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Collection Overview

Diego, Eliseo
Eliseo Diego Papers
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.25 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1


This collection consists of papers of Diego, Cuban poet, author, and translator. Included are correspondence between Diego, his wife, various friends and other writers.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of papers of Diego, Cuban poet, author, and translator: 20 letters (1946-1990) by Gaston Baquero, Alfonso Reyes, Eugenio Florit, and other friends and writers to Diego; 28 letters (circa 1960-1990) by Diego to various friends and family members; 56 additional letters (circa 1940-1960) by Diego to his wife, Bella Garcia-Marruz Badio; and an undated, typed manuscript entitled "Los Zapatos Vacios" by Reinaldo Arenas with autograph annotations by Eliseo Diego. Also included is a postcard photograph of Diego.

Collection Creator Biography:

Diego, Eliseo

Eliseo Diego is a Cuban poet, author, and translator.

Collection History


Purchased from Josefina de Diego in 1999. Card sent by Josefina de Diego is a gift from Peter Thomas.


No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Eliseo Diego Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1