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Durbin C. Tabb  Collection

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Identifier: SPC6050
Scope and Contents This collection contains an assortment of boxes where the individual files all relate to marine biology. Focusing on preservation, this collection is aimed towards enlightening those who read the content about various locations and species, through the eyes of a renowned marine biologist.
Dates: Created: 1959-1988

Elaine Gordon Papers

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Identifier: SPC5060
Scope and Contents This collection details the legal struggle for women’s rights regarding fairer wages, equal opportunities as men, as well as the right for more say in legal affairs regarding women directly. The documents in the collection include but are not limited to legal documents involving rape, abortion, healthcare, allegations of sexual misconduct against women, child care, and the right to speak. Additional content includes memos of speeches, legal testimonies, and news clippings regarding the...
Dates: 1966 - 1994

Elena Kurstin Cuban Memorabilia Collection

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Identifier: SPC8000
Scope and Contents This collection contains assorted examples of Cuban life prior to the revolution that depicts how the average Cuban lived on the average day. This includes photographs of the nation, postcards, advertisements for cigars and cigarettes, maps, advertisements of American products sold to the Cuban people, such as Coca-Cola, and letters to former U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt.
Dates: Other: date unknown

Emilio Milian Newspaper Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 1 Box
Identifier: SPC7045
Scope and Contents Bombing on Abril 30, 1976
Dates: Other: date unknown

Erica Koehler Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 3 Boxes
Identifier: SPC6025
Scope and Contents The Erica Koehler Collection is a 3 box collection donated to the Florida International University Special Collections and Archives Department from the School of Nursing. This collection includes items collected by Ms. Koehler and mainly covers the area of Industrial Nursing. Items include historic training manuals, photographs, correspondence, magazines and other items related to the field of Occupational Health Nursing.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1980

Florida Labor: Union Memorabilia of Henry Petrel

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Identifier: SPC5040
Scope and Contents This collection contains an assortment of documents, all written by various individuals.
Dates: Other: date unknown

Florida Nurses Association Collection

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Identifier: SPC5085
Scope and Contents The Florida Nurses Association Collection is an extensive 36 box collection documenting the history and proceedings of the Florida Nurses Association. Contents of this collection include items such as the rules and bylaws, annual convention manuals, board of director minutes, historical photographs, and other miscellaneous items spanning the years of the early 1940’s to the late 2000’s.
Dates: Other: date unknown

Geology Collection

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Identifier: SPC5065
Scope and Contents The Geology Collection is a 21 box collection donated to the Special Collections and University Archives Department by the Geology Club of Florida International University. The items in this collection are a wide variety of maps, correspondence, drilling locations, and geological surveys related to oil wells in the state of Florida, Louisiana, Texas and the surrounding Gulf and other waterways.
Dates: Other: date unknown

Guantanamo Bay Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 0.83 Linear Feet
Identifier: SPC6035
Abstract The Special Collections department at Florida International University (FIU) holds items collected by Kenneth (Allegro) Shartz aka Fr. Cyril Shartz between 1994 and 1996 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he worked as an English teacher, through the World Relief Organization. An important part of the collection is 433 photographs taken by Kenneth (Allegro) Shartz that detail the daily life of the refugees. Images also include pictures of the humanitarian workers, the detention camps, the wildlife,...
Dates: Created: 1994 - 1996; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1996

Helen Kohen Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 1 Box
Identifier: SPC6065
Scope and Contents This collection involves various artifacts such as audio interviews, newspapers, brochures, and catalogs from various artists, particularly Cuban-American artists. This includes Cesar Trasobares, painter Alfonzo, Mexican abstract painter and architect Fernando Garcia, and Wilfredo Lam.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within Undated

Historic Nursing Caps

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Identifier: SPC6095
Dates: Other: date unknown

International Association of Fire Fighters

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Identifier: SPC5040-1
Scope and Contents This collection contains union disputes involving the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and counties and cities across the United States, such as Los Angeles, Coral Gables, and Buffalo. The documents used to understand the terms of these negotiations include bargaining agreements, contracts, case files, court hearings, personal statements, wage statistics, and salary negotiations. Additional disputes relate to age discrimination, retroactive pay, and grievances.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within date unknown

International Association of Machinist Aerospace Workers

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Identifier: SPC5041-6
Scope and Contents This collection depicts the legal disputes of the International Association of Machinist Aerospace Workers (IAM) labor union. This includes conferences, sourcebooks, organizer tool kits, manuals, voting records, and records of board meetings. Additionally, statistics are held in the rise and fall of memberships based on national circumstances, such as Reagans increased military spending in the 1980s.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1977 - 1998

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU)

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Identifier: SPC5044
Scope and Contents This collection, the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) contains highlights, newspaper clippings, union decisions, and negotiations between garment union workers in South Florida and the companies they worked for. This includes companies such Stolberg’s Tailors, Disco Manufacturing Co., and Nora Corporation. Additionally, this collection maintains bank statements, ledgers, and plaques to detail how the workers were paid, motivated, and acknowledged in the workforce.
Dates: Other: date unknown

Isle of Pines Collection

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Identifier: SPC6080
Scope and Contents Isle of Pines (Isla de la Juventud) is the second-largest Cuban island and lies almost directly south of Havana and Pinar del Río. At the end of the Spanish–American War under the terms of the Treaty of Paris (1898), Spain relinquished all claims to Cuba. The sixth article of the Platt Amendment, which defined the independent Cuba's boundaries left the ownership of the Isle of Pines undetermined. This resulted in competing claims to the island by the United States and Cuba. The U.S....
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014

