Register of the Roberto Cardenal Ch. Papers, 1957-1989

Processed by Rebecca J. Mead; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
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Register of the Roberto Cardenal Ch. Papers, 1957-1989

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Rebecca J. Mead
Date Completed:
1990 (revised)
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Roberto Cardenal Ch. Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1957-1989
Collection number: 88027
Creator: Cardenal Ch., Roberto (Cardenal Chamorro)
Collection Size: 58 manuscript boxes (24.2 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Photocopies of articles from La Prensa censored by the Nicaraguan Ministerio del Interior, photocopies of censorship orders by the Ministerio del Interior, the typescript of the book by Roberto Cardenal Ch. relating to the censorship, Lo que se quiso ocultar: ocho anos de censura sandinista (San Jose, Costa Rica, 1989), and correspondence, writings, notes, memoranda, and printed matter relating to Nicaraguan politics, censorship, and human rights conditions.
Language: Mainly in Spanish.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Roberto Cardenal Ch. Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1988.

Accruals

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Access Points

Censorship--Nicaragua
Nicaragua--History--1979-1990
Journalism--Nicaragua
Nicaragua
Freedom of the press--Nicaragua
Civil rights--Nicaragua
Prensa (Managua, Nicaragua)
Nicaragua. Ministerio del Interior


Series Description

Boxes 1-6

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1957-1988.

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts and printed articles, reports, pamphlets, clippings, serial issues, notes, agenda, and miscellany. Includes some background material relating to trips and conferences, a chronological series of La Prensa clippings (articles by Cardenal?), and drafts of his book entitled, El Verdadero Rostro del Sandinismo . Includes material relating to the Nicaraguan government, politics, foreign relations, the church, La Prensa, and civil rights, especially government censorship, and other subjects.
Boxes 6-24

LA PRENSA FILE, c. 1982-1986.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and correspondence with the Nicaraguan government relating to censorship of La Prensa. Includes material relating to economics, education, foreign relations, human rights, labor, the military, politics, religion, social conditions in Nicaragua, and other subjects.
Boxes 25-50

NEWSPAPER SUBJECT FILE, 1971-1988.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, primarily from the major pro-government Nicaraguan periodicals, Barricada and El Nuevo Diario. Includes material relating to most of the same topics described above.
Boxes 51-56

SUBJECT FILE, 1962-1988.

Scope and Content Note

Position statements and plans, reports, speeches and statements, clippings, outlines, membership lists, declarations, printed articles, serial issues, memoranda, correspondence, press releases, petitions, notes, and miscellany. Includes material relating to the Nicaraguan government, politics, opposition movements (both anti-Somoza and anti-Sandinista), and elections (Box 51), the censorship of La Prensa, freedom of the press, and human rights (Box 52), the church and religion (Box 53), economics, indigenous populations, peace negotiations, foreign relations, education, management training, and other subjects.

Container List

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1957-1988

Box 1-4.

General. Includes material relating to the Nicaraguan government, politics, foreign relations, the church, La Prensa, and civil rights, especially government censorship, and other subjects

 

El Verdadero Rostro del Sandinismo, c. 1984-1988. Manuscript relating to government censorship of the Nicaraguan periodical, La Prensa

Box 5., Folder 1-2

First draft

Box 6., Folder 1

Second draft

 

LA PRENSA FILE, c. 1982-1986

 

Correspondence with the Nicaraguan Interior Ministry relating to censored articles

Box 6., Folder 2-5

1982 March-August

Box 7., Folder 1-8

1982 August-1984 Feb. (most of 1983 is missing)

Box 8., Folder 1-7

1984 March-Oct.

Box 9., Folder 1-6

1984 Nov.-1985 Dec.

Box 10., Folder 1-4

1986 Jan.-March

 

Articles censored by the Nicaraguan government. Arranged by topic

 

General

Folder 5-7

General. Primarily relates to miscellaneous domestic events and problems; includes indices, advertisements and announcements, humorous articles, and reports from other Latin American periodicals

Box 11., Folder 1-5

General

Box 12., Folder 1-2

General

Folder 3

1983

Folder 4

1984

 

1985

Box 13., Folder 1

Index

Folder 2-6

Feb.-July

Box 14., Folder 1-4

Aug.-Nov.

 

1986

Folder 5

General

Folder 6

Jan.

Box 15., Folder 1-3

Feb.-April

Folder 4

Bolanos, Enrique

Folder 5

Corruption

 

Economics

Folder 6-7

1983 Jan.-Aug.

Box 16., Folder 1-6

1983 Sept.-1986 May

Box 17., Folder 1

Education

 

Foreign relations

 

General

Folder 2-3

General

Folder 4

Socialist countries

Folder 5

Costa Rica

Box 18., Folder 1

Cuba

Folder 2

Honduras

Folder 3-4

Russia

Folder 5

Health

 

Human rights

Folder 6-7

1982 Jan.-1983 Dec.

Folder 8

1984 Jan.-June

Box 19., Folder 1

1984 July-Dec.

Folder 2

1985

Folder 3

1986

 

Labor

Folder 4

1983 March-Dec.

Folder 5

1984

Folder 6

1985

Folder 7

1986

Folder 8

Military

Box 20., Folder 1-7

Military

 

Politics

Folder 8

General. Includes material relating to freedom of the press and the censorship of La Prensa

Box 21., Folder 1-8

General

Box 22., Folder 1-2

General

Folder 3-6

1982-1984

Box 23., Folder 1-2

1985-1986

Folder 3

Red Cross

 

Religion

Folder 4-5

1982-1983

Box 24., Folder 1-3

1984-1986

Folder 4-5

Social conditions

Folder 6-7

Sports

 

NEWSPAPER SUBJECT FILE, 1971-1988.

Box 25-50.

Clippings, primarily from the major pro-government Nicaraguan periodicals, Barricada and El Nuevo Diario. Includes material relating to most of the same topics described above.

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1962-1988.

Box 51-56.

Position statements and plans, reports, speeches and statements, clippings, outlines, membership lists, declarations, printed articles, serial issues, memoranda, correspondence, press releases, petitions, notes, and miscellany. Includes material relating to the Nicaraguan government, politics, elections, and opposition movements (Box 51), the censorship of La Prensa, freedom of the press, and human rights (Box 52), the church and religion (Box 53), economics, indigenous populations, peace negotiations, foreign relations, education, management training, and other subjects.