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Miami Metropolitan Museum and Art Center Manuscript Collection

Identifier: SPC4085

Scope and Contents

This collection contains manuscripts depicting various newspaper articles and headlines from publishers such as the San Francisco Evening Post, the Chico Enterprise, New York Times, and the Newbury Herald and County Gazette. Additionally, this collection is home to local city receipts and invoices regarding property transitions, such as the New York Central Railroad company and the Arlington Street Church.


  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1989

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Rights: In copyright. Standardized rights statement:

Special Collections & University Archives provides copies of materials in our collections for private study, scholarship, or research. Patrons are responsible for determining the proper copyright holder and securing permission to publish, quote, broadcast, exhibit, or perform that work. FIU Special Collections will provide all available information about the copyright holder of materials found in our collections.

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Biographical / Historical

In 1989, when the private Metropolitan Museum and Art Center Collection (MMAC) in Coral Gables closed, its Board ensured the intact survival of this important collection by transferring it to the care of Florida International University. With over 2,300 objects that include cultural artifacts, paintings, sculptures, prints and photography, the MMAC collection comprises a significant component of the permanent collection. Excepted from the Frost Art Museum The Manuscript Collection of newspapers and documents were donated to the FIU Libraries Special Collections.


2.00 boxes

Language of Materials



Materials in this collection were kept in the original order that they arrived at the university.

Physical Access Requirements

There are no physical restrictions on this collection.

Source of Acquisition

FIU Art Museum

Miami Metropolitan Museum of Art Manscript Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Florida International University Repository

Green Library
11200 SW 8th Street, GL 422
Miami FL 33199 US