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Herman and Ida Herst Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00018
Scope and Contents Herman “Pat” Herst (1909 – 1999) is most widely recognized for his exceptional contributions to philately. He was a prolific writer of philatelic literature and won every important award in the field, including the American Philatelic Society’s Luff award. A third generation Mason, Herst was born and educated in Portland, Oregon, but spent most his life in New York and a member of the Masonic Stamp Club. Herst first championed the popular trend of topical collecting, specializing in...
Dates: Created: 1690 - 1995

Historical Newspapers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00035
Scope and Contents

The Historical Newspaper Collection was donated by the History Department to FAU Libraries. The newspapers cover important historical events such as: World War II; Space; and the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy.

Dates: 1776 - 2000

Historical Newspapers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00038
Scope and Contents

The Historical Newspaper Collection was donated by the History Department to FAU Libraries. The newspapers cover important historical events such as: World War II; Space; and the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy

Dates: Majority of material found within 1776 - 2000

Howard Schnellenberger Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00032
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of Coach Howard Schnellenberger's portraits and activities at the beginning of FAU's football program. Coach Schnellenberger was FAU's first football coach from 2000 to 2011.

Dates: Created: 1998 - 2011

ISCA: The International Society of Copier Artists Quarterlies

 Collection
Identifier: JCBA0001
Scope and Contents The complete collection of the International Society of Copier Artist Quarterlies, now housed in the Jaffe Book Arts Collection of the Special Collections of the Wimberly Library at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, was initiated in 1989 with a gift of several volumes from the Bienes Center for the Literary Arts, Fort Lauderdale. The Jaffe Collection subsequently acquired missing numbers of the series through purchase and donation from the publisher, Louise Neaderland. Louise...
Dates: Created: 1982-2003

Jack London Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00004
Scope and Contents Noted American author Jack London (1876-1916) wrote a 31-page hand-written, manuscript-letter to Orlando Smith, offering a critique of his book, Eternalism. Topics discussed in this manuscript include evolution, eternal justice, morality, reason, social justice, survival of the fittest, determinism, and free will. Throughout the manuscript, London argues that justice is not innate but that it is in fact something developed by man through evolution. London explains that man imposes justice...
Dates: Created: 1902; Other: Majority of material found in 1902

Jaffe Family Archives

 Collection
Identifier: JCBA0003
Scope and Contents Arthur H. Jaffe was born and raised in Butler, Pennsylvania and graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a B.A. degree in Classical Studies. Arthur Jaffe has had several distinguished careers. From 1942-1946 he served in World War II as an Army captain in charge of a military intelligence unit. Following WWII, Mr. Jaffe went to Palestine, where he studied at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. While there he began working as a Haganah officer, gathering information which was helpful...
Dates: Created: 1881-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-2012

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

Joe Merman Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PMC00012
Scope and Contents Joe Merman was a composer, pianist, orchestrator, and arranger of popular Jewish and American music. The Joe Merman Music Collection includes 1000 pieces of sheet music; all scores are unpublished, single-copy manuscripts and represent his diverse talent in writing different combinations of big band charts and pieces for theatre and radio orchestras. The collections also includes two scrap books that contain numerous images, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and correspondence spanning across...
Dates: Created: 1909 - 1999

Jonathan Williams Postcards

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Identifier: SPC00003
Scope and Contents

In October 1962, American poet and essayist Jonathan Williams traveled around England.  Nearly every day during his month-long trip, he wrote a hand-written postcard to Jessie McGullie discussing his observations and comments about the many places that he visited, the people he interacted with, and the environment around him.

Dates: Created: 1962-1965; Other: Majority of material found in 1962

Jose Colon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00032
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of publications and medals regarding the Merchant Marines. Although many of the publications memorialize fallen Marines and Merchant Marine Veterans, one publication goes into detail about the history of the Merchant Marines and their involvement in World War II. The collection was donated by Jose Colon, a Merchant Marine Veteran, and includes his service awards and medals.

Dates: Created: 1945 - 2010

Joseph Schrogin Music Collection

 Collection — Box: 01
Identifier: PMC00017
Scope and Contents

In 2004, the family of Joseph Schrogin donated his collection of original manuscripts. Joseph Schrogin was a Lithuanian composer who moved to the United States in 1921 and eventually settled in Los Angeles. He was not trained as a musician and only learned enough about playing the piano to sound out the music in his head. He studied harmony in order to fill out the musical lines. In 1972, Schrogin published a book of his songs titled Gezangen; he passed away two years later in 1974.

