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Accession 03-001,  Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects,  Program Records, 1990-2001

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects
Title: Program Records
Dates: 1990-2001
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 03-001
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

Consists primarily of records documenting the activities of Miguel A. Bretos as Counselor to the Secretary for Latino Affairs, 1994-1995, and Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects, 1995-1998; with some records generated by Bretos as Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives Senior Scholar, 1998-2001. Materials include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to Latino conferences, special events, research projects, workshops, and issues at the Smithsonian; meeting agendas and minutes; Bretos' papers on Cuba and related information; articles and newspaper clippings about Latino heritage and notable individuals; and budget summaries.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists primarily of records documenting the activities of Miguel A. Bretos as Counselor to the Secretary for Latino Affairs, 1994-1995, and Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects, 1995-1998; with some records generated by Bretos as Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives Senior Scholar, 1998-2001. Materials include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to Latino conferences, special events, research projects, workshops, and issues at the Smithsonian; meeting agendas and minutes; Bretos' papers on Cuba and related information; articles and newspaper clippings about Latino heritage and notable individuals; and budget summaries.

Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2017; Transferring office; 3/6/2002 memorandum, Alers to Scott; Contact reference staff for details.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-001, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects, Program Records

Container List

Box 1

Correspondence: Jane Gregory Rubin, 1996

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"Imaging Cuba Under the American Flag: Charles Edward Doty in Havana, 1899-1902" by Miguel A. Bretos

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Cuba (general), 1996-1997

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Cuba: Art, Architecture, and Photography, 1996-1997

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Cuba Trip, 1997

Box 1 of 3

Center for a Free Cuba, 1998

Box 1 of 3

Cuba: Havana, 1997

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Committee to Rescue the Cuban Historical Roots and Monuments in the World

Box 1 of 3

Cuba: Essays and Other

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Cuba: Ensayos por Miguel A. Bretos, c. 1991

Box 1 of 3

Cuba: Embassy of Switzerland Cuban Interest Section, 1997

Box 1 of 3

Cuba: Document Conservation, 1996-1997

Box 1 of 3

NMAH Latino Advisory Board/Articles, 1999

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Covering Cuba, 1997-1998

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Cuba: Instituto de Estudios Colombinos de la Gomera, 1998

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Cuba: Individuals, 1996

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Cuba: Musica, 1996

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Cuban National Heritage, 1994-1998

Box 1 of 3

Cuban National Heritage: Meetings and Agendas, 1994-1998

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Miami Book Fair International, 1996

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News Clippings and Articles, c. 1994-1999 [two folders]

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Cuba and USA Government, c. 1995

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"Cuba at the Smithsonian" by Miguel A. Bretos, 1995-1996

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Cuba: Science, 1997

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Articles re: Latino Culture, c. 1998-1999 [two folders]

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Center for the Arts: Seminar for the Humanities, 1996

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Metropolitan Dade County, Miami, Florida, 1995-1997

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University of Florida, 1994-1996

Box 1 of 3

Everglades, Cuban Dreams, 1997

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Colombia, 1996

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San Carlos Institute, 1998

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Dinner Guest List, 1997

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Memoranda, 1995

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Memoranda, 1999

Box 1 of 3

Cartas a Miguel Bretos, 1999-2000 [two folders]

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Latino Museum Director's Group/Steering Committee/Conference Calls, 1997

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Chapter One: The First Cubans, 2000

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The Virgin Mary Conference, 1997-1999

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Box 2

Cuban Museum: Proposal for the UM/Museo Cubano Exhibit

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Articulos sobre Miguel, 1999

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Tarjetas y Cartas Personales, 1999

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Tarjetas Personales de Miguel A. Bretos, 2000

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Boys Harbor Inc., 1998-1999

Box 2 of 3

Museo de las Americas Foundation, 2000

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SI Museo de las Americas

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Cane Sugar Meeting, 1999

Box 2 of 3

Cartas Eviadadas por Miguel Bretos, 1999-2000 [two folders]

Box 2 of 3

Curriculum de Miguel A. Bretos (includes photograph)

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The Latino Music Project, 1999

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Counselor to the Secretary: Duties and Responsibilities

Box 2 of 3

Music at the Smithsonian: Increase and Diffusion to the Latin Beat, 1999

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Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia Producers' Workshop, 1999

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National Building Museum's Symposium, 1998-1999

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Meeting, 1998

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Smithsonian Magazine Proposal, 1998

Box 2 of 3

Instituto San Carlos, 1999

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George L. Scheper, 1990-1998

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Restoration of the San Carlos Institute and Former Cuban Consulate

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Key West, Florida, 1986

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Correspondence, 1994-2000

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Photography in Cuba

Box 2 of 3

Expeditions: 150 Years of Smithsonian Research in Latin America (Part 2), 1996

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Journeys: Stories of Latin America, 1999

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Martha Steinkemp, 1999

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Judith J. Scott, 1996

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Claudina Barrera, 1997

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Minerva Rodriguez, c. 1995-1996

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Ray Oman, 1996

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Katherine Kirlin, 1995-1997

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Claudina Barrera, 1997

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Cuban National Heritage, 1995

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Fellowships and Grants (Rubinoff), 1994

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Musica-Boys Harbor/Luly Duke, 1997

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Correspondence, 1996-1997

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Hispanic Heritage Month, 1996

Box 2 of 3

SI and Ministry of Education (Madrid, Spain), 1998-1999

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National Council of La Raza, 2000

Box 2 of 3

Latino Art and Culture in USA

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National Latino Children Institute, 2000

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Faces del Nuevo Mundo, 1999

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Café Productions, 1997-1998 [two folders]

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Fundacion Antorchas, 1995-1996

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Historical Society of Washington D.C., 1997

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Box 3

Photo Exhibition, 1998

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Speaking Points for Secretary (San Antonio, Texas), 1996

Box 3 of 3

"Increasing Staff Diversity at the Smithsonian Institution" (1999) by Stacey L. Suyat

Box 3 of 3

Materiales sobre Cuba/Puerto Rico, 1998

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Materiales sobre la Guerra Espanola, 1996-1998

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Smithsonian Institution/Australia, 1999

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Puerto Rico (general), 1992-1998

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Stringfellow, 1997

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The Maya Textile Tradition, 1996

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Cultural Heritage Commission

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Cesar Alejandro Becerra, c. 1997

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 1994

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"Caminemos con Jesus: Toward a Hispanic/Latino Theology of Accompaniment" by Roberto S. Goizueta

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"Los Manos: Town Without Pity" by Loyda Martinez

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Stories from Latin America, 1998

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Second Production Workshop (Merida, Yucatan), 2000

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Louis Nevaer/MesoAmerica Foundation, 1996

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Florida Universities (general), 1995-1996

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Florida (general), 1996

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Religious Institutions and Periodicals, 1998

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Florida Missions, 1997

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Miami Dade Heritage Trust, 1997

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Summit of the Americas, 1994

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Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 1994-1997

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Historical Association of Southern Florida, 1996-1998

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Florida Humanities Council, 1994

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Instituto de Estudios Cubanos, 1997

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Broward County, 1994-1995

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Virgin Mary in the Americas Conference Program, 1998

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Emilio Estefan, c. 1998

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Latino Documentation Project, 1997

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AAA South Florida Final Report, 1996

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Transformations on the Mission Frontier: Texas and Northern Mexico, 1997

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List of Photo Lots Guide Project, 1999

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National Latino Children's Institute, 1999

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Correspondence, 1996-2001

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