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Allison B. Curry collection, 1944-1954 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Rudo Kemper

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Title: Allison B. Curry collection, 1944-1954Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1944-1954

ID: ASM0051

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Brochures, Cartoons (humorous images), Diplomas, Lighters (fire-making equipment), Photographs, Rulers (measuring devices)

Languages: English

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Allison B. Curry, Jr. served as Director of Public Service for Coral Gables from 1934 to 1939. Between 1939 to 1942 he was promoted to city manager. In 1942 he left to hold this same post for the city of Miami. From 1946 to the end of his career he was Director of the Dade County Port Authority as well as of the Miami International Airport.

The Allison B. Curry collection contains diplomas, photographs, a brochure on the metric system, two metric rulers (one in a leather sleeve with his name in ink), metric converters, a lighter with his initials engraved and a case, and a cartoon of Curry signed by city employees.

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Curry, Allison B.
Miami (Florida)
Miami International Airport

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Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Allison B. Curry Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

Preferred Citation: Allison B. Curry Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

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