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Florida -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Charles B. Parkhill Papers

Identifier: P07

A collection of correspondence and other documents from former Florida Supreme Court Justice Charles B. Parkhill.

Dates: Created: 1859-1933; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1991

Donald Brenham "D.B." McKay collection

Identifier: M42
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of materials related to D.B. McKay and his immediate family, but also includes materials from the Gutierrez and Martin families as well. Collection content consists of manuscripts, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, estate papers, architectural plans, diaries, poetry, family papers, correspondence, certificates, awards, photographs, and articles from the Tampa Tribune's "Pioneer Florida," a column edited...
Dates: Created: 1880-1980; Other: Date acquired: 12/13/2010

Ellis Hughes papers

Identifier: MS-1975-01
Abstract The Ellis Hughes papers consist of Hughes' journal, kept during the Second Seminole War, a transcription of his journal entries and miscellaneous material which are housed in one document box and one phase box. The bulk of the documentation falls with the range of the 1830s through the 1840s with the balance of the material covering the 1850s through 1861. The materials principally consist of transcriptions and photocopies of the author's journal during his tour of duty as an Assistant...
Dates: Created: 1813-1866; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1974

Florida historical papers

Identifier: MS-1993-02
Scope and Contents

This collection of documents is an artifical collection of historic materials collected by Special Collections. Included is correspondence, land deeds, finanicals, and assorted documents.

Dates: Other: 1777-1959

Frank L. Snyder collection

Identifier: S35
Scope and Contents The Dr. Frank L. Snyder Collection consists of the materials Dr. Snyder and Helen-Louise Snyder (née Davenport) gathered on Governor William Duval. The collection also consists of Dr. Snyder’s personal papers, library, computer files, photographs, awards, and plaques. The Duval materials, dated roughly from 1802 to 1993, comprise photocopies of research notes, articles, books, computer files, microfilm, and photographs by or about Duval. Dr. Frank L. Snyder’s personal...
Dates: Created: 1802-1993; Other: Date acquired: 08/10/1993

Hampton Dunn collection

Identifier: MS-1981-01
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of syndicated newspaper clippings, ephemera, correspondence, brochures, photographs, and articles written about the various places and people of Florida.

Dates: Created: 1916-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-2002; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1981

J. Allison DeFoor, II papers

Identifier: MS-2005-03
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional and political career of J. Allison DeFoor II. Also in the collection are DeFoor's extensive research files relating to his ancestor, Florida pioneer Odet Philippe [1775 - 1869].

Dates: Created: 1982-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1983-1999

Julia Linebaugh King papers

Identifier: MS-1980-06

The Julia Linebaugh King Papers have materials pertaining to her life including photo albums with pictures and genealogy information about the Linebaugh, Henry, King, and Willeaus families.

Dates: Created: 1890-1980

LeRoy Collins papers

Identifier: MS-1962-01
Scope and Contents The materials comprising the Collins papers range in date from the 1940s to the 1980s, with concentrations in Collins' terms as Governor and materials related to his 1968 unsuccessful Senatorial campaign. The collection consists of 344 manuscript boxes, approximately 200 linear feet of papers which include and are not limited to correspondence files, working papers, reports, campaign research, memoranda and speeches. The collection also includes approximately 35 scrapbooks, memorabilia, and...
Dates: Created: 1945-1993; Other: Majority of material found in 1953-1968; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1962

Martin Michael LaGodna papers

Identifier: MS-2013-05

A collection of personal papers from Martin M. LaGodna, former associate professor of History at USF, and former Assistant Director of the American Association of University Professors, including his Dissertation from Florida State University and personal correspondence.

Dates: Created: 1937-1978

Masaryktown and Beseda Group collection

Identifier: M16

This collection contains writings, photos, correspondence, etc. pertaining to the history of the Masaryktown community in Hernando County.

Dates: Created: 1955-2002

Plant Railway system records

 Collection — Financial records
Identifier: P22
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of the financial and legal documents of the Plant Railway System, including bills of sale, claims, vouchers, deeds, mortgages, reports and a range of assorted documents, dating from 1874 to 1922.

Dates: Created: 1874-1922; Other: Majority of material found in 1878-1900; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1984

Stokes Collection of Florida Plant Railway Photographs

 Collection — Photographs
Identifier: S54

This collection contains photographs taken in Florida in the 1890s by professional photographer C.H. Stokes along the route of the Orange Belt Railway (later the Sanford & St. Petersburg Railway), which became part of the Plant System of Railways. The photos were used by the railway companies to promote tourism and development.

Dates: Created: 1893-1895

Walter P. Fuller papers

 Collection — Manuscripts; correspondence; photographs
Identifier: MS-1987-01
Scope and Contents

Materials consist of correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The collection relates primarily to Fuller's activities as a real estate developer during and after the Florida land boom. Subjects covered include farming, fish, Florida natural history, Florida population and economy, geology, hurricanes, the New Deal, and real estate in Cuba, Levy County, Melbourne, Ocala and Sarasota County.

Dates: Created: 1800-1973; Other: Majority of material found in 1918-1973; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1987