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O, Miami collection

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Box 1

Box 2

Box 3

Ephemera : O, Miami and Jai-Alai Books

Clothing

Posters

2010-2011

2013-2014

2015

Shirts/Bags

2016

MPC



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O, Miami collection, 2009-2014 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Steve Hersh and Pamela Fuentes Korban

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Collection Overview

Title: O, Miami collection, 2009-2014Add to your cart.

ID: ASM0266

Creator: O, Miami

Extent: 8.0 Linear Feet. More info below.

Formats/Genres: Miami (Florida) - Poetry

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian, Haitian;HaitianCreole

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The O, Miami collection holds memorabilia associated with the literary organization and their events and publications. The materials document many of the inventive techniques used to promote poetry during their annual O, Miami Poetry Festival, including poetry parking tickets and poems in the form of lottery scratch off tickets. Other events documented include the organization's visiting writers series, and their collaborations with Pages and Spreads, another local literary organization. The collection also includes chapbooks/zines that collect poems and writings from local Miami writers.

Biographical Note

O, Miami is a local organization that promotes literary culture in the South Florida region. Founded by P. Scott Cunningham, the organization has a major presence in the literary scene in Miami. Their events include the O, Miami Poetry Festival and a visiting writers series, along with smaller events throughout the course of the year. The organization also maintains a publishing wing, Jai-Alai Books, and produces a literary magazine, also under the Jai-Alai title.

Subject/Index Terms

Poetry

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 6 boxes

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: University of Miami does not own copyright. It is incumbent on the user to obtain copyright from the original authors and/or the O, Miami organization.

Acquisition Method: Gift of O, Miami, 2015.

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Noé, T., & Echevarria, G. (2014). Forager: A subjective guide to Miami's edible plants. Miami: Jai-Alai Books.

For more information please see http://www.omiami.org/.

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

Processing Information: Processed by Steve Hersh, October 2014, and Pamela Fuentes Korban, U Grow Fellow, March 2016 under the supervision of Beatrice Skokan, Manuscripts Librarian.

Finding Aid Revision History: Boxes 3-6, accessioned by Pamela Fuentes Korban, U Grow Fellow, March 2015.


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Box 6: PostersAdd to your cart.
Various oversized posters
Item 1: Egg bag: Issue No.1, 2014Add to your cart.
Produced by Primary and Family.
Item 2: Haiku About Vegas, 2009Add to your cart.
Woodblock signed and dated by the artist: Brian Reedy, 2009.
Folder 3: Woodblock prints: United by Our Rough Edges, 2015Add to your cart.
Contains: One double sided woodcut print, white ink on black paper: United by Our Rough Edges: The Zipcodes of Miami-Dade County/ Presented by O, Miami.  Two single sided woodcut print, black ink on white paper: United by Our Rough Edges: The Zipcodes of Miami-Dade County/ Presented by O, Miami.

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