The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with Cuban government and military officials, some prior to 1959, and with prominent political and literary figures.
The collection also includes manuscripts of an unpublished autobiography and other books, as well as published books and pamphlets written by Batista. Other materials include periodicals and books collected by Batista, some inscribed by the authors, as well as photographs of both personal and official nature, memorabilia, and notes and statistics on social and economic conditions in Cuba during the Batista era.
Series 1: Core Selections from Correspondence and Correspondent Files and Photographs
Series 2: Correspondence and Correspondent Files
Series 3: Works: Manuscripts and Notes
Series 4: Personal Files
Series 5: BAR (“Buró de aclaraciones y respuestas”)
Series 6: Other Documents
Series 7: Photographs