LAL01. Latin American Library - Manuscript Collections
Holdings of collections of personal or family papers, research papers, course papers, corporate records, and includes some rare print and special topic collections.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 165
Scope and Contents 1926-1972. A collection of correspondence, ephemera, news clippings, and publications related to the presence of the Preston Division of the United Fruit Company in Cuba prior to, during, and just after the Cuban Revolution. Of note is a photocopy of a letter to the wife of President Richard Nixon from Mrs. Henry Gilbert Smith regarding political prisoners in Cuba. Henry Gilbert Smith ran a travel agency in Havana that became instrumental in helping Cuban families send their children out of...