Contents and Arrangement

Casa de América, 2006-2007

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


This collection consists of the personal and literary papers of Enrique Fierro and Ida Vitale. More than half of the collection consists of Fierro's and Vitale's correspondence with writers, critics, publishers, artists, educational and artistic institutions, and friends. Major correspondents include Mario Benedetti, Italo Calvino, Reinaldo Arenas, Julio Cortázar, Eliseo Diego, José Donoso, Clarice Lispector, Álvaro Mutis, Juan Carlos Onetti, Octavio Paz, Ángel Rama, Emir Rodrígiez Monegal, Gonzalo Rojas, Ernesto Sábato, Idea Vilariño, and several Uruguayan authors and artists.

The rest of the collection consists of writings by Fierro and Vitale, reviews and essays about them, writings of other authors, some photos, and miscellaneous printed materials.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research, but the correspondence with Alejandro Rossi and Guillermo Sheridan has been restricted by Enrique Fierro and Ida Vitale until the death of Rossi, Sheridan, Fierro, and Vitale.

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:

Casa de América; Enrique Fierro and Ida Vitale papers, C1249, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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