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Cuban Map Collection

  • CHC0468
  • Collection
  • 1500-2000

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, ci...

Villalta Family Collection

  • CHC0473
  • Collection
  • 1624-1918

The Villalta Family Collection contains documents, clippings, and genealogical information about the Gaona family name and the Villalta family. This collection dates from 1624 to 1918. It is arranged into two series, Series I: Documents, 1678-1918...

Villalta y Alvarez de Sotomayor, José Fernández, d. 1918

Pedro Hernández Lovio Papers

  • CHC0488
  • Collection
  • 1783-1973

The Pedro Hernández Lovio Papers consist of the personal and professional documents of Diario de la Marina secretary Pedro Hernández Lovio. They include biographical and geneological information, photographs, clippings, newspaper articles, profess...

Hernández Lovio, Pedro, 1903-1966

Edward Spalding Papers

  • CHC0184
  • Collection
  • 1795-1825

The Edward Spalding Papers document the commercial and personal activities of Edward Spalding, a shipping agent who worked in Cuba during the early nineteenth century.  The Papers include correspondence, receipts, bills and other documents.  Corre...

Spalding, Edward

Teresa Verdaguer Papers

  • CHC5096
  • Collection
  • 1816-1952

The papers consist of correspondence including two letters of Tomás Estrada Palma, the first president of the Republic of Cuba and one letter of Generalísimo Máximo Gómez. The materials also include a photograph of the Shrine of Our Lady of Charit...

Verdaguer, Teresa

Collazo Family Papers

  • CHC5352
  • Collection
  • 1820-1898

The Collazo Family Papers document the commercial activities of Bernardo Collazo (1820s-1830s); Juan Collazo y Gil and Viuda de Collazo e Hijo, and Enrique Collazo (1830s-1890s).  The Papers include the correspondence about their commercial activi...

Collazo Family

René Leon Papers

  • CHC5037
  • Collection
  • 1827-1993

The papers consist of documents, correspondence and clippings of Cuban exile associations, materials related to the "Municipios de Cuba en el Exilio" and a list of prisoners of the Virginus.

Leon, René

Francisco de la Vega Collection

  • CHC5353
  • Collection
  • 1829-1852

Francisco de la Vega Collection consists of the correspondence between Francisco de la Vega Company, settled in Santander, Spain, and his partners from Havana, Cuba. The correspondence is about the situation of the trasatlantic trade of sugarcane ...

Vega, Francisco de la

Tom Pohrt Photograph Collection

  • CHC5252
  • Collection
  • ca. 1845-1940s

The Tom Pohrt photograph collection includes photographs from Cuba in the 19th and 20th century collected by Mr. Pohrt: albumen prints, including a group of images from an album dating from 1859 through the early 1860s of the lighthouses of Cuba a...

Pohrt, Tom

Ramiro Casañas Collection

  • CHC0219
  • Collection
  • 1845-1959

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); milita...

Casañas, Ramiro

Fernando Fernández-Cavada Collection

  • CHC5006
  • Collection
  • 1846-1976

The Fernando Fernández-Cavada Collection consists primarily of the correspondence of Federico, Adolfo, and Emilio Fernández-Cavada, as well as of Emilio Fernández-Cavada Suárez del Villar. Many of the letters are written in code and have been tran...

Fernández-Cavada, Fernando

Cuban Medical Photograph Collection

  • CHC0526
  • Collection
  • 1850-1950

Collection consists of 34 photographic reproductions of images of Cuban hospitals and portraits of important figures in Cuban medicine such as Carlos J. Finlay.

Cuban Medical Convention

Mariana Avilés Collection

  • CHC0554
  • Collection
  • 1850-1964

The papers consist of manuscripts of musical scores, photographs of Avilés family, scrapbooks, drawings and memorabilia of Avilés family. The drawings, in particular, exhibit artistic aptitudes of John and Mariana Avilés.  Of note, is the collecti...

