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James and Joanna Tokley papers

 Collection
Identifier: T38

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Scope and Contents

This collection provides a general overview of E. James Tokley's and Joanna Tokley's numerous accomplishments and professional and personal activities. Original poetry and stories, programs, speeches, awards and photographs are included, as well as reports and other business-related files from the Tampa Urban League.

Dates

  • Created: 1920 - 2010
  • Other: 2011-10

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

None.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.

Biographical or Historical Information

Poet and educator James Tokley is best known as the first poet laureate of Hillsborough County and the national poet laureate of the Urgan League. He has created recordings of his work and has appeared with the Florida orchestra.  Joanna Tokley served as longtime president of the Urban League of Hillsborough County. Together, the Tokleys run a consulting company that trains human resources personnel.

Extent

9.00 Linear Feet

18 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection documents the personal and professional lives of E. James Tokley and Joanna Tokley and includes original poetry written by James Tokley, photographs, and documents related to Joanna Tokley's work with the Urban League of Hillsborough County.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by series: E. James Tokley Personal Materials, Joanna Tokley Personal Materials, and Urban League Business Records. Individual series are arranged according to subject and format.

Source of Acquisition

James Tokley and Joanna Tokley

Method of Acquisition

Donation

Related Materials

Tokley, J., Huse, A. T., University of South Florida Libraries., & University of South Florida. (2003). Joanna Tokley oral history interview. Tampa, Fla: University of South Florida Tampa Library. http://guides.lib.usf.edu/content.php?pid=49131&sid=364838&doi=U23-00138#doi=U23-00138

Tokley, E. J., Williams, N. R., University of South Florida Libraries., & University of South Florida. (2007). James Tokley oral history interview. Tampa, Fla: University of South Florida Tampa Library. http://guides.lib.usf.edu/ohpi#doi=A31-0009

Title
James and Joanna Tokley papers
Author
KA & AH
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USF Libraries - Special Collections Repository

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