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Enrique Baloyra Collection, 1970-1997 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Amanda Moreno

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ID: CHC0267

Creator: Baloyra, Enrique (1942-1997)

Extent: 21.0 Boxes

Abstract

The Enrique Baloyra Collection contains the personal papers of Enrique Baloyra, professor and former associate dean of the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Miami.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Enrique Baloyra Collection contains the personal papers of Enrique Baloyra, professor and former associate dean of the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Miami.

The collection contains correspondence, articles, reports and studies authored by Enrique Baloyra regarding the economic and political situation of Cuba, and audiovisual materials including a 16mm copy of the documentary "Minefield" (along with its accompanying script) and cassette tapes of interviews with exiled Cuban and Latin American political figures conducted by Baloyra for his PhD thesis, "Political Leadership in the Cuban Republic, 1944-1958." Interviewees include Eduardo Suárez Rivas, Ángel Fernández Varela, Jorge García Montes and Andrés Rivero Agüero.

Biographical Note

Dr. Enrique Baloyra was born in Cuba in 1942 and exiled to Miami in 1961 at the age of 19. After living in the United States for ten years, he received a PhD in political science from the University of Florida in 1971. He taught in his discipline at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and eventually took a position as associate dean of the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Miami, where he worked until his death in 1997.

Aside from being an accomplished political scientist and Latin Americanist, Baloyra was dedicated to Cuban issues, acting as a founder of the Cuban Committee for Democracy and the Centro de la Democracia Cubana. He served as president of the Coordinadora Social Demócrata and was a member of the Instituto de Estudios Cubanos.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research, except for Box 1 Folder 49 which contains restricted materials.

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.

Physical Access Note: This collection is housed off-campus and must be requested a minimum of seven calendar days in advance for consultation in the Cuban Heritage Collection Reading Room.

Acquisition Method: Gifts of Enrique Baloyra, 1995, and the University of Miami Graduate School of International Studies, 1998.

Preferred Citation: Enrique Baloyra Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: This collection is currently in processing.

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




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