Collection CHC5261 - Vertical Files: Personal Names

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Vertical Files: Personal Names



1706 Folders

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The Vertical Files: Personal Names is a collection of ephemera, clippings, articles, and other items collected about various people in Cuba and the Cuban Diaspora. These files range in dates and topics, but are organized by last name of the person that the materials represent.

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This collection is arranged by last name of the person that the materials represent. In some cases there may be more than one folder per person, and each of those folders is represented in the detailed container list.

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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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The materials in the Vertical File: Personal Names have been donated to and collected by the Cuban Heritage Collection over time. This collection receives frequent additions and is expected to continue growing.

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Vertical Files that related to art, galleries, and artists were separated into the the CHC5370 Artist Files collection.

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