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Biscayne Bay Yacht Club records - 1909-1970s

  • HMA0167
  • Collection
  • 1909-1970s

Bulk of the collection consists of scrapbooks with dated newspaper clippings, club announcements and invitations. The older of two minute books is in Kirk Munroe's handwriting, with dates from 1909 April 3 to 1911 February 14. The other minute book covers 1921-1926; the first four months again in Munroe's handwriting; later entries are typed. Scrapbook clippings are about activities and obituaries of club members as well as club events and yacht races. Years covered by scrapbooks: 1937-1959, 1961 and 1964. Club handbooks included are from 1910, 1926 and 1948

Biscayne Bay Yacht Club

Biscayne Engineering Company field books - 1898-1924

  • HMA0073
  • Collection
  • 1898-1924

Field notes from land surveys conducted primarily in Dade County. Properties surveyed include: Richmond property at Cutler (i.e., Charles Deering Estate); Vizcaya; Cape Florida; Charles Deering estate at Buena Vista; prairie lands of northeast Dade County; Montrey Corp. subdivision; Carl Fisher and Hugh Matheson homes; Lawrence Estate (Miami River); Key Largo Club; Halcyon Hotel; Seybold Arcade; etc

Biscayne Engineering Company

Biscayne Study Club records - 1926-2000

  • HMA0355
  • Collection
  • 1926-2000

Minutes, which include a synopsis of the paper presented, attendance rosters, histories of the club through 1997 and personal accounts of members.

Biscayne Study Club

Bob Edelson Photograph Collection - 1985-1994

  • HMA0431
  • Collection
  • 1985-1994

This collection documents the photography shot by Bob Edelson in his retirement from 1985 and onward of South Beach, Fla. The photographs, negatives and slides pay special attention to the South Miami Beach Art Deco District, in particular, the exteriors of buildings, hotels, businesses, and street scenes. While the collection also includes typical beach images of the sea, sand and sunbathers, these are not the focus.

Also included are a number of clippings and publications that show a sampling of Bob Edelson's Art Deco photography in print.

Edelson, Bob

Brickell Family Papers - 1871-1955

  • HMA0043
  • Collection
  • 1871-1955

Financial and legal records, ledgers and business correspondence. A small amount of personal correspondence primarily from the 1920s. Two letters by William Jennings Bryan, material about mayor of Miami E. G. Sewell, and Alligator Key lighthouse visitor's book.

Brickell and Bulmer Apartments: receipts from Miami firms for the construction, insurance, furnishings and services for the Bulmer and Brickell Apartments mostly date between 1918-1919. Also included are statements from Miss Harris' School for school fees for the Brickell children.

Brickell family

Briggs and Warr Families Collection - 1914-1943

  • HMA0033
  • Collection
  • 1914-1943

Photographs of the house and grounds of the Charles L. Briggs estate at 1581 Brickell Avenue designed by architect George Avery, views of the family’s original house at 60 Cascade Avenue and portraits. Also includes a few pages of personal and business accounting records and a copy of "The American Architect", no. 2268, 1919, featuring an illustrated article on the house.

Bryan Norcross Collection - 1992-2000

  • HMA0432
  • Collection
  • 1992-2000 (predominant: 1992-1993)

This collection documents the local and national praise and gratitude Bryan Norcross received following his continued coverage during South Florida’s Hurricane Andrew. Gratitude from South Floridians was expressed in the form of thank you letters, posters, song, newspapers, magazine articles and a TV movie.

Burdines Fashion Activities Office records - 1960s-1980s

  • HMA0423
  • Collection
  • 1960s-1980s

The records document Hannelore Hill's involvement in planning, coordinating, directing, and hosting Burdines fashion events. The collection includes correspondence, memorandums, fashion market trend books and reports, public relations pieces, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, press releases, in-house fashion merchandising and market reports, agendas and programs for Fete de Soleil and other fashion events, photographs and slides

Hill, Hannelore

Burdines records - 1937-circa 1995

  • HMA0162
  • Collection
  • 1937-circa 1995 (predominant: circa 1960-1979)

The Burdines records document the company’s unique place in Florida’s retail history.  Organized by subject headings are: newsletters, company documents, manuals and guides, photographs, scrapbooks and catalogs of Burdines’s sponsored community events, newspaper clippings, brochures illustrating advertising campaigns, and papers pertaining to rehabilitative measures taken by community leaders following the 1980 riot in Miami.

The bulk of the holdings date from the 1960s through the 1970s. With the exception of a volume on financing and construction in 1938, there is little pertaining to the company prior to the acquisition by Federated Department Stores. Also included are some scrapbooks and other references to the Jordan Marsh stores, which became part of Federated in 1991.

Over the years, several variations on the name Burdines have been used by the store.  Except for folder headings using a variation of the name in the container list, the name Burdines is used through this document.

Burdines (Department store)

C. O. Richardson Family Papers - 1896-1955

  • HMA0078
  • Collection
  • 1896-1955

Correspondence, receipts, photographs and ephemera mostly pertaining to Musa Isle Fruit Farm.

Letter from Henry Flagler enclosing an article: "Cultivation of Bananas" [not in repository] for Richardson, whose place had "quite a patch of bananas."

Advertising section of The Miami Metropolis, January 24, 1908 lists several Miami businesses and attractions.

First place certificate award presented to Otis Richardson by Dade County Agricultural and Horticultural Society,1902. Also includes a view of his display.

C. W. Chase, Jr., real estate papers - 1926-1967

  • HMA0192
  • Collection
  • 1926-1967

Box 1 contain sales and rental records for the Carl G. Fisher properties and the Miami Beach Bay Shore Company. Properties are identified by subdivision, block and lot numbers.

Boxes 2 and 3 contain records of various properties in Miami Beach (a few are for Surfside, Bal Harbour and Golden Isles) that Chase appraised betweem 1946 amd 1967. Some include maps, photographs and a description of the zoning conditions and demographics at the time. Notable is the appraisal of the Briggs estate for the estate of Jane C. Briggs in 1955, when the zoning for "Millionaires Row" was about to change to hotels and apartments.

Plat maps, personal and business correspondence and ephemera are in box 3.

Handwritten notes added in 2014 by Carolyn Klepser detail the owners and architects of some of the properties.

Chase, C. W., Jr.

Caesar LaMonaca papers - 1913-1994

  • HMA0243
  • Collection
  • 1913-1994

Newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographic prints, sheet music, newsletters and a scrapbook record the career of legendary band leader, Caesar LaMonaca and his contribution to music in South Florida for over 40 years

Calendar Ephemera Collection

  • HMA0376
  • Collection

Calendars produced by South Florida institutions, organizations, and businesses.
-Dade County Police calendar, 1997.
-South Florida Firefighters calendar, 2005.

Camp Columbia and Havana, Cuba photographs - 1899

  • HMA0429
  • Collection
  • 1899

Mounted, albumen prints with hand-written captions (English language). The contents titles in the Container List are transcriptions of the original captions. Captions in brackets have been created by archives staff.

Apparently collected by a U. S. soldier stationed in Cuba.

Unless otherwise noted, 4.25 x 6.5 in. photographic prints on 6.5 x 8.5 mounts.

Engle y Lund

Canals and floods in Dade County photograph collection - 1947-1960

  • HMA0387
  • Collection
  • 1947-1960

Snapshots and photographic prints of canals and flooding (from rain storms and hurricanes) throughout Dade County. Ground and aerial views include bridges, dredging, construction, locks, levees, etc. One album contains views taken after Hurricane Donna in 1960.

Park, F. D. R

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