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Rolando López Dirube Papers



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Rolando López Dirube Papers | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Fernando Espino

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ID: CHC5214

Creator: Lopez Dirube, Rolando

Extent: 2.0 Boxes. More info below.

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian


The Rolando Lopez Dirube Papers contain personal correspondence, artwork, photographs, and clippings related to Cuban artist Rolando Lopez Dirube active in 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.

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

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 linear feet

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: Minimal record added by Fernando Espino, November 2013 and revised by Amanda Moreno, December 2013.

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