Name and location of repository
Level of description
Kourí Family Collection
- 1970s-1990s (Creation)
Name of creator
The Kouri family was a prominent Cuban family, both before and after the revolution. In 1961, Castro Foreign Minister Raul Roa's sister-in-law, Sarita Kouri, at the time serving with the Cuban Organization of American States delegation in Washington D.C., defected and became a leading anti-Castro activist.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Kourí Family Collection consists of family photos, newspaper articles, correspondence, handwritten notes, plaques, and a booklet on the Plataforma Democrática Cubana.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact email@example.com for more information.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Generated finding aid
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of Silvia Kourí de Pendás, 2004.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Rules or conventions
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Kouri Family (Creator)