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ASU0237 U.S. aid to Haiti [faculty publication], 1984Add to your cart.
The 33-page publication "U.S. aid to Haiti" was written by O. R. Dathorne and published by the Association of Caribbean Studies, University of Miami, as Monograph Series I in 1984.
ASU0295 UMiami Scientifica [university publication], 2014-Add to your cart.
UMiami Scientifica is the first student-produced scientific undergraduate magazine in the history of the University of Miami representing medical, engineering, and scientific ideas to the undergraduate students of the university.  It is a publication of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami.  The first issue (Volume I, Issue I) was published in November 2014.
ASU0309 Una Austin Weeks Collection, 1910sAdd to your cart.
Una Austin Week, whose maiden name was Una Austin, was a professional concert mezzo-soprano singer peformed in London, England in the 1910s.  The collection contains professional portrait photographs, concert programs, and press clippings of her performance appeared in newspapers.
ASU0611 Undergraduate Honors Theses collection, 1989-2013Add to your cart.

The Undergraduate Honors Theses collection contains papers written by University of Miami undergraduate students from 1989 to the present.

This collection is separate from the University of Miami's Theses and Dissertations collection written by graduate and doctoral students since 1943.  Richter holds over 9,000 theses and dissertations in Richter's general collection, and they can be searched in the library's online catalog by title and author.

The University of Miami Graduate School's collection of electronic theses and dissertations, over 4,000 titles published from 1961 to present, are available online at the website below.

ASU0084 Undergraduate Student Body Government recordsAdd to your cart.
This collection contains miscellaneous records of the Undergraduate Student Body Government, including annual reports, newsletters, faculty evaluations, and assorted publications.
ASU0112 University Buildings and Dedications records, 1940-1990Add to your cart.
This collection consists of invitations and dedication programs for various buildings on the Coral Gables, Medical, and Marine campuses of the University.
ASU0293 University Curriculum Committee records, 2012-2013Add to your cart.
The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, and policies of the Committee from 2012 to 2013 kept by a committee member.  Permission by the current Committee Chair is necessary to access the documents.
ASU0136 University of Miami 60 Years of Achievement [video recording], 1985Add to your cart.

University of Miami 60 Years of Achievement is a video program commemorating the 60th anniversary of the University.

It was a presentation of the University of Miami Office of Public Affairs, Division of University Affairs, and was written and produced by Dennis Gaffney.

The University Archives holds a VHS tape of the program.  Service copies on DVD are made from the tape. The program length is 27 minutes and 50 seconds.

Alan Cross, Arva Moore Parks, Frank Smathers, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Paul Nagel, Francis Hougtaling, Kay Courtney, Lawrence (Larry) "Big Boy" Catha, Connie Weldon, Fernando Belaunde Terry, Margaret J. Mustard, Dante Fascell, Riis Owre, Norman Kenyon, R. Bunn Gautier, Charlton W. Tebeau, Henry King Stanford, Harold Long, Edward T. "Tad" Foote II, and James W. McLamore were interviewed during the program.

ASU0202 University of Miami Accounting Conference [university publication], 1983Add to your cart.

The publication contains 14 papers presented at the University of Miami Accounting Conference, which was organized by the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants held at the new University of Miami Knight International Conference Center in Miami, Florida on September 22-23, 1983.

The publication includes 7 presentations made by University of Miami faculty.

ASU 0251 University of Miami Archives Film and Video collection, 1980s-2000sAdd to your cart.

The collection consists of film and videos depicting the history and development of the University of Miami from its establishment in 1925 to present.  These visual works were created by various schools and departments of the University, such as the University Communications, the School of Communication and the University of Miami Athletics.

Most of the titles in the collection are recorded in formats currently unplayable at the UM libraries, such as Umatic and Betacam.  They have been gradually digitized by a reputable digital preservation company.  Please contact the Archivist for further questions about future digitization of the collection.

ASU 0286 University of Miami Archives brochure collection, 1960-1980Add to your cart.
The University of Miami Archives Brochure Collection contains promotional literature created by various schools and departments of the University of Miami from the 1960s to 1980s.
ASU0314 University of Miami Board of Trustees Photograph Collection, 1925-2014Add to your cart.
University of Miami Board of Trustees Photograph Collection contains portrait pictures of the trustees of the University of Miami.  The organization was called Board of Regents from 1925 to 1934.  The pictures were donated by the Board to the University Archives in July 2014.
ASU0130 University of Miami bulletins, 1926-2000Add to your cart.

This collection consists of the University of Miami bulletins from 1926 to 2000.

The most recent bulletins, 2003-4 to present, are available online at the link below.

ASU0651 University of Miami campus architecture collection, 1926-2013Add to your cart.
The historical blueprints and the drawings of UM buildings are important components of the University Archives.  The items in the collection are identified by building name, architect, location, types of materials, and date.  Materials range in date from the earliest days of the University in the 1920s to current day materials.
ASU0284 University of Miami Campus Area Development District reports, 1992-1993Add to your cart.

The reports are in two volumes: Volume One published in July 1992 and Volume Two (marked "As Amended - 1993") in 1993.

