This collection is arranged into four series of materials by type and content. Series 1, Works, is organized by literary genre and literary criticism of his work is organized alphabetically by author, and works by others are in chronological order. Series 2, Correspondence, is arranged chronologically. Series 3, Personal papers, is arranged into three sub-series: Personal files, Diplomas and awards, and Theater files, each arranged alphabetically. Series 4, Audiovisual materials, is organized by medium, and the slides maintained in Florit's original order.
Repository: University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection
Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Rights: Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Gift of Ricardo Florit, 2001.
Preferred Citation: Eugenio Florit Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Finding aid edited by Natalie Baur, June, 2012.
Finding aid subject terms modified by Ana D. Rodríguez, February 2013.
Collection Material Type: Personal Papers
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Scope and Contents: This collection consists of documents, books, and other materials written and collected by Cuban poet and writer Eugenio Florit. Materials include personal correspondence, along with professional correspondence pertaining to his work as a writer, translator, and professor at both Columbia University and Middlebury College. It also includes published and unpublished works by Florit, clippings of newspaper articles by and about Florit, and research notes. Travel is a recurring theme in Florit’s work, and this is visible in the abundant slides he has of his travels, and the travel diaries he kept. Mementos such as photographs, cassettes, awards, diplomas and memorabilia also make up a portion of the collection.