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A Guide to the Southern States Lumber Company Records

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
December 2007


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bingham, F. F. (Frasier Franklin), 1872-1953
Title: Southern States Lumber Company Records
Dates: 1925-1927
Abstract: Pamphlets (in one volume) created by F.F. Bingham, an executive officer of the Southern States Lumber Company, describing the areas of Escambia County, Florida.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume.
Identification: PKY 88.003
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Frasier Bingham was born in Yankee Spring, Michigan, in 1872. He was Chief Clerk and assistant manager for Southern States Lumber Company of Pensacola, Florida. He was also an early supporter of the Florida Republican Party, the Masonic Order and Sons of the American Revolution. Bingham died in Pensacola in 1953.


Scope and Content

Six pamphlets (in one volume) surveying areas of Escambia County, most of which were owned by the Southern States Lumber Company. The details are mostly, though not exclusively, about the holdings of the Southern States Lumber Company. F.F. Bingham wrote these six pamphlets over the course of two and a half years. There are a number of good photographs in this ledger that would be useful in studying pre-Depression era Pensacola.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Related or Separated Material

F.F. Bingham Papers, P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History Miscellaneous Manuscripts Box 58.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Southern States Lumber Company Records, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Escambia County (Fla.) -- History.
Pensacola (Fla.) -- History -- 20th century -- Photographs.



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