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James A. Harper Photographs Collection, [Boca Raton Campus], June 6, 1964

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UAP0006
Scope and Contents

On June 6, 1964, James A. Harper photographed the university before it was scheduled to open in August, 1964. The photographs document the exterior of the buildings, the breezeway, the interior of the Utilities Building, and e campus. Mr. Harper, 1918-2004, was a veteran of WWII. He had a photography business and was a professional photographer in the Delray/Boca Raton area from the mid-1950s and to 1972 when he moved to Sebring, Florida.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1964; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2007

Learning Resources Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA00004
Scope and Content

This collection contains papers, reports, and various documents surrounding the creation of and operation of Learning Resources. It includes the creation of FAU's first seal. The collection’s date range is 1962 to 1992.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1962 - 1992

Nancine Thompson Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00051
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs compiled by Nancine Thompson. To provide a sample of the collection, some images from each box were described. To see more photographs, please contact lysca@fau.edu to make an appointment.

Dates: Created: 2002 - 2002

Norman Nathan Faculty Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAFP0004
Scope and Contents Norman Nathan is Professor Emeritus of English at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts, and a Ph.D. in English all from New York University. In 1968, Dr. Nathan began his career at Florida Atlantic University. In his early career, Dr. Nathan wrote several textbooks dealing with English grammar and style, and literary interpretation of the short story and poetry while continuing to write poetry and short stories. Dr. Nathan...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1944-2011

Office of Equal Opportunity Programs at Florida Atlantic University

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Identifier: UA00025
Scope and Contents The Office of Equal Opportunity Programs Collections at Florida Atlantic University consists of documentation produced and received by the office spanning an approximate date range of thirty years. Starting in 1965, under the legal expectations of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, this collection centers on the overall desegregation plans of and for Florida Atlantic University. Most of the documentation predominantly focuses on the office’s work during Dr. Gwendolyn G. High’s tenure, aspects...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-1990

Office of the President

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Identifier: UA00007
Scope and Contents

The Office of the President consists of official records that document the activities and operations of the chief administrative officer of the University from the opening of FAU to the present. The records include memoranda, reports, publications, and other materials created and compiled by the office of the President.  The records of individual FAU presidents are listed separately.

Dates: Created: 1965-2006

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

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Identifier: UA00011
Scope and Contents In 1990, Dr. Anthony J. Catanese became Florida Atlantic University's fourth president.  During his presidency the student body more than doubled, four new campuses were built, three dozen new degree programs were introduced and the Owls -including a football team that made its debut in 2001 - began competing in Division I of the NCAA.  Most notably, Dr. Catanese led the first capital campaign in the university's history, and this, too, was highly successful, increasing the assets of the FAU...
Dates: Created: 1990 - 2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1990-2002

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

 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...
Dates: Created: 1990 - 2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1990-2003; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1990

Office of the President -- Dr. Glenwood Creech Photograph Collection

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Identifier: UAP0009
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs documenting Dr. Creech’s presidency (1973-1983) of Florida Atlantic University.  There are 361 photographs, negatives and contact sheets in this collection. To provide a sample of the collection, 24 photographs were digitized and described. If you would like to see more photographs, please contact lysca@fau.edu and make an appointment.

Dates: Created: 1973 - 1983; Other: Majority of material found in 1973-1983; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1990

Office of the President -- Dr. Glenwood L. Creech

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Identifier: UA00009
Scope and Contents In 1973, Dr. Glenwood L. Creech became Florida Atlantic University's second president.  The new president hailed from the University of Kentucky, where he had been vice president of university relations. Dr. Creech was ideally suited to tackle the urgent challenge of increasing financial support for FAU. To encourage substantial private donations, the state had introduced a program that would match every gift of $600,000 made to endow an Eminent Scholar Chair with $400,000 in state funds,...
Dates: Created: 1973 - 1983; Other: Majority of material found in 1973-1983

Office of the President -- Dr. Helen Popovich

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Identifier: UA00010
Scope and Contents In 1983, Dr. Helen Popovich became Florida Atlantic University's third president and the first woman to head a public university in Florida.  During her tenure, freshman and sophomore classes were added to the student body.  Also, Dr. Popovich placed special emphasis on adding more minorities to the university's faculty, staff and student body, and she succeeded in pushing those numbers upward. During her six years in office, the enrollment of African American and Hispanic students...
Dates: Created: 1983 - 1989; Other: Majority of material found in 1983-1989

Office of the President -- Dr. Helen Popovich Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UAP00010
Scope and Contents Dr. Helen Popovich was the third president of FAU serving from 1983-1989. These photographs document the years Dr. Popovich was at FAU and reflect the changes she oversaw. Dr. Popovich increased the number of minority students in attendance, was involved with including more women athletes at the university, and participated with implementing equal opportunity for the FAU community. There are 363 photographs, negatives and contact sheets in this collection.  To provide a sample of the...
Dates: Created: 1983 - 1989; Other: Majority of material found in 1983-1989; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1990

Office of the President -- Dr. Kenneth R. Williams

 Collection
Identifier: UA00008
Scope and Contents On November 12, 1964, Florida Atlantic University's first president, Dr. Kenneth Rast Williams was formally inaugurated. In 1962, two years before FAU opened, he took the helm of an institution with a small but dedicated faculty that quickly became known for outstanding classroom teaching and mentorship of studentsThe university’s first students could pursue bachelor’s degrees in five colleges: Business, Education, Humanities, Science and Social Science. The College of Education...
Dates: Created: 1962 - 1973; Other: Majority of material found in 1965-1972

Office of the President -- Dr. Kenneth R. Williams Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP0008
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs documenting Dr. Kenneth R. Williams' presidency of Florida Atlantic University.  There are 462 photographs, negatives and contact sheets in this collection. To provide a sample of the collection, 27 photographs were digitized and described.  If you would like to see more photographs, please contact lysca@fau.edu and make an appointment.

