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LAL01. Latin American Library - Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: LAL01
Holdings of collections of personal or family papers, research papers, course papers, corporate records, and includes some rare print and special topic collections.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charles G. Davis "A Trip to Panama in 1913" Diary

 File
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(49)
Scope and Contents November 22-December 16, 1913.  A personal diary of 100 leaves that chronicles the experiences and reactions of Charles G. Davis, a noted expert on ship construction, during a three week cruise from New York to Jamaica and Panama on the S.S. Carrilo. The diary contains many hand drawn color and black & white illustrations.
Dates: 1913

Cuba Political Propaganda

 Collection
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 89
Scope and Contents 1962-1982.  Collection of 84 pamphlets, clippings, posters, and periodicals from communist Cuba, showing foreign policy and role of Fidel Castro and Che Guevara. Includes issues of Obra Revolucionaria, Trabajo, Bohemia, and Cuba. Also includes a few anti-Castro pamphlets.
Dates: 1962-1982

Cuba will be libre again

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 167-(2)
Scope and Contents Copy of a single page of sheet music for a song about a free Cuba. 1 page
Dates: 1963

Edith Bayne Denègre Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 58
Scope and Contents 1904-1913?. Travel journals and albums of commercial photographs of Edith Bayne Denegre, a native of New Orleans. She describes in some detail her trips to Cuba in 1909 and Panama in 1911, where she visited Col. William Crawford Gorgas and viewed construction of the Canal. Also includes her short history of Mexico written about 1913. 11 pieces; 190 photographs.
Dates: 1904-1913

Mrs. J. Luis Baños Collection of Latin American Sheet Music

 File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 167-(1)
Scope and Contents 1908-1921, 1931. Sheet music of popular songs and scores for piano from Cuba, Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico.
Dates: 1908-1921, 1931

United Fruit Company in Cuba Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 165
Scope and Contents 1926-1972. A collection of correspondence, ephemera, news clippings, and publications related to the presence of the Preston Division of the United Fruit Company in Cuba prior to, during, and just after the Cuban Revolution. Of note is a photocopy of a letter to the wife of President Richard Nixon from Mrs. Henry Gilbert Smith regarding political prisoners in Cuba. Henry Gilbert Smith ran a travel agency in Havana that became instrumental in helping Cuban families send their children out of...
Dates: 1926-1972