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Dr. Donald W. Curl's "Florida Atlantic University" Photograph Collection

Identifier: UAP00020

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 224 photographs used by Dr. Donald W. Curl when writing his book, "Florida Atlantic University," Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Press, 2000.  This collection of photographs were gathered by Dr. Curl from the University Archives Photograph Collections. The selected photographs represent the period from 1960's through the FAU administration of Dr. Anthony James Catanese. Most photographs have information written by an unknown person on the protective sleeve, and, in some cases, the information was identified by the archivist as incorrect. Other information on the protective sleeve may also be incorrect.


  • Created: 1941 - 2000

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.


2.00 Linear Feet

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Arrangement Note

The collection was arranged by an unknown person. Essentially, the collection is arranged in chronological order with some photographs appearing out of sequence. The collection was described without making changes to its order.

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Processing Information

In 2012, Leslie Siegel processed this collection.

Dr. Donald W. Curl's "Florida Atlantic University" Photograph Collection
Leslie Siegel
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Repository Details

Part of the Florida Atlantic University Libraries Repository

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