Each volume is over 300 pages long and consists of 4 identical chapters - [Tab One] Coral Gables Campus Plan by Dober Lidsky Craig & Associates, Belmont, MA, [Tab Two] Coral Gables Campus Design Manual by Perkins & Will, Chicago, IL and University of Miami Buildings and Grounds Committee, [Tab Three] Coral Gables Campus Utility Study by Post Buckley Schuh & Jenigan, Miami, FL, [Tab Four] Coral Gables Campus Parking & Traffic Study by Ralph Burke Associates Inc., Park Ridge, IL and Joseph F. Rice, P.E., Miami, FL.

Volume Two also includes “Proposed Amendments to the Coral Gables Campus Design Manual by Barbara White, AIA, University Architect and Celeste Manolas, Associate University Architect” dated June 1, 1996 and “Proposed Amendments to the Coral Gables Campus Plan by Michael Dennis & Associates, Architecture and Urban Design and Rafael I. Peruyera, Campus Planning and Programing” dated June 1, 1995.

ASU0173 University of Miami Campus District (UCD) annual reports, 2011-2013Add to your cart.

The University of Miami submits annual reports to the City of Coral Gables regarding any changes to the Campus Master Plan.

The reports were prepared by the Real Estate, Campus Planning, Construction Office of the University of Miami.

Currently, the University Archives holds the 2011 annual report submitted on June 1, 2011.

ASU0247 University of Miami ceremonial mace, 1950s-1980sAdd to your cart.

The ceremonial mace in the collection of the University Archives was donated by the Office of Commencement of the University of Miami in 2010.  It is a symbolic weapon to protect the ideals of truth, justice, and leaning carried at the head of the academic procession during the commencement ceremony by the Grand Marshal, whose symbolic duty is the protection of the University, its people, and its processes.

There are no documents on the ceremonial maces used by the university in the past and present, but the Archives assumes that the item donated was the second mace used from 1950s to 1980s.  Historical images of the first and second maces are available in the University of Miami Historical Photograph Collection.

According to the Office of Commencement, the current mace dates back to 1986, which was sculpted by UM professor of art William Ward.

ASU0017 University of Miami Commencement Ceremony collection, 1927-2014Add to your cart.
This collection provides records of the commencement ceremonies held by all the schools and departments of the University of Miami since 1927.  It consists of commencement programs in print (1927-2014) and commencement recordings (2003-2014) donated by the University of Miami's Office of Commencement.
University of Miami Comprehensive Combined Annual Security Report & Annual Fire Safety Reports, 2013-2017Add to your cart.
Published annually by the University of Miami Police Department, the University of Miami Comprehensive Combined Annual Security Report & Annual Fire Safety Report provides information on campus crime statistics for all UM campuses, as well as safety resources, UMPD policies, and UM safety procedures.
ASU0171 University of Miami Coral Gables Campus Master Plan presentations, 2008 MayAdd to your cart.
This collection contains eight proposals titled "University of Miami Coral Gables Campus Master Planning Services" presented by eight design firms on May 12, 2008.  There is also an additional report titled "University of Miami Coral Gables Master Plan Steering Committee Meeting Firm Presentations" dated May 21, 2008.
ASU0297 University of Miami Coral Gables campus plan, 1989Add to your cart.
The 37-page report was prepared by Dober, Lidsky, Craig and Associates, Inc.
ASU0294 University of Miami Coral Gables Design Manual, n.d.Add to your cart.

The 73-page report was prepared by Perkins & Will and revised by Buildings and Grounds Committee.  Publication year is not specified.

There are reports with the same title contained in the publication "University of Miami Campus Area Development Districts, 1992 and 1993 in 2 volumes, but this version is slightly different and seems older than the later editions.

ASU 0248 University of Miami Department of Chemistry records, 1977-2003Add to your cart.
The UM Department of Chemistry Records consist of departmental reports, newsletters, and photographs of its people and events from the 1970s to 2000s.
ASU0208 University of Miami dictionary,  English Spanish, Spanish English [faculty publication], 1986Add to your cart.

The English/Spanish and Spanish/English dictionary, 2nd edition, was published by Editorial America, S.A. in Panama.  It is in 412 pages and lists 38,400 words and its meanings.

The Direccion General of the publication was Dr. Maria Eloisa Alvarez de Real, the Subdirector was Carlos Roman, and the representative of the University of Miami was Dr. Gerald G. Curtis.

ASU0182 University of Miami Digital Documentation Project, 2011Add to your cart.

The collection consists of CDs and reports on demolished buildings on the University of Miami's Coral Gables campus.  The CDs contain current (2011) and historical photographs and blueprints of the buildings. The reports list thumbnail images and descriptions and blueprints of the photographs.

The study was conducted for the University of Miami by Elizabeth Chifari of Holland & Knight in Miami.  The historical images and building plans in the reports were provided by the University Archives.

ASU0149 University of Miami disaster preparation and recovery: a plan for business continuity report, 2002-2006Add to your cart.
The University Archives holds three reports, which were revised on June 1, 2002, June 1, 2003, and June 1, 2006.  They are marked "Confidential" on the covers.
ASU0642 University of Miami historical photograph collection, 1926-1981Add to your cart.

