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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

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

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

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.

Ángel Guido Peña Papers

  • CHC0152
  • Collection
  • 1978-1991

The Ángel Guido Peña Papers contain manuscripts and typescripts of plays, poems and newsletters authored by Cuban exile Ángel Guido Peña.

Peña, Ángel Guido

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...

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

The Truth About Cuba Committee, Inc. Records

  • CHC0193
  • Collection
  • 1961-1975

The Truth About Cuba Committee, Inc. Records consist of the official organizational records of the Truth About Cuba Committee, Inc. (TACC) from 1961 to 1975, its years of operation, including publications, membership records, radio program transcr...

Truth About Cuba Committee, Inc.

Andrés Vargas Gómez Papers

  • CHC0197
  • Collection
  • 1960-1992

The Andrés Vargas Gómez Papers are comprised of material provided by A. Vargas Gómez which includes manuscripts, correspondence, transcripts of conferences and radio commentaries, photographs, and publications. This collection also contains materi...

Gómez, Andres Vargas

Bernardo Benes Papers

  • CHC0216
  • Collection
  • 1956-1987

The papers document professional and personal activities of Bernardo Benes, a Cuban exile in South Florida and high profile civic activist attempting to bridge the gap between the Anglo and Cuban communities.  Materials include  correspondence, wr...

Benes, Bernardo

Cuban Refugee Center Records

  • CHC0218
  • Collection
  • 1960-1994

The Cuban Refugee Center Records include correspondence, reports, publications, photographs, and clippings created and collected by the Cuban Refugee Center (CRC), in Miami in 1960 as part of a federal program to assist Cubans arriving at the Unit...

United States. Cuban Refugee Program.

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

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

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

Cruzada Educativa Cubana Records

  • CHC0302
  • Collection
  • 1962-1987

The records of Cruzada Educativa Cubana, Inc. contain manuscripts, transcripts, printed material, photographs, books, proclamations and a flag.

Cruzada Educativa Cubana (Firm)

Laureano Batista Falla Papers

  • CHC0333
  • Collection
  • 1961-1992

The Laureano Batista Falla Papers consists of personal files, human rights material, records of the "Luna"Mission, the Movimiento Demócrata Cristiano, the Organización Demócrata Cristiana de América, political parties, and general materi...

Batista Falla, Laureano, 1935-1991

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

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

María Luisa Guerrero Collection

  • CHC0346
  • Collection

The María Luisa Guerrero Collection contains reports, clippings, and articles about Cuba and Cuban exiles during the 1930s to the 1980s, material on the Lyceum and Lawn Tennis Club, and the feminist movement in Cuban society. The collection also c...

Guerrero, María Luisa

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

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.

Cuban Postcard Collection

  • CHC0359
  • Collection

The Cuban Postcard Collection consists of postcards of Cuba and the Cuban exile experience produced from the turn of the 20th century to the present. It includes real photo, printed photo, and artist drawn postcards and provides views of many part...

Dolores Martí de Cid Collection

  • CHC0365
  • Collection
  • 1942-1993

The Dolores Martí de Cid Collection contains numerous works on Latin American theater and literature. The collection is arranged in four series.

Martí de Cid, Dolores

María Mendoza Kranz Collection

  • CHC0374
  • Collection

The María Mendoza Kranz Collection contains family photographs and clippings as well as clippings about Mendoza Kranz's work at an aircraft factory in Miami during World War II. The collection also contains a program with her involvement in t...

Mendoza Kranz, María

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

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

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

Roberto Agramonte Papers

  • CHC0410
  • Collection

The Roberto Agramonte Papers contains personal papers relating to Cuban academic and politician, Roberto Agramonte (1904-1995). Materials include unpublished manuscripts of academic and political discourse; papers related to Agramonte's fathe...

Agramonte y Pichardo, Roberto Daniel, 1904-1995

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.

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

Randy Barceló Collection

  • CHC0454
  • Collection
  • n.d., 1970-2007

The Randy Barceló Collection consists primarily of oversize costume and set designs by Cuban-born designer Randy Barceló. The collection also includes costume plots, drawings and sketches, posters and postcards, videotapes, photographs and slides,...

