Contents and Arrangement

Various Occupations, 1984-1997

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


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.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

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

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

This collection is open.

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:

Various Occupations; Rodolfo Alonso Correspondence and Photographs, C1439, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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