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Ariel Hidalgo Collection, 1981-1988 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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Title: Ariel Hidalgo Collection, 1981-1988Add to your cart.

ID: CHC0095

Creator: Hidalgo, Ariel

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Languages: Spanish;Castilian


The Ariel Hidalgo Collection contains the writings of Cuban political prisoner Ariel Hidalgo.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Ariel Hidalgo Collection contains the writings of Cuban political prisoner Ariel Hidalgo that were secretly smuggled out of prison by the author. It includes articles, manuscripts, correspondence, and a curriculum vitae, as well as a copy of the 'Disidente' pamphlet and a detailed list of fellow political prisoners.

Biographical Note

Ariel Hidalgo was a Cuban teacher and writer who was sentenced to eight years in prison in 1981. During his time as a political prisoner, he wrote numerous articles and treatises on human rights in Cuba. A staunch Marxist, Hidalgo was an outspoken critic of corruption and bureaucratic excess in Cuba.

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Human rights - Cuba
Political prisoners
Political prisoners - Cuba

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 Ariel Hidalgo, 1988.

Preferred Citation: Ariel Hidalgo Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

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

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