Collection ASU0082 - Summer Workshops in Latin American Culture, Oaxaca, Mexico records

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ASU0082

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Summer Workshops in Latin American Culture, Oaxaca, Mexico records

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  • 1952-1959 (Creation)

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1 Box

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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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One of many workshops sponsored by the University, these summer learning sessions' primary purpose was to give students first-hand knowledge of another culture, to expose them to new ways of living and thinking, and to broaden their educational background. Students worked for credits in anthropology, history, Spanish, art history, painting, and archaeology.

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This collection contains notebooks, articles, newspaper clippings, letters, flyers, and drawings from the University's summer session workshops held in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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