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Ramón Grau Alsina Collection

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ID: CHC0086

Creator: Grau Alsina, Ramón

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Abstract

The Ramón Grau Alsina Collection contains awards, correspondence, memorabilia and photographs centered around Ramón Grau Alsina, one of the leaders in Operacion Pedro Pan.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Ramón Grau Alsina Collection contains awards, correspondence, memorabilia and photographs centered around Ramón Grau Alsina, including plaques, awards and recognitions from the City of Miami, University of Miami, and several Cuban exile organizations. It also includes correspondence, and photographs, including family photos and pictures with notable public figures.

Biographical Note

Ramón Grau Alsina was the nephew of Ramón Grau San Martín, a prominent physician and president of Cuba from 1933 to 1934 and again from 1944 to 1948. Together with his sister Polita Grau Alsina, Grau Alsina orchestrated Operation Pedro Pan, which smuggled over 42,000 children out of Communist Cuba.

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Operation Pedro Pan

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 Pilar Grau.

Preferred Citation: Ramón Grau Alsina Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History: Collection-level record added by Fernando Espino, November 2013, and edited by Amanda Moreno, December 2013.

Other Note: Rights Statement: The text of this webpage is available for modification and reuse under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License and the GNU Free Documentation License (unversioned, with no invariant sections, front-cover texts, or back-cover texts).




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