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García Lupo, Rogelio‏ and García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014
Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Gabriel García Márquez Correspondence with Rogelio García Lupo
Manuscripts Division
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1 box
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box B-001493
Spanish; Castilian


Consists of seven typed letters by Gabriel García Marquez and five typed letters by Rogelio García Lupo.

Collection Description & Creator Information


Contains correspondence between Gabriel García Márquez and Rogelio García Lupo, consisting of seven letters by García Marquez and five letters by García Lupo. Topics discussed include literary matters, including García Márquez's discussions about his novel, "Cien años de soledad"; as well as political and personal matters.


Arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Rogelio García Lupo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 16, 1931. He was a journalist and historian, and was co-founder, along with García Márquez, of the Cuban news agency "Prensa Latina," and author of numerous articles and books. He died on August 19, 2016 in Palermo, Argentina.

Gabriel García Márquez was born in Aracataca, Colombia, on March 6, 1927. He was an author, journalist, and screenwriter. García Márquez died on April 17, 2014 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Collection History


Purchased from Librería Aquilanti (Buenos Aires, Argentina) in 2020 (AM 2021-1). Purchase was made in part with funds from the Program in Latin American Studies.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were removed from the collection during 2020 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Armando Suárez in August 2020. Finding aid written by Armando Suárez in August 2020.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Open for research.

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:

Gabriel García Márquez Correspondence with Rogelio García Lupo; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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