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Dysis Guira Collection, 1957-1964 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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ID: CHC0090

Creator: Guira, Dysis

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Languages: Spanish;Castilian


The Dysis Guira collection contains materials written by and about revolutionary student leader Dysis Guira.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Dysis Guira Collection contains materials written by and about revolutionary student leader Dysis Guira. It includes a manuscript by Guira, as well as numerous articles about Guira and her role in the Cuban Revolution. It also contains notes and manuscripts by Ciana Valdez-Roig, a Cuban poet and fellow Federación Estudiantil Universitario (FEU) member.

Biographical Note

Dr. Dysis Guira was a leader of the Federacion Estudiantil Universitaria (FEU) and Directorio Revolucionario de Cuba (DRC) during the Cuban Revolution.She was elected as a delegate for the FEU and went on pro-revolutionary speaking tours across Latin America, including Uruguay and Chile.

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Cuba -- History -- Revolution, 1959
Cuban poetry

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 José M. Guira, 1988.

Preferred Citation: Dysis Guira Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: Collection-level record added by Fernando Espino, November 2013, and edited by Amanda Moreno, December 2013.

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