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William McEvoy papers

  • ASM0143
  • Collection
  • circa 1936-1950s

William J. McEvoy worked as a government liaison for Pan American Airlines for over thirty years.  The William McEvoy Papers include his unpublished memoir, Presidents Who Have Flown with Me, which focuses on President Truman’s trip to Wake Island...

McEvoy, William J., 1901-1994

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

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...

Owre, J. Riis Papers

  • ASM0146
  • Collection

This collection features the personal papers, theses, research, teaching materials, and writings of former University of Miami Spanish Language and History Professor, Jacob Riis Owre, who was an integral part of forming the University of Miami...

Panama Canal collection

  • ASM0147
  • Collection
  • 1913-1978

This collection contains six stereographs (stereo-view photographs) of the construction of the Panama Canal dated 1912-1913, and three cassette tapes of news commentary regarding the 1977 Panama Canal Treaty between Panama and the United States of...

Firefly Zine collection

  • ASM0148
  • Collection

The Firefly Zine collection is a collection of zines donated to the University of Miami Libraries by former residents of the Firefly, a local Miami collective house and important part of Miami's punk rock and activist subcultures. There are o...

Aviation Ephemera Collection

  • ASM0149
  • Collection
  • 1919-1945

The Aviation Ephemera Collection contains posters, reports, postcards, brochures, programs, pamphlets and other ephemera from all parts of the globe relating to the subject of aviation and its vast history.

Contortionists Photograph collection

  • ASM0150
  • Collection
  • n.d.

A comprehensive and eclectic collection of contortionist images. Subjects include contortionists performing before audiences; child contortionists; twin contortionists; families of contortionists; contortionists posing privately in apparent studio...

Parker Printing Company records

  • ASM0151
  • Collection
  • 1924-1931

The collection contains a single account book for the Parker Printing Company, documenting sales from 1924 to 1931. George E. Merrick was a regular customer of the company in the earlier years.

Historic Black Churches Oral History Film Project

  • ASM0152
  • Collection
  • 2010-2014

"The Historic Black Church Oral History Film Project represents an unprecedented campus-community partnership intended to preserve the rich cultural and social history of faith-based communities of color in South Florida, support university-w...

University of Miami. Historic Black Church Program

Middlebrooks, Joseph Papers

  • ASM0153
  • Collection

Joseph Middlebrooks is an award-wining architect who created his own firm here in Miami, Florida by the name of Joseph Middlebrooks and Associates, Inc. and taught at the University of Miami as Professor of Architecture & Planning from 1970 to...

Power U Center for Social Change Records

  • ASM0154
  • Collection
  • 1997-2012

The Power U Center for Social Change Records document the history and actions of the local grassroots organization. Power U was co-founded by Denise Perry, a long-time community organizer who has focused on developing grassroots leaders and suppor...

Power U Center for Social Change

Rand Interviews in Vietnam collection

  • ASM0155
  • Collection
  • 1964-1968

Between August 1964 and December 1968, the Rand Corporation, under contract to the U.S. Department of Defense, conducted approximately 2,400 interviews with Vietnamese who were familiar with activities of the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Arm...

Rand Corporation.

Polly Redford collection

  • ASM0156
  • Collection
  • 1970

This collection contains audio cassettes and sound reels with transcripts of interviews of South Florida personalities by Polly Redford for her book The Billion-Dollar Sandbar: A Biography of Miami Beach (1970).

Redford, Polly

Rinhart, Floyd and Marion Photograph Collection

  • ASM0157
  • Collection
  • 1836-1840, 1857, 1860-1892, 1900-1907, 1924-1935

The Floyd and Marion Rinhart Photograph Collection consists of rare and historical photographs and images of Florida.

Rinhart, Floyd, 1915-

Marjory Stoneman Douglas collection

  • ASM0158
  • Collection
  • 1964-2006

This collection consists of archival materials acquired that relate back to Marjory Stoneman Douglas, the well known environmentalist who was a major force in the fight to preserve the Everglades.

Douglas, Marjory Stoneman, 1890-1998

I. A. Richards collection

  • ASM0159
  • Collection
  • 1929-1997

Dr. I. A. Richards (1893-1979) was an influential English literary critic and rhetorician. His books on literary criticism, especially The Meaning of Meaning, Principles of Literary Criticism, Practical Criticism, and The Philosophy of Rhetoric, a...

Richards, I. A. (Ivor Armstrong), 1893-1979

Fidelia Righi papers

  • ASM0161
  • Collection
  • 1922

The Fidelia Righi papers contains a notebook of poetry, a series of handwritten pages on architecture with accompanying architectural sketches, six photographs from the Intercollegiate Cosmopolitan Club of the City of New York, a 1922 address by H...

George L. Vergara collection

  • ASM0162
  • Collection
  • 1908-1909

The George L. Vergara collection contains microfilms and photocopies of the Bulletin of the Aerial Experiment Association between 1908-1909.

Erl Roman papers

  • ASM0164
  • Collection
  • 1935-1964

The papers of Erl Roman, well known sport fisherman and skilled writer and publicist, provide information about the sport of angling and about the University of Miami's early years. The records, dated 1935-64, are divided into four series. SE...

Roman, Erl

Melanie Rosborough papers

  • ASM0165
  • Collection
  • 1940-1983

Dr. Melanie Rosborough was a language professor and administrator for the University of Miami from the time she joined the faculty as Professor of German in 1927. The MelanieRosborough Papers document her academic career, activities with professio...

Rosborough, Melanie

Queer Studies Poster Project Collection

  • ASM0166
  • Collection
  • 2008-2013

The posters in this collection were created by students for a project answering the question "What is Queer?" The project was part of Dr. Steve Butterman's Queer Studies class at the University of Miami. The posters in the collectio...

