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ASM0198 Verbinnen, Henri papers, 1910-1941Add to your cart.
Henri Verbinnen was a diplomat at the Belgian consulate in New York, supervisor for the Florida Works Progress Administration (WPA), and independent essayist. During the years after the Great Depression, he wrote a number of essays and letters on New Deal unemployment and relief policies. The collection contains letters, notebooks, drafts, essays, reports, memorandums, statistical reports, sketches, photographs and clippings.
ASM0162 George L. Vergara collection, 1908-1909Add to your cart.
The George L. Vergara collection contains microfilms and photocopies of the Bulletin of the Aerial Experiment Association between 1908-1909.
ASM9997 Albert Veri papers, 1960-1974Add to your cart.
Albert R. Veri was a Florida environmental planner and designer, and associate director of the Division of Applied Ecology of the Center for Urban Studies at the University of Miami. The Albert Veri papers consists of documents pertaining to these affairs and others, in the form of correspondence, memorandums, minutes, bibliographies, essays, maps, notebooks, notes, periodicals, photocopies, and typescripts.
ASM0677 Vintage Greeting Card Collection, ca. 1920s-1980sAdd to your cart.
A collection of vintage greeting cards, which currently features a unique selection of cards acquired by an unknown collector over thirty years. Thematically, the greeting cards showcase the ubiquitous view of traditional gender roles that permeated different eras, with the earliest cards dating to the 1920s. Though the cards are meant to be colorful, playful, and sentimental, they highlight the evolution of the depiction of both genders and their interactions as a couple over time, and in some cases, even prove to be subversive of traditional gender norms.
M0706 Vintage Scrapbook CollectionAdd to your cart.

This collection features an array of home-made scrapbooks from the early to mid-1900s, most of which feature antiquated forms of advertising and fashion. The creators are all unknowns or names without renown, but these scrapbooks highlight their personal tastes and interests, offering some unique insight into their lives.

There are currently four small scrapbooks in the collection, and more will be added periodically.

ASM0454 ArtSpace Virginia Miller Gallery Collection, 1991-2016Add to your cart.
Located in the heart of Coral Gables, ArtSpace Virginia Miller Galleries have served as a launching pad for budding young artists in South Florida and Latin America for over 44 years. This collection contains several publications and gallery catalogs that discuss many of the exhibits Virginia Miller and her colleagues have helped pioneer as well as showcase famous local artists, providing rich context for their unique exhibits.
ASU0315 Voices of Andrew [website], 1992-1993Add to your cart.

The website "Voices of Andrew" provides an online archive of 66 oral history interviews with people who lived through Hurricane Andrew and experienced the subsequent recovery process in the first months after the storm.

The interviews were conducted by undergraduate and graduate students of the University of Miami under the supervision of Professor Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr., Department of Teaching and Learning, School of Education. The web site lists 66 names of the interviewees as well as 63 transcripts and 41 audio recordings of the interviews available online.

The website was developed in collaboration with the Otto G. Richter Library.

ASM0257 Arnold Volpe papers, 1967Add to your cart.
The Arnold Volpe Papers contains sheet music and scores composed by University of Miami professor Arnold Volpe.

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