Collection CHC5386 - Rosendo Rosell Papers

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Rosendo Rosell Papers


  • 1930-2006 (Creation)


39 Boxes

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Rosendo Rosell was a Cuban actor, writer, and entertainment journalist. He starred in a number of movies in pre-Revolutionary Cuba, as well as working in Cuban radio. He emigrated to Miami, where he became known for his talk show "El Show de Rosendo Rosell." He was also a producer, writer, and journalist who wrote about Cuban television and radio.

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The Rosendo Rosell Papers contain documents related to Cuban actor Rosendo Rosell (1918-2010). They include photographs, clippings, and reviews of his films and television shows, as well as articles and manuscripts written by him. The second donation of materials include plaques, cassette tapes, correspondence, theater ephemera, musical scores, posters, scripts, and magazines.

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This collection is open for research.

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This collection is housed off-campus and must be requested a minimum of seven calendar days in advance for consultation in the Cuban Heritage Collection Reading Room.

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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: Rosendo Rosell Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Gift of Marta Canaves, September 2014. Additional materials were donated in September 2015.

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