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Alberto Sarraín Records

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Alberto Sarraín Records, 1971-2010 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Marta Martínez and Nathan Watson

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Collection Overview

Title: Alberto Sarraín Records, 1971-2010Add to your cart.

ID: CHC5131

Creator: Sarraín, Alberto (1949-)

Extent: 8.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection is arranged into two series that contain Sarraín's work-related records and personal papers.

Languages: Spanish;Castilian, English

Abstract

The Alberto Sarraín Records contain materials relating to the professional activities of Cuban-born, Miami-based playwright Alberto Sarraín and the Cuban theater organization, La Má Teodora.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains documents, clippings, photographs and ephemera of the activities of Alberto Sarraín and his theater production group, La Má Teodora. The collection documents his financial, administrative, theatrical and personal activities. There is also a quantity of personal papers which make up a portion of the collection.

Biographical Note

Alberto Sarraín is a Cuban theater director, playwright, actor, and educator.  He was born in Cuba in 1949.  He graduated with a degree in psychology from La Universidad de La Habana in 1976.  In 1979 he immigrated to the United States where he has worked and lived.  He founded the Cuban Cultural Group, also known as La Má Teodora in 1996.  He has taught theater, directed Cuban works, and been involved in festivals in the United States, Cuba, Spain, and other Latin American countries.  He was the co-recipient of the 2001 PEN/Newman’s Own First Amendment Award, for leading a legal battle to allow the performances of Cuban plays in Florida.

Subject/Index Terms

Sarraín, Alberto
Theater - Cuba
Theater - Production and direction - United States
Theatrical producers and directors
Theatrical producers and directors - United States

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 Source: Various gifts of Alberto Sarraín.

Preferred Citation: Alberto Sarraín Records, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: Processed by Marta Martínez and Nathan Watson. Finding aid updated by Amanda Moreno, May 2017.

Other Note: Formerly known as the La Má Teodora Records.


