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Lincoln Díaz-Balart Papers | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Amanda Moreno

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Predominant Dates:undated, 1993-2010

ID: CHC5262

Creator: Díaz-Balart, Lincoln (1954-)

Extent: 164.0 Boxes


The Lincoln Díaz-Balart Papers contain the professional papers of former Florida Congressman Lincoln Díaz-Balart.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Lincoln Díaz-Balart Papers document the professional and personal activities of Lincoln Díaz-Balart in his capacity as U.S. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district and as a member of the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate. Materials in the collection include personal and legislative correspondence on issues such as education, the environment, federal and state budgets, human rights in Cuba, and immigration; and official documents on issues of immigration, international trade, Latin America and Cuba. The collection also contains press releases, audiovisual materials, photographs and clippings collected by Díaz-Balart.

Original order was retained, with papers arranged in two series: Florida House and Senate and United States Congress.

Biographical Note

Lincoln Díaz-Balart was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1954. From 1993 to 2011, he was the U.S. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district (R), previously serving in the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida State Senate from 1986 to 1989 and 1989 to 1992, respectively.

Throughout his congressional tenure, Díaz-Balart was a member of the Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process and took on leadership positions in the House Republican Policy Committee. In 2010, Díaz-Balart announced his intention to not seek congressional re-election; his brother, Congressman Mario Díaz-Balart, ran to replace him and suceeded him in the position until January 2013.

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.

Physical Access Note: 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.

Acquisition Method: Gift of Lincoln Díaz-Balart, 2010.

Preferred Citation: Lincoln Díaz-Balart Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History: Collection-level record added by Amanda Moreno, February 2013.

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