Barceló, Randy, 1946-1994

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

Solidaridad de Trabajadores Cubanos Collection

  • CHC0501
  • Collection

The Solidaridad de Trabajadores Cubanos Collection consists of pamphlets and periodicals published by this organization as well as its declaration of principles and the "Declaración de Montecristi." The posters that originally formed par...

Solidaridad de Trabajadores Cubanos (Organization)

José Fernández Partagás Papers

  • CHC0504
  • Collection
  • 1985-1997

The José Fernández Partagás Papers consist of research materials on Atlantic and Caribbean hurricanes and storms since the 1800s, including manuscripts, publications, and personal memorabilia.

Fernández Partagás, José, 1935-1997

Directorio Revolucionario Estudiantil en el Exilio (DRE) Records

  • CHC0510
  • Collection
  • 1960-1996

The Directorio Revolucionario Estudiantil en el Exilio (DRE) Records include administrative files, correspondence, clippings, propaganda, subject files, and photographs created, collected, or published by the DRE in exile.

Directorio Revolucionario Estudiantil en el Exilio

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.

Grupo Cañaveral Collection

  • CHC5001
  • Collection
  • 1987-1998

Grupo Cañaveral is a Hispanic duo from Miami, Florida. Formed in 1985, the duo consists of Nelson Zuleto and Hilda Luisa Díaz Perera. The collection consists of audio cassettes recorded by Grupo Cañaveral, a book published on José Martí by Hilda L...

Diaz-Perera, Hilda Luisa

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

Velilla Family Papers

  • CHC5014
  • Collection
  • 1955-1960

The collection  consists of correspondence from Fidel Castro to Martín Velilla, manuscripts, manifestos and magazines.

Velilla Family

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.

Jay Mallin Papers

  • CHC5022
  • Collection
  • circa 1950s-1990s

The Jay Mallin Papers contain materials relating to journalist Jay Mallin's work on covering Cuban politics and news. Materials include papers related to Radio Martí and T.V. Martí; and files, clippings, and reports related to his reporting o...

Mallin, Jay, 1927-

Gastón Baquero Papers

  • CHC5033
  • Collection
  • 1956-1999

The collection consists of documents, books and other materials written and collected by Cuban writer Gastón Baquero (1914-1997) during the last years of his life in Madrid, Spain. The collection includes correspondence, published and unpublished ...

Baquero, Gastón, 1914-1997

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

José Lezama Lima Papers

  • CHC5047
  • Collection
  • 1961-1976

The José Lezama Lima Papers consist of letters written by José Lezama Lima to his sister Eloísa from 1961 to 1976. There are several letters addressed to his sister Rosa as well as to both sisters. Included with this correspondence are photocopies...

José Lezama Lima, 1910-1976

Manuel Martín, Jr. Papers

  • CHC5064
  • Collection
  • 1972-2000

The Manuel Martín, Jr. Papers consists primarily of scripts, programs, clippings, and photographs of plays written by Cuban-born playwright Manuel Martín, Jr.A container list is available for the first three series of the collection, which include...

Martín, Manuel Jr.

José Miró Cardona Papers

  • CHC5122
  • Collection
  • n.d., 1943-2002

The José Miró Cardona Papers consist of 21 boxes the administrative records of the Cuban Revolutionary Council (Consejo Revolucionario Cubano) under Miró Cardona’s presidency in the 1960s.  Central to this group of documents are those that relate ...

Miró Cardona, José, 1902-1974

Luis Santeiro Papers

  • CHC5125
  • Collection
  • 1973-2003

This collection documents the work of the television writer and playwright, Luis Santeiro. It includes television scripts for the bilingual sitcom "¿Qué Pasa, USA?" and other files related to the show such as contracts and reviews. The p...

Santeiro, Luis, 1948-

Herberto Dumé Papers

  • CHC5141
  • Collection
  • 1953-2000

The Herberto Dumé Papers document the work of theater director Herberto Dumé (1929-2003) primarily during his years in exile from Cuba. The collection primarily includes the scripts of plays that Dumé directed along with photographs, clippings, pr...

Dumé, Herberto, 1929-2003

Agrupación Abdala Collection

  • CHC5143
  • Collection
  • 1967-1982

The Agrupación Abdala collection contains materials and posters documenting the Cuban student activist group Agrupación Abdala (also known as Agrupación Estudiantil Abdala). The group was founded on January 28, 1968, as a student organization comm...

