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Cuban Photograph Collection



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Cuban Photograph Collection | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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Title: Cuban Photograph CollectionAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:circa 1850s-2010s

ID: CHC0329

Extent: 5000.0 Photographs


This collection has been digitized. Photographs with a digital identification number of 1-3874 are arranged physically by the folder title assigned to the photograph during the digitization process. Beginning with photograph with digital identification number 3875, the materials are physically arranged in sequential order according to digital identification number. The digital identification number can be found in the "Digital ID" field in the digitized collection's description box.

Oversize photographs are stored in oversize boxes and stored according to folder title subject and, after digital identification number 4130, sequentially according to digital identification number. Oversize materials are indicated in the "Container Information" field in the digital collection's description box. Two boxes of glass plate negatives are stored in separate boxes. Box Title: Glass Plate Negatives: chc0329004177-chc0329004202. Box Title: Martínez Otero (Photographer) Glass Plate Negatives: chc0329004203.


The Cuban Photograph Collection spans a wide range of topics and time periods related to Cuba and the Cuban diaspora.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Cuban Photograph Collection spans a wide range of topics and time periods related to Cuba and the Cuban diaspora.

Administrative Information

Accruals: The repository continues to add materials to this collection on a regular basis.

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact for more information.

Acquisition Method: The materials in this collection have been acquired through numerous gifts and purchases over time.

Original/Copies Note: This collection has been digitized. For more information please see

Preferred Citation: Cuban Photograph Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid updated by Natalie Baur in December, 2015 to reflect change in physical arrangement of the collection.

Other Note: Sponsor Note: This collection was digitized with a grant from the State of Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Arts Council in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

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