Collection CHC5241 - Ofelia González Papers

Identity elements

Reference code


Name and location of repository

Level of description



Ofelia González Papers


  • 1952-1997 (Creation)


2 Boxes

Name of creator

Biographical history

Content and structure elements

Scope and content

Ofelia González was an actress performing in theatre, mostly in Havana's Palacio de Bellas Artes and New York's Repertorio Español.  She also acted in film and TV. The materials document her acting career especially her portrayals of Bernarda in The House of Bernarda Alba in New York, Nurse in Romeo and Juliet in New York, Serafina in The Rose Tattoo in Havana, Medea in Medea in New York, Amanda in The Glass Menagerie in New York, Celestina in Celestina in New York, Clara in The Visit in New York and Mother in The Guns of Mother Carrar in Havana. 

The bulk of the material consists of photographs from performances and newspaper clippings with reviews of performances.  The papers also include correspondence and memorabilia.

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use elements

Conditions governing access

This collection is open for research.

Physical access

Technical access

Conditions governing reproduction

Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner.  Please, contact for more information.

Languages of the material

  • English
  • Spanish

Scripts of the material

Language and script notes

Finding aids

Generated finding aid

Acquisition and appraisal elements

Custodial history

Immediate source of acquisition

Gift of Ofelia González, 2010.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information


Related materials elements

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related archival materials

Related descriptions

Notes element

Specialized notes

Alternative identifier(s)

Description control element

Rules or conventions

Sources used

Access points

Place access points

Genre access points

Accession area