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Rafael J. Urruela Collection

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Rafael J. Urruela Collection | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Fernando Espino

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ID: CHC0194

Creator: Urruela, Rafael

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Abstract

The Rafael Urruela Collection contains personal papers from Rafael J. Urruela, the former director of the Foreign Office at New Orleans City Hall.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Rafael Urruela Collection contains personal papers from Rafael J. Urruela, the former director of the Foreign Office at New Orleans City Hall. It contains photographs, correspondence with US and Latin American leaders, and clippings on trade and diplomatic activities in New Orleans.

Biographical Note

Rafael Urruela was a Guatemalan-born civil servant who directed the Foreign Office of New Orleans City Hall, a major hub of trade and diplomatic activity with Latin America for much of the 20th Century. Urruela worked with dignitaries from Cuba, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Argentina, and other countries.

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Latin America - Foreign relations - United States

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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 Rafael J. Urruela

Preferred Citation: Rafael J. Urruela Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: Minimal Record added by Fernando Espino, December 2013.




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