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A Guide to the Florida Scientific Club Records

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
March 2005

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Florida Scientific Club (University of Florida)
Title: Florida Scientific Club Records
Dates: 1915-1917
Abstract: Minutes, a constitution, executive committee reports, and list of members of the Florida Scientific Club.
Extent: 0.01 Linear feet. 1 folder.
Identification: Ms Coll. 60
Language(s): English
Online Content Items from this collection have been digitized and are available online in the UF Digital Collections. For more information please see the note below.

Biographical/Historical Note

Founded by Dr. H. S. Davis and Professor C. L. Willoughby, the Florida Scientific Club was open to officers and faculty of the University of Florida. Discussion at monthly meetings concerned recent developments in the fields of biological and chemical sciences. Discussion topics included how to cope with the boll weevil and plant diseases, and the effects of fertilizer, etc. Other club names included the Florida Scientific Association and the Florida Academy of Sciences.

Scope and Content

The records consist of minutes, a constitution, executive committee reports, and a list of club members.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Alternate Form of Material

Digital reproductions of items in this collection are available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Florida Scientific Club Records, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

University of Florida -- Faculty -- History.

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