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Antolín García Carbonell Papers

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Opa-Locka Airport Camp



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Antolín García Carbonell Papers, 1962-2003 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Antolín García Carbonell Papers, 1962-2003Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1962-1986

ID: CHC5348

Creator: García Carbonell, Antolín

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: This collection is arranged in one series. Original order was preserved throughout.

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Abstract

The Antolín García Carbonell papers contain documents pertaining to the Opa-Locka Airport Camp during its period of use by the Catholic Welfare Bureau for refugee children under Operation Pedro Pan from 1962-2003.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Antolín García Carbonell papers contain documents pertaining to the Opa-Locka Airport Camp during its period of use by the Catholic Welfare Bureau for refugee children under Operation Pedro Pan from 1962-2003.

The collection consists of a History of Opa-Locka Airport authored by García Carbonell, administrative documents, correspondence and building plans between the Catholic Welfare Bureau and other bureaucratic entities as they sought to acquire housing for Pedro Pans by renting buildings at the airport, including Building 67.

Biographical Note

Antolín García Carbonell , an architect and historian, managed design and construction projects for the Miami-Dade Aviation Department  for thirty years, after which he joined the board of Curtiss Mansion, Inc. He was guest curator of HistoryMiami’s Aviation in Miami: The First 100 Years (June 2011-July 2012). A Cuban refugee in the United States since the 1960s, he has degrees in architecture from Miami-Dade College, the University of Florida, and the University of Miami.

Subject/Index Terms

Opa-Locka (Fla.) - Buildings, structures, etc.
Operation Pedro Pan

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 Antolín García Carbonell, 2003 and 2009.

Related Materials:

Pedro Pan Collection, 1961-2010

Operation Pedro Pan Alumni Collection, 1971-2013

Alberto Cuartas Papers, 1960s-1970s

Sara Yaballí Papers, 1961-1963

Preferred Citation: Antolín García Carbonell Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: Processed by Alexandra Diaz, Fall 2013.


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Series 1: Opa-Locka Airport CampAdd to your cart.
This series contains a History of Opa-Locka Airport and documents of Opa-Locka Airport Camp for Pedro Pans.
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Folder 1: History of Opa-Locka Airport, 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Opa-Locka Buildings Documents, 1962-69,86Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Opa-Locka Building 67, 1969-85Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Opa-Locka Airport History-Cuba Related, 2003Add to your cart.



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