Collection CHC5000 - Armando Álvarez Bravo Papers

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Armando Álvarez Bravo Papers


  • 1964-2003 (Creation)
  • 1982-2003 (Creation)


11 Boxes (11 linear feet)

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The papers document the professional activities of Armando Álvarez Bravo in his capacity as an art critic for El Nuevo Herald, and as a poet, writer and professor of journalism at the Koubek Memorial Center. Bulk of material consists of typescripts of his articles for El Nuevo Herald and newspaper clippings of his articles. The material also includes typescripts of interviews conducted by Álvarez Bravo with writers and painters, correspondence, typescripts of complete collection of poems by Álvarez Bravo both published and unpublished, a conference paper and photographs from his birthday celebration. In his interviews Álvarez Bravo discusses both the artistic vision of writers and painters and their personal lives.

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This collection is open for research.

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This collection is housed off-campus and must be requested a minimum of seven calendar days in advance for consultation in the Cuban Heritage Collection Reading Room. Please contact to request materials from this collection.

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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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Finding aid updated by Juan A. Villanueva, September 2020.

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Gift of Armando Álvarez Bravo, 1998.  Material was added in 2000 and 2004.

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