Contents and Arrangement

Part Four (continued): Telegrams and Mailgrams (77 total), dates not examined

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of personal papers of Biography of José Martínez Sotomayor. Martínez Sotomayor's correspondence includes letters from other members of the "Contemporáneos" group, such as José Gorostiza, Jaime Torres Bodet, and Xavier Villaurrutia. Also included are letters from Mexican novelists and essayists Agustín Yañez, Efraín González Luna, and Alfonso Gutiérrez Hermosillo.

The papers contain autograph and typescript manuscripts of three of Martínez Sotomayor's books: La Rueca de Air (novel), Lentitud (short stories), and Locura (short stories). The manuscripts for La Rueca de Aire (The Twisting of the Wind) include a copy of the printed book, published in 1930. There are subseries of correspondence related to each of these three books, and a separate series of general correspondence and documents, covering the period 1930-1932, primarily.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

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:

Part Four (continued): Telegrams and Mailgrams (77 total); José Martínez Sotomayor Papers, C0830, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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