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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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Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 57: New HampshireAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Woodland around Diana's Bath, near North Conway, 1928Add to your cart.
Item 2: Oxen pulling Hayrack, Tamworth, New Hampshire, 1925Add to your cart.
Item 3: Cathedral Lodge, North Conway: Moat and Cathedral in distance, 1929Add to your cart.
Item 4: Looking across the Interval from North Conway, 1932Add to your cart.
Item 5: Mt. Chocorua Peak from Lakeside near North Conway, 1928Add to your cart.
Item 6: Old Hoit Home in  Sandwich Center, New Hampshire, 1907Add to your cart.
Folder 58: New YorkAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Cat yawning, seen through kitchen screen, White Planes, New York, 1938Add to your cart.
Item 2: Early snow fall on the the trees near White Planes, New YorkAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Apple blossoms, Weschester County, New York, 1935Add to your cart.
Item 4: Apple tree: Spring time in New England, Westchester CountyAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Little River, just below the Bash Bish Fall in Jaconic State Park, New York, 938Add to your cart.
Item 6: Farm of Dean Hill with twenty year old horsesAdd to your cart.
Item 7: In the woods on a foggy morning, Dean Hill CannonAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Cleopatra's Needle in Central Park, New York, 1892Add to your cart.
Item 9: Keys and his two horses drag logs on the Schneider EstateAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Woolworth building lighted up, New York, 1911Add to your cart.
Item 11: 107th Street and Broadway, New York, 1911Add to your cart.
Item 12: North on Broadway, New York, 1910Add to your cart.
Item 23: Orthopedic Hospital in White Planes, New York, 1911Add to your cart.
Item 24: Making movies on Rye Beach, New York, 1911Add to your cart.
Item 25: Through the Pines in the Berkshire Hills, of Canaan, New York, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 59: Newspaper PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Miami Herald: "Early Miami Lens man Richard B. Hoit"Add to your cart.
Item 2: History of aviation in Miami Assembled, 1973Add to your cart.
Item 3: Memories of Old Miami Magazine, 1930Add to your cart.
Item 4: Rare photograph trace growth of Miami, 1966Add to your cart.
Item 5: New York TimesAdd to your cart.
(1) War's pace speed up, (2) Moving to battle at 200 miles an hour, (3) The calendar says autumn is here, but amid Northern Hills the Leaves grow like May-time blossom.
Folder 60: North CarolinaAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Log Cabins in the Spring- Little or no furniture, dirt floor, 1925Add to your cart.
Item 2: Log Cabin in the mountain of North Carolina near Lake Lure, 1925Add to your cart.
Folder 61: "Pierce Great Arrow Touring Car", 1905Add to your cart.
Folder 62: Seminole IndiansAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Noah Berry in a moving picture as a Seminole Indian Chief, 1915Add to your cart.
Item 2: An Old Seminole Indian in the Everglades, 1905Add to your cart.
Folder 63: Snow in MassachussetsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Snowcovered Pines in the Berkshires Hills near RichmondAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Snow covered: "Do your clothes feel cold and scratchy?" Berkshire HIlls, 1931Add to your cart.
Item 3: Pines covered with early snow fall in the Berkshire Hills of sharpening teeth of a huge saw for cutting up to 5 foot diameterlog, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 64: Snow FlakesAdd to your cart.
Item 1: A snow flake design in VermontAdd to your cart.
Folder 65: South America: BoliviaAdd to your cart.
Item 1: On the Switchback Railroad of Bolivia, 1917Add to your cart.

(1) Bolivia Railroad follows the river down through the cannons, (2) "Whether it's water of Fagots, a Human can haul more than the Toughtest Burro"

