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Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Nineteenth-Century Colonial Cuban Documents Collection

Identifier: MSS 0529

Manuscripts, official documents, decrees, letters, reports and two illustrations documenting the colonial period in Cuba from 1639 to 1896.

Dates: 1639 - 1896

Photographs of Cuban President Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado's Trip to Venezuela and 26 of July Movement Celebrations

Identifier: MSS 0432

Photographs highlighting Cuban President Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado's visit to Venezuela alongside important Cuban cabinet members in June 1960, and other moments of Cuban and Venezuelan relations, including the Venezuelan celebration of the 26 of July Movement in 1960.

Dates: 1959-1960

Public Works of Cuba Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0351

This collection includes photographs and lantern slides depicting public works and landscapes from Cuba. Most of the photographs have the seal of the Gobierno de la República de Cuba, specifically the Secretaría de Obras Públicas.

Dates: 1898-1935; Majority of material found within 1929-1935

Rafael Martínez Pupo Papers Relating to Comandos Mambises

Identifier: MS Group 297
Abstract Rafael Martínez Pupo was a successful business man in Cuba who lost all of his enterprises and belongings when Fidel Castro nationalized private property in 1959. He went into exile to Guatemala. In 1963, the CIA recruited Martínez Pupo to lead a special operations unit of Cuban exiles whose mission was to sabotage strategic targets in Cuba. This unit was known as Comandos Mambises. The collection includes Martínez Pupo's correspondence with Cuban exiles, presidents, news agents, as well as...
Dates: 1959-1984; Majority of material found within 1963-1964

Reina Peñate de Tito Collection

Identifier: MS Group 022
Abstract In 1961, Reina Peñate de Tito joined a counter-revolutionary group that sought to overthrow Fidel Castro. That same year, along with other members of the group, she was arrested. This collection includes testimonials on her experience as a political prisoner as well as copies of the sentence and release documents. The collection also contains one scrapbook with news clippings, photographs, letters, and documents regarding her experience as a political prisoner, and “The Miami Herald”...
Dates: 1961 - 2011

Richard F. Phillips Latin American Postcard Collection

Identifier: MSS 0346

The collection consists of postcards featuring views of various cities and countries throughout Latin America, as well as images of Latin American art.

Dates: approximately 1937-2012

Robert N. Pierce Collection

Identifier: MS Group 235

Newspaper clippings, contents of an official press packet, and photographs from reporter Robert N. Pierce's trip to Cuba shortly after Fidel Castro came to power in 1959.

Dates: 1959

Romero Family Papers Regarding José Martí

Identifier: MS Group 310

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photos, and mementos sent to María Mantilla de Romero regarding her father José Martí.

Dates: 1875-1974; Majority of material found within 1953-1960

Royal Havana Company Collection

Identifier: MS Group 025

Royal Havana Company was a Spanish company based in Havana, Cuba, which specialized in shipbuilding and trading of tobacco and sugar. This collection includes notes about shipments of tobacco, and a letter penned by Martín de Aróstegui, defending his role as president of Royal Havana Company.

Dates: 1749

Spanish-American War Photographs

Identifier: MS 282

Bulk of collection contains images from the Santiago region of Cuba and the Tampa Bay region of Florida during the Spanish-American War.

Dates: 1898