Learning Commons | Brochure (Fall 2017)

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.

 

Drawing, “Act II: Carnival” | María 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.

 

Detail from 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 (pending processing) | 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.