Collection CHC0143 - Ana Rosa Núñez Papers

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Ana Rosa Núñez Papers



38 Boxes

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Ana Rosa Núñez was a Cuban poet and librarian who authored and translated over two dozen books. She and fellow Cuban exile librarian Rosa Abella were hired by the University of Miami in 1965, helping to found the Cuban Heritage Collection of the University of Miami Library.

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The Ana Rosa Núñez Papers contain both the personal papers of, and material collected by, Cuban librarian Ana Rosa Núñez. It includes articles, papers and newspaper columns written by Núñez, correspondence, postcards, photos, and books. Also included are manuscripts of poems and papers by her, awards, curriculum vitae, poems dedicated to her, and a signed Bible gifted to her. Further materials include scripts, operas, musical liberettos, mini-books of poetry, correspondence from Lydia Cabrera, Juan Ramon Jiménez, and others, audiovisual materials, and posters.

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This collection is open for research.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact for more information.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Gift of Ana Rosa Núñez.

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