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Elena A. Zayas Collection



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Elena A. Zayas Collection | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Fernando Espino

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Title: Elena A. Zayas CollectionAdd to your cart.

ID: CHC0211

Creator: Zayas, Elena

Extent: 3.0 Boxes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian


The Elena Zayas Collection contains the personal papers of Elena and Mario Zayas.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Elena Zayas Collection contains the personal papers of Elena and Mario Zayas, including historical documents, articles and news clippings, correspondence, data on Cuban names, sayings, and music, documents from Club Leones Cubanos in New York City, teaching materials, and Elena's term papers from Columbia University.

Biographical Note

Elena Zayas was a Cuban-born schoolteacher who lived and worked in New York City. She and her husband, Mario Zayas, were active in Club de Leones Cubanos and other Cuban exile organizations in New York and New Jersey.

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Cuban Americans - New York (State) - New York

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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 for more information.

Acquisition Method: Gift of Elena A. Zayas

Preferred Citation: Elena A. Zayas 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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