Avilés, Mariana

Music Scores Collection

  • CHC5316
  • Collection
  • circa 1850s-2013

The Music Scores Collection contains publications dating from the late nineteenth century to the present day. It includes art music and popular music scores for various combinations of instruments, from piano or guitar solo to symphonic works with...

Viewbooks Collection

  • CHC0364
  • Collection
  • circa 1850s-2013

The collection contains books, magazines, photograph albums, souvenirs and booklets of Cuban views since 1850 to the present. Also contains illustrated card games and stamps.

Cuba: Capitanía General Collection

  • CHC0380
  • Collection
  • 1851-1898

The Cuba: Capitania General Collection contains the “bandos” (edicts), “Reales Ordenes” and official forms from the governments of Valeriano Weyler and Ramón Blanco.

Capitanía General

José Varela Zequeira Papers

  • CHC0204
  • Collection
  • n.d., 1854-1994

The papers consist of published and unpublished works by and about Varela Zequeira, noted Cuban physician and literary author of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The collection also includes some materials of his granddaughter Beatriz Varel...

Varela Zequeira, José, 1854-1939

José María Chacón y Calvo Papers

  • CHC5345
  • Collection
  • 1860-1987

This collection contains photographs, papers, clippings, manuscripts, and religious materials associated with Cuban diplomat, writer and lawyer José María Chacón y Calvo (1892-1969).

Natasha Mella Papers

  • CHC5371
  • Collection
  • 1860-2010

The Natasha Mella Papers contain the personal papers of the Cuban exile intellectual Natasha Mella (1927-2014). The collection contains photographs and audio cassettes of radio programs, conferences, interviews, and other recordings relating to Me...

Mella, Natasha, 1927-2014

Beck Family Collection

  • CHC0515
  • Collection
  • 1860-1961

The Beck Family Collection contains the personal and familial papers of Helen Beck, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution Havana Chapter.The collection contains correspondence, awards, photographs and other documents related to Hele...

Beck Family

David Masnata y de Quesada Collection

  • CHC0221
  • Collection
  • 1861-1979

The David Masnata Collection contains research material on Cuban and Spanish genealogy, heraldry and family names.

Masnata y de Quesada, David, 1926-1988

Blez Family Papers

  • CHC5289
  • Collection
  • 1863-1941

The Blez Family Papers contain manuscripts, clippings and photographs relating to Felicia Marcé Castellanos and the Blez family.The collection is divided into clippings, manuscripts and photographs, and correspondence, with materials dating from 1...

Mauro Pérez, María E.

Carmen Puig Papers

  • CHC0484
  • Collection
  • 1866-2008

The Carmen Puig papers document Carmen Puig's family ties to Jennings Cox, Puig's step-grandfather and the American credited with inventing the daiquiri cocktail. Cox was an engineer with Bethlehem Iron Works in charge of mines in Daiqui...

Puig, Carmen

Cuba Trade Records

  • CHC5002
  • Collection
  • 1869-1871

The collection consists of 17 manuscript documents relating to Cuba, in particular to Captains N.G. and William Hichborn and their ship from Maine in the Cuban ports of Matanzas, Havana and Cardenas. The documents include handwritten correspondenc...

Hichborn, William

Ramiro A. Fernández Collection

  • CHC5260
  • Collection
  • 1870-1990

The Ramiro A. Fernández collection contains photographic prints, albums and postcards collected by Ramiro A. Fernández that document life in Cuba from the 1890s through the 1950s. Included are pictures of a variety of buildings, such as homes, sch...

Fernández, Ramiro A.

Junta Provincial de Patronato de Matanzas Records

  • CHC5298
  • Collection
  • 1871-1889

The abolition of slavery in Cuba took place gradually over the course of several years. In 1880, the Spanish colonial government instituted a system called patronato, loosely translated as "apprenticeship." Most of the workings of the sl...

