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Model Land Company records

  • ASM0075
  • Collection
  • 1907-1967

American petroleum baron and founder of the Florida East Cost Railroad, Henry Flagler (1830-1913) created the Model Land Company (MLC) in 1896 to manage his rapidly expanding real estate holdings in the state of Florida. The Model Land Company Rec...

Model Land Company

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.

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...

Oliver Griswold papers

  • ASM0089
  • Collection
  • 1955-1962

The Oliver Griswold Papers consist of four boxes of material totalling two cubic feet of files. The Papers contain several of his manuscripts and copies of articles, in addition to correspondence concerning these publications. Scripts of Universit...

Griswold, Oliver

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.

Papal Visit collection

  • ASM0241
  • Collection
  • 1987

This collection contains materials documenting Pope John Paul II's visit to Miami, September 10-11, 1987. It includes photographs, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, special edition periodicals, and posters. The collection was compiled with do...

Varona, Esperanza Bravo de

Phanor James Eder papers

  • ASM0062
  • Collection
  • 1644-1971

The Phanor James Eder collection consists mainly of correspondence.  The letters are from the mid 1800's to the early 1900's.  The bulk of the correspondence is addressed to Santiago M. Eder, Dr. Eder's father.  These letters are di...

Eder, Phanor James, 1880-1971

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.

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

Richard B. Hoit Photograph collection

  • ASM0636
  • Collection
  • 1834-1973

Photographer Richard Hoit came to Miami in 1914 when he was 27. Already an experienced movie and aerial photographer, his collection of photographs includes landscapes from diverse regions including Massachusetts, Vermont and Florida in the United...

Richard Lewis Aldrich papers

  • ASM0007
  • Collection
  • n.d., 1930-1965

The Richard Lewis Aldrich Papers contain the manuscript of his book Style in Mexican Architecture, published by the University of Miami Press in 1968, as well as a number of essays written by Aldrich during his graduate study.The files also includ...

Aldrich, Richard Lewis, 1897-1976

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...

Ronald Perry Poetry collection

  • ASM0631
  • Collection
  • 1956-1982

Ronald Lee Perry was a Miami poet and University of Miami alumnus. The Ronald Perry Poetry collection consists of books of his poetry, periodicals containing reviews of or essays about his writings, manuscripts, correspondence, and miscellaneous m...

Perry, Ronald Lee, 1932-1982

Ross Beiler papers

  • ASM0026
  • Collection
  • 1958-1979

The Ross Beiler papers include published studies and research files on politics in south Florida, 1958-68.  The papers, which include polls, articles and papers, newspaper clippings, political advertisements, correspondence, course outlines, and o...

Beiler, Ross C

Seymour Samet papers

  • ASM0656
  • Collection
  • 1944-1995

The Seymour Samet Papers document primarily Mr. Samet’s civil rights work for the American Jewish Committee (AJC), the Dade County Community Relations Board and the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service from the 1960s to the 1980s...

Samet, Seymour, 1919-2014

Smathers, Senator George A. Photograph collection

  • ASM0635
  • Collection
  • 1942-1996

George A. Smathers (1913–2007) was an American lawyer and member of the Democratic Party who represented Florida in the United States Senate from 1951 until 1969. The collection contains original photographs of Senator Smathers with friends, famil...

Spohrer, B. F. collection

  • ASM0612
  • Collection
  • 1810-1876

Contains ten issues of Mexican, Honduran, and Argentinian newspapers from the 19th century, and one cache of Mexican letters from the 19th century, including one signed by Porfirio Díaz, the President of Mexico from 1876 to 1880 and from 1884 to 1...

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

Thomas J. Wood papers

  • ASM0209
  • Collection
  • 1943-1966

Thomas J. Wood was professor of government at the University of Miami. The Wood Papers document the move to consolidate the city of Miami and Dade county governments.  Legislation introduced in 1945 represented the first effort to combine local go...

Wood, Thomas J.

Virgil Barker papers

  • ASM0023
  • Collection
  • 1899-1964

The Virgil Barker Papers document the career of an influential critic and historian, and provide a interesting record of American art history from 1920-60.  The papers contain Barker's writings on art history, American culture, literature, hi...

Barker, Virgil, 1890-1965

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