Cundo Bermúdez scrapbook, 1937-1975

A Finding Aid to the Cundo Bermúdez Scrapbook, 1937-1975, in the Archives of American Art, by Stephanie Ashley

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Biographical Information

Born in Havana in 1914, Cuban modernist painter Cundo Bermúdez exhibited his work extensively in Latin America and had his first one-man show in the United States at the Pan American Union in 1948.

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Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a one-volume scrapbook of clippings from Cuban, American, and Puerto Rican newspapers that date from 1937 to 1975. The scrapbook provides scattered documentation of the career of Cuban American painter, Cundo Bermúdez, and primarily contains exhibition reviews.

Arrangement and Series Description

Subjects and Names

This collection is indexed in the online catalog of the Archives of American Art under the following index terms. People, families and organizations are listed under "Names" when they are creators or contributors and under "Subjects" when they are the topic of collection contents.


  • Bermúdez, Cundo, 1914-


  • Painters -- Cuba -- Havana
  • Painters -- Puerto Rico
  • Painters -- Florida -- Miami
  • Cuban American artists
  • Hispanic American artists
  • Cuban American art

Types of Materials:

  • Scrapbooks


The scrapbook was loaned to the Archives of American Art for microfilming in 1996 by Teresa Callava, great-niece of Cundo Bermúdez, and was returned to Callava in 1997.

How to Use the Collection

Restrictions on Use

The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Ownership & Literary Rights

The Cundo Bermúdez scrapbook was loaned to the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, for microfilming. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

Available Formats

The scrapbook is available on microfilm reel 5138 only.

How to Cite this Collection

Cundo Bermúdez scrapbook, 1937-1975. Microfilmed by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Detailed Description and Container Inventory

Series 1: Scrapbook, 1937-1975

Box Reel
NA 5138 Scrapbook, 1937-1975
(see Reel 5138)