Collection CHC5323 - Roberto Rodríguez de Aragón Papers

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CHC5323

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Roberto Rodríguez de Aragón Papers

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  • 1970s-2000s (Creation)

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8 Boxes

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Biographical history

Roberto Rodríguez de Aragón was born in Güines, Havana, Cuba in 1927. During his exile in Miami, Florida, he was a member of Comandos L and the Pinos Nuevos organization. He also was National President of Municipios de Cuba en el Exilio and Junta Patriótica Cubana as well as of La Peña Teobaldo Rosell and Confederación de Profesionales Universitarios de Cuba en el Exilio. He was married to Raquel Fundora for fifty years and after her passing he married Olga Velasco. Roberto Rodríguez de Aragón died in Miami on October 5, 2012.

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The Roberto Rodríguez de Aragón Papers contains personal papers relating to Cuban academic and politician Roberto Rodríguez de Aragón (1927-2012). Materials include unpublished manuscripts of political discourse; family and professional correspondence and cassettes and video tapes of Junta Patriótica; various published writings, speeches, diplomas, funeral cards, clippings, books; and family and social photographs.

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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 chc@miami.edu for more information.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Gift of Raquel Rodríguez, 2013.

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Related archival materials

CHC5212 Luis J. Botifoll Oral History Project interview with Roberto Rodríguez de Aragón.

Information about related materials is available at http://merrick.library.miami.edu/cdm/ref/collection/chc5212/id/625

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