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Series 3
Professional papers, 1991-2013
Boxes 22 - 28 and 36 - 39

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of the professional papers of Richard Blanco from 1991-2013 and includes travel itineraries and receipts, financial records, copyright permissions, teaching files, and records of engineering projects in Florida. Records from Blue Flower Arts, LLC, contain Blanco's travel itineraries and receipts for speaking engagements, artist-agent agreements, and correspondence. Teaching files include syllabi, student evaluations, and letters of recommendation on behalf of Blanco from his time teaching at Central Connecticut State University (New Britain, Connecticut), Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.), and Florida International University (Miami, Florida). Teaching files also include correspondence, writing samples, and planning and promotional materials for writing workshops. The series also contains a version of Blanco's curriculum vitae with supporting materials such as book reviews, press interviews, and profiles; the supporting materials do not include writing samples. Project plans, presentations, and manuals in the series document engineering work done in Miami-Dade County in Florida between 1996-2011.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
22 6 Agent contracts, correspondence, and contact lists, 2001-2013 [1 of 2]
22 7 Agent contracts, correspondence, and contact lists, 2001-2013 [2 of 2]
AV1 - Architect event, 2013 December 15 [original: DVD]
AV1 - Architect portfolio, undated [original: CD-RW]
22 8 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, artist-agency agreement, 2012
22 9 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, artist engagements agreements, 2013
23 1 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, financial records, 2015
23 2 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, financial records, 2016
23 3 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, travel itineraries and receipts, 2013 [1 of 3]
23 4 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, travel itineraries and receipts, 2013 [2 of 3]
23 5 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, travel itineraries and receipts, 2013 [3 of 3]
23 6 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, travel itineraries and receipts, 2014 [1 of 2]
24 1 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, travel itineraries and receipts, 2014 [2 of 2]
24 2 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, travel itineraries and receipts, 2015 [1 of 2]
24 3 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, travel itineraries and receipts, 2015 [1 of 2]
24 4 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, travel itineraries and receipts, 2016 [1 of 2]
24 5 Blue Flower Arts, LLC, travel itineraries and receipts, 2016 [1 of 2]
37 - Boston Globe inauguration cover story plaques, 2013
24 6 Bridge Hydraulics report, Fisheating Creek bridge widening and replacement, Highlands County, Florida, 1996
36 5 City of Hialeah, Florida, West 32nd Avenue improvements, 2002
36 1 City of South Miami, Florida, Sunset Drive Improvements Phase I & II, 2007
24 7 Copyright permissions and poetry submissions, 1993-2009 [1 of 2]
24 8 Copyright permissions and poetry submissions, 1993-2009 [2 of 2]
25 1 Corzo Castella Carballo Thompson Salman, P.A. identification card and Civil Works, INC. business card, undated
25 2 Curriculum vitae with press clippings and reviews, 1994-2013 [1 of 6]
25 3 Curriculum vitae with press clippings and reviews, 1994-2013 [2 of 6]
25 4 Curriculum vitae with press clippings and reviews, 1994-2013 [3 of 6]
25 5 Curriculum vitae with press clippings and reviews, 1994-2013 [4 of 6]
25 6 Curriculum vitae with press clippings and reviews, 1994-2013 [5 of 6]
25 7 Curriculum vitae with press clippings and reviews, 1994-2013 [6 of 6]
26 1 Financial records, 2011-2015
39 1 Florida International University, southeast edge parking lot project, undated
26 2 The Fragrance Foundation Awards, 2013 [1 of 2]
26 3 The Fragrance Foundation Awards, 2013 [2 of 2]
