Collection ASM0001 - Caribbean and South American ephemera collection

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Caribbean and South American ephemera collection



19 Boxes

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The collection of fragmentary texts and images documents cultural expressions from the Caribbean and South America. The items consist of many of the transistory materials grouped under ephemera such as posters, postcards, leaflets, tracts, special editions, programs and menus published in countries such as the Bahamas, Brasil, Cuba, Curaçao Grenada, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago.

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Conditions governing access

The collection is open for research.

Physical access

Items from this collection are kept on-campus and may be requested from the first floor Kislak Center in the Otto G. Richter Library at University of Miami.

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Conditions governing reproduction

University of Miami does not own copyright. It is incumbent on the user to obtain copyright from the original authors.

Languages of the material

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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CAAD Items purchased with the support of the Florida Blue Cross Blue Shield Grant, Summer 2013.

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Related archival materials

American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born records, 1968-1992.

Caribbean documents collection, 1699-1959.

Latin American and Caribbean photograph collection, 1901-1950.

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