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Franklin O. Adams papers

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Franklin O. Adams papers, n.d., 1868-1944 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Béatrice Colastin Skokan

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Collection Overview

Title: Franklin O. Adams papers, n.d., 1868-1944Add to your cart.

ID: ASM0012

Creator: Adams, Franklin O.

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet. More info below.

Date Acquired: //00. More info below under Accruals.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Franklin O. Adams Papers consist primarily of speeches and papers delivered to various organizations, such as The Tampa Art Institute (1929), The Florida Federation of Garden Clubs (1930), the Gargoyle Club at the University of Florida School Of Architecture (1938), and the Florida Savings, Building and Loan League (1940).  The papers are arranged in chronological order and also include correspondence.

Biographical Note

Franklin Oliver Adams was an architect from Tampa, Florida. He was a member of the American Institute of Architects (A.I.A.) and the Florida Association of Architects (F.A.A).  Adams served as 2nd Vice-President of the Florida Association of Architects in 1917, then as President of FAA in 1920, 1921 and 1926. He was elevated to Fellow in 1940.

Adams’ Florida designs include Los Robles (Clearwater, 1925), the Hotel San Marco (1927), the H.B. Plant High School (Hillsborough County), the Municipal Auditorium (Hillsborough County) and the Maas Bros. Department Store (Hyde Park).

Subject/Index Terms

Adams, Franklin, O.
Architects - Florida - 20th century

Administrative Information

Accruals: Purchased with funds from the Helen Carmichael Purdy Foundation, 2006

Alternate Extent Statement: 0.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Franklin O. Adams Papers Finding Aid© 2007 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Head of Special Collections.

Preferred Citation: Franklin O. Adams Papers, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information:

Béatrice C. Skokan, April 2007

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

Container List (PDF): http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/legacy/asm0012CL.pdf


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Folder 1: Correspondence, 1937-1939Add to your cart.
Folder 2: “Anticipating the Future,”, n.dAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: “The Certified House and the Mortgage Banker,”, n.dAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: “A Delegation from the Florida Central Chapter of the American Institute of Architects…”, n.dAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: “The Florida Building Council,”, n.dAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: “The Florida Bldg. Coun. A typical example,”, n.dAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: “The Foundation of the World Economic Structure,”, n.dAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: "Henry Bacon,”, n.dAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: “Plan for Rational Building Operation,”, n.dAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: “The Proposed Florida Building Council,”, n.dAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: “To make investments in buildings as safe as government bonds…”, n.dAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: “Relation between Art and Religion,”, n.dAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: "The Tampa City Council met this day…,”, 1867Add to your cart.
Folder 14: “Address at Architectural Exhibition,”, 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 15: “Talk made to Freshman Class of University of Florida,”, Nov. 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 16: “The Inter-relation of the Arts,”, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Florida Federation of Garden Clubs – Fifth Annual Convention,”, 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 18: “The Adam Style in Architecture, Interior Decoration and Furniture,”, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 19: "A building directorate,”, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 20: “The Proposed Florida Building Council,”, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 21: “What is the matter with Architecture?”, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 22: “Tentative Report to Committee on Plan for Direct Public Information,”, 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 23: “Talk before Pilot Club,”, 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 24: “What Profiteth a Man?”, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 25: “The Architect and the Lending Institutions,”, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 26: “Essentials of a Dwelling,”, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 27: “What to Look for in Selecting an Architect,”, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 28: “A Latin Center for Ybor City,”, 1944Add to your cart.

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