University of Miami Libraries > UM Libraries Digital Collections > UM Archives Digital Collections

The University Archives is the official institutional repository of records that document the history of the University of Miami. The University Archives identifies, collects, and preserves materials that have enduring historical value. The Archives make materials accessible and promote their use to the University Community, Alumni, and members of the community beyond the University. Digitization makes it possible for us to preserve our permanently valuable records and collections and offer easier access to our resources for teaching and research.

SEARCH and BROWSE ALL located at top of the page will access all UM Archives Digital Collections at once. Individual Archives collections can also be accessed separately below.

Arts & Sciences Magazine Archive

Arts & Sciences has been published by the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Miami since 1998 to highlight the College's activities and the achievements of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

To search and browse visit here: Arts & Sciences Magazine Archive

Beaux Arts Scrapbooks

Beaux Arts, Inc., scrapbooks dating from 1950-2005 documenting activities and events in support of the Lowe Art Museum of the University of Miami.

To search and browse visit here: Beaux Arts Scrapbooks

Campus Architecture Collection

Blueprints, drawings, and historical photographs of UM buildings are important components of the University Archives. The collection has been developed in close coordination with the University's Campus Planning and Development office of the Real Estate and Facilities.

To search and browse visit here: Architecture Collection

The Carrell

The Carrell: Journal of the Friends of the University of Miami Library was published from June 1960 to 1996 to promote the notable collections in the the Library. University of Miami faculty and local scholars and historians wrote articles for the publication.

To search and browse visit here: The Carrell

Commencement Programs

The UM Commencement Ceremony digital collection contains programs from the commencement ceremonies held by the schools and departments at the University of Miami from 1927 through spring 2016.

To search and browse visit here: Commencement Programs

Fact Books

The UM Fact Books digital collection contains fact books produced by the University of Miami Office of Planning, Institutional Research, and Assessment (PIRA) from 1972-2016.

To search and browse visit here: Fact Books

Historical Photograph Collection

The University of Miami Archives holds over 500,000 photographs, negatives and slides that document the University's growth from the 1920s through the presidency of Henry King Stanford. Especially rich are the images of UM sports, the expansion of each campus, student life, and special events such as commencement ceremonies.

To search and browse the digitized collections visit here: Historical Photographs

Malaika Handbooks

Malaika, a handbook published in the 1970s and 1980s by the United Black Students organization, lists resources and organizations by and for the Black students and faculty of the University of Miami.

To search and browse visit here: Malaika Handbooks

Miami Hurricane Archive

The full-text of the University of Miami's student newspaper, The Miami Hurricane, has been digitized from 1927 through 2015. The paper was published under the title University News from 1927 to 1929. The archived student newspaper represents an important historical record of campus life and student activity. You can search the entire contents by date, year, decade and keyword.

To search and browse visit here: Miami Hurricane Archive


Tempo, a University of Miami student magazine published from October 1949 through April 1971, features articles and photographs by student journalists about University events, activities, trends, and personalities.

To search and browse the digitized collections visit here: Tempo


Veritas, the newsletter for University of Miami faculty and staff, was produced by University Communications in print format from 1960 to 2008, and features university-related news, faculty profiles, event listings, and athletic programs.

To search and browse the digitized collections visit here: Veritas