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Abril Lamarque Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 6045
Scope and Contents The Abril Lamarque papers date from 1904-2002. The collection documents the life and career of Cuban-born cartoonist, designer, illustrator, graphic artist, caricaturist, and art director Abril Lamarque through printed materials, scrapbooks, writings, and original artwork. The collection includes examples of his cartoons and caricatures, these include clippings of the comic strip Monguito. The collection consists primarily of varied printed material...
Dates: Created: 1883 - 2001

Agustín Villegas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7050
Scope and Contents This collection personal papers, newspaper clippings, and personal papers from various authors and representatives influencing Cuban policy, including Florida Representative Mary Ann MacKenzie. Additionally, there are personal documents by Agustin Villegas, such as resumes, copy of diplomas, certificates of education, and select documents incorporating religion and communism, such as selected writings by Karl Marx.
Dates: Other: date unknown

Ahlander Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 5000
Scope and Contents This collection consists of brochures and general information on various artists from Latin America and the Caribbean Islands donated by the Florida International University Art Museum from Miami Herald art critic Leslie Judd Ahlander. This includes Cuban artist Felippe Abbreu and Argentinean artist Marta Minujin. The area of these artists include Cuba, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Jamaica.
Dates: Other: date unknown

Alberto Bolet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 5010
Scope and Contents This collection contains composed works of Cuban-American musical conductor and musician Alberto Bolet. Additionally, the archive includes an original typewriter belonging to him, posters from various performances, photographs of him as well as performances, and personal correspondences.
Dates: Created: 1959 - 1998

Alex and Carol Stepick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 6015
Scope and Contents The Alex and Carol Stepick Collection consists of materials depicting the plight of the Cuban and Haitian refugees in the 1980s in Miami, Florida. The documents detail the treatment of refugees once on American soil and the condition in the countries they were escaping from; highlighting the contrasting experiences of Cuban and Haitian refugees. The collection demonstrates the work of Dr. Alex Stepick, Florida International University Professor of Anthropology and Sociology, in emphasizing the...
Dates: Created: 1976 - 2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1981-1998; Other: Date acquired: 2012

Arguelles Family Photo Albums

 Collection
Identifier: 8005
Scope and Contents This collection maintains vast photographs of the Arguelles family starting in the 1930s. The significance of this collection relates directly to what life was like for a typical Cuban family before the Revolution and before Fulgencio Batista seized power. This includes photographs of plantations, farms, local airfields, and even a typical day at the beach with the family. Digital images of these albums are available through the Digital Library of the Caribbean (Dloc). Physical copies are...
Dates: Created: 1937 - 1948

Barbara Parker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 5095
Scope and Contents This collection contains original manuscripts with editorial notes notes (including those pertaining to chapters), drafts, research, promotions of her works,photographs and personal comments to several of her novels, including Suspicion of Guilt, Criminal Justice, Blood Relations, Suspicion of Deceit, Suspicion of Innocence, and Suspicion of Betrayal. Additionally, this collection contains select unabridged audiobooks to Suspicion of Guilt and Suspicion of Betrayal.
Dates: Other: date unknown

Barinaga Cuban Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7065
Dates: Other: date unknown

Barnett Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 8045
Scope and Contents This collection contains an assortment of personal belongings of Carlos Barnett and his family and their transition to the United States. This includes personal letters, immigration papers, photographs, negatives of photographs, obituaries, and personal mementos, including of religious beliefs.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1859 - 1934

Bayside in the Park Portfolio

 Collection
Identifier: SFC1811
Abstract This portfolio was submitted by JMB/Federated Realty to the City of Miami’s 1983 bidding competition to develop a waterfront marketplace in the Bayside area of downtown. They took their inspiration from Victorian gardens and glasshouses, and hoped to bring that particular aesthetic to the area. Ultimately it was rejected in favor of another project proposal from the Rouse Company, fresh off a wave of recent successes that they anticipated replicating in Miami.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1983

