Alice Wainwright papers - 1890s-1991

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Alice Wainwright papers - 1890s-1991


  • 1890s-1991 (predominant: 1960-1979) (Creation)


2.00 Boxes

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Letters, notes, newspaper clippings, speeches and photographic prints focus on Wainwright's family and her involvement in environmental policies. Topics include the aborted Jetport planned for Big Cypress Swamp, Everglades and Biscayne national parks, and the Audubon Society. The earlier materials are mostly family papers and predate her arrival in Florida.

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The collection is open for research.

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  • English

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Accession#: 1991-536

Two plaques, "Woman of the Year," City of Miami Beautification Committee, 1965, and "In the company of women," 1989, are in the Objects Collection

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© Copyright 2019 HistoryMiami Archives & Research Center. All rights reserved.

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