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Subseries 1A: Writings, 1937-1977
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
This subseries consists of both fiction and non-fiction prose manuscripts. The majority of the manuscripts are unpublished, but the collection includes the following published works (complete unless otherwise indicated): Adiós, Robinson y otras piezas breves (1995) [two short plays], Los autonautas de la cosmopista: O, un viaje atemporal París-Marsella (1983), Diario de Andrés Fava (1995), El examen (1986), Rayuela (1963) [notes and short manuscript excerpts] and Teoría del túnel (1947). Many of the items, some with titles or otherwise identifiable as individual manuscripts, have been separated from a large miscellaneous folder. For items filed together in one folder, see the reference to the alternate folder. Furthermore, there is a small selection of quotations that Cortázar collected from the works of others, as well as miscellanea that include writing notes.
This subseries is organized alphabetically by the title, first line, or subject (not including the initial article), and then chronologically by the date or version. For example, "La verdad sobre los pulpos" is alphabetized by "V."
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Karla Vecchia in 2002 and updated by her in 2004. Finding aid written by Karla Vecchia in 2002.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing 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.
- 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:
Subseries 1A: Writings; Julio Cortázar Papers, C0888, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-3