personal documents to be digitised
Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Author Ernest Hemingway's personal
documents, including letters and postcards that were preserved
in his home in Cuba, are being digitised here.
Ada Rosa Alfonso Rosales, director of the Hemingway museum,
told Cuban newspaper Juventud Rebelde that about 3,194 pages
have so far been digitised. Hemingway's home is in Vigia farm
in San Francisco de Paula.
Most of the information is unpublished and the restoration
and digitalisation had started in 2003 through an accord between
the US Social Sciences Researcher Council and Cuba's National
The US organisation provided the equipment and experts from
the Hemingway Museum and the National Center for Restoration,
Conservation, and Museology repaired each document, before
Hemingway, a Nobel laureate in literature, authored books
like "The Old Man and the Sea", "A Farewell
to Arms" and "The Snows of Kilimanjaro".
He lived in Cuba from 1939 to 1960.
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