Preferred Citation: Caribbean Documents Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida
Finding Aid Author: Rudo Kemper
Finding Aid Revisions:
Laura Capell, May 2011.
Detailed descriptions of the Slave Registers were added by CAAD Interns Benjamin Morris and Dykisha Potter, under the supervision of Manuscripts Librarian, Beatrice C. Skokan, Sping 2013.<span style="display: none;"> </span>
Other Note: Container list by Marcia Evanson and Grace Castro.
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence and documents (ex. property transactions including slave registers) from the various islands of the Caribbean such as Jamaica, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Christopher, Trinidad and Tobago from the 16th to the 19th century. The collection is further enhanced by the acquisition of antique maps from cartographers such as Linschoten and Sanson.