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Juan Clark Papers, 1960-2002 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Amanda Moreno

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ID: CHC5107

Creator: Clark, Juan M. (1938-2013)

Extent: 137.0 Boxes


The Juan Clark Collection contains research materials and drafts of books authored by Juan M. Clark (1938-2013), a Cuban sociologist.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Juan Clark Collection contains research materials for two projects conducted by Juan Clark (1938-2013), a "sociological analysis of the Cuban exodus" and a study of living conditions in totalitarian Cuba, including newspaper clippings, magazine articles and other periodicals collected by Dr. Clark as part of his research activities since the 1960s.

The collection also contains draft manuscripts of the English translation of Clark's book Cuba: mito y realidad (1992) and La visita del Papa a Cuba y su repercusiĆ³n (1999).

Biographical Note

Juan M. Clark (1938-2013) was a Cuban sociologist and professor emeritus of Miami Dade College. A veteran of the Bay of Pigs invasion, Clark was imprisoned by the Cuban government from January to December 1962.

He has authored several books on human rights abuses in Cuba.

Clark died in Miami in February 2013.

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: Boxes 1-110 of 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 Juan M. Clark, 1987, 2003, 2004 and Clarita Clark, 2013.

Related Materials: CHC5212 Luis J. Botifoll Oral History Project interview with Juan Clark. For more information please see

Preferred Citation: Juan Clark 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, February 2013.

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