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

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Identifier: SPCW0009
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: 1755 - 1990

Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection -- Puck Magazines

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Identifier: SPCW0013
Scope and Contents In 1871, Joseph Keppler, an Austrian-born cartoonist, created Puck Magazine -- a satire magazine filled with cartoons, caricatures, and commentary on political and social issues of the day. Originally only published in German, Puck evolved from a nearly-failed periodical publication to one of the most popular humor magazines in the United States in the 19th century. Keppler published the first English-language issue of Puck in 1877, which became widely popular for featuring three lithographs...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1878 - 1916; Other: The majority of the material is from the 1880s and 1890s and deals largely with social and political issues of the time.

Marvin E. Kemery Collection

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Identifier: SPC00009
Scope and Contents

This collection of correspondence and maps by World War I United States Army Officer Marvin Kemery describes the emotions and environment in which he served. Private Marvin E. Kemery, Fourth Army, 37th Division, 135th Field Artillery Regiment wrote home on a weekly basis. His letters discuss training and service overseas. This collection includes 45 letters with envelopes, two felt caps, one army patch and a eight maps.

Dates: Created: 1914 - 1919; Other: Majority of material found in 1918; Other: Date acquired: 08/03/2007

Marvin & Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection Pamphlets -- Speeches

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Identifier: SPCW0006
Scope and Contents The Marvin & 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: 1746-1932

Miriam and Roman Waldman Music Collection

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Identifier: PMC00004
Scope and Contents

The Miriam and Roman Waldman Music Collection is a large collection of Russian and Polish scores. Mrs. Waldman was a mezzo soprano and the daughter of a cantor from Johannesburg, South Africa. She married Roman Waldman, a classical pianist, in Israel. The collection was donated by Miriam Mandell Waldman in 1995 after a scud missile destroyed the ceiling of a storage building at her home in Herzliah, Israel.

Dates: Created: 1900 - 1940

Miscellaneous Prints

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Identifier: SPC00016
Scope and Contents

The Miscellaneous Prints Collection is comprised of various prints dating from the 19th and 20th centuries. Formats include collectible art cards, ornithology illustrations, pages from books, and graphic art (engraving, photograph, lithograph, and letterpress poster). The items contained herein were donated individually and thus combined to form the Miscellaneous Prints Collection.

Dates: Created: 1827 - 1918

Mona Greenberg Magazine Collection

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Identifier: SPC00034
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a series of magazines published by LIFE, TIME, People, Newsweek, and George. Magazines typically include editorial articles and photographs focusing on politics, current events, pop culture, and international and national news. Many of the magazines focus on the deaths of John F. Kennedy, Princess Diana, and John F. Kennedy Jr. Other magazines focus on notable events and people throughout specific decades.

Dates: Created: 1968 - 2004; Other: Date acquired: 03/00/2017

Morton Gold Collection

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Identifier: PMC00006
Scope and Contents In 2009, Dr. Morton Gold (1933- ) donated his collection of music manuscripts, scrapbooks, publications, personal papers, and audio recordings to Florida Atlantic University Libraries. These materials relate to his professional life as a composer, writer, and teacher of music. Dr. Gold received a Bachelor of Music: Theory from Boston University in 1953, a Master of Arts in Teaching: Music Education from Harvard University in 1954, and a Doctor of Musical Arts: Composition from Boston...
Dates: Created: 1924 - 2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-2012; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2009

Nancine Thompson Photographs Collection

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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

Neulander Magazine Collection

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Identifier: SPC00025
Scope and Contents The Alan Neulander Magazine Collection consists of weekly, monthly, quarterly, special edition, and one-off  magazine and newsprint publications. Mr. Neulander's magazines span over a century of time with the earliest publication bearing a copyright date of 1882. Of special note are publications issued in the decade, of the last century, often referred to as The Roaring Twenties (1920-1929). Most publications in this block of the collection are dedicated to presenting a forum for...
Dates: Created: 1882 - 2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1920-1929; 1950-1979; Other: Date acquired: 12/11/1968

Nicholas W. Kneass Civil War Letters

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Identifier: SPC00039
Scope and Contents This collection of Civil War letters were written primarily to Nicholas W. Kneass (1840 -1896) during the first few months of his service in the 89th Regiment, 8th Calvary of the Pennsylvania Volunteers. Nicholas was one of five children of Horn Riley (H.R.) Kneass, a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, and Sarah Williamson Kneass. The family resided in the wealthy West Philadelphia suburb of Hamiltonville. The 8th Calvary was organized at Philadelphia in August 1861 under the command of Colonel...
Dates: 1861-1863

Norman Nathan Faculty Papers Collection

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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

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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

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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

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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

Otto L. Bettmann Collection

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Identifier: SPC00021
Scope and Contents

The Otto L. Bettmann Collection contains personal papers such as press releases, correspondence, and articles documenting his retirement years in Boca Raton, Florida (1976 – 1998). Otto L. Bettmann is most widely known as the founder of the Bettmann Archive. He also was an adjunct professor of History and Curator of Special Collections at Florida Atlantic University.

Dates: Created: 1976 - 1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1990 - 1998

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

Rabbi Abraham J. Rose Music Collection

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Identifier: PMC00014
Scope and Contents The collection of Rabbi Abraham J. Rose consists of manuscript music, print music, and personal papers relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Rabbi Rose (1901-1987) was born in Berezhany in what is modern-day Ukraine. He came to the United States with his family in 1910. He was trained as a cantor before becoming rabbi of Congregation Kneseth Israel in Elgin, Illinois. He served as their rabbi for 25 years before moving to...
Dates: Created: 1887 - 1988; Other: Majority of material found in 1921-1958

Reuven Kosakoff Music Collection

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Identifier: PMC00008
Scope and Contents

Reuven Kosakoff was an American composer of Jewish liturgical music. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut on January 8, 1898. Mr. Kosakoff graduated from Yale University Music School and the Institute of Musical Art, the predecessor of the Juilliard School of Music. He died on May 6, 1987. The Kosakoff Collection was donated by Mr. Kosakoff's son, Gabriel, and includes sheet music and manuscript music.

Dates: Created: 1938 - 2000; Other: Date acquired: Oc/to/2011

Rosenberg Music Manuscript and Army Papers

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Identifier: PMC00002
Scope and Contents Joseph Rosenberg (Josel Rozenberg) was a Russian-Jewish immigrant who arrived in New York in 1904 after avoiding re-conscription in the Russian Army. He served in the Russian Army from 1899-1904 as a non-commissioned, under-officer. He played the cornet and the string bass in the army band. The Rosenberg Collection includes a bound manuscript of music with over 100 titles covering such genres as: waltzes, mazurkas, quadrilles, marches, polkas, and polonaises. Mostly with parts, some solos...
Dates: Created: 1897 - 1904; Other: Date acquired: 04/00/2010