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Associations - Clippings

Clippings (cont'd)

Clippings (cont'd)

Clippings (cont'd) - Newspapers

Pamphlets - Reports

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Nicaragua collection, 1933-1997 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Rudo Kemper

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Collection Overview

Title: Nicaragua collection, 1933-1997Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1985-1990

ID: ASM0126

Extent: 6.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection is arranged into series, and then alphabetically organized in folders.

Formats/Genres: Audiocassettes, Brochures, Calendars, Clippings, Flags, Fliers (printed matter), Letters, Manuscripts, Maps, Menus, News bulletins, Newspapers, Pamphlets, Paper money, Periodicals, Photocopies, Photographs, Postcards, Prints, Programs (documents), Reports, Stickers, Typescripts, Videocassettes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Nicaragua Collection documents the Nicaraguan diaspora living in Miami during the 1980s, and the political and social conditions in Nicaragua from the 1979 Sandinista revolution onwards until their loss of power in 1990.

Many of the materials falling into the latter category are from the United States in origin, such as anti-Soviet propaganda endorsing the anti-Sandinista "Contra" Freedom Fighters, pamphlets that describe the Sandinista government and Central America in general from an American perspective, and periodicals and reports about Nicaragua written to an American audience. The materials that document the Nicaraguan diaspora are mostly fliers, menus, calendars, brochures, and other genres that were from local Nicaraguan businesses, restaurants, clubs, and other organizations. Some of the materials transcend these two categories, as many that concern the political conditions are addressed to or produced by Nicaraguan exiles.

A large part of the collection consists of photocopies of news articles.

Writers that are especially represented by the collection include Ruben Dario, Esteban Duque-Estrada, and Luis Mejia Gonzalez. Associations and organizations that are especially represented include Alanzia Revolucionaria Democrática (ARDE), American Defense Foundation, American Defense Lobby. Asociación Nicaragüenses en el Exilio, Asociación Nicaragüense pro Derechos Humanos, Bloque Opositor del Sur (B.O.S.), Council for Interamerican Security, Fundación Ruben Dario, Nicaraguan American Solidarity (NICAS), Nicaraguan Freedom Fighters, Partido Conservador de Nicaragua, Partido Socialcristiano de Nicaragua en el Exilio, Resistencia Nicaragüense, and Unidad Nicaragüense Opositora (UNO). Materials from some of these were grouped together in a series titled "Assocations."

Also of notice are brochures advertising tourism to Nicaragua during the Sandinista regime, and memorabilia such as a handmade Nicaraguan crest, Nicaraguan paper money from the Sandinista era, and a pin that says "If you like Cuba you'll love Nicaragua."

Subject/Index Terms

Asociación Nicaragüense Pro-Derechos Humanos
Buttons
Cold War - Propaganda
Cookery, Nicaraguan
Dar¡o, Rubén, 1867-1916
Duque Estrada Sacasa, Esteban
Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional
Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional - History
Government, Resistance to - Nicaragua
Human rights - Nicaragua
Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990
Marshall, Edison, 1894-1967
Matches
Nicaragua - Foreign relations - United States
Nicaragua - History - 1979-1990
Nicaragua - Politics and government - 1979-1990
Nicaraguan Americans - Florida - Miami - Social life and customs
Partido Socialcristiano Nicaragense
Propaganda
Resistencia Nicaragüense (Organization)
United States - Foreign relations - Nicaragua

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Nicaragua Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Preferred Citation: Nicaragua Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: The Nicaragua Collection was started in the 1980s as a vertical file. In 2009, it was restructured and processed as a collection.

Finding Aid Revision History: Audiovisual descriptions by David Rodriguez, May 2016


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