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L. A. Hodson papers

  • ASM0096
  • Collection
  • 1933-1948

Dr. L. A. Hodson was a Miami ophthamologist who had a strong interest in zoology. Dr. Hodson, a friend of professor of zoology and University of Miami president Jay F. Pearson, ventured on a number of trips to the Bahamas (a few times with Pearson...

Ralph M. Munroe Family Papers

  • ASM0015
  • Collection
  • 1882-1995

Ralph Middleton Munroe (1851-1933) settled in Florida in 1891, drawn by its lush tropical landscapes and beautiful seashores. An avid yachtsman and photographer, the Commodore traveled the South Florida coast capturing images of its pristine wilde...

Ralph Middleton Munroe and family

Historical Documents collection

  • ASM0566
  • Collection
  • 1642-1977

The Historical Documents Collection includes letters, deeds, bonds, receipts, orders, position appointments, writings, and other documents that are individual in nature and do not belong to any particular collection. The materials represent a numb...

José Agustín Balseiro papers

  • ASM0022
  • Collection
  • 1917-1976

Dr. José Agustín Balseiro (1900-1991) was an award-winning author, poet, and scholar of Latin American Studies and Hispanic literature. He was professor of Hispanic Literature at the University of Miami from 1946 to 1967.Throughout his career, Dr...

Balseiro, José Agustín, 1900-1991

Charles T. Simpson papers

  • ASM0279
  • Collection
  • 1886-1943

The Charles T. Simpson collection contains photographs, account statements, letters, minutes, contracts, typescripts, articles, certificates, membership cards, manuscripts, notes, photocopies, and a plant specimen, which document the lengthy botan...

Simpson, Charles Torrey, 1846-1932

Clark Mixon Emery papers

  • ASM0064
  • Collection
  • 1939-1981

The Clark Mixon Emery Papers consists of materials regarding the 20th century modernist expatriate American poet Ezra Pound (1885-1972).A total of 53 letters and postcards by Ezra Pound addressed mostly to Emery written from September 4th, 1951 to...

Emery, Clark Mixon, 1909-

Nicaragua collection

  • ASM0126
  • Collection
  • 1933-1997

The Nicaragua Collection documents the Nicaraguan diaspora living in Miami during the 1980s, and the political and social conditions in Nicaragua from the 1979 Sandinista revolution onwards until their loss of power in 1990.Many of the materials f...

Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter records

  • ASM0325
  • Collection
  • 1926-2000

The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter Records consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, clippings, awards, certificates, yearbooks, periodicals, and other documents pertaining to the chapter, ranging fro...

Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.)

Thomas de Valcourt and Michael Lerner collection

  • ASM0056
  • Collection
  • 1864-1947

The Thomas de Valcourt and Michael Lerner collection contains materials concerning 19th century New England poets and authors, most prominently Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, but also Henry David Thoreau, Washington Irving, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Ral...

de Valcourt, Thomas H.

Agencia Latinoamericana records

  • ASM0005
  • Collection
  • 1948-1986

The papers of the ALA (Agencia Latinoamericana) are divided in 3 major categories: the articles written by the contributors to the ALA (collected during almost 40 years), their correspondence, and the newspaper clippings of those articles.The writ...

Agencia Latinoamericana

Henry Reich, Jr. papers

  • ASM0497
  • Collection
  • 1921-1940

Henry Reich, Jr. was a poet and author, member of the American Literary League, a previous New York secretary of the Rebel Poets, and a frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines. The collection predominantly consists of Reich's corresp...

Elizabeth Wright collection

  • ASM0262
  • Collection
  • 1869-1972

The Elizabeth Wright collection predominantly contains materials relating to Richard Wagner and family members. The materials cover a wide range, including memorabilia, such as a Wagner-themed card game and a ceramic plaque of Richard Wagner, an o...

Hervey Allen collection

  • ASM0011
  • Collection
  • 1919-1979

Hervey Allen was a literature professor, poet, World War I veteran, and Trustee of the University of Miami from 1936 until 1949, the year that he died. Allen had a formative influence on the "Friends of the University" organization, as w...

Paul Nagel collection

  • ASM0144
  • Collection
  • 1951-1999

Paul Nagel was a professor at the School of Communication at the University of Miami, as well as a writer, producer, director, and actor in non-theatrical "sponsored films."The collection includes University of Miami radio tapes and vide...

Paul Nagel