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Ejército Uruguayo, 2000
Collection Description & Creator Information
Contains handwritten, typewritten, and printout drafts and notes of Juan Gelman's writings, audiovisual materials, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed materials, awards, and analog and born-digital research and investigation files related to politics and human rights abuses in Argentina and Uruguay.
Additional materials consist of original drafts and documents related to Juan Gelman's writing; letters received by Juan Gelman from colleagues, friends, and family; publishing contracts; letters, contracts, and other documents about Juan Gelman's work as a translator; poems, notes, articles, and other texts, many of these related to the campaign to lift the ban on Juan Gelman's entry into Argentina and his return to Buenos Aires; newspaper and magazine clippings related to the ban on Juan Gelman's entry into Argentina, as well as celebrating his return; personal papers of Juan Gelman and others related to Marcelo and Paulina, including photographs of Gelman and the family; poems and other works by other writers; and audio cassettes, including the music Juan Gelman listened to while writing and cassettes with interviews with Juan Gasparini, writer, former Montonero and former ESMA prisoner.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
Non-unique, printed materials such as book and journal publications were removed from the collection during the 2016 processing.
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- Access Restrictions:
The majority of the collection is open for research.
Two original boxes 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.
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Ejército Uruguayo; Juan Gelman Papers, C1511, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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