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University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection
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Banco de Ideas Z Collection

  • CHC5103
  • Collection
  • 1994-1996

Banco de Ideas Z was a non-profit Cuban organization based in Havana. Their mission was to foster the national and international promotion of young artists and writers, sociocultural projects and institutions. The materials include art books with ...

Lucila Madruga Collection

  • CHC0557
  • Collection
  • c. 1938-1970

The collection consists of 14 pencil drawings with text in ink by Lucila Madruga de Díaz Piferrer, a Cuban artist of international fame, made in 1938 and two note cards painted by Madruga in the 1960s and 1970s.

Madruga, Lucila de Diaz-Piferrer, 1913-1989

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

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

Orishas Collection

  • CHC5010
  • Collection
  • 1980-1990

The Orichas Collection consists of the series of drawings by Cuban-born artist Alberto del Pozo (1946-1992) of the deities of Afro-Cuban Santería.  The Collection includes 17 original illustrations in pen, crayon, and ink on paper; signed and unsi...

Pozo, Alberto del, 1945-1992

Rumbaut Family Scrapbook

  • CHC5054
  • Collection
  • 1927-1966

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

Sina Sutter Papers

  • CHC5035
  • Collection
  • 1996-1999

The papers document activities of Sina Sutter as scenic artist, miniaturist, product designer, gallery owner and fine artist. The materials include reproductions of her works, Sutter's Curriculum Vitae, programs, pamphlets and exhibition cata...

Sutter, Sina

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