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Latin America Documents collection

  • ASM0460
  • Collection
  • 1420-1981

This collection brings together a variety of historical documents that are topically related to Latin America, including manuscripts, correspondence, and illustrations. The documents range from 1420 to 1981 in date, and originate from Mexico, New ...

Carlos Sanz map collection

  • ASM0313
  • Collection
  • 1482-1598

Carlos Sanz was the author of several articles and books dealing with cartography and the discovery of the New World. The Sanz map Collection includes 19 reproductions of maps and charts originally published between 1482 and 1598 by well known car...

Mark F. Boyd collection

  • ASM0037
  • Collection
  • 1493-1953

The Mark F. Boyd Collection contains materials relating to Florida and United States history as well as to natural history and medicine.  The collection, arranged in six series, includes maps, newspapers, prints, photographs, pamphlets, original d...

Boyd, Mark F., 1889-1968

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...

Caribbean Documents Collection

  • ASM0570
  • Collection
  • 1542-1959

The collection consists of correspondence and documents (ex. property transactions including slave registers) from the various islands of the Caribbean such as Jamaica, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Christopher, Trinidad and Tobago from the 16th to the ...

Canary Islands collection

  • ASM0491
  • Collection
  • 1582-1584

This collection contains 26 bound and paginated 16th-century manuscripts describing contemporary conditions and military operations in the Canary Islands. It consists of a series of letters (15 items) and an assortment of other official documents ...

Walter Tennyson Swingle collection

  • ASM0188
  • Collection
  • 1586-1952

The Walter Tennyson Swingle Collection contains research material and correspondence of Walter T. Swingle as well as translations and correspondence of Michael J. Hagerty. The Swingle portion of the collection is comprised of his articles, manuscr...

Swingle, Walter T. (Walter Tennyson), 1871-1952

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

Historical Documents collection

  • ASM0566
  • Collection
  • 1642-1977

The Historical Documents Collection includes letters, deeds, bonds, receipts, orders, position appointments, writings, and other documents that are individual in nature and do not belong to any particular collection. The materials represent a numb...

N.B.T. Roney map collection

  • ASM0311
  • Collection
  • 1644-1860

N.B.T. Roney moved to Miami Beach in 1918 and went on to become one of the largest builders in Beach history. Two of his most important developments are the Roney Plaza Hotel and Española Way. His map collection consists of 28 pre-20th century map...

Phanor James Eder papers

  • ASM0062
  • Collection
  • 1644-1971

The Phanor James Eder collection consists mainly of correspondence.  The letters are from the mid 1800's to the early 1900's.  The bulk of the correspondence is addressed to Santiago M. Eder, Dr. Eder's father.  These letters are di...

Eder, Phanor James, 1880-1971

Walter Adams collection

  • ASM0004
  • Collection
  • 1674-1786

The Walter Adams Collection contains letters, deeds, notes, property records, and receipts from the years 1674 to 1786, in the Massachusetts area.

British and American Social History Pamphlet collection

  • ASM0042
  • Collection
  • 1686-1860

The pamphlets, published in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, consist of political essays, economic commentaries, treatises on the poor, religious sermons, speeches on current events of the time, reports to government, notes on history, almanacs,...

Louis C. Karpinski map collection

  • ASM0309
  • Collection
  • 1694-1938

The Karpinski Map Collection contains maps from the Caribbean, the Southeast of the United States, the Mediterranean, Central America, and South America.

Purdy, Helen C. Map collection

  • ASM0235
  • Collection
  • 1700-1800

The late Helen C. Purdy, professor emeritus and former head of the Archives and Special Collections Department, donated a variety of library materials following her retirement in 1991. This collection consists of maps of Florida and the West Indies.

Charles Creighton collection

  • ASM0049
  • Collection
  • 1731-1815

The Charles Creighton Collection contains an illuminated manuscript on parchment, signed by Charles VI, last of the house of Habsburg, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia and Hungary-Croatia. It was the property of Prince Max of Baden until the...

O. J. Tanner collection

  • ASM0190
  • Collection
  • 1743-1930

The O. J. Tanner collection contains the following items: a scrapbook with various portraits of historical figures, a diary with notes on wills, an autograph scrapbook (including an autograph from President Ulysses Grant), a photostat copy of a le...

John Moultrie papers

  • ASM0382
  • Collection
  • 1772-1786

The John Moultrie Collection contains the following three items:(1) A sales report titled "Copy of Sales of Effects of Estate of John Moultrie" dated 1772. The commodities sold range from a plantation titled Goose Creek to slaves to &quo...

Moultrie, John, 1729-1798

Jamaica Manuscripts collection

  • ASM0320
  • Collection
  • 1774-1950

The Jamaica Manuscripts Collection contains 20 documents, most of which concern Jamaica in a variety of ways (others are regarding the British West Indies at large). Included, among other things, are plantation records, correspondence, journals, o...

Florida Documents collection

  • ASM0567
  • Collection
  • 1777-1979

The Florida Documents Collection contains correspondence, diaries, military orders, invoices, receipts, and other documents related to various aspects of Florida history dating from 1777-1979.  Topics covered include, but are not limited to the Se...

