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Subseries 2B: Family Correspondence, 1947-2009
Collection Description & Creator Information
This collection contains notebooks and notes and drafts of Alegría's writings, including manuscripts of Luisa en el país de la realidad, Saudade/Sorrow, and Soltando amarras/Casting Off. Correspondence consists of letters exchanged with family members, publishers, and such writers as Mario Benedetti, Julio Cortázar, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Alfonso Quijada Urías, and Sergio Ramírez. Also includes photographs, audiovisual material, and writings of others on Alegría.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent except for family emails and letters, which were addressed collectively to many family members at the same time. These files are arranged chronologically.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use, but financial documents are restricted until December 2030.
- 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:
Subseries 2B: Family Correspondence; Claribel Alegría Papers, C1363, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 12-13