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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 ...

Historical Documents collection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The Historical Documents Collection includes letters, deeds, bonds, receipts, orders, position appointments, writings, and other documents that are individual in nature and do not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...

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...

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

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

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

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...

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

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...

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.)

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...

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

Minnie Moore Willson papers

  • ASM0203
  • Collection
  • 1888-1949

The Minnie Moore Willson Papers document the life and career of a noted Florida writer and advocate for the Seminole Indians of Florida. The Papers also include materials related to her husband James Mallory Willson, a prominent Kissimmee business...

Willson, Minnie Moore, 1859-1943

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.

H. E. Kilmer Papers

  • CHC5273
  • Collection
  • n.d., 1902-1935

This collection consists of the papers of H. E. Kilmer, Secretary of the San Jose Fruit Company of Alliance, Ohio, which was formed in April 1903 to establish fruit growing operations in Camagüey, Cuba.  The Company built Palm City on the north co...

Kilmer, H. E.

Augustus Seymour Houghton collection

  • ASM0098
  • Collection
  • 1905-1948

The papers of A.S. Houghton (1866-1948) numbering approximately 4500 items consist of articles, printed matter, newspaper clippings, by-laws, legislative matter, and pamphlets. The material extends from 1905 to 1948 with the bulk of the papers fal...

Houghton, A. S., 1866-1948

Holsum Bakery records

  • ASM0533
  • Collection
  • 1913-1994

The Fuchs Baking Co. bakery in Miami, colloquially known as the Holsum Bakery, was founded in 1913 and closed in 1994. The Holsum Bakery Collection contains reports, minutes, certificates, brochures, appraisal reports, and other official files, do...

Rosendo de Aguilera Papers

  • CHC5109
  • Collection
  • 1921-2002

The papers document activities of Rosendo de Aguilera relating to his military and financial career. The documents also reflect activities of Delfin de Aguilera relating to his military career. Materials include correspondence to and from Rosendo ...

Aguilera, Rosendo de

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