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Newspaper vendor selling Diario de la Marina in Havana
Newspaper vendor selling Diario de la Marina in Havana (See original)

With their deep knowledge about CHC’s holdings and the access tools described below, CHC staff and faculty can help make your research experience more efficient. Please contact us at for assistance with your research.

To discover materials available in the Cuban Heritage Collection, use these search tools:

  • For Digital Collections – materials digitized from our collections or born digital – use the University of Miami Libraries Digital Collections portal.
  • Use the Library Catalog to search for printed or published texts, including books, pamphlets, periodicals (newspapers, magazines, journals, newsletters); government documents; dissertations; electronic resources; and microfilm.
  • Browse or search through our online collection descriptions (finding aids) for archival and manuscript materials, including collections of personal papers, organizational records, and other primary sources such as historical and literary manuscripts, letters, photographs, maps, posters, sound and video recordings, and ephemera.
  • Use our Research Guides to discover additional resources and for subject-based introductions to our holdings across formats.