Collection ASU 0255 - Haitian Student Organization collection

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ASU 0255

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Haitian Student Organization collection

Date(s)

  • 1998-2014 (Creation)

Extent

2 Boxes

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Administrative history

Planet Kreyol was founded in 1993 at the University of Miami as the Haitian Student Organization and later renamed as Planet Kreyol. Their mission is to promote cultural awareness while servicing the community and preserving the ancestry of Haiti.

The student organization was founded in 1993 at the University of Miami as the Haitian Student Organization and later renamed as Planet Kreyol. Their mission is to promote cultural awareness while servicing the community and preserving the ancestry of Haiti.

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Haitian Student Organization collection consists of memorabilila kept in a time capsule, such as organizational records, event brochures, meeting minutes, newsletters, photographs, Haitian national flag, and news clippings, buried on October 16, 2004 and opened on October 18, 2014.  The collection was donated by the Planet Kreyol Haitian Student Organization of the University of Miami to the University Archives in January 2015.

The donor, Planet Kreyol, was founded in 1993 at the University of Miami as the Haitian Student Organization and later renamed as Planet Kreyol. Their mission is to promote cultural awareness while servicing the community and preserving the ancestry of Haiti.

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Box 1 contains 23 folders.  Box 2 contains 1 poster of an event.

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Open to the public

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  • English

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The collection was donated by the Planet Kreyol Haitian Student Organization of the University of Miami to the University Archives in January 2015 via Beatrice Skokan, Manuscripts Librarian, Special Collections.

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UMiami Planet Kreyol's Facebook page

Information about related materials is available at https://www.facebook.com/UMPlanetKreyol/info?tab=page_info

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