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I. From Conqueror to Castro (1512-1959)

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 Items included in physical and online exhibits 

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CASE I: From Conqueror to Castro (1512-1959)

 

POSTER #1
Introduction to the Physical Exhibit
Something about Cuba is an exhibit of books and other library material at the University of Minnesota Libraries highlighting its collections on Cuban history, literature, and music from 1512 to the present. It was on display Fall semester 2015 in two exhibit cases in the basement level of Wilson Library, University of Minnesota. The exhibit case in the Periodicals Collection area, “Case I. From Conqueror to Castro (1512-1959),” displays material on Cuba before the 1959 Revolution, and the exhibit case in the Government Publications Library, “Case II. Revolutionary Cuba (Cuba after 1959),” displays material on Cuba after the establishment of the Cuban Revolutionary Government.

           
CASE 1 Poster 1 (1512-1959) FROM CONQUEROR TO CASTRO

(1512-1800)  Conquest, Economic Development, and Enlightenment (1512-1800)           

Image Sources:

Le grand atlas, ou cosmographie Blauiane en laquelle est exactement descritte la terre, la mer, et le ciel. Uniform Title: Atlas maior. Created by Joan Bleau (1596-1673), printing in Amsterdam in 1667.
Note: Map of Cuba appears between pages 83 - 84. 
James Ford Bell Library Bell 1667 oBl v.12
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:bell:UMN_ALMA21500317230001701

Copia de la real cedula de Su Magestad, expedida para que en la ciudad de San Christoval de la Habana se forme una Compañia, à cuyo cargo estè la conduccion de tabacos, azucar, corambres, y otros frutos de la isla de Cuba, con la direccion, reglas, exempciones, y obligaciones que se expressan. Spain. Sovereign (1700-1746: Philip V) En Madrid: En la imprenta de Antonio Sanz ... 1740
Wilson Library, James Ford Bell Library collection: Bell 1740 sPS
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:default_scope:UMN_ALMA21463969830001701

Salas: Un Barroco Cubano Del Siglo XVIII.
Translated title: Cuban baroque music of the 18th century
Esteban Salas 1725-1803.; María Felicia Pérez 1951-; Exaudi Chamber Choir,
Place of publication not identified: Milan ℗1996
Music Library Close-Stacks CD-7764 (non-circulating)
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:default_scope:UMN_ALMA21495019310001701

 

(1800-1878)  Awakening of Cubanness

Image Sources:

Landaluze, Victor (artist). Corte de cana, 1874. [image of painting] Victor Patricio (Landaluze Bilbao, Espana 1830 – La Habana 1889). Oleo sobre tela: 51x 61cm. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana, Cuba.
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Victor_Patricio_-_Corte_de_Cana,_1874.jpg

Patricio Landaluze. Pintura española y cubana y litografías y grabados cubanos del siglo XIX (Madrid, 1983)
Wilson Library Quarto ND807 .P58 1983.
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:default_scope:UMN_ALMA21462847200001701

Informe de don Francisco de Arango al sr. d. Rafael Gomez Roubaud, superintendente director general de tabacos en la isla de Cuba, sobre los males y remedios que en ella tiene este ramo: escrito en 1805.  Francisco de Arango y Parreño 1765-1837.  Habana: Oficina nueva de Arazoza y Soler 1812.
Wilson Library Bell (1812 Ar)
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:default_scope:UMN_ALMA21462046430001701

José Antonio Saco, Papeles políticos sobre Cuba (Miami, 2001).
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21518094260001701

Carlos Márquez Sterling, Historia de Cuba (New York, 1969).
Wilson Library 972.91 M3478
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21372784810001701

Books on display:

Historia de las Indias. Biblioteca americana (Mexico) Serie de cronistas de Indias ; 15-17.
Bartolomé de las Casas 1484-1566.; Lewis Hanke. México: Fondo de Cultura Económica 1951
Wilson Library General Collection (973.16 C26h) Displayed: vol. 2, pp. 522-24.
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21461063290001701

Obra poética (series: Biblioteca de literatura cubana). José María Heredia 1803-1839.; Ángel Augier 1910-2010.
La Habana, Cuba: Letras Cubanas ©2003
Wilson Library General Collection PQ7389.H3 A17 2003 http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21496188990001701

 

           
CASE I POSTER #2 (1878-1898) Variants of Cubanness 

Image Sources:

Monument to José Martí in Central Park, New York City. Photograph of the statue sculpted in 1959 by Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington (USA 1876-1973) - Gift of the artist to the Cuban government
Retrieved from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:JoseMartiStatue-CentralParkNY.jpg

Antonio Maceo Grajales, second-in-command of the Cuban army of independence [photo].
Retrieved from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Maceo_Grajales#/media/File:Antonio_Maceo.jpg
“First appeared in Photographic History of the Spanish-American War, New York: Pearson Pub. Co., 1898.”
http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/maceo.html

Discursos y escritos: selección. Rafael Montoro 1852-1933.; José Manuel Hernández; Rafael E Tarragó (Rafael Emilio), 1951- Ed. facsimilar.. Miami: Editorial Cubana 2000
Wilson Library General Collection (F1783 .M66x 2000)
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21384485560001701

 

(1898-1902)  United States Intervention

Image Sources:

Photograph of the Sunken USS Maine. Source: Library of Congress: Restos del U.S.S. Maine, Habana
Digital ID: (color film copy transparency) cph 3g03933. Reproduction Number: LC-USZC4-3933 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ62-128771 (b&w film copy neg.) Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.
Retrieved from: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g03933

