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This collection consists of personal and working papers of Carlos Fuentes,
Mexican author, editor, and diplomat: notebooks, manuscripts of novels and
novellas, short stories, plays, screenplays, nonfiction writings, speeches and
interviews, translations of fiction and nonfiction, correspondence, juvenilia,
drawings, documents, photographs, audiocassettes, papers of others, scrapbooks,
and printed material. Included are manuscripts and some galleys and page proofs
with holograph corrections of the novels La cabeza de la
hidra, Cambio de piel, La campaña, Constancia y otras
novelas para vírgenes, Cristóbal Nonato,
Una familia lejana, Gringo viejo, La muerte de Artemio
Cruz, El naranjo, o los círculos del tiempo,
La región más transparente, and Terra Nostra; draft manuscripts and some galleys and
page proofs for the English translations of the novels listed above, and for
novels Aura, Diana, The
Goddess Who Hunts Alone, The Years with Laura
Diaz, and Inez. There are also drafts of
short stories collected under the titles Agua
quemada, Cantar de ciegos, Chac Mool y otros cuentos, Cuerpos y ofrendas and Los días
enmascarados; drafts of plays Todos los gatos
son pardos, El tuerto es rey and Orchids in the Moonlight (English and Spanish
versions); drafts of program scripts for the television series The Buried Mirror, and Spanish language version El espejo enterrado; and drafts of the companion
books to the TV series.The collection also includes drafts of screenplays written by Fuentes, or in
collaboration with others, such as “Children of Sanchez,” “Juarez,” and a film
about Luis Buñuel; and many manuscripts of screenplays written by others,
several of which are adaptations of Fuentes' books, such as “Aura” by Serge
Sandor, “Birthdays” by Guillermo Cabrera Infante, and “Old Gringo” by Luis
Valdez. The Nonfiction and Speeches and Interviews subseries are extensive and
include a wide variety of journalism written for major newspapers and magazines
in the U.S., Mexico, and Spain and for other publications. Speechs include
Fuentes' Harvard University commencement address, and his acceptance speech for
the Premio Cervantes [literary prize] delivered in 1983 and 1988,
respectively.The papers also include correspondence with translators and drafts of many
translations of Fuentes' writings. Included are typescript drafts, galleys, and
page proofs of translations by Margaret Sayers Peden of several of Fuentes'
novels, including Terra Nostra. Correspondence
between Peden and Fuentes spans the period 1971-1990; correspondence with Céline
Zins, primary translator of Fuentes' writings into French, is also extensive and
spans 1970 to 1992.The Correspondence series covers the period 1944-1994, and includes letters from
family members and a wide range of publishers, literary agents, artists,
filmmakers, and politicians.There are letters received and letters sent by Fuentes to Latin American writers,
including Alfonso Reyes, Miguel Angel Asturias, and Juan Carlos Onetti, and to
writers of the “Boom” in Latin American fiction, such as Cabrera Infante, José
Donoso, Gabriel García Márquez, Julio Cortázar, and Mario Vargas Llosa. Some of
the Mexican writers represented in the collection are Octavio Paz, José Emilio
Pacheco, Elena Garro, Elena Poniatowska, Fernando Benítez, Ramón Xirau, María
Luisa Mendoza, and Carlos Monsiváis.There is also extensive correspondence with international writers Harold Pinter,
Milan Kundera, Vasiles Vasilikos, Italo Calvino, Régis Debray, Philip Roth,
Norman Mailer, and William Styron, among others, and with filmmakers and film
producers, including Luis Buñuel, Joseph Losey, Manuel Barbachano Ponce, and
Tomás Gutiérrez Alea. The series also includes correspondence with literary
agents and publishers that documents the financial and public success of
Fuentes' career. Some of the publishers and literary agents represented are
Brandt & Brandt, Carmen Balcells/Agencia Literaria, Farrar, Straus &
Giroux, Fondo de CulturaEconómica, and Editorials Joaquín Mortiz and Seix
Barral. Publishing executives include Carlos Barral, Joaquín Díez-Canedo, Claude
Gallimard, José Luis Martínez, Arnaldo Orfila Reynal, and Roger W. Straus, Jr.
Correspondence with Farrar, Straus & Giroux covers the period 1963-1993 and
includes contracts and other publishing documents. There is also a large amount
of correspondence with students and readers, covering the period 1962-1994.The collection also includes juvenile writings and drawings from the 1940s and
early 1950s, and other miscellaneous cartoons and drawings. There are
photographs of Carlos Fuentes and others, miscellaneous documents, and
audiocassettes and videcassettes of the author's readings speeches, and other
presentations.The Papers of Others series includes manuscripts by a wide variety of Latin
American and American writers, including a one-act play by Octavio Paz and short
stories by Juan Rulfo and Julio Cortázar; copies of several doctoral
dissertations and other theses on Carlos Fuentes; and a typescript draft and
page proofs of a book edited by Cintio Vitier, Antología
de la poesía hispanoamericana contemporánea (1925-1955).There is a large amount of printed material both by the author and about the
author in the Scrapbooks, Clippings, and Printed Material series. There are
clippings and articles in many languages and from publications around the world.
Articles include essays, book reviews, interviews, and bibliographies of the
author's work. There are 27 scrapbooks, compiled by the author, which contain
clippings, memorabilia, and photographs. The series also includes Christmas
cards, invitations, maps, menus, and lecture and conference programs.

