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Hurford Janes papers

  • ASM0277
  • Collection
  • 1959-1970

The Hurford Janes papers contain about 200 pages letters to and from Hurford Janes for his proposed biography of James A. M. Whistler, the American painter. The collection also contains several newspapers, photocopies of old letters, postcards, pa...

Randy Liebermann collection

  • ASM0278
  • Collection
  • 1929-1989

The Randy Liebermann Collection contains five photo albums and one scrapbook of Pan American World Airways materials. The materials primarily concern the Latin American Division, but also airplane models and company policy at large. The Scrapbook ...

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

James Merrick Smith and Hal F. B. Birchfield Collection

  • ASM0280
  • Collection
  • 1948-2017

The James Merrick Smith and Hal F. B. Birchfield Collection contains images, letters, news articles, DVDs and a CDs highlighting the stellar lives, careers and involvement of James Merrick Smith and Hal Birchfield in their personal, professional a...

Smith, James Merrick, 1919-2013

Margaret J. Mustard papers

  • ASM0281
  • Collection

Margaret J. Mustard is renowned for her research and publications regarding tropical plants, specifically the mango. She was a researcher in the University of Miami’s Tropical Food Research Laboratories.

Florida Photograph Album collection

  • ASM0286
  • Collection
  • 1884-1970

The Florida Photograph Album Collection collects assorted photograph albums in which the content predominantly depicts Florida. The photographs range from the 1880s into the 1970s, and depict St. Augustine, Palm Beach, the Everglades, Miami, Nassa...

James M. Carson papers

  • ASM0288
  • Collection
  • 1915-1916

The Carson papers contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, outlines and drafts of campaign speeches.  The materials, dated 1915-16, document Carson's efforts to enlist a candidate in support of drainage of the Everglades, his efforts on b...

Carson, James M. (James Milton), 1887-1950

V. Hansen papers

  • ASM0289
  • Collection
  • 1899

This collection contains a manuscript of over 11000 words on 72 pages regarding service in the Spanish-American War. Written by V. Hansen of Company A, 13th Infantry Regiment, the account begins by detailing the organization of the Fifth army and ...

Frank M. Thomas Jr. Diary

  • ASM0290
  • Collection
  • 1956-1957

The Frank M. Thomas Jr. Diary collection contains two bound daily record diaries of the activities of Frank M. Thomas Jr., an investigator for the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau in Jacksonville, Florida. His diary provides a daily record...

Frederic H. Ashe papers

  • ASM0291
  • Collection

Frederic H. Ashe was the nephew of the first University of Miami President Bowman Foster Ashe. Frederic H. Ashe was a composer and student of the school of music at the University of Miami. The Frederic H. Ashe collection consists of sheet music w...

Barrett, John Photograph collection

  • ASM0292
  • Collection
  • 1913-1920

John Barrett (1866 – 1938) was a United States diplomat and journalist and one of the early directors general of the Pan American Union (currently known as the Organization of American States). This collection consists of photographs of Latin Amer...

E. G. Barnhill papers

  • ASM0293
  • Collection

The E. G. Barnhill Collection contains negatives of Florida homes and birds, as well as glass plate negatives of Florida scenes. The collection also contains hand-colored postcards by Barnhill depicting Florida scenes (ca. 1910s-1930s), early Flor...

Barnhill, Esmond Grenard, 1894-1987

Gerald Fink collection

  • ASM0295
  • Collection
  • 1926

The Gerald Fink Collection contains 32 photographs of the damage done to the city of Miami by the 1926 Miami Hurricane (or Great Miami Hurricane). Three of the photographs are panoramic and are by Verne O. Williams.

William Halstead papers

  • ASM0296
  • Collection
  • 1934-1950

William P. Halstead was a Professor of the University of Miami English Department. The collection contains manuscripts, essays, reprinted articles from periodicals, notebooks, and photographs.

Florida Postcard Collection

  • ASM0299
  • Collection
  • 1920-1990

Florida has long been a prime tourist destination, with its tropical environment, natural beauty, and numerous attractions. Postcards are a colorful way to advertise the wonders of Florida and promote tourism. The Florida Postcard Collection inclu...

