Brochure (Spring 2018)


Explore this page to learn more about the rare and unique materials featured from the University of Miami Libraries’ distinctive collections in the printed brochure for the Learning Commons.

You are welcome to view these items in person at the Cuban Heritage Collection, Special Collections, and University Archives – or browse and discover other materials by visiting our Digital Collections site.

Materials Featured on Side One


Aerial view of the Coral Gables campus
University of Miami Historical Photograph Collection, University Archives, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.

Group of students finishing a track race
University of Miami Historical Photograph Collection, University Archives, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.

Exothea paniculata (F115)
Swingle Plant Anatomy Reference Collection, Department of Biology, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.

Student plots points on large map in radar laboratory
University of Miami Historical Photograph Collection, University Archives, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.

Group of people playing cards
Theodore Bolton Papers, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.

Annual Report from 1955, Pan Am Airways
Pan American World Airways, Inc. records, Special Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.

Drawing, “Act II: Carnival”
MarĂ­a Julia Casanova Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.

Materials Featured on Side Two


Dignitaries gathered for the groundbreaking of the Solomon G. Merrick Building
January 14, 1926. Left to right: Phineas Paist, architect for Coral Gables; Denman Fink, artist and illustrator for Coral Gables; Frederic Zeigen, managing regent of the University of Miami; Myrtle Zeigen; Bertha M. Foster, regent and first dean of the School of Music; and Clara Price, wife of regent Judge Mitchell D. Price. Courtesy: Arva Parks & Company.

Downtown traffic
Florida Photograph Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.

Sketches Towards a Hortus Botanicus Americanus
By William Jowit Titford; Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, London, 1812; Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.

Student leading march with drum
University of Miami Historical Photograph Collection, University Archives, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.

Professor F.G. Walton Smith conducting an underwater class
University of Miami Historical Photograph Collection, University Archives, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.

Cactus pear fruit tile
School of Architecture Fruit Tiles, School of Architecture, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas in her office
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Papers, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL.