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Seymour Samet papers, 1944-1995 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Béatrice Colastin Skokan

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Collection Overview

Title: Seymour Samet papers, 1944-1995Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1960-1989

ID: ASM0656

Creator: Samet, Seymour

Extent: 15.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement:

Series I: Personal Papers (arranged alphabetically) contain biographical information as well as correspondence, speaches, writings, brochures on speaking engagements and some photos.

Series II: Professional Papers (arranged in chronological order within each sub-series) document through correspondence, reports, papers and press releases his extensive work for the American Jewish Committee (AJC), the Community Relations Board of Dade County and the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service.

Series II is arranged as follows:

Sub-series A. American Jewish Committee

Sub-series B. American Jewish Committee Miami Chapter

Sub-series C. Dade County Community Relations Board

Sub-series D. U.S. Department of Justice, Community Relations Service

Series III: Subject Files (arranged alphabetically) represent major areas of research such as community relations, crime, discrimination, economics, housing, the new right, race relations, riots, urban studies, unversity admissions. Mr. Samet's original file titles were retained.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Seymour Samet Papers document primarily Mr. Samet’s civil rights work for the American Jewish Committee (AJC), the Dade County Community Relations Board and the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service from the 1960s to the 1980s. The correspondence, speeches, writings, articles and newspaper clippings articulate issues of discrimination, desegregation and general human relations from various group and geographical perspectives.

Biographical Note

Seymour Samet was born on December 3, 1919 in  Newark, New Jersey. In 1943, he married Elaine Rosenberg. They had two daughters: Anita Samet Rechler and Roberta Samet.

Education

B.A.  Social Sciences, New Jersey State University, Montclair, NJ

M.Ed. Human Relations, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

Graduate work at Columbia University’s Teachers’ College, the New School for Social Research and Harvard University.

Employment History

1948-1952:      Assistant Director, Community Relations Committee, Jewish Community Council of Essex County

1952-1965:      Southeast Area Director, American Jewish Committee

1963-1964:      Executive Director, Miami Dade County Community Relations Board

1964:              White House Task Force for the Community Relations Service, U.S. Department of Justice

1964-1965:      Special Assistant to Governor Leroy Collins, Director of the Community Relations Service, US Department of Justice

1965:              Chief Intergroup Relations Officer, Community Relations Service, U.S. Department of Justice

1965-1968:    Director of Program Evaluation and Development, Community Relations Service, U.S. Department of Justice

1968-1984:      Director, National Affairs Department, American Jewish Committee

1984-1986:      Chairman of HR Factor Associates, a Human Relations Consulting Company

Subject/Index Terms

American Jewish Committee
American Jewish Committee. Miami Chapter
Civil rights - United States - History - 20th century
Metropolitan Dade County (Fla.). Community Relations Board
Miami (Florida) - Race relations
Samet, Seymour, 1912-
United States

Administrative Information

Accruals: Gift of Seymour Samet, 2005

Alternate Extent Statement: 7.25 linear ft. (15 boxes)

Access Restrictions: This collection is unrestricted.

Use Restrictions: Seymour Samet Papers Finding Aid © 2007 University of Miami. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Preferred Citation: Seymour Samet Papers, Special Collections Division, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information:

Béatrice Colastin Skokan with the assistance of Chelsea Jacks, 2007

Retrospectively converted from HTML to EAD XML September, 2008 by Lyn MacCorkle and Kyle Rimkus based on a crosswalk by María Estorino.

Finding Aid Revision History: Container list by Marcia Evanson.

Container List (PDF): http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/legacy/asm0656CL.pdf


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Series I: Personal PapersAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Biography/Resumes, 1942-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Brochures, n.d., 1952-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1944-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1965-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Clippings, 1949, 1964, 1970, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Photographs, n.d., 1963-1966, 1978, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Speeches/Writings, n.d., 1954-1995Add to your cart.
Series II: Professional PapersAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series A: AJCAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1972-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1975 Jan-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1975 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence, 1975 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1976 Jan-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1976 Jan-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1976 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1976 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1976 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1977 Jan-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1977 Jan-JunAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1977 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1977 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1978 Jan-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1978 Jan-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1978 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1978 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1979 Jan-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1979 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1980 Jan-MarAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1980 Jan-MarAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1980 Apr-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1980 Jul-SepAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1980 Oct-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1980 Oct-DecAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1981 Jan-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1981 Jan-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1981 Jan-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1981 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1981 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1982Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1983-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1985-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1987-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1987-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1992, 1994Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Reports and Papers, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Reports and Papers, 1948 Mar - 1967 DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Reports and Papers, 1968 Jun-NovAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Reports and Papers, 1972 Apr - 1979 AprAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Reports and Papers, 1980 [May] - 1982 DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Reports and Papers, 1983 Jan - 1989 JulAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Press Releases, n.d., 1957-1983Add to your cart.
Sub-Series B: AJC MiamiAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1953-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1960-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1964-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1970-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Reports and Papers, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Reports and Papers, 1944, 1953-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Reports and Papers, 1960-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Reports and Papers, 1972, 1977, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Press Releases, n.d., 1952, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Press Releases, 1962-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Press Releases, 1970-1979, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Events, n.d., 1957-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 14: 50th Anniversary, 2002-2003Add to your cart.
Sub-Series C: Dade County Community Relations BoardAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Correspondence, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Reports and Papers, n.d., 1963-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Press Releases, n.d., 1963, 2000Add to your cart.
Sub-Series D: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Community Relations ServiceAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, n.d., 1965 Jul-NovAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1966 Jan-MarAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1966 Apr-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1966 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1967 Jan-JunAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1967 Jul-DecAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1968Add to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Reports and Papers, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Reports and Papers, 1964-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Reports and Papers, 1967-1968, 1977, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Press Releases and ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Press Releases and ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Staff Training, 1966Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Miami application for Model City, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Summer Evaluation, 1968Add to your cart.
Series III: Subject FilesAdd to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 1st Amendment/Free SpeechAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Anti-SemitismAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Black power/nationalismAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Civil rightsAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: College admissionAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: College admissionAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: College admissionAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: College admissionAdd to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: College admissionAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Collins, LeRoy (Governor)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: CrimeAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: DesegregationAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: DiscriminationAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: EducationAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Elections and EmploymentAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Ghetto (Black)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Extremist OrganizationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Human rightsAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Intergroup and race relationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Johnson, L.B. (Administration)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: LeadershipAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Martin Luther King Jr. (Reactions to his death)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Miami and SouthAdd to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Middle East PoliciesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Multiculturalism and ImmigrationAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: N.A.A.C.P.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Negro VetsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: New Deal YearsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Negro-Jewish RelationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: New Right/Reagan EconomicsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Police and community relationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: PovertyAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Riots, n.d., 1964-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Riots, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Riots, 1967Add to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Riots, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Riots, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Riots, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Think tanks (U.S.)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Urban development and housingAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Urban development and housingAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Urban Simulation, Exercises and Training, 1966-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 8: TrendsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: VariousAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Violence and TensionAdd to your cart.

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