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Collection Overview

Title:
Rodolfo Alonso Correspondence and Photographs
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/1v53k061v
Dates:
1910-2016 (mostly 1953-2016)
Size:
6 boxes and 2.5 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-6
Language:
, , and

Abstract

Rodolfo Alonso is an Argentine poet, translator, essayist, and editor. The collection includes Alonso's correspondence with various Latin American writers including Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Raúl Gustavo Aguirre, Juan Gelman, Augusto Roa Bastos, Juan José Saer, Ernesto Sábato, Lêdo Ivo, Hector Tizón, Edgar Bayley, António Ramos Rosa, Milton de Lima Sousa, and Claudio Magris. In addition, the collection includes photographs of Alonso throughout his career with many Latin American figures as well as a personal collection of his family and travels.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection includes Alonso's correspondence with various Latin American writers including Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Raúl Gustavo Aguirre, Juan Gelman, Augusto Roa Bastos, Juan José Saer, Ernesto Sábato, Lêdo Ivo, Hector Tizón, Edgar Bayley, António Ramos Rosa, Milton de Lima Sousa, and Claudio Magris. In addition, the collection includes photographs of Alonso throughout his career with many Latin American figures as well as a personal collection of his family and travels. Some highlights found in the photographic portion of the collection include early photographs (mid 1950s) of Alonso and his Poesía Buenos Aires colleagues.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series: Series 1: Correspondence, and Series 2: Photographs.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Purchase, 2013 (AM 2013-52).

Purchase, 2016 (AM 2017-59).

Appraisal

Nothing was removed from the collection during the 2015 and 2017 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez with assistance from Kristine Gift and Noga Zaborowski in July 2015. Finding aid written by Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez in July 2015. Findind aid was updated in August 2017.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open.

Conditions Governing 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:

Rodolfo Alonso Correspondence and Photographs; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/1v53k061v
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184