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Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Spanish Military Documents Relating to 19th Century Cuba
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8049g507j
Dates:
1845-1976
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
Spanish; Castilian

Abstract

Consists of Spanish legal and military documents relating to the administration of Cuba in the 19th century.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of Spanish legal and military documents concerning the administration of Cuba in the 19th century. Among the subjects covered in the documents are trials of officers and soldiers for corruption, abuse of power, and drunkenness; disciplinary laws and regulations on desertion and the organization of military courts; and salaries, pensions, promotion, and recruitment. There are many printed circulars of orders from Madrid addressed to the general in charge of the island of Cuba.

Arrangement:

The materials in the collection have been arranged by subject (military justice, military organization, and miscellaneous).

Collection History

Acquisition:

Purchased from Libreria Costa in 1986.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Karla J. Vecchia in 2002. Finding aid written by Karla J. Vecchia in 2002.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Spanish Military Documents Relating to 19th Century Cuba; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8049g507j
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184