Collection CHC5046 - Joaquín E. Meyer Papers

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Joaquín E. Meyer Papers


  • 1946-1982 (Creation)


8 Boxes

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The papers document professional activities of Joaquín Meyer, a prominent figure in Cuban sugar industry, the Alternate Executive Director of International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for Mexico, Cuba, Peru, Uruguay, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua; a Representative of the Cuban Sugar Stabilization Institute in Washington and Financial Councilor of the Cuban Embassy. Bulk of the materials consists of correspondence. The materials also include photographs, documents, reports, pamphlets, memorabilia, diplomas and albums with photographs and clippings. The materials consist of reports on sugar cane industry, reports on World's sugar production, documents from Cuban Embassy in Washington DC, documents on US-Cuba relations and economic trade, memoranda about amendments to sugar legislature in US, clippings from 1959 about Fidel Castro, transcripts, international sugar reports, typescript of the International Sugar agreement.

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This collection is open for research.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Gift of Alicia Tremols, 2001.

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