Bernard Diederich Collection

 File
Identifier: 7010
Scope and Contents The Bernard Diederich Collection includes both papers and media. Diederich’s papers constitute over 130 boxes (143 linear feet); they include Diederich’s telegraphs and telexes, his reporter’s notepads, and his interview notes, as well as historical documents, such as Central American and Caribbean newspapers and political posters and booklets. The papers also include his private correspondence, which reveals the many challenges encountered by journalists who work in Latin America and the...
Dates: Created: 1945 - 2010

Bicentennial

 Collection
Identifier: 499
Dates: Other: date unknown

Bidegain Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 7030
Scope and Contents This collection contains various documents from Central and South America, including Brazil, in relation to the church and how society around is changing, and what the views from the church are regarding those changes. Most of the collection is written documents pertaining to the churches view on these changes and how it is related to their personal values, including from the Vatican, such as Vaticano de Obispas (Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region, on: "New paths for the Church and for...
Dates: Created: 1917 - 1998

Brian Peterson: Education Reform Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 6090
Abstract Collection includes papers, articles, research and personal correspondence by Brian Peterson, professor of history at Florida International University.
Dates: Created: 1981-2003

British Guiana (Guyana) General Election Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7040
Scope and Contents General electionsin British Guiana on 27 April 1953 were the first held under universal suffrage. The  result was a victory for the People's Progressive Party (PPP), which won 18 of the 24 seats in the new House of Assembly. Its leader, Cheddi Jagan, became Premier. The Waddington Commission led to constitutional reforms and to the creation of a House of Assembly to replace the Legislative Council.  The House consisted of 28 members; 24 members elected in single member constituencies, a...
Dates: Created: 1953

Bruce Epperson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 8055
Scope and Contents This collection includes a manuscript of Bruce D. Epperson’s book about the finance and technology of the first modern highways in the South including: Ingraham Highway, Tamiami Trail, and Conners Highway. It includes news articles and magazine clippings, ranging from 1899 to 1953, that detail the advancement of the road systems through Florida due to the 1920s Florida land boom and the creation of a highway funding system based on fuel taxes. The collection also details maps that show highways...
Dates: 1899-1953

Burnett Roth Anti-Defamation League Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 5025
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper clippings, financial records, legal documents, and personal letters from Burnett Roth to inform and persuade the public that there is no reason for antisemitism or hatred towards African Americans. Additionally, there are invitations to equal-rights galas, brochures for events, audio cassettes involving oral memoirs on the situation in Israel and the Middle East, and documents reporting terrorist attacks on the Jewish community itself from Israel....
Dates: Created: 1958 - 1998

Carbonell Cuban Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 8025
Dates: Other: date unknown

Carlos Ripoll Collection

 Collection — Container: 29 Boxes
Identifier: 7025
Abstract The Carlos Ripoll Collection contains material collected by Carlos Ripoll in the course of his research on the life and work of José Martí and other Cuban personalities.
Dates: Created: 1939-2002

Carmen Petsoules / Mary Brickell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 6010
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials depicting the role of Mary Brickell as one of the “founding mothers” of the city of Miami, Florida. Documents detail her work as a landowner and real estate developer. The materials balance the personal and professional lives of Mary Brickell and her descendants. The collection demonstrates the growth and shaping of Miami, from the founding documents establishing the city of Miami to modern day developments in the Brickell area. The collection also documents...
Dates: Created: 1837- 2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1918-1975; Other: Date acquired: 12/17/2011

Charles A. Hall Collection of Union Arbitration Cases

 Collection
Identifier: 5041-2
Scope and Contents This collection contains cassettes and documents pertaining to legal lawsuits and disputes between unions and laborers. This includes but is not limited to the Police Benevolent Association (PBA) v. Florida, Transports Workers Union (TWU) v. Eastern Air Lines, Leon County Teachers Association v. Leon County Schools, PBA v. City of El Portal, PBA v. Homestead, and Teamsters Local v. Coca Cola Foods.
Dates: Other: 1987 - 1994

