Collection ASM0611 - Stephen Stein Retablos collection

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Stephen Stein Retablos collection


  • 1983 - 1995 (Creation)


13 Boxes

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This collection contains research notes, reports, documents, pamphlets, and 3D objects from Stephen Stein, a history professor at the University of Miami. Most of his research captures the history, traditional, and political climate of South America in the 20th century with a focus on Peru as a center of study. The Peruvian retablos are from the master retablo maker, Nicario Jimenez Quispe, who inherited his skills from a long line of retablo makers in Alcamenca in Ayacucho, Peru, which is located in the Andes.

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This collection is open for research.

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Items from this collection are kept on-campus and may be requested from the first floor Kislak Center in the Otto G. Richter Library at University of Miami.

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University of Miami does not own copyright. It is incumbent on the user to obtain copyright from the original creator.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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This collection was donated by Stephen Stein, 2016

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Several books were donated as part of the collection and have been separated into the catalog.

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