Dates: Created: 1954 - 1961; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1961

K. Frank Korf Papers

 Collection — Container: 17 Boxes
Identifier: SPC00002
Scope and Contents This important collection includes letters and memoirs written by Frank Korf during his wartime assignment as Officer-in-Charge of a Military Combat Intelligence Team for the 97th Infantry Division of General George S. Patton's 3rd U.S. Army in Europe. Korf, who fought in the Battle of the Bulge and was a liberator of Flossenburg concentration camp, offers a unique view of the meaning and conduct of war. Additional materials in the Korf Collection include correspondence, photographs and...
Dates: Created: 1909-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1976-1985

Karanetta Lazarus Rockwell Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00011
Scope and Contents

Manila folder contains 3 letters written by Hugh French to his brother and sister discussing the War, Illinois, and their mother's illness and death, and 1 letter written by Samuel Holland to his aunt and uncle discussing Harper's Ferry and troop movements.

Dates: Created: 1861 - 1862; Other: Date acquired: 07/18/2007

Kerner WWII Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00031
Scope and Contents Stanley Kerner (b. 1926), a native of Brooklyn, New York served in the United States Army during the latter-end of World War II in the Signal Corps attaining the rank of Sergeant. His posting was at Signal Corps Headquarters in Caserta, Italy at the Royal King’s Palace from 1945 to 1947. Among the various places he saw and encountered, was Capri, a beautiful island off the coast of Italy, other Italian cities such as Milan, Bari, Pisa, and Naples, and Switzerland. A cherished memory for...
Dates: Created: 1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1946

Kriegsschriften Pamphlet Collection--World War I War Writings of the Kaiser Wilhelm-Dank

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00015
Scope and Contents Kriegsschriften (War Writings) of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Dank is a World War I collection of 28 pamphlets covering an array of war topics by various German authors, including university scholars, over the period 1914 to 1915. Topics include: Mobilmachung und Aufmarsch [Mobilization and Deployment], Kriegslieder von 1914 (mit neuen singweisen) [War Songs of 1914 (With New Singing Show)] by Robert Gersbach, Vom tode fürs Vaterland [Of Death of the Fatherland] by Dr. Gustav Roethe, Kriegsgedichte...
Dates: Created: 1914 - 1915; Other: Majority of material found in 1914-1915

Latin American Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PMC00018
Scope and Contents

The Latin American Sheet Music Collection consists of original piano-vocal music and folk song arrangements by significant composers and songwriters from Central and South America.

Dates: Created: 1941 - 1950

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

LIFE Magazines

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00029
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 474 publications of magazines. The publications in this collection are: LIFE Magazine, Fortune, L’Illustration, The Illustrated London News, Tiffany & Co. Jewelers: Silver Tableware, Silver Tea Sets, Graphic, The Sphere, The Spur, Kennedy and His Family, and Country Life. The collection comprises mostly of LIFE Magazines, which largely range from 1937-1949 and feature articles providing commentary on World War I and World War II.

Dates: Created: 1937 - 1990; Other: Majority of material found in 1937-1949

Marion Rinhart Lithographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00028
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 95 lithographs, 1 Black And White photograph, a typed list of lithographs by Marion Rinhart, and three other items; The collection dates from 1799 to roughly 1865 but some of the lithographs may be earlier than 1799 and some may be later than 1865. The date given, 1879, for the maps of the states is wrong based on the fact that New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. The collection is small but it is surprising distributed across the global and includes a...
Dates: Created: 1799-1870; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2000

Marion Rinhart Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00026
Scope and Contents This collection consists of both original and reproduced photographs from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Subjects include Florida, New Jersey resorts, New York, children, the work of Jesse Wooley, and the photograph album of Aubrey Howell. Also included are more than eighty stereo cards from the 1800s which appear three-dimensional through the use of a stereoscope.  The original Rinhart collection of photos, daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and tintypes was donated to the...
Dates: Created: 1860 - 1952; Other: Majority of material found in 1875-1934

Marion Rinhart Stereographic Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00027
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 109 stereoscopic photographs and one stereoscope. A few of the stereoscopic photographs are hand painted. Some of photographs are from series that were published by photographic studios but the collection only has a few photographs from each of the published series. The photographs are from different areas in United States, Europe, and the Middle East. Most of the photographs are staged scenes.