Box and Folder Listing


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Series 1: Theater PapersAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Administrative Papers, n.d., 1985, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, n.d., n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1993, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1996, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1997, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1998, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Financial Records, n.d., 1995-2003, 2009Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Financial Records, n.d., 1995-2003, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Financial Records (receipts, "La Chunga"), 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Financial Records (receipts, "De Cuba"), 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Financial Records (receipts, "El dandoy del Savoy"), 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Financial Records (receipts, "Morir del cuento"), 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Financial Records (receipts, "La Noche"), 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Financial Records (receipts, "Parece Blanca"), 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Financial Records (receipts, "Requiem por Yarini"), n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Financial Records (receipts, "Requiem por Yarini"), 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Financial Records (receipts, "Santa Cecilia"), 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Financial Records (receipts, "Talco"), 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Financial Records (receipts), n.d., 1996-2004Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Grant documents, 1987, 1989, 1997-2004Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Legal Documents, n.d., 1996-2002, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Research Materials, n.d., 1998Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Theater Productions, "El adios de Alejandra Sol", script, n.d., n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Theater Productions, "Aire Frío", flier, 2002, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Theater Productions, "Alto Riesgo", programs, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Theater Productions, "El Baile", scripts, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Theater Productions, "Bartolome sin casa", script, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Theater Productions, "Chamaco", scripts, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Theater Productions, "Chamaco", fliers, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Theater Productions, "Chamaco", programs, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Theater Productions, "La Chunga", programs, n.d., 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Theater Productions, "La Chunga", fliers, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Theater Productions, "El dandoy del Hotel Savoy", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Theater Productions, "Delirio Habanero", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Theater Productions, "Delirio Habanero", programs, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Theater Productions, "Delirio Habanero", photos, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Theater Productions, "Delirio Habanero", articles, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Theater Productions, "Delirio Habanero", disquette, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Theater Productions, "Delirio habanero", stage design, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Theater Productions, "Delirio Habanero", ticket stubs, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Theater Productions, "De Cuba", programs, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Theater Productions, "El dia que me quieras", scripts, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Theater Productions, "El dia que me quieras", programs, 2000, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Theater Productions, "El dia que me quieras", fliers, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Theater Productions, "El enano en la botella" ("Trapped in a bottle"), scripts, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Theater Productions, "El enano en la botella", programs, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Theater Productions, "Esther y la moneda", script, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Theater Productions, "Fango", script, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Theater Productions, "Festival Internacional del Monólogo", programs, n.d., 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Theater Productions, "Festival Internacional del Monólogo", programs, n.d., 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Theater Productions, "Festival Internacional del Monólogo", articles, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Theater Productions, "Festival Internacional del Monólogo", proposal, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Theater Productions, "El grito de la Libelula", script, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Clippings, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Clippings, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Clippings, 1981, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Clippings, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Clippings, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Clippings, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Clippings, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Clippings, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Clippings, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Clippings, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Clippings, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Clippings, 2003-2004Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Clippings, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Clippings, 2008-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Photographs, n.d., 1981-1984, 1987, 2000-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Plaque from Festival Internacional de Teatro Hispano, 1996Add to your cart.
Series 2: Personal PapersAdd to your cart.
Box 6: Personal papersAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondance, n.d., n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondance, 1971, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1971, 1975, 1977, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondance, 1980, 1982, 1987, 1989, 1980, 1982, 1987, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondance, 1990, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondance, 1991, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondance, 1992, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondance, 1993, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondance, 1994, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondance, 1995, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondance, 1996, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondance, 1997, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondance, 1998-1999, 1998-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondance, 2000, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Correspondance, 2001, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Correspondance, 2002, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Correspondance, 2004, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Correspondance, 2008-2009, 2008-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Personal Papers, n.d.Add to your cart.
Contains resumes, notes, stationary, phone directory, job opening description, education certificate, theater fesival certificate, photocopied identification, stamp collection.
Folder 19: Personal Papers, n.d.Add to your cart.
Phone book and agenda.
Folder 20: Personal Papers, n.d.Add to your cart.
Personal papers and correspondence on disquette.
Folder 21: Personal Papers, 1966-1969Add to your cart.
Legal documents.
Folder 22: Personal Papers, 1971, 1973, 1976-1979Add to your cart.
Legal documents, agenda, and periodical.
Folder 23: Personal Papers, 1982, 1985, 1987-1988Add to your cart.
Contract, recommendation form for graduate admission, certificates.
Folder 24: Personal Papers, 1990, 1992-1994Add to your cart.
Legal documents and travel documents.
Folder 25: Personal Papers, 1995Add to your cart.
Exit interview checklist, documents for Community Relations Service in Guantánamo Bay.
Folder 26: Personal Papers, 1996Add to your cart.
Legal and financial documents.
Folder 27: Personal Papers, 1997-1999Add to your cart.
Drivers license, certificate of appreciation from Guantánamo Refugee Education and Training Program, visa application papers.
Folder 28: Personal Papers, 2000-2004, 2008, 2010Add to your cart.
Certificate of recognition, employee assessment, notice of resignation, PEN Literary Gala program, financial documents, notice of dismissal, calendar of events.
Folder 29: Poems, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Research materials for "Ay, Amor" by Carlos Diaz, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 7: Unidentified, n.d., 1997, 1999, 2001Add to your cart.
Cassette tape, trabajo de mesa papers, ticket order forms, lists of names, assorted papers, ticket stubs, lists of names, papers. Also contains photographs of Sarraín in Miaim and Cuba and of various theater performances in which he was involved.
Box 8: Video cassettes (VHS), circa 1990s-2000sAdd to your cart.
Nine video cassette (VHS) tapes of various theater performances. Some tapes are amateur recordings of performances while others are professionally produced.
Box 2: Oversize Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Oversize photograph, undatedAdd to your cart.
Oversize photograph of unidentified theater performance.

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