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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


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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]

Box 9: GrenadaAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Travel GuidesAdd to your cart.
"Spice Island of the West"
Folder 2: Political tracts, 1983Add to your cart.

Grenada: Behind Reagan's propaganda victory

"Hands Off Grenada!" by Socialist Action

Folder 3: Spartacus Bay Area FliersAdd to your cart.
Three Bay Area fliers advertising performances by Spartacus, a Grenadian-born poet and musician. Two promoting performances and his album, "Freedom First," and another raising funds for the Navajo tribe.
Folder 4: "U.S. Out of Grenada Now" Button and flyer protestin Reagan' invasion of Grenada, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Miscellaneous Grenada Documents, 1980-1983Add to your cart.
Ephemeral items, with much relating to political instability and the U.S. invasion in the 1980s.
Folder 6: Invitation and Envelope: "You are cordially invited to a reception for the Honorable Joseph Kanute Burke, Consul General for North America from Grenada." San Francisco: US-Grenada Friendship Society, Bay Area Chapter, 1981Add to your cart.
"Four-panel card in orange enveolope, very good, listing sponsors, providing a map and a brief biographical sketch of Burke; laid in is a neatly folded 8.5x11 inch flyer for the showing of a revolutionary Grenadan film at UC Berkeley." -Bolerium
Folder 7: Bumper Sticker: U.S. Out of GrenadaAdd 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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