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Chronological files


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Donald Yates collection on Jorge Luis Borges consists of correspondence, publicity, clippings, photographs, and other ephemera relating to Borges' life and work. Of note are announcements, invitations, and poetry relating to Borges' visits to Michigan State University for his honorary doctorate in 1972 and other occasions. Other topics reflected in this collection are annotated manuscripts and correspondence with other Argentinian mystery authors, documentation on the detective genre in South America and Europe, and correspondence, drafts, and notes relating to Yates' transcriptions of their work.


  • Creation: 1881 - 2012
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

The material is stored off site. Please request 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.


From the Collection: 19 Linear Feet (19 boxes)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48823 USA