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Guide to the Cecile Pineda Papers, 1959 - 1998
Special Collections M1176  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Cecile Pineda Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1959 - 1998
    Collection number: Special Collections M1176
    Creator: Pineda, Cecile.
    Extent: 29 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    Selected portions of various journals are restricted for 72 years from date of creation of the journal. Photocopies with the selected sections deleted have been placed in the collection for researcher use.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Purchased, 2000.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], Cecile Pineda Papers, M1176, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    San Francisco Bay Area writer, who founded and directed the troupe, Theater of Man, 1969-1981. In 1985 she made her novelist debut with the publication of FACE, and the following year saw the publication of FRIEZE. Her creative work has received the National Endowment Fiction Fellowship and her 1992 novel, THE LOVE QUEEN OF THE AMAZON, was named notable book of the year by the New York Times.

    Scope and Content

    35 holograph journals from 1959 to the present, tape and video recordings of the author's work, drafts of unpublished work, photographs, literary and professional correspondence, teaching files, publishing files, and personal files.