The librarian Teresa Andrés was number one in the class of 1931 of the Faculty of Archivists, Librarians, and Archaeologists. She was assigned to the Royal Palace Archives .
During the Civil War she was responsible for the Popular Culture Libraries together with Juan Vicéns de la Llave and was Delegate of the Ministry of Public Instruction and Fine Arts in Valencia.
Her family suffered repression during the military coup of 1936, her father and a brother being killed. When the war ended, she and her husband Emilio Gómez Nadal went into exile in France, where they collaborated with the French Resistance during World War II. In 1944, they lost their son Vicente.
Teresa was unable to return to Spain and died prematurely in Paris. She was only 39 years old.
Her son Antonio Gómez Andrés has written the biography of his mother to vindicate her career.