Eliseo Diego Papers
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Eliseo Diego is a Cuban poet, author, and translator.
The collection consists of papers of Diego, Cuban poet, author, and translator: 20 letters (1946-1990) by Gaston Baquero, Alfonso Reyes, Eugenio Florit, and other friends and writers to Diego; 28 letters (circa 1960-1990) by Diego to various friends and family members; 56 additional letters (circa 1940-1960) by Diego to his wife, Bella Garcia-Marruz Badio; and an undated, typed manuscript entitled "Los Zapatos Vacios" by Reinaldo Arenas with autograph annotations by Eliseo Diego. Also included is a postcard photograph of Diego.
Purchased from Josefina de Diego in 1999. Card sent by Josefina de Diego is a gift from Peter Thomas.
No appraisal information is available.
- Cuban literature -- 20th century
- Husband and wife -- Cuba -- 20th century -- Correspondence
- Latin American literature -- 20th century
- Manuscripts Division
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The collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
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.
Includes letters by Gaston Baquero, Eugenio Florit, Ramón Gómez de la Serna, Jorge Guillén, José Lezama Lima, Dulce María Loynaz, Julián and Tangui Orbón, Alphonso Reyes, José María Valverde,Physical Description
56 letters.Physical Description
Recipients include Hugo [?], Claude Couffon, Constante Alejandro de ("Rapi")Diego García-Marruz (son), Eliseo Alberto de ("Lichi") Diego García-Marruz (son), Ismael de Diego de los Ríos (grandson), and Luis Rogelio Nogueras, and María Zambrano.Physical Description
TMs of speech by Josefina de Diego (daughter) delivered at Instituto de Literatura y Lingüística on December 3, 2000; and Aquí he vivido: Edición bilingüe con traducciones del autor (paperback book).Physical Description
TMs, 2 pp., 1960s May 14 (with AN by Diego)Physical Description