Collection ASM0570 - Caribbean Documents Collection

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ASM0570

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Collection

Title

Caribbean Documents Collection

Date(s)

  • 1542-1959 (Creation)

Extent

8 Boxes

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Scope and content

The collection consists of correspondence and documents (ex. property transactions including slave registers) from the various islands of the Caribbean such as Jamaica, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Christopher, Trinidad and Tobago from the 16th to the 19th century. The collection is further enhanced by the acquisition of antique maps from cartographers such as Linschoten and Sanson.

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This collection is open for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

Caribbean Documents Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Languages of the material

  • English
  • Spanish

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Selected materials from this collection have been digitized.

https://merrick.library.miami.edu/specialCollections/asm0570/

Related archival materials

See also the Caribbean and South American Ephemera Collection (ASM0001), the Historical Documents Collection (ASM0566), the Latin America Documents Collection (ASM460), the Jamaica Manuscripts Collection (ASM0320), and the Florida Documents Collection (ASM0567).

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Other Information:

Container list by Marcia Evanson and Grace Castro.

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Filename

asm0570CL.pdf

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application/pdf

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39 KiB

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