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ASU0138 James S. Penny photograph collection, 1948-1952Add to your cart.

The James S. Penny photograph collection contains 36 black and white photographs taken by a University of Miami journalism professor and his students depicting UM and Miami-related subjects from 1948 to 1952.

There are two folders in this collection, the first of which is titled "33 Photographs taken by James Penny (Prof of Journalism at U of M) and his students from 1948-1952."  The second folder is titled  "U of M students of Journalism - 1 photograph, and  Exhibition at the U of Missouri of the Annual Photography Contest Winners - 2 photographs."

Mrs. James Penny gave the pictures to Richter Library on July 17, 1984.

ASU0180 Jay F. W. Pearson scrapbooks, 1930-1954Add to your cart.
This collection consists of scrapbooks belonging to University of Miami President Jay F. W. Pearson and contains clippings, programs, and other miscellaneous items.
ASU0135 John Thom Holdsworth collection, 1955-1957Add to your cart.

The John Thom Holdsworth Collection consists of two typewritten manuscripts, "Thirty Years of the University of Miami" and "Origins and Evolution of Universities and Colleges," written by Dr. John Thom Holdsworth, who was the first Dean of the School of Business Administration from 1929 to 1941.

"Thirty Years of the University of Miami" has 28 chapters in 28 folders plus 2 additional folders that contain related information.  It was written in mid 1950s and given to Richter Library in 1973.

"Origins and Evolution of Universities and Colleges" is 165 pages long.  Publication date is unknown.  It was donated by the school to the University Archives in September 2014.

ASU0177 Juan Ramon Jimenez collection, 1973Add to your cart.

The collection contains poems, two recorded university events in 1973, and a plaque of Juan Ramon Jimenez (1881-1958), who was a Spanish poet received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1956.  He and his wife Zenobia Camprubi lived in Miami from 1939 to 1942, and he taught classes and lectured at the University of Miami from 1940 to 1942.

The first audio tape is titled "Juan Ramon Jimenez Program (titled Tribute on the reel) by UM Students" held at Richter Library's Brockway Lecture Hall on October 11, 1973.  The second tape is titled "Jimenez Event" on October 13, 1973.  The tapes are in 1/4 reel-to-reel format.  Recording speed and length are unknown.  They are not digitized and transcripts of the recordings are not available.

A bronze plaque was dedicated by the University of Miami on October 12, 1973, which reads "Juan Ramon Jimenez, 1881-1958, Nobel Prize in Literature 1956, Lecturer in Spanish in this university 1940-1942, "Quisiera que mi libro fuese, como es el cielo for la noche, todo verdad resente, sin historia."  The size of the plaque is 11x14 inches.

A 4-page note card (4.5x7.75 inches) printed in black and white contains a poster "Centenario de Juan Ramon Jimenez 1881-1981," two handwritten poems, a picture of the plaque held at the University of Miami Library, and his statue at Colegio Nacional in Vitoria, Alava.

A 20-page booklet (5.75x8 inches) printed in black and white contains a self-portrait and 19 handwritten and typed poems.

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