Name and location of repository
Level of description
Alan Crockwell collection
- 1873-1996 (Creation)
- 1900-1972 (Creation)
Name of creator
Alan Crockwell, a biology teacher at The Carollton School in Coconut Grove, moved from Buffalo to Miami in 1977. Crockwell co-founded the Miami Memorabilia Collector's Club in 1991. He has published numerous articles on Miami history and its collectibles.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Alan Crockwell Collection contains a variety of materials from different sources that document the history of Miami, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, and greater Miami-Dade County. Much of the content is related to Ralph Middleton Munroe and his family. Topically, the papers also address criminal history in Miami-Dade County, historic buildings in Coconut Grove including the Barnacle and the Coconut Grove Library, the history of the University of Miami, and the early settling of Miami-Dade County. The dates of items range from 1873 into the 1970s.
System of arrangement
The Alan Crockwell Collection is arranged into four series: I. Assorted materials, II. Scrapbooks, III. Photograph albums, and IV. Sheriff receipt books. The content of the series are further described in the inventory below.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
This collection is open for research.
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.
Conditions governing reproduction
Alan Crockwell Papers Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Generated finding aid
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Selected materials from this collection have been digitized.
Related archival materials
See also Ralph M. Munroe Family Papers (ASM0015).
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Crockwell, Alan (Creator)
- Barnacle (Miami, Fla.) (Subject)
- Biscayne Bay Yacht Club (Subject)
- Miami High School (Miami, Fla.) (Subject)
- University of Miami -- History (Subject)
- University of Miami -- Pictorial works (Subject)
- Herreshoff, Nathanael Greene, 1848-1938 (Subject)
- Munroe, Ralph, 1851-1933 (Subject)
- Munroe, Ralph, 1851-1933 -- Family (Subject)