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Scope and Contents The Arlyn Austin Katims Civil War Collection focuses upon the Civil War from the Union position. Within the collection are illustrations, currency, and a number of artifacts from the era. Items of special interest include an authentic mourning card from Abraham Lincoln’s funeral and newspapers reporting Lincoln’s death. In 1995, Dr. Robert B. Katims donated more than 345 books, 337 periodical issues, and 304 artifacts to FAU Special Collections upon the death of his wife, Arlyn Austin Katims....
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1861-1865
Scope and Contents The collection consists of manuscript music, print music, personal songbooks, personal papers, programs, and pictures. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Audio recordings have been relocated to Judaica Sound Archives.
Dates: Created: 1922 - 1997
Scope and Contents The Badia Family WWII Letters Collections contains over 500 letters and associated pieces of ephemera relating to correspondence between Danny Badia and Leona De Nardo between the years 1941 and 1947. Primarily relating to WWII, these letters offer a glimpse into civilian and military life in the United States during the war years.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941 - 1947
Scope and Contents The print collection donated to FAU Libraries by Major General Bernard L. Weiss, U.S. Air Force, consists of seventeen lithographs and/or printed renditions from the Renaissance period, from artists Jost Amman, Wenceslaus Hollar, and Adriaen van Ostade. The collection includes a letter in French from 1693.
Dates: Created: 1578 - 1778
Scope and Contents In 2000, the family of Nathan Birnbaum donated his music manuscript dating from 1902-1918. Locations noted in the manuscript include: London, Neu Sandez and also Knockaloe and Douglas which were both internment camps during World War I (1914-1918). Titles are mainly in German. A few titles are in Hebrew. Music almost exclusively for Violin. Includes marches, waltzes, polkas, mazurkas, and Jewish religious songs. There are over 130 titles, many of which are signed by one or more of the...
Dates: Created: 1902 - 1918; Other: Date acquired: 11/00/2000
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Maps
Scope and Contents The collection features the air base plans of Boca Raton Army Air Field. The plans indicate base buildings, layouts, training areas, and ecological areas.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1944
Scope and Contents Photographic Collection of Brandi Chastain FAU Athletic Department Event.
Dates: Created: 0 - 0
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Campus Activities
Scope and Contents The photographs in this collection document the daily activities in various departments on campus in August 1967. They show the operations aspect of the university by showing the activities in departments such as Utilities and Administrations. On the manila envelope received from Ms. Elfriede Lynch, there was a typed notation indicating that the Public Relations Office requested the photographs to update the "photo file" and for the "Boca Supplement."
Dates: Created: 1967 - 1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1967; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2007
Scope and Contents These photographs were created to document activities by the staff at Florida Atlantic University. A photo book was created by taping the photograph(s) to a leaf of bond paper. Twenty-one pages had information about the photograph(s) typed at the top of the page. The pages were punched with a three hole punch and put into a thin notebook. The photographer was not identified. Upon receiving the photo book from Ms. Elfriede Lynch, the pages were removed from the book and placed in a clamshell box...
Dates: Created: 1970 - 1970; Other: Majority of material found in 1970; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2006
Scope and Contents The collection of Cantor Shabtai Ackerman consists of manuscript music, print music, personal songbooks, personal papers, programs, and pictures relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Audio recordings have been relocated to Judaica Sound Archives. Cantor Ackerman was a world-renowned cantor with a powerful dramatic tenor voice. He was wounded by the Nazis in World War II and chanted services in the great Moscow Synagogue as a...
Dates: Created: 1902 - 2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1990
Scope and Contents The collection of Cantor Irving Obstbaum consists of manuscript music, print music, personal songbooks, personal papers, programs, and pictures relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Audio recordings have been relocated to Judaica Sound Archives. Cantor Irving Obstbaum served the congregation of Temple Beth-El in New York for over 40 years. Along with his responsibilities to his congregation, he served as Executive Director...
Dates: Created: 1910 - 1963; Other: Majority of material found in 1910-1963
Scope and Contents The collection of Cantor Morton Pliskin consists of manuscript music, print music, personal songbooks, personal papers, programs, and pictures relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Audio recordings have been relocated to Judaica Sound Archives. Cantor Pliskin was known as a "wunderkind" cantor who started singing next to his father who was a cantor at the age of 13. After his family moved to Chicago he studied at the Hebrew...
