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More Information | A Finding Aid to the Margarita Cano papers, 1983-1985

Margarita Cano papers, 1983-1985

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A Finding Aid to the Margarita Cano Papers,
, in the Archives of American Art
Finding aid prepared by Rosa M. Fernandez
Scope and Content Note
Margarita Cano's papers measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1983-1985. The collection primarily concerns the 1983 exhibition
The Miami Generation, 9 Cuban-American Artists
; an exhibition organized by The Cuban Museum of Art in Culture in cooperation with the Miami-Dade Public Library System for which Cano served as Project Director. Curated by Guilio V. Blanc, the exhibition included work by Mario Bencomo, Maria Brito-Avellana, Humberto Calzada, Pablo Cano, Emilio Falero, Fernando Garcia, Juan Gonzalez, Carlos Macia, and Cesar Trasobares. The exhibition traveled to Meridian House International in Washington, DC and, later, to Philadelphia at the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies in 1985. Found are two files of correspondence, exhibition planning and publicity files, a catalog, checklist, and photocopied news clippings. Most of the documents are photocopies. There is also one folder of slides and photographs of works of art in the exhibition.
Margarita Cano donated her papers in 1997 to the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Processing Information
The Margarita Cano papers were processed by Rosa M. Fernandez, December, 1998. The finding aid was completed in 2000.