Matanzas (Cuba : Province). Junta Provincial de Patronato

J. M. Portuondo Papers

  • CHC5152
  • Collection
  • 1871-1982

The papers document activities of J. M. Portuondo in capacity of a professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Havana, a writer and a faculty member of the University of Miami School of Medicine.  The materials include books, pamphlets, pe...

Portuondo, Juan M.

Gerardo Machado y Morales Papers

  • CHC0336
  • Collection
  • 1873-1994

The Gerardo Machado y Morales Papers consist primarily of the correspondence, business and legal documents, and photographs of Machado and his family in their years of exile after 1933. The bulk of the materials in this collection make up Series I...

Machado y Morales, Gerardo, 1871-1939

Cuban Photograph Album Collection

  • CHC0337
  • Collection
  • 1875-2001

This collection contains primarily travel and family photographs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Georgina Shelton Collection

  • CHC0179
  • Collection
  • 1876-1983

The collection documents Georgina Shelton's involvement in Lyceum and Lawn Tennis Club, Havana, Cuba are the most important ones in this collection. Materials also include articles about and by Hilda Perera, postcards of Mexico from 1920, pro...

Shelton, Georgina

Cordovés and Bolaños Families Collection

  • CHC0398
  • Collection
  • 1878-1999

The Cordovés & Bolaños Families Collection contains letters, clippings, documents, and photographs from Cuba's Wars of Independence and the Bay of Pigs Invasion.The collection contains materials from the Cuban Wars of Independence, includ...

Mestre, Julio Angel

Tomás Estrada Palma Collection

  • CHC0460
  • Collection
  • 1880-1999

The Tomás Estrada Palma Collection contains materials from a scrapbook donated by the great-grandson of TEP, Tomás Douglas Estrada Palma III. Items that were preserved in the scrapbook include photographs, letters, personal documents, and newspape...

Palma, Tomás Estrada

Manuel Rionda Papers

  • CHC0287
  • Collection
  • 1881-1882

The Manuel Rionda papers reflect activities of a sugar baron, Manuel Rionda, Spanish-born master of two important Cuban sugar mills and chair of the major U.S. sugar brokerage firm of Czarnikow-Rionda. Rionda was a businessman associated with Cuba...

Rionda, Manuel

Polita Grau de Agüero Papers

  • CHC0356
  • Collection
  • 1882-2000

The Polita Grau de Agüero Papers document two aspects of Polita Grau’s life and family. The correspondence, writings, and memorabilia primarily document Polita’s time as a political prisoner in Cuba as well as her activities in exile on behalf of ...

Maria Leopoldina Grau Alsina, 1915-2000

Armando R. de Blanck Papers

  • CHC5049
  • Collection
  • 1884-1950

The papers include letters from various prominent Cuban figures; among them Tomás Estrada Palma, Salvador Cisneros, Lola R. de Tió, Armando Menocal, Mario Menocal and others.  The materials also consist of newspaper clippings about sugar industry ...

Blanck, Armando R. de

Juan L. Riera Collection

  • CHC5472
  • Collection
  • 1885, 1920s-1940s

The collection contains a letter, envelopes and a medallion relating to Cuban senator, mayor and historian Manuel Martínez-Moles (1863-1951).

Martínez-Moles, Manuel

Manuel R. Bustamante Photograph Collection

  • CHC5017
  • Collection
  • 1890-1999

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 t...

Bustamante, Manuel R.

Eduardo Martín Sansaricq Papers

  • CHC0453
  • Collection
  • 1894-1952

The papers consist of correspondence with Generalísimo Máximo Gómez, General José Miguel Gómez as Governor of the Province of Santa Clara, and Colonel Benigno Alonso among others. Also in this collection are included documents pertaining to differ...

Martín Sansaricq, Eduardo

Carmen V. Suárez Collection

  • CHC0561
  • Collection
  • 1896-1938

The collection consists of correspondence to Gabriel Montaner from Generalísimo Máximo Gómez and Rafael Rodríguez during the Cuban Independence War and a copy of a Cuban newspaper, "Avance."

