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1920s Florida and Cuba Tourist Photos

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0616
Abstract

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

Dates: 1920 - 1929

American Photo Company Photographs of the Port of Havana Construction

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0347
Abstract

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

Dates: 1910-1912

Anthology of poetry from the 19th century

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0542
Abstract

A handwritten book of poems by nineteenth-century Spanish and Latin-American poets.

Dates: circa 1879-1880

B. S. Hile Correspondence

 Collection
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

Collection on Jewish Organizations in Cuba

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0558
Abstract This collection sheds light on various aspects of Jewish communal life in Cuba from the 1920s until the 1960s. The documents in the collection were created by different Jewish organizations in Havana. The majority of these letters, written agreements, registry entries, affidavits issued to immigrants to both Cuba and the US, and tickets to different events are in Yiddish, also signaling that they are related to the lives of the last large wave of Jewish immigrants to Cuba, mostly from...
Dates: 1925 - 1967

Cuban Slave Death Certificates and Burial Letters Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0397
Abstract

The collection, which spans the second half of the nineteenth century, includes 28 documents. Some are letters of slave owners to the priest of the church of Montserrat in Havana, Cuba; others are death certificates of slaves, runaway slaves, and free persons of color issued by the Real Hospital de Caridad de San Felipe y Santiago.

Dates: 1852-1898; Majority of material found within 1860s-1870s

Cuban Slave Insurance Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 268
Abstract

Seventeen documents pertaining to insurance for slaves in Cuba.

Dates: 1855-1878

Harold and Geraldine Haskins Cuban Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0410
Abstract

This collection includes 254 postcards and two postcard leaflets from Cuba depicting major sites in Havana and Santiago de Cuba, images of culture and everyday life, and views of the ocean and nature.

Dates: 1907-1958

John Parker Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 165
Abstract

Letters from John Parker in Havana, Cuba, to his employer, A.C. Johnstone, describing business in Cuba.

Dates: 1815

Matanzas-Sabanilla Railway Extension Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0405
Abstract

Cuban manuscripts from 1843 documenting the negotiations for the construction of the Matanzas-Sabanilla railway extension passing through important sugar refineries in Cuba.

Dates: 1843 February-August