Dates: Created: 1890 - 1986
Scope and Contents In 2012, Cantor Murray Yavneh donated his collection of nearly 200 pieces of print music, music manuscripts, song books, and periodicals to Florida Atlantic University. The collection dates from 1863 to 1976 and includes: cantorial music Hebrew and Yiddish songs, American popular standards, and instrumental works.
Dates: Created: 1863 - 1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1920-1970; Other: Date acquired: 08/22/2012
Scope and Contents The collection of Cantor Stuart Kanas mainly consists of manuscript music and print sheet music relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Audio recordings have been relocated to Judaica Sound Archives. Cantor Kanas studied at the famed Hebrew Union College in New York. Not only remembered for being a great Cantor in both Pennsylvania and New York, Cantor Stuart Kanas is also remembered for a legal decision that helped define the...
Dates: Created: 1919 - 1988; Other: Majority of material found in 1919-1988
Scope and Contents The collection of Cantor William W. Lipson consists of sheet music, manuscript music, print music, and papers relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. William W. Lipson (1921-2009) was Cantor Emeritus of Beth David Congregation, Miami, where he served for 30 years. He was named a Fellow in the Cantors Assembly of America, of which he was a Charter Member, and was recognized with an honorary doctorate from the Jewish Theological...
Dates: Created: 1923 - 2001
Scope and Contents In 1991, the family of Zvi Aroni [neé Shalom Zvee Aronowitz] donated his collection of print music, music manuscripts, personal songbooks, pictures, programs, and video recordings relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Audio recordings have been relocated to Judaica Sound Archives. Cantor Aroni studied voice with Cantor Samuel Kavetsky and had a close relationship with the composer, Reuven Kosakoff. Many of their manuscripts...
Dates: Created: 1890 - 1991; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1990; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1991
Scope and Contents Charles Clark Bell was born in Connersville, Indiana in 1930 and went on to serve as the Coordinator of Music Education at Florida Atlantic University. He composed the music for the FAU Alma Mater and was interested in the Kodaly method of music education. The Bell Collection dates from 1915 to 1998 and includes: sheet music, manuscript music, correspondence, papers, and photographs.
Dates: Created: 1915 - 1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1979
Scope and Contents This collection of World’s Fair memorabilia was donated to Florida Atlantic University by Charna Larkin. The Larkin family established an endowment in 2004 tosupport the study of the American presidency at FAU. The endowment also supports the annual Alan B. Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency, which hosts public lectures by best-selling authors and distinguished scholars. In addition to collecting original signed letters from every U.S. president from George Washington to George W....
Dates: Created: 1849 - 1993; Other: Majority of material found in 1893 - 1964
Scope and Contents The majority of correspondence dates from 1841 to 1916. Other miscellaneous documents date through 1970. These letters and postcards represent leisure and business correspondence to and from the Clarkes and reflect concerns, beliefs and opinions of ordinary men and women of the nineteenth and early twentieth century. The photos within this collection date from the 1840s and include various methods of processing illustrative of the evolution of photographic procedures. The majority of the...
Dates: Created: 1840-1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1841-1916
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 26 handwritten Yiddish journals that were created by an unknown author. Throughout all of the journals the name Ya’akov Me’ir b.R. Tsevi ha-Levi Bleiberg is stamped. The paginated journals have a range of topics from essays and reports to biographies and poetry. Also, there are some tipped in newspapers clippings.
Dates: Created: n.d.
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents These photographs document the construction of the buildings and the Breezeway of the Boca Raton Campus from 1962 to 1969. In 2010 Algonquin was renamed to Nations North Residence Hall, Modoc is gone, Humanities Building was renamed to the Arts and Letters Building, Biological Science was renamed to Behavioral Sciences Building.
Dates: Created: 1962 - 1969; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2007
Scope and Contents FAU's Cross Country & Running Team
Dates: Created: 1983 - 2001
Scope and Contents David Harold Oliver (1897-1972) was a White House correspondent and political reporter for the Associated Press. He began working at the AP at the age of 15 in 1913. Before becoming a reporter he worked as copy boy, in the AP library, and took diction from reporters over the phone. In 1920 he became a reporter. He traveled with and covered presidents from Warren G. Harding to Dwight Eisenhower. He was a well-respected journalist, and, this was especially true for his skills covering elections....
