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J. Mason Gray papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1993-03

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the written works of J. Mason Gray along with a few documents relating to the Florida Historical Research Foundation. Also included in the collection are historic photographs of Tampa and Florida in general, negatives, postcards, other assorted images, manuscripts and ephemera of a varying nature.

Dates

  • Created: 1972-1986
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1993

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Biographical or Historical Information

James Mason Gray was born on September 11, 1939 in Tampa, Florida.  A graduate in Business from University of South Florida, Gray would go on to become a leading historical researcher and writer specializing in forgotten military forts. He is the author of "Historical Site Mapping," "An Encyclopedia of Indian Artifact Identification," and "Florida's Forgotten Forts." Gray was also a co-founder and executive director of Florida Historical Research Foundation, Inc. http://www.ncgenweb.us/hoke/aussiejim.html

Note written by Kevin Arms, 2013

Extent

2.59 Linear Feet

8 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A collection of personal documents, writings, photographs and negatives of J. Mason Gray, Florida Historical Site researcher.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by material type: 1. Documents 2. Manuscripts 3. Publications 4. Audio/Visual materials 5. Miscellaneous

Source of Acquisition

James Mason Gray

Method of Acquisition

Donation

Related Publications

Gray, J M. Florida Encyclopedia of Indian Artifact Identification. S.l: s.n., 1988. Print. Gray, James M. Forts of Florida. S.l.: Florida Historical Research Foundation, 1978. Print. Gray, J M. Historical Site Mapping. Tallahassee: Florida Historical Research Foundation, 1978. Print

Title
J. Mason Gray papers
Author
Kevin Arms, 2013
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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