Miscellaneous Latin American autographs

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous Latin American autographs, 1926-91, comprising letters to unknown correspondents by Alberto Hidalgo (1) and Octavio Paz (1); and letters to Robert Pring-Mill from Gonzalo Rojas (1) and Mario Vargas Llosa (2).

Administrative / Biographical History

The collection includes autographs of Alberto Hidalgo (1897-1967), Peruvian poet; Octavio Paz (1914-88), Mexican poet, writer and diplomat; Gonzalo Rojas (b. 1917), Chilean poet; and Mario Vargas Llosa (b. 1936), Peruvian novelist and essayist.


The manuscripts are arranged alphabetically by author.

Conditions Governing Access

For admissions procedures please contact the library on tay-enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

D. Santini, The letters and papers of modern European writers and others in the library of the Taylor Institution (Oxford, 1996) is mounted at: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/taylor/finding-resources/special-collections.