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Florinda Álzaga Collection

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Florinda Álzaga Collection, 1960-1994 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Amanda Moreno

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Predominant Dates:1960-1980

ID: CHC0012

Creator: Álzaga, Florinda (1930-2003)

Extent: 7.0 Boxes

Abstract

The Florinda Álzaga Collection contains manuscripts, articles and audiovisual materials relating to the academic work of Cuban essayist Florinda Álzaga.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Florinda Álzaga Collection contains manuscripts, articles and audiovisual materials relating to the academic work of Cuban essayist Florinda Álzaga.

The collection contains article manuscripts, clippings and 39 cassettes featuring lectures given by professor Florinda Álzaga at Barry University. The lectures deal with Spanish literature; women in literature and Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda.

Biographical Note

Florinda Álzaga was a Cuban essayist and professor. Born in Camagüey in 1930, Dr. Álzaga authored various books and articles and lectured on issues of Cuba, philosophy, and religion, as well as presiding over the Círculo de Cultura Panamericano.

Álzaga graduated from the University of Havana in 1952. She worked as a professor in Cuba until her exile in 1960. Teaching throughout South Florida, the bulk of Dr. Álzaga’s professional activity in the United States took place at Barry University.

The author’s notable publications include Ensayo de diccionario del pensamiento vivo de la Avellaneda and Raíces del alma cubana.

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: Gifts of Florinda Álzaga, 1993 and 1996, and Blanca Herrera-Torres, 2003. Additional deposit made in 2014.

Preferred Citation: Florinda Álzaga Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History: Collection-level record added by Amanda Moreno, January 2013. Updated by Natalie Baur, January 2015.

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