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Florida -- Politics and government -- 20th Century.

Subject Source: Usfspeccol

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick B. Karl papers

Identifier: MS-1994-08

This collection consists of the professional papers of Frederick B. Karl, a Florida Supreme Court Justice and State Senator.

Dates: Created: 1932-1995; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1994

Helen Gordon Davis collection

Identifier: MS-1996-04

A politician, Helen Gordon Davis served in the Florida Legislature from 1974-1992. Long active in civic affairs, she was a charter member of the Hillsborough League of Women Voters and the first woman from Hillsborough County elected to the Florida Legislature.

Dates: Created: 1976-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1976-1992; Other: Date acquired: 01/00/1996

Hillsborough County League of Women Voters collection

Identifier: H17

Documents generated and collected by the Hillsborough County League of Women Voters between 1921 and 1980.

Dates: Created: 1921-1980; Other: Majority of material found within 1960-1975

Hillsborough County Local Government Study Commission collection

Identifier: H18

The collection covers materials used during the 1964 Hillsborough County Local Government Study Commission.

Dates: Created: 1957-1965; Other: Majority of material found in 1957-1965

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

Mary Jane Martinez papers

Identifier: M06

Materials documenting Mary Jane Martinez's tenure as First Lady of Florida during Robert "Bob" Martinez's term in office.

Dates: Created: 1987-1990; Other: Date acquired: 12/00/1990

Pam Iorio collection

Identifier: MS-2006-09

The Pam Iorio collection is made up of memorandums, correspondence, and Hillsborough County development plans and procedures during Iorio's time as the Supervisor of Elections, stretching from the late-1980s to the mid-1990s.

Dates: Other: 1978-

Sam Gibbons collection

Identifier: MS-1996-02
Scope and Contents

Primarily covers his years in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1962-1996.

Dates: Created: 1940-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1996; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1996

T.H.R.O. records

Identifier: T04

This collection contains correspondence and other political papers of the Throw the Hypocritical Rascals Out (T.H.R.O.), which was started by Jack Gargan in 1991 and organized reform-minded Americans together.  Contents of this collection include the national Reform Party's tumultuous transition into the 21st Century, as infighting between Jesse Ventura, Ross Perot, and Patrick Buchanan resulted in the implosion of the party.

Dates: Created: 1974-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1990-1993, 1998-2002

Tom Adams collection

Identifier: MS-1999-01
Scope and Contents

The collection contains speeches by Adams, newspaper clippings, film and audio recordings, correspondence, photographs, newsletters, awards and plaques, as well as campaign signs and other items mostly focused on the period of Adams’s political life when he was most active, the bulk of the materials ending with his lieutenant governorship in 1975.

Dates: Created: 1950-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1962-1974; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1999