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Fall 2015 Newsletter

Peek into the Papers of Gabriel García Márquez

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Cuban leader Fidel Castro, García Márquez, and literary agent Carmen Balcells in Havana (circa 1980-1990s).

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Gabriel García Márquez and his wife, Mercedes, on the morning of the announcement of his winning the Nobel prize (October 10, 1982).

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Front page of García Márquez's passport from 1955. Photo by Rodrigo García Márquez.

The archive of Colombian author and intellectual Gabriel García Márquez opens for research in the Ransom Center's Reading and Viewing Room on October 21. While cataloging the collection, archivist Daniela Lozano came across many fascinating documents. Here are a few of her favorite finds.

Opening of the Gabriel García Márquez Archive

The archive of beloved author and intellectual Gabriel García Márquez will open for research in the Ransom Center's Reading and Viewing Room on October 21. The University of Texas at Austin's LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections and the Ransom Center host the symposium "Gabriel García Márquez: His Life and Legacy" October 28–30. For information on the symposium, or to obtain tickets for the opening keynote address by author Salman Rushdie, please visit hrc.utexas.edu/ggm.

Gabriel García Márquez: His Life and Legacy


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