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Tampa (Fla.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Armwood Family papers

Identifier: MS-1991-02

Contains records and related materials documenting the professional and personal lives of the Armwood family, a pioneering African American family in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Dates: Created: 1866-1991

Bobby Smith photograph collection

Identifier: MS-2009-01

This collection primarily consists of photographs taken by queer photographer Bobby Smith in the 1950s and 60s. The photos depict scenes of gatherings of queer folks in homes and clubs, giving researchers a rare view of queer life and culture in Florida during the mid-20th century.

Dates: Created: 1945 - 1980

Chapman-Shaw family photographs

Identifier: MS-1989-05
Scope and Contents

A collection of photographs of the Chapman family (Shaw and Wiley) from 1880 until before the advent of the Second World War. Included in the collection are numerous images, negatives, and some documents pertaining to the life of the family when the family lived in Tampa, Florida in the early years of the 20th Century.

Dates: Created: 1880-1944

Daddy Wayne Koons collection of realia and moving images

Identifier: MS-2010-07
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily consists of realia that belonged to Daddy Wayne and moving images pertaining to the El Goya where he worked as a bartender.

Dates: Created: 1980 - 2009; Other: Date acquired: 05/00/2010

Donald L. Bentz collection

Identifier: MS-2006-04
Scope and Contents

Primarily includes organizational records, documents, photographs, and newspaper clippings about the LGBTQ+ community, more generally, as well as organizational records of the Greater Tampa Bay Pride Organization, Inc. Also included are videos and realia associated with the LGBTQ+ community’s activities.

Dates: Created: 1988-2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1990-1999; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2006

Edith "Edie" Daly / Women's Energy Bank collection

Identifier: MS-2006-08

The papers of Edith Daly, a lesbian activist who co-founded the Women's Energy Bank, a group based in Pinellas County that supported progressive political causes and published the monthly newsletter Womyn's Words.

Dates: Created: 1973-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1990-1998; Other: Date acquired: 2006

Ensminger Brothers Spanish-American War Photographs

 Collection — Photographs
Identifier: E06

A collection of photographs taken by the Ensminger Brothers in Florida while soldiers trained before sailing to Cuba to fight in the Spanish American War. The photographs in this collection were later purchased by Sarah Criggal and her sister, who were visiting Florida from Britain.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Florida Ephemera Collection

Identifier: F23

Contains publications related to Tampa, other locations in Florida, and the state as a whole.

Dates: Created: 1905-2011

Graber collection of aerial photography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-1997-02
Scope and Contents

Primarily consists of aerial photograph negatives (4” x 5”; b&w); also includes one box of photographic prints, 7 logbooks (circa 1949- 1963), and one aerial photography camera.

Dates: Created: 1949-1990; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1997

Horizon 2000 plan records

Identifier: MS-2009-08
Scope and Contents

The collection includes renderings of land use plans, mass transit and surface road plans; drainage and sewage plans, public hearing drafts, and notes from public hearings. Some printed items and publications have been removed from the collection and cataloged separately.

Dates: Created: 1964-1989

Jack B. Moore papers

Identifier: M23

Research materials, photographs, interviews, and notes compiled by former USF professor Jack B. Moore.

Dates: Created: 1922-1993; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1975

Julian B. Lane papers

Identifier: MS-2012-06

Former Tampa Mayor, collection consisting of speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings and ephemera. Lane served as mayor begining in 1959 until 1963.

Dates: Created: 1959-1970; Other: Majority of material found in 1962-1963

Louise Heur Schulz collection of Tampa photographs

Identifier: S71
Scope and Contents

One box of primarily black and white photographs of Tampa, including twelve 8” X 10” photos and 31 photos of varying sizes.  Also includes two holograph letters written by Schulz to Leland Hawes.

Dates: Created: 1921 - 1977; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1998

Reverend William Lamb Cassadaga artifacts

Identifier: MS-2003-10

The William L. Lamb Cassadaga artifacts collection consists of materials related to spiritualism and the Lighthouse Church of Truth in Tampa.

Dates: Created: 1915-2008; Other: Date acquired: 02/20/2003

Robert Kerstein collection

Identifier: K35

The collection consists of interviews, reports, news articles, and assorted materials that pertain to the Key West and Tampa Bay areas from the 1900s- 2010s.

Dates: Created: 1860 - 2000

Students Art Club records

Identifier: S55
Scope and Contents

The collection includes some printed programs and catalogs from the club’s shows and exhibitions but is mostly comprised of handwritten meeting minutes, ledgers, and membership rosters.

Dates: Created: 1912-1982

Suncoast Young Authors collection

 Collection — Handmade books
Identifier: S30
Scope and Contents

Collection includes handmade, bound books of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry written and illustrated by elementary school children (grades kindergarten to 5).

Dates: Created: 1984-1993; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1992

William and Edna Hodges collection

Identifier: MS-2013-08

The William and Edna Hodges collection is comprised of materials ranging from photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, playbills, pamplets and miscellaneous documents. These materials mostly document their interests in various theatres and concerts in the Tampa Bay Area, but they also document productions they viewed in New York City and other parts of the United States.

Dates: Created: 1920-1980

Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla records

Identifier: Y02

Collection primarily consists of Gasparilla brochures and programs.

Dates: Created: 1917-2006