Dates: Created: Late 19th Century; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2000

Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection -- Documents and Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SPCW0008
Scope and Contents The Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection at Florida Atlantic University offers a wide variety of primary source materials suitable for research in the disciplines of history, political science, philosophy, pre-law and linguistics. With more than 13,000 items, the collection consists of printed and manuscript materials dating from the fifteenth century to the modern era. Materials include rare books, pamphlets, historical newspapers and journals, broadsides and cartoons, and...
Dates: Created: 1638 - 1977; Other: Date acquired: 11/00/2012

Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection Pamphlets -- Almanacs

 Collection
Identifier: SPCW0005
Scope and Contents The Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection at Florida Atlantic University offers a wide variety of primary source materials suitable for research in the disciplines of history, political science, philosophy, pre-law and linguistics. With more than 13,000 items, the collection consists of printed and manuscript materials dating from the fifteenth century to the modern era. Materials include rare books, pamphlets, historical newspapers and journals, broadsides and cartoons, and...
Dates: Created: 1761-1907

Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection Pamphlets -- British Pamphlets

 Collection
Identifier: SPCW0011
Scope and Contents The Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection at Florida Atlantic University offers a wide variety of primary source materials suitable for research in the disciplines of history, political science, philosophy, pre-law and linguistics. With more than 13,000 items, the collection consists of printed and manuscript materials dating from the fifteenth century to the modern era. Materials include rare books, pamphlets, historical newspapers and journals, broadsides and cartoons, and...
Dates: Created: 1607-1909; Other: Majority of material found in 1770-1800

Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection Pamphlets -- Congressional

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Identifier: SPCW0001
Scope and Contents The Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection at Florida Atlantic University offers a wide variety of primary source materials suitable for research in the disciplines of history, political science, philosophy, pre-law and linguistics. With more than 13,000 items, the collection consists of printed and manuscript materials dating from the fifteenth century to the modern era. Materials include rare books, pamphlets, historical newspapers and journals, broadsides and cartoons, and...
Dates: Created: 1764-1953; Other: Majority of material found in 1764-1953

Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection Pamphlets -- Essays & Reports

 Collection
Identifier: SPCW0010
Scope and Contents The Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection at Florida Atlantic University offers a wide variety of primary source materials suitable for research in the disciplines of history, political science, philosophy, pre-law and linguistics. With more than 13,000 items, the collection consists of printed and manuscript materials dating from the fifteenth century to the modern era. Materials include rare books, pamphlets, historical newspapers and journals, broadsides and cartoons, and...
Dates: Created: 1745-1983

Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection Pamphlets -- Foreign Language

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Identifier: SPCW0004
Scope and Contents The Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection at Florida Atlantic University offers a wide variety of primary source materials suitable for research in the disciplines of history, political science, philosophy, pre-law and linguistics. With more than 13,000 items, the collection consists of printed and manuscript materials dating from the fifteenth century to the modern era. Materials include rare books, pamphlets, historical newspapers and journals, broadsides and cartoons, and...
Dates: Created: 1565-1942

Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection Pamphlets -- French Revolution

 Collection
Identifier: SPCW0002
Scope and Contents The Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection at Florida Atlantic University offers a wide variety of primary source materials suitable for research in the disciplines of history, political science, philosophy, pre-law and linguistics. With more than 13,000 items, the collection consists of printed and manuscript materials dating from the fifteenth century to the modern era. Materials include rare books, pamphlets, historical newspapers and journals, broadsides and cartoons, and...
Dates: Created: 1789 - 1793; Other: Majority of material found in 1789 - 1793

Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection Pamphlets -- Letters 1744-1904

 Collection
Identifier: SPCW0007
Scope and Contents The Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection at Florida Atlantic University offers a wide variety of primary source materials suitable for research in the disciplines of history, political science, philosophy, pre-law and linguistics. With more than 13,000 items, the collection consists of printed and manuscript materials dating from the fifteenth century to the modern era. Materials include rare books, pamphlets, historical newspapers and journals, broadsides and cartoons, and...
Dates: Created: 1744 - 1904