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Caribbean Documents Collection

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Box 1

Box 2

The Invisible Billionaire typescript

Box 4

Case 12

Diaries

Box 6

La nouvelle Haiti tribune

Maps



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Caribbean Documents Collection, 1542-1959 | University of Miami Special Collections

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Collection Overview

Title: Caribbean Documents Collection, 1542-1959Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: ASM0570

Extent: 8.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Documents, Historical maps, Letters, Property records, Registers (lists), Typescripts

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Caribbean Area - Economic conditions
Caribbean Area - Maps
Ludwig, Daniel Keith, 1897-1992
Shields, Jerry
Slavery - Caribbean Area

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Caribbean Documents Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Related Materials: See also the Caribbean and South American Ephemera Collection (ASM0001), the Historical Documents Collection (ASM0566), the Latin America Documents Collection (ASM460), the Jamaica Manuscripts Collection (ASM0320), and the Florida Documents Collection (ASM0567).

Preferred Citation: Caribbean Documents Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: Box 1 Folders 24-27 added from Historical Documents Collection, May 2011.

Finding Aid Revision History:

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.

Other Note: Container list by Marcia Evanson and Grace Castro.

Container List (PDF): http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/legacy/asm0570CL.pdf


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Sixteen issues of the anti-Duvalier paper published for Haitians in the US

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