The Library has a trial until April 21 of Cuban Culture and Cultural Relations, 1959-: The Vertical Archive of the Casa de las Américas, Part 1: “Casa y Cultura”. According to the publisher, this unique primary source collection consists of about 45,000 searchable documents from the Casa de las Américas in Havana, documenting over 60 years of the culture and cultural relations of Revolutionary Cuba and countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. This archive is organized into 545 folders, covering such diverse materials as articles, newspaper clippings, cable messages, interviews, conference memorabilia, and more, and includes information on such illustrious figures as Miguel Angel Asturias, Alejo Carpentier, Fernando Benitez, Carlos Fuentes, Miguel Otero Silva, Simone de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre, Dario Fo, Mercedes Sosa, and of course, Haydee Santamaria, one of the most renowned women of the Cuban Revolution and the founder and president of Casa da las Américas.
A full description and Table of Contents can be found here: http://www.brill.com/products/online-resources/cuban-culture-and-cultural-relations-1959
Your feedback on this resource is welcome — please send it to Claude Potts, cpotts (at) library.berkeley.edu