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Overview of the Collection

Biographical Note

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Container List

Guide to the Olga Kent Collection



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Historical Museum of Southern Florida
Research Center
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL **
Creator: Olga Kent
Title: Newspaper clippings and ephemera relating to Coconut Grove and Florida
Dates: 1947-1978
Quantity: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Newspaper clippings, correspondence, newsletters and notes on Coconut Grove, Miami, and South Florida. Topics include parks, libraries, people, churches, schools, Coconut Grove centennial (1973), and Coconut Grove civic organizations.
Identification: 1981-209
Language: The records are in English.

Biographical Note

Teacher, home economist, agriculture extension service agent and plantswoman.

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Arrangement

Folders roughly arranged alphabetically by top, with Coconut Grove in boxes 4 and 5. Donor Olga Kent established the folder headings and arrangement.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

The collection is open for research.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Persons:

Kent, Olga

Organizations:

Coconut Grove Arts Festival
Coconut Grove Garden Club

Places:

Coconut Grove (Miami, Fla.)

Subjects:

African Americans -- Florida -- Miami-Dade County
Schools -- Florida -- Miami-Dade County

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Olga Kent Collection, Historical Museum of Southern Florida

Acquisition Information

Gift of Olga Kent, 1981-1982.

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Container List

Box Folder Contents
1 1 State of Florida
2 State Parks
3 Everglades National Park
4 People -- General
5 People -- Indians
6 Northeast Florida
7 Northwest Florida
8 South Florida -- Historical
9 South Florida -- Water Control
10 Southwest Florida
2 1 Bahamas
2 Brevard County
3 Broward County
4 Broward County -- Fort Lauderdale
5 Cape Florida
6 Dade County--History
7 Dade County -- Libraries
8 Dade County -- Parks
9 Dade County -- People, Black Community
10 Dade County -- Population
11 Dade County -- Schools
12 South Dade -- History
13 Miami -- Churches
14 Miami/South Miami -- People
15 Miami/South Miami -- People -- Chinese
3 1 Miami/South Miami -- Places
2 Miami Beach
3 Monroe County -- Key West -- General
4 Monroe County -- Key West -- Mostly "Old Island Days"
5 Martin and St. Lucie Counties
6 Palm Beach County
7 [Miscellaneous]
4 1 Coconut Grove Centennial
2 Coconut Grove Churches
3 Coconut Grove Clippings
4 Coconut Grove [Arts] Festival, 1967
5 Coconut Grove Garden Club
6 Coconut Grove History
7 Coconut Grove Library
8 Coconut Grove People
9 Coconut Grove People -- History
5 1 Coconut Grove Schools
2 Coconut Grove 1969-1970
3 Coconut Grove 1970-1972, 1978
4 Coral Gables
Mainly pertains to section east of US 1, contiguous with the Black Grove.
5 History of Early Miami
6 Men of Early Miami
7 Coconut Grove Parent Teachers Association and Schools
8 Letter from City of Miami Department of Engineering, July 21, 1960.
Re: road repaving.
9 Plumer, J. L., Jr., Vice Mayor of Miami. Letter, August 11, 1971
10 Coconut Grove Civic Club newsletter, 1966-1974
11 Coconut Grove Citizens League newsletter, 1969-1972
12 Notes on Coconut Grove centennial, 1973
13 Notes on Coconut Grove Garden Club, 1965-1966
14 Notes on Coconut Grove history
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