Collection ASU0321 - Friends of the University of Miami Library records

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ASU0321

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Title

Friends of the University of Miami Library records

Date(s)

  • 1960-1977 (Creation)

Extent

11 Boxes

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Administrative history

The University of Miami Friends of the Library (known later as the University of Miami  Friends of the Libraries) is a library support organization founded in 1960 by a group of University of Miami faculty, alumni, and community leaders. The first president was the renowned Everglades preservationist and author Marjory Stoneman Douglas. The Friends play a vital role in supporting programs, securing gifts, and funding projects for the Libraries and are instrumental in ensuring the University of Miami remains one of the foremost research institutions in the world.

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This University of Miami Friends of the Library records contains 11 boxes of audio recordings of their events held between 1960 and 1977. See the attached container list for the list of the speakers and topics. The tapes were professionally remasterd and digitized in 2012 to commemorate Richter's 50th anniversary.

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This collection is open to the Public.

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  • English

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas Papers in Special Collections

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Contains audio tapes, which were digitized in March 2012

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asu0321CL.pdf

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application/pdf

Filesize

123.9 KiB

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May 18, 2018 4:09 PM

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