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Copy of laws concerning the construction of Jose Martí monument sent by Félix Lizaso, February 1955 list of names of the officials of the "Patronato del Monumento a Martí"

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 27

Scope and Content

From the Collection:

This collection includes correspondence, photos, and mementos relating to the legacy of José Martí in Cuba. Almost all the correspondence is between María Mantilla de Romero and officials in Cuba. Much of the correspondence concerns the Centenario de Martí celebration in 1953. Dates of material range from 1875 to 1974, almost a full century. The bulk of the collection, however dates between 1953 and 1960. The correspondence is arranged chronologically. Particular items of interest include photocopies of letters to María Mantilla from José Martí.


  • Creation: 1875-1974
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1953-1960



The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 1.5 Linear feet (2 boxes and one oversize folder)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Spanish; Castilian

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America