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

A.W. Kopp Autograph collection

  • ASM0608
  • Collection
  • 1784-1921

The A. W. Kopp Autograph Collection contains three books of autographs and various loose autographs. One book is dated 1909 to 1910 and contains an autograph of Gustav Mahler and Sergei Rachmaninoff (with an accompanying musical quote), one is dat...

John Laroner papers

  • ASM0446
  • Collection
  • 1790-1799

A manuscript of financial entries for tenants' rent payments for residences in London.

Laroner, John

Lemuel Adams papers

  • ASM0444
  • Collection
  • 1790-1826

The Lemuel Adams Papers contains a ledger belonging to Lemuel Adams. There are logged transactions from 1792 to 1804, mostly from Hartford, Connecticut; however, the ledger also contains letters written by Adams, a genealogy of the Adams family, a...

Thomas Jefferson collection

  • ASM0569
  • Collection
  • 1790-1823

Thomas Jefferson (1742-1826) was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), Governor of Virginia (1779-1781), the first Secretary of State (1790-1793), second Vice-President of the United Sates (1797-1801), the third President o...

Johann Heinrich Hesse papers

  • ASM0442
  • Collection
  • 1791

The Johann Heinrich Hesse Papers contains a 1791 manuscript of Johann Heinrich Hesse (1712-1778)'s "Anweisung zum General-Baß," or "Guide to Thorough-Bass."

Florence Brigham papers

  • ASM0039
  • Collection
  • 1791-1957

The Florence Brigham Papers consist of four boxes of material totalling two cubic feet of files. The Papers include research materials Brigham compiled from numerous primary and secondary sources including articles and books, diaries, notes and ot...

Brigham, Florence

Slave Documents collection

  • ASM0181
  • Collection
  • 1793-1866

A growing collection of documents pertaining to the capture, purchase, bargaining, and freedom of slaves in North and South America during the 1700s and 1800s. The collection contains a variety of petitions, contracts, estate settlements, and ephe...

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

Aaron Thomas papers

  • ASM0426
  • Collection
  • 1798-1799

The journal of Aaron Thomas is a 374 page leather-bound volume containing approximately 367 pages of handwritten material. The journal begins on June 15, 1798 and concludes on October 26, 1799, and chronicles the experiences and adventures of a Br...

Thomas, Aaron, 1762-1799

Leon Robbin papers

  • ASM0560
  • Collection
  • 1798

The Leon Robbin Collection contains two full-color prints of two similar engravings from the work Marriage À-La-Mode by William Hogarth. The prints are designed by William Hogarth and engraved by Thomas Cook. They are dated February 1st and Octobe...

Spohrer, B. F. collection

  • ASM0612
  • Collection
  • 1810-1876

Contains ten issues of Mexican, Honduran, and Argentinian newspapers from the 19th century, and one cache of Mexican letters from the 19th century, including one signed by Porfirio Díaz, the President of Mexico from 1876 to 1880 and from 1884 to 1...

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

Ione Wright papers

  • ASM0340
  • Collection
  • 1816-1986

Ione Wright, a Professor Emeritus at the University of Miami, researched the development of Pan American Airlines' Transpacific service. The Ione Wright papers contain documents, oral histories, photographs, operations manuals, maps, and othe...

Wright, Ione S. (Ione Stuessy).

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

Burrows Family papers

  • ASM0534
  • Collection
  • 1822-1842

Correspondence between the Burrows family of Key West and Charleston.

Fred Koch collection

  • ASM0117
  • Collection
  • 1823-1944

The personal papers of Frederick H. Koch, dramatist and educator, were donated to the University of Miami Archives by his son Fred H. Koch Jr., a Professor in Drama here at the University of Miami from 1939 to 1977.  The collection was received in...

Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944

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

Thomas G. Ennis papers

  • ASM0305
  • Collection
  • 1828-1910

The Thomas G. Ennis collection contains 41 letters written to George Thompson from 1834 to 1838, largely concerned with business matters pertaining to iron forges; a 1929 Pennsylvania court record for John Kiner, sentenced for horse theft; a 1828 ...

Kenneth Close collection

  • ASM0047
  • Collection
  • 1828-1940

The Kenneth Close Collection contains a number of prints from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and elsewhere, sheet music for "The Death of Minnehaha" by Longfellow and Ch. C. Converse, and several insurance policies from the 19th century ...

Fanny Kemble Playbill Collection

  • ASM0169
  • Collection
  • 1829-1832

"The Fanny Kemble Playbill Collection is a collection of 28 playbills from 1829-1832, comprising of her years on the English stage and including her first performance on any stage. Fanny Kemble (Frances Ann Kemble, 1809-1893), the daughter of...

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

Abner T. Allen papers

  • ASM0009
  • Collection
  • 1832-1896

The Abner T. Allen Papers consist primarily of Allen's correspondence with family in New England during the mid- to late-1800s.The papers of Abner T. Allen reflect his life as a farmer and merchant in the state of Ohio during the 1800's....

