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Richard B. Hoit Photograph collection, 1834-1973 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Beatrice Colastin Skokan

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Collection Overview

Title: Richard B. Hoit Photograph collection, 1834-1973Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1834-1973

ID: ASM0636

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Florida - Pictorial works, Latin America - Pictorial works, Miami (Florida) - Pictorial works, Miami-Dade County (Fla.) - Aerial photographs, Negatives, Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Photographer Richard Hoit came to Miami in 1914 when he was 27. Already an experienced movie and aerial photographer, his collection of photographs includes landscapes from diverse regions including Massachusetts, Vermont and Florida in the United States. In addition, Hoit traveled extensively in South America in the early nineteen hundreds. The images resulting from these travels are of people and scenery from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.  Finally, the Richard Hoit Collection contains Hoit family photographs that span the period 1834 through 1973.

Subject/Index Terms

Hoit, Richard B.
Photographers - United States

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Richard B. Hoit Photograph 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:

See also Florida Photograph Collection (ASM0300), and Michael L. Carlebach Photography Collection (ASM0530).

A number of photographs from the Richard B. Hoit Photograph Collection were digitized, and can be viewed in the following link:

For more information please see http://merrick.library.miami.edu/specialCollections/asm0636/.

Preferred Citation: Richard B. Hoit Photograph Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History:

Revised by Rudo Kemper.

Container list by Marcia Evanson.

Container List (PDF): http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/legacy/asm0636CL.pdf


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Folder 1: Aerial Views - From Coral Gables to Coral Way and Sears Roebuck towards North Miami Beach, 10 miles away, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Aerial Views - Miami looking West on Flagler Street, from Royal Palm Hotel to Second Street at right on waterfront, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Aerial Views - Miami Beach, Twenty Third Street a nd Roman Pools, Belle Isle in upper right hand corner (Lincoln Road in lower corner)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Birds of the Everglades: Ibis and EgretAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Boats: Square rig training ship in the gulf stream off FloridaAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Carl Fisher, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Connecticut: Old Clock, by R. Smith and Company, Watertown, Connecticut, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Family and Relatives of Richard B. HoitAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Susan A. Hanson HoitAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Mother of Richard B. HoitAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Sally Flanders, 1st wife of Daniel HoitAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Pamelia Hill, painted by Albert G. HoitAdd to your cart.
Item 5: William Henry HoitAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Grandfather of Albert G. HoitAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Mr. Daniel HoitAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Gertie and Dell, V's daughterAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Family and Relatives of Richard B. HoitAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Self portrait of Richard B. HoitAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Family group photograph, South Harpswell, Maine, 1906Add to your cart.
Item 3: Eleanoer K. Hoit, 1942Add to your cart.
Item 4: On the Way to Chocaloski, Indian Camp in Florida, 1916Add to your cart.
Item 5: Richard B. Hoit in the Florida Keys on Thompson's BoatAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Mother at Golden Orange Tea-room, Miami, Florida, 1916Add to your cart.
Item 7: Gladys, Sonny and Isabel in the Island, not ethe long skirts they are wearingAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Family and Relatives of Richard B. HoitAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Aunt Violet Hoit, 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Aunt Allen, Burlington Vermont, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Mrs. Fred Carpentus, Burlington, VermontAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: C.M. Johnson, Burlington, VermontAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Richard B. Hoit Wireless Station rig outside roof, 1905Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Old Fire Truck from Salem, Massachusetts, 1904Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Walter Tucker and a fireplace made of natural rockAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Dick in a Tractor, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Potrait of Daniel Webster by Albert G. Hoit, 1834Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Family and Relatives of Richard B. Hoit - Negatives of printsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Florida: GeneralAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Fort Marion, Old Spanish Fort, St. Augustine, 1927Add to your cart.
Item 2: Curtiss F. Boat and Curtiss Jeanny, Miami BeachAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Kantmer, Pilot: Bayfront ParkAdd to your cart.
Item 4: The Sportsman ilot flying around the Old Flirda lighthouse, 1934Add to your cart.
Item 5: Richard B. Hoit standing up in Old Packard car making movies Daytona Beach, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Florida: GeneralAdd to your cart.
Item 1: From Lake Worth to Lemon City Florida in two daysAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Spiral Staircase inside of Lighthouse, Pompano, FloridaAdd to your cart.
Item 3: "The Bronx Cheer" CatAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Head of a Ribbon Fish, South FloridaAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Coconut Palm on Plantation Key, FloridaAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Aerials: Taken high above the clouds, looking down on Eastern Shores of Biscayne Keys, S. E. of MiamiAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Takes at 2000 ft over Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 1928Add to your cart.
Item 8: Clouds above Hollywood Florida in an old "Jenny" plane 8500 ft, 1916Add to your cart.
Item 9: Sunrise over the Ocean in Florida at 350,000 ft. elevationAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Florida: GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Workman Welding with electricAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Pan American Airways: Plane and old shipwreck used for Publicity shots, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Richard B.Hoit in Lauder boat up Lostman's River, West CoastAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Cypress Boards for Market, Tallahassee, Florida Cypress Garden, 1924Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Arch Creek, North of MiamiAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Cypress trees in Lake at Cypress Gardens FloridaAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Florida: Vero BeachAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Wabasso Bridge, S. Florida, 1969Add to your cart.
Item 2: Looking south on 37th Avenue, Vero Beach, 1969Add to your cart.
Item 3: Florida palms and coconut, Vero Beach, 1968Add to your cart.
Item 4: Bridge from south across the inlet at Sebastian, FloridaAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Sebastian Inlet, Vero BeachAdd to your cart.
Item 6: "The Little Grass Shack" at Vero Beach: Ruth's StoreAdd to your cart.

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