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José Antonio Font Papers

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Abdala

Plan Torreinte

Alianza Democrática Cubana

Institute for Democracy

Cuban American National Foundation

Political Notes

Alianza Democrática Cubana

Plan Torreinte

Abdala

Abdala

Alianza Democrática Cubana

Alianza Democrática Cubana

Alianza Democrática Cubana

Alianza Democrática Cubana

Alianza Democrática Cubana

Alianza Democrática Cubana

Alianza Democrática Cubana



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José Antonio Font Papers, n.d., 1970-2007 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: José Antonio Font Papers, n.d., 1970-2007Add to your cart.

ID: CHC5266

Creator: Font, José Antonio (1947-)

Extent: 16.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Clippings, Documents, Receipts (financial records), Scrapbooks

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers of José Antonio Font document primarily his activities in Cuban exile initiatives and organizations such as Agrupación Abdala, the Cuban American National Foundation, and Alianza Democrática Cubana.  The bulk of the materials in this collection pertain to the latter organization.

Biographical Note

Born in Havana, Cuba on December 17, 1947, José Antonio Font is a real estate developer who has dedicated many years to public service and Cuban exile interests.  Between 1969 and 1971, he was personal assistant to José Elias de la Torriente during the organization of the "Plan para la Liberación de Cuba", also known as the Plan Torriente.  From 1971 to 1974, Font served as the National Secretary for Foreign Relations for the student group Agrupación Abdala, helping to establish the Miami and Washington, D.C. chapters.  He was a founder of the what is today the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and was the founding Vice President of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  In 1989, he helped establish the Alianza Democrática Cubana in Washington, D.C. and later was a founding director of the Institute for Democracy in Cuba, funded by USAID.

Subject/Index Terms

Agrupación Abdala
Font, José Antonio
Institute for Democracy in Cuba
Nonprofit organizations - United States

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 chc@miami.edu for more information.

Physical Access Note: This collection is housed off-campus and must be requested a minimum of three days in advance for consultation in the Cuban Heritage Collection Reading Room.

Acquisition Source: Gift of José Antonio Font, February 2011

Processing Information:

Online collection-level record created by María R. Estorino, November 2011.  Box-level accession inventory created by Jason D. Soriano, March 2011.

Finding aid subjects terms assigned by Ana D. Rodríguez, February 2013.


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[Box 1: Abdala, n.d., 1973],
[Box 2: Plan Torreinte, n.d., 1970],
[Box 3: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 1992-1994],
[Box 4: Institute for Democracy, n.d.],
[Box 5: Cuban American National Foundation, n.d., 1988],
[Box 6: Political Notes, n.d., 1972],
[Box 7: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 2007],
[Box 8: Plan Torreinte, n.d.],
[Box 9: Abdala, n.d., 1970],
[Box 10: Abdala, n.d., 1971, 1996-1997],
[Box 11: Alianza Democrática Cubana, 1993-2000],
[Box 12: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 1998],
[Box 13: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 1989-1992],
[Box 14: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 1987-1988],
[Box 15: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 1997-1999],
[Box 16: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 1996],
[Box 17: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d.],
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Box 1: Abdala, n.d., 1973Add to your cart.
Clippings and sound reels
Box 2: Plan Torreinte, n.d., 1970Add to your cart.
Scrapbooks
Box 3: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 1992-1994Add to your cart.
Correspondence
Box 4: Institute for Democracy, n.d.Add to your cart.
Clippings and reports
Box 5: Cuban American National Foundation, n.d., 1988Add to your cart.
Includes materials on the Cuban Exodus Relief Fund
Box 6: Political Notes, n.d., 1972Add to your cart.
Box 7: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 2007Add to your cart.
Financial records and clippings
Box 8: Plan Torreinte, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 9: Abdala, n.d., 1970Add to your cart.
Clippings and notes
Box 10: Abdala, n.d., 1971, 1996-1997Add to your cart.
Scrapbook, grant proposal, ephemera
Box 11: Alianza Democrática Cubana, 1993-2000Add to your cart.
Financial records, correspondence, incorporation documents
Box 12: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 1998Add to your cart.
Fundraising files, correspondence, and publications
Box 13: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 1989-1992Add to your cart.
Writings, pamphlets, clippings
Box 14: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 1987-1988Add to your cart.
Clippings, reports, correspondence
Box 15: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 1997-1999Add to your cart.
Box 16: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d., 1996Add to your cart.
Box 17: Alianza Democrática Cubana, n.d.Add to your cart.
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