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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

W. H. H. Hutton collection

  • ASM0528
  • Collection
  • 1869

The W. H. H. Hutton Collection contains two letters written by W. H. H. Hutton. In one, dated march 14, 1869, Hutton writes to a "Doctor" about his or her experiences in traveling to Fort Jefferson, Florida. In the other, dated October 6...

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.

Charles Feinberg collection

  • ASM0071
  • Collection
  • 1872-1984

Charles E. Feinberg was an editor Emeritus of the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. The collection consists of Walt Whitman related materials; predominantly framed and unframed prints, but also leaves from periodicals and leaves advertising Whitman r...

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

Alan Crockwell collection

  • ASM0447
  • Collection
  • 1873-1996

The Alan Crockwell Collection contains a variety of materials from different sources that document the history of Miami, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, and greater Miami-Dade County. Much of the content is related to Ralph Middleton Munroe and his f...

Crockwell, Alan

Charles Ives Centennial Festival records

  • ASM0101
  • Collection
  • 1960-1989

This collection contains the records of the Charles Ives Centennial Festival that took place in Miami in 1974, celebrating the composer's 100th birthday. The collection includes correspondence that documents the planning process, programs for...

Charles Ives Centennial Festival (1974-1975 : Miami, Fla.)

Cuban Photograph Album Collection

  • CHC0337
  • Collection
  • 1875-2001

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

Robert M. Levine papers

  • ASM0315
  • Collection
  • 1876-1992

Dr. Robert M. Levine (1941-2003) was the Gabelli Senior Scholar in the Arts and Sciences, Director of Latin American Studies, and professor of history at the University of Miami. Throughout his career, Dr. Levine exhibited a strong interest in Bra...

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

Latin American and Caribbean Photograph collection

  • ASM0304
  • Collection
  • 1880-1950

The Latin American and Caribbean Photography Collection brings together various photographic materials owned by the University of Miami that depict these two regions. Currently, the collection holds a 1929 photograph album of the Bahamas made by D...

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

James Baxter collection

  • ASM0322
  • Collection
  • 1883-1967

The James Baxter collection contains Florida related materials. Included are a deed of sale and title of a house in Flagler; theater publications from the Coconut Grove Playhouse, the Miami Summer Star Theater, and the Dade County Auditorium Playg...

Charles Deering collection

  • ASM0055
  • Collection
  • 1883-1926

Charles Deering was a collector of art and a friend to many notable artists including John Sargeant and Augustus St. Gaudens. Painting, scrulpture, prints, rugs and many other items combined to decorate and furnish the Deering Estate in Florida.  ...

Deering, Charles, 1852-1927

Florida Photograph Album collection

  • ASM0286
  • Collection
  • 1884-1970

The Florida Photograph Album Collection collects assorted photograph albums in which the content predominantly depicts Florida. The photographs range from the 1880s into the 1970s, and depict St. Augustine, Palm Beach, the Everglades, Miami, Nassa...

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

Abraham Schwaczkin collection

  • ASM0175
  • Collection
  • 1885-1953

The Abraham Schwaczkin collection consists primarily of Jewish cantorial sheet music and lyrics.Also included are a birth certificate and marriage certificates of Schwaczkin, a 1953 copy of the B'nai B'rith messenger newspaper, a catalog...

Schwaczkin, Abraham

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

Charles T. Simpson papers

  • ASM0279
  • Collection
  • 1886-1943

The Charles T. Simpson collection contains photographs, account statements, letters, minutes, contracts, typescripts, articles, certificates, membership cards, manuscripts, notes, photocopies, and a plant specimen, which document the lengthy botan...

Simpson, Charles Torrey, 1846-1932

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