Collection CHC5017 - Manuel R. Bustamante Photograph Collection

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Manuel R. Bustamante Photograph Collection


  • 1890-1999 (Creation)


4 Boxes

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The Manuel R. Bustamente Photograph Collection consists primarily of hundreds of black and white photographs of Cuba from the early 1900s to the 1930s. There are several photographs dating from the 1950s and 1960s, and a few color snapshots from the 1990s. The bulk of photographs are found in Series II and III. Series II: Havana, n.d., 1900s-1999 (bulk dates 1910s-1930s) contains photographs of the city of Havana and includes various aspects of the life, architecture, and culture of that capital city. Series III: Cities and Towns, n.d., 1900s-1990 (bulk dates 1900s-1920s) is arranged in alphabetical order and contains photographs of various towns and cities throughout the island of Cuba. The Manuel R. Bustamante Papers in Series V consist of materials donated by Mr. Bustamante related to his personal works and educational experiences, including photographs and memorabilia of the Universidad Social Católica San Juan Bautista de la Salle in Havana (Sub-Series 1).

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The Manuel R. Bustamente Photograph Collection is organized into five series.

Please see the Finding Aid/Inventory section of this guide for more detailed information.

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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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Gift of Manuel R. Bustamante, 1999-2002

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Sponsor Note:  This collection was digitized with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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187.1 KiB


May 18, 2018 6:03 PM

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