Scope and Contents
Conditions Governing Access
Boxes 13, 15, and 17 (audiovisual material): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Box 16 (computer disks): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies of electronic files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
February 2021 acquisition: Purchased from Gary Soto on the Danford N. Barney, Jr. Fund, 2021.
6.43 Linear Feet ((15 boxes) + 1 portfolio and 1 motion picture film)
Language of Materials
Gary Soto (1952- )
The collection received preliminary processing at the time of acquisition. Further organization, rehousing, and description were carried out in 2012.
The collection is comprised of material formerly classed as: Uncat ZA MS 604, 611, 647; Uncat ZA File 410; and Uncat MSS 96, 210, 576, 729. Various acquisitions associated with the collection have not been merged and organized as a whole. Each acquisition is described separately in the contents list below, according to month and year of acquisition.
Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during basic processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the Gary Soto Papers
- by Beinecke staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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