Suarez, Carmen V.

Remigio Fernández Collection

  • CHC0006
  • Collection
  • 1897-1906

The papers consist of handwritten manuscripts related to the Spanish-American War and the liberation of Cuba, as well as, materials related to the Junta Patriotica de Cayo Hueso.  The manuscripts include poems and documents.  Printed materials fro...

Fernández, Remigio

Luis Casero Guillén Collection

  • CHC5372
  • Collection
  • 1898-1960

The Luis Casero Guillén Collection contains scrapbook albums relating to the life and work of Cuban politician Luis Casero Guillén (1902-1998) during his time in Cuba.The scrapbooks contain photographs that detail his early life and later politica...

Casero Guillén, Luis, 1902-1998

Julio A. Domínguez Collection

  • CHC0450
  • Collection
  • 1898-1951

Born in Cifuentes, Cuba in 1861, Julio A. Domínguez was a member of the Cuban rebel army better known as Mambises o Ejército Libertador. After the Spanish American War, he held many positions in the Cuban government under American jurisdiction and...

Domínguez, Julio A.

José Martín Papers

  • CHC5225
  • Collection
  • 1898-2007

The papers document professional and personal activities of José Martín in capacity of a commercial artist and professor in Cuba and Miami. Martín was a Professor Founder of the Koubek Memorial Center at the University of Miami where he taught for...

Martín, José

Spanish American War Panoramic Photograph Collection

  • CHC5065
  • Collection
  • 1899-1902

This collection consists of 17 rolls of panoramic photos from the Spanish-American War (1899-1902) during the U.S. military rule of Cuba. The photographs detail the US-built military fortifications on the island contructed during the time of US oc...

Felipe Préstamo Collection

  • CHC0342
  • Collection
  • 1900-1960

The Felipe Préstamo collection consists of 75 slides of Cuba, including the slides of the following seven villages founded by Diego Velázquez de Cuellar: Havana, Baracoa, Bayamo, Santiago de Cuba, Sancti Spiritu, Puerto Principe and Trinidad, whic...

Préstamo, Felipe

Augustus C. Mayhew, Jr. Photograph Collection

  • CHC5209
  • Collection
  • 1901-1952

The Augustus C. Mayhew, Jr. Photograph Collection consists of black and white photographs of the Mayhew and McAbee families during their time living in the American colony of La Gloria in the province of Camagüey, Cuba. The photographs include vie...

Mayhew Jr., Augustus C., 1879-1961

Rodrigo Rodríguez Papers

  • CHC0163
  • Collection
  • 1902-1987

The collection consists of photocopies of articles about the Dumois family and the heritage of the Banes Municipality in the Province of Holguín in Cuba.

Rodríguez, Rodrigo

Enrique Caravia Montenegro Papers

  • CHC5365
  • Collection
  • 1902-1960

The Enrique Caravia Montenegro Papers contain correspondence, receipts and photographs and memorabilia collected by Enrique Caravia Montenegro (1905-1992), a Cuban artist active in the mid-1900s.The collection contains letters written to and colle...

Caravia Montenegro, Enrique, 1905-1992

H. E. Kilmer Papers

  • CHC5273
  • Collection
  • n.d., 1902-1935

This collection consists of the papers of H. E. Kilmer, Secretary of the San Jose Fruit Company of Alliance, Ohio, which was formed in April 1903 to establish fruit growing operations in Camagüey, Cuba.  The Company built Palm City on the north co...

Kilmer, H. E.

Colmenares Family Collection

  • CHC5187
  • Collection
  • 1902-1960

The bulk of material consists of bonds of Cuban Railroad Company and the Republic of Cuba National Bank, and money printed in Cuba before 1959.  The material also includes Havana Yacht Club magazine from February 1955 .

