Collection ASU0138 - James S. Penny photograph collection

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James S. Penny photograph collection


  • 1948-1952 (Creation)


1 Box

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James S. Penny was a professor of journalism at the University of Miami in the late 1940s.

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The James S. Penny photograph collection contains 36 black and white photographs taken by a University of Miami journalism professor and his students depicting UM and Miami-related subjects from 1948 to 1952.

There are two folders in this collection, the first of which is titled "33 Photographs taken by James Penny (Prof of Journalism at U of M) and his students from 1948-1952."  The second folder is titled  "U of M students of Journalism - 1 photograph, and  Exhibition at the U of Missouri of the Annual Photography Contest Winners - 2 photographs."

Mrs. James Penny gave the pictures to Richter Library on July 17, 1984.

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  • English

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The pictures were given by Mrs. James Penny to Richter Library on July 16, 1984

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University of Miami Historical Photograph Collection

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