Carlos Maria Fosalba Papers

Biographical / Historical Note

Born in Minas, Departemento de Lavalleja, Uruguay 1906, died in Montevideo 1946; physician, professor of medicine at the university of Montevideo; militant and publicist, political friend of Simón Radowitzky; held radio talks on democracy, against dictatorship, etc.; ideologist and founder of the Sindicato Médico del Uruguay in the 1940s.

Content

Letters from Roberto Cotelo 1937 and a few other persons; personal documents; articles and speeches by Fosalba mainly on medical subjects 1936-1944; documents relating to the Comité de Acción Nacional en Defensa de la Soberanía y la Democracia 1940; documents relating to the Centro de Asistencia del Sindicato Médico 1937-1939, 1946; documents concerning Fosalba's funeral and commemoration of his death 1946, 1949, 1953.