Contents and Arrangement

1958 December, 1958 December

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection contains works and correspondence of Franqui, who moved to Europe in 1968 after becoming dissatisfied with Castro's Cuban regime. Included are manuscripts for Diario de la Revolucion Cubana (Barcelona: R. Torres, 1976), Cuba, Libro de los Doce (Mexico: Ediciones Era, 1977), and Retrato de Familia con Fidel (Barcelona; Caracas: Seix Barral, 1981) concerning the Cuban revolution of 1959 and Franqui's association with Fidel Castro. There is correspondence with Latin American intellectuals, cultural leaders, and politicians, such as Guillermo Cabrera Infante and Guillermo Comacho. Also included are transcripts of Cuban radio broadcasts (1957-1958) given by Franqui and others, papers (1957-1958) concerning the Movimiento Revolucionario 26 de Julio, and a large collection (1959-1962) of typescript and printed speeches and interviews of Fidel Castro.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

1958 December; Carlos Franqui Collection, C0644, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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