Collection CHC5267 - Rafael F. Risco Papers

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Rafael F. Risco Papers



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Dr. Rafael F. Risco was a cardiologist with a practice in his native city of Camaguey, Cuba, until the year 1960. After fleeing Cuba in October 1960, he became a member of the counter-revolutionary organization Rescate Revolucionario Democrático. The group was part of the larger organization, Frente Revolucionario Democrático.

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The Rafael F. Risco papers are comprised of documents regarding Risco's involvement with the Rescate Revolucionario Democrático counter-revolutionary organization in exile. These materials include biographical materials, photographs, and correspondence between members of the organization.

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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.

Preferred citation: Rafael F. Risco Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

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Gift of María Risco, March 2011

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