Colmenares Family

Dudley Opdyke Caudry Photography collection

  • CHC5407
  • Collection
  • 1903-1910

The collection includes photographs, albums, correspondence and notebooks related to Dudley Opdyke Caudry during his time in Cuba with his wife and child. The family worked on a citrus plantation in Isla de Pinos and subsequently opened a photogra...

López Oña y Morales Family Collection

  • CHC5326
  • Collection
  • 1906-2013

The López Oña y Morales Family Collection primarily contains genealogical research and essays regarding the López, Ribalta, Oña and Morales families of Sagua La Grande, Cuba, as well as articles on the region.The collection includes articles on ev...

Luis Felipe Mencía Papers

  • CHC0332
  • Collection
  • 1907-1990

The Luis Felipe Mencía papers contain correspondence, clippings about medicine and hospitals, as well as the Cuban Medical Conventions in Exile etc., one illustration of the Hospital Mercedes in Cuba, a roster and invitations to various events of ...

Mencía, Luis Felipe, 1922-1990

Agustín Acosta Papers

  • CHC5283
  • Collection
  • 1908-1998

The Agustín Acosta Papers contain the correspondence, writings and memorabilia of Agustín Acosta (1886-1979), named Cuba's National Poet in 1955.The collection includes correspondence between Agustín Acosta and his literary and political cont...

Acosta, Agustín, 1886-1979

Lydia Cabrera Papers

  • CHC0339
  • Collection
  • 1910-1991

The Lydia Cabrera papers document the life and career of writer and ethnographer Lydia Cabrera, one of the 20th century’s leading writers on Cuban folklore and an internationally known chronicler of Afro-Cuban culture and religion. The materials i...

Cabrera, Lydia

Guillermo "Willy" González Collection

  • CHC0170
  • Collection
  • 1911-2013

The Guillermo González collection contains materials documenting the engineering career and personal life of Cuban engineer Guillermo González (1932-2013), including slides, photographs and images, memorabilia, personal papers, and audiovisual mat...

González, Guillermo, 1932-2013

Natalia Aróstegui Bolognini Collection

  • CHC0033
  • Collection
  • 1913-1956

The Natalia Aróstegui Bolognini Collection contains poems, articles, extracts and off-prints, and music scores by important early/mid 20th century Cuban composers. Music scores include autographed manuscript music scores by Gonzalo Roig, an import...

Natalia Aróstegui Bolognini

César A. Mena Collection

  • CHC0357
  • Collection
  • 1914-1991

The César A. Mena Collection contains the documentation and research notes used by Dr. César A. Mena Serra to write his work Historia de la medicina en Cuba (History of Medicine in Cuba), which was published in two volumes by Ediciones Universal i...

Mena Serra, César A.

Emilio Gaspar Rodriguez Papers

  • CHC0335
  • Collection
  • 1914-1939

The Emilio Gaspar Rodríguez Papers consist of correspondence, articles, books, conferences, periodical publications, and photographs among other material. This collection contains 76 folders in 4 boxes and is arranged in two series.

Rodríguez, Emilio Gaspar, 1889-1939

Marcelino Amador Photograph Collection

  • CHC5140
  • Collection
  • 1914-1920

This collection consists of photographs of race car driver Marcelino Amador, many at Oriental Park Racetrack in Marianao, Cuba.

Guantánamo Sugar Company Records

  • CHC5188
  • Collection
  • circa 1915-1959

The records document business activities of the Guantánamo Sugar Company.  The materials consist of the official records of the Guantánamo Sugar Company offices located at 120 Wall Street, New York, from 1915 through 1959.  These records include c...

Guantánamo Sugar Company

Guy Pérez-Cisneros Papers

  • CHC5008
  • Collection
  • 1915-1953

The Guy Pérez-Cisneros Papers contain correspondence, writings and photographs of Guy Pérez-Cisneros (1915-1953), Cuban diplomat and art critic.The collection contains correspondence; articles and clippings by Pérez-Cisneros relating to Cuban art;...

