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Emilio Gaspar Rodriguez Papers, 1914-1939 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Esperanza B. de Varona, October 1993.  Updated by María R. Estorino, August 2003.

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Title: Emilio Gaspar Rodriguez Papers, 1914-1939Add to your cart.

ID: CHC0335

Creator: Rodríguez, Emilio Gaspar (1889-1939)

Extent: 4.0 Boxes


The Emilio Gaspar Rodríguez Papers are organized into two series.

Please see the Finding Aid/Inventory section of this guide for more detailed information.

Languages: Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Emilio Gaspar Rodríguez Papers consist of correspondence, articles, books, conferences, periodical publications, and photographs among other material. This collection contains 76 folders in 4 boxes and is arranged in two series.

Biographical Note

Emilio Gaspar Rodríguez was a Cuban writer, journalist, and public official.

Rodríguez was born in Matanzas, Cuba, on July 4, 1889. During his childhood and part of his youth, he lived in Spain, France, and the United States. In 1907 he was appointed to Cuba’s Department of State and in 1918 to its consular corps. He served as Cuba’s ambassador in Calcutta, British Indies; Saint John, N.B. (Canada); Amsterdam; and lastly in Rotterdam.

Rodríguez was the author of several books including La crisis cubana: sus orígenes, sus factores contemporaneos; Hércules en Yolcos; Plática novísima; and El retablo de Maese Pedro. He also wrote articles and other works which were published in magazines, newspapers, and critical reviews, and offered various lectures and conferences. Rodríguez was the recipient of several awards such as recognitions from the Emigrados Revolucionarios Cubanos and the Academia Nacional de Artes y Letras.

E. G. Rodríguez was a prominent member of organizations in Cuba and abroad such as Academia Nacional de Artes y Letras de Cuba, Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid), Instituto Cristóforo Colombo (Rome), Ateneo de la Habana, and Club Cubano de Bellas Artes, among others. He died on May 31, 1939.

Subject/Index Terms

Journalists - Cuba
Rodr¡guez, Emilio Gaspar

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact for more information.

Acquisition Method: Gift of Zenaida R. Fraga, 1992.

Preferred Citation: Emilio Gaspar Rodríguez Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History: The collection-level record created by Beata Bergen, June 2009.

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[Series 1: Correspondence, n.d., 1914-1939],
[Series 2: General, n.d., 1914-1939],

Series 1: Correspondence, n.d., 1914-1939Add to your cart.
The series (box 1) includes correspondence from and to E. G. Rodríguez, dated from 1914 to 1939.
Series 2: General, n.d., 1914-1939Add to your cart.
The series (box 2-4) consists of a bibliography, conferences, pamphlets and speeches by E. G. Rodríguez, clippings of articles by him and about him, photographs, several periodical publications, and some miscellaneous material.

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