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C-08. War & Society

 Record Group
Identifier: C-08

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

A. Bayard Angle papers

Identifier: MS-2003-02
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of documents, photographs and artifacts relating to Angle's life, particularly his career in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve and his service as U.S. Customs Collector for Florida.  Included are transcripts of oral history interviews with Mr. Angle conducted by the USF Oral History Program in 1998. Also present is material relating to Mr. Angle's father, Allie Jay Angle, business man, citrus grower, Florida legislator, and U.S. Customs Collector for Florida...
Dates: Created: 1897 - 2001; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2003

Alvin P. Yorkunas papers

Identifier: MS-2008-16

This collection consists of the personal papers, artwork, and correspondence of Alvin P. Yorkunas.

Dates: Created: 1936-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1936-1955; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2008

American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service records

 Collection — Meeting minutes
Identifier: MS-2008-06
Scope and Contents

The records consist of meeting minutes from various committees that were formed to discuss the immediate situation of displaced peoples in Western Europe. The records include minutes from the committees on Camps, Displaced Persons, Italy, and France.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1945

Auxiliary of United Spanish War Veterans, Dept. of New Jersey records

Identifier: MS-2012-03
Scope and Contents

This collection contains records both personal and organizational of the Headquarters located in East Orange, New Jersey, between the years of 1948-1949. These records include correspondence, financial statements, member rosters and cards, programs, photographs, publications, and records of memorial services. Also included in this collection are numerous ribbons, delegate badges, and other miscellaneous ephemera.

Dates: Created: 1948-1949

Baynard Hardwick Kendrick collection

Identifier: MS-1978-01

This collection contains manuscripts of most of Kendrick’s writings, including his detective stories, histories, and other novels. It also contains materials on Kendrick’s work with the blind, including the Blinded Veterans Association and the American Association for Workers for the Blind, as well as newspaper clippings, correspondence, photos, scrapbooks, items concerning Cuban refugees, interview transcripts, and phonograph dictation records.

Dates: Created: 1915-1972; Other: Majority of material found in 1930-1972

Bohon collection

Identifier: MS-2006-06

A collection dealing with the Franco-Prussian War, also known as the War of 1870, in the form of a personal recollection from Amélie Henriquel-Dupont.

Dates: Created: 1871-1980; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2006

Camp Cuba Libre records

Identifier: MS-1979-01
Scope and Contents

Reports, ledgers and correspondence.

The collection consists of daily morning field reports (July-October 1898), payroll ledgers (June-July 1898), and correspondence (1898-1899). The bulk of the collection dates 1898-1899; there is one item dated 1932. Although the collection consists of only a small body of material, there is a significant amount of information regarding various aspects of camp life and daily activities.

Dates: Created: 1898-1932; Other: Majority of material found in 1898-1899; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1979

Cantor William Hauben collection

Identifier: MS-2017-02
Abstract This collection consists of materials donated by Cantor William Hauben, relating to the Holocaust, Jewish religion, and the Jewish music tradition. The collection includes biographical materials and personal memorabilia tracing Hauben's legacy of service to local Jewish communities. An extensive collection of sheet music accompanies teaching and service materials from synagogues in which Hauben served as a cantor. Additionally, the collection contains research materials relating to the...
Dates: Created: 1930-2015

Chaim Pozner collection

Identifier: MS-2018-09
Abstract The Chaim Pozner Collection includes official documents relating to Dr. Pozner’s work for organizations and institutions related to Jewish culture/religion, administration of Jewish affairs and land in the Middle East, and Zionism. Much of the collection is dedicated to Dr. Pozner’s position as Director of the Jewish Agency for Palestine in Geneva, as well as his work with the Jewish Agency Finance Department. Additional agencies reflected in the collection are the United Nations Relief and...
Dates: Created: 1938-1949

Colonel Melvin B. Asp collection

Identifier: MS-1998-02

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.

Dates: Created: 1910-1956; Other: Date acquired: 05/00/1998

Ed Hall editorial cartoon collection

Identifier: H59
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1996-2006; Other: Date acquired: 12/00/2012

Ellis Hughes papers

Identifier: MS-1975-01
Abstract The Ellis Hughes papers consist of Hughes' journal, kept during the Second Seminole War, a transcription of his journal entries and miscellaneous material which are housed in one document box and one phase box. The bulk of the documentation falls with the range of the 1830s through the 1840s with the balance of the material covering the 1850s through 1861. The materials principally consist of transcriptions and photocopies of Hughes' journal during his tour of duty as an Assistant Surgeon in...
Dates: Created: 1813-1866; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1974

Ellsworth Davis letters

Identifier: MS-2003-03
Scope and Contents

Consists of holographic correspondence written by Ellsworth Davis to his family while he was stationed on the U.S.S. Florida in Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Dates: Created: 1912 - 1914; Other: Date acquired: 07/00/2003

Ellwood C. Nance papers

Identifier: MS-1973-01
Scope and Contents

The collection has been divided into eight series: Army, books, correspondence, miscellaneous, poetry, religion, University of Tampa, and photographs.The collection is comprised of autobiographies of World War I and World War II experiences, manuscripts, religious booklets, bulletins, prayers, articles, newspaper clippings, poetry, military forms, and manuals.  The collection also includes verses and poetry of Lucille Coleman.

