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Florida Atlantic University -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 88 Collections and/or Records:

FAU Founding Documents

 Collection — 18 boxes of Founding Documents University Archives
Identifier: UA00001
Scope and Contents

The Founding Documents collection span the years 1959-1965, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 1964.  The collection highlights the planning and development of Florida Atlantic University and it is organized in six series: Early Planning, Planning, Groundbreaking, Media Relations, Dedication, and Inauguration. 

18 document boxes and two 3 inch clamshell boxes consisting of letters, memos, handwritten notes, agenda and meeting minutes, and reports.

Dates: Created: 1959-1965; Other: Majority of material found in 1959-1965

FAU Golf Team Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00028
Scope and Contents

Photographic Collection of Fau's Men and Women's Team Golf Team.

Dates: Created: 1968 - 2002

FAU Gymnastics Team Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00029
Scope and Contents

Photographs of FAU Gymnastics Team.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

FAU Lacrosse Team Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00030
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Lacrosse practice.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

FAU Library Photograph Collection, 1964-2010

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00036
Scope and Contents This collection is a visual history of the the Library that shows its many physical changes including the 1984-1986 expansion of the west wing. The Library has always been used by students for resarch and studying but in addition to that it is also a social area were students mingle and talk. These photographs also show the changes in the ways the library is used by students while maintaining the same goal of studying and research. There are 242 items in this collection consisting...
Dates: Created: 1964 - 2010; Other: Majority of material found in 1964-1998

FAU Men’s Baseball Team Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00039
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of the FAU Men's Basball Team

Dates: Created: 1970 - 1999

FAU Men's Basketball Team Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00043
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of the FAU Men's Basketball team. A selection of photographs from each box were described to provide a sample of the collection. If you would like to see more photographs, please contact lysca@fau.edu and make an appointment.

Dates: Created: 1989 - 2000

FAU Men's Football Team Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00040
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of FAU Men's Football Team players, team members, athletics staff, and athletics complexes. Boxes 4 and 5 contain CDs. There are 741 4x6 photographs, 9 8x10 contact sheets, and 78 35mm negatives. Some materials from boxes 1 through 3 were described to provide a sample of the collection. If you would like to see more photographs, please contact lysca@fau.edu and make an appointment.

Dates: Created: 2000 - 2003

FAU Men’s Soccer Team Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00037
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of the FAU Men's Soccer team. There are over 200 4x5 black and white portraits, over 214 4x6 color photos, and multiple 35mm negatives and 8x10 contact sheets. To provide a sample of the collection, 140 photographs were described.  If you would like to see more photographs, please contact lysca@fau.edu and make an appointment.

Dates: Created: 1990 - 1994

FAU Men’s Tennis Team Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00038
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of the FAU Men's Tennis team.

Dates: Created: 1980 - 2002

FAU Miscellaneous Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00060
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a wide variety of miscellaneous FAU photographs. Photographs include interior and exterior building photographs, some staff photographs, student photographs, largely around campus buildings and facilities. To provide a sample of the collection, a selection of photographs from each box were described. To view the entire collection, please contact lysca@fau.edu

Dates: Created: 1960 - 1990

FAU People and Employees Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00050
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of FAU employees and unidenfied FAU people. There are over 500 4x6 photographs, over 1000 contact sheets, over 13,000 35mm negatives, and a wide variety of other photographs and negatives. To see more photographs, please contact lysca@fau.edu to make an appointment.

Dates: Created: 1965 - 2004

FAU Planning Photograph Collection, 1961-1964

 Collection — 1 Box
Identifier: UAP0002
Scope and Contents

The photographs in this collection document the planning of Florida Atlantic University. The collection includes photographs of the ground breaking by state and local dignitaries, architectural drawings depicting the early concept of campus buildings, and group portraits of the early administrators in planning meetings. The university opened in August 1964.

