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About Enrique Hurtado de Mendoza Collection of Cuban Genealogy

The Enrique Hurtado de Mendoza Collections is a unique research collection at the Green Library at Florida International University Special Collections and University Archives which includes thousands of books, handwritten and typed letters, photos and other primary documents relating to Cuba and Cuban genealogy, collected over four decades by Felix Enrique Hurtado de Mendoza. The Enrique Hurtado de Mendoza Collection includes rare 17th and 18th century books, long out-of-print publications and periodicals that few, if any, U.S. libraries hold in their catalogs. Additionally, thousands of unpublished family genealogies and manuscripts make this collection particularly significant.

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Using this Collection

There are a number of ways to discover the content within this collection:

  • Use the Directory by Family Name to search or browse the material by family name
  • Use the search option above to search all the metadata for the items
  • Use the Browse By Name as Subject feature to browse all the family names associated with this collection