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Juana de Arcos Babun Collection

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Juana de Arcos Babun Collection, circa 1960s-1980s | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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Title: Juana de Arcos Babun Collection, circa 1960s-1980sAdd to your cart.

ID: CHC5361

Creator: Babun, Juana de Arcos

Extent: 6.0 Items

Languages: Spanish;Castilian, English

Abstract

The Juana de Arcos Babun Collection contains several scrapbooks with newspaper clippings and photographs that Juana de Arcos Babun kept relating to the Babun family.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Juana de Arcos Babun Collection contains several scrapbooks with newspaper clippings and photographs that Juana de Arcos Babun kept relating to the Babun family. Much of the collection focuses on Lincoln, Santiago, and Teofilo Babun Franco, Juana's nephews who served in Brigade 2506.

Biographical Note

Juana de Arcos Babun was a member of the Cuban Babun family. Immigrants from Palestine in the early 1900s, they became a prominent family of businessmen in Cuba. Teofilo Babun Sr. owned a logging business near Santiago, Cuba, and became an early financier of the Cuban Revolution. Later, he was declared a traitor by Fidel Castro due to his wealth, and was forced to flee to Miami with his sons.

Juana's nephews Lincoln, Santiago, and Teofilo Babun Franco participated in the Bay of Pigs invasion as members of Brigade 2506.

Subject/Index Terms

Brigada de Asalto 2506
Exiles' writings, Cuban

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.

Acquisition Method: Gift of  Belen Babun Presas, March 2014.

Preferred Citation: Juana de Arcos Babun scrapbook collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: Collection-level record by Fernando Espino, November 2014.




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