Month: May 2012

The Seinfeld Connection

Recent acquisitions are the focus for our summer exhibits, and new additions to the Rick Ludwin Collection provide us an opportunity to feature some of our favorite pieces from this collection. Rick Ludwin is a Miami alumnus who had a

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Maurice Sendak: 1928-2012

Maurice Sendak, widely considered one of the most important children’s book illustrators of the 20th century, passed away this week. I’d like to take this opportunity to look back at some of his work and highlight the creativity and imagination

Closed Wednesday morning, May 9th. Open at 1 p.m.

Special Collections will be closed Wednesday morning, May 9th. We will open at one p.m. Wednesday and close at our regular time at 4 p.m. We will return to our normal summer hours of 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: P.T. Barnum to David Swing, March 20, 1889

Welcome to the inaugural post in our Signed, Sealed, Delivered blog series, where we’ll highlight some of our favorite, and most fascinating, letters from the Walter Havighurst Special Collections!  Miami’s special collections contain thousands upon thousands of original pieces of

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Summer Hours

Special Collections will begin Summer Hours on Monday, May 7th. We will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Other hours available by appointment.