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Personal Documents, 1943-2012
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Includes two nominations for literary prizes, and prize and other certificates; clippings of articles, reviews, and interviews; invitations to conferences and conference programs; identification and other papers of Eltit and family members; and photographs of Eltit, family members, and various literary and political figures.
The order of materials at the time of their acquisition has been maintained.
No materials were separated from the collection during 2013 processing.
Correspondence was re-opened in 2017.
- Processing Information
Folder inventory added by Feng Zhu '14 in 2013.
Description was updated by Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez in February 2017.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Select correspondence is closed until 2041.
- 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.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
- Credit this material:
Personal Documents; Diamela Eltit Papers, C1457, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Boxes 4-6; 8
- Eltit, Diamela, 1949-