Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter records, 1926-2000

By Rudo Kemper

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Collection Overview

Title: Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter records, 1926-2000

Predominant Dates:1926-2000

ID: ASM0325

Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.)

Extent: 11.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter Records are divided into three series: I. Topical Files, II. Scrapbooks, and III. Records, Correspondence, and Other Documents.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter Records consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, clippings, awards, certificates, yearbooks, periodicals, and other documents pertaining to the chapter, ranging from 1926 to 2000. The scrapbooks document the affairs and activities of the chapter primarily by means of photographs and clippings, but often a contextual or historical narrative is added as well. A few materials, largely yearbooks of other chapters or conference proceedings, not specifically from the Coral Gables chapter are also included.

Biographical Note

The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) is a lineage-based membership organization of women dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education, and patriotism. D.A.R. chapters are involved in raising funds for local scholarships and educational awards, preserving historical properties and artifacts and promoting patriotism within their communities.

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: Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter Records 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.

Preferred Citation: Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) Coral Gables Chapter Records, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida


Box and Folder Listing


Series 1: Topical filesAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Awards received by Coral Gables chapter, 1956-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Award from Air Force ROTC to DAR 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Book: Florida State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, History and Roster, vol IV., 1958-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Clippings, 1945-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Clippings, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 6: First Years, 1926-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Massing of the Colors Annual Memorial Service, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Merrick Manor Foundation, 1975Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Philbrick Correspondence, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Photographs, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Proclamations: American History Month, 1980-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Constitution Week, 1965-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Rollbook, 1934-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 6: ROTC Air Force Dining Out Program, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 7: ROTC Army Award Ceremony, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Coral Gables Chapter Yearbooks, 1938-1995Add to your cart.
Series 2: ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Scrapbook, 1971-1972Add to your cart.
Item 2: Scrapbook, 1984-1986Add to your cart.
Item 3: Scrapbook, 1985-1986Add to your cart.
Item 4: Scrapbook, 1988-1989Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Scrapbook, 1998-1999Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Scrapbook, 1999-2000Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Scrapbook, 1948-1954Add to your cart.
Item 2: Scrapbook, 1980-1981Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Scrapbook, 1952-1956Add to your cart.
Item 2: Scrapbook, 1965-1966Add to your cart.
Item 3: Scrapbook, 1963-1964Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Scrapbook, 1948-1969Add to your cart.
Item 2: Scrapbook, 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Item 3: Scrapbook, 1941-1942Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Scrapbook, 1992-1994Add to your cart.
Item 2: Scrapbook, 1990-1992Add to your cart.
Item 3: Scrapbook, 1994-1996Add to your cart.
Item 4: Scrapbook, 1994-1996Add to your cart.
Series 3: Records, correspondence, and other documentsAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Includes correspondence, records, and financial documents.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Includes receipt books, yearbooks of other Florida DAR chapters,  Sons of the American Revolution Miami Chapter yearbooks, and DAR conference proceedings for the state and national level.