Collection ASU0243 - School of Architecture records

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ASU0243

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School of Architecture records

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  • 2007-2014 (Creation)

Extent

1 Box

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(1983 -)

Administrative history

Courses in architecture were offered at the University of Miami as early as 1927. By 1983, after President Tad Foote's arrival, the architecture program became independent from the School of Engineering and developed into the School of Architecture. New campus quarters established at Building 49 (Dickinson Drive) and part of first floor of adjacent Eaton student residences. Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk became a member of the architecture faculty in 1979 and was appointed the Dean of the School in 1995.

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The collection contains publications and organizational records of the University of Miami's School of Architecture, such as the official newsletter "UM arch.," promotional postcards, Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center founded in 2005, and architectural work by students.

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  • English

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Initial donation for the collection was made by Andrea L. Cole, University Advancement, University of Miami on August 26, 2013.

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University of Miami architecture collection [*see Cabinet 8/Drawer 12/Folder 2 for School of Architecture Student Projects in 2005 & 2007]

Information about related materials is available at http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=1171&q=architecture

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