Notes from the Miami Zine Fair

By Jay Sylvestre, Special Collections Librarian On Saturday, April 30, Special Collections and the UM Gender, Sexuality, and Visual Studies Collective shared a table at the 3rd annual Miami Zine Fair. The Zine Fair, organized by Exile Books and hosted by HistoryMiami, featured 140 tables of zine makers, artists, and poets. The event drew more than 1,500 people who came to purchase and swap zines, … Continue reading Notes from the Miami Zine Fair

Life in an Archive: A Visit to the Pan Am Collection

by Jay Sylvestre and Steve Hersh, Special Collections Washington DC resident Guy Noffsinger has made several trips to Miami to conduct research on Special Collections’ Pan American World Airways, Inc. Records. He made sure to time his most recent visit with the “Cleared to Land” event on January 29, in which Special Collections celebrated the completion of a two-year effort in reprocessing the collection. The visit … Continue reading Life in an Archive: A Visit to the Pan Am Collection

2014 Abrams Banning Grant Winner

Special Collections and the Pan Am Historical Foundation are thrilled to announce that the 2014 Dave Abrams and Gene Banning Pan Am Research Grant has been awarded to Hadassah St. Hubert. Presented by the Pan Am Historical Foundation, the award supports scholarly research using the Pan American World Airways, Inc. Records housed at the University of Miami Libraries Special Collections, and honors two of Pan … Continue reading 2014 Abrams Banning Grant Winner