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6080. Isle of Pines Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: 6080

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Isle of Pines Collection

Identifier: SPC6080
Scope and Contents Isle of Pines (Isla de la Juventud) is the second-largest Cuban island and lies almost directly south of Havana and Pinar del Río. At the end of the Spanish–American War under the terms of the Treaty of Paris (1898), Spain relinquished all claims to Cuba. The sixth article of the Platt Amendment, which defined the independent Cuba's boundaries left the ownership of the Isle of Pines undetermined. This resulted in competing claims to the island by the United States and Cuba. The U.S....
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014