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Caribbean and South American Ephemera Collection

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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


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]

Box 19: PanamaAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Photos From a Trip to Panama, 1906Add to your cart.
Item 1: Looking North in Culebra Cut, PanamaAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Interior Fort Lorenzo, Mouth of Chagres RiverAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Getting Ready: Empire, PanamaAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Crossing Chagres River, PanamaAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Ditch at Cut: Colon, PanamaAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Row of American Steam Shovels Ready for Work: Empire, PanamaAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Steam Shovel in Cut: Bas Obispo, PanamaAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Travel to PanamaAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Postcard: The statue of Vasco Nuñez de BalboaAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Postcard: The Cristo Rey Church, Bella VistaAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Pamphlet: Panama and Panama Canal. The Year-Round Resort. Sunshine-Joy-Achievement. The Greatest GatewayAdd to your cart.
"Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, color centerfold map, 11pp, 9 x 4 inches unfolding to 9 x 8 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers. Covers lightly worn; very good condition. Attractive cover illustrations. Centerfold world map 'God's Handiwork in Placing Panama at the Central Point of the World's Business' showing all shipping routes funneling through the canal." -oldimprints.com
Item 4: Map: Pictorial Map of Historic Panama, ca. 1940sAdd to your cart.
"Leong, Ting (?) (illus). Color pictorial/pictographic map, 11 1/2 x 17 on sheet 12 1/2 x 18 folding to pamphlet mailer 9 x 4 1/4 inches. Text and map of canal zone on verso. Address filled in on verso of mailer, very good condition. No date. Early 1940s. 'A Personnel Service from Hq. Sixth Air Force.' The brief history concludes: 'Today the spotlight of history is once more focused on the Isthmus of Panama. Now, thanks to the diligence and ingenuity of other Americans, it can be a major highway on the road to Japan. V-J Day will come sooner because the United States completed the Panama Canal.'" -oldimprints.com
Item 5: Map: Bird's Eye View of the Panama Canal and Map of Panama, ca. 1910Add to your cart.
" I.L. Maduro, Jr. Panama. Ca. 1910. Color folding map on sheet 18 x 24 inches folding as issues into 9 x 4 1/4 inch color pictorial stiff card folder, black and white photo illustrations and text on verso. Light wear to covers, small pencil mark on front cover, 1/2 inch tear to left upper edge (outside map area); very good condition. Map features a chart of Excavations made by the U.S. Government and by the French, plus a map of Panama and information on the Republic of Panama. The verso of map includes eleven numbered panels with information on the Cities along the Canal, the Panama Canal, the Gatun Dam, the Spillway, the Culebra Cut and the Locks. The inside back cover features Canal Statistics." -oldimprints.com
Item 6: Pamphlet: Panama. Colon., ca. 1928Add to your cart.
"Panama Tourist's Bureau. Panama. No date. Ca. 1928. Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, 24pp, 8 x 6 inches folding to 8 x 4 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers. The front cover is lightly soiled and has a v-shaped tear to the lower text border and a one inch split to the lower spine; interior and back cover in good to very good condition. A detailed look in text and image at the attractions of Panama and Colon, with colorful illustrations on the front and back covers, information on 'What Panama Offers the Tourist' and numerous city views, Statistics of the Panama Canal, etc." -oldimprints.com
Item 7: Map: The Panama Canal as seen by Charles H. Owens of the Los Angeles Times Art Staff from a Special Military Airplane, 1953Add to your cart.
"Owens, Charles H. Black and white pictorial map, sheet size 14 1/2 x 22 inches, folded as issued to 7 1/4 x 11 inches. Very good condition; light edge wear, small spot upper right of image. 7465th Au Engr. Corozal, Belize. Reprinted 6-1953. 'Mr. Owens was the first civilian artist to fly over the Canal Zone. This bird's-eye view of the big canal, with its inserted sketches of the locks and interesting canal zone scenes is the result.' An extremely detailed and absolutely fascinating bird's eye view map of the Panama Canal area, with many inset details of the workings of the canal and local sights. Clearly the accuracy of the map was deemed an important selling point as the endorsement from George W. Goethals the Consulting Engineer on the Canal suggests." -oldimprints.com
Item 8: Postcard: Panama Canal "Meeting of the Atlantic and Pacific, the Kiss of the Ocean", 1915Add to your cart.

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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