The Moisés Hassan M. papers contain materials relating to Nicaragua during and after the Sandinista revolution of 1979. Moisés
Hassan Morales was a prominent figure in the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) and participated in the armed struggle
against the Somoza dictatorship. He occupied a number of posts in the Sandinista government formed after the overthrow of
Anastasio Somoza, and subsequently served as mayor of Managua. Hassan Morales later broke with the FSLN and its leader Daniel
Ortega over what Hassan Morales perceived to be the increasingly authoritarian and corrupt tendencies of the Sandinista government.
His collection consists of personal correspondence; speeches and writings; correspondence and other documents relating to
his time in government; and photographs.
5 manuscript boxes
(2 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Collection is open for research.