Collection CHC0335 - Emilio Gaspar Rodriguez Papers

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CHC0335

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Emilio Gaspar Rodriguez Papers

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  • 1914-1939 (Creation)

Extent

4 Boxes

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Biographical history

Emilio Gaspar Rodríguez was a Cuban writer, journalist, and public official.

Rodríguez was born in Matanzas, Cuba, on July 4, 1889. During his childhood and part of his youth, he lived in Spain, France, and the United States. In 1907 he was appointed to Cuba’s Department of State and in 1918 to its consular corps. He served as Cuba’s ambassador in Calcutta, British Indies; Saint John, N.B. (Canada); Amsterdam; and lastly in Rotterdam.

Rodríguez was the author of several books including La crisis cubana: sus orígenes, sus factores contemporaneos; Hércules en Yolcos; Plática novísima; and El retablo de Maese Pedro. He also wrote articles and other works which were published in magazines, newspapers, and critical reviews, and offered various lectures and conferences. Rodríguez was the recipient of several awards such as recognitions from the Emigrados Revolucionarios Cubanos and the Academia Nacional de Artes y Letras.

E. G. Rodríguez was a prominent member of organizations in Cuba and abroad such as Academia Nacional de Artes y Letras de Cuba, Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid), Instituto Cristóforo Colombo (Rome), Ateneo de la Habana, and Club Cubano de Bellas Artes, among others. He died on May 31, 1939.

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The Emilio Gaspar Rodríguez Papers consist of correspondence, articles, books, conferences, periodical publications, and photographs among other material. This collection contains 76 folders in 4 boxes and is arranged in two series.

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The Emilio Gaspar Rodríguez Papers are organized into two series.

Please see the Finding Aid/Inventory section of this guide for more detailed information.

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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 chc@miami.edu for more information.

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  • Spanish

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Gift of Zenaida R. Fraga, 1992.

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