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Torres Fierro, Danubio, 1947-
Danubio Torres Fierro Papers
Manuscripts Division
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1952-2003 (mostly 1971-2003)
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1


Consists of selected correspondence of the Uruguayan writer and editor Danubio Torres Fierro.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts by many leading Latin American writers, including Reinaldo Arenas, José Bianco, Jorge Luis Borges, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Carlos Fuentes, Alberto Girri, Victoria Ocampo, Octavio Paz, Angel Rama, and Emir Rodríguez Monegal.


Organized into one series:

Collection Creator Biography:

Torres Fierro, Danubio, 1947-

Danubio Torres Fierro was born in Uruguay in 1947. He has been the editor-in-chief of several Latin American literary magazines: Plural (Mexico, 1974-1976), Revista de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (1981-1985), and Vuelta Sudamericana (Buenos Aires, 1986-1989). His own publications include Los territorios del exilio (La Gaya Ciencia, 1979) and Memoria plural: Entrevistas a escritores latinoamericanos (1986).

Collection History


Purchased from Danubio Torres Fierro in December 2007 (AM2008-51).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by John Delaney in December 2007. Finding aid written by John Delaney on December 14, 2007.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

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:

Danubio Torres Fierro Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
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Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1