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

Use "BROWSE ALL" and "SEARCH" located below the header to access all UM Historical Photographs at once. Individual collections arranged thematically an be accessed separately below.

Administrators, Deans, Faculty, Presidents

Enjoy browsing almost 500 images of UM administrators, deans, faculty and Presidents.

Alumni and Other Support Organizations

Enjoy browsing almost 450 images of UM alumni and other support organizations.


Enjoy browsing almost 800 photographs on athletics from baseball to football to tennis.

Buildings & Grounds

Enjoy browsing over 2,300 exterior and interior photographs of the UM buildings and grounds, including aerial views of the campuses and architectural drawings.

Colleges, Institutions & Schools

Enjoy browsing over 1000 images of University of Miami colleges, institutions and schools.


Enjoy browsing almost 2000 images of university-wide events, such as commencements, homecoming, and other special programs.


Enjoy browsing over 50 non-University of Miami, but interesting historical pictures from the collection.

Service Organizations

Enjoy browsing 100 images of UM service organizations.

Student Organizations & Activities

Enjoy browsing over 800 photographs of student organizations and activities. Please note that we placed intermural sports pictures here, not in the Athletics series.


Enjoy browsing over 200 photographs of UM students.