C-02. Florida Studies Collections
Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:
Aerial photograph collection
A collection of aerial photographs for Hillsborough, DeSoto, Hardee, and Polk Counties in Florida, and Concho County, Texas from 1938 until 1988.
Al Davis papers
These papers are from Al Davis, a local education and voting rights activist. Included are court and legal documents, minutes from the various organizations he was a part of, and his own personal collection of notes as member in these organization.
Al Hackett papers
The Al Hackett papers include photographs, correspondence, and selected articles on topics pertaining to Florida's natural environment.
Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority - Alpha Rho Chapter collection
Scrapbooks and other organizational documents generated by the Alpha Rho Chapter (Tampa, FL) of the Alpha Delta Kappa sorority.
Altrusa International of Tampa Bay, Inc.
Organizational records of Altrusa International of Tampa Bay, Inc.
American Association of University Women (Tampa Branch) records
A collection of documents and publications from the American Association of University Women Tampa Branch.
American Cigar Company Havana Leaf Tobacco Ledgers
A collection of ledgers from the American Cigar Company.
Andrew Oladell papers
Anthony P. "Tony" Pizzo collection
Publications, photographs, postcards, cigar labels, maps, realia, manuscripts, diaries, printed ephemera, artifacts, and other materials documenting the history of Tampa, Florida and its vicinity, with particular emphasis on the area’s Cuban, Spanish, and Italian immigrant communities of Ybor City and West Tampa.
Antonio Pereira collection
Consists of materials related to Antonio Pereira's activities as a professional wrestler and his work with the Boy Scouts of America and the West Tampa Boys Club. Includes correspondence, reports, news clippings, awards, trophies, and photographs. Also includes a key to the city of Tampa, presented by Mayor Nick Nuccio in 1967.
Armwood Family papers
Contains records and related materials documenting the professional and personal lives of the Armwood family, a pioneering African American family in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Athena Society scrapbooks
This collection is composed of scrapbooks containing photographs and documents related to the Athena Society.
Audubon Everglades Science Center research materials
Barbara J. Schmidt Egmont Key research collection
Bartke's restaurant scrapbook
The collection is comprised of an over-size scrapbook which details the opening of Bartke's Restaurant at Tampa International Airport on August 17, 1952 as well as numerous newspaper clippings and photographs of Tampa International Airport during the 1950s. Included are restaurant reviews, editorials and special feature articles about groups who booked dinners at Bartke's Restaurant.
Bartley Gay collection
This collection primarily contains documents pertaining to the Tampa Terrace Hotel and the Floridan Hotel.
Bobby Smith photograph collection
This collection primarily consists of photographs taken by queer photographer Bobby Smith in the 1950s and 60s. The photos depict scenes of gatherings of queer folks in homes and clubs, giving researchers a rare view of queer life and culture in Florida during the mid-20th century.
B.P. Brown Enterprises collection
The B. P. Brown Enterprises collection chronicles the history of African American businesses, churches, schools, and related organizations in the Tampa Bay area through materials produced by the B.P. Brown Enterprises, Inc. printing business.
Burgert Brothers Collection of Tampa Photographs
The collection consists of Burgert Brothers prints derived from various sources and assembled into a composite collection. The two principle sources for the Burgert images were the photographic holdings of the Tony Pizzo and Hampton Dunn collections. Both had considerable numbers of Burgert prints and negatives dispersed under various subject headings. The collection was assembled into a single, coherent collection in 1993.
Centro Asturiano de Tampa collection
The Centro Asturiano de Tampa Collection consists of club and hospital records, meeting minutes, photographs, ephemera, zarzuelas, playbills, financial records, memorias, sheet music, and cemetery records. Included in the ephemera, are flags, trophies, printing plates, and various artifacts related to the club.
Children's Home records
The collection provides informative documentation on the organizational evolution of the Children’s Home, between the 1940s and early 1970s. The collection contains board minutes, newspaper clippings, financial statements and other materials.
Citrus Park Colored School collection
Collection consists of research materials used by the Historic Tampa-Hillsborough County Preservation Board to designate the Citrus Park Colored School as an historic landmark.
Colonel Melvin B. Asp collection
This collection consists of the personal papers of Melvin B. Asp, commanding officer of the U.S. Army at Tampa's Drew Field during World War II.
Corral, Wodiska y Ca. Cigar Factory records
This collection contains official documents, stock and shareholders’ information, meeting minutes, cigar label art, family photographs, family clippings, and similar records of a factory in Tampa and comprises a variety of materials that document the history of the Corral family and the rise of Corral, Wodiska y Ca.'s in Tampa during the early 1900s.
Donald Brenham "D.B." McKay collection
Dr. John Ogden Caribbean and Coral Reef collection
The Ogden collection is being donated in pieces, and original order will be maintained. Currently, the library has Binders 4, 7, 9, 12, 13, 23.
DuPree Press collection
This collection consists of program souvenir books produced by the DuPree Press for local churches, masonic temples, associations, women's groups, and sororities in Tampa, FL.
Ed Hall editorial cartoon collection
This collection contains original cartoons by Baker Country Press and Artizans cartoonist Ed Hall from his 2003 book entitled Code Red—Editorial Cartoons and his 2006 book entitled Diversions. These cartoons, which originally ran from 1996-2006, cover topics including Florida politics, national politics, popular culture and the war in Iraq. Select cartoons were not donated and are not part of the collection.
Edith "Edie" Daly / Women's Energy Bank collection
The papers of Edith Daly, a lesbian activist who co-founded the Women's Energy Bank, a group based in Pinellas County that supported progressive political causes and published the monthly newsletter Womyn's Words.
Edward Staples Cousins Smith photograph collection
Photographs of Tampa, St. Petersburg, Long Key, St. Augustine, Palm Beach, Pablo Beach and Nassau.