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Enrique Riverón papers, 1918-1990s

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is organized into eight series.

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Series 1: Biographical Material , circa 1929-1960
2 Folders
Box 1

Description Container Select
Membership Cards, 1936-1944
1
1
Diary Pages, circa 1929-1960
1
2

Series 2: Correspondence , 1918-1991, undated
0.6 Linear feet
Box 1

Correspondence found in this series is with artists and others including Mario Carreño, Julio de Diego, Antonio Gattorno, Alfredo Lozano, Antonio Prohias, Pauline and Frank Rebajes, Baruj Salina, José Gómez Sicre, Adja Yunkers, and others. Much of the correspondence concerns Riverón's exhibitions. Folders may contain letters, postcards, and related material to and/or from Riverón.
The series is arranged alphabetically by individual or subject with one folder at the end of the series from a group of individuals concerning a publication.
Description Container Select
Antonio, José, 1934
1
3
Arroyo, Ramon, 1935, 1962-1984
1
4
Badá, José Manuel, 1966-1967
1
5
Bens, José M., Colegio de Arquitectos de Cuba en el Exilio, 1969
1
6
Carreño, Mario, 1941-1990
1
7-11
Casado, Antonio F., 1945
1
12
Casado, Juan José M., 1950-1982
1
13-14
Casagrán, Jesús M., 1948-1949
1
15
Cecilia, Román and Jermaine, 1953-1991
1
16
Chávez, Camilio G., Lte. Colonel Jefe del Cuerpo de Aviació, 1947
1
17
Dale, 1987
1
18
Davidson, John, 1948-1949
1
19
Davila, Alberto, 1961, 1965
1
20
De Diego, Julio, 1935-1977
1
21
Delhart, Adria (Riverón's first wife), 1926
1
22
Exhibitions (letters concerning), 1927-1990
1
23-27
Fernandez, Antonio, 1937
1
28
Galeria Sudamericana, 1957
1
29
Garcia, Leandro, 1955
1
30
Garmendia, Andrés, 1962-1986
1
31
Gattorno, Antonio and Isabel, 1947-1978
1
32
Girona, Julio, 1960
1
33
Goodall, Donald to Richard Shack, 1981
(about Riverón; see also Shack, Richard)
1
34
Group of Latin American Artists (GALA) Material, 1969-1976
1
35
Hidalgo (illustrated letter), 1929
1
36
Hughes, Langston, 1931
1
37
John Heller Gallery, 1953
1
38
Lazaro, Angel, 19427, 1973, 1977
1
39
Losado, Jorge, 1978-1983
1
40
Lozano, Alfredo, 1967-1988
1
41-42
Maribona, Armando, 1951, 1961
1
43
Marinello, Juan, 1928
1
44
Massaguer, Conrado W., 1935, 1956
1
45
Matiz, Leo, 1966
1
46
Meilach, Dona Z., 1967-1969
1
47
Miami Herald and Vida, 1973, 1980
1
48
Morandeyra, Mary, 1971
1
49
La Nacion Newspaper, 1933-1934
1
50
O'Brien de Lacy de Burickas, Nelly, undated
1
51
Padilla, Manuel Castro, Union Mexican de Autores, 1935
1
52
Prohias, Antonio, 1975-1984
1
53-54
Pujol, R. A., 1952
1
55
Ramirez, Eduardo Aviles, 1980
1
56
Rebajes, Francisco, 1943-1985
1
57-59
Rebajes, Frank and Pauline, 1952, 1960-1983, undated
1
60-61
Reed, Alma, 1935-1965
1
62
Reyes, Alfonso, 1926
1
63
Riverón, Enrique (handwritten note and postcards), 1918-1925, 1948, undated
1
64
Roselló, 1966-1967
1
65
Salazar, Toño, 1932
1
66
Sandri, Alberto C., 1930
1
67
Salinas, Baruj, 1976-1983
1
68
Salinas, Baruj, Cousin of, 1982
1
69
Sanchez, Guillermo, 1977
1
70-71
Shack, Richard, 1981
(see also Donald Goodall)
1
72
Sicre, José Gómez, 1959-1985
1
73-74
Sicre, Juan José, 1967-1972
1
75
Simoni, John P., 1965
1
76
Townsend, Leo, Modern Screen Magazine, 1936, 1938
1
77
Unidentified Individuals, 1952, 1959, undated
1
78
Various Individuals, 1918-1985, undated
1
79
Vilá, H. Portell (includes illustrated letters), 1969-1974
1
80
Velix, F. R., 1936
1
81
Wanguemert, Luis Gomez, 1941-1960
1
82
Wooden, Howard, Wichita Art Museum, 1979-1982, 1990
1
83-84
Yunkers, Adya, 1960-1967, 1984
1
85-86
Letters signed by Riverón, José Ramon Garcia, Pedrosa and Guillermo Martinez Marquez concerning start of a magazine, 1978, undated
1
87

