Collection ASM0325 - Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter records

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ASM0325

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Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter records

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  • 1926-2000 (Creation)
  • 1926-2000 (Creation)

Extent

11 Boxes

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Administrative history

The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) is a lineage-based membership organization of women dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education, and patriotism. D.A.R. chapters are involved in raising funds for local scholarships and educational awards, preserving historical properties and artifacts and promoting patriotism within their communities.

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The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter Records consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, clippings, awards, certificates, yearbooks, periodicals, and other documents pertaining to the chapter, ranging from 1926 to 2000. The scrapbooks document the affairs and activities of the chapter primarily by means of photographs and clippings, but often a contextual or historical narrative is added as well. A few materials, largely yearbooks of other chapters or conference proceedings, not specifically from the Coral Gables chapter are also included.

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The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter Records are divided into three series: I. Topical Files, II. Scrapbooks, and III. Records, Correspondence, and Other Documents.

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This collection is open for research, but is kept in an off campus storage facility. Please allow up to 72 hours for delivery of requested materials.

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Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter Records Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

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  • English

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