Series 3: Correspondence

portions of 26 boxes

This collection is stored at Firestone Library and Firestone Library.

This collection is stored onsite at Firestone Library. Box 86, folder 25 and box 89, folders 14-15 are stored in special vault facilities.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Vargas Llosa, Mario, 1936-.

Dates: 1957-1994.

Extent: portions of 26 boxes

Languages: Spanish or Castilian.

Access Restrictions

The letter by Luis Loayza dated June 30, 1964, shall remain closed to the public until 20 years after the death of Luis Loayza; the letters of Abelardo Oquendo dated November 11, 1958, August 2, 1962, February 14, June 6, July 3, August 18, September 1, October 13 and 29, December 14, 1964, and January 20, 1965 shall remain closed to the public until December 2018.


Consists of letters from family members, publishers, and a wide range of renowned writers such as Jorge Amado, José María Arguedas, Carlos Barral, Mario Benedetti, José Bianco, Julio Cortázar, José Donoso, Rosario Ferré, Carlos Fuentes, Gabriel García Márquez, Ana María Matute, Pablo Neruda, José Emilio Pacheco, Nelida Piñon, Carlos Quijano, Augusto Roa Bastos, Sebastián Salazar Bondy, Manuel Scorza, and others.


This series is arranged into two subseries: Pre-1984, and Post-1984.

Preferred Citation

Series 3: Correspondence; 1957-1994; Mario Vargas Llosa Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Title Date Container
    Subseries 3A: Pre-1984 1957-1984 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subseries 3B: Post-1984 1985-1994 Explore Multiple Containers

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