Historia Gráfica de la Marítima Parreño Scrapbook
Scope and Content
Scrapbook documenting the development of the Marítima Parreño port facilities in Santiago de Cuba during the 1920s and 1930s. The items in the scrapbook primarily document the renovation and expansion of the docks, warehouses, and other facilities of the Parreño company. The album was kept by Desiderio Parreño, who was responsible for the expansion of the firm. Included are over 140 photographs with detailed handwritten captions, and a small number of news clippings, letters, and postcards. Also included are staff photos and a "Bacardí" souvenir folio with views of Santiago. Among the topics and events covered in the scrapbook are the dredging of the harbor, repair of damage after the 1932 earthquake, installation of telephones, and several trains and steamships.
- Parreño, Desiderio. (Person)
The collection is open for research.
1 Linear feet (1 scrapbook; 34 leaves)
Language of Materials
Scrapbook documenting the development of the Marítima Parreño port facilities in Santiago de Cuba during the 1920s and 1930.
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/msgroup217.pdf.
- A Guide to the Historia Gráfica de la Marítima Parreño Scrapbook
- Finding aid created by Dept. Staff
- July 2007
- 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
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