Cuban Slave Insurance Collection
Scope and Content
The collection includes seventeen insurance policies and other documents pertaining to insurance for slaves in Cuba. The policies include the names and locations of owners, the insured value of the slaves, and descriptive information about the slaves such as name, age, gender, skin and hair color, height, facial features, health, and the presence of scars. The collection includes an inventory of 105 slaves in the jurisdiction of Trinidad in the area of Río de Ay, as well as a "coolie" immigration document from Trinidad.
The collection is open for research.
0.01 Linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
Seventeen documents pertaining to insurance for slaves in Cuba.
University of Florida Smathers Library Building
Alternate Form of Finding Aid
This guide is available in Spanish at https://www.uflib.ufl.edu/findingaids/Spanish/msgroup268.pdf.
Purchased with the generous support of the Manuel Pedro González Endowment.
- A Guide to the Cuban Slave Insurance Collection
- Finding aid created by Rachel Walton
- December 2009
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is written in English.
Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository
George A. Smathers Libraries
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Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America