(2) Pig Skin ready to ship to New Jersey from Bolivia

Folder 66: South America: ColombiaAdd to your cart.
Item 1: En-route Buenaventura to Cali, Colombia, 1918Add to your cart.
Item 2: Main Railway Station in Buenaventura, Colombia, 1918Add to your cart.
Item 3: Richard B. Hoit packing Camera out-fit on an old mule, Canca River, Colombia, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 67: South America: ChileAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Sheep Ranger and his dog of Patagonia, Estancias, 1917Add to your cart.
Item 2: Family of Alacalyfes Indian in the straits of Magellan and Tierra del Fuego, 1918Add to your cart.
Item 3: Araucanian Indians playing a rough game, like Hockey, 1919Add to your cart.
Item 4: Southern Chile: "Heavy Burden for a small Child to carry"Add to your cart.
Item 5: Oxen cart with wooden wheels in Chile, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 68: South America: Chile (cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Sliding down hill at Caracoles Mining StationAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Rotary snow plough and two engines pushing on lineAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Unloading supplies at Railway: High Andes Mountain, 1917Add to your cart.
Item 4: Ferrocaril Trans-continental line from Los Andes, Chile to Argentina, South America, 1918Add to your cart.
Item 5: The S.S. Aysen, Chilean line and all aboard just before she sank, 1918Add to your cart.
Item 6: Men sawing through logs on high horses, 1918Add to your cart.
Item 7: Beniot planes: Pilot, Sr. Fuentes at Vina del MarAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Richard B. Hoit in Bleriot Planes at Vina del Mar near ValparaisoAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Richard B. Hoit with deckhand and cook aboard the 26 ft. boatAdd to your cart.
Folder 69: South America: Chile (cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Train stopping to unload freight at Station, 1917Add to your cart.
Item 2: Juncal Cerro Railroad Station, Chilean BoarderAdd to your cart.
Item 3: On the Trans Andes Railway near Juncal StationAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Forty miles from Cape Horn, ChileAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Cave of Ice near Cape HornAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Richard B. Hoit on boat: Ultiamte Esperanza, Southern ChileAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Richard B. Hoit stopping on the beach: Last Hope SoundAdd to your cart.
Item 8: R. B.Hoit in heavy wooded Moraine at Base of Serrano Glacia in Ultima Esperanza Strait, ChileAdd to your cart.
Folder 70: South American EcuadorAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Harpi EagleAdd to your cart.
Item 2: On the River Bank en-route to Coco Plantatiion "La Maravilla" near Madra de DiosAdd to your cart.
Folder 71: South America: PeruAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Main Street in Cochabamba, Bolivia: Mules and Indians in deep waterAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Arconcagua Mountain, Highest in the Andes MountainAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Railroad of PeruAdd to your cart.
Folder 72: TrainsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: "The General" at Stone Mountain park, the engine was captured, 1960Add to your cart.
Item 2: During the Battle of "Little Shanty" in the Civil WarAdd to your cart.
Item 3: A New York Centrail Train near Cold Spring on the Hudson River, 1946Add to your cart.
Item 4: "Double Header" Steam Engine pulling along freight train through Canaan, New York area, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 73: Vermont, MassachusettsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Afer an Ice Storm, the Morning Sun catches the trees like JewelsAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Old stump fence in the country - Vergennes, Vermont, 1929Add to your cart.
Item 3: Fence, 40 inches high in 4 feet snowAdd to your cart.
Item 4: A cold and isolated farm in Vermont, 1932Add to your cart.
Item 5: Mount Mansfield Underhill, VermontAdd to your cart.
Folder 74: Vermont, Massachusetts (cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Big Pine Sentinel: Burlington, VermontAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Oats Field near Underhill, Vermont, 1932Add to your cart.
Item 3: Maple wood drying in Vermont, 1934Add to your cart.
Item 4: Looking across Lake Dunmore, through the birch treesAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Camel's Humps, Mt. the Winooski River near Bolton, 1932Add to your cart.
Item 6: Afternoon sunlight through the trees near Barri, VermontAdd to your cart.
Folder 75: Vermont, Massachusetts (cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Little Church in Stowe, Vermont: The Town of Ski slidesAdd to your cart.
Folder 76: Vermont, Massachusetts (cont'd)Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Pleasant Valley, Cambridget, Vermont, 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Lake Champlain, VermontAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Manchester, Vermont: Richard B. Hoit caught trout on this lakeAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Vermont in the FallsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: An oat field stacked for drying, near Essex, Vermont, 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Corn stacks drying in field at GrandIsle, VermontAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: View from North Hero, Vermont, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 77: Vermont, Massachusetts (cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Rock point near Burlington, VermontAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Oxen are used on the Farms in Vermont, 1940Add to your cart.
Item 3: Group of people in each model of travelAdd to your cart.
Item 4: The old vintage car, 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 78: Vermont, Massachusetts (cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Old farm, oats stacked for harvestAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Mr. Mansfield seen across a corn field in fall, Underhill, Vermont, 1929Add to your cart.

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