Collection ASM0322 - James Baxter collection

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James Baxter collection


  • 1883-1967 (Creation)


1 Box

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The James Baxter collection contains Florida related materials. Included are a deed of sale and title of a house in Flagler; theater publications from the Coconut Grove Playhouse, the Miami Summer Star Theater, and the Dade County Auditorium Playgoer; postcards from Key West, Ft. Lauderdale, Port Everglades, Fort Myers, Palm Beach, and Miami Beach; a series of photographs of historic sites in Florida, largely lighthouses; a 1903 periodical titled "Liberty Boys of '76: The Liberty Boys in Florida, 1903"; an 1883 Vol XIX issue of Dime Beadle's New York Library, subtitled "Alligator Ike; or The Secret of the Everglade. A Tale of the Outlaws of the Okeechobee"; and a photocopy of the latter periodical.

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This collection is open for research.

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James Baxter Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

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  • English

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The following are collections held at the University of Miami Special Collections that pertain to theater and opera performances in the greater Miami area.

ASM0099 Willard Hubbell Papers.

ASM0144 Paul Nagel Collection.

ASM0322 James Baxter Collection.

ASM0376 Samuel Hirsch Papers.

ASM0618 South Florida Playbills Collection.

ASM0628 Civic Theater of Greater Miami Records.

ASM0629 Greater Miami Opera Collection.

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