Name and location of repository
Level of description
Cuban Political Prisoners Records
- circa 1969-2010 (Creation)
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The records document the treatment of political prisoners by the communist regime within Cuban prisons. The materials consist of 3 CDs: "Presidio Isla de Pinos." (Compiled by Raúl Pérez-Coloma) on February 10, 2010; "La Montaña. Canciones de lucha y esperanzas," by political prisoner, Manuel Villanueva. Graphic design by Alejandro Deoliveira. Miami 2007; "La Verdadera República de Cuba" by Dr. Andrés Cao Mendiguren, 2009. The first CD contains names of more than 10,000 Cuban political prisoners, case numbers and the place where they were imprisoned. The materials also include manuscripts of letters written in Cuban political prisons in small letter, typescript of "La etica en el camino de revolucion," and post cards created by political prisoners in prison.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
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Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of Raúl Pérez-Coloma and Arnoldo Muller, 2010.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Further accruals are expected.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
CHC5212 Luis J. Botifoll Oral History Project interview with Andres Cao.
Information about related materials is available at http://merrick.library.miami.edu/cdm/ref/collection/chc5212/id/577
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Name access points
- Cuban Political Prisoners (Creator)