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Office of the President -- Dr. Anthony J. Catanese Photograph Collection

Identifier: UAP00011

Scope and Contents

Dr. Anthony J. Catanese was the fourth president of FAU serving from 1990 to 2003. The photographs in this collection document these years and reflect the growth and development of FAU under his leadership. Dr. Catanese added additional campuses to FAU, he oversaw the creation of the Charles E. Schmidt Bio-medical Science Center, which is the foundation of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, football was added to the athletics program, and new buildings sprouted on the campuses for both existing and new colleges. There are 470 photographs in the collection. To provide a sample of this collection, 36 photographs were digitized and described. If you would like to see more photographs, please contact to make an appointment.


  • Created: 1990 - 2003
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1990-2003
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1990

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are available for supervised use in the Special Collections reading room during regular hours or by appointment. Users are required to complete a registration form and to comply with regulations governing use. Research assistance may be available but please email or phone first to set up an appointment. Photocopies or electronic copies of material in the collections may be provided within copyright limits but may not be ready immediately. In addition, selected materials are digitized and available electronically through the Digital Library.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). FAU Libraries adhere to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any subsequent use of a reproduction in excess of " fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement. When using electronic copies or images, please keep in mind that copyright law applies. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission from the rights holder when copying material in excess of fair use. Restriction in the copying of materials may be imposed if the researcher does not have written permission from the rights holder. Should the researcher use or reproduce special collections material when submitting or publishing his or her own writing or research, the author should credit Florida Atlantic University Libraries Special Collections. If research at FAU Special Collections results in publication, we would appreciate citation information that would allow us to reference that work to future researchers. Also, If the researcher desires to reuse material for commercial use, please contact Special Collections.


10.00 Linear Feet

There are 470 photographs in this collection. other_unmapped

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Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged in the order in which the photographs were received.

Custodial History

These photographs were periodically transferred to University Archives by the Marketing and Creative Services Department. Additional photographs were transferred in 2007 by Ms. Elfriede Lynch, Assistant Vice President for University Relations.

Source of Acquisition

Photographs were received from the Marketing and Creative services Department and Ms. Elfriede Lynch, Assistant Vice President for University Relations.

Method of Acquisition

These photographs were transferred by the Marketing and Creative Services department. Photographs were also transferred by Ms. Elfriede Lynch, Assistant Vice President for University Relations.

Related Materials

Please consult the Office of the President--Dr. Anthony Catanese document collection. For more information please see

Processing Information

In 2010, Leslie Siegel processed this collection.

Office of the President -- Dr. Anthony J. Catanese Photograph Collection
Leslie Siegel
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Repository Details

Part of the Florida Atlantic University Libraries Repository

777 Glades Road, Bldg 3 RM 261
Boca Raton Fl 33431 US