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

By Beatrice Colastin Skokan

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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.

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Hoit, Richard B.
Photographers - United States

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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

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:

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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.

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Item 1: Ducks with their Bonnets on at Matheson Hammock, MiamiAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Long Key, palms once on Long Key, FloridaAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Home of Richard B. HoitAdd to your cart.

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