Graphic art posters in physical and digital form by Alejandro Rodríguez Fornés, known as Alucho. The theme of the posters is primarily film-related and include commemorative posters for Cuban films and or for film festivals. Many are signed by the artist.
Includes newspaper clippings, photographs of and correspondence with committee members and politicians, and a scrapbook, all concerning the activities of the Baltimore Woman's Committee in Maryland, also referred to as the Baltimore Women's Committee for Cuban Freedom.
Four separate letters directed to Catholic Priests in various localities in Cuba asking for the Baptism of children of enslaved individuals. One letter asks for Baptism from an emancipated man by the direction of Public Works for the state. Translations provided.
Includes printed and manuscript material written in Spanish and originating from Spain and Spanish-speaking countries in North America and South America. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point. This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed at this time.
This is an artificial collection of various collected manuscripts relating to Cuban culture.
Three page document written in Havana, Cuba concerning the Vice Consul of the United States in Trinidad.
Posters, from 1962 to 2018, of feature films, documentaries, animated films, film events, and others that were produced in Cuba by Cuban artists. Posters were primarily created by using a silk screen process and were made for both Cuban and non-Cuban films.
"Dale Lengua", a Cuban popular expression, is a series of 40 seriagraphs, including one by Alucho, one by Alucho in collaboration with emerging female designer Alicia Fundora Rangel, and several by other designers. Collection contains an accompanying Arte journal issue containing information about this important limited edition commissioned for the Havana Bienal (International Biennial Art Fair).
Two page document written in Spanish of an agreement to purchase two enslaved persons in the colony of Peru in 1561. Included in the agreement are illustrations of the unique identifying brands on the legs of the two individuals.
This collection consists of two boxes of material created and collected by Judith Ewell, a professor of History at the College of William and Mary between 1971 and 2004. It includes papers Ewell wrote in college and graduate school; conference papers and programs; teaching materials from her year as a Fulbright Lecturer in Venezuela; correspondence about her publications; and contracts and other administrative material regarding her appointments at William and Mary.
This collection consists of nine teacher class books (8.75" x 5") kept by Fisher for French, German, Spanish, Latin, and History classes. These are not William & Mary class books.
Collection of 24 posters created for Cuban films that were started but not finished and released to the public. The curators of these posters, along with another collection, Final Scenes a tribute to Tomas Gutierrez Alea, were Agapito Martinez and Eduardo Marin. A digital link of the posters for both collections is provided along with this collection. The link provides robust detail regarding the descriptions, translations, and citations for each poster.
A 52 page stenographic transcript of an interview given by Ernesto "Che" Guevara in front of television and radio of a program called "Cadena de la Liberad." The front of the transcript is stamped with an ink seal from the "Oficinas Primer Minestro- Dpto. de Divulgacion". Translated, this is the Office of the Prime Minister- Office of Disclosure. At the time of this interview, Guevara was the President of the National Bank of Cuba and was introduced as such.
Four letters addressed to the Capitan General de la Isla de Cuba from the consulate in Jamaica. They were written by consular officers Antonio Brosa and Carlos Duquesnay. Brosa and Duquesnay report on "disorder" and "disruptions" they attribute to enslaved people and "los emancipados."
A six page letter including a preliminary estate inventory from Juan Tomás Mejía, a Dominican friar. In the letter, Mejía requests that he be granted a license to make an official inventory of the estate of his late sister, María de Buitrón y Mujica, who owned property in Mexico City, as well as in Guanajuato. Included in the preliminary inventory are the names and ages of three people enslaved, Magdalena, Petrona, and Nicolás.