Collection ASM0315 - Robert M. Levine papers

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ASM0315

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Robert M. Levine papers

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  • 1876-1992 (Creation)
  • 1906-1992 (Creation)

Extent

25 Boxes

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Dr. Robert M. Levine (1941-2003) was the Gabelli Senior Scholar in the Arts and Sciences, Director of Latin American Studies, and professor of history at the University of Miami. Throughout his career, Dr. Levine exhibited a strong interest in Brazilian cultural and political history, Jewish Diasporas in Latin America, Cuban history, and Latin American history in general. His papers, donated to the University of Miami, reflect all of these interests in the form of video cassettes, periodicals, clippings, photographs, photocopies, notebooks, microfilm, microfiche, articles, and other materials.

Included in the collection are photocopies of a collection of records from the Jewish community of Curaçao in the 18th century; production materials and photographs pertaining to Dr. Levine's "Hotel Cuba" documentary on the Jewish Diaspora in Cuba; a dozen reels of microfilms of Brazilian newspapers from the 1930s; notes, photographs, and documentation from Dr. Levine's research on the Vargas period in Brazil; and two large, hand-drawn maps indicating Jewish establishments in the major commercial district of Old Havana during the pre-1959 period.

System of arrangement

Series I: Video Cassettes

Series II: Brazilian Research Materials

Series III: Records from the Jewish Community of 18th Century Curac̦ao.

Series IV: Jewish Immigrant Life in Cuba

Series V: Hand-drawn Maps of Old Havana.

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This collection is open for research.

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Robert M. Levine Papers Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Languages of the material

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • German
  • Dutch

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See also Leila Míccolis Brazilian Alternative Press Collection (ASM0654).

Information about related materials is available at http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/?p=collections/controlcard&id=547

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