Dates: Created: 1961 - 1964; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2007

FAU Polo Team Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00031
Scope and Contents

Photographs of FAU's Polo team

Dates: Created: 1900 - 2000

FAU Sport Events and Miscellaneous Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00042
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of FAU sports awards, banquets, team members, and athletics staff. A selection of photographs from each box were described to provide a sample of the collection. If you would like to see more photographs, please contact lysca@fau.edu and make an appointment.

Dates: Created: 1987 - 2001

FAU Student Newspapers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA00017
Scope and Contents The student newspapers at Florida Atlantic University document various events, politics, and opinions at FAU.  Overall there are seven different publishing histories: The Atlantic Sun (1964 - 1989),  Student Newspapers - Self Published (1969 - 1973), The Independent Atlantic Sun (1989 - 1991), "All New" Atlantic Sun (1991 - 1992), Free Press at Florida Atlantic University (1994 - 1995), The University Press at Florida Atlantic University (1996 - 1999), and The University Press (1999 -...
Dates: Created: 1964 - 2017

FAU Students Photographs Collection, 1960s to 2000s

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00052
Scope and Contents This collection documents student life at Florida Atlantic University from the 1960s to the early 2000s. The bulk of the collection is predominately from the 1980s, with other boxes of photographs of FAU staff, alumni, and other FAU people ranging from the 1960s to 2000s. Many photographs show students in class, on the many patios and gardens of the campus, in the cafeteria, in their dorms, and in many other college life activities. Most of the photographs are staged and taken by FAU...
Dates: Created: 1960 - 2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1980

FAU Swimming Team Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00041
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of the FAU Swimming Team.

Dates: Created: 1976 - 1999

FAU University Sports Clubs Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00024
Scope and Contents

Photographs of FAU's Club Sports

Dates: Created: 1970 - 1980

FAU Updates Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA00024
Scope and Contents

The Update newsletters was originally published by the Public Relations Office and later by Communications and Marketing. Update highlights campus events and news.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 2006

FAU Volleyball Team Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00045
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of the FAU Volleyball team. A selection of photographs from each box were described to provide a sample of the collection. If you would like to see more photographs, please contact lysca@fau.edu and make an appointment.

Dates: Created: 1991 - 2001

FAU Women's Basketball Team Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00044
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of the FAU Women's Basketball team. A selection of photographs from each box were described to provide a sample of the collection. If you would like to see more photographs, please contact lysca@fau.edu and make an appointment.

Dates: Created: 1997 - 2001

FAU Women's Soccer Team Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00034
Scope and Contents

Photographic Collection of Women's Soccer Team.

Dates: Created: 1991 - 2002

FAU Women's Tennis Team Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00035
Scope and Contents

Photographic Collection of Women's Tennis Team.

Dates: Created: 1970-98; Other: Majority of material found in 1992-98

FAU's Women's Softball Team Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00033
Scope and Contents

Photographic Collection of Fau's Softball Team

Dates: Created: 1990 - 2002

Florida Atlantic University School of Social Work Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA00019
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the office files for the School of Social Work documenting 29 years of the school's history. It includes correspondence, self study reports for accreditation, statistics about all aspects of the school, the development of the Master in School Work degree, and the development and implementation of the field experience in social work for the majors in the field.

Dates: Created: 1977 - 2006

Heather T. Frazer Faculty Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAFP0008
Scope and Contents Heather T. Frazer (1940 – 2006) was a professor of history at Florida Atlantic University. After graduating from Connecticut College for her undergraduate studies, she attained a M.A. and Ph.D. from Duke University in South Asian History. In 1971, she became the first female faculty member in the FAU history department where she taught for 35 years before retiring in 2006. During her tenure she served as Department Chair and Director of Graduate Studies. She also pioneered the study of...
Dates: Created: 1971 - 2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1980 - 2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/15/2017

Henderson School and Slattery Center Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00058
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs from the Henderson School and Slattery Center. A selection of photographs from each box were described to provide a sample of the collection. For more information, please contact lysca@fau.edu

Dates: Created: 1960 - 1996

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

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