Collection CHC5152 - J. M. Portuondo Papers

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J. M. Portuondo Papers


  • 1871-1982 (Creation)


1 Box

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The papers document activities of J. M. Portuondo in capacity of a professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Havana, a writer and a faculty member of the University of Miami School of Medicine.  The materials include books, pamphlets, periodicals, clippings, circular letters, typescripts of anti-communist writings by Portuondo, reports, a poem by Portuondo, speeches by him, copies of his medical diplomas, a historical map of Havana, and photostats of a photograph and of a letter from José Martí to José Portuondo.

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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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  • English
  • Spanish

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Gift of Juan M. Portuondo, Jr., 2004.

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Books and pamphlets were separated from the collection.

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