Pérez-Cisneros, Guy, 1915-1953

Federico Sánchez Villalba Papers

  • CHC0476
  • Collection
  • 1917-1943

The papers of Federico Sánchez Villalba contain letters, photographs, clippings costume and stage designs, as well as fashion designs and some original art work.

Sánchez Villalba, Federico

Boris Shabliovsky collection

  • CHC5398
  • Collection
  • 1917-1943

This collection contains a short manuscript and 83 letters written predominantly by Boris Shabliovsky. The earliest letters were written in Warsaw, Poland, and the later ones in Havana, Cuba. Many of the letters are addressed to a Goldie Shapiro i...

Rosario Rexach Papers

  • CHC0158
  • Collection
  • 1917-2002

The Rosario Rexach papers document professional activities of Rosario Rexach, a deceased Cuban exile author of books and essays on Spanish and Latin-American literature and art with focus on Cuba's history and literature. Materials include ma...

Venancio Díaz-Maiquez Photography collection

  • CHC5400
  • Collection
  • 1920-1940

The Venancio Díaz-Maique Photograph Collection contains black and white and color negatives of photographs taken by the Cuban photographer Venancio Díaz-Maique (1916-2003). The collection also contains diplomas and certificates awarded to him by t...

Diaz-Maique, Venancio

Federico García Lorca Papers

  • CHC5324
  • Collection
  • circa 1920-1939

The Federico García Lorca papers contain correspondence from Spanish writer and intellectual Federico García (1898-1936) Lorca to Cuban writer and diplomat José María Chacón y Calvo (1892-1969) and photographs of García Lorca while visiting Chacón...

Carlos Loveira Collection

  • CHC0495
  • Collection
  • 1920-1980

The Carlos Loveira Collection contains manuscripts, clippings, photographs, and written documents by the early-20th century Cuban naturalist author, journalist and labor organizer Carlos Loveira (1882-1928).The collection includes manuscripts and ...

Loveira, Carlos, 1882-1928

Colegio La Salle Collection

  • CHC5505
  • Collection
  • 1920s-1950s

The collection contains photographs, ephemera, and photocopies of yearbooks from Colegio La Salle, a Catholic school in Havana active from 1910 to 1961. Thirty yearbooks were transferred to the CHC Books collection.

Colegio La Salle

Agustín Castellanos Papers

  • CHC0044
  • Collection
  • 1921-1992

The papers reflect professional activities of Agustín Castellanos, one of the most important figures in Cuban and international medicine who was nominated to receive the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1960.  His contributions to medical science includ...

Castellanos, Agustín

Rosendo de Aguilera Papers

  • CHC5109
  • Collection
  • 1921-2002

The papers document activities of Rosendo de Aguilera relating to his military and financial career. The documents also reflect activities of Delfin de Aguilera relating to his military career. Materials include correspondence to and from Rosendo ...

Aguilera, Rosendo de

Amalia Bacardí Collection

  • CHC0021
  • Collection
  • 1922-1923

The Amalia Bacardí Collection contains documents and correspondence related to Sir Lambton Loraine, known for his involvement in the Cuban Insurrection against Spain (1868-1878).The collection contains documents regarding Sir Lambton Loraine, comm...

Charles W. White Collection

  • CHC0200
  • Collection
  • 1923-1994

The Charles W. White Collection contains music scores by the 20th century Cuban composer Alejandro Garcia Caturla, as well as pamphlets, posters, audiovisual material and concert programs related to his work. It also includes notes and corresponde...

White, Charles W.

Joaquín de Yturralde Papers

  • CHC0527
  • Collection
  • n.d., 1923-1929

Joaquín de Yturralde y López Silvero was the Consul of Spain in Havana in the 1920s during the presidencies of Dr. Alfredo Zayas and General Gerardo Machado y Morales. His papers contain correspondence from 1925 to 1926 and other materials such as...

