Name and location of repository
Level of description
Dr. Aida Levitan Collection
- 1986-2010 (Creation)
3.5 linear feet, 4 boxes
Name of creator
Aida T. Levitan, Ph.D. is a leading figure in the Hispanic advertising and public relations industry as well as a philanthropist in the arts sector. She transformed Sánchez & Levitan, the agency she co-founded in 1986, into the number one Hispanic advertising agency in the U.S., after selling it to Publicis, and served as its President. In 2006 she founded The Levitan Group, a consulting firm. In 1995 she founded ArtesMiami, a non-profit dedicated to promoting and supporting Hispanic artists and cultural organizations. Dr. Levitan currently serves as Chairman of the Board of U.S. Century Bank, is the Chairperson of the Amigos of the Cuban Heritage Collection and Chairperson of Facts About Cuban Exiles. She was former Vice Chair of the National Smithsonian Latino Center, and served on the federal American Latino Museum Commission. She is a Trustee Emerita of the Perez Art Museum Miami, and serves on the board of the Spanish Cultural Center of Miami.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The collection consists of scrapbooks containing slides, presentations, and publicity reports for the Marlboro Cup, Coca-Cola, the Fair of Spain, and the Fair of Seville in Miami produced by Sánchez and Levitan, Inc. The donation also included CDs, four VHS tapes, clippings, artist books and exhibition catalogs.
System of arrangement
Original order was maintained.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
This collection is open for research.
A VHS player is required to view the audiovisual materials in the collection. To access these materials, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conditions governing reproduction
Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of Dr. Aida T. Levitan, September 2018.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Collection-level record created by Amanda Moreno, February 2019.
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Levitan, Aida T. (Creator)