The Archives of Cuba

The Archives of Cuba

by Louis Perez
     
 

The Archives of Cuba/Los archivos de Cuba is the first comprehensive guide to the archival holdings and manuscript collections located throughout the fourteen provinces of Cuba, and each is identified with its local address. The collections hold a vast assortment of research materials from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries. Records encompass

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The Archives of Cuba/Los archivos de Cuba is the first comprehensive guide to the archival holdings and manuscript collections located throughout the fourteen provinces of Cuba, and each is identified with its local address. The collections hold a vast assortment of research materials from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries. Records encompass family papers, government documents, parish collections, notary records, corporate papers, archives of private associations, personal collections, and much more. Sites listed include the Archivo Nacional, the Biblioteca Nacional José Martí, provincial archives, municipal archives and museums, parish archives, cemetery archives, and many others. The volume also provides a general descriptive inventory of each archival holding and manuscript collection. It is an indispensable reference tool for anyone conducting research on Cuban history or culture.

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“[Perez and Scott] have contributed greatly toward revealing the wonderful documentary resources in various Cuban archives. . . . Strongly recommended for researchers and librarians.”
—Colonial Latin American Historical Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822941958
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
Pitt Latin American Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

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