Contents and Arrangement

Ledessus, José, 1 ALS, dates not examined

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Contains drafts of the novels El Peso de la Noche (Santiago de Chile: Zig-Zag, 1967), Persona Non Grata (Barcelona: Barral Editores, 1973), Los Convidados de Piedra (Barcelona: Seix Barral, 1978), and El Museo de Cera (Barcelona: Bruguera, 1981). Drafts of several short stories, essays, and articles, as well as notebooks (1953-1970) and correspondence (1957-1982) with literary figures, politicians, and his extensive family, are also included. José Donoso, Sergio Edwards, Jaime Laso, Enrique Lihn, Pablo Neruda, Luis Pascal, José Rodriguez Feo, Jorge Sanhueza, Mario Vargas Llosa, and Claudio Véliz are some of the correspondents.

Collection History

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Ledessus, José, 1 ALS; Jorge Edwards Collection, C0069, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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