University of Miami, Jay I. Kislak Collection

University of Miami, Jay I. Kislak Collection

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About the Jay I. Kislak Collection

Since its arrival in 2018, the Jay I. Kislak Collection of the Early Americas, Exploration and Navigation has transformed the University of Miami and its Libraries. The Kislak Collection at the University of Miami includes an assembly of rare books, manuscripts, maps, photographs, and artifacts that convey a multifaceted history of the Americas, hemispheric cultural encounters, and global exploration beginning with Native American cultures and extending to modern times.

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