Collectie CHC5256 - Andrew Giel Photograph Collection

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Name and location of repository




Andrew Giel Photograph Collection


  • 1955-1959 (Vervaardig)


2 Boxes

Naam van de archiefvormer


Content and structure elements

Bereik en inhoud

Andrew Giel visited Cuba as a tourist 10 times between September 1955 and December 1959, traveling as far as Trinidad in Santi Spíritus. Fifty years later, Mr. Giel printed 8 x 10 enlargements from the original transparencies. Those prints are found in this collection. They include views from across the island, including Havana, Trinidad, and Santiago de Cuba. The collection also includes color prints of the black and white photography and photographic reproductions of Cuban postcards from the 1950s.

The 1955 slides were made with an Argus C4 camera and the later slides with a Leica IIIF.


The photographs in Box 1 are arranged chronologically and numerically in Box 2 in an effort to maintain Mr. Giel's original order.

Conditions of access and use elements

Voorwaarden voor raadpleging

This collection is open for research.

Physical access

Technical access

Voorwaarden voor reproductie

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

Languages of the material

  • Spaans
  • Engels

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Directe bron van verwerving

In 2009, Mr. Giel donated 74 black and white photographs of his travels to Cuba. In 2016, he donated 145 color prints. The 2018 donation consisted of photographic reproductions of tourist postcards from Cuba and Haiti, originally published in the 1950s, as well as reproductions of color photographs taken by Mr. Giel on trips to Haiti from 1956 to 1963.

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Bestaan en verblijfplaats van kopieën

Selected materials from this collection have been digitized.

Related archival materials

Materials related to Haiti were transferred to Special Collections when they were donated in 2018.

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