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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 (1933-1949). ...
Dates: Created: 1897-2001; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2003

Abispo Verdi papers

Identifier: MS-2006-01
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

Aerial photograph collection

Identifier: A05
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

Al Davis papers

Identifier: MS-2016-03
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

Al Hackett papers

Identifier: H03
Abstract The Al Hackett papers include photographs, correspondence, and selected articles on topics pertaining to Florida's natural environment.
Dates: Created: 1961-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1961-1980

Al Severson photographic collection

Identifier: MS-2003-01
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

Albert Hapner letters

Identifier: H08
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

Alice in Wonderland collection

Identifier: MS-2015-02
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

Alma J. and Edward E. Driskell photograph albums collection

Identifier: D26
Abstract A collection of photographs from the 1950s and 1960s of Tampa and surrounding vicinities.
Dates: Created: 1950-1970

Alma Sarett papers

Identifier: S05
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

Alpha Delta Kappa - Alpha Rho Chapter

Identifier: Z32
Abstract "Teachers in Action"
Dates: Created: 1961-2007

Altrusa International of Tampa Bay, Inc.

Identifier: MS-2019-01
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

Alvin P. Yorkunas papers

Identifier: Y09
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

American Association of University Women (Tampa Branch) records

Identifier: MS-1992-01
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

American Cigar Company Havana Leaf Tobacco Ledgers

Identifier: A13
Abstract A collection of ledgers from the American Cigar Company.
Dates: Created: 1902-1923

American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service records

 Collection — Container: Meeting minutes
Identifier: A40
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

Andrew Oladell papers

Identifier: Z43
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Anglo-Irish Literature Collection

Identifier: A21
Dates: Other: Materials span the 17th-20th Centuries.

Anthony P. "Tony" Pizzo collection

Identifier: MS-1982-01
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

Anthony Zaitz Educational Television Collection

Identifier: Z04
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Antonio Pereira collection

Identifier: P11
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

Archibald Slaymaker Glass Plate Negative Collection

Identifier: S24
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

Armando Mendez papers

Identifier: M33
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

Armwood family papers

Identifier: MS-1991-02
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

Arsenio Sanchez collection

Identifier: S15
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

Asian male nude collection

Identifier: MS-2013-01
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

Athena Society collection

Identifier: A53
Abstract This collection is composed of scrapbooks containing photos and papers related to the Athena Society.
Dates: Created: 1978-2011

Audubon Everglades Science Center Research Materials

Identifier: MS-2016-01
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: Date acquired: 00/00/2016

Audubon Florida records

Identifier: MS-2014-01
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

Audubon Florida's Coastal Island Sanctuary collection

Identifier: MS-2016-02
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