Recently Added Digital Collections
Below are descriptions and links to the latest 20 collections added to Digital Collections arranged by date.
Scrapbooks, architectural plans and photographs documenting the Woman’s Club of Coconut Grove’s history and activities from 1896 to 1923.
The José Curbelo (1917-2012) papers contain photographs, clippings, copies of advertisements, and promotional materials which primarily document Curbelo’s band and its trajectory in New York during the 1940s.
Twenty-six bound and paginated 16th-century manuscripts describing contemporary conditions and military operations in the Canary Islands, including a series of letters (15 items) and an assortment of other official documents (11 items). Twelve letters bear the imprimatur of King Philip II of Spain.
Correspondence and documentation from the nineteenth century Cuban independence movement, Junta Revolucionaria Cubana [Cuban Revolutionary Committee].
The Carrell: Journal of the Friends of the University of Miami Library was published from 1960 to 1996 to promote Richter Library and its notable special collections. It featured articles, poetry, and artwork by a range of contributors including Clark Mixon Emery , Theodore Bolton, Charlton Tebeau and many others. The entire run of the journal was digitized in 2012 to commemorate Richter’s golden anniversary.
Correspondence, conference papers, reports, photographs and other materials from the 1940s to the 1980s that document Mr. Samet’ s work in community relations with the American Jewish Committee and the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service.
Correspondence, including several letters from Cuban poet and patriot José Martí, photographs, documents, and other materials relating to members of the Bacardí family in Cuba during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Art and ephemera associated with the Cuban tobacco industry, including commercial tobacco packaging labels, cigar trademarks, and cigar bands.
The University Archives has digitized a selection of blueprints and drawings by Architect Phineas Paist and Artist Denman Fink from the original proposal of the new University of Miami campus in 1926.
Correspondence, diaries, reports, and other materials dating from the 1770s through the 1920s that document various aspects of Florida history, life, business, culture, politics, and military affairs, including the Seminole Indian Wars.
Civil war letters written by Calvin Shedd, a Union Army solider from New Hampshire who was stationed in Florida from 1862-1863.
Photographs collected by Ramiro Fernandez that document Cuban life, history, and culture from the 1890s through the 1950s.
Letters exchanged between Virgilio Piñera and Adolfo de Obieta during the 1940s and 1950s, and a copy of Piñera’s play Una caja de zapatos vacía.
Correspondence and business records from 1800-1825 documenting the activities of Edward Spalding, a shipping agent who worked in Cuba in the early nineteenth century.
A selection of photographs of Cuban and Hispanic performing artists in Miami as captured by photographer Asela Torres.
Selected images, programs, and music scores from the papers of Cuban-born conductor Manuel Ochola (1925-2006), founder of the Miami Symphony Orchestra.
Over 1,600 photographs primarily from the 1930s and 1940s that document sanitation and public health projects in Latin America and the Caribbean, showing technical processes and construction sites but also living conditions and scenic views of several countries that include Cuba, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia and Jamaica.
Selected booklets and souvenir albums of Cuba from the end of the 19th century and first half of the 20th century.
Prints and pencil sketches by Theodore Bolton depicting scenes of urban life, including on the train, in a café, at the theatre, and his travels to the Caribbean.
Correspondence, legal and financial documents from the various islands of the Caribbean such as Antigua, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts, St. Christopher, Trinidad and Tobago from the 16th to the 19th century.