Agrupación Abdala

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

José Corrales Papers

  • CHC5149
  • Collection
  • 1950-2002

This collection consists of the works of Cuban poet, playwright, and critic José Corrales (1937-2002), including published and unpublished scripts, poems, essays, stories, criticism, editorials, and articles. It also includes programs for performa...

Corrales, José, 1937-2002

María Julia Casanova Papers

  • CHC5151
  • Collection
  • 1943-2003

The María Julia Casanova Papers primarily document the work of radio and television writer and theater designer and director María Julia Casanova (1916-2004) in Cuba and Miami. The Papers include her scripts, photographs, clippings, theater progra...

Casanova, María Julia, 1916-2004

Fulgencio Batista Zaldívar Collection

  • CHC5155
  • Collection
  • [1950s-?]

The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with Cuban government and military officials, some prior to 1959, and with prominent political and literary figures.The collection also includes manuscripts of an unpublished autobiography and ...

Zaldívar, Fulgencio Batista

Octavio R. Costa Papers

  • CHC5156
  • Collection
  • circa 1963-2003

The papers document activities of Octavio R. Costa, Cuban historian and writer.  The materials include correspondence, writings, published articles, clippings, research notes, audio cassettes and daily planners.

Costa, Octavio R. (Octavio Ramón), 1915-2005

Alpha 66 Records

  • CHC5157
  • Collection
  • n.d., 1958-2003

The Alpha 66 Records document the political, propaganda, paramilitary, and administrative activities of the organization as collected by Andrés Nazario Sargén, one of it's founders and longtime leaders.  The Records include correspondence, ci...

Nazario Sargén, Andrés, 1916-2004

INTAR Theatre Records

  • CHC5159
  • Collection
  • n.d., 1966-2004

INTAR Theatre Records include the organizational records of New York-based INTAR Theatre, one of the oldest Hispanic theater companies in the United States. The collection contains scripts, musical scores, correspondence, financial records, photog...

INTAR (Theatrical company : New York, N.Y.)

Eduardo Machado Papers

  • CHC5164
  • Collection
  • 1984-2004

The Eduardo Machado Papers contain the works of Cuban-born playwright Eduardo Machado, including fundamentally his scripts and related materials such as photographs, notebooks and journals, clippings, programs, reviews, and playwriting exercises.T...

Machado, Eduardo, 1961-

Juan Cueto Roig Ballet Collection

  • CHC5165
  • Collection
  • 1944-1991

The bulk of materials consist of magazines with articles about ballet in Cuba and Alicia Alonso, Cuba's prima ballerina whose ballet company became the Ballet Nacional de Cuba in 1955.  Materials also include theatre programs and clippings.

Cueto Roig, Juan

Héctor Santiago Papers

  • CHC5176
  • Collection
  • 1958-2002

The Héctor Santiago Papers collection includes only part of his literary anthology, with future additions expected. The Papers include scripts, essays, short stories, reviews, clippings, and theater programs.  Additionally, the collection contains...

Santiago, Héctor

Elio Beltran Papers

  • CHC5185
  • Collection
  • 1982-2006

Collection consists of incoming and outgoing handwritten and typed correspondence (original and copies) with artists and other personalities, as well as, a scrapbook with newspaper clippings about Elio Beltran's artistic career, and a CD with...

Beltran, Elio

Gina Pellón Papers

  • CHC5197
  • Collection
  • 1979-2004

The collection documents the activities of Gina Pellón as an artist. The materials include catalogues, postcards, flyers, books and a DVD.

Pellón, Gina, 1926-

Rufino E. González Papers

  • CHC5199
  • Collection
  • 1939-1978

The papers document activities of Rufino E. González as a professional golf player and a golf instructor of the Country Club of Havana during the Republican era.  The bulk of the materials consist of photographs of Rufino González playing golf in ...

González, Rufino E.

Leandro Soto Papers

  • CHC5200
  • Collection
  • 1978-2007

The Leandro Soto Papers consist primarily of original drawings of set and costume designs, audiovisual materials, posters, and photographs of productions and exhibitions documenting the work of visual and performance artist Leandro Soto. While the...

Soto, Leandro, 1956-

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