26 4 Homestead Batch Plant, Dade County, Florida, storm water management report, 1993
39 4 Indian Creek Drive, Miami, Florida, topographic survey and maps, 2009 [1 of 2]
39 5 Indian Creek Drive, Miami, Florida, topographic survey and maps, 2009 [2 of 2]
39 6 Indian Creek Village, Miami, Florida, public safety streetscape improvements, 2009
AV1 - Interviews and feature stories, The Jordan Rich Show, WBZ radio, 2014 January [original: CD]
AV1 - Interviews and feature stories, Library of Congress, Hispanic Archives, 2003 [original: CD]
AV1 - Interviews and feature stories, Madrid radio, undated [original: CD]
AV1 - Interviews and feature stories, NPR, 1997 [original: audiocassette]
AV1 - Interviews and feature stories, "The Poet and the Poem from The Library of Congress Richard Blanco, on location at Split this Rock," undated [host: Grace Cavalieri] [original: CD]
AV1 - Interviews and feature stories, "U.P.P News," undated [original: microcassette]
AV1 - Interviews and feature stories, WGME-13 Portland, "Richard Blanco Stories," undated [original: DVD]
AV1 - Interviews and feature stories, WNP feature, 2002 [original: VHS]
41 - Lambda Literary Award for The Prince of Los Cocuyos, 2014
34 2 Literary Legend Award, 826 Boston, 2014 May 21
26 5 The Macondo Foundation, 2005-2007
AV1 The Macondo Foundation, 2006 July 30 [hosted by: Sandra Cisneros] [original: CD]
26 6 Miami-Dade County, Florida, drainage projects, 1993-1998
26 7 The Museum of Poetry, concept proposal, undated
26 8 News stories about the inauguration, 2013 [1 of 2]
26 9 News stories about the inauguration, 2013 [2 of 2]
38 - "One Sun, One Moon, One Today," book project by eighth grade general arts class, Telstar Middle School, Bethe Maine, 2013
26 10 Old Cutler Roadway, Miami, Florida, improvements, 2009
27 1 Other engineering projects, 1991-2011
36 2 Plantation Midtown, Miami, Florida, improvements, 2004
27 2 Resumes, undated
AV1 - Speaking events, 57th inauguration, 2013 [original: DVD]
AV1 - Speaking events, 57th inauguration, "One Today" with music, 2013 [original: CD]
AV1 - Speaking events, Butterfly Lightning reading series,1994 [original: VHS]
AV1 - Speaking events, Butterfly Lightning reading series, 1994 [original: audiocassette]
AV1 - Speaking events, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, 2015 [original: DVD]
AV1 - Speaking events, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month photographs, 2015 [original: DVD]
AV1 - Speaking events, "A Nation Remembers: A Tribute to President John F. Kennedy," 2013 November 22 [original: DVD]
AV1 - Speaking events, poetry reading, Oceanside High School, 2013 [original: DVD]
AV1 - Speaking events, Scarborough Middle School Read-a-thon, 2013 March 28 [original: DVD]
AV1 - Speaking events, Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, 2004 [original: DVD]
27 3 Speaking opportunities, 2012-2013
27 4 Tarmac Buena Vista Batch Plant project, 1995
27 5 Teaching files, identification cards, undated
27 6 Teaching files, letters of recommendation, 1998-2002
27 7 Teaching files, student evaluations, 1998-2003
27 8 Teaching files, syllabi, 1999-2003
27 9 Teaching files, workshops, 1994-2012
39 2 Town of Golden Beach, Florida, capital improvements program, 2008
27 10 Town of Golden Beach, Florida, conduit plans for construction, 2007-2011
39 3 Town of Golden Beach, Florida, Golden Beach Boulevard, landscaping and irrigation, 2008
36 3 Town of Golden Beach, Florida, Navona Avenue Bridge replacement, 2009
27 11 Town of Golden Beach, Florida, presentation for capital improvement program, 2006
27 12 Town of Golden Beach, Florida, project manual for capital improvements program, 2008 August 12 [1 of 2]
28 1 Town of Golden Beach, Florida, project manual for capital improvements program, 2008 August 12 [2 of 2]
28 2 Town of Golden Beach, Florida, project manual for capital improvements program, 2008 December 8
36 4 Town of Golden Beach, Florida, The Strand Bridge replacement, 2009
AV1 - Unidentified tape, "Blanco/Cohen," undated [original: VHS]
28 3 The University of Arizona Press, permission requests and agreements, 2004-2005
28 4 Website and Hessler Creative, 2013
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