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Subseries 5: Testimonios, 1985-2009
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Includes testimonial accounts from detention survivors and others affected by the Argentine military regime. These testimonies may have been documented or collected by Gelman and La Madrid during their investigations and may have been presented to judges in various prosecuting cases against military personnel or may have been collected for Ni el flaco perdón de Dios/Hijos de desaparecidos.
Non-unique, printed materials such as book and journal publications were removed from the collection during the 2016 processing.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez with the assistance of Isabella Litke and Ann-Elise Siden in May 2016. Processing of the born-digital material was done by Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez, Ann-Elise Siden, and Jarrett Drake in June 2016. Finding aid written by Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez in June 2016.
Additional materials were processed by Armando Suárez in 2021.
Audiovisual materials from this collection were digitized in 2017.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The majority of the collection is open for research.
These boxes (B-000765, B-000766 and B-000767) are closed to the public until Juan Gelman's birth centennial on May 3, 2030: Correspondencia familiar; Investigación: correos electrónicos desde 1998 a 2000. This material is intellectually organized in Series 2: Correspondence, and Series 4: Family / Investigation, but physically stored in restricted boxes.
The papers contain 164 3.5" floppy disks pertaining to Gelman's human rights investigations that have been digitally preserved and are pending public access.
- 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:
Subseries 5: Testimonios; Juan Gelman Papers, C1511, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Boxes B-000742 to B-000744