Contents and Arrangement

Series 3: Audiovisual Material, 1975-2006

5 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection contains typed manuscript drafts with author corrections of several of her major works: Las mil y una calorías, No pronunciarás, Doscientas ballenas azules, Las genealogías, Síndrome de naufragios, De la amorosa inclinación a enredarse en cabellos, Apariciones, and Saña. Typed manuscript drafts of short stories, critical essays and talks, and theatrical, radio, and TV adaptations of La hija del Judío also appear in the collection. Correspondence consists of letters from friends, scholars, and Latin American writers, including Angélica Gorodischer, José Kozer, Juan Antonio Masoliver Ródenas, Sergio Pitol, Mercedes Valdivieso, and Luisa Valenzuela. The collection also includes audiovisual material about Glantz and about numerous writers and intellectuals (mostly Mexican), such as audiocassette, CD, DVD, and VHS recordings of Glantz's interviews and TV and radio appearances.


Three subseries arranged by type of material: Subseries 3A: Audiocassettes, 3B: Compact Discs and DVDs, and 3C: Videotapes. Material is organized chronologically within each subseries.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

For preservation reasons, physical access to original audio and visual media in a variety of magnetic and optic formats is restricted. The Special Collections does not have playback equipment and facilities, and all original media, especially in obsolete formats, must be digitally remastered or converted in accordance with prevailing preservation standards in order to be safely accessed. Subject to curatorial approval, patrons may request duplicates of such original media, but will be responsible for both the cost of digital conversion and the cost of the duplicate, payable in advance. Public Services staff handles all such requests. Depending on the nature of the media, this process can take 4-6 weeks or longer.

Credit this material:

Series 3: Audiovisual Material; Margo Glantz Papers, C1358, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 20-24