Collection CHC0015 - Alberto Arredondo Papers

"El cigarrillo cubano en Centro América, Panamá, Colombia y Venezuela" La Historia Secreta del Comunismo Cubano y sus Purgas "Industria Cubana de Impregnación y Preservación de Maderas de Presión: Breve estudio económ... "Características y Objetivos del Industrialismo Cubano" "El Negro Cubano Socio-Económicamente Considerado" Cuba: Employment and Salaries

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Alberto Arredondo Papers


  • 1929-1975 (Creation)


3 Boxes

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Alberto Arredondo Gutiérrez was a journalist and economist born on August 28, 1912, in Havana, Cuba.

Arredondo owned a daily newspaper in Havana and was active in the study of Cuba’s economy, focusing especially on agriculture. He served as head of the Departamento de Economía Interna of the Consejo Nacional de Economía in 1958 and, later, as the Cuban delegate to the VII Inter-American Conference on Agriculture and the VI Conference of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History. He also served as an economic advisor to the Comisión de Fomento Nacional of Cuba and as the director of economic research for the Confederación de Trabajadores del Cuba (CTC).

Arredondo went into exile in 1960 and was a professor of agricultural economics at the Centro Interamericano de Estudios Económicos y Sociales (CIDES) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from 1963 to 1964. He later moved to Miami, where he remained active in several professional and political organizations. He also worked as a researcher for the Cuban Economics Research Project at the University of Miami.

Arredondo authored several conference papers, economic studies, and books. Some of his works include El Negro en Cuba(1939), Cuba, Tierra Indefensa(1945), and La historia secreta del comunismo cubano y sus purgas (1965).

Alberto Arredondo died in Miami on April 17, 1968.

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The Alberto Arredondo Papers consist primarily of Cuban economic reports and papers prepared by Arredondo or by groups of which he was a part.

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The Arredondo Papers are organized into four series.  Please see the Detailed Description section of this guide for more detailed information.

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This collection is open for research.

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Preferred citation: Alberto Arredondo Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

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María R. Estorino, September 2001. Retrospectively converted from HTML to EAD XML September, 2008 by Lyn MacCorkle and Kyle Rimkus based on a crosswalk by María Estorino. Revisions to the collection-level record made by Beata Bergen, June 2009. Updated by Rebeca Gonzalez, April 2021.

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