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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...

Mark F. Boyd collection

  • ASM0037
  • Collection
  • 1493-1953

The Mark F. Boyd Collection contains materials relating to Florida and United States history as well as to natural history and medicine.  The collection, arranged in six series, includes maps, newspapers, prints, photographs, pamphlets, original d...

Boyd, Mark F., 1889-1968

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 ...

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

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...

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

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,...

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.

Florence Brigham papers

  • ASM0039
  • Collection
  • 1791-1957

The Florence Brigham Papers consist of four boxes of material totalling two cubic feet of files. The Papers include research materials Brigham compiled from numerous primary and secondary sources including articles and books, diaries, notes and ot...

Brigham, Florence

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...

Fred Koch collection

  • ASM0117
  • Collection
  • 1823-1944

The personal papers of Frederick H. Koch, dramatist and educator, were donated to the University of Miami Archives by his son Fred H. Koch Jr., a Professor in Drama here at the University of Miami from 1939 to 1977.  The collection was received in...

Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944

Abner T. Allen papers

  • ASM0009
  • Collection
  • 1832-1896

The Abner T. Allen Papers consist primarily of Allen's correspondence with family in New England during the mid- to late-1800s.The papers of Abner T. Allen reflect his life as a farmer and merchant in the state of Ohio during the 1800's....

Allen, Abner T., 1813-1901

Lloyd T. Everett papers

  • ASM0068
  • Collection
  • 1833-1950

Lloyd T. Everett practiced law and researched, wrote and lectured on Confederate history from a legal standpoint. His papers contain manuscript copies of articles and books as well as published works. Articles include manuscript copies of "Ab...

Everett, Lloyd T. (Lloyd Tilghman), 1875-1958

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...

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...

Charles Deering collection

  • ASM0055
  • Collection
  • 1883-1926

Charles Deering was a collector of art and a friend to many notable artists including John Sargeant and Augustus St. Gaudens. Painting, scrulpture, prints, rugs and many other items combined to decorate and furnish the Deering Estate in Florida.  ...

Deering, Charles, 1852-1927

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...

Florida Promotional Materials collection

  • ASM0250
  • Collection
  • 1886-

The Florida Promotional Materials (1886 to present) consists of a variety of advertising literature used by governmental and private organizations to depict the region as an ideal vacation destination. The collection includes various richly illust...

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.

M.S. Mishler collection

  • ASM0135
  • Collection
  • 1897-1950

The M.S. Mishler Collection consists of two account books of Mr. M.S. Mishler and one account book of the Little River Mutual Telephone Co. of Little River, Florida. Mr. Mishler and his family moved in 1899 from Chicago to Little River, an area so...

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