Collectie CHC5265 - Pedro Monge Rafuls Collection

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Pedro Monge Rafuls Collection


  • 1977-2010 (Vervaardig)


8 Boxes

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Born in Central Zaza, Villa Clara, Cuba in 1943, Pedro Monge Rafuls is a playwright and the founder of the Ollantay Center for the Arts in Queens, New York and Ollantay Theater Magazine.

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Pedro Monge Rafuls is a playwright and the founder of the Ollantay Center for the Arts in Queens, New York and Ollantay Theater Magazine.  His papers include records of the Ollantay Center for the Arts in Queens, New York along with a collection of ephemera documenting Hispanic and primarily Cuban theater, literary, and other arts in the area.


This collection is arranged into four series. Series 1, Theater Productions, contains scripts, programs, fliers and other materials related to theater productions. Subseries 1 of this series relates to Ollantay Center for the Arts and Subseries 2 relates to productions at various other Hispanic theater venues. Series 2, non-theater productions, contains materials relating to literary works. Series 3, Personal Papers, contains correspondence, essays, administrative papers, and photographs by Pedro Monge Rafuls. Series 4, Audiovisual materials, consists of audio and video materials related to various theater productions with which Monge Rafuls was involved.

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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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  • Engels
  • Spaans

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Materials of the exiled Cuban artists Juan Boza (visual artist), Manuel Martín, Jr. (dramatist), and José Corrales (dramatist and critic) have been separated from this collection and placed into their own respective collections. Posters in this collection have been separated into the Theater Posters Collection. See Related Materials for more information.

Pedro Monge Rafuls sold the bulk of his collection to the Downtown Collection at New York University's Fales Library, where it is house as the Pedro Monge Rafuls Collection of Latino Art and Theater.

In the Cuban Heritage Collection, the following manuscript collections relate to the Pedro Monge Rafuls Collection:

Manuel Martín, Jr. Papers

José Corrales Papers

Theater Poster Collection

A number of play scripts by Monge Rafuls are located in the Theater Scripts Colection.

Please see also our webpage on our Theater holdings at:

Information about related materials is available at

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Sponsor Note: Funding to ship this collection from New York to the University of Miami was generously provided by The Goizueta Foundation. This collection processed with the support of the Knight Foundation.

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