Florida Photograph Collection

  • ASM0300
  • Collection
  • 1886-2000

The Florida Photograph Collection contains a series of photographs and negatives depicting the state from 1886 to 1950. The content of these includes people, scenery, nature, infrastructure, historic areas and landmarks, housing, commerce, tourism...

Orange Bowl Committee Records

  • ASM0301
  • Collection

Conceived in 1932 by the original Orange Bowl Committee, the Orange Bowl was created as a popular tourism attraction for the New Year's Festival in Miami that would attract national publicity and bring more businesses and money to South Flori...

Orange Bowl Committee

Peter Jefferson Architectural Plans

  • ASM0302
  • Collection
  • 1956-2004

Originally born in West Virginia, Jefferson attended Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania and studied architecture and industrial design at the University of Michigan. Afterwards, he worked with the Army Corps where he ta...

Latin American and Caribbean Photograph collection

  • ASM0304
  • Collection
  • 1880-1950

The Latin American and Caribbean Photography Collection brings together various photographic materials owned by the University of Miami that depict these two regions. Currently, the collection holds a 1929 photograph album of the Bahamas made by D...

Thomas G. Ennis papers

  • ASM0305
  • Collection
  • 1828-1910

The Thomas G. Ennis collection contains 41 letters written to George Thompson from 1834 to 1838, largely concerned with business matters pertaining to iron forges; a 1929 Pennsylvania court record for John Kiner, sentenced for horse theft; a 1828 ...

Andrew Kaufman Photography collection

  • ASM0306
  • Collection
  • 2012

The Andrew Kaufman Photography collection includes a box set of two hand made books created by the photographer that document the graffiti and street art in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami. Also included in the collection is a folder of ephemera...

Andrew Kaufman

Jason Handelsman Collection

  • ASM0307
  • Collection

Jason Handelsman is a writer/journalist based in Miami. This collection consists of zines and zine originals for his project, "Untitled Rough Manuscript for the President's Reality Show", and two undated journals written by Handelsman.

Jason Handelsman

James Hutchinson Exhibition Catalog collection

  • ASM0308
  • Collection
  • 1974-1975

The James Hutchinson Exhibition Catalog collection includes catalogs for an exhibition of Seminole Indian paintings by James Hutchinson, at the Lowe Art Museum.

University of Miami

Louis C. Karpinski map collection

  • ASM0309
  • Collection
  • 1694-1938

The Karpinski Map Collection contains maps from the Caribbean, the Southeast of the United States, the Mediterranean, Central America, and South America.

N.B.T. Roney map collection

  • ASM0311
  • Collection
  • 1644-1860

N.B.T. Roney moved to Miami Beach in 1918 and went on to become one of the largest builders in Beach history. Two of his most important developments are the Roney Plaza Hotel and Española Way. His map collection consists of 28 pre-20th century map...

Carlos Sanz map collection

  • ASM0313
  • Collection
  • 1482-1598

Carlos Sanz was the author of several articles and books dealing with cartography and the discovery of the New World. The Sanz map Collection includes 19 reproductions of maps and charts originally published between 1482 and 1598 by well known car...

Janet Reno Papers

  • ASM0314

Biography:Janet Reno (1938-2016) was an American lawyer who was both the first woman to serve as a State Attorney for Florida - she served Dade County (now Miami Dade) from 1978-1993 - and also the first woman to serve as the Attorney General of t...

Janet Reno

Robert M. Levine papers

  • ASM0315
  • Collection
  • 1876-1992

Dr. Robert M. Levine (1941-2003) was the Gabelli Senior Scholar in the Arts and Sciences, Director of Latin American Studies, and professor of history at the University of Miami. Throughout his career, Dr. Levine exhibited a strong interest in Bra...

English Manuscripts collection

  • ASM0318
  • Collection
  • 1835-1907

The English Manuscript Collection contains 19th century official documents on vellum parchment. Included are 21 indentures, 7 last will and testaments, and 7 documents granting privileges to women in name of the 1833 "Act for the Abolition of...

Florida Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) records

  • ASM0319
  • Collection
  • 1936-1940

The Florida Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) Records document activities at the University of Miami in the Rare Books Project, a statewide effort initiated by the W.P.A. in 1940 to provide every library in the state with copies of rare books...

