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The Braga Brothers Collection is comprised of records related to trade, manufacture, and cultivation of Cuban sugar. The records begin in the second half of the nineteenth century and end shortly after the nationalization of the Cuban sugar industry by the government of Fidel Castro. As a business archives, the Collection provides information on the manufacture and trade of Cuban sugar and the means by which Cuba's annual sugar harvest was financed and brokered. The collection provides descriptions of the social, political, and economic environment in which Cuban sugar was manufactured. The collection is an important source of data on the international sugar trade and the commercial and financial ties that once bound Cuba and the United States together.
Guide to the Braga Brothers Collection: Due to the large size of the collection, this descriptive guide to the collection has been divided into several pages. A complete directory for all of the series, listed in order by series number, is available online.
Guide to the Braga Brothers Collection (Alternate Full Version): This descriptive guide to the collection is the full version of the guide, displayed as a single page. A complete directory for all of the series, listed in order by series number, is available online.
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