Series 3: Writings , 1923-1980s, undated
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1

Writings by Riverón found here primarily constitute his recollections of his trips to Paris and Madrid, and of the people he met in Latin America, Europe and the United States including Josephine Baker, Langston Huges, Federico Garcia Lorca, Kiki de Montparnasse, Mario Moreno [Cantinflas], Pablo Picasso, and Walter Pidgeon. The series also includes poetry, notes on art and film projects, childhood recollections and scattered diary entries, including an entry about Riverón's father's visit from Cuba in 1947.
The series is arranged alphabetically by the subject Riverón writes about or the title of a piece of writing. One of the folders contains poems written by Ramon Rebajes for Riverón which is interfiled alphabetically by Rebajes last name.
Description Container Select
Art, 1960s-1980s
1
88
Baker, Josephine, 1969
1
89
Benavente, Jacinto, 1969
1
90
Cantinflas, Mario Moreno, 1969
1
91
Childhood, circa 1980
1
92
de Montparnasse, Kiki, 1969
1
93
Don Senén Y Jacobito, by Riverón, 1923
1
94
Garcia, Victor Manuel, 1982
1
95
Gomez de la Serna, Ramon, 1969
1
96
Hughes, Langston, 1969
1
97
John Smith in Mexico, Essay by Riverón, 1948
1
98
Lorca, Federico Garcia, 1969
1
99
The Mind's Potential, Essay by Riverón, 1969
1
100
Miscellaneous Writings, 1950, undated
1
101
El Nuevo Herald, Handwritten Essay, undated
1
102
Paris Trip, circa 1985
1
103
Picasso, Pablo, 1969
1
104
Pidgeon, Walter, 1969
1
105
Poems, 1930s, 1972-1975
1
106-107
Poem to Julio De Diego, 1975
1
108
Rebajes, Ramon, Poems Written for Riverón, circa 1930s
1
109
Recuerdos de Un Viage a Isla Anglesa, [1947]
1
110
Rubenstein, Helen, 1969
1
111
"Seven White Birds" Idea for Film, 1976
1
112
Sketch of Rome, 1926
1
113
Social Gatherings in Madrid, 1931, undated
1
114
Sunset on the Beach, 1970
1
115

Series 4: Scrapbooks , 1920s-1990s, undated
0.7 Linear feet
Boxes 1, 3, 4

Scrapbooks found in this series contain clippings, printed cartoons and illustrations, photographs, and reviews of exhibitions from the United States and Latin American newspapers.
Description Container Select
Scrapbook, 1924-1926
1
116
Scrapbook of Cartoon Illustrations for Cine-Mundial and Other Magazines, 1930s-1940s
1
117
Scrapbook of Caricatures for Cine-Mundial and Bally Hoo, 1930s-1940s
1
118
Scrapbooks of Cartoons and Caricatures, 1940s
1
119
Scrapbook of Caricatures on Photo Paper, undated
1
120
Scrapbook, 1930s-1960s
3
1
Scrapbook, 1950s-1990s
3
2
Scrapbooks, 1920s-1930s
4
1
Scrapbook, 1922-1941
4
2
Scrapbook, 1930s-1950s
4
3

