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Papal Visit collection, 1987 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Esperanza de Varona, 1987

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Title: Papal Visit collection, 1987Add to your cart.

ID: ASM0241

Creator: de Varona, Esperanza

Extent: 2.0 Boxes. More info below.

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains materials documenting Pope John Paul II's visit to Miami, September 10-11, 1987. It includes photographs, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, special edition periodicals, and posters. The collection was compiled with donations from various people working at the University of Miami's Otto G. Richter Library. The photographs in this collection were taken by members of the Otto G. Richter Library staff during the Papal visit. They were donated by Georgina Golik, Ana Rosa Núñez, and Blanca Herrera Torres.

Subject/Index Terms

John Paul II, Pope, 1920-2005 - Travel - Florida - Miami
Papal visits - Florida - Miami

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 boxes

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Acquisition Method: Gift of various Otto G. Richter Library staff, 1987

Separated Materials:

The Pope: Journey to America. (1987). New York, NY: Beekman House.

The Pope in America : a pictorial record.Secaucus, N.J. : Chartwell Books, 1979.

Preferred Citation: Papal Visit collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information:

Esperanza de Varona, 1987. Encoded by: Giselle Fernandez, October 2003

Retrospectively converted from HTML to EAD XML September, 2008 by Lyn MacCorkle and Kyle Rimkus based on a crosswalk by María Estorino.

Finding Aid Revision History:

Revisions to the collection-level record made by Beata Bergen, June 2009.

Revisions made by Steve Hersh, April 2013, as part of transfer of collection from the Cuban Heritage Collection to the Special Collections division.

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Historical Note

On September 10, 1987, Pope John Paul II began a nine-city tour of the United States in Miami, Florida. He was welcomed by a group of 4,500 political and religious dignitaries led by President Ronald Reagan. His visit to Miami included a parade down Biscayne Boulevard on the evening of Thursday, September 10 and a morning, outdoor Mass at Tamiami Park on Friday, September 11, 1987.

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Folder 1: Memorabilia: FlagsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Cuban paper flag on wooden stick, 1987Add to your cart.
Labeled "Cuba desterrada saluda a S.S. Juan Pablo II." (Exiled Cuba welcomes His Holiness John Paul II), Municipios de Cuba en el Exilio.
Item 2: Papal visit flag, 1987Add to your cart.
Cloth, silkscreen in color, reads "His Holiness John Paul II; Su Santidad Juan Pablo II; Su Santité Jean Paul II. Miami, Sept. 10/11, 1987."
Folder 2: Periodicals and NewspapersAdd to your cart.
Item 1: The Voice: Official Publication of the Catholic Archdiocese of Miami, 1987Add to your cart.
Papal Preview Issue, Vol. 34, no. 17, (Sept. 4, 1987). Miami, FL.
Item 2: La Voz: Publicación Oficial de la Arquidiócesis Católica de Miami, 1987Add to your cart.
Edición Especial, Sept. 10, 1987.
Item 3: The Voice: Official Publication of the Catholic Archdiocese of Miami, 1987Add to your cart.
Papal Souvenir Issue. Vol. 14, no 18, Sept 18, 1987. Miami, FL.
Item 4: La Voz: Publicación Oficial de la Arquidiocesis Católica de Miami, 1987Add to your cart.
Edición Especial. Sept 25, 1987.
Item 5: The Word Among Us, 1987Add to your cart.
Anthony Bosnick. [Published by] The Word Among Us. Sept. 1987. [Papal Visit Edition].
Item 6: La Voz: Publicación Oficial de la Arquediocesis Católica de Miami., 1987Add to your cart.
Vol. XXIV, 28 de agosto de 1987.
Item 7: La Nación, 1987Add to your cart.
Año XI, no. 605, Sep. 4, 1987.
Item 8: Ideal, 1987Add to your cart.
Edición Especial
Item 9: The Miami Herald, 1987Add to your cart.
A Special Section - The Papal Visit, Sunday, Sept. 7, 1987.
Item 10: El Miami Herald [Spanish], 1987Add to your cart.
Sección Especial - Visita del Papa. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1987.
Folder 3: 12" vinyl record: Voz y Mensaje de su Santidad Juan Pablo II, n.d.Add to your cart.

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