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Arva Moore Parks collection, 1896-2005 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Reymond Sanchez

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Collection Overview

Title: Arva Moore Parks collection, 1896-2005Add to your cart.

ID: ASM0464

Creator: Arva Parks

Extent: 137.0 Boxes

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Research material from noted author and historian, Arva Moore Parks. Born in Miami, Florida, Arva has written countless books on Florida's ecclectic history, including The Forgotten Frontier: Florida through the Lens of Ralph Middleton Munroe, Miami, the Magic City, and George Merrick, Son of the South Wind: Visionary Creator of Coral Gables. She also served as chief curator, interim director, and chair of the Coral Gables Museum.

This collection contains a large assortment of archival material: booklets, books, magazines, posters, photographs, pamphlets, post cards, maps, ephemera, and guides about Miami and other notable cities and famous people related to South Florida.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research, but is kept in an off campus storage facility. Please contact Special Collections at asc.library@miami.edu with the boxes you are interested in prior to your visit, and allow up to 1 week for delivery of materials.

Acquisition Method: This collection was donated by Arva Moore Parks.

Preferred Citation: Arva Moore Parks collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: This collection was processed by Reymond Sanchez under supervision of Yvette Yurubi, 2017. Revisions and edits were made by Yvette Yurubi, 2017.


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[Series I: Research Files],
[Series II: Oversized],
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Series II: OversizedAdd to your cart.
Box 1: Coral Gables Miscellaneous AAdd to your cart.
Maps, Old Journals, Programs, Photos, Articles.
Box 2: Coral Gables Miscellaneous BAdd to your cart.
Old Articles, Photos, Old Newspapers, Calendars, Programs.
Box 3: Clark, Susan NewspapersAdd to your cart.
Old Miami Herald articles of important events (9/11, Iraq War), Coral Gables Riviera Articles, Coconut Grove News, Miami Riviera.
Box 4: Miami NewsAdd to your cart.
Miami Daily News Articles, Miami Herald articles.
Box 5: Miami Edison NewspapersAdd to your cart.
School Newspapers from Edison High School.
Box 6: Miami MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Maps, Photos, Calendars, Newsletters, Construction Plans, Programs.
Box 7: Oversized Magazines and BookletsAdd to your cart.
Old Magazines (mainly Life Magazine) and Booklets relating to Miami.
Box 8: NewspapersAdd to your cart.
Miscellaneous Miami Newspaper Articles, mainly from mid 1900s.
Box 9: Old NewspapersAdd to your cart.
Old Newspaper articles, mainly from Miami Daily News and The Miami Herald.
Box 10: Coral Gables 1Add to your cart.
Various Magazines, Poster Ads, Photos, Calendars, Paintings, Booklets, Programs, Newspapers Articles.
Box 11: Oversized PhotosAdd to your cart.
Large Photos, few Magazines.
Box 12: Creating the Dream ExhibitAdd to your cart.
Various pictures relating to the exhibit.
Box 13: Old Coral Gables NewspapersAdd to your cart.
Various old newspaper articles relating to Coral Gables and Miami.
Box 14: Coral Gables 2Add to your cart.
Programs, Scrapbook, Magazine, Photos, Old Articles, Newsletters, Ads.
Box 15: Coral Gables Articles & AdsAdd to your cart.
Old Newspaper Articles, Stories, and Ads.
Box 16: Big Gray Box 1Add to your cart.
Large Poster Ads, old large photos, Old maps.
Box 17: Big Gray Box 3Add to your cart.
Old Articles, Magazines, Ads, Newsletters, Newspaper and magazine covers, Calendars, Menus.
Box 18: Miscellaneous NewspapersAdd to your cart.
Old Newspaper articles mainly relating to Coral Gables.
Box 19: Oversized Pictures and Atlas BookAdd to your cart.
Various Large Pictures and Maps.
Box 20: Oversized Postcard XeroxAdd to your cart.
Large Photos/Postcards of different places in Miami, mainly Coral Gables.
Box 21: Old ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Old articles from Miami Newspapers.
Box 22: Fink, DenmanAdd to your cart.
Book, Magazines, Pictures, Newsletters, Drawings, Ads, Newspapers, Magazine Covers (Saturday Evening Post).
Box 23: Township/Maps 7-13-26-31-32-65-66-69-125Add to your cart.
Box 24: Coastal Keys Charts 49-56-73-74-77-84Add to your cart.
Box 25: Miami Maps 2-3-25-60-67-204-233-234-229Add to your cart.
Box 26: Plats 59-21-14-297-268-64Add to your cart.
Box 27: Miami Maps 80-124-139-140-141-152-167-207-248-258-274Add to your cart.
Box 28: Coconut Grove 5-45-46-53-76-138Add to your cart.
Box 29: Coral Gables 40-41-52-55-58-253-254-263Add to your cart.
Box 30: Posters 17-19-87-90-43-185-210-257-299Add to your cart.
Box 31: Velox Negatives 159-189-219-220-317Add to your cart.
Box 32: Posters 8-153-155-197-203-221-250-300Add to your cart.
Box 33: Posters 35-63-198-201-202-209-211-223Add to your cart.
Box 34: Posters 217-251-259-264-265-163Add to your cart.
Box 35: Misc. 12-27-128-121Add to your cart.
Box 36: Prints 23-109-127-127A-156-161-215-216-304Add to your cart.
Box 37: Verne, Williams Cirkuts/Miami Aerial 101-105-106-107-108-237 CD scanned only 238-239Add to your cart.
Box 38: Old Cirkuts 99-100-303Add to your cart.
Box 39: Cirkuts 104-103-115-116-117-118-119-120-285-255-267 only CD scannedAdd to your cart.
Box 40: Colonnade Art Coral GablesAdd to your cart.
Box 41: Coral Gables 33-89-151-252-270Add to your cart.
Box 42: Colonnade ArtAdd to your cart.
Box 43: Colonnade ArtAdd to your cart.
Box 44: Centennial Poster #200Add to your cart.
Box 45: Posters 188-194-244-6-18-276-280Add to your cart.
Box 46: 271-273-283-286-289-290-291-294-7-36Add to your cart.
Box 47: Colonnade Art DrawingAdd to your cart.
Box 48: Colonnade ArtAdd to your cart.
Box 49: Maps/PlatsAdd to your cart.

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