Series 5: Artwork , 1958-1983, undated
0.4 Linear feet
Boxes 1, 5

Description Container Select
Original Color Drawing of Riverón by Unknown Artist, 1958
1
121
Birthday Card by Riverón, 1978 or 1983
1
122
Africanismo Calido, Handmade Book with Original Illustrations by Riverón, undated
5
1

Series 6: Printed Material , circa 1930-1992
0.7 Linear feet
Boxes 2, 5

Printed Material found here includes exhibition announcements and catalogs, clippings, and magazines such as Cine Mundial and Bally-Hoo featuring Riverón's caricatures.
Description Container Select
Clippings, circa 1930s-1983, undated
(6 folders)
2
1-6
Periodicals with Articles Mentioning Riverón, 1966-1967, 1980
2
7
Clippings about Riverón Including The Miami Reporter, 1987, 1992, undated
2
8
Articles by Riverón, 1936, undated
2
9
Clippings Concerning Poetry Contest in which Riverón Participated, 1983
2
10
Magazines Containing Riverón's Work or Reviews of his Work, 1932-1981
2
11-13
Exhibition Invitations and Catalogs to Solo Exhibitions, 1936-1987
2
14-16
Exhibition Invitations and Catalogs for Group Shows with Riverón, 1931-1990s
2
17-22
Exhibitions Invitations and Catalogs for Other Artists, 1945-1961, undated
2
23
Periodical, Modern Hispanic Magazine, 1935
2
24
Publication, Dance International 1937-1938, Featuring Riverón Painting, 1937
2
25
Illustration of Hollywood Celebrities, 1938
2
26
School of the Wichita Art Association Calendars, 1949-1955
2
27
Cartoons/Illustrations for Cine Mundial, 1932-1938, undated
2
28
Cartoons/Illustrations for Cine Mundial and Others, 1931-1934, 1957, undated
2
29
Magazine Articles About Riverón's Caricatures, 1947-1965
2
30
Restaurant Menus Illustrated by Riverón, 1937, 1944, 1957, undated
2
31
Magazines with Riverón Caricatures and Illustrations, 1943-1947
2
32
Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1934
2
33
Caricatures of Movie Actors Printed in Modern Screen Magazine, 1938
5
2

Series 7: Photographs , 1918-1992, undated
0.6 Linear feet
Boxes 2, 5, 6

This series contains photographs of Riverón, his wife Noella, his first wife Adria Delhortt Riverón, and others including Cundo Bermudez, Mario Carreño, Xavier Cugat, Ray Milland, Mario Moreno [Cantinflas], Pablo Neruda, Jose Clemente Orozco, Amelia Pelá, Alma Reed, Rosalind Russell, Juan José Sicre, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Rufino Tamayo, and Peláez Waguemert.
Photographs are arranged by subject and then chronologically.
Description Container Select
Photographs of Artwork, 1931-circa 1980
2
34-40
Photographs of A. Lozano's Artwork (3) and Invitation to Lozano Exhibition, 1971-1972, 1992
2
41
Photographs of Riverón, undated
2
42
Photographs of Riverón, Family, and Friends, circa 1918-1930s
(6 folders)
2
43
Photographs of Riverón, undated
5
3
Photographs of Hollywood Set "Life Is A Stage,", 1935
5
4
Photographs of Riverón and Scenes of Cuba, 1952, 1964, undated
5
5
Photographs of Riverón, Family, and Friends, 1930s-1980s
6
1-8
Photographs of Riverón, Family, and Friends, Unidentified and, undated
6
9-10

Series 8: Miscellany , 1927-1989, undated
7 Folders
Box 6

Description Container Select
Check Stubs from Contract Work for Caricatures, 1927-1928
6
11
Riverón's File on Ramon Arroyo, Clippings of Caricatures, 1983
6
12
Riverón's File on Mario Carreño, 1969, 1980-1989
6
13
Riverón's File on Juan José M. Casado, 1977, 1987, undated
6
14
Riverón's File on A. Gattorno, 1975, 1979-1980
6
15
Riverón's File on Antonio Prohias, 1978, undated
6
16
Announcement of Juan José Sicre's Death, undated
6
17

Make a Request

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