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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 150 Collections and/or Records:

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

Identifier: MSS 0514
Abstract 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

Aaron S. Oberly Letter Describing Havana, Cuba

Identifier: MS Group 164
Abstract Manuscript letter dated April 5, 1865, written aboard the U.S. Steamer Santiago de Cuba by U.S. Navy Assistant Surgeon Aaron S. Oberly.
Dates: 1865

Abraham Guillén Collection

Identifier: MS Group 152
Abstract Unpublished and published manuscripts, as well as a small amount of correspondence of revolutionary writer Abraham Guillén.
Dates: 1943-1993

Advertencia. La presente reseña de los acontecimientos..

Identifier: MS Group 162
Abstract Manuscript "Advertencia" by Antonio Prats, describing the events that resulted in his arrest during the period of political unrest leading up to the 10 Years War in Cuba.
Dates: circa 1863

Alfredo Sánchez Echeverría Papers on Aureliano Sánchez Arango

Identifier: MSS 0523
Abstract 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
Abstract This collection includes 25 duotone photographs of the construction of the Port of Havana in Cuba.
Dates: 1910-1912

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

Identifier: MS Group 272
Abstract Photo album and travel diary documenting a 1904 trip to Jamaica taken by three New York doctors.
Dates: 1904

B. S. Hile Correspondence

Identifier: MS Group 227
Abstract Letters written by B. S. Hile to his family while he is living and employed in Havana, Cuba.
Dates: 1861-1862

Bernabé Sánchez Letterbook

Identifier: MS Group 179
Abstract A letterbook containing copies of letters written by cattle rancher and financier Bernabé Sánchez of Cuba between 1898 and 1900.
Dates: 1898-1900

Bess de Farber Collection on the Bilingual-Bicultural Program at Coral Way Elementary

Identifier: MSS 0491
Abstract Photographs, progress reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other documents collected by Bess de Farber, a student at the Coral Way Elementary School in Miami-Dade County during the 1960s. Coral Way was the nation’s first public school with a program for both English and Spanish speakers.
Dates: 1960 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1971