Collectie CHC5348 - Antolín García Carbonell Papers

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Antolín García Carbonell Papers


  • 1962-2003 (Vervaardig)
  • 1962-1986 (Vervaardig)


1 Box

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Antolín García Carbonell , an architect and historian, managed design and construction projects for the Miami-Dade Aviation Department for thirty years, after which he joined the board of Curtiss Mansion, Inc. He was guest curator of HistoryMiami’s Aviation in Miami: The First 100 Years (June 2011-July 2012). A Cuban refugee in the United States since the 1960s, he has degrees in architecture from Miami-Dade College, the University of Florida, and the University of Miami.

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The Antolín García Carbonell papers contain documents pertaining to the Opa-Locka Airport Camp during its period of use by the Catholic Welfare Bureau for refugee children under Operation Pedro Pan from 1962-2003.

The collection consists of a History of Opa-Locka Airport authored by García Carbonell, administrative documents, correspondence and building plans between the Catholic Welfare Bureau and other bureaucratic entities as they sought to acquire housing for Pedro Pans by renting buildings at the airport, including Building 67.


This collection is arranged in one series. Original order was preserved throughout.

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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.

Languages of the material

  • Engels
  • Spaans

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This collection was separated from the CHC0350 Pedro Pan Collection based on provenance in October, 2013.

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Gift of Antolín García Carbonell, 2003 and 2009.

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Pedro Pan Collection, 1961-2010

Operation Pedro Pan Alumni Collection, 1971-2013

Alberto Cuartas Papers, 1960s-1970s

Sara Yaballí Papers, 1961-1963

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