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H. Franklin Williams papers, 1956-1971 | University of Miami Special Collections

By William E. Brown, Jr.

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Collection Overview

Title: H. Franklin Williams papers, 1956-1971Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1956-1971

ID: ASM0202

Creator: Williams, H. Franklin

Extent: 18.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

EOPI records include minutes of meetings, applications for agencies participating in the program, project outlines, budgets, reprints of articles on social programs and issues, progress reports of participating agencies, and publications such as the Headstart Newsletter and Communities in Action. A report on "Projects Funded in Dade County Florida under the economic Opportunity Act of 1964 and Amendments through 1967" provides an overview of agencies involved. Records cover individual agencies and projects including Headstart, Relocation Housing, Job Corp, Work-study Programs at Barry College, Miami Dade Community College and the University of Miami, legal service programs, Upward Bound and others.

Reports and memos of the University Publications Committee contain critiques of several publications and reveal efforts to improve the university's public image. Activities of the Faculty Senate are documented in minutes of meetings, memos, and committee reports which pertain to academic planning, athletics, the curriculum and other topics. Correspondence, project outlines, and minutes of meetings relate to the Gerontological Society established by the University in 1957.

Papers pertaining to the Middle Eastern Institute, Inc. include outlines of lectures, "Conference Room Papers" on religious discrimination in the Middle East, excerpts of articles, correspondence with the Zionist Council of Florida and invitations to institute speakers. Newspaper clippings, a copy of the charter, applications for teaching positions, summaries of talks and correspondence relate to the University of the Americas, Inc. to be sponsored and directed by the University of Miami. Additional records involve the Community Television Foundation of South Florida which allowed the university with a to broadcast television programs.

Formats/Genres: Articles, Clippings, Letters, Memorandums, Minutes, Notes, Photocopies, Reports

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The H. Franklin Williams Papers provide an extensive record of the activities of the Economic Opportunity Program, Inc. (EOPI), a non-profit corporation established to provide "through governmental or private means economic opportunity for the citizens and residents of Dade County, Florida and to further assist in the war against poverty...". The program coordinated governmental units and local agencies involved in implementing the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. Williams was a professor of history and administrator at the University of Miami from 1939 to 1972.

Biographical Note

H. Franklin Williams joined the University of Miami faculty in 1939 as a professor of history. Although he continued to teach one course each semester, Williams accepted a succession of administrative positions. He served as Chairman of the History Department and as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. In 1948, President Bowman F. Ashe appointed Williams as Vice President and Dean of Faculties. Williams later served as Dean of Students, Vice President for Community Affairs, and Dean of University College. Subsequently, He returned to teaching full time in the history department where served until 1972.

Among many other university contributions, Williams served on the University Publications Committee and was a member of the Gerontological Council, Vice President the Middle Eastern Institute, and helped establish the University of the Americas Inc. During the 1960's Williams acted as chairman of the Personnel Committee and as vice president of the Economic Opportunity Program, Inc.

Subject/Index Terms

Dade County (Fla.) - Economic conditions
Economic policy - United States - 1961-1971
United States - Economic Opportunity Act of 1964
University of Miami - History
University of Miami. Middle East Studies Institute

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research, but is kept in an off campus storage facility. Please allow up to 72 hours for delivery of requested materials.

Use Restrictions: H. Franklin Williams Papers Finding Aid © 1992 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Finding Aid Revision History: Revised by Rudo Kemper.

Container List (PDF): http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/legacy/asm0202CL.pdf


