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Fernando López Fernández Collection

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Fernando López Fernández Collection, 1960-2006 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Amanda Moreno

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Collection Overview

Title: Fernando López Fernández Collection, 1960-2006Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1960s-1970s

ID: CHC5207

Creator: López Fernández, Fernando (1907-1975)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Abstract

The Fernando López Fernández Collection contains the photographs, clippings, correspondence, curriculum vitae, and memorials of Dr. Fernando López Fernández (1907-1975). It also includes articles on American nurse Clara Maass, who died in Cuba in the early 20th century.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Fernando López Fernández Collection contains the photographs, clippings, correspondence, curriculum vitae, and memorials of Dr. Fernando López Fernández (1907-1975). It also includes articles on American nurse Clara Maass, who died in Cuba in the early 20th century.

The collection contains portraits and family photographs, obituary clippings relating to Dr. López Fernández, and letters from him written to his son and daughter-in-law in the 1960s. There are also research materials related to Clara Maass, a nurse who volunteered in Cuba during the Spanish-American War.

Biographical Note

Fernando López Fernández was a Cuban doctor and political activist who led protests against the regime of Gerardo Machado. Born in Santa Clara in 1907, he began studying medicine at the University of Havana in 1924. He was an associate professor at the University of Havana, Cuban delegate to the World Health Organization and a member of various medical associations in Cuba until 1959.

Later, Fernández was exiled from Cuba and relocated to Chicago, Illinois, where he became director of Martha Washington Hospital. He died in that city in 1975.

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Medicine - 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 Tina de Carlo, 2007.

Preferred Citation: Fernando López Fernández Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: Collection-level record added by Fernando Espino, November 2013 and revised by Amanda Moreno, December 2013. Collection processed by Amanda Moreno, January 2017.

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