Messages of the President ...: on the relations of the United States to Spain, and also transmitting consular correspondence respecting the condition of the reconcentrados in Cuba, the state of the war in that island and the prospects of the projected autonomy. United States. President (1897-1901: McKinley)
Washington: Gov't print. Office 1898
Wilson Library General Collection (973.89 Un33 http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21311745840001701

 

Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. U.S. Marine Corps. (09/18/1947 - ) Destruction of Admiral Cervera's Spanish Fleet off Santiago de Cuba. 1898. Copy of lithograph published by Kurz & Allison, 1898., 1927 – 1981. Source: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
(National Archives Identifier: 532396) NAIL Control Number: NWDNS-127-N-302102
Retrieved from: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Destruction_of_Admiral_Cervera%27s_Spanish_Fleet_off_Santiago_de_Cuba._1898._Copy_of_lithograph_published_by_Kurz_%26_Al_-_NARA_-_532570.tif

Books on display

Por Cuba libre: Homenaje de la Ciudad de la Habana al gran cubano en el centenario de su nacimiento, 1854-12 de julio-1954. Juan Gualberto Gómez 1854-1933.; Emilio Roig de Leuchsenring 1889-1964.; Havana. Oficina del Historiador de la Ciudad. Habana: Oficina del Historiado de la Ciudad 1954.
Wilson Library General Collection 972.91 G578 http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21518094260001701

[English] Translation of the proposed constitution for Cuba, the official acceptance of the Platt Amendment, and the electoral law. Uniform Title: Constitución (1901). Author/Creator: Cuba. United States. Division of Insular Affairs.
Washington : G.P.O., 1901.
 Law Library   General Collection   KGN2914 .Z8 1901x
Online access: Law Library Microform Consortium 
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA51558617990001701

 

CASE I POSTER #3 (1902-1940) The First Republic of Cuba

Image Sources:

Mapa de Cuba. Dolph Map Company. Fort Lauderdale 1970.
Wilson Library Borchert Map (Thematic Maps) G4920 [1970] .D6
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:default_scope:UMN_ALMA21472874930001701

El Capitolio (Havana Congress Building) [image] Source: Wikimedia.
Retrieved from: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:El_Capitolio_24_January_2008.jpg

Takethemud https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Takethemud (photographer). University of Havana, May 2006.
Retrieved from: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:University_of_Havana.JPG  

Alejandro García Caturla. María Antonieta Henríquez. Ciudad de La Habana: Ediciones Unión ©1998
Wilson Library General Collection ML410.G167 H4x 1998 http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21433913370001701

 

Books on display under this poster:

Generales y doctores (novela). Carlos Loveira 1882-1928. La. Habana: Sociedad editorial Cuba contemporánea 1920.
Wilson Library General Collection (867.8L941 OG)
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:default_scope:UMN_ALMA21400896500001701

El son entero: suma poética, 1929-1946: con una carta de D. Miguel de Unamuno, texto musicales de Eliseo y Emilio Grenet, Alejandro García Caturla y Silverstre Revueltas. Colección Mirto. Nicolás Guillén 1902-1989.
Buenos Aires: Editorial Pleamar ©1947
Wilson Library General Collection 867.8G945 OSo
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:default_scope:UMN_ALMA21411761300001701

 

CASE I POSTER #4 (1940-1958) The Second Republic of Cuba              

Image Sources:

Constitución de la república de Cuba: texto publicado en la ""Gaceta oficial"" numero 464, de 8 de julio de 1940: publicacioón autorizada por el gobierno. Cuba. La Habana: J. Montero 1940.
Law Library General Collection KGN2914 1940 .A6 1940x
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:default_scope:UMN_ALMA21442507790001701

Hotel Nacional in Havana [photograph]
Deutsch: Havanna; Hotel Nacional 1973 Im Hintergrund die Bucht von Havanna, vorne links am Hotel die Uferstraße Malecon, hinten im Dunst die Hafeneinfahrt und das Castillo del Morro, Blickrichtung: Osten.
Retrieved from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Havana_Conference#/media/File:Havanna_Hotel_Nacional_1973_PD_1.jpg

Pérez Prado Composer Dámaso Pérez Prado, inventor of the dance called “mambo.”
Image: Triumph of the Rumba. “Triumph of the Rumba,” by painter Eduardo Abela, in
The National Museum of Cuba, painting: the Fayum portrait, Western European painting, Cuban painting
Museo Nacional de Cuba.; Miguel Luis Núñez; Jorge Rigol. Havana: Letras Cubanas ©1978.
Wilson Library General Collection (Quarto ND450 .H3913x 1978)"
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21326608770001701

Wifredo Lam in North America. Curtis L Carter; Jerome Fortier; Lowery Stokes Sims; Dawn Ades; Valerie J Fletcher; Edward Lucie-Smith; Lou Lourin-Lam; Marquette University.; Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art.
Milwaukee, Wis.: Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University ©2007.
Wilson Library General Collection (ND305.L3 A4 2007)
http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21522816900001701

Man Ray, photographer. Portrait of Wifredo Lam [image of photograph]
Retrieved from: http://www.artelatinoamericanoparis.com/wifredo-lam.html                
           
Books on display under this poster:

La expresión americana. Colección Letras de América; 15. José Lezama Lima Santiago Del. Chile: Editorial Universitaria 1969
Wilson Library General Collection 980 L599 http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21463931490001701

Origenes: edicion multimedia. Colección Hitos. La. Habana, Cuba: Cubarte 2010
Wilson Library General Collection PQ7382.5 .O65 2010 http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21380109850001701

Celia: My Life (New York, 2004) Celia Cruz; Ana Cristina Reymundo 1st ed. New York: Rayo ©2004
Music Library General Collection (ML420.C957 A3 2004) http://primo.lib.umn.edu/TWINCITIES:mncat_discovery:UMN_ALMA21375806630001701