Collection CHC0329 - Cuban Photograph Collection

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Cuban Photograph Collection


  • circa 1850s-2010s (Creation)


5000 Photographs

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The Cuban Photograph Collection spans a wide range of topics and time periods related to Cuba and the Cuban diaspora.

System of arrangement

This collection has been digitized. Photographs with a digital identification number of 1-3874 are arranged physically by the folder title assigned to the photograph during the digitization process. Beginning with photograph with digital identification number 3875, the materials are physically arranged in sequential order according to digital identification number. The digital identification number can be found in the "Digital ID" field in the digitized collection's description box.

Oversize photographs are stored in oversize boxes and stored according to folder title subject and, after digital identification number 4130, sequentially according to digital identification number. Oversize materials are indicated in the "Container Information" field in the digital collection's description box. Two boxes of glass plate negatives are stored in separate boxes. Box Title: Glass Plate Negatives: chc0329004177-chc0329004202. Box Title: Martínez Otero (Photographer) Glass Plate Negatives: chc0329004203.

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This collection is open for research.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact for more information.

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The materials in this collection have been acquired through numerous gifts and purchases over time.

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The repository continues to add materials to this collection on a regular basis.

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Sponsor Note: This collection was digitized with a grant from the State of Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Arts Council in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

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