Digital objects selected from the University of Miami Libraries Special Collections, including a rich collection of photographs, documents, letters and memorabilia covering the history and development of south Florida.
Prints and pencil sketches by Theodore Bolton depicting scenes of urban life, including on the train, in a café, at the theatre, and his travels to the Caribbean.
Promotional pamphlets featuring South Florida tourist attractions and a selection of other materials related to Florida history.
Interviews with South Florida residents about public spaces, covering topics such as migration, gentrification, class, ethnicity, and community services.
Twenty-six bound and paginated 16th-century manuscripts describing contemporary conditions and military operations in the Canary Islands, including a series of letters (15 items) and an assortment of other official documents (11 items). Twelve letters bear the imprimatur of King Philip II of Spain.
Correspondence, legal and financial documents from the various islands of the Caribbean such as Antigua, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts, St. Christopher, Trinidad and Tobago from the 16th to the 19th century.
Photographic prints, primarily in black and white, taken and hand developed by Professor Michael L. Carlebach.
Scrapbooks documenting Coral Gables Garden Club members and activities from 1925-1944.
Correspondence, documents, and photographs chiefly pertaining to Ralph M. Munroe, his family, and friends.
Photographs of Charles Deering, the Deering estate, the Richmond Hotel, and the 1926 hurricane.
Photographs, correspondence, and other materials documenting the life and work of Marjory Stoneman Douglas.
Correspondence, diaries, reports, and other materials dating from the 1770s through the 1920s that document various aspects of Florida history, life, business, culture, politics, and military affairs, including the Seminole Indian Wars.
Albums depicting Florida scenes from the 1910s and 1920s, as well as images of Miami and the Hialeah race track.
Photographs depicting Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Overtown, the Biltmore Hotel, the Everglades, and the 1926 hurricane.
Photographs showing the Frows, Peacocks, and other families at recognizable landmarks in historic Coconut Grove.
Videos and outlines of oral history interviews conducted with musicians, artists, and writers of Haitian ancestry.
Letters, deeds, bonds, receipts, orders, position appointments, and other documents from 1642 to the 1920s from prominent figures in the areas of art, literature, music, science, scholarship, business, law, military, politics, diplomacy, and religion.
Brochures, pamphlets, and other promotional materials related to tourism and development in Florida.
Photographs by Richard B. Hoit depicting South Florida scenes.
Four letters written and signed by Thomas Jefferson, dating from 1790 to 1823.
Correspondence, plats, and other documents from the Model Land Company, which was founded by Henry Flagler in 1896.
Correspondence between Helen Muir and Richard Merrick, George Firestone, Mary Munroe, and others.
Photographs taken by Ralph M. Munroe, including images of the Barnacle, friends and family, boats, and numerous South Florida scenes.
Musical scores of Aldemaro Romero, including works for symphonic orchestra, chorus and orchestra, solo concerts for wind and string instruments with orchestra, and chamber music.
Correspondence, conference papers, reports, photographs and other materials from the 1940s to the 1980s that document Mr. Samet’ s work in community relations with the American Jewish Committee and the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service.
Civil war letters written by Calvin Shedd, a Union Army solider from New Hampshire who was stationed in Florida from 1862-1863.
Documents and photographs of the Simms family, the local community, and George Washington Carver Senior High School, and campaign materials for Leah Simms.
Postcards depicting South Florida scenes, including Miami, Miami Beach, Coconut Grove, and Coral Gables.
Selected titles, including publications relating to the African diaspora in the Caribbean, architectural books, and a work on the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain.
Correspondence and articles by Walter Tennyson Swingle, as well as photographs of Swingle from the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Archives.
Scrapbooks, architectural plans and photographs documenting the Woman’s Club of Coconut Grove’s history and activities from 1896 to 1923.