Cecil V. Morris Papers

  • CHC5334
  • Collection
  • 1923-1948

The Cecil V. Morris Papers contain the correspondence, writings, clippings and memorabilia of Cecil V. Morris, a reverend with the Southern Methodist Episcopal Church who did missionary work in Cuba in the 1930s.The collection contains corresponde...

Morris, Cecil V.

Eva Canel Collection

  • CHC0353
  • Collection
  • 1924-1991

The papers document professional activities of a Spanish playwright, Eva Canel.  The materials include correspondence, photocopies of various biographies of Eva Canel and articles about her, newspaper clippings and theater programs.

Canel, Eva

Theater Poster Collection

  • CHC5272
  • Collection
  • 1925-2014

The Theater Poster Collection consists of posters of theater productions and events in Cuba or in the diaspora during 1925 to the present.

Smith and Streeter Tourism Ephemera Collection

  • CHC5448
  • Collection
  • 1925-1926

The Smith and Streeter Tourism Ephemera Collection (CHC5448) contains collectable memorabilia. There are ticket stubs, travel brochures, information and events from businesses that were obtained by Smith and Streeter during their travels. There is...

Orestes Ferrara Papers

  • CHC5147
  • Collection
  • 1925-1989

Orestes Ferrara (1876-1972) was Cuba's Ambassador to the United States and Secretary of State under the administration of Gerardo Machado.  Materials in this collection include correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, newspaper clippings, dr...

Ferrara, Orestes, 1876-1972

Frank Trelles Scrapbooks

  • CHC5221
  • Collection
  • 1925-1975

The collection consists of nine scrapbooks with newspaper clippings, photographs, memorabilia, folders and correspondence documenting personal and professional activities of Frank Trelles, the chairman of the "Big Five Clubs," the larges...

Trelles, Frank

Herman Beller Photograph Collection

  • CHC0400
  • Collection
  • circa 1925-1950

The Herman Beller Photograph Collection contains photograph of metal works done by Herman Beller's (1899-1972) Havana, Cuba-based company, Industrias Unidas de Cuba. The photographs detail works in parks, schools, and public areas and buildin...

Beller, Herman L., 1899-1972

Estus H. Magoon Collection

  • CHC0126
  • Collection
  • 1925-1954

The collection contains reports and photographs of Estus H. Magoon, a civil engineer who worked on various public health projects in Latin America and the Caribbean during the period of 1925 to 1954. In this collection are included notes on draina...

Magoon, Estus H.

Hortensia Montero Papers

  • CHC5135
  • Collection
  • 1925-1991

The papers document activities of Hortensia Montero (1909-1998), Cuban mezzosoprano and composer. Materials include photographs, autographed notes, programs, diplomas, clippings and music scores.

Montero, Hortensia

Hospital "San Juan de Dios" Scrapbook

  • CHC5052
  • Collection
  • 1926-1952

The scrapbook includes photographs, clippings, and an invitation documenting the activities of the Children Hospital "San Juan de Dios" in Camaguey, Cuba.

Arango, Jorge Luis

Eduardo Avilés Ramírez Collection

  • CHC0273
  • Collection
  • 1926-1985

The Eduardo Áviles Ramírez Collection consists of newspaper and magazine articles which pertain to his personal experiences with various cultures and with the lifestyles of many prominent individuals, such as Francis de Miomandre and Ruben Darío.A...

Ramirez, Eduardo Avilés, 1895-1989

Luisa Muñoz del Valle Collection

  • CHC0237
  • Collection
  • 1926-1987

The collection consists of manuscripts, publications, books, clippings and photographs.  Of primary importance is the poetry of Luisa Muñoz del Valle, most of which is unpublished outside of Cuba.

