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ASU0126 Academic Deans' Council minutes, 1949-1983Add to your cart.
This collection contains the official minutes of the University's Academic Deans' Council.  Permission from the Office of the President is required to access the collection.
ASU0162 Academic Library Development Program: a Richter Library self-study report, 1981-1983Add to your cart.
This collection contains the working papers and the final report of the Richter Library self-study team. The 225-page-long final report was compiled by the Library Faculty and Staff Study Team members: Ronald P. Naylor (Chair), Carol F. Ahmad, Mercedes V. de Villers, Charles Hicks, Peter Losey Mapes, Judith R. Rabkin, and Lesbia Orta Varona.
ASU0191 Afro-Cuban diasporan religions: a comparative analysis of the literature and selected annotated bibliography [faculty publication], 2000Add to your cart.

The 74-page publication "Afro-Cuban diasporan religions: a comparative analysis of the literature and selected annotated bibliography" was written by Sara M. Sanchez, who was Associate Professor and Caribbean/Latin American Bibliographer, Richter Library, University of Miami.

It was published by the Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies under Occasional Paper Series in August 2000.

ASU9999 After Hurricane Matthew: resources, capacities, and pathways to recovery and reconstruction on devastated communities in Haiti [University Publication, 2017 MayAdd to your cart.

The 40-page report "After Hurricane Matthew: Resources, Capacities, and Pathways to Recovery and Reconstruction of Devastated Communities in Haiti" was written by Louis Herns Marcelin and Toni Cela, and published by the Interuniversity Institute for Research and Development (INURED) located in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in May 2017.  The report was also published in French with the title "Apres l'ouragan Matthew: Ressources, Capacites et Moyens de Redressement et de Reconstruction des Communautes Devastees en Haiti."

The University of Miami's Institute for Advanced Studies of the Americas and the College of Arts & Sciences are co-sponsors of the publication.

ASU0003 Alumni Association records, 1935-2013Add to your cart.
The Alumni Association records collection contains organizational records including bulletins, minutes of meetings, and newsletters, among other items.
ASU00247 Appraisal of certain real estate parcels for the University of Miami, Inc., 1953Add to your cart.

The 120-page report was written by E. Earl Wilson, M.A.I. and E. D. Keefer, M.A.I. for the University of Miami in 1953.  The purpose of this appraisal was to estimate the market value of the properties of the University of Miami as of May 15, 1953.

The publication provides descriptions and evaluations of the university's parcels in the North Campus, president's residence, and the South Campus, such as zoning, maps, photographs and architectural plans.

ASU0298 Arthur Vining Davis [publication], 2014Add to your cart.
The 40-page publication depicts Arthur Vining “Art” Davis's life with photographs and press articles, who was an American industrialist, investor, and philanthropist.  It was created by The Arthur Vining Davis Foudations for their Board of Trustees Meeting held on February 6-8, 2014 at The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida.  He was a trustee of the University of Miami from 1953-1962.
ASU0111 Atomic-bombed roof tiles from Hiroshima University, 1945-2013Add to your cart.

The Association of Hiroshima University's Sending Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles donated five pieces of roof tiles to the University of Miami in January 2013 together with a letter from Hiroshima University's president, English brochures of the University, a picture book on atomic bomb victims in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and a picture book on the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake.

The tiles were collected from the bottom of Motoyasu River, which was ground zero of the atomic bomb explosion.  The largest roof tile measures 5 inches by 7 inches. Their safety is certified by the Institute of Radiation Effect (Japan) as a guarantee that they will not cause health damage to humans.

The donor wishes the tiles to be exhibited and used as an educational tool to spread the Association's call for everlasting peace and absolute opposition to nuclear weapons.  The University of Miami was contacted because it had sent Hiroshima University some seeds of a sabal palmetto tree in 1951 to help in greening the University grounds.

ASU0163 Attacking attrition: reinforcing retention, a report on student, faculty and staff perceptions [university publication], 1983 February 15Add to your cart.

This report was prepared by Dr. William R. Butler, Dean William B. Sheeder, and Dr. Jerry W. Askew of the Division of Student Affairs.  It was submitted to Dr. Edward T. Foote, II, President, and Dr. William F. Lee, III, Provost.

The report is marked confidential on the cover.  Permission from the Office of the President is necessary to access the report.

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