Name and location of repository
Level of description
Cuban Map Collection
- 1500-2000 (Creation)
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Cuban Map Collection contains maps dating from the 16th century to the 21st centruy. The digital colelction contains maps in the public domain dating from the colonial period to 1923 and includes general maps of the island, provincial maps, city and town maps, and other specialized map formats in a variety of scales, colors and artistic styles.
System of arrangement
The maps in this collection are arranged in four different series: Series 1: Cuba, Series 2: War Maps, Series 3: La Habana Province, Series 4: Other Provinces.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require the written permission from the rights owner. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Generated finding aid
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
The material s in this collection have been acquired through numerous gifts and purchases over time.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
The repository continues to add materials to this collection on a regular basis.
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
This collection has been digitized.
Related archival materials
This collection has been digitized. Maps dated after 1923 are searchable at the CHC Reference Desk.
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Juan A. Villanueva, June 2016.