Collection CHC5100 - San Carlos Institute Collection

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San Carlos Institute Collection



14 Boxes

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The San Carlos Institute Records contain reports, clippings, financial records and articles about the San Carlos Institute, San Carlos School, San Carlos Theater and Cuban Consulate.

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The Records are arranged into five series.

Series I: General Files (boxes 1-2) consists of financial records, minutes and clippings of the San Carlos Institute and correspondence of its members.  It also contains leases of the building in which San Carlos is housed and material on the San Carlos Theaters.

Series II: San Carlos School (boxes 3-10) contains financial records, by-laws, schedules and reports of the San Carlos School and its teachers and student works and records.  The series also contains correspondence of Benildes Remond Isern, one of the school administrators.

Series III: Cuban Consulate (box 11) consists of reports, correspondence, clippings and financial records of the Cuban Consulate located in Key West.

Series IV: Topical Files (box 12) consists of reports and material on Cuba  and Key West.

Series V: Miscellaneous (boxes 13-14) consists of oversized material, including an award, by-laws, illustrations, periodical publications and artifacts.

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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 for more information.

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Gift of Miguel A. Bretos, 2002.  Materials were added in 2007.

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