Dates: Created: 1962 - 1994; Other: Majority of material found in 1962-1973; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1990

Office of the President -- Mr. Frank T. Brogan

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Identifier: UA00012
Scope and Contents On January 31, 2003, by unanimous vote of the university's Board of Trustees, Frank T. Brogan - Florida's incumbent lieutenant governor and a 1981 graduate of FAU's master's degree program in educational administration - was named the fifth president of Florida Atlantic University.Throughout President Brogan's term, the university grew in ways both conventional and innovative. FAU High School, a dual enrollment program for students with exceptional academic abilities and strong...
Dates: Created: 2003 - 2009; Other: Majority of material found in 2003-2004

Office of the President -- Mr. Frank T. Brogan Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UAP00012
Scope and Contents Frank T. Brogan was the fifth president of Florida Atlantic University serving from 2003-2009. These photographs document his tenure. FAU reached a new height in its scholastic achievements under his guidance. President Brogan raised academic requirements for students thus allowing the university to move forward in becoming a research university. In order to foster a feeling of community for students he instituted the Freshman Convocation. He was proud of FAU's distinction of having one of...
Dates: Created: 2003 - 2009; Other: Majority of material found in 2003-2009; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2007

Office of the Provost

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Identifier: UA00014
Scope and Contents

The Division of Academic Affairs is responsible for all academic programs, personnel, budgets and support units, including the University Libraries, the Registrar's Office, Computing Services, and the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Analysis. The Division is led by the University Provost and Chief Academic Officer.

Dates: Created: 1964 - 2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1990

Paul Wimbish Collection

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Identifier: UA00020
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal materials of Paul C. Wimbish, a notable South Florida realtor based in Miami. Paul was very active in bringing Spanish language courses to Dade County Schools. He was a graduate of the University of Miami and the Univeristy of North Carolina, and worked for both PanAmerican and NBC before going into real estate.

Dates: Created: 1927 - 2004

Student Activities, [Boca Raton Campus], 1969

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Identifier: UAP00014
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three series containing 313 photographs, negatives and contact sheets. The photographs document various student activities.  Series 1 documents activities such as lectures and labs, and registration. Included in Series 2 are photographs of Dr. Kenneth R. Williams with students.  Series 3 depicts students reading and talking on the Breezeway.

Dates: Created: 1969 - 1969

Student Affairs Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA00028
Dates: Majority of material found within 1966 - 2012

Student Government Organizational Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA00018
Scope and Contents

The majority of materials date from 1990 to 2014. Other documents date through 1970. These documents represent the organizational and gubernatorial records of the Student Government Association from all of FAU's campuses. Materials include Student Senate agendas and legislature, passed and vetoed legislature, and other organizational records that have led to laws and regulations within FAU's campuses. Most materials pertain to University-Wide information and legislation.

Dates: Created: 1970 - 2015; Other: Majority of material found in 1990-2014; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2016

Student Pamphlets Collection

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Identifier: UA00022
Scope and Contents This collection consists of just over 1,200 titles that include a variety of publications such as brochures, booklets, leaflets, reports, and newsletters. The publication years are from approximately 1962 to the mid-1990s. The majority of these publications are directed to students enrolled in degree seeking programs at Florida Atlantic University but it also includes material directed at the non-traditional student such as the older non-degree seeking student, and those taking professional...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1962 - 2006

Student Publications

 Collection
Identifier: UA00005
Scope and Contents

This collection contains publications created by student clubs, departments, and classes. The collection’s date range is 1967 to 2015. Included in the collection are two one-time publications that are yearbooks.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1967 - 2015

Students 1970s - Brochure Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00015
Scope and Contents The photographs in this collection represent FAU's outreach to students ready to attend an upper division university. FAU students participated as models for the brochures while FAU's Creative Services Department took the photographs. The photographs in this collection were taken between 1970 and 1974 which made FAU 6 to 10 years old at the time. There are 425 photographs and seven series in this collection. To provide a sample of the collection, 30 photographs were digitized and described....
Dates: Created: 1970 - 1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1974; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2000

Students - MBA Program for American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), 1970

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UAP00021
Scope and Contents

The photographs and contact prints depict activities of students and faculty from the College of Business--the Master of Business Administration Program (MBA) and members of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1970; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2007

Students Photograph Collection, 1960s

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00016
Scope and Contents In 2018, this collection was added into the FAU Students, 1960s to 2000s Collection and is no longer updated. This finding aid was retained to provide researchers with a guide for boxes 1 through 3 in the updated FAU Students, 1960s to 2000s Collection. Please follow this link to access the new collection.     This collection documents student life at Florida Atlantic...
Dates: Created: 1964 - 1969; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2016

Walter Wadepuhl Faculty Papers Collection

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Identifier: SPC00019
Scope and Contents Walter Wadepuhl (1895-1989) is well-known for his scholarship on German poets Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Heinrich Heine. Born in Germany in 1895, he immigrated to the United States at the age of twelve. He held a Master of Arts degree from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Wadepuhl was head of the Department of Languages and Comparative Literature at Elmhurst College where he also taught German for nineteen years. In 1964, he was appointed...
Dates: Created: 1781 - 1989

Wilma P. Miller FAU Athletics' Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA00016
Scope and Contents

This collection dates from 1988, the inaugural year for basketball at Florida Atlantic University, to 2010. Included in this collection are game day programs, media guides, posters, basketball ephemera as well as other FAU ephemera.

Dates: Created: 1988-2010; Other: Date acquired: 11/15/2010