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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 (1933-1949). ...
Dates: Created: 1897-2001; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2003
Abstract Abispo Verdi was the author of several satirical manifestos issued in Ybor City. The manifestos made fun of local corrupt politicians and businessmen, which, while causing a scandal among the targets of the ridicule, found support in the community. The real identity of the author, Albert Knapp, was not revealed till 1987.
Dates: Other: 20th century
Scope and Contents A collection of aerial photographs for Hillsborough, DeSoto, Hardee, and Polk Counties in Florida, and Concho County, Texas from 1938 until 1988.
Dates: Other: 1938-1988
Abstract 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.
Dates: Created: 1960-2011; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2016
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials collected or produced by Al Hackett, including his photography, articles, correspondence, and collection of materials on various topics. These topics mostly focus on Florida life and are particularly focused on nature, wildlife, and the outdoors, but also touch on historic sites and tourism, such as information on lighthouses, forts, and restaurants. Most of the materials consist of articles, either from newspapers and magazines, or from the Florida News...
Dates: Created: 1961-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1961-1980
Abstract A collection of photographs from Al Severson of Burgert Brothers, a commercial photography studio.
Dates: Created: 1924 - 1928; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2003
Abstract Collection consists of holograph letters written by Albert Hapner of Tarpon Springs, Florida to his fiancée Elizabeth H. Chandler in Massachusetts. Most of the letters were about his business affairs and social life in Tarpon Springs.
Dates: Created: 1891-1893; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1998
Abstract Ephemeral materials related to Lewis Carrol's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. Examples of materials include miscellaneous writings, doilies, illustrations, cut-outs, a vinyl record, soap, dexterity games, etc.
Dates: Created: 1900-2013; Other: Date acquired: 05/00/2015
Abstract A collection of photographs from the 1950s and 1960s of Tampa and surrounding vicinities.
Dates: Created: 1950-1970
Collection — Container: Correspondence
Scope and Contents Predominantly correspondence, including greeting cards, letters, postcards and telegrams; also contains photographs of Alma Sarett. The correspondence discusses the annual poetry festival and current trends within the field as well as personal correspondence.
Dates: Created: 1933-1976; Other: Majority of material found in 1956-1976; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1982
Abstract "Teachers in Action"
Dates: Created: 1961-2007
Scope and Contents This collection consists of historical reports, yearbooks, meeting minutes, newsletters, awards, member lists, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Dates: Created: 1950-2016; Other: Date acquired: 05/31/2019
Abstract 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
Abstract A collection of documents and publications from the American Association of University Women Tampa Branch.
Dates: Created: 1917 - 2007; Other: Date acquired: 08/11/1992
Abstract A collection of ledgers from the American Cigar Company.
Dates: Created: 1902-1923
Collection — Container: Meeting minutes
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
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Dates: Other: Materials span the 17th-20th Centuries.
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1824-1994; Other: Date acquired: 10/23/1982
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1915-1988; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1995
Abstract This collection is comprised of glass plate negatives and black and white photographs.The collection is largely family-centric, documenting the home and social life of the Slaymaker family in Virginia's Albemarle County during the years leading up to the Civil War. The collection also includes the typescript of a Slaymaker family history in the 20th century written by Addison Slaymaker, a Tampa resident and the donor of this historic photograph collection.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Abstract The collection consists of the organized materials left behind by Armando Mendez following his research for his book Ciudad De Cigars: West Tampa (1994). The materials cover the tobacco industry and provide information and photographs relating to dozens of factories representing dozens of companies. There are also materials related to West Tampa historic places and people, such as former mayors, schools, and churches.
Dates: Created: 1895-1996; Other: Date acquired: 12/26/2002
Scope and Contents The collection provides a general overview of the Armwood family’s numerous accomplishments and professional and personal activities. Birth, marriage, and death certificates are included as well as photographs, correspondences, legal documents, military service records, newspaper clippings, brochures and other printed materials, diaries, manuscripts, and speeches.
Dates: Created: 1866-1991; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1991
Scope and Contents This collection contains Arsenio M. Sanchez's research files, including photographs and audio/video tapes, predominantly related to West Tampa, the Tampa cigar industry, biography, West Florida, and materials documenting his life and works.
Dates: Created: 1885-2005; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2001
Abstract A collection of materials, including magazines, books, photographs and ephemera, that document the historical rarity of the Asian male nude.
Dates: Created: 1939-2014; Other: Date acquired: 07/00/2013
Abstract This collection is composed of scrapbooks containing photos and papers related to the Athena Society.
Dates: Created: 1978-2011
Collection — Container: Records; correspondence; notebooks; media
Abstract This collection reflects decades of ecological research undertaken by Audubon Florida at the Everglades Science Center in Tavernier, Florida. Boxes 1 and 2 of the collection represent the earlier history of the research center, including the following two studies, primarily conducted by Alexander Sprunt: I. Life Studies of the White-crowned Pigeon in the Florida Keys and the Caribbean; II. Endangered Species Act - Laws, Regulations, Literature. The remaining boxes are comprised of research...
Dates: Created: 1956-1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1998; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2016
Abstract Contains records kept by Audubon Florida and Texas, mostly warden reports on prominent nesting areas. Also included is a collection of glass lantern slides.
Dates: Created: 1900-1970; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/2014
Abstract This collection consists of materials related to the Audubon Society’s Florida Coastal Island Sanctuaries, whose mission is the protection of the great colonial waterbird populations of the Florida coast, and the natural systems that support them. Materials in this collection include reports from wildlife wardens, Florida sanctuaries, Texas sanctuaries, Whiskey Stump, Green Island, Tavernier, and the Florida Keys. Logs and studies in this collection report on bird populations, landscape...
Dates: Created: 1918-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1995; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2016
- Tampa (Fla.) -- History 30
- Tampa (Fla.) 19
- Tampa (Fla.) -- History -- 20th century 16
- Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) 15
- Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) -- History 14
- Florida -- History 13
- Hillsborough County (Fla.) 13
- Florida -- Politics and government 12
- Photographs 12
- Gay culture 10
- Tampa (Fla.) -- Politics and government 10
- Florida -- Politics and government -- 20th Century. 9
- Hillsborough County (Fla.) -- History 9
- Photography 9
- Florida 8
- Cigar industry -- Florida -- Tampa 7
- Gay and lesbian -- Tampa (Fla.) 7
- Letters 7
- Spanish-American War, 1898 7
- Women -- Societies and clubs -- Tampa (Fla.) 7 ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Catalan; Valencian 1
- French 1
- German 1
- Hebrew 1
- University of South Florida 19
- Florida Audubon Society 7
- Special Collections 7
- Anonymous 6
- Centro Asturiano de Tampa 6
- Dunn, Hampton 4
- Florida Historical Society 4
- Florida. Legislature. Senate 4
- National Audubon Society 4
- Centro Español de Tampa 3
- Equality Florida 3
- Florida. Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services. 3
- Florida. Legislature. House of Representatives 3
- Hillsborough County Bar Association 3
- Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute 3
- Tampa Port Authority 3
- Audubon Society 2
- Camp, Paul (Paul Eugen Camp) 2
- Castor, Betty 2
- Circulo Cubano de Tampa 2 ∧ less