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Books Are Nice collection

  • ASM0374
  • Collection
  • 2013-2014

This collection documents Book Are Nice, and the organization's involvement in the literary culture of Miami. The collection currently includes materials from two editions of Pages & Spreads, a series of pop-up reading room events that Bo...

Books Are Nice

Borscht Film Festival Records

  • ASM0602
  • Collection
  • 2005-2015

BORSCHT Film Festival is a semi-annual film festival held in Miami, Florida. The festival's mission is "to commission and showcase films by emerging artists that tell Miami stories going beyond the typical portrayal of a beautiful but va...

British and American Social History Pamphlet collection

  • ASM0042
  • Collection
  • 1686-1860

The pamphlets, published in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, consist of political essays, economic commentaries, treatises on the poor, religious sermons, speeches on current events of the time, reports to government, notes on history, almanacs,...

Bunny Yeager Collection

  • ASM0671
  • Collection
  • 1954 - 2015

Born Linnea Eleanor Yeager in March 13, 1929, in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, "Bunny" gained international fame as both a model and a photographer. She moved to Miami at a young age and first attracted local interest as a model, winning se...

Bunny Yeager

Burrows Family papers

  • ASM0534
  • Collection
  • 1822-1842

Correspondence between the Burrows family of Key West and Charleston.

Burton E. Eaton papers

  • ASM0498
  • Collection
  • 1948-1953

An autobiographical manuscript by Burton E. Eaton regarding his experience in the Korean War entitled: "A Survivor's Guide to War."

Calvin Shedd papers

  • ASM0383
  • Collection
  • 1862-1863

The Calvin Shedd Papers consists of approximately fifty letters and documents of a Civil War soldier stationed in Florida from 1862-1863. Calvin Shedd served with Company A and Company C of the 7th New Hampshire Regiment. Shedd and his family, a w...

Shedd, Calvin, 1826-1891

Canary Islands collection

  • ASM0491
  • Collection
  • 1582-1584

This collection contains 26 bound and paginated 16th-century manuscripts describing contemporary conditions and military operations in the Canary Islands. It consists of a series of letters (15 items) and an assortment of other official documents ...

Caribbean & Latin American Zine collection

  • ASM0520
  • Collection

An ongoing collection of comics and zines added to the holdings of the University of Miami Libraries Special Collections, with a focus on zines produced in and/or about the Caribbean and Latin America, including diaspora communities. Zines are typ...

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...

Caribbean Documents Collection

  • ASM0570
  • Collection
  • 1542-1959

This collection includes various types of documents pertaining to the historical and cultural production taking place in the Caribbean. Materials include correspondence, diaries, ledgers, property transactions including slave registers, reports, t...

Caribbean and South American Ephemera Collection

  • ASM0001
  • Collection

The collection of fragmentary texts and images documents cultural expressions from the Caribbean and South America. The items consist of many of the transistory materials grouped under ephemera such as posters, postcards, leaflets, tracts, special...

Carl Ruggles collection

  • ASM0603
  • Collection

A typescript of : "Carl Ruggles a Memoir by a Former Student, Ralph Nelson." The Collection also includes a copy of "Carl Ruggles : composer, painter and storyteller." by Marilyn J. Ziffrin.

Ruggles, Carl, 1876-1971

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...

Carlos Surinach Collection

  • ASM0384
  • Collection
  • 1993

The Carlos Surinach Collection contains a bound, autographed photocopy of the score to Symphonic Melismas by composer Carlos Surinach. Symphonic Melismas had its world premiere at the Festival Miami of 1993, sponsored by the University of Miami Sc...

Carrie Dunlap papers

  • ASM0061
  • Collection
  • 1907-1959

The Ruth Bryan Owen letters are intimate personal letters to a lifelong woman friend. Within the group there are different signatures and/or letterheads 1) Mrs. Ruth Bryan Leavitt 2) R with B imposed upon the R within a circle 3) Ruth within a cir...

Dunlap, Carrie, 1907-1929

Catalyst Miami Records

  • ASM0230
  • Collection
  • 1995-2014

Founded in 1995 as the Human Services Coalition by Daniella Levine, Catalyst Miami is a non-profit community activist group. Utilizing a vast network of partner organizations and numerous initiatives, Catalyst seeks to equip the socially disadvant...

Cesare Emiliani papers

  • ASM0408
  • Collection
  • 1957-1993

The Cesare Emiliani Papers contains Dr. Emiliani's documents from his time spent at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, from 1957 until his retirement in 1993. The documents consists of correspondence...

Emiliani, Cesare, 1922-1995

Charles A. Hentz collection

  • ASM0416
  • Collection
  • 1911-1970

Charles Arnould Hentz (1827-1894) was a physician practicing in the rural South in the years leading up to and through the Civil War. Dr. Hentz is famously known for his diary that he kept for more than twenty years, which depicts the demanding wo...

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...

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