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MS Span 170

Houghton Library, collector. Houghton Library collection of Cuban slavery documents: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b, pf
Call No.: MS Span 170
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Houghton Library, collector.
Title: Houghton Library collection of Cuban slavery documents,
Date(s): 1800-1896
Quantity: .1 linear foot (1 box)
Language of materials: Spanish
Abstract: Documents concerning slaves, slavery, black Cubans, and related economic factors collected by the Houghton Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2014M-82-84, -90-95. Purchased with funds from the Thomas W. Streeter Fund and the Bennett Hubbard Nash Fund.
2015M-148-151. Purchased, 2016 April 22.
2016M-95. Purchased with funds from the Treat fund and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 2017 March 22.
2018M-16. Purchased via Lynn Shirey, Widener Library, 2017 July 12.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Melanie Wisner.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Houghton Library Collection of Cuban Slavery Documents (MS Span 170). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

For related material, see MS Span 171, the Andrzej Henryk Wojcik collection of documents relating to slavery in Cuba.


Arranged by date of acquisition (in accession number order), then chronologically.

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