Muñoz del Valle, Luisa, 1906-1987

Helen Maynard Ireland Papers

  • CHC5387
  • Collection
  • 1926-1935

The Helen Maynard Ireland Papers contain the personal writings of Helen Ireland, the wife of Gordon Ireland, a lawyer who worked for the Cuban Sugar Cane Company in the 1920s-1930s.The collection contains various manuscripts about the couple'...

Maynard Ireland, Helen

Catasús Family Papers

  • CHC5343
  • Collection
  • 1927-1982

The Catasús family papers consist of correspondence written by a variety of writers and intellectuals to Cuban literary figures Carlos Catasús Bertot and Sarah María Catasús (also known as "Nubia") from the 1920s to the 1980s. The contai...

Catasús family

Theater Scripts Collection

  • CHC5259
  • Collection
  • 1927-2013

The Theater Scripts Collection primarily includes typescripts of plays authored by Cuban writers, active either in Cuba or in the diaspora from 1927 to the present.

Rumbaut Family Scrapbook

  • CHC5054
  • Collection
  • 1927-1966

The scrapbook titled "Bienvenido Rumbaut" includes caricatures, photographs, autographs etc., of Cuban personalities.

Erundina Rocha Music Collection

  • CHC0387
  • Collection
  • 1928-1992

The Erundina Rocha Music Collection consist of music scores by Erundina Rocha, Ernesto Lecuona and other composers as well as clippings, photographs, pamphlets, programs and publications.  The collection is arranged into three series in five boxes.

Rocha, Erundina, d. 1993

Alberto Arredondo Papers

  • CHC0015
  • Collection
  • 1929-1975

The Alberto Arredondo Papers consist primarily of Cuban economic reports and papers prepared by Arredondo or by groups of which he was a part.

Arredondo Gutiérrez, Alberto, 1912-1968

Lyceum and Lawn Tennis Club Collection

  • CHC0124
  • Collection
  • 1929-1986

The Lyceum and Lawn Tennis Club Collection is comprised of administrative files, publications, events and exhibitions programs, and photographs of this Cuban women’s club. The materials in this collection primarily document the Lyceum’s services a...

Lyceum y Lawn Tennis Club

Berta Montalvo Papers

  • CHC0297
  • Collection
  • 1929-2002

The papers document activities of Gustavo Gutiérrez y Sánchez, a prominent Cuban exile.  In Cuba (before Castro) he was Secretary of Economy.  He left Cuba in 1959, when Fidel Castro seized power, and went to Argentina, Mexico and finally to Miami...

Montalvo, Berta G.

Compañía Cubana de Aviación Records

  • CHC5083
  • Collection
  • 1930-1956

The records document the business activities of Compañía Cubana de Aviación.  Materials include Cubana and Pan American Airlines contracts, Cubana mail contracts, correspondence, and agreements, leases, and contracts for Rancho Boyeros and the air...

Compañía Cubana de Aviación

Enrique Labrador Ruiz Papers

  • CHC0111
  • Collection
  • 1930-2001

The Enrique Labrador Ruiz Papers are organized into five series and consists primarily of the manuscripts of his articles and essays written in exile and includes that of his final book, Cartas a la carte (1991) which can be found in box 5, folder...

Labrador Ruiz, Enrique, 1902-1991

Rosendo Rosell Papers

  • CHC5386
  • Collection
  • 1930-2006

The Rosendo Rosell Papers contain documents related to Cuban actor Rosendo Rosell (1918-2010). They include photographs, clippings, and reviews of his films and television shows, as well as articles and manuscripts written by him. The second donat...

Rosell, Rosendo, 1918-2010

Atalá Duarte Carranza Photograph Collection

  • CHC0118
  • Collection
  • 1930-1970

The collection documents activities of Atalá Duarte Carranza in capacity of a teacher.  The materials consist of predominantly photographs of Atalá Duarte Carranza during her school years in Cuba, her professional career as a teacher in Distrito E...

Duarte Carranza, Atalá

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