Ross, Malcolm Papers

  • ASM0168
  • Collection

Manuscripts, clippings, pamphlets and correspondence of author and University of Miami Press editor Malcolm Ross.

Ross, Malcolm, 1895-1965

Fanny Kemble Playbill Collection

  • ASM0169
  • Collection
  • 1829-1832

"The Fanny Kemble Playbill Collection is a collection of 28 playbills from 1829-1832, comprising of her years on the English stage and including her first performance on any stage. Fanny Kemble (Frances Ann Kemble, 1809-1893), the daughter of...

Vincent A. Jablon papers

  • ASM0170
  • Collection
  • 1925-1965

Dr. Vincent A. Jablon was a podiatrist and professor of Roentgenology, who received from the University of Miami in 1931. While at the University of Miami, he worked for the Curtiss Airplane and Motor Company and was part of the Omicron Phi frater...

Dr. Murray Sanders papers

  • ASM0173
  • Collection
  • 1947-1957

Dr. Murray Sanders was a physician and medical researcher with the University of Miami and Variety Children's Hospital. He was the former chairman of the Department of Medical Research of the University of Miami. His papers consist of corresp...

Abraham Schwaczkin collection

  • ASM0175
  • Collection
  • 1885-1953

The Abraham Schwaczkin collection consists primarily of Jewish cantorial sheet music and lyrics.Also included are a birth certificate and marriage certificates of Schwaczkin, a 1953 copy of the B'nai B'rith messenger newspaper, a catalog...

Schwaczkin, Abraham

Florida Culinary History Collection

  • ASM0179
  • Collection
  • 1911-2016

The Florida Culinary History Collection contains a wide range of materials related to Florida's rich history of food, its unique restaurants and dishes, and its domestic food production. Items within the collection include pamphlets, flyers, ...

Shikes, Ralph E. Papers

  • ASM0180
  • Collection
  • 1800-1900

The Ralph E. Shikes papers consists primarily of letters to and from Camille Pissarro, a French-Danish Impressionist painter. In addition, the papers contain Mr. Pissarro's will.The papers also contains papers and letters from other artisits,...

Slave Documents collection

  • ASM0181
  • Collection
  • 1793-1866

A growing collection of documents pertaining to the capture, purchase, bargaining, and freedom of slaves in North and South America during the 1700s and 1800s. The collection contains a variety of petitions, contracts, estate settlements, and ephe...

Edwin M. Singleton papers

  • ASM0182
  • Collection
  • 1930-1948

Contains one phonograph of Eisenhower presidential campaign spots and newspaper clippings regarding World War II.

Singleton, Edwin M

Africana Pamphlet Collection

  • ASM0184
  • Collection
  • 1903-1980

This collection contains several pamphlets that address socio-political issues among the Africana communities and focus on a range of topics that have affected the community, such as desegregation, discrimination, poor education, social and politi...

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

Helen S. Sternfels papers

  • ASM0186
  • Collection
  • 1864-1942

The Helen S. Sternfels Papers contains the following items:A number of turn of the century programs and playbills from New York playhouses such as 14th Street Theatre, Academy of Music, American Theatre, Broadway Theatre, Criterion Theatre, Grand ...

Guy Stoms Properties, Inc. records

  • ASM0187
  • Collection
  • 1925-1926

The Guy Stoms Properties, Inc. Records contains documents from the Guy Stoms Properties, Inc.  real estate corporation, in the form of stock certificates, minutes, and certificates. The collection also contains a Bootleggers & Booze-heisters U...

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

Haitian Gray Literature Collection

  • ASM0189
  • Collection
  • 1981-2012

A collection of several informally published papers, reports, bulletins, directories, brochures, articles and other documents, surrounding the Haitian culture both in and outside of the United States. Topics of interest include reports on the Hait...

O. J. Tanner collection

  • ASM0190
  • Collection
  • 1743-1930

The O. J. Tanner collection contains the following items: a scrapbook with various portraits of historical figures, a diary with notes on wills, an autograph scrapbook (including an autograph from President Ulysses Grant), a photostat copy of a le...

Faulty Products Record Company Collection

  • ASM0197
  • Collection
  • 1978-1980

FAULTY PRODUCTS 1978-80. Small archive of official records from the Independent Label, "Faulty Products." Various concert fliers, correspondence between owners of the record company, and newspaper articles from different sources on the b...

Cult Jones

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 ...

Katy Sorenson papers

  • ASM0199
  • Collection
  • 1993-2006

The Katy Sorenson papers document the career of Kathryn “Katy” Sorenson, a former Miami-Dade County Commissioner (District 8) for 16 years, from 1994–2010. As commissioner she was concerned with human rights, the environment, child welfare and the...

Basil Rowe Papers

  • ASM0200
  • Collection
  • 1940-1950

This collection consists of the personal papers of Captain Basil Rowe. Rowe flew for the airline West Indian Aerial Express (WIAX) before being hired by Pan American World Airways, Inc. His papers include: correspondence, news clippings, short sto...

Wilgus, A. Curtis papers

  • ASM0201
  • Collection
  • 1901-1981

The A. Curtis Wilgus Papers document the pioneering efforts by historian and author A. Curtis Wilgus (1898-1981) in the area of Latin American studies and the emergence of "Pan Americanism." The correspondence, writings, research files, ...

Wilgus, A. Curtis (Alva Curtis), 1897-1981

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

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

Louines Louinis Haitian Dance Theatre Collection

  • ASM0204
  • Collection
  • 1970s-1990s

The Louines Louinis Haitian Dance Theatre Collection contains photographs, pamphlets, programs and other ephemera documenting the history of the theatre and its founder, Louines Louinis.

Louines Louinis Haitian Dance Theatre

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,&...

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