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Lorida Audubon Collection

 Collection — Container: reports and photographs
Identifier: L38

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

These materials mostly concern the Lorida property, the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve, and Lake Okeechobee from the 1960s to the present.

Dates

  • Created: 1935-2010
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1980-2010
  • Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2016

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Biographical or Historical Information

Audubon Florida obtained the property in Lorida / Kissimmee Prairie in 1980, but wardens had been supervising the site since the 1930s.

Note written by Andy Huse

Extent

7.50 boxes

5 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection is composed of records from Audubon Florida's station at Lorida near Sebring. These include environmental reports, documents concerning conflicts with neighbors and violators, internal correspondence, and information on the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park.

Source of Acquisition

Audubon Society of Florida / Paul Gray

Method of Acquisition

Donation.

Related Materials

Robert Porter Allen Papers, Audubon Florida Records.

Other Descriptive Information

published

Processing Information

Processed
Title
Lorida Audubon Collection
Author
Rachel Thompson
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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