Name and location of repository
Level of description
Division of Communication Services slide collection
- 1925-1984 (Creation)
Name of creator
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.
Name of creator
In 1989, the Division of Communication Services, which since 1961 had been a centralized audiovisual department for schools and departments under the Provost's office, and later under the College of Arts and Sciences, became a unit of the School of Communication. In its heyday, it had produced countless educational television programs in Natural Sciences, Humanities, and Social Sciences for large classes taught in the Whitten Learning Center. The title of Communication Services changed to CAMM (Center for the Advancement of Modern Media) in 1995.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Division of Communication Services slide collection consists of 35mm slides on University of Miami-related subjects, such as UM buildings, schools and departments, athletic programs, and events dating from the 1920s to the 1980s.
System of arrangement
The collection is processed to the folder level, and the slides are separated into 95 subjects in alphabetical order. See the container list for details. Approximately half of the slides in the collection do not have dates.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
The collection is open to the public.
Conditions governing reproduction
University of Miami owns the rights.
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
Related archival materials
University of Miami historical photograph collection (ASU0642)
Information about related materials is available at http://merrick.library.miami.edu/digitalprojects/photographs.php
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- University of Miami (Creator)
- University of Miami. Division of Communication Services (Creator)
- University of Miami -- History (Subject)
Genre access points
Digital object metadata
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