Jamaica Manuscripts collection

  • ASM0320
  • Collection
  • 1774-1950

The Jamaica Manuscripts Collection contains 20 documents, most of which concern Jamaica in a variety of ways (others are regarding the British West Indies at large). Included, among other things, are plantation records, correspondence, journals, o...

James Baxter collection

  • ASM0322
  • Collection
  • 1883-1967

The James Baxter collection contains Florida related materials. Included are a deed of sale and title of a house in Flagler; theater publications from the Coconut Grove Playhouse, the Miami Summer Star Theater, and the Dade County Auditorium Playg...

Confederate Imprints collection

  • ASM0324
  • Collection
  • 1861-1865

The short-lived Confederate States of America produced more than 7,000 books, pamphlets, broadsides, maps, pieces of sheet music, pictures, and periodicals. These publications are known as Confederate imprints. The University of Miami Libraries ho...

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.)

Lenny Kaye Science Fiction Fanzine collection

  • ASM0326
  • Collection
  • 1941-1971

The Lenny Kaye Science Fiction Fanzine collection holds a significant number of sci-fi zines from the 1940s-1970s. Zines are typically independent and self published booklets popular in underground subcultures. The first zines were fanzines, start...

Lenny Kaye, 1946-

W.R. Peters Pan Am photographs

  • ASM0327
  • Collection
  • 1942-1977

The bulk of this collection consists of photographs taken and developed by W.R. Peters between 1942 and 1955 while working for Pan Am. It also includes: a Miami and Latin American Division pilot and cabin service personnel directory, a pilot senio...

Peters, W. R.

Althea "Gerry" Lister papers

  • ASM0328
  • Collection
  • 1935-1977

This collection consists of the papers of Althea “Gerry” Lister from 1935 to 1997. It contains: biographical information pertaining to Lister’s 45 year career at Pan American World Airways; “Along Air Avenues,” an unpublished manuscript that provi...

Lister, Althea

Fashion Project Collection

  • ASM0330
  • Collection
  • 2015-2016

Fashion Project is a curatorial initiative situated in Bal Harbour, Florida, dedicated to creating exhibits where fashion is displayed as art pieces for spectactors to appreciate the varied elements of design from modern couture to historical gown...

2013 Miami Beach Election Collection

  • ASM0332
  • Collection
  • 2013

The 2013 Miami Beach Election Collection contains ephemera relating to the many candidates who ran for mayor or city commissioner in the 2013 Miami Beach election. Major issues of the campaigns included the proposed redevelopment of the Miami Beac...

Middleton, Robert Lee

Zine Collection

  • ASM0333
  • Collection

An ongoing collection of zines added to the holdings of the University of Miami Libraries Special Collections. Zines are typically independent and self published booklets popular in underground subcultures. The first zines were fanzines, started i...

Eugene Dynner collection

  • ASM0334
  • Collection
  • 1960-1977

The Eugene Dynner collection contains photograph albums, photographs, slides, negatives, and prints depicting historical Mayan sites such as the Altun Ha ruins in Belize, the Copán ruins in Honduras, the Quiriguá archeological site in Guatemala, v...

Roth, Audrey

Ione Wright papers

  • ASM0340
  • Collection
  • 1816-1986

Ione Wright, a Professor Emeritus at the University of Miami, researched the development of Pan American Airlines' Transpacific service. The Ione Wright papers contain documents, oral histories, photographs, operations manuals, maps, and othe...

Wright, Ione S. (Ione Stuessy).

Pan American World Airways, Inc. records

  • ASM0341
  • Collection
  • 1902-2005

The records of Pan American World Airways Inc. begin with the company's founding in 1927 and document the 64 year lifespan of a pioneer airline and international symbol of adventure and romance. The 1,500 linear foot collection contains evide...

Pan American World Airways, Inc.

Nicholas Patricios collection

  • ASM0343
  • Collection
  • 1887-1960

A collection of negatives of South Florida buildings and maps including Plymouth Church in Coconut Grove, the Everglades, Miami Beach hotels and Vizcaya Museum.

Patricios, Nicholas N.

Caribbean Diaspora Oral History collection

  • ASM0344
  • Collection
  • 2015-2016

Thanks to a grant sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, The Florida Council of Arts and Culture and the State of Florida, The University of Miami Special Collections conducted interviews with individual of Car...

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