Collection CHC5150 - Instituto de Estudios Cubanos Records

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Instituto de Estudios Cubanos Records


  • 1969-2009 (Creation)


41 Boxes

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The Instituto de Estudios Cubanos records includes administrative records, conference materials, academic work by IEC members. The collection also contains a small amount of personal papers of IEC’s founder and long-time leader, María Cristina Herrera. This collection primarily documents the administrative and academic output of the Instituto de Estudios Cubanos, a Miami-based think tank founded by Herrera in the late 1960s to the early 2000s that worked to promote peaceful dialogue on Cuban politics and policy issues.

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This collection is arranged in three series. Series 1 contains the administrative records of the Instituto de Estudios Cubanos, including pamphlets, correspondence, clippings and ephemera. Series 2 consists of materials produced by the membership of IEC for conferences, seminars and academic outlets. Series 3 contains the personal papers of founder María Cristina Herrera.

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This collection is open for research. Student materials are restricted.

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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.

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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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