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Tad Szulc Collection of Interview Transcripts

  • CHC0189
  • Collection
  • 1984-1986

The Tad Szulc Collection of Interview Transcripts includes the typescript transcripts of Tad Szulc's taped interviews with Fidel Castro, Raul Castro, and other government officials in Cuba and with Cuban exiles in Miami, Florida, from 1984 to...

Szulc, Tad

Elián González Collection

  • CHC5226
  • Collection
  • 1999-2005

The Elián González Collection consists of copies of newspaper clippings and court orders documenting the case of the Cuban refugee child Elián González.  In 1999 when he was five years old, González was rescued at sea off the Florida coast. His mo...

Cuban Heritage Collection

Yolanda Arenas Papers

  • CHC5227
  • Collection
  • n.d., 1954?-1991

The papers of Cuban actress Yolanda Arenas include primarily photographs, clippings, and  programs of theater productions in which Arenas performed. Folders for a few productions include scripts with annotations by Arenas.  The collection also con...

Arenas, Yolanda

Delfín Rodríguez Silva Papers

  • CHC5253
  • Collection
  • 1959-2009

The papers document activities of Delfín Rodríguez Silva as a reporter. The bulk of materials includes two scrapbooks with articles published by newspapers, mostly in New York and in other North-Eastern cities in the United States, about various C...

Rodríguez Silva, Delfín

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

Cuban Political Prisoners Records

  • CHC5234
  • Collection
  • circa 1969-2010

The records document the treatment of political prisoners by the communist regime within Cuban prisons.  The materials consist of 3 CDs: "Presidio Isla de Pinos." (Compiled by Raúl Pérez-Coloma) on February 10, 2010; "La Montaña. Ca...

Cuban Political Prisoners

José Morell Romero Papers

  • CHC5245
  • Collection
  • 1933-2006

The papers document activities of José Morell Romero.  They illustrate his entry into the fight against Machado as one of the leaders of the Directorio Estudiantil Universitario of 1930, his service as general counsel to the University of Havana a...

Morell-Romero, José, 1906-

Cuban Historical and Literary Manuscripts Collection

  • CHC0347
  • Collection

The Cuban Historical and Literary Manuscript Collection is comprised of original manuscripts from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Acquired as individual pieces or in small groups, this collection includes literary manuscripts, slavery sales and pr...

Vertical Files: Personal Names

  • CHC5261
  • Collection

The Vertical Files: Personal Names is a collection of ephemera, clippings, articles, and other items collected about various people in Cuba and the Cuban Diaspora. These files range in dates and topics, but are organized by last name of the person...

Centro Mater Records

  • CHC5271
  • Collection

The records reflect business activities of Centro Mater Insurance.  They include e-mails regarding finances, financial records, legal documents, clippings and awards.  Records include those relating to Centro Mater Catholic Charities, Family Membe...

Centro Mater

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

José Antonio Font Papers

  • CHC5266
  • Collection
  • n.d., 1970-2007

The papers of José Antonio Font document primarily his activities in Cuban exile initiatives and organizations such as Agrupación Abdala, the Cuban American National Foundation, and Alianza Democrática Cubana.  The bulk of the materials in this co...

Font, José Antonio, 1947-

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.

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.

Jorge Castellanos Papers

  • CHC5296
  • Collection
  • 20th century

The Jorge Castellanos Papers contain personal papers from the exiled Cuban professor and author Jorge Castellanos (1915-2011). The collection contains research notes, book manuscripts and copies of published works authored by Jorge Castellanos rel...

Castellanos, Jorge, 1915-2011

Julio Gómez Papers

  • CHC5276
  • Collection
  • circa 1970s-2011

The Julio Gómez papers contain books and articles on theater arts and the history of theater collected by Julio Gómez; audiovisual materials of theater performances; and some scripts and production notes of productions with which Gómez was involve...

Gómez, Julio, -2011

José Curbelo Papers

  • CHC5299
  • Collection
  • circa 1940s-2000s

The José Curbelo papers contain photographs, clippings, copies of advertisements, promotional materials, one painting, and one sound recording relating to Cuban band leader and manager José Curbelo.

