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Kourí Family Collection

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Kourí Family Collection, 1970s-1990s | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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ID: CHC5024

Creator: Kouri Family

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Abstract

The Kourí Family Collection consists of family photos, newspaper articles, correspondence, handwritten notes, plaques, and a booklet on the Plataforma Democrática Cubana.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Kourí Family Collection consists of family photos, newspaper articles, correspondence, handwritten notes, plaques, and a booklet on the Plataforma Democrática Cubana.

Biographical Note

The Kouri family was a prominent Cuban family, both before and after the revolution. In 1961, Castro Foreign Minister Raul Roa's sister-in-law, Sarita Kouri, at the time serving with the Cuban Organization of American States delegation in Washington D.C., defected and became a leading anti-Castro activist.

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Human rights - 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 chc@miami.edu for more information.

Acquisition Method: Gift of Silvia Kourí de Pendás, 2004.

Preferred Citation: Kouri Family 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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