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ASM0001 Caribbean and South American Ephemera collection
The collection of fragmentary texts and images documents cultural expressions from the Caribbean and South America. The items consist of many of the transistory materials grouped under ephemera such as posters, postcards, leaflets, tracts, special editions, programs and menus published in countries such as the Bahamas, Brasil, Cuba, CuraƧao Grenada, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago.
ASM0344 Caribbean Diaspora Oral History collection, 2015-2016

Thanks to a grant sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, The Florida Council of Arts and Culture  and the State of Florida, The University of Miami Special Collections conducted interviews with individual of Caribbean ancestry now living in Florida.

The Caribbean Diaspora Oral History Collection documents and makes accessible the contributions of people of Caribbean ancestry who share stories of migration to the United States and the challenges inherent in such displacements. The 20 interviewees are from various countries from the Caribbean basin such as as Columbia, Cuba, Ecuador, Haiti, Jamaica, Nicaragua, and Puerto Rico.

ASM0570 Caribbean Documents collection, 1699-1959
The collection consists of correspondence and documents (ex. property transactions including slave registers) from the various islands of the Caribbean such as Jamaica, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Christopher, Trinidad and Tobago from the 16th to the 19th century. The collection is further enhanced by the acquisition of antique maps from cartographers such as Linschoten and Sanson.



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