Collection ASM0012 - Franklin O. Adams papers

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Franklin O. Adams papers


  • 1868-1944 (Creation)


1 box (0.25 linear feet)

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Franklin Oliver Adams was an architect from Tampa, Florida. He was a member of the American Institute of Architects (A.I.A.) and the Florida Association of Architects (F.A.A). Adams served as 2nd Vice-President of the Florida Association of Architects in 1917, then as President of FAA in 1920, 1921 and 1926. He was elevated to Fellow in 1940.

Adams’ Florida designs include Los Robles (Clearwater, 1925), the Hotel San Marco (1927), the H.B. Plant High School (Hillsborough County), the Municipal Auditorium (Hillsborough County) and the Maas Bros. Department Store (Hyde Park).

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The Franklin O. Adams papers consist primarily of speeches and papers delivered to various organizations, such as The Tampa Art Institute (1929), The Florida Federation of Garden Clubs (1930), the Gargoyle Club at the University of Florida School Of Architecture (1938), and the Florida Savings, Building and Loan League (1940).  The papers are arranged in chronological order and also include correspondence.

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This collection is open for research.

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Items from this collection are kept on-campus and may be requested from the first floor Kislak Center in the Otto G. Richter Library at University of Miami.

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Franklin O. Adams Papers Finding Aid© 2007 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Head of Special Collections.

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  • English

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Purchased with funds from the Helen Carmichael Purdy Foundation, 2006.

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May 18, 2018 1:15 PM

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