Collection ASU0014 - Center for Urban and Regional Studies records

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ASU0014

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Center for Urban and Regional Studies records

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  • 1960-1980 (Creation)

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19 Boxes

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Founded in 1925, the University of Miami is a private research university with more than 15,000 students from around the world. It comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 180 majors and programs.

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The Center for Urban and Regional Studies was established in the mid-1960s as a way to combine resources in a coodinated  interdisciplinary center for research in the study and resolution of problems in urban and environmental problems. It also supported an academic program offering a master's degree.  Because of lack of funding, the Center ceased operations in 1975, except for the academic studies aspect which continued to function independently.

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This collection contains reports, papers, guides, directories, and publications prepared by the Center for Urban and Regional Studies (also called the Center for Urban Studies) of the University of Miami.

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  • English

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Additional materials of Center for Urban Studies located in the Archives, 8th floor, ranges 7B2.

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