Contents and Arrangement

Series 2: Correspondence, 1952-2003

8 linear feet

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


This collection contains notes and drafts of Monterroso's books, essays, short stories, and other writings; his notebooks; extensive personal and business correspondence; his drawings; photographs of Monterroso, family, and friends; and family papers.


Personal and business correspondence are separated; however, slight overlap exists as it did in Monterroso's files. Unidentified letters appear at the end of the personal correspondence.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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:

Series 2: Correspondence; Augusto Monterroso Papers, C1109, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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