Cuban Locality Guide (Digital)

The list below is has been compiled through years of research. I add new links as they become available.

  1. Cuban Genealogy Club of Miami Databases: https://cubangenclub.org/cpage.php?pt=6
  2. Cuban Genealogy Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/268579533222473/
  3. Cuba Gen Web Project: http://www.cubagenweb.org  
  4. Mariel Boat Lift Database: http://pubsys.miamiherald.com/cgi-bin/mariel/index
  5. Pedro Pan Database: pubsys.miamiherald.com/cgi-bin/pedropan/search  & http://www.campmatecumbeveterans.com/index.html
  6. Biblioteca Digital Cubana – Cuban Digital Library: http://bibliotecadigitalcubana.blogspot.com/p/blog.html
  7. FIU Cuban & Cuban American Collections: https://specialcollections.fiu.edu/collections/explore-collections/cuban-and-cuban-american-collections
  8. University of Miami Cuban Historical and Literary Manuscript Collection: https://merrick.library.miami.edu/cubanHeritage/manuscript/
  9. Enrique Hurtado de Mendoza Collection of Cuban Genealogy: http://dloc.com/iFiuHurtado
  10. University of Florida – Celebrating Cuba Collection: https://ufdc.ufl.edu/cuba
  11. Holguin Genealogy: http://genealogiaholguinera.blogspot.com/
  12. Digital Library of the Caribbean: http://www.dloc.com/
  13. Hathitrust Digital Library: https://www.hathitrust.org/
  14. de Varona Genealogy: http://www.shorebirdsresearch.com/devarona/im1.html
  15. Historias de familias cubanas, Vol 1 – 9 (Download entire book): https://www.dropbox.com/s/qicy1etn50p3662/Historia%20de%20Familias%20Cubanas%20-%201%20-%206.pdf?dl=0 or https://geneasud.blogspot.com.ar/2017/03/descarga-gratuita-de-historias-de.html
  16. Diario de la Marina (To search, under buscar write what you’re searching for. Under titulo put Diario de la Marina.): http://prensahistorica.mcu.es/es/consulta/busqueda.cmd
  17. Online book archives: archive.org and books.google.com – search using “quotations” ie. “Juan Ponce de Leon” Cuba. There are a lot of books online for researching.
  18. Cuban history books online: http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/cuba-books.htm
  19. Cuban Newspaper El Pilareño (La Habana): http://www.hndm.unam.mx/consulta/busqueda/buscarPorEstado
  20. Yale “Cuba: History & Culture: Digital Collections: https://guides.library.yale.edu/c.php?g=711233&p=5060446
  21. Vanderbilt University “Slave Societies Digital Archive” (Contains ecclesiastical and secular documents from the provinces of Cienfuegos, Havana, Holguín, and Matanzas.): https://www.slavesocieties.org/cuba
  22. British Library Endangered Archives Programme – Slave Records from 1719 – 1918
  23. New Mexico University Spanish Colonial Research Center
  24. Princeton University Digital Archive of Latin America:  https://lae.princeton.edu
  25. Biblioteca Nacional de Cuba José Martí Collections:  http://bnjm.cu/colecciones
  26. University of South Carolina – Census of Cuba Report, 1899:  https://digital.library.sc.edu/collections/report-on-the-census-of-cuba-1899/
  27. Colecciones Digitales de Cuba Photos:  http://iiif.sld.cu
  28. Duke University Digital Collections – Cuba Epherma:  https://repository.duke.edu/dc?f%5Bspatial_facet_sim%5D%5B%5D=Cuba
  29. Tulane University Latin American Special Collection:  https://lal.tulane.edu/collections
  30. Brown University Latin American & Caribbean Studies:  https://libguides.brown.edu/latinamerica/specialcollections
  31. University of North Carolina Latin American and Iberian Studies: https://guides.lib.unc.edu/latin-american-iberian-collections
  32. St. Thomas University Special Collections: https://www.stu.edu/library/archives-exhibits/archives-and-special-collections/
  33. University of Maryland – Cuban Company Records (not digital): https://archives.lib.umd.edu/repositories/2/resources/1020
  34. Trinity University – Ronald Hilton Papers: https://archives.trinity.edu/ronald-hilton-papers-and-audio-materials