COOLCRAZYBEAUTIFUL: Malaika Handbooks

A Pick of the Week from University Archives of the UM Libraries By Marcia V. Tyrrell Heath The Malaika Handbooks were aimed primarily at the University of Miami’s black student population, which was experiencing rapid growth in the 1970s and 1980s. The primary purpose of them was to offer resources to help black students acclimate to the university environment and connect with other black students to share … Continue reading COOLCRAZYBEAUTIFUL: Malaika Handbooks

COOLCRAZYBEAUTIFUL: Appraisal Reports for University of Miami Facilities

A Pick of the Week from University Archives of the UM Libraries By Koichi Tasa These appraisal reports from the year 2000 showcase many residences located near or on campus and provide intricate details on their interior and exterior design. One of them features University housing for a one-story, single family house located in a prime real estate area within the village of Pinecrest on 57th Avenue … Continue reading COOLCRAZYBEAUTIFUL: Appraisal Reports for University of Miami Facilities

COOLCRAZYBEAUTIFUL: Esopus, Issue 20: Special Collections

A Pick of the Week from Special Collections of the UM Libraries By Cristina Favretto Esopus, a publication released only twice a year, seeks to capture certain subjects with a powerful visual form of storytelling. Issue 20’s presentation on the outside is particularly eye-catching, using the design of the marbled interiors of old books to line the package, which holds a series of booklets inside that discuss several … Continue reading COOLCRAZYBEAUTIFUL: Esopus, Issue 20: Special Collections