Curbelo, José, 1917-2012

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

Unidad Anticomunista Records

  • CHC5301
  • Collection
  • 1962-1963

The Unidad Anticomunista Records contain manuscripts and typescripts of Unidad Anticomunista, a Cuban underground group associated the Frente Nacional Democrático that fought against Fidel Castro's rule in Cuba shortly after his rise to power.

Unidad Anticomunista

Rubén Ortiz-Lamadrid Scrapbook

  • CHC5305
  • Collection
  • 1952

The Rubén Ortiz-Lamadrid Scrapbook contains a scrapbook of article clippings authored by journalist Rubén Ortiz-Lamadrid.

Ortiz-Lamadrid, Rubén, 1907-1994

Asela Torres Photography Collection

  • CHC5277
  • Collection
  • circa 1970s-2006

The Asela Torres Photography Collection contains digitized photographs and published materials featuring the photographs of Cuban-born theater photographer, Asela Torres.This collection is divided into two series. Series I contains digitized photo...

Torres, Asela

William Navarrete Papers

  • CHC5290
  • Collection
  • 2003-2011

This collection contains manuscripts and notes for two of William Navarrete’s most recent books, Lumbres velados del Sur(2008) and La gema de Cubagua (2011). The collection also features correspondence and articles relating to Navarrete’s work wit...

Navarrete, William, 1968-

Mirta Ojito Papers

  • CHC5281
  • Collection
  • circa 1970s-2000s

The Mirta Ojito papers contain a collection of clippings, press releases, and government documents relating to the Mariel boatlift, and photographs, clippings, and excerpts documenting Cuban history. Ojito used the files for writing the memoir of ...

Ojito, Mirta A.

Antonio Orlando Rodríguez Papers

  • CHC5282
  • Collection
  • 1975-2008

The Antonio Orlando Rodríguez Papers consist of original manuscripts, notes, and literary annotations related to Rodríguez's works; editorial contracts; prizes and awards; videos of interviews; publicity materials for the novels Aprendices de...

Rogelio González Corzo Scrapbook

  • CHC5285
  • Collection
  • 1953-2001

The Rogelio González Corzo Scrapbook collection contains a scrapbook with various clippings, photographs, and documents relating to the 1961 execution and observed rememberances of Cuban dissident Rogelio González Corzo.

González Corzo, Rogelio, 1932-1961

Rolando Moreno Papers

  • CHC5288
  • Collection
  • 1987

The collection includes three costume designs produced by Rolando Moreno in 1987. Drawn with watercolor and pen, the images provide insight into the director’s creative process.

Moreno, Rolando

Felipe Rivera Papers

  • CHC5309
  • Collection
  • circa 1930s-1940s

The Felipe Rivera papers contain fourteen manuscript theater scripts written by Cuban writer Felipe Rivera.

Rivera, Felipe

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 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

Burdsall Family Papers

  • CHC5311
  • Collection
  • circa 1930s-1970s

The Burdsall Family papers contains correspondence between members of the Burdsall family of Connecticut and, later, Lexington, Kentucky. Of note, the collection contains correspondence between American-born dancer Lorna Burdsall to family and fri...

Burdsall, Lorna, 1928-2010

Roberto Rodríguez de Aragón Papers

  • CHC5323
  • Collection
  • 1970s-2000s

The Roberto Rodríguez de Aragón Papers contains personal papers relating to Cuban academic and politician Roberto Rodríguez de Aragón (1927-2012). Materials include unpublished manuscripts of political discourse; family and professional correspond...

Rodríguez de Aragón, Roberto, 1927-2012

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

Restaurant Ephemera collection

  • CHC5321
  • Collection

The Restaurant Ephemera collection contains food industry ephemera including restaurant, bakery and cafeteria menus, brochures, flyers, clippings and miscellaneous objects from eating establishments in Cuba and its diaspora.The collection also con...

Nicolás Quintana Papers

  • CHC5314
  • Collection
  • circa 1950s-2012

The Nicolás Quintana papers document the professional activities of Cuban-born architect Nicolás Quintana (1925-2011) in Cuba and while he lived in exile in Miami, Florida. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, architectural drawing...

