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University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection Sugarcane industry -- Cuba
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Cuban Photograph Album Collection

  • CHC0337
  • Collection
  • 1875-2001

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

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

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

Guantánamo Sugar Company Records

  • CHC5188
  • Collection
  • circa 1915-1959

The records document business activities of the Guantánamo Sugar Company.  The materials consist of the official records of the Guantánamo Sugar Company offices located at 120 Wall Street, New York, from 1915 through 1959.  These records include c...

Guantánamo Sugar Company

Venancio Díaz-Maiquez Photography collection

  • CHC5400
  • Collection
  • 1920-1940

The Venancio Díaz-Maique Photograph Collection contains black and white and color negatives of photographs taken by the Cuban photographer Venancio Díaz-Maique (1916-2003). The collection also contains diplomas and certificates awarded to him by t...

Diaz-Maique, Venancio

Helen Maynard Ireland Papers

  • CHC5387
  • Collection
  • 1926-1935

The Helen Maynard Ireland Papers contain the personal writings of Helen Ireland, the wife of Gordon Ireland, a lawyer who worked for the Cuban Sugar Cane Company in the 1920s-1930s.The collection contains various manuscripts about the couple'...

Maynard Ireland, Helen

Eugenio Castillo Papers

  • CHC0045
  • Collection
  • 1934-1987

The papers document activities of Eugenio Castillo who was a lawyer and a Consul of Cuba before 1959.  He was associated with the following places: Cuba, London, New York, Paris and Baltimore.  The materials include correspondence with prominent C...

Castillo, Eugenio

Joaquín E. Meyer Papers

  • CHC5046
  • Collection
  • 1946-1982

The papers document professional activities of Joaquín Meyer, a prominent figure in Cuban sugar industry, the Alternate Executive Director of International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for Mexico, Cuba, Peru, Uruguay, Ecuador, Dominican...

Meyer, Joaquín

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...

Rafael Miguel Zayas Collection

  • CHC0212
  • Collection

The Rafael Miguel Zayas Collection contains the personal papers of Cuban sugar industrialist Rafael Miguel Zayas. It includes articles, essays and data on the Cuban sugar industry before and after the Revolution, as well as data on US and world su...

Zayas, Rafael Miguel