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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Collection

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ID: CHC5174

Creator: Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana

Extent: 14.0 Boxes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Abstract

The Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Collection contains clippings, brochures, and campaign material from U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Collection contains clippings, brochures, and campaign material from U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

Biographical Note

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (born Ileana Ros y Adato; July 15, 1952) is the U.S. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district, serving in Congress since 1989. She is a member of the Republican Party.

She is currently the most senior Republican womna in the U.S. House, and was the first Republican woman elected to the House of Representatives from Florida. She was also the first Hispanic woman, and the first Cuban American, to be elected to Congress.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in education and her Master of Arts in educational leadership from Florida International Universty.  She attended the University of Miami where she earned a Ph.D. in higher education.

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Political campaigns - United States
Politicians
Politicians - 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.

Physical Access Note: This collection is housed off-campus and must be requested a minimum of seven calendar days in advance for consultation in the Cuban Heritage Collection Reading Room.

Acquisition Method: Gifts of Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, 2012 and 2015.

Preferred Citation: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: Collection-level record added by Fernando Espino, December 2013. Updated by Natalie Baur, March 2015.




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