Collection n/a - Universtiy of Miami Legacy [website]

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Universtiy of Miami Legacy [website]

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  • 2002 (Creation)

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The Otto G. Richter Library, on the Coral Gables campus of the University of Miami, completed in 1962, houses collections that serve the arts, architecture, humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. It is a depository for federal and state government publications. Rare books, maps, manuscript and archival collections are housed in Special Collections, the Cuban Heritage Collection and University Archives.

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University of Miami Legacy contains photographs and media selected from the University of Miami Historical Photographs Collection and the Oral History Collection housed in the Special Collections of the University of Miami Libraries.  The inspiration for this website was a Richter Library exhibit developed by Tina Surman and Ruthanne Vogel in celebration of the University's 75th Anniversary.

This site is the product of the efforts of two University of Miami librarians. Lyn MacCorkle was responsible for the database development and web design, and Ruthanne Vogel worked with item selection and provided the historical research for the textual content.

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Section I: Introduction

Section II: Chronology

Section III: Bibliography

Section IV: Historical photographs

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  • English

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University Archives' website

Information about related materials is available at http://library.miami.edu/universityarchives/

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