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Albert Veri papers

  • ASM9997
  • Collection
  • 1960-1974

Albert R. Veri was a Florida environmental planner and designer, and associate director of the Division of Applied Ecology of the Center for Urban Studies at the University of Miami. The Albert Veri papers consists of documents pertaining to these...

Aldemaro Romero Archive

  • ASM0038
  • Collection
  • 1945-2018

The Aldemaro Romero Archive is comprised of the artistic and intellectual production of the Venezuelan composer from 1945 to his death in 2007. His collection is divided in two sections: concert and popular music. Aldemaro Romero's concert co...

Romero, Aldemaro, 1928-2018

Charles Bicking papers

  • ASM0375
  • Collection
  • 1930-1988

Dr. Charles A. Bicking was an award-winning mechanical engineer active in the fields of Industrial Engineering, Industrial Statistics, Engineering Statistics, Operations Research, and Quality Control. A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of T...

Charles Ives Centennial Festival records

  • ASM0101
  • Collection
  • 1960-1989

This collection contains the records of the Charles Ives Centennial Festival that took place in Miami in 1974, celebrating the composer's 100th birthday. The collection includes correspondence that documents the planning process, programs for...

Charles Ives Centennial Festival (1974-1975 : Miami, Fla.)

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-

Daniel O. Graham papers

  • ASM0492
  • Collection
  • 1967-1991

The Daniel O. Graham papers contains a variety of materials from Graham's military career and his work in United States intelligence and defense. Included are Westmoreland vs. CBS trial papers, documents on Arlington politics, a series of dra...

Graham, Daniel Orrin, 1925-1995

Edward C. Dougherty papers

  • ASM0059
  • Collection
  • 1957-1960

Edward C. Dougherty was a Government Administrator and United Nations Expert in taxation for Latin America, as well as a private practitioner of law in the Miami area, specializing in Latin American matters. His papers consists predominantly of ma...

Florence Brigham papers

  • ASM0039
  • Collection
  • 1791-1957

The Florence Brigham Papers consist of four boxes of material totalling two cubic feet of files. The Papers include research materials Brigham compiled from numerous primary and secondary sources including articles and books, diaries, notes and ot...

Brigham, Florence

Fred Koch collection

  • ASM0117
  • Collection
  • 1823-1944

The personal papers of Frederick H. Koch, dramatist and educator, were donated to the University of Miami Archives by his son Fred H. Koch Jr., a Professor in Drama here at the University of Miami from 1939 to 1977.  The collection was received in...

Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944

Gareth and Janet Dunleavy collection

  • ASM0556
  • Collection
  • 1892-1991

Gareth and Janet Dunleavy were historians of Irish literature and culture. The Gareth and Janet Dunleavy Collection was donated by Gareth and Janet Dunleavy in memory of Bernard Benstock, a colleague who served the University of Miami in many capa...

Dunleavy, Gareth W.

George W. O'Connor papers

  • ASM0145
  • Collection
  • 1970-1973

Dr. George W. O'Connor was a criminal justice professor at the University of Miami, also active with the Center for Urban Studies. He also served as director of the Professional Standards Division of the International Association of Chiefs of...

H. Franklin Williams papers

  • ASM0202
  • Collection
  • 1956-1971

The H. Franklin Williams Papers provide an extensive record of the activities of the Economic Opportunity Program, Inc. (EOPI), a non-profit corporation established to provide "through governmental or private means economic opportunity for th...

Williams, H. Franklin

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...

Hy Gardner papers

  • ASM0451
  • Collection
  • 1952-1990

Hy Gardner was a longtime Broadway and gossip columnist who worked for the New York Tribune, hosted a television show Glad You Asked That, and appeared as a panelist on To Tell the Truth. The collection consists of various documents from his work ...

Irma Goebel Labastille collection

  • ASM0609
  • Collection
  • 1927-1943

Irma Goebel Labastille was a composer and writer interested in Latin American folk music. Her work culminated in a series of scores titled Recuerdo Latino-Americano. The Irma Goebel Labastille collection consists primarily of sheet music, notebook...

Jean P. Lesperance papers

  • ASM0123
  • Collection
  • 1948-1967

The Jean P. Lesperance Papers consist of correspondence, articles, book manuscripts, and newspaper clippings relating to the merging field of management studies. Lesperance joined the University of Miami faculty in 1947and taught management course...

Lesperance, Jean Paul

Jeanne Perkins Harman papers

  • ASM0092
  • Collection
  • 1956-1963

Jeanne Perkins Harmans was a journalist and writer residing in the Virgin Islands of the United States. The collection consists of materials from and regarding the Virgin Islands on a wide range of issues in the late 1950s and early 1960s, includi...

Jerry Greene collection

  • ASM0087
  • Collection
  • 1962-1969

Jerome Greene was a commissioner and later vice-chairman of the board of the Urban Renewal Agency for Dade County, Florida, as well as the chairman of the Save Urban Renewal Committee of 1964. His papers concern his involvement with the above.

Joan Sturhahn papers

  • ASM0420
  • Collection
  • 1970s

The Joan Sturhahn Papers contains a typescript with corrections of her 1976 work Carvalho, Artist-Photographer-Adventurer-Patriot: Portrait of a Forgotten American. This typescript, however, is titled "Solomon Nunes Carvalho, Recorder of Hist...

Joaquín Roy papers

  • ASM0260
  • Collection
  • 1973-1993

Joaquín Roy is Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration at the University of Miami and Co-Director of the European Union Center of Excellence, Miami. The collection consists of personal materials and documents from organizations or programs i...

