CHC materials will be available for use in the Cuban Heritage Collection reading room for University of Miami staff, students, and faculty by appointment only on Mondays and Tuesdays beginning in October and until future notice. Book an appointment.
We will continue to provide assistance with reference questions remotely. We will also continue to support the research and teaching needs of UM faculty and students through virtual means. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 305-284-4900.
The Cuban Heritage Collection at the University of Miami Libraries is home to the largest repository of materials on Cuba outside of the island and the most comprehensive collection of resources about Cuban exile history and the global Cuban diaspora experience. As a premier research destination, the Collection hosts researchers, students, and visitors from around the world who can explore and discover a wide and ever-expanding range of information. These materials include published works such as rare and contemporary books, journals, artists books, and newspapers, as well as archival materials including personal papers, organizational records, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, maps, works on paper, audiovisual content, ephemera, and growing born-digital and digitized collections.
The Collection organizes a calendar of events and programing and curates exhibitions that showcase the richness of the repository. The span of the University of Miami Libraries’ Cuban Heritage Collection reinforces the University’s hemispheric mission and commitment to a continuing relationship with its neighbors.
Pluma y Plumero: Palabras y Papeles de Reinaldo Arenas presented by René Cifuentes
November 12, 2020 (Register for webinar)
The Mariel Effect: Social and Racial Tensions in South Florida in the Wake of the Boatlift
(October 15, 2020 – Watch the recording)
The Exile Community Responds: Solidarity and Stigmatization
(September 17, 2020 – Watch the Recording)
The Boatlift Unfolds: Perspectives from Both Sides of the Florida Straits
(August 13, 2020 – Watch the Recording)
Antecedents to the Mariel Boatlift in Cuba and Cuban-America
(July 9, 2020 – Watch the Recording)
Havana 500: Five Centuries of Evolving Urban Codes and Urban Forms
(September 2019 – February 2020)