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Caribbean Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0550
Abstract The collection contains various documents related to Caribbean Island countries (Excluding Cuba and Haiti which have their own separate collections). The collections are comprised of a variety of materials highlighting the history, culture, and study of Caribbean Island countries. These materials have been acquired from various sources over a period of many years, and are grouped together because each acquisition consists of a small number of items (e.g., a single letter, manuscript, or...
Dates: undated

Chinese Indentured Workers in Cuba Contracts

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0359
Abstract The collection houses 52 Cuban contracts spanning from 1861 to 1878 for Chinese indentured workers. The collection also includes one identification card of an enslaved man from Macau, China, and two lists of Chinese laborers sent from China to Cuba. The contracts hail from different parts of Cuba and include personal information about the workers as well as information regarding the conditions of the contract and special provisions. This collection offers a glimpse into the changing nature...
Dates: 1861-1878; Majority of material found within 1868

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

Hart Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 242
Abstract

Correspondence and documents of Florida Governor Ossian B. Hart, his father Isaiah Hart, his wife Catherine Hart, and his sister-in-law Emma Campbell.

Dates: 1838-1914

James David Glunt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 043
Abstract Documents collected by James David Glunt for his dissertation, primarily relating to Florida history in the second Spanish period (1784-1821) and territorial period (1821-1845), particularly plantation slavery. A donation of additional material in 2016 included material on the Bradford family of Tallahassee and papers of George Noble Jones, which appear in Plantation Records from the Papers of George Noble Jones, coedited with U. B. Phillips. The rest of the...
Dates: 1797-1930; Majority of material found within 1820-1880

John T. Foster, Jr. and Sarah Whitmer Foster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0546
Abstract

A collection of research materials and original source materials collected and preserved by John T. Foster Jr. and Sarah Whitmer Foster, especially pertaining to their work on Reconstruction-era Florida and northeast Florida in the 19th century.

Dates: 1866 - 1998

José Antonio Saco Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0388
Abstract

Letters written by the Cuban intellectual José Antonio Saco documenting his abolitionist efforts during his residence in Europe.

Dates: 1837 December-1844 September

Jérémie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 017
Abstract

Records of the jurisdiction of Jérémie in Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti) notarized by more than thirty notaries who operated both in Jérémie and in outlying areas. Also includes records of the civil administration, documents registered with the greffier (registrar), and a small number of ecclesiastical records.

Dates: 1714-1896; Majority of material found within 1770-1804

Latin American Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0551
Abstract The collection contains various documents related to Latin American countries including those in Mexico, South and Central America (Cuba, Haiti, and Caribbean Islands documents can be found in related collections). The collections are comprised of a variety of materials highlighting the history, culture, and study of Latin America. These materials have been acquired from various sources over a period of many years, and are grouped together because each acquisition consists of a small number...
Dates: 1676 - 1978

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