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Cuba

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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 Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(25)
Scope and Contents 1930-2000. Color and black and white postcards of early and mid-twentieth century Cuba. Many of the postcards reproduce lithographs of colonial Havana, street scenes, daily life, resorts, hotels, plantations, and the countryside. Portraits are also present, including political figures like Che Guevara and Fidel Castro.
Dates: 1930-2000

Cuba, Territorio Libre de America Photograph Album-Portfolio

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-014
Scope and Contents c. 1961.  A single album collection of 32 gelatin silver prints distributed by the Cuban Ministerio de Industrias.  The aim of the album is to extol the accomplishments of the Cuban Revolution with views of Havana and other Cuban cities, schools, industrialization, agricultural production and armed forces. Captions for each photograph are printed in Spanish, English, and French.
Dates: c. 1961

Cuba War of Independence Chromo Cards

 File
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(40)

Cuban Printed Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera-Collection 139
Scope and Contents 1940, 1998-2000.  An artificial collection of printed ephemera from Cuba. This expanding series is composed of pamphlets, broadsides, announcements, poster, speeches, and other ephemera from and about Cuba. 20 pieces.
Dates: 1940, 1998-2000

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

Gerardo Castellanos García, Letter to Virgil A. Warren

 File — Box 3, Folder: 47
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(47)
Scope and Contents 1939  A single piece of correspondence in which Gerard Castellanos García provides his biography, he describes his historical and newspaper writings, and he writes about his family. Castellanos also discusses his personal philosophy and his views about Cuba. 7pp.
Dates: 1939

Havana, Cuba Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-040
Scope and Contents c. 1890.  An album of 10 leaves containing 12 gelatin silver prints (7" x 9") taken by an unnamed photographer.  As a single work, the album depict some of the perennial Havana sites popular with 19th century photographers. The images include the Prado, El Morro, and the Hotel Inglaterra. Pieced together, the first three images of the album form a panorama of the city from an elevated vantage point across the bay.  Scenes from the waterfront are also present.  Each image is identified by a...
Dates: c. 1890

Joshua W. Reynolds Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-017
Scope and Contents 1877-1898.  A photograph album of 32 leaves containing 116 albumen and gelatin silver prints taken by Captain Joshua W. Reynolds.  The images document different voyages taken by Captain Reynolds in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Most are of Veracruz, Tampico, Havana, and Mexico City. The album includes an early 1877 photograph of the cathedral of Mexico, which includes the Aztec calendar stone. Most of the photographs are identified in Reynolds' own hand.
Dates: 1877 - 1898

Latin America Fotofolio Album

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-004
Scope and Contents 1933.  An album of 100 personal gelatin silver snapshots taken by an unknown traveler in the countries of Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala and Mexico. All photographs are identified.
Dates: 1933

Latin American Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Photograph Collection-39-(13)
Scope and Contents Set of picture postcards in black and white and color, principally of Havana, Cuba, but also of the Canary Islands, Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Taxco, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
Dates: c. 1925

Paul L. Andry Jr. Collection of the Papers of the Moa Bay Mining Company

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 94
Scope and Contents 1957-1958.  A collection of blueprints, letters and notes dealing with design and construction, specifications, and an illustrated newsletters describing the entire operation and totalling 48 pieces.  It all relates to the facilities being built by the Moa Bay Mining Company (a subsidiary of the Cuban American Nickel Company) at Moa Bay, Cuba. The facility was projected to be operational in the summer of 1959 for the mining and concentration of nickel and cobalt.  No indication is given of the...
Dates: 1957-1958

Santiago de Cuba Photograph

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(5)
Scope and Contents 1894. Mounted albumen print (5 3/4" x 7 5/8") of a pier and a steamship in Santiago de Cuba harbor, identified in ink above the print as Santiago de Cuba, December of 1894. On the back written in pencil is "Muella Juragua."
Dates: 1894

Souvenir of Havana Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-013
Scope and Contents c. 1900.  A commercially printed album containing 24 leaves with a single black and white photograph of Havana.  The images include views of architecture, fortifications, people, and the wreckage of the Maine.
Dates: c. 1900

Spanish American War Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-034
Scope and Contents c.1898-1900.  An album of 25 leaves containing 62 black and white photographs probably taken by a U.S. military officer who served during or shortly after the Spanish-American War. The images depict areas in and around San Juan and Ponce, Puerto Rico, Santiago de Cuba, and the Philippines.  They include scenes of rural life in Puerto Rico and the Philippines, Spanish fortifications in Puerto Rico, and views of battlefields and various military facilities. Most of the photographs are identified.
Dates: c. 1898-1900

Spanish-American War Stereograph Collection

 File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Photograph Collection 80-(1)
Scope and Contents 1898-1899.  8 stereograph views of United States troops in Florida preparing to invade Cuba and, after arrival, in Havana and Santiago. Includes images of a cavalry outpost at Santiago, the storming of San Juan Hill, Cuba, the fortification of San Juan, P.R., and North Dakota volunteers quartered in San Antonio church, Philippines.
Dates: 1898-1899

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

Wayne Stoffle Photograph Albums

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-032
Scope and Contents c. 1946.  Seven albums containing 173 gelatin silver photographs (5" x 7") taken by Admiral Wayne Stouffle when active in the United States Navy during his visits to Panama and Guatemala, with a few views of Haiti and Cuba.  The images show scenes or urban and rural life, the life of U.S. naval officers in the Panama Canal Zone, and also of Maya people in Guatemala.
Dates: c. 1946

Zabalo Theatre

 File — Box 2, Folder: 14
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(14)
Scope and Contents 1970-1986. A set of 15 short original plays for children, all but one of which were written in Cuba by Plácido Zabalo. He copyrighted them in the United States after leaving Cuba in 1981. Included is a taped interview of Plácido Zabalo with Thomas Niehaus of Tulane University made in 1986.
Dates: 1970-1986