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Founded in 1940 by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, Barry University's growth throughout the years has been shaped by their core values. Originally founded as Barry College for Women, Barry has grown into a coeducational university that is one of the leading centers for education in South Florida.Grounded in the liberal arts tradition, Barry University is a scholarly community committed to the highest academic standards in undergraduate, graduate and professional education.
In the Catholic intellectual tradition, integration of study, reflection and action inform the intellectual life. Faithful to this tradition, a Barry education and university experience foster individual and communal transformation where learning leads to knowledge and truth, reflection leads to informed action, and a commitment to social justice leads to collaborative service.
The Monsignor William Barry Memorial Library is located at the center of the Miami Shores campus of Barry University. The Library is named in loving memory of Monsignor William Barry, one of the founders of Barry University and an inspirational figure in the Catholic Church within the Archdiocese of Miami.
The extensive Library research collections include more than 950,000 physical items, over 40,000 print and online journal subscriptions, and several thousand online books and streaming video resources. The collection is balanced to meet the research needs of the wide variety of undergraduate through doctoral programs offered at Barry University. The collection of Roman Catholic research materials is especially significant, and is one of the largest collections of its kind in the area.
Acknowledgement: Optical Character Recognition of this collection has been funded under the provisions of the Library Cooperative Grant program, administered by the Florida Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.
This collection documents the work of Haitian-American artist Edouard Duval-Carrié since 1989 through the present. Materials include biographical information, exhibit catalogs, exhibit programs, lobby cards, articles, and clippings.
Edouard Duval-Carrié Papers
William “Bill” Marx Lehman was born in Selma, Alabama on October 5, 1913, to Corinne Leva and Maurice M. Lehman. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. He married Joan Feibelman of Miami, who became a well-known sculptress. Together they raised two sons, William, Jr. and Thomas, and a daughter, Kathryn (Kathy).
In 1972, he campaigned as a Democrat for the 93rd Congress and won Florida’s newly created 13th Congressional seat. In 1982, after redistricting, he won the 17th District Congressional seat. During his early years in office Lehman served on the Committee on Education and Labor.
In 1975, Lehman gained a seat on the Select Committee on Intelligence, which was charged with investigating Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) abuses. He later gained a seat on the Budget Committee and was appointed to serve on the President’s Commission on the Holocaust.
Congressman Lehman became a member of th
William Lehman Papers
This collection documents the private and public life of Monsignor Bryan O. Walsh between 1948 through 2001. Materials include personal & family papers, subject files, works, photographs, scrapbooks and audiovisual materials.
For the purpose of this project we will include materials within Series Works and Photographs. Works contains published & unpublished articles and papers by BOW-including speeches, homilies, and testimonies- and also includes works by other authors.
Monsignor Bryan O. Walsh Papers
Between December 1960 and October 1962, some fourteen thousand unaccompanied Cuban minors entered the United States as refugees under the sponsoring of the Catholic Welfare Bureau of the Diocese of Miami, Florida. Operation Pedro Pan Cuban Children’s Programs Records documents this children’s exodus.
Operation Pedro Pan - Cuban Children Program Records