Dates: Created: 1935-1965; Other: Majority of material found in 1940s

Ensminger Brothers Spanish-American War Photographs

 Collection — Photographs
Identifier: E06

A collection of photographs taken by the Ensminger Brothers in Florida while soldiers trained before sailing to Cuba to fight in the Spanish American War. The photographs in this collection were later purchased by Sarah Criggal and her sister, who were visiting Florida from Britain.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Eva Martha Knapp German Prisoners of War in Florida collection

Identifier: MS-2009-05

This collection consists of photocopies of material gathered by Ms. Knapp during her research into the history of the German prisoners of war held in Florida during World War II.

Dates: Created: 1944-1996; Other: Date acquired: 08/00/1997

George White political cartoons collection

Identifier: W08
Scope and Contents

Editorial cartoons from the Tampa Morning Tribune, which became the Tampa Tribune, ranging from the 1940s to the 1960s.  Topics covered World War Two, national politics, Florida politics, and Tampa culture.

Dates: Created: 1940-1964; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1960

Gerta Pfeffer collection

Identifier: MS-2010-13
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence and an autobiographical account of Gerta Pfeffer, a German Jewish woman who came of age during the Third Reich. Pfeffer’s writings discuss her experiences with anti-Semitism, the rise of the National Socialist German Worker’s Party (Nazi Party), and the economic, interpersonal, and discriminatory struggles she encountered in her homeland. The autobiographical account covers the years 1932-1938, after which Pfeffer immigrated to England to become a...
Dates: Created: 1937-1973

Gonzalez family papers

Identifier: F02
Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection consists of photographs and printed materials, such as personal correspondence, marriage certificates, and deeds. Items of particular interest include: numerous photographs of Jose, Carmen and Jose González, Jr.; the marriage certificate of Jose González y Fernandez and Carmen Yraolo; a World War I draft card exempting Jose González from service due to “residential alien” status (Class V); and three personal diaries.

Dates: Created: 1884-1972

Greville Rickard collection of architectural drawings

Identifier: MS-2011-14

Collection consists of Greville Rickard’s architectural drawings for additions to the Mediterranean-style residence of Mr. William Slocum Bartow in Great Neck, Long Island. (Bartow was the mayor of Kings Point from 1924-1940). Today, the building houses the American Merchant Marine Museum.

Dates: Created: 1929-1930

Henry A. Dobson papers

Identifier: D15

This collection consists of the personal papers and letters of Henry A. Dobson, a soldier during the Spanish-American War.

Dates: Created: 1897-1904; Other: Majority of material found in 1897-1898

Henry Hubert Cole papers

Identifier: C30

Collection of three scrapbooks created by Mr. and Mrs. Henry H. Cole.

Dates: Created: 1922-1939

International postcard collection

Identifier: MS-1990-04
Abstract This collection includes postcards from various locations around the world and is divided geographically into two main categories: United States and Global. The United States series is organized by state, African American, and patriotic postcards. The Global series contains mostly European and Latin American postcards; however it also contains postcards from places such as Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The third box in this collection includes the Topical series of postcards which...
Dates: Created: 1905-1990

Jack Walton collection

Identifier: MS-2011-17

This collection consists of the personal papers of Jack Walton and his family.

Dates: Created: 1903-1961

John and Grace Branch papers

Identifier: B33
Scope and Contents

Collection includes letters and Victory Mail (V-mail) written by John A. Branch to his wife Grace while he was stationed with the Army in Europe during World War II.  Also includes are letters written before the couple married, letters written while Mr. Branch was recuperating from war injuries, photos, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: Created: 1928-1945; Other: Date acquired: 00/ca/1998

John Donaldson papers

Identifier: D18

John Donaldson (1902-1955) was a political economist. He held a number of academic teaching positions and prestigious government committee appointments during his career.

Dates: Created: 1892-1955; Other: Majority of material found in 1918-1948

Jonas and Edna Kamlet / Kamlet Laboratories records

Identifier: MS-2006-10
Abstract This collection consists of records related to the Kamlet Laboratory and its founders. Chemist. Jonas kamlet and his wife, Edna, founded The Kamlet Laboratory (1940-1979) in New York City. The laboratory's work centered on the research and development of new methods for chemical products as well as identifying interested clients and selling rights to them. The laboratory also provided consultation services to a variety of businesses. Included are: personal papers, correspondence,...
Dates: Created: 1913 - 1989; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2006

La Gaceta Spanish Revolutionary War prints

Identifier: MS-2014-07

A series of newspaper prints donated by La Gaceta, featuring portraits of Cuban revolutionary leaders, military officers, and other important figures. Most were taken from the Havana publication, La Caricatura.

Dates: Created: 1900-1910; Other: Date acquired: 08/14/2014

Lesley family papers

Identifier: L14
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, financial and legal documents, including land indentures, Seminole War affidavits and real estate records.  Also included are papers from such organizations as the Sons & Daughters of the Territory of Florida, the Florida Indian War Claim Commission, and the United Confederate Veterans.  Assorted collection items include receipts, postcards, histories, journals, and scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings of the column ...
Dates: Created: 1700-1950; Other: Majority of material found in 1850-1950

Lopez-Mirabal collection

Identifier: MS-2010-10

This collection primarily consists of photographs (with a few newspaper clippings and miscellaneous documents) of the Lopez and Mirabal families, collected and marked by Frank Lopez.

Dates: Created: 1918-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1920-1959; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2010