J. Floyd Monk Collection

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Identifier: SPC 5075
Scope and Contents J. Floyd Monk began amassing his book collection in the 1930's and continued collecting throughout his life. He was especially interested in books on Florida history, geography and wildlife. Most of his books were purchased from the used book stores he frequently visited. A large portion of his Florida book collection was compiled as part of his research while writing the two books and several articles he authored. Although his books went unpublished, several of his articles were accepted...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1826 - 1999

Jack Rubenstein Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 6 Boxes
Identifier: SPC5055
Scope and Contents This collection contains boxes that hold paperwork corresponding to specific meetings and the outcomes of the meetings in relation to unions and textile workers.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within The majority of the dates take place between 1926 and 1990

James Nelson Goodsell Collection

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Identifier: SPC7015
Scope and Contents The James Nelson Goodsell Collection documents four decades of Latin American and Caribbean history. Mr. Goodsell was the Latin American correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor news organization from 1964-1985. His archival legacy includes photographs of and transcripts with regional leaders from all across the region, from South America to the Caribbean and Central America.
Dates: Created: 1958 - 1975

Jesús María de Alba Castellanos Collection

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Identifier: DAC6070
Abstract Jesús María de Alba Castellanos was an Executive Music Director, composer, arranger of polyphonic digitized music, in charge of public relations, fourth voice of the Rondalla group, who also played the guitar and clarinet. He began his musical studies at an early age, in the Musical Chair of The Conference Conciliate of Barranquilla, Colombia, where he studied four years of Gregorian chant and sacred music, music theory, and basic piano. He used both Latin and French languages on his historical...
Dates: Created: 1945 - 2013; Other: Date acquired: 03/00/2014

Juan Martinez Collection

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Identifier: SPC8020
Scope and Contents This collection contains artistic catalogues from various Latin American and Caribbean artists such as Leonardo Acosta, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Ricardo Benaim, and Margarita Cano. With so many artists and artistic works accumulated, the Juan Martinez Collection helps portray the vast diversity of different artists across the Americas.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1955 - 2013

Judge Mattie Belle Davis Collection

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Identifier: SPC5020
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of various papers and memorabilia to commemorate the life of Judge Mattie Belle Davis.
Dates: Other: 1942 - 1994

Junta de Fortificacion Papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 2 Boxes
Identifier: SPC7085
Scope and Contents This collection details historical fortifications in Central and South America in the late 18th Century, with emphasis on the defense of Santo Domingo during colonial times when the Dominican Republic was controlled by Spain. While Spain did control large colonies in early American history, there was also colonization amongst England, France, Portugal, and the Netherlands in the Americas until the end of the Revolutionary War in 1783; officially ending in the early 19th century.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1763 - 1793

Labor Schools and Conventions

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Identifier: SPC5041-4
Scope and Contents This collection includes training manuals, invitations, and information from the conventions of the Florida AFL-CO (American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organizations), representing the Teachers Union.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within date unknown

Lawrence J. Smith Papers

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Identifier: SPC501
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal letters and documents from Lawrence J. Smith, a former United States House of Representative from Florida. Some of these letters relate directly to Middle-East policy before and after the 1991 Persian Gulf War, such as sells of arms to Kuwait, and actions of sanctions against Iraq for its attack on Israel. Additional documents and letters depict policy towards Soviet and Central and South American immigration, NRA policy, and enforcement/crackdown of illegal...
Dates: Created: 1983-1992

League of Women Voters of Miami-Dade County

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 9 Linear Feet
Identifier: SPC6055
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks and papers of The League of Women Voters of Miami-Dade County, including articles, correspondence, awards, certificates, descriptions of projects, proposed amendments, flyers, and accomplishments.
Dates: Created: 1939- 1997

Leo Clark Collection

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Identifier: SPC8035
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents, momentos and manuscripts about Jose De la Puente.
Dates: Created: 1841-1921

Levi Marrero Collection

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Identifier: SPC5030
Abstract Cuban historian Levi Marrero author of a multi-volume History of Cuba donated a large manuscript collection of the documents used to write his book. In addition he donated other research materials, items selected for inclusion in his books and correspondence. This archive represents his personal papers donated to FIU.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within date unknown

Lisandro Pérez Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SPC6000
Scope and Contents This collection of five boxes of papers represents the academic background of Dr. Lisandro Perez. The collection is a compilation of papers that represent his work as a professor from Louisiana State University and Florida International University. In addition, the collection has papers related to his research studies, the Cuban Research Institute (CRI), Hispanic Faculty Association, the Cuban American Foundation, migration Initiative, as well as articles written by him from Miami Herald.
Dates: Created: 1985 - 2003; Other: Date acquired: 01/13/2012

Logging Industry Collection

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Identifier: SPC8075
Dates: Created: 1971 - 1994

Mana-Zucca Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 102 Boxes
Identifier: SPC7005
Abstract The Mana-Zucca Collection contains the works, personal papers, photograph albums, scrapbooks, handwritten music and compositions of the American actress, singer, pianist and composer Augusta Zuckerman. This collection is comprised of eight series, spanning over 100 boxes is housed in the Special Collections and University Archives Department at Florida International University.
Dates: Other: 1912 - 1989