Collection ASM0706 - Scrapbook collection

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Scrapbook collection


  • late 1800s to mid 1900s (Creation)


0.5 Linear Feet

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Scope and content

This collection features an array of scrapbooks, many of which are homemade, from the late 1800s to mid-1900s. Subject covered in these scrapbooks include fashion, advertising, history, Robert Louis Stevenson, Pat Cannon's congressional run, garden clubs, cruises, and more. These scrapbooks are comprised of portraits, photographs, postcards, newspaper clippings, programs, brochures, maps, drawings, telegrams, and more.

Some of the creators are unknowns or names without renown, but these scrapbooks highlight their personal tastes and interests, offering some unique insight into their lives.

This collection will be added to periodically.

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Conditions governing access

This collection is open for use.

Physical access

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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Conditions governing reproduction

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

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  • English

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View individual item descriptions for information on donors and dates of acquisition.

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Related archival materials

Florida scrapbook collection

Miami Beach Jaycee's scrapbook

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