Collection CHC0297 - Berta Montalvo Papers

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Berta Montalvo Papers


  • 1929-2002 (Creation)
  • 1949-1959 (Creation)


1 Box

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The papers document activities of Gustavo Gutiérrez y Sánchez, a prominent Cuban exile.  In Cuba (before Castro) he was Secretary of Economy.  He left Cuba in 1959, when Fidel Castro seized power, and went to Argentina, Mexico and finally to Miami where he died in August 1959.  The materials include a typescript of "Exile" with original letters, photographs and documents compiled by Montalvo, a typescript of "Gromyko No Recibio Saludo" ( Un Error de la Associated Press) also compiled by Montalvo,  Official Records of the Third Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, Part II from 1949, and a pamphlet authored by Montalvo.

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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 Berta Montalvo, 1997.

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The name of the collection was changed from Gustavo Gutiérrez y Sánchez Papers to Berta Montalvo Papers.

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