Atlases and Maps

  • Philippe Vandermaelen: Atlas Universel (1827)

    In March 2009, with substantial funds provided by the Friends of the Princeton University Library, supplemented with money from Rare Books, the Historic Maps Collection acquired a copy of Belgian cartographer Philippe Vandermaelen’s Atlas universel, consisting of approximately 380 conically projected sheets of maps and 40 pages of statistical tables in six volumes. This folio-size atlas is remarkable for several reasons. It is the first atlas produced by the then new printing process of lithography. It is also the first atlas to show the whole world in maps using a large uniform scale—about 26 miles to the inch. Moreover, the maps are designed to be joined into a three-dimensional terrestrial globe with a diameter of approximately 7.75 meters (almost 25 feet). The library's Digital Studio joined in our project to digitize the sheets so that they could be made available, in high resolution, over the web. In addition, because of the projection of the maps, we felt that stitching the continental maps together and wrapping their "skin" over a generic globe would provide a unique viewing experience--creating a virtual 3D version of Vandermaelen's physical globe. This was achieved by the library's GIS librarian, with some help from the university's Media Center.

  • Rare Books

    See entrys in thie guide for the following:

    ENGLISH BOOKS, EARLY PRINTED, 1475-1700
    ENGLISH BOOKS -- The Princeton One Hundred Great English Books
    ENGLISH CIVILIZATION OF THE LATTER SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
    ENGLISH LITERATURE AND HISTORY -- EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
    ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY See: VICTORIAN POETS, VICTORIAN NOVELISTS as well as many relevant author entries in this Guide
    ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE 1890'S
    ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY See: EDWARDIAN NOVELS, BEACH, SYLVIA (1887-1962), and many relevant author entries in this Guide

  • Public Policy

    Dwight D. Eisenhower Administration Photographs

    George W. Ball Papers

    John Foster Dulles Papers

    Chalmers Benedict Wood Papers

    Development and Resources Corporation 

    William E. Colby Papers

    George McGovern Papers

    William P. Bundy Papers

    Arthur F. Rall Papers

  • Todd Collection of Photographically Extra-Illustrated Tauchnitz Editions, 1750-1985

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  • Miscellaneous Screenplays

    The collection consists of miscellaneous screenplays and related materials, such as continuity, superimposed versions (i.e. script translations), release dialogue scripts, and revisions/drafts. There are also a few information packets--these include interviews with and/or biographies of stars, synopses, and various and sundry other materials meant for release. Studios represented include 20th Century Fox, United Artists, Warner Brothers, MGM, Universal Studios, Paramount Pictures, Columbia Pictures, and Walt Disney. Film titles of note include "Barbarella," "Buck Rogers," "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "Casablanca," "Chinatown," "Cinderella," "Citizen Kane," "A Clockwork Orange," "Doctor Zhivago," "Flashdance," "Goldfinger," "Superman," "Taming of the Shrew," "The Ten Commandments," "2001: A Space Odyssey, and "Wait Until Dark."

  • Zelda Fitzgerald Papers

    The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, miscellaneous notes andrelated material, documents, pictures, clippings, and photographs of ZeldaFitzgerald. Included are the typescript, set for printer, of Save Me the Waltz (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,1932), manuscripts (mostly typescripts) of short stories, articles, and her play Scandalabra , and tear sheets of some of herpublished articles and stories: "Big Top," "Caesar's Things," "Choreography ofan Idea," "Janno and Jacob," "Other Names for Roses," "Show Mr. and Mrs. F. toNumber...," and "Unembellished." Also present is a portrait drawing by Zelda ofher husband, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and several other drawings. There are lettersto her daughter, Frances Scott Fitzgerald (married name, Scottie FitzgeraldSmith), correspondence with other people, such as Ludlow Fowler, Charles Kalman,Margaret Turnbull, George Nathan, and others, and correspondence between variousfamily members. Correspondence between Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald is gatheredin his Papers (C0187). Additions to her papers consist of a family scrapbook of photographs, clippingsand memorabilia, dating from Zelda's childhood to 1927, and an album, compiledby Eleanor Lanahan in 1997, entitled Zelda by Herself, The Art of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald , which contains a 45-page catalogand 235 color slides of all of the known art works of Zelda Fitzgerald and theirvarious locations. A later addition includes a jacket worn by Zelda, aphotograph of Zelda, Lane Montgomery's notes about Zelda from her writings, andher correspondence with Scottie Fitzgerald Smith (daughter of Zelda and F. ScottFitzgerald) and others about Zelda and William Luce's play Zelda (1984) in which Ms. Montgomery collaborated and performed.

