Collection ASM0146 - Owre, J. Riis Papers

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Owre, J. Riis Papers



16 Boxes

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This collection features the personal papers, theses, research, teaching materials, and writings of former University of Miami Spanish Language and History Professor, Jacob Riis Owre, who was an integral part of forming the University of Miami's Hispanic-American Studies program in 1937.

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This collection is open for use.

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This collection is kept in an off-campus storage facility. Please contact Special Collections at with the boxes you are interested in prior to your visit, and allow up to 1 week for delivery of materials.

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University of Miami does not own copyright. It is incumbent on the user to obtain copyright from the original creator.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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This collection was donated by J. Riis Owre, a Professor at the University of Miami for Hispanic-American Studies.

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The finding aid was keyed in by Valeria Salvereddy, Student Assistant, and edited by Yvette Yurubi, Archives Assistant, under the supervision of Beatrice Skokan, Manuscripts Librarian, fall 2018.

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