Donald W. Curl

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Setting: Florida
Genre: Non-Fiction, History

Dr. Donald W. Curl (1935 - 2010), a member of the original faculty at FAU, specialized in Florida History with an emphasis on local and architectural themes. Curl was actively involved with various historical and preservation organizations and had served on the boards of the Florida Historical Society, the Historical Society of Palm Beach, the Boca Raton Historical Society, the Palm Beach County and Boca Raton Preservation Boards, the Palm Beach Landmarks Commission, and was a member of the Florida National Register Review Board. His editing of Pioneer Life in Southwest Florida was awarded a Certificate of Commendation by the American Association for State and Local History and his book, Mizner's Florida: American Resort Architecture received the Rembert Patrick prize for the best book in Florida history for 1984. In 1996 he was given the American Association for State and Local History's Award of Merit for dedication to the field of Florida history.

Florida Atlantic University by Donald W. CurlBoca Raton Resort and Club by Donald Curl

Book List

Boca Raton Resort & Club: Mizner's Inn (2006)
Florida Atlantic University (2000)
Palm Beach County : in a class by itself (1998)
Boca Raton : a pictorial history (1990)
Mizner's Florida : American resort architecture (1987)
Palm Beach County, an illustrated history (1986)
Mizner's Florida : American resort architecture (1984)
Mizner Industries (1982)
The pioneer cook in southeast Florida (1976)

See Donald W. Curl books with a Florida setting.
See also It Takes Place in Florida: History.

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