The Historical Photograph Collection holds over 500,000 photographs, negatives, and slides that document the University’s growth from 1920s through the presidency of Henry King Stanford in 1970s.  Especially rich are images of UM sports, the expansion of each campus, student life, and special events such as commencement ceremonies.

The collection is processed to the folder level.  See the arrangement section for the ten major subject categories in the collection.  For further details see the finding aid in the container list in PDF for the 4,000 subcategories from “Albert Pick Hall Center for Advanced International Studies” to “Trustees.”

Patrons can browse approximately 8,000 images from the collection or research them by subject and keyword at the website below.  The images available at the site are in lower quality, but publication-ready high quality images are also available at additional cost.

ASU0282 Univeristy of Miami Married Student Housing records, 1967-1972Add to your cart.

The collection consists of memorandums, newsletters, and a brochure written by the Housing Office of the University of Miami for married students from 1967 to 1972.  It also includes several issues of “Married Student News” written by the Married Student Association of the university from 1971 to 1972.

The documents were collected by Frederick Karrenberg (B.S. ‘68; M.S. ‘70), who lived in married student housing during the period, and donated to the University Archives by his partner Elizabeth Chifari (UM School of Law ’93) in July 2010.

ASU 0274 University of Miami memorabilia collection, 1926-2016Add to your cart.
The collection consists of memorabilia commemorating anniversaries and special events by the University of Miami, its schools and departments, athletic programs, student groups, and affiliated organizations.
ASU0052 University of Miami Office of Media Relations photograph collectionAdd to your cart.

The majority of the items found in this collection are photographs, negatives, and contact sheets of university buildings, its people, and events taken by the Office of Media Relations from the 1940s to the 1990s.  Press releases, university publications, and other materials created by the department are also available in the collection.

The Office of Media Relations is a department of the University Communications, and they are responsible for communicating information regarding the University’s achievements, faculty research, programs, and events to the local, regional, national, and international news media.

ASU0624 University of Miami press clippings, 1960-1999Add to your cart.
The University of Miami press clippings collection contains miscellaneous news clippings, articles, and reports from various divisions of the University dating from 1960 to 1999.
ASU0648 University of Miami Press records, 1948-1980Add to your cart.
This collection contains records from the University of Miami Press, including book reviews, correspondence, and promotional files.
ASU0131 University of Miami Schedule of Classes, 1939-2004Add to your cart.

This collection consists of the University of Miami's class schedules in print, which used to be published each semester by the Office of the Registrar.

The University Archives holds volumes from 1939 to 2004.  Some issues have been bound and titled "University of Miami Class Schedule" on spine.

In recent years, class schedules have become only available online.  Go to the link below for the last information.

ASU0292 University of Miami SpectrUm Records [electronic records]Add to your cart.
The collection consists of electronic messages and attachments sent by the Univeristy of Miami's student organization SpectrUM to its members.  SpectrUM is the university's undergraduate organization for LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) and allied students.
ASU0158 University of Miami strategic plans, 1984-2011Add to your cart.
The University Archives holds two strategic reports for the period "June 1, 1998-May 31, 2003" and for "June 1, 2001-May 31, 2006."  Permission from the Office of the President is required to access them.
ASU0157 University of Miami summary plan description, 2000-2005Add to your cart.
This report lists benefit programs for the University of Miami faculty and staff, such as health care insurance, long term disability income, and faculty retirement plans.
ASU0144 University of Miami Tax Conference records, 1948-1978Add to your cart.
This collection contains the proceedings of annual tax conferences held at the University of Miami.
ASU0245 University of Miami University Communications Collection, 1980s - 2000sAdd to your cart.
The collection contains photographs, video recordings, university publications, and press clippings on University of Miami's schools, departments, programs, and events created by the University Communications during the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s.
ASU0154 University Presbyterian Church records, 1926-1979Add to your cart.
This collection contains the records of the University Presbyterian Church, which include correspondence, committee proceedings, financial information, guest records, and other church reports.
ASU0301 University of Miami Archives Orange Bowl Collection, 1984-2014Add to your cart.
The collection consists of photographs, publications, pamphlets and other items on the history of the Orange Bowl donated by the University of Miami Athletics to the University Archives from the 1980s to present.
n/a Universtiy of Miami Legacy [website], 2002Add to your cart.

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.

ASU0122 Universtiy of Miami Presidential Inauguration collection, 1953-2016Add to your cart.
The collection consists of materials from the University of Miami's presidential inaugural ceremonies and receptions by Presidents Pearson, Foote, Shalala, and Frenk, such as inaugural speeches, ceremony programs, invitations, and press clippings.
ASU0172 US Publications: Official United Black Students Newspaper, 1974-1975Add to your cart.

US Publications was the official newspaper of the United Black Students of the University of Miami in the 1970s.

The University Archives holds three issues of the newspaper: Vol. 1, No. 1, October 1, 1974 (2 copies); Vol. 1, No. 2, November 1, 1974 (3 copies); and Vol. 1, No. 3, February 22, 1975 (1 copy).

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