Contents and Arrangement

"El santo oficio", undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The papers consist of José Emilio Pacheco's handwritten notebooks, in which Pacheco appears to have recorded draft iterations of his writings, miscellaneous notes, and other information related to his creative process; diaries and journals containing handwritten dated entries; writings, such as drafts, excerpts, addenda, and final versions, including poetry, short stories, scripts, screenplays, essays, articles, and translations; a few writings by others; correspondence from various colleagues, publishers, family, and friends, including Octavio Paz, Juan Vicente Melo, Carlos Fuentes, José Miguel Oviedo, Sergio Galindo, Bruno Arcudi, Félix Grande, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Homero Aridjis, Carlos Monsivaís, Rosario Castellanos, José Bianco, and Vicente Rojo; printed materials, including periodicals, newspaper clippings, articles, publications, and broadsides; and other materials, including photographs, biographical documents, certificates, and materials related to awards given to Pacheco.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were removed from the collection during 2019 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Open for research. Materials in the "Diaries and Journals" file group (boxes B-001261 to B-001268) are restricted for a period of five years, until 2024, as requested by Cristina Pacheco.

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:

"El santo oficio"; José Emilio Pacheco Papers, C1619, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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