Register of the Cuban Subject Collection, 1932-2004

Processed by David Jacobs; machine-readable finding aid created by James Lake
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
© 1998
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Cuban Subject Collection, 1932-2004

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email:
Processed by:
David Jacobs
Date Completed:
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Cuban Subject Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1932-2004
Collection number: XX805
Collection Size: 5 manuscript boxes, 5 phonorecords, 3 videotape cassettes, 4 phonotape cassettes (3.3 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Serial issues, pamphlets, leaflets, bulletins, speeches, newsletters, reports, and sound recordings, relating to political, social and economic conditions in Cuba, Cuban foreign relations, and the status of civil liberties in Cuba, primarily in the period since the revolution of 1959.
Language: Spanish and English.

Administrative Information


Collection is open for research.
The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Cuban subject collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.


Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Access Points

Cuba--Politics and government.
Cuba--Economic conditions.
Cuba--Social conditions.
Cuba--Foreign relations.
Civil rights--Cuba.
Video tapes.

Series Description

Boxes 1-2

SUBJECT FILE, 1936-1994.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, speeches, newletters, indexes, serial issues, statistics, memorandum, report, press release, atlas, brochure, article and clipping, primarily concerning political and economic conditions, foreign policy issues and human rights
Record cabinet, Tape cabinet


Scope and Content Note

Phonorecords of songs and speeches, and two videotapes concerning political figures and human rights

Container List


SUBJECT FILE, 1936-1994

Box 1, Folder 1

General. Pamphlets concerning Jose Marti and Maximo Gomez, 1974-1978

Folder 2

1933-1959. Indexes, newsletters and newspaper, 1936-1976. Includes official announcements from government of Fulgencio Batista



Folder 3-4

General. Atlas, pamphlets and booklet, primarily concerning political, judicial and foreign policy issues. Includes material on Cuban literature

Folder 5

Castro, Fidel. Paper and speeches, 1962-1989. Includes analysis by Maurice Halperin



Box 2, Folder 1

Analyses. Pamphlets, 1970-1972, and transcript of speech by Paul Baran, n.d.

Folder 2

Statistics. Economic data published by government, 1985

Folder 3

Exile groups. Pamphlets and newsletter, 1960-1961. Includes material from Defensa Institucional Cubana and the Frente Revolucionario Democratico

Folder 4

Granada. Pamphlet containing Cuban declarations about government of Maurice Bishop, 1983

Folder 5

Guevara, Ernesto "Che." Speech and serial issue containing biography, 1964-1994

Folder 6

Human rights. Memorandum, report, press release, statement, pamphlet and clipping, 1978-1994. Includes material from Amnesty International

Folder 7

Partido Comunista de Cuba. Pamphlets and brochure, 1975-1987. Includes party platforms, resolutions and history

Folder 8

United States. Pamphlet and article concerning Cuban-American relations, 1977-1984




Phonorecords of songs and speeches

record-cabinet Record cabinet, Folder 1-2

"Discurso Pronunciado por el Companero Lazaro Pena, Secretario General de la CTC en la Constitucion del SINTAE, 6/30/73." Speech, 1973

Folder 3

"Tail of a Tornado - Songs of the New Cuba," performed by Silvio Rodriguez, 1981

Folder 4

"Cuba Va! - Songs of the New Generation of Revolutionary Cuba," 1971

Folder 5

"Che Guevara Speaks - Habla Che Guevara," selected speeches, 1973


Videotapes concerning political figures and human rights issues

tape-cabinet Tape cabinet, Folder 1

"Nobody Listened," directed by Nestor Almendros and Jorge Ulla, 1988

Folder 2

"El Che Vive," documentary about Ernesto "Che" Guevara, 1994

Box: 3-5

Incremental materials

Scope and Content Note

This addition to the collection has not yet been described. Please let the Hoover Institution Archives know if you would like to see this material described.