Dates: Created: 1924 - 1968
Scope and Contents The Dance Band Combos Collection consists of instrumental arrangements of popular songs first made for distribution to theater and music hall orchestras. These early to mid 20th century arrangements proved so popular that surprised publishers began making them available for general sale. Pit bands could then purchase a ready-made score of a current hit tune to vary their repertoire. Dance groups found them useful as well, and they made novel additions to the programs of salon ensembles and...
Dates: Created: 1925 - 1962; Other: Majority of material found in 1946-1953
Scope and Contents This collection comprises supporting research material and manuscripts by the late horticulturalist Dr. David Sturrock. The collection contains a manuscript, research, maps and photos for his book, Trees for Southern Florida. Also in the collection are first and second drafts of an unpublished manuscript entitled The Bahamas from the Viewpoint of a Horticulturalist, along with related research notes and correspondence.
Dates: Created: 1908 - 1968; Other: Majority of material found in 1960
Scope and Contents The Derna DePamphilis Music Collection includes opera scores (many with her performance notations) and libretti. The libretti collection consists of late nineteenth and early twentieth century libretti from various publishers. The majority of the works are from Italian composers, but there are also some representations of French, German and English works.
Dates: Created: 1885 - 1962; Other: Majority of material found in 1935-1950
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,...
Dates: Created: 1941 - 2000
Scope and Contents Dr. Dorothy E. McBride Stetson is a Florida Atlantic University Professor Emeritus of Political Science who taught courses for 40 years in comparative politics, European politics, and women and public policy. Her undergraduate degree includes a B.A. from the University of Montana and she earned her M.A. and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. As tenured faculty in FAU’s Department of Political Science, she served as Chair of the department for 8 years, as Associate Dean of the Dorothy F. Schmidt...
Dates: Created: 1972 - 1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1980-1992
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 39 Boxes
Scope and Contents Harry A. Kersey, Jr. is Professor Emeritus of History at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. A native Floridian, he received his Bachelor of Arts and Masters degrees from the University of Florida, and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1966, Dr. Kersey began teaching at Florida Atlantic University and currently is an emeritus professor of history at FAU. Professor Kersey has a rich background in international research and teaching. He has...
Dates: Created: 1966-2010; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2002
Scope and Contents The collections Political Circus and Political Sideshow focuses on the Presidential Campaigns of 2008 and 2016 where identity has played a part in the rhetoric of some candidates, but more so in some of the general public’s response to various candidates. Through the acquisition of popular consumer items produced for the Presidential campaigns, Caputi organized two exhibitions teasing out issues to do with gender, racism, identity, class, sexuality. The Political Circus Collection consists of...
Dates: Created: 2007 - 2008; Other: Majority of material found in 2008
- Florida Atlantic University -- History 88
- University Archives 87
- University Archives -- Photography 54
- Weiner 11
- University Archives -- Faculty Papers 10
- Florida Atlantic University -- Students -- Periodicals 4
- Florida 3
- Popular music -- United States 3
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
- World War, 1939-1945 3
- Caricatures and cartoons -- United States -- 19th century 2
- College student newspapers and periodicals -- Florida -- Boca Raton 2
- Florida Atlantic University Dedication 2
- Gender matters in U.S. politics 2
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 2
- Palm Beach County 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Songs and music 2
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography 2
- Almanacs, American 1 ∧ less
- Florida Atlantic University 5
- Boca Raton, Florida 4
- Bryant, Farris 2
- Culpepper, J. B. 2
- Fleming, Thomas 2
- Williams, Kenneth 2
- Bernard L. Weiss 1
- Bill Watkins, Chief Photographer, Florida Atlantic University 1
- Blee, Myron B. 1
- Brumbaugh, A. J. 1
- Buford, Marion 1
- D. Harold Oliver 1
- David Sturrock 1
- Dr. Harry A. Kersey, Jr. 1
- Dr. John D. Early 1
- Dr. Portnoy 1
- Francis Poole 1
- Heather Frazer 1
- Immanuel Velikovsky, C.J. Ransom 1
- International Society of Copy Artists 1 ∧ less