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Armando Couto Collection, 1961-1990 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Amanda Moreno

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Title: Armando Couto Collection, 1961-1990Add to your cart.

ID: CHC0505

Creator: Couto, Armando (1918-1995)

Extent: 84.0 Linear Feet


The Armando Couto Collection contains photographs, correspondence, and scripts of Armando Couto's radio programs.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Armando Couto Collection contains photographs, correspondence, and typewritten scripts of radio programs written by Armando Couto (1918-1995) broadcast in Miami, Venezuela, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Nicaragua.

The collection also contains "Revistas Semanales," illustrated reproductions of Couto's radio programs published by Editorial América in Venezuela.

Biographical Note

Armando Couto (1918-1995) was a famous writer of popular radio programs in Cuba. His most famous work is "Los tres Villalobos," one of Cuba's most well-known radio shows.

He was exiled to Miami in January 1961, where he continued to write radio programs that were broadcast throughout Miami and Latin America.

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 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: Gift of Rosa Couto, 1996.

Preferred Citation: Armando Couto Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

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

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