Collection CHC5341 - Alberto Cuartas Papers

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CHC5341

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Alberto Cuartas Papers

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  • 1960s-1970s (Creation)

Extent

8 Boxes

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The Alberto Cuartas Papers contain the photo albums, correspondence and other materials of Alberto Cuartas, counselor and house parent at Camp Matecumbe in West Dade, FL during Operation Pedro Pan and in other children’s homes under the auspice of the Catholic Welfare Bureau during the 1960s and 1970s.

The collection primarily consists of photo albums of Pedro Pan children in various children’s homes under the Catholic Welfare Bureau, including Camp Metecumbe. Also included are correspondence from Pedro Pans to Mr. Cuartas and other Pedro Pan memorabilia.

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The collection is arranged into four series: Albums; Correspondence; Administrative Documents; and Memorabilia. Original order was preserved in the albums. Series two through four are arranged in alphabetical order or by year.

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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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  • Spanish
  • English

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Pedro Pan Collection, 1961-2010

Operation Pedro Pan Alumni Collection, 1971-2013

Antolin García Carbonell Papers, 1962-2003

Sara Yaballí Papers, 1961-1963

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