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 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 141
Scope and Contents 1969-1970, 1975. The collection consists of 14 reel-to-reel audio tapes of interviews with Cuban emigres living in Chicago. Primary source material containing the recollections of Cuban emigres about the early years of the Cuban Revolution. The audio tapes have been digitized and derivative digital audio files are available for consultation. Please contact the Latin American office for more information.
Dates: 1969-1970, 1975
File — Box 3, Folder: 47
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(47)
Scope and Contents 1939 A single piece of correspondence in which Gerard Castellanos García provides his biography, he describes his historical and newspaper writings, and he writes about his family. Castellanos also discusses his personal philosophy and his views about Cuba. 7pp.
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...