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Antolin Garcia Carbonell Papers - 1962-2013
- 1962-2013 (Creation)
10 boxes and one oversized folder.
Name of creator
Antolin Garcia Carbonell was born in Cuba, he came to Miami in 1960 with his family and attended St. Mary’s Parochial School and Belen Jesuit Preparatory School. Carbonell became a registered architect with degrees from Miami Dade College, the University of Florida, and the University of Miami, and spent 30 years with the Miami-Dade Aviation Department overseeing the planning, design and construction of terminals and hangars at Miami International and Opa-locka Airports.
A historian by avocation, he has worked on several historical documentation projects in South Florida and in Cuba.
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Scope and content
Include yearbooks and classwork from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School; research papers on several historic buildings, including the Spanish Monastery and the Hampton House; Dade County Aviation Department annual reports; Miami International Airport guidebooks and brochures; Civil Defense booklets; reports and publications pertaining to Miami architecture; playbills and theatre programs; postcards of the Caribbean, Miami and South Florida and a booklet on the history of St. Mary's Cathedral.
A selection of LGBTQ material include playbills and programs for local and national theaters, magazine articles, ephemera, a poster for a Gay Men's Chorus of Miami presentation and a wallpaper sample from the Candlelight Club.
Work books and textbooks from Colegio De La Salle in Havana.
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Conditions governing access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
Permission from HistoryMiami staff required prior to reproduction of drawings and photographs in a publication. Please contact archives staff for more information.
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Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of Antolin Garcia Carbonell, 2014 & 2016
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