Roy, Joaquín, 1943-

Joseph Auslander and Audrey Wurdemann papers

  • ASM0019
  • Collection
  • 1916-1957

The Joseph Auslander and Audrey Wurdemann Collection consists predominantly of correspondence, programs, and scripts relating to their involvement with the CBS radio program Housewives' Protective League. The Housewives' Protectice Leagu...

Auslander, Joseph and Audrey Wurdemann

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

Julian D. Corrington papers

  • ASM0048
  • Collection
  • 1917-1963

The Julian Corrington Papers contain teaching and academic files concerning the University of Miami in addition to materials on scientific research and literature. Class records and course materials, dated 1944-63, include syllabi, memos, lecture ...

Corrington, Julian Dana, 1891-1979

Laura Kalpakian papers

  • ASM0107
  • Collection
  • 1975-1988

Author Laura Kalpakian, described by some critics as one of the "most unheralded, brightest talents" in the country, has published several novels and short story collections, novellas, short stories, essays and interviews for magazines a...

Kalpakian, Laura

M.S. Mishler collection

  • ASM0135
  • Collection
  • 1897-1950

The M.S. Mishler Collection consists of two account books of Mr. M.S. Mishler and one account book of the Little River Mutual Telephone Co. of Little River, Florida. Mr. Mishler and his family moved in 1899 from Chicago to Little River, an area so...

Michener, James A. Papers

  • ASM0134
  • Collection
  • 1985-1989

The James A. Michener Papers consist of correspondence, notes, research materials and drafts of manuscripts created and compiled by best-selling author James A. Michener (1907-1997) in the course of his work on the novel Caribbean (1989).Correspon...

Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997

Minnie Moore Willson papers

  • ASM0203
  • Collection
  • 1888-1949

The Minnie Moore Willson Papers document the life and career of a noted Florida writer and advocate for the Seminole Indians of Florida. The Papers also include materials related to her husband James Mallory Willson, a prominent Kissimmee business...

Willson, Minnie Moore, 1859-1943

Murrell, Ethel E. Papers

  • ASM0142
  • Collection
  • 1946-1953

The Ethel E. Murrell Papers document the activities of the National Woman's Party (NWP) under her leadership from 1952-53. The files include correspondence, newsletters and other materials with other women's organizations including the G...

Murrell, Ethel E.

Ralph Harris papers

  • ASM0532
  • Collection
  • 193-1962

Dr. Ralph Harris was a University of Miami carillonneur and member of the Iron Arrow Honor Society. His papers consist of awards, certificates, letters, reports, a commemorative plate, press releases, notebooks, and programs of his carillon perfor...

Richard A. Kahn papers

  • ASM0106
  • Collection
  • 1932-1957

Richard A. Kahn was a lawyer and economist who taughteconomics and business law courses, published numerous articles and held a variety of positions in the United States government. The Richard A. Kahn Papers, arranged in three series, contain cor...

Kahn, Richard A., 1891-1958

Roy Keeler collection

  • ASM0651
  • Collection
  • 1915-1981

Roy Keeler was a Miami-based long-term captain and pioneering flying boat pilot with the Pan American World Airways. The Roy Keeler Collection consists of documents from or pertaining to his time with the Pan American World Airways, in the form of...

Royal Poinciana Festival records

  • ASM0403
  • Collection
  • 1940-1989

The Royal Poinciana Festival is a South Floridian festival that celebrates the royal poinciana tree's blooming in May. The Royal Poinciana Festival Records Collection holds materials pertaining to the festival, in the form of clippings, recor...

Ruth Danenhower Wilson papers

  • ASM0206
  • Collection

The Ruth Wilson Papers predominantly consists of a series of lecture notes and typescripts on Japanese culture, history, and language. The other series to be found in the collection is a typescript, titled "Cruising for a Florida State Park,&...

Simón Daro Dawidowicz Bolivarian collection

  • ASM0054
  • Collection
  • 1937-1990

Simón Daro Dawidowicz was a businessman and art collector who resided in Miami, Florida. A long-time resident of Colombia, Dawidowicz had a strong interest in Latin American liberator Simón Bolívar and his lasting influence on Latin America. Da...

Theodore Spicer-Simson collection

  • ASM0185
  • Collection
  • 1906-1979

The Theodore Spicer-Simson Collection contains the Spicer-Simson medallions as well as photographs, correspondence, typescripts and other related material.The bulk of the collection consists of the Spicer-Simson medallions. These are portrait meda...

Spicer-Simson, Theodore, 1871-1959

Verbinnen, Henri papers

  • ASM0198
  • Collection
  • 1910-1941

Henri Verbinnen was a diplomat at the Belgian consulate in New York, supervisor for the Florida Works Progress Administration (WPA), and independent essayist. During the years after the Great Depression, he wrote a number of essays and letters on ...

Virginia Spencer Carr collection

  • ASM0058
  • Collection
  • 1913-1984

The Virginia Spencer Carr Collection contains correspondence, research notes, interviews (transcripts and audio tapes), photographs, manuscript drafts of publications and other materials compiled and created by Virginia Spencer Carr in the course ...

Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970

Walter Adams collection

  • ASM0004
  • Collection
  • 1674-1786

The Walter Adams Collection contains letters, deeds, notes, property records, and receipts from the years 1674 to 1786, in the Massachusetts area.

Walter Tennyson Swingle collection

  • ASM0188
  • Collection
  • 1586-1952

The Walter Tennyson Swingle Collection contains research material and correspondence of Walter T. Swingle as well as translations and correspondence of Michael J. Hagerty. The Swingle portion of the collection is comprised of his articles, manuscr...

Swingle, Walter T. (Walter Tennyson), 1871-1952