Collection ASM0241 - Papal Visit collection

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Papal Visit collection


  • 1987 (Creation)


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This collection contains materials documenting Pope John Paul II's visit to Miami, September 10-11, 1987. It includes photographs, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, special edition periodicals, and posters. The collection was compiled with donations from various people working at the University of Miami's Otto G. Richter Library. The photographs in this collection were taken by members of the Otto G. Richter Library staff during the Papal visit. They were donated by Georgina Golik, Ana Rosa Núñez, and Blanca Herrera Torres.

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The 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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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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Gift of various Otto G. Richter Library staff, 1987.

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The Pope: Journey to America. (1987). New York, NY: Beekman House.

The Pope in America : a pictorial record.Secaucus, N.J. : Chartwell Books, 1979.

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On September 10, 1987, Pope John Paul II began a nine-city tour of the United States in Miami, Florida. He was welcomed by a group of 4,500 political and religious dignitaries led by President Ronald Reagan. His visit to Miami included a parade down Biscayne Boulevard on the evening of Thursday, September 10 and a morning, outdoor Mass at Tamiami Park on Friday, September 11, 1987.

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