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Eleanor Hart scrapbook collection - 1954-1966

  • HMA0348
  • Collection
  • 1954-1966

Scrapbooks of clippings include the question-and-answer format Column with a Hart; the Glamor Clinic series; and general articles written by Eleanor Hart as a Miami Herald staff columnist. There are a few letters from individuals and organizations, usually thanking Miss Hart for help with a project. During these years people were moving to South Florida from other states in great numbers, and the columns include much advice on adjusting to life in a new community, as well as providing a clear reflection of contemporary social standards for women

Hart, Eleanor

Frank Shutts Photograph Collection of Prominent Men - circa 1910-1945

  • 1953-001
  • Collection
  • circa 1910-1945

Autographed studio portraits of journalists, politicians, businessmen, and celebrities. Includes William Jennings Bryan, Doyle E. Carlton, Glenn Curtiss, Jack Dempsey, Duncan Fletcher, Johnny Gruelle, William Randolph Hearst, Herbert Hoover, Claude Pepper, Eddie Rickenbacker, Frank B. Stoneman, S. Davies Warfield, Gar Wood, and others.

Shutts, Frank B.

Miami Herald Publishing Company records - 1906-2005

  • HMA0124
  • Collection
  • 1906-2005 (predominant: 1927-1995)

Most of the records pertain to the production of the Heraldette, an internal paper for the employees of the Miami Herald. Photographs and some negatives of mostly unidentified staff members at work and company sponsored social events make up the bulk. Also includes art work and a mostly complete run of the paper from its beginnings as the Slick Edition.

Financial records and company documents contain shareholders' and directors' minutes, insurance policies, mortgage deeds, contracts, leases, promissory notes, abstracts of titles, advertising rates and statistics.

Personal records of John S. and James L. Knight include biographical information, editorials, and photographs with prominent public figures such as John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon.

A group of photographs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., completes the collection. Some of the images were shot in Miami by Miami Herald photographers, but most are wire service shots from the Associated Press.

Some events are recorded on VHS tapes.

Nixon Smiley papers - 1916-1990

  • HMA0142
  • Collection
  • 1916-1990

Clippings of Nixon Smileys' articles and columns on Florida for the Miami Herald. Topics include: gardening and farming; social life and customs; history; environmental conditions such as beach erosion and hurricanes; insurance executive John D. McArthur and the Davis Brothers of  Winn-Dixie Stores. Some correspondence, drafts of articles, photographs and negatives.

Research materials, newspaper clippings, typescripts, notes and brochures and material on topics of South Florida interest.

Smiley, Nixon, 1911-1990