- Series 6: Political Archive
Series 6: Political Archive
58 boxes (39 partial)
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-.
Extent: 58 boxes (39 partial)
Languages: Spanish or Castilian.
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.
This series consists of Vargas Llosa's political correspondence, primarily
covering the years 1988 to 1991, with the general public and with Peruvian
politicians such as Fernando Belaúnde Terry, Luis Bedoya Reyes, and Javier
Silva Ruete. There is also a large amount of correspondence with other
leaders of Movimiento Libertad and Vargas Llosa's presidential campaign
staff such as Luis Bustamante Belaunde, Miguel Cruchaga, Miguel Vega Alvear,
Enrique Ghersi, Frederick Cooper Llosa, and Jorge Salmón Jordán. There are
also manuscripts of speeches delivered by Vargas Llosa; preliminary drafts
and printed versions of publications of FREDEMO and Movimiento Libertad such
as Bases para el Plan de Gobierno (1990-1995) ,
Acción para el cambio , and El país que vendrá ; and correspondence and
printed material related to two conferences held in Lima, Peru: the First
National Congress of Movimiento Libertad (April 14-16, 1989), and the other,
a world meeting sponsored by the Peruvian association "Associación
Pro-Desarrollo," "La Revolución de la Libertad" (March 7-9, 1990). The
sub-series for Movimiento Libertad and FREDEMO include manuscripts of
speeches and political papers by Vargas Llosa and others. The photographs
sub-series also includes approximately 20 photographs of Alberto Fujimori
campaigning in Peru during the first round of elections (April 1990), and a
small amount of miscellaneous printed material. See also series VII.
This series is arranged into nine subseries: General Correspondence, Campaign
Correspondence, Movimento Libertad [Libertad Movement], Frente Democrático
[FREDEMO], Photographs, Miscellaneous Printed Material, Acción Solidaria
[Joint Action], Programa de Apoyo Social [PAS] [Social Support Program], and
Series 6: Political Archive; 1987-1991; Mario Vargas Llosa Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.