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Rolando López Dirube Papers



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Rolando López Dirube Papers | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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ID: CHC5214

Creator: Lopez Dirube, Rolando

Extent: 3.0 Boxes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian


The Rolando Lopez Dirube Papers contain personal correspondence, artwork, photographs, and clippings related to Cuban artist Rolando Lopez Dirube, who was active in the later half of the 20th century.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Rolando Lopez Dirube Papers include Rolando Lopez Dirube's personal correspondence, a scrapbook made for his daughter Dorita, an original drawing done in pen, photographs that date from his childhood and span throughout his life, newspaper and magazine clippings, catalogs and brochures of his exhibitions, diplomas, passports, the blueprint of his house, and a VHS tape. The collection also contains a number of posters.

Biographical Note

Rolando Lopez Dirube was a Cuban artist who lived in Puerto Rico for most of his life, from 1960 to his death in 1997. Apart from painting, he carved sculptures in wood, small and affectionate, and stone. His graphic work includes excellent wood engravings in wood, lithographs, silkscreens, etchings, and drawings in several techniques.

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Art, Cuban - 20th century
Cuban American art - 20th century

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 for more information.

Acquisition Method: Gift of Dorita López Aldabaldetrecu, 2008.

Preferred Citation: Rolando Lopez Dirube Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History: Collection-level record added by Fernando Espino, November 2013 and revised by Amanda Moreno, December 2013. Last updated by Juan A. Villanueva, August 2015.

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