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James Baxter collection, 1883-1967 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Rudo Kemper

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Collection Overview

Title: James Baxter collection, 1883-1967Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1883-1967

ID: ASM0322

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Deeds, Florida - In literature - Periodicals, Lighthouses - Florida - Pictorial works, Negatives, Periodicals, Photocopies, Photographs, Postcards, Programs (documents), Theater programs, Titles (documents)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The James Baxter collection contains Florida related materials. Included are a deed of sale and title of a house in Flagler; theater publications from the Coconut Grove Playhouse, the Miami Summer Star Theater, and the Dade County Auditorium Playgoer; postcards from Key West, Ft. Lauderdale, Port Everglades, Fort Myers, Palm Beach, and Miami Beach; a series of photographs of historic sites in Florida, largely lighthouses; a 1903 periodical titled "Liberty Boys of '76: The Liberty Boys in Florida, 1903"; an 1883  Vol XIX issue of Dime Beadle's New York Library, subtitled "Alligator Ike; or The Secret of the Everglade. A Tale of the Outlaws of the Okeechobee"; and a photocopy of the latter periodical.

Subject/Index Terms

Beadle's dime books
Coconut Grove Playhouse (Miami, Fla.)
Florida - History - 19th century

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: James Baxter Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Related Materials:

The following are collections held at the University of Miami Special Collections that pertain to theater and opera performances in the greater Miami area.

ASM0099 Willard Hubbell Papers.

ASM0144 Paul Nagel Collection.

ASM0322 James Baxter Collection.

ASM0376 Samuel Hirsch Papers.

ASM0618 South Florida Playbills Collection.

ASM0628 Civic Theater of Greater Miami Records.

ASM0629 Greater Miami Opera Collection.

Preferred Citation: James Baxter Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Official Documents, 1885-1944Add to your cart.
Contains Deed of Sale and Title documents for a house in Flagler.
Folder 2: PostcardsAdd to your cart.
Postcards are from Key West, Ft. Lauderdale, Port Everglades, Palm Beach, and Miami Beach.
Folder 3: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Photos are of historic Florida buildings, predominantly lighthouses.
Folder 4: Theatre Programs, 1925-1967Add to your cart.
Programs are from the Coconut Grove Playhouse, the Miami Summer Star Theater, and the Dade County Auditorium for Playgoers.
Folder 5: Liberty Boys of '76 periodical: The Liberty Boys in Florida, 1903Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Dime Beadle's New York Library periodical Vol XIX: Alligator Ike; or The Secret of the Everglade. A Tale of the Outlaws of the Okeechobee, 1883Add to your cart.



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