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Roy A. Buckley Photographs Collection

Identifier: SPC00040
Scope and Contents The Roy A. Buckley Collection contains black and white photographs taken by the United States Army 669th Engineer Topographic Company during World War II. The unit’s primary function during the war would have been land surveying, terrain analysis and visualization, and map making for analysis and use by commanders in military operations. The photographs, personally taken by Master Sergeant Roy A. Buckley, depict members of the U.S. Army inspecting the bodies of concentration camp victims...
Dates: 1944 - 1946

Smith Families of Virginia Letters

Identifier: SPC00041
Scope and Contents The Smith Families of Virginia Collection contains approximately 100 letters and documents relating to two Smith families of Virginia. Series 1 of the collection contains letters and documents relating to the legal practice of prominent Williamsburg attorney Sydney Smith (1821-84). Sydney Smith was born and raised in York County, Virginia. After graduating from William and Mary College with a Bachelor of Laws in 1846, he married Virginia Constance Bucktrout and they had seven children. In...
Dates: 1831-1942

Student Activities, [Boca Raton Campus], 1969

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

Identifier: UA00006
Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers, memos, reports, and various documents surrounding the operation of Student Affairs. It includes material from career planning, health, and student clubs and organization that consist of orientation guides, memos, meeting minutes and correspondence from the department, clubs, and organizations. The collection’s date range is 1966 to 2012.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1966 - 2012

Student Affairs Papers Collection

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

Student Events Poster Collection

 Collection — Box: Map Case
Identifier: UA00029
Dates: Majority of material found within 2000 - 2018

Student Government Organizational Records

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

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

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

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

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

Sy Canton Collection

Identifier: PMC00015
Scope and Contents

The collection of Sy Canton (1918- ) consists primarily of American popular sheet music.

Dates: Created: 1884 - 1975; Other: Majority of material found in 1916-1949

Sybil Weiner Sheet Music Collection

Identifier: PMC00005
Scope and Contents

In 2007, Sybil Weiner donated her collection of over 500 pieces of American popular print music to Florida Atlantic University. The collection dates from 1895 to 1966 and includes: patriotic songs, Negro spirituals, music from American musicals and motion pictures, as well as many popular standards.

Dates: Created: 1895 - 1966

Test Hyams

Identifier: PMC00030
Scope and Contents


Dates: 1800-2200

The Immanuel Velikovsky Collection

Identifier: SPC00008
Scope and Contents This collection, created by Professor Lewis M. Greenberg, includes transcripts of lectures, articles, papers, media, photographs, and correspondence. The letters between C.J. Ransom and Immanuel Velikovsky discuss publication, marketing, criticism, and outreach. Professor Lewis Greenberg and C.J. Ransom  co-founded Cosmos and Chronos, a non-profit organization devoted to scientific research. Professor Greenberg was the editor-in-chief and C.J. Ransom served as a senior editor of the journal...
Dates: Created: 1948 - 2001

Theodore Pratt Collection

Identifier: SPC00022
Scope and Contents Florida Atlantic University Libraries is the designated repository of the personal papers and manuscript archives of Florida author Theodore Pratt. The collection includes the author's personal copies of first and foreign editions of his works, original typescripts of his fiction and screenplays, correspondence, research notes, illustrative artwork for dustcovers and paperbacks, in addition to personal mementos and photographs. In 1934, Theodore Pratt and his wife Belle Jacqueline Jacques...
Dates: Created: 1901-1997

Theodore T. Massey Scrapbook

Identifier: SPCW0012
Scope and Contents The Theodore Massey Scrapbook is part of the Marvin & Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection. Massey compiled a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and greeting cards that are predominantly from 1935-1938; within the book, there are also some church membership cards that date to the 1920s. Very little is known about Theodore Massey except what can be discerned from his scrapbook. He was from Bay Shore, New York which is located on the South Shore of Long Island. He was a Shriner who...
Dates: Created: 1920-1938; Other: Majority of material found in 1935-1938; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2005

University Center

Identifier: UA00027
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 1995

University Galleries-FAU, 1973-2009

Identifier: UA00026
Scope and Contents The University Galleries-FAU Collection documents the activities of the Ritter Gallery and the Schmidt Center Gallery between 1973 and 2009. It contains the initial proposal for the creation of the Ritter Gallery and documentation on the later development of the Schmidt Center Gallery. The bulk of the collection centers on the annual exhibition and programming schedule of and for student, faculty and general exhibitions. There is also information on earlier exhibition spaces in the S.E....
Dates: 1973 - 2009

