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Manuscripts

Manuscripts Division
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
609-258-3184
Curator of Manuscripts
609-258-3186

Princeton University has extensive holdings of literary correspondence, manuscripts, and other papers of contemporary Latin American authors, critics, and other intellectuals, with special emphasis on literature since "the Boom." The Manuscripts Division holdsmore than 70 author archives and related collections, including the papers of Claribel Alegría, Reinaldo Arenas, José Bianco, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Julio Cortázar, José Donoso, Carlos Fuentes, Juan García Ponce, Elena Garro, Margo Glantz, Jorge Ibargüengoitia, Vicente Leñero, Sergio Pitol, Emir Rodríguez Monegal, Alejandra Pizarnik, SergioRamírez, Juan José Saer, and Mario Vargas Llosa (Nobel Prize in Literature, 2010), and Saúl Yurkievich. Archives of Latin American Writers and Intellectuals in the Manuscripts Division: Literary Archives is an online listing of collections, with links to finding aids. Areas of research supported include cinema, publishing, the internationalization of Latin American culture, the economics of culture, politics, history, translation, censorship, literary analysis, and gender studies, among many topics.