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Jorge Aguayo Papers, 1944-1994 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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Title: Jorge Aguayo Papers, 1944-1994Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: CHC0391

Creator: Aguayo, Jorge

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 07/21/1994

Formats/Genres: Clippings, Letters, Manuscripts, Pamphlets

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers document professional activities of Dr. Jorge Aguayo, who was the founder of the School of Library Science at the University of Havana.  He came to the United States in 1960 and was the director of the Columbus Memorial Library at the Organization of American States until his retirement in 1973.  The materials include correspondence, publications and clippings of articles written by Jorge Aguayo, as well as, an unpublished manuscript book written by Jorge Aguayo about his father and titled: "A Memoir of Alfredo M. Aguayo."  The manuscript documents the career of Alfredo M. Aguayo, who was a reformer of the educational system from elementary school to universities, in Cuba, at the beginning of the Republican period, and who elevated the rank of the School  of Education at the University of Havana to graduate School of Education, as well as, wrote many books on education.

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Academic libraries - United States
Aguayo, Alfredo Miguel, b. 1866
Aguayo, Jorge, 1903-
Columbus Memorial Library
Education, Higher - Cuba
Education - Cuba
Libraries - Cuba
Universidad de La Habana

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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: Received from Carmen Rovira in 1994.

Separated Materials: Photographs from this collection are housed in the photograph section of the compact files.

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Preferred Citation: Jorge Aguayo Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History: The collection-level record created by Beata Bergen, April 2009.

Other Note: Sponsor Note: Selections from this collection were digitized with a grant from the State of Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Arts Council in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

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