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Series I: Economic Opportunity Program, Inc.Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Jul 1963 - Jun 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Jul 1963 - Jun 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Jul 1963 - Jun 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Jul 1963 - Jun 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Jul 1963 - Jun 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Jul 1963 - Jun 1965Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Jul 1965 - 1965, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Jul 1965 - 1965, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Jul 1965 - 1965, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Jul 1965 - 1965, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Jan 1966 - Apr 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Jan 1966 - Apr 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Jan 1966 - Apr 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Jan 1966 - Apr 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Jan 1966 - Apr 1966Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 16: May 1966 - Jul 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 17: May 1966 - Jul 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 18: May 1966 - Jul 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 19: May 1966 - Jul 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 20: May 1966 - Jul 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 21: May 1966 - Jul 1966Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Aug 1966 - Nov 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Aug 1966 - Nov 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Aug 1966 - Nov 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Aug 1966 - Nov 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Aug 1966 - Nov 1966Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Dec 1966 - Mar 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Dec 1966 - Mar 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Dec 1966 - Mar 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Dec 1966 - Mar 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Dec 1966 - Mar 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Dec 1966 - Mar 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Dec 1966 - Mar 1967Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Apr 1967 - Jun 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Apr 1967 - Jun 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Apr 1967 - Jun 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Apr 1967 - Jun 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Apr 1967 - Jun 1967Add to your cart.
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Folder 39: Jul 1967 - Sep 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Jul 1967 - Sep 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Jul 1967 - Sep 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Jul 1967 - Sep 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Jul 1967 - Sep 1967Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Oct 1967 - Dec 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Oct 1967 - Dec 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Oct 1967 - Dec 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Oct 1967 - Dec 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Oct 1967 - Dec 1967Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 49: 1967, n.d. - Apr 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 50: 1967, n.d. - Apr 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 51: 1967, n.d. - Apr 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 52: 1967, n.d. - Apr 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 53: 1967, n.d. - Apr 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 54: 1967, n.d. - Apr 1968Add to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 55: May 1968 - Sep 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 56: May 1968 - Sep 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 57: May 1968 - Sep 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 58: May 1968 - Sep 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 59: May 1968 - Sep 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 60: May 1968 - Sep 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 61: May 1968 - Sep 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 62: May 1968 - Sep 1968Add to your cart.
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Folder 63: Oct 1968 - Mar 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 64: Oct 1968 - Mar 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 65: Oct 1968 - Mar 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 66: Oct 1968 - Mar 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 67: Oct 1968 - Mar 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 68: Oct 1968 - Mar 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 69: Oct 1968 - Mar 1969Add to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 70: Apr 1969 - Jan 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 71: Apr 1969 - Jan 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 72: Apr 1969 - Jan 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 73: Apr 1969 - Jan 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 74: Apr 1969 - Jan 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 75: Apr 1969 - Jan 1970Add to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 76: Feb 1970 - Dec 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 77: Feb 1970 - Dec 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 78: Feb 1970 - Dec 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 79: Feb 1970 - Dec 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 80: Feb 1970 - Dec 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 81: Feb 1970 - Dec 1970Add to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 82: 1970, n.d. - Jun 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 83: 1970, n.d. - Jun 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 84: 1970, n.d. - Jun 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 85: 1970, n.d. - Jun 1971Add to your cart.
Box 16Add to your cart.
Folder 86: Jun 1971 - n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 87: Jun 1971 - n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 88: Jun 1971 - n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 89: Jun 1971 - n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 90: Jun 1971 - n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 91: Jun 1971 - n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 92: Jun 1971 - n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 93: Jun 1971 - n.d.Add to your cart.
Series II: Topical FilesAdd to your cart.
Box 17Add to your cart.
Folder 94: Committee on University Publications, 1960-64Add to your cart.
Folder 95: FacultyAdd to your cart.
Folder 96: Faculty Council and Faculty SenateAdd to your cart.
Folder 97: Faculty Council and Faculty SenateAdd to your cart.
Folder 98: Faculty Council and Faculty SenateAdd to your cart.
Folder 99: Faculty SenateAdd to your cart.
Folder 100: Faculty SenateAdd to your cart.
Folder 101: Faculty SenateAdd to your cart.
Folder 102: Faculty SenateAdd to your cart.
Box 18Add to your cart.
Folder 103: Gerentological, 1956-59Add to your cart.
Folder 104: Gerentological, 1956-59Add to your cart.
Folder 105: Mid East Institute and Lectures, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 106: University of the Americas, 1960-61Add to your cart.
Folder 107: University of the Americas, 1960-61Add to your cart.
Folder 108: University of the Americas, 1960-61Add to your cart.
Folder 109: WHTS screening - Dr. SofenAdd to your cart.

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