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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...

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...

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...

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.

Dante B. Fascell congressional papers

  • ASM0361
  • Collection
  • 1955-1993

The Dante B. Fascell Congressional Papers document 38 years of one man's involvement in United States politics. The collection also represents a unique resource for study and research relating to the history of South Florida from 1955-1993. T...

Fascell, Dante B., 1917-1998

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...

W.A. Blount papers

  • ASM0405
  • Collection
  • 1910-1911

The W.A. Blount Papers consist of the correspondence of 1910 and 1911 between W.A. Blount of the Pensacola, Florida, law firm of Blount, Blount and Carter and R.E. Hall, superintendent of the Department of Public Instruction of Dade County, Florid...

Blount, W.A.

James Horace Alderman collection

  • ASM0443
  • Collection
  • 1929

The James Horace Alderman Collection consists of the typescript of "The Life Story of James Horace Alderman." Horace Alderman (ca. 1882-1929) was a Prohibition-era smuggler and rum runner who in 1927 killed three Coast Guard agents and w...

Alderman, James Horace

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 ...

B. Kursunoglu papers

  • ASM0466
  • Collection
  • 1967-1978

Dr. Behram Kursunoglu was the Chairman of the Board for the Center for Theoretical Studies at the University of Miami. The papers consist of letters of communication between Kursunoglu and the professors that lectured at the Center to faculty and ...

Leonard Albasi/Gill Family collection

  • ASM0467
  • Collection
  • 1937

The Leonard Albasi/Gill Family Collection contains eight copy negatives and ten copy prints of 1937 photographs of American pilot Amelia Earhart at an unidentified airfield, probably Miami's Municipal Field. In 1937, Earhart made her second a...

Albasi, Leonard and Gill

Franklin Q. Brown papers

  • ASM0483
  • Collection
  • 1898

The Franklin Q. Brown Papers consist primarily of letters written by railroad executive Brown in 1898 while he served as colonel of the Florida State Militia during the Spanish-American War. The collection also contains clippings, photographs, and...

Brown, Franklin Quimby, 1862-1955

Juan Domingo Perón collection

  • ASM0512
  • Collection
  • 1944-1974

The majority of the collection consists of official publications documenting a variety of facets of Perón's political career, including his involvement in the 1943-1946 military government,  his first two presidential terms (1946-1955) and hi...

Perón, Juan Domingo, 1895-1974

Holsum Bakery records

  • ASM0533
  • Collection
  • 1913-1994

The Fuchs Baking Co. bakery in Miami, colloquially known as the Holsum Bakery, was founded in 1913 and closed in 1994. The Holsum Bakery Collection contains reports, minutes, certificates, brochures, appraisal reports, and other official files, do...

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.

Caribbean Documents Collection

  • ASM0570
  • Collection
  • 1542-1959

The collection consists of correspondence and documents (ex. property transactions including slave registers) from the various islands of the Caribbean such as Jamaica, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Christopher, Trinidad and Tobago from the 16th to the ...

F. Charles Ruegg papers

  • ASM0604
  • Collection
  • 1940-1980

The F. Charles Ruegg Papers consists primarily of correspondence, photographs and notes from Ruegg’s employment with Pan American World Airways from 1940 to 1951. These materials primarily document his experience with Pan Am in Africa (PAA Africa)...

Ruegg, Charles F.

Felix Jay papers

  • ASM0606
  • Collection

The Felix Jay Papers consist of the manuscripts of over 40 unpublished research papers by Dr. Jay on Latin American history and culture, with an emphasis on the Spanish presence in the New World. The folder numbers used by Dr. Jay are retained here.

Jay, Felix

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...

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