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"Soneto para un Tango en la Nochecita", 1926

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11

Scope and Contents

Holograph manuscript, "Sonnet for an Evening Tango" signed and dated "Jorge Luis Borges 1926", in black ink on the recto of a leaf of pink paper. One deletion, with a correction written above. It was published in March 1926 in Caras y Caretas, and never printed in any of Borge's works. No other manuscript known.

It it a very important manuscript, for its content related to another manuscript about the tango and for its early date.


  • Creation: 1926

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 0.07 Cubic Feet (1 legal size document box and 1 oversize box) : oversize box is in the vault V-7

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States