The photographs in this collection document the daily activities in various departments on campus in August 1967. They show the operations aspect of the university by showing the activities in departments such as Utilities and Administrations. On the manila envelope received from Ms. Elfriede Lynch, there was a typed notation indicating that the Public Relations Office requested the photographs to update the "photo file" and for the "Boca Supplement."
These photographs were created to document activities by the staff at Florida Atlantic University. A photo book was created by taping the photograph(s) to a leaf of bond paper. Twenty-one pages had information about the photograph(s) typed at the top of the page. The pages were punched with a three hole punch and put into a thin notebook. The photographer was not identified. Upon receiving the photo book from Ms. Elfriede Lynch, the pages were removed from the book and placed in a clamshell box until the collection was processed in 2012.
These photographs document the construction of the buildings and the Breezeway of the Boca Raton Campus from 1962 to 1969. In 2010 Algonquin was renamed to Nations North Residence Hall, Modoc is gone, Humanities Building was renamed to the Arts and Letters Building, Biological Science was renamed to Behavioral Sciences Building.
This collection consists of 224 photographs used by Dr. Donald W. Curl when writing his book, "Florida Atlantic University," Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Press, 2000. This collection of photographs were gathered by Dr. Curl from the University Archives Photograph Collections. The selected photographs represent the period from 1960's through the FAU administration of Dr. Anthony James Catanese. Most photographs have information written by an unknown person on the protective sleeve, and, in some cases, the information was identified by the archivist as incorrect. Other information on the protective sleeve may also be incorrect.
Dr. Dorothy E. McBride Stetson is a Florida Atlantic University Professor Emeritus of Political Science who taught courses for 40 years in comparative politics, European politics, and women and public policy. Her undergraduate degree includes a B.A. from the University of Montana and she earned her M.A. and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. As tenured faculty in FAU's Department of Political Science, she served as Chair of the department for 8 years, as Associate Dean of the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, Acting Director of Women's Studies, Interim Chair of the Department of Sociology and the Acting Dean of the College of Social Science. Dr. McBride also served as a founding board member of the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies from 1985-1996. Dr. Stetson, as she was known during her time with Florida Atlantic University, she also served on the 1972 President's Commission on the Status of Women and on the President's Title IX Task Force in 1992. Additionally, she was a Fulbright Senior Scholar at the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politique in Paris and co-director of the Research Network on Gender Politics and the State.
Harry A. Kersey, Jr. is Professor Emeritus of History at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. A native Floridian, he received his Bachelor of Arts and Masters degrees from the University of Florida, and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1966, Dr. Kersey began teaching at Florida Atlantic University and currently is an emeritus professor of history at FAU.
The collections Political Circus and Political Sideshow focuses on the Presidential Campaigns of 2008 and 2016 where identity has played a part in the rhetoric of some candidates, but more so in some of the general public's response to various candidates. Through the acquisition of popular consumer items produced for the Presidential campaigns, Caputi organized two exhibitions teasing out issues to do with gender, racism, identity, class, sexuality.