Collection CHC0391 - Jorge Aguayo Papers

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Jorge Aguayo Papers


  • 1944-1994 (Creation)


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The papers document professional activities of Dr. Jorge Aguayo, who was the founder of the School of Library Science at the University of Havana.  He came to the United States in 1960 and was the director of the Columbus Memorial Library at the Organization of American States until his retirement in 1973.  The materials include correspondence, publications and clippings of articles written by Jorge Aguayo, as well as, an unpublished manuscript book written by Jorge Aguayo about his father and titled: "A Memoir of Alfredo M. Aguayo."  The manuscript documents the career of Alfredo M. Aguayo, who was a reformer of the educational system from elementary school to universities, in Cuba, at the beginning of the Republican period, and who elevated the rank of the School  of Education at the University of Havana to graduate School of Education, as well as, wrote many books on education.

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This collection is open for research.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Received from Carmen Rovira in 1994.

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Selected materials from this collection have been digitized.

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Sponsor Note: Selections from this collection were digitized with a grant from the State of Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Arts Council in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

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