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Amelia Peláez and Lydia Cabrera en route to Europe aboard the Majestic Monaco, 1930
Amelia Peláez and Lydia Cabrera en route to Europe aboard the Majestic Monaco, 1930 (See original)

Spring 2022 Update

The Cuban Heritage Collection Reading Room is open for in-person research Monday – Friday by advance booking and seat reservation. Please see below for instructions on how to make an appointment.

For University of Miami students, faculty, and staff with a Cane ID: Please use the following link to book an appointment at least seven days prior to your visit. At the time of booking your appointment please also request the CHC materials to be consulted via our AEON system (to create an Aeon account, click here https://aeon.library.miami.edu/aeon/FirstTime.html). Once the appointment has been booked and materials requested via Aeon, kindly email chc@miami.edu to confirm that we have received and approved your request and if you have any questions about your visit.

For external patrons, researchers, and visiting scholars without a University of Miami Cane ID: email chc@miami.edu with your preferred appointment date and time at least seven days prior to your visit. Please request the CHC materials to be consulted via our AEON system (to create an Aeon account, click here https://aeon.library.miami.edu/aeon/FirstTime.html). We will confirm that we have received your request and provide further instructions on your visit.

 
The following resources can be consulted for help with research:

Our digital collections can be accessed here:  https://www.library.miami.edu/chc/digitalcollections.html

CHC archives finding aids can be searched here: https://www.library.miami.edu/chc/archivalmaterials.html

Some Library research guides are available here: https://sp.library.miami.edu/subjects/collection.php?d=CHC

Information on CHC virtual programming and events can be found here: https://www.library.miami.edu/chc/index.html

The University of Miami Libraries catalog contains many e-books and journals accessible to those with a UM Cane ID, here: https://www.library.miami.edu/

More general remote services offered by UM Libraries as a whole can be found here:
https://www.library.miami.edu/about/remote-services.html

To request help with research, instruction sessions, or if you have any other inquiries for the Cuban Heritage Collection faculty and staff, please email us at chc@miami.edu

You can also follow the CHC on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter which are routinely updated.
https://www.facebook.com/umchc/
https://www.instagram.com/umchc/?hl=en
https://twitter.com/umchc?lang=en