Virginia Huber World War II Letters

Identifier: SPC00042
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of Virginia Huber (1927 – 2014) to and from six servicemen from the vicinity of her hometown in Forrest, Illinois during World War II. The correspondence was carefully collected, arranged, and preserved by Virginia who was a senior in high school when she began writing to several of these young men. Virginia’s letters to the servicemen were originally handwritten but she carefully typed and preserved a copy on onion skin paper which she housed in...
Dates: 1943-1946

Virginia Snyder Collection

Identifier: SPC00024
Scope and Contents Born near Winchester, Virginia in 1920, Virginia Artrip Snyder moved to Boca Raton, Florida when she entered the inaugural class at Florida Atlantic University in 1964. She received a degree in government and politics in 1965 and went on to become an investigative reporter for the Ft. Lauderdale News and later the Boca Raton News. During her career in journalism she was accorded seven national, state, and local awards for investigative reporting. Mrs. Snyder gained prominence and credibility...
Dates: Created: 1890-2011; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1990; Other: Date acquired: 07/15/2011

Visual Representation of Women Collection

Identifier: SPC00043
Scope and Contents

The Visual Representation of Women Collection is a postcard collection that focuses on representational images of women from around the globe. Covering the gamut of postcard types, images portray the many social constructions of womanhood and their attendant meanings. Containing a variety of mass produced postcards to unique artist renditions, the collection is an ongoing project of FAU University Libraries’ Special Collections that will build over time.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2019

Walter Wadepuhl Faculty Papers Collection

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

Wilderness Islands Collection

Identifier: UAFP0006
Scope and Contents In 1984 the Commissioners of Palm Beach County unanimously accepted a proposal put forth by the Royal Palm Audubon Society and co-sponsors to develop and implement a county wide program which would preserve local, environmentally sensitive lands and establish these “wilderness parks” as natural historic sites. Rapid development within Palm Beach County had led to the destruction of the vast majority of the county’s native ecosystems. The Audubon society referred to the remaining pockets of...
Dates: Created: 1928-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1984-1987

William Rosenblatt Photography Collection

Identifier: SPC00020
Scope and Contents

William Rosenblatt Collection contains black and white photographs taken by the United States Army Signal Corps during World War II. Most of the photographs depict various members of the United States Army and relief organization workers in France and Belgium. The collection also contains some personal photographs of William Rosenblatt in Paris during that time and some postcards from Laval and Verdun France.

Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944

Wilma P. Miller FAU Athletics' Ephemera 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

Winner Collection of Glenn Miller Manuscripts

Identifier: PMC00019
Scope and Contents In 2007, Martin Winner donated these handwritten scores and parts to FAU Libraries.  Mr. Winner’s sister, Dorothy Demby-Lasky worked for the Glenn Miller Agency in New York City and was assigned as Johnny Desmond’s secretary.  She came into possession of the music after the Glenn Miller Agency vacated their Manhattan offices circa 1947.  After some time, Ms. Demby-Lasky gave the music to her brother Mr. Winner.  These compositions were performed on the radio circa 1944 but were not...
Dates: Created: 0 - 0

Women's March Collection

Identifier: SPC00036
Scope and Contents The Woman’s March Collection contains realia and ephemera donated by members of Florida Atlantic University and the wider community who were affiliated with the 2017 Women’s March/ Women’s March on Washington. The primary focus of the 2017 Women’s March, held on January 21, 2017, was to promote legislative action for human rights; including women’s rights, LGBT rights, the natural environment, immigration reform, racial equality and freedom of religion. The March was also a dynamic protest...
Dates: Created: 2017 - 2017

Yiskor Bikher (Memorial Books)

Identifier: SPC00007
Scope and Contents Yiskor bikher, or Memorial Books, were written after the Holocaust by survivors. The purpose of these books was to document the shtetls (Jewish villages of Central and Eastern Europe) that were destroyed and record the names of those Jews killed by Nazis or Nazi sympathizers. Yiskor books are a source of valuable information about life in Jewish towns before the Holocaust and for genealogical research. These books may contain biographies, photographs, maps...
Dates: Created: 1950 - 1970; Other: Date acquired: 12/11/1968