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06. Latin American and Caribbean Collections

Identifier: 06
The list below includes the archival and manuscript collections that highlight Haitiana, Caribbean, and Latin America. Some finding aids are available in both English and Spanish. Refer to the Spanish Language links under the "Additional Material" section of the finding aid.

Found in 146 Collections and/or Records:

1920s Florida and Cuba Tourist Photos

Identifier: MSS 0616

58 Photographs of Florida landmarks taken on a trip through Florida to Cuba. Examples include Jacksonville, Miami, Palm Beach, and Havana.

Dates: 1920 - 1929

"A Visit to Jamaica in 1907 Immediately After the Great Earthquake" Photo Album

Identifier: MSS 0514

The collection includes fifty-eight original gelatin silver photographs of a voyage to Jamaica soon after the 1907 earthquake. Also included at the end of the photo album are a souvenir card, and a programme of sports activities from the ship R.M.S. "Port Morant" belonging to the Imperial Direct West India Mail Service, dated March 5, 1907.

Dates: 1907

Abraham Guillén Collection

Identifier: MS Group 152

Unpublished and published manuscripts, as well as a small amount of correspondence of revolutionary writer Abraham Guillén.

Dates: 1943-1993

Álbum de la Revolución Cubana 1952-1959

Identifier: MS Group 305

Children's illustrated album entitled "Álbum de La Revolución Cubana 1952-1959."

Dates: Circa 1959

Álbum de viaje

Identifier: MS Group 321
Scope and Content

On July 13, 1842, Eusebio and Antonio Guiteras Font embarked on a three year voyage that took them from their home in Matanzas to the United States, Canada, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, the Holy Land, and Eygpt. The collections consists of three journals written by Eusebio. It contains detailed notes of the journey along with memorabilia from the trip.

Dates: 1842-1845

Alfredo Sánchez Echeverría Papers on Aureliano Sánchez Arango

Identifier: MSS 0523

The collection documents the life of Aureliano Sánchez Arango and his son Alfredo Sánchez Echeverría while they were involved in various counterrevolutionary groups to overthrow the government of Fulgencio Batista and Fidel Castro. The collection includes: correspondence, personal and professional documents, photographs, newspapers, clippings, magazines, articles, and audiovisual materials. The collection dates from 1789 to 2019, with bulk dates from 1960 to 1976.

Dates: 1789 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1976

American Photo Company Photographs of the Port of Havana Construction

Identifier: MSS 0347

This collection includes 25 duotone photographs of the construction of the Port of Havana in Cuba.

Dates: 1910-1912

Andrew St. George Collection

Identifier: MSS 0415

Manuscripts, drafts, research notes, clippings, newspapers, photographs, books, flyers, and correspondence documenting various political events during the 20th century in the Caribbean and Latin American region by photographer and journalist Andrew St. George.

Dates: 1944-1999

A.S. Arnold's Photo Album and Diary of a Trip to Jamaica

Identifier: MS Group 272

Photo album and travel diary documenting a 1904 trip to Jamaica taken by three New York doctors.

Dates: 1904

Aymara Language Recordings

Identifier: MSS 0605

Audio reels and teaching guides that appear to be part of a course on the Aymara language created by Martha J. Hardman, a Linguistic Anthropology professor at the University of Florida.

Dates: 1969-2007; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1990