Allen, Abner T., 1813-1901

Lloyd T. Everett papers

  • ASM0068
  • Collection
  • 1833-1950

Lloyd T. Everett practiced law and researched, wrote and lectured on Confederate history from a legal standpoint. His papers contain manuscript copies of articles and books as well as published works. Articles include manuscript copies of "Ab...

Everett, Lloyd T. (Lloyd Tilghman), 1875-1958

Richard B. Hoit Photograph collection

  • ASM0636
  • Collection
  • 1834-1973

Photographer Richard Hoit came to Miami in 1914 when he was 27. Already an experienced movie and aerial photographer, his collection of photographs includes landscapes from diverse regions including Massachusetts, Vermont and Florida in the United...

English Manuscripts collection

  • ASM0318
  • Collection
  • 1835-1907

The English Manuscript Collection contains 19th century official documents on vellum parchment. Included are 21 indentures, 7 last will and testaments, and 7 documents granting privileges to women in name of the 1833 "Act for the Abolition of...

Rinhart, Floyd and Marion Photograph Collection

  • ASM0157
  • Collection
  • 1836-1840, 1857, 1860-1892, 1900-1907, 1924-1935

The Floyd and Marion Rinhart Photograph Collection consists of rare and historical photographs and images of Florida.

Rinhart, Floyd, 1915-

G. Dearborn diary

  • ASM0506
  • Collection
  • 1836-1841

Diary of G. Dearborn from 1836 to 1841. The papers also include a letter with an envelop addressed to [B]? G. Dearborn, 1st. Infantry, Fort Pleasant, Via Tallahassee, Florida.

Dearborn, G.

Eaton, Amos B. diary

  • ASM0239
  • Collection
  • 1837-1838

The diary of Amos Beebe Eaton begins on July 31, 1837 and concludes on August 24, 1838. This handwritten journal chronicles an extraordinary year in the life of a young lieutenant who served in the Second Seminole War. The diary contains personal ...

Eaton, Amos Beebe, 1806-1877

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

Civil War Photograph Album collection

  • ASM0398
  • Collection
  • 1860

The Civil War Photograph Album Collection contains one photographic album with portraits of famous Confederate and Union statesmen and army officials from the Civil War era, including President Abraham Lincoln, Union Army General and President Uly...

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

Lillian Frow Peacock and Eunice Peacock Merrick collection

  • ASM0410
  • Collection
  • 1860-1946

The Lillian Frow Peacock & Eunice Peacock Photograph Collection primarily depicts the earliest settlers of Coconut Grove and Miami. The collection includes portraits of the Peacocks, the Frows, and other families, as well as historically notab...

Frow and Peacock Families

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

Confederate Imprints collection

  • ASM0324
  • Collection
  • 1861-1865

The short-lived Confederate States of America produced more than 7,000 books, pamphlets, broadsides, maps, pieces of sheet music, pictures, and periodicals. These publications are known as Confederate imprints. The University of Miami Libraries ho...

Theodore Bolton papers

  • ASM0034
  • Collection
  • 1861-1977

The Theodore Bolton Papers contains materials that span from across the entirety of Bolton's life. Bolton was active as a book illustrator and as an art historian, and so there are typescripts, manuscripts, reprints, and periodicals, as well ...

Bolton, Theodore, 1889-1973

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

Calvin Shedd papers

  • ASM0383
  • Collection
  • 1862-1863

The Calvin Shedd Papers consists of approximately fifty letters and documents of a Civil War soldier stationed in Florida from 1862-1863. Calvin Shedd served with Company A and Company C of the 7th New Hampshire Regiment. Shedd and his family, a w...

Shedd, Calvin, 1826-1891

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.

William H. Johnson papers

  • ASM0395
  • Collection
  • 1863-1864

The William H. Johnson Papers contains six letters written by William H. Johnson, a soldier for the Union during the United States Civil War, who was stationed nearby Fernadina, Florida. The first letter is dated January 18th, 1863, and the last o...

Thomas de Valcourt and Michael Lerner collection

  • ASM0056
  • Collection
  • 1864-1947

The Thomas de Valcourt and Michael Lerner collection contains materials concerning 19th century New England poets and authors, most prominently Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, but also Henry David Thoreau, Washington Irving, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Ral...

de Valcourt, Thomas H.

Helen S. Sternfels papers

  • ASM0186
  • Collection
  • 1864-1942

The Helen S. Sternfels Papers contains the following items:A number of turn of the century programs and playbills from New York playhouses such as 14th Street Theatre, Academy of Music, American Theatre, Broadway Theatre, Criterion Theatre, Grand ...

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

Irving A. Leonard papers

  • ASM0141
  • Collection
  • 1867-1978

The Irving A. Leonard collection contains materials related to Kirk Munroe (1850-1930), a writer of children's stories and a journalist who lived for approximately forty years in Coconut Grove. Much of the collection consists of typed copies ...

Elizabeth Wright collection

  • ASM0262
  • Collection
  • 1869-1972

The Elizabeth Wright collection predominantly contains materials relating to Richard Wagner and family members. The materials cover a wide range, including memorabilia, such as a Wagner-themed card game and a ceramic plaque of Richard Wagner, an o...

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

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