The Carrell - Journal of the Friends of the University of Miami Library


The University Archives is the official institutional repository of records that document the history of the University of Miami. The Archives identifies, collects, preserves materials that have enduring historical value, makes them accessible, and promotes their use to the university community, alumni, and members of the community beyond the University. Its collection is housed in several locations in Richter library and their offsite storage facility.

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Donor support makes it possible for us to preserve UM’s history, and it allows us to offer exciting new services at the Library and through our websites. Your contribution to our following programs is highly appreciated: Friends of the Libraries.

Malaika Handbooks Collection
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. Malaika is an African term of Swahili origin that means togetherness.
UM Campus Architecture

The UM Campus Architecture digital collection includes a selection of blueprints and drawings for historical buildings at University of Miami campus.

Featured Exhibit

  • Bellamy
  • Knox
  • Latimore
  • Long
We Are Pioneers

"We Were Pioneers" honors the University of Miami's African-American Students, Faculty, and Administrators of the 1960s and 1970s.