  • Zelda Fitzgerald Papers

    The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, miscellaneous notes andrelated material, documents, pictures, clippings, and photographs of ZeldaFitzgerald. Included are the typescript, set for printer, of Save Me the Waltz (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,1932), manuscripts (mostly typescripts) of short stories, articles, and her play Scandalabra , and tear sheets of some of herpublished articles and stories: "Big Top," "Caesar's Things," "Choreography ofan Idea," "Janno and Jacob," "Other Names for Roses," "Show Mr. and Mrs. F. toNumber...," and "Unembellished." Also present is a portrait drawing by Zelda ofher husband, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and several other drawings. There are lettersto her daughter, Frances Scott Fitzgerald (married name, Scottie FitzgeraldSmith), correspondence with other people, such as Ludlow Fowler, Charles Kalman,Margaret Turnbull, George Nathan, and others, and correspondence between variousfamily members. Correspondence between Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald is gatheredin his Papers (C0187). Additions to her papers consist of a family scrapbook of photographs, clippingsand memorabilia, dating from Zelda's childhood to 1927, and an album, compiledby Eleanor Lanahan in 1997, entitled Zelda by Herself, The Art of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald , which contains a 45-page catalogand 235 color slides of all of the known art works of Zelda Fitzgerald and theirvarious locations. A later addition includes a jacket worn by Zelda, aphotograph of Zelda, Lane Montgomery's notes about Zelda from her writings, andher correspondence with Scottie Fitzgerald Smith (daughter of Zelda and F. ScottFitzgerald) and others about Zelda and William Luce's play Zelda (1984) in which Ms. Montgomery collaborated and performed.

  • William Michael Rossetti Collection

    The collection consists primarily of original letters and manuscripts of WilliamMichael Rossetti, one of the Pre-Raphaelite "brothers." Rossetti'scorrespondents include Charles Aldrich, William M. Colles, E. H. Leggatt,Everard Meynell, David M. Main, Frederick Locker, Ford Madox Ford, TheodoreWatts-Dunton, Walter Severn, Octavia Susman, and others. The manuscripts includean introduction to Miscellaneous Essays, Sketches, and Reviews, a volume of William Makepeace Thackeray's works; two undatedessays attributed to Rossetti entitled "Flowers in Ancient Egypt" and "TheGardens of Ancient Egypt;" a prefatory note to Charles Dicken's Pictures from Italy; and a biographical sketch ofFord Madox Brown. Also present are three photographs of Rossetti and familymembers, and a small selection of miscellanea, including an article on Italianhistory and the politics of the Papacy by Rossetti's father, GabrieleRossetti.The following standard abbreviations, or their variations, are used to identifymaterials in this collection: ALS = autograph letter signed, ACS = autographcard signed, ANS = autograph note signed, AMs = autograph manuscript, and TMs =typed manuscript.

  • William Francis Magie Papers

    The collection consists of miscellaneous papers of Magie: records and reportcards from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), school recordsfrom Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Berlin, manuscripts of some of hisaddresses, a manuscript of the "Account of the process of making the Ph.D. atBerlin, 1885," and selected correspondence. The records from the College of NewJersey include an entrance exam schedule, Magie's letter of admission (1875),and his award certificate (1878) for the Dickinson Prize. There are sixautograph (and one typewritten) addresses on various scientific topics given atconferences and club meetings. The records from Friedrich-Wilhelms-UniversitätBerlin include a registration form, a student ID card, a receipt, a studentmanual (1882), three lists of classes, a record of courses taken, his Ph.D.degree (1884), and a printed copy of his dissertation (1885). The correspondenceincludes three letters (1882) to Magie's mother and father from Princeton, and aletter and two photographs from Frederick S. Osborne to Edward Steese, datedJuly 2, 1945, regarding the Magie grave tablet. In addition, there is shortdocument about physics signed by Hermann von Helmholtz, Magie's German mentor.

  • William Francis Magie Papers

    The collection consists of miscellaneous papers of Magie: records and reportcards from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), school recordsfrom Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Berlin, manuscripts of some of hisaddresses, a manuscript of the "Account of the process of making the Ph.D. atBerlin, 1885," and selected correspondence. The records from the College of NewJersey include an entrance exam schedule, Magie's letter of admission (1875),and his award certificate (1878) for the Dickinson Prize. There are sixautograph (and one typewritten) addresses on various scientific topics given atconferences and club meetings. The records from Friedrich-Wilhelms-UniversitätBerlin include a registration form, a student ID card, a receipt, a studentmanual (1882), three lists of classes, a record of courses taken, his Ph.D.degree (1884), and a printed copy of his dissertation (1885). The correspondenceincludes three letters (1882) to Magie's mother and father from Princeton, and aletter and two photographs from Frederick S. Osborne to Edward Steese, datedJuly 2, 1945, regarding the Magie grave tablet. In addition, there is shortdocument about physics signed by Hermann von Helmholtz, Magie's German mentor.

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