Charles E. Perry Papers and Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 600
Dates: Created: 1968-1999

Collective Bargaining

 Collection
Identifier: 5050
Scope and Contents This program contains documents, such as inspection division statistics, personal contracts, conflict resolutions, and Attorney General reports regarding the general rights of fire fighters in Tampa. While fire fighters are paid by the state, they have a right to be part of a union and agree upon their own contracts to bargain for health benefits, salary, pension, and the constitutional right to strike if the need arises. Additionally, this collection contains manuals on how collective...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1963 - 1978

Contracts Private Industry. Collective Bargain

 Collection
Identifier: 5041-3
Scope and Contents This collection contains various labor and personal lawsuits and contracts against corporations such as American Airlines, Coca-Cola Company Foods, and Lee County Electric Cooperative. These lawsuits mostly deal with violations of worker rights as well as complaints against the parent companies for better wages, benefits, and work conditions under the right for all workers to form unions. Additionally, these documents include the agreements achieved, the alleged violations, and memorandums of...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1993

Cuban Archives Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2000
Scope and Contents This collection contains different aspects and documents brought from Cuba directly and the influence created by the local Cuban community. This includes but not limited to posters from Cuban films, encyclopedias from Cuba, poems, photographs, clippings from the Miami Herald, surveys, and documents detailing the impact of the arrival of Cubans following the Cuban Revolution of 1959.
Dates: Created: 1800-1988

Cuban Living History Project

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2001
Scope and Contents The Cuban Living History Project includes three documentaries and 114 personal interviews. The documentaries are named: Y los Quiero Conocer (And I Want to Meet Them) recounting the era of the Cuban Republic, Calle Ocho: Cuban Exiles Look at Themselves, an Emmy Award-winner, based on the Cuban American exile community and Ni Patria Ni Amo (Neither Motherland Nor Master) which focuses on the exile opposition to Fidel Castro’s regime and is based on testimonies of exile leaders. The...
Dates: Created: 1990-1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1993-1995

Dana A. Dorsey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 5070
Scope and Contents The collection of Dana A. Dorsey is comprised of the legal and financial records of his vast real estate holdings. Mortgages, leases, rental and loans agreements represent the focus of the collection. Of special interest to researchers are those documents which detail the growth of both black and white Miami, deeds which describe in detail the properties and location of what were the newly created sub-divisions in the city. In a period of racial segregation these documents show a blurring of...
Dates: Created: 1900-1966; Other: Date acquired: 10/18/1999

Daniel J. Casagrande Collection

 Item
Identifier: 8050
Scope and Contents Photographic study of the Florida Everglades circa 1950-1980, commissioned to study modern organic sediments as a means to understanding the origin of coal. Geographic regions covered include the following: Little Banana River, Shark River Headquarters, Tamiami Trail, Bay Head, Paurotis Pond, Harvey River, Cape Sable. Photographs cover the following subjects: mangrove peat, pyrite content, distribution of rhizophora pollen, benzo-alcohol extractive, ether extractives, sulfur in stream loads.
Dates: 1950 - 1980

Doll Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 8040
Abstract A collection of dolls was donated to the Special Collections Department at Florida International University. In this collection of dolls the cultures represented vary from Latin America to Europe. With some having their own stands, while others are made of soft cloth that do not hold their shape, to some being made of organic materials.
Dates: Other: date unknown

Dr. E.K. Jaudon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7020
Scope and Contents Dr. Eugene Keene Jaudon (1867-1941) a Dade County physician for 27 years, was founder and superintendent of Miami’s first charity hospital. Dr. Jaudon received his medical degree from the State Medical College, Charleston S.C. in 1896. He and his wife Lillie Lee moved to Miami in 1903. Dr. Jaudon served on the city’s first board of health and was made county physician in 1904. During World War I he received a commission in the medical corps and served at Camp Greenleaf, GA and at the United...
Dates: Other: date unknown