Quintana, Nicolás, 1925-2011

Moravia Capó Papers

  • CHC5328
  • Collection

The Moravia Capó Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, clippings and photographs related to Moravia Capó, Cuban educator and human rights activist who lived and worked in Nicaragua and Miami from the 1960s to her death in 2007.

Capó, Moravia, d. 2007

Ernesto González Papers

  • CHC5344
  • Collection
  • circa 1980s-1990s

The Ernesto González Papers contain literary manuscripts for novels, short stories, poems and essays written by late 20th, early 21st century Cuban-born alternative writer Ernesto González.

González, Ernesto

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).

Operation Pedro Pan Group, Inc. Collection

  • CHC5349
  • Collection
  • 1971-2013

The Operation Pedro Pan Group, Inc. Collection comprises materials in relation to Operation Pedro Pan gathered by its members from 1971 to 2013.The collection consists of the Historical Structure Form Florida Master Site Plan for the Florida City ...

Operation Pedro Pan Group, Inc.

Ricardo Arregui Papers

  • CHC5330
  • Collection
  • 1956-2013

The Ricardo Arregui Papers contain materials documenting the advertising career of Ricardo Arregui (b. 1919), including scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, advertisement flyers, brochures, coupons and signs, as well as posters for Bacardí, Galleta...

Arregui, Ricardo, 1919-

Enrique Ros Papers

  • CHC5339
  • Collection
  • 1947-2013

The Enrique Ros Papers contain the papers of Cuban historian, writer and activist Enrique Ros (1924-2013) primarily regarding his participation in the Movimeinto Democrático Cristiano (Christian Democratic Movement). This collection consists of on...

Ros, Enrique, 1924-2013

Alberto González Papers

  • CHC5338
  • Collection
  • 1950s-2000s

The Alberto González papers document the professional activities of Alberto González (1928-2012), a prolific Cuban writer, humorist, journalist, and scriptwriter. His career spanned sixty years in show business, creating Spanish radio and televisi...

González, Alberto, 1928-2012

José Ignacio Rasco Papers

  • CHC5219
  • Collection

The José Ignacio Rasco papers contain the personal papers of Cuban politician, journalist and exile leader José Ignacio Rasco (1925-2013). Materials include newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, reports, scholarly essays, pamphlets, ev...

Rasco, José Ignacio, 1925-2013

Juan M. Clark Memorial Lecture Series Collection

  • CHC5350
  • Collection
  • 2013

The Juan M. Clark Memorial Lecture Series Collection contains DVD recordings of lectures presented at the University of Miami's Institute of Cuban and Cuban-American Studies (ICCAS) by leading exile figures on topics pertaining to Cuban polit...

Institute of Cuban and Cuban American Studies

Roberto Vale Ares Papers

  • CHC5362
  • Collection
  • 1962-1964

The Roberto Vale Ares papers contain personal papers from late 20th century Cuban activist Roberto Vale Ares.Vale Ares was a member of Comandos L and Alpha 66, among other Miami, Florida-based groups. The collection includes correspondence, clippi...

Vale Ares, Roberto

Armando Alejandre, Jr. Collection

  • CHC5360
  • Collection
  • 2006

The Armando Alejandre, Jr. Collection consists of 2 original 35mm film reel canisters with original film for the 2006 documentary Shootdown. The documentary tells the story of the organization Brothers to the Rescue. It focuses on the incident in ...

Alejandre, Armando Jr., 1950-1996

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

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

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

Silvia Lizama Collection

  • CHC5368
  • Collection
  • 1980-2009

The Silvia Lizama Collection contains ephemera, show bills, pamphlets, clippings and show catalogs related to the work of Cuban photographer Silvia Lizama, particularly her art galleries and exhibits.

Lizama, Silvia

Arnaldo Ravelo de Avellaneda Papers

  • CHC5378
  • Collection
  • circa 1950s-1979

The Arnaldo Ravelo de Avellaneda papers contain correspondence, ephemera, clippings, diaries, writings, and photographs and slides of artworks related to the Cuban visual artist and writer, Arnaldo Ravelo de Avellaneda (1929-1979).The collection o...

Ravelo de Avellaneda, Arnaldo, 1929-1979

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