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February 2003
240 pages  

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The Archives of Cuba/Los archivos de Cuba
Pérez, Louis , Scott, Rebecca
This is an invaluable comprehensive guide to the archival holdings and manuscript collections located in depositories throughout Cuba.

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Louis A. Pérez is the J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Rebecca J. Scott is Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History & Professor of Law at the University of Michigan.
"For the first time we have a good sense of what is available in Cuban archives and libraries and of the richness of their collections. This is a superb research tool that will be heavily used."—Alejandro de la Fuentes, University of Pittsburgh

“[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, Fall 2002

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Pitt Latin American Series
Latin America/History

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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