Collection CHC5343 - Catasús Family Papers

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Catasús Family Papers


  • 1927-1982 (Creation)


1 Box

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Carlos Catasús Bertot was a 20th century Cuban literary figure. He was part of the editing and managing team for the short-lived Cuban magazine, Acento (Bayamo, Oriente,1947-1948).

Sarah María Catasús was a 20th century Cuban literary figure, who also went by the pseudonym "Nubia."

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The Catasús family papers consist of correspondence written by a variety of writers and intellectuals to Cuban literary figures Carlos Catasús Bertot and Sarah María Catasús (also known as "Nubia") from the 1920s to the 1980s. The container list contains a full list of the names of correspondents.

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This collection is arranged into two series: Series 1, correspondence to Sarah María Catasús; Series 2, correspondence to Carlos Catasús Bertot. All folders are arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.

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This collection is open for research.

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  • Spanish

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Acquisition method unclear if purchase or gift. Received from Francisco Rey Alfonso via Lesbia Orta Varona, date unknown.

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