Name and location of repository
Level of description
Ramiro Casañas Collection
- 1845-1959 (Creation)
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Ramiro Casañas Collection is composed of historical materials documenting the history of Cuba during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Included are correspondence and documentation from the Junta Revolucionaria Cubana (Series 1); military orders from Cuba and Puerto Rico; slavery documents; nominations written by Isabel II (Queen of Spain) and Alfonso XII (King of Spain); photographs of Cuba; letters and postcards; periodicals; music scores and memorabilia.
System of arrangement
This collection is arranged into two series. Series I contains documents relating to the Junta Revolucionaria Cubana. Series two contains historical documents, musical scores and periodicals collected by Ramiro Casañas.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Generated finding aid
Acquisition and appraisal elements
13 boxes were originally donated. Some items such as books and artwork were sorted out and removed from collection to other parts of CHC (books, periodicals, and ephemera). 8 boxes pertain to the final processed collection.
Immediate source of acquisition
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Selected materials from this collection have been digitized.
Related archival materials
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Place access points
Name access points
- Casañas, Ramiro (Creator)