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Caribbean and South American Ephemera Collection

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Administrative Information

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Haiti

Haiti: Newspapers

Haiti: Newspapers and Magazines

Oversized Materials

Jamaica

Dominican Republic

Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago: Bamboo Souvenir Map Tray

Grenada

Brazil

The Bahamas

Curaçao

Cuba

Puerto Rico

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Trinidad - Newspapers

Haiti - Newspapers

Case 5

Panama



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Caribbean and South American Ephemera Collection | University of Miami Special Collections

By Tiffany Saulter and Beatrice Skokan

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Collection Overview

Title: Caribbean and South American Ephemera CollectionAdd to your cart.

ID: ASM0001

Extent: 19.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 09/12/2013

Languages: French, English, Spanish;Castilian, Portuguese

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection of fragmentary texts and images documents cultural expressions from the Caribbean and South America. The items consist of many of the transistory materials grouped under ephemera such as posters, postcards, leaflets, tracts, special editions, programs and menus published in countries such as the Bahamas, Brasil, Cuba, Curaçao Grenada, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Acquisition Method: CAAD Items purchased with the support of the Florida Blue Cross Blue Shield Grant Summer 2013.

Related Materials:

American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born records, 1968-1992.

Caribbean Documents collection, 1699-1959.

Latin American and Caribbean Photograph collection, 1901-1950.

For more information please see http://merrick.library.miami.edu/specialCollections/asm0570/.

Preferred Citation: Caribbean and South American Ephemera Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: Arranged by Tiffany Saulter under the supervision of Beatrice Skokan.

Finding Aid Revision History: Revised by Beatrice Skokan, March 2012.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Box 1: Haiti],
[Box 2: Haiti: Newspapers, 1992, 2006-2010],
[Box 3: Haiti: Newspapers and Magazines, 1950, 2011],
[Box 4: Oversized Materials],
[Box 5: Jamaica],
[Box 6: Dominican Republic],
[Box 7: Trinidad and Tobago],
[Box 8: Trinidad and Tobago: Bamboo Souvenir Map Tray],
[Box 9: Grenada],
[Box 10: Brazil],
[Box 11: The Bahamas],
[Box 12: Curaçao],
[Box 13: Cuba],
[Box 14: Puerto Rico],
[Box 15: Miscellaneous],
[Box 16: Newspapers],
[Box 17: Trinidad - Newspapers],
[Box 18: Haiti - Newspapers],
[Case 5],
[Box 19: Panama],
[All]

Case 5Add to your cart.
Drawer 4Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Driving and Cycling Road Map of the Bermuda Islands, 1911Add to your cart.
"Specially compiled for the Royal Gazette Co., Ltd. A large two-color folding map...with charming scene of a carriage and a bicyclist sharing a Bermuda road." -- Descriptions from Black Swan Books, bookseller.
Drawer 12: 5 National Heroes of Trinidad and Tobago:Add to your cart.
Brief biographies of C.L.R. James: a Marxist national who was instrumental in awakening the political consciousness of African peoples, Winnifred Atwell: A musician who provided a new method of piano playing and gave a command performance for the QUeen of England, Dr Sylvan Bowles: one of three colored graduates among a dental school class of 273 who began a scholarship fund for Trinidadians, Lennox Joseph Pawan: a physican who developed a vaccine for rabies and Michel Jean Cazabon: a painter whose work was purchased by the government and whose depictions of the island are among the first documentations of Trinidad

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Haiti],
[Box 2: Haiti: Newspapers, 1992, 2006-2010],
[Box 3: Haiti: Newspapers and Magazines, 1950, 2011],
[Box 4: Oversized Materials],
[Box 5: Jamaica],
[Box 6: Dominican Republic],
[Box 7: Trinidad and Tobago],
[Box 8: Trinidad and Tobago: Bamboo Souvenir Map Tray],
[Box 9: Grenada],
[Box 10: Brazil],
[Box 11: The Bahamas],
[Box 12: Curaçao],
[Box 13: Cuba],
[Box 14: Puerto Rico],
[Box 15: Miscellaneous],
[Box 16: Newspapers],
[Box 17: Trinidad - Newspapers],
[Box 18: Haiti - Newspapers],
[Case 5],
[Box 19: Panama],
[All]



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