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A Guide to the Frederick Lykes Stringer Papers

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
August 2011


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stringer, Frederick Lykes, b. 1874
Title: Frederick Lykes Stringer Papers
Dates: 1874-1948
Bulk dates: 1910-1948
Abstract: Correspondence, legal documents, notebooks and other papers of Florida judge and politician, Frederick Lykes Stringer.
Extent: 5.5 Linear feet. 13 boxes.
Identification: MS 96
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Frederick Lykes Stringer was born in Brooksville, Florida, in 1974 to Dr. Sheldon Stringer and Margaret Elizabeth Lykes Stringer. He earned a degree in law from the University of Michigan in 1900 and practiced law in Brooksville from 1904 to 1940. He served in the Florida state House of Representatives from 1909 to 1912 and in the state Senate from 1913 to 1915. He also served as Hernando County judge from 1927 to 1941.


Scope and Content

The papers of Frederick Lykes Stringer include his correspondence, legal documents, notebooks and other miscellaneous documents. The correspondence includes some family letters, including a few letters by his father, Dr. Sheldon Stringer. The legal documents include wills, legal briefs, opinions, etc. There also six lecture notebooks on legal topics and a copy of Stringer's thesis from the University of Michigan. The collection spans 1874-1948, but the bulk of the papers date from 1910-1948.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frederick Lykes Stringer Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. Sumner A. Williams.


Contents List

Correspondence and Miscellaneous


Box
1 Correspondence-business, legal, etc. Not Dated
1 Correspondence-family, personal. Not Dated
1 Correspondence-family, personal. Not Dated
1 Correspondence (includes letters of father, Dr. Sheldon Stringer). 1874-1903
1 Correspondence. 1904-1905
2 Correspondence. 1906-1908
2 Correspondence. 1909
2 Correspondence. 1910 Jan-Mar
2 Correspondence. 1910 Apr-Aug
2 Correspondence. 1910 Sep-Dec
2 Correspondence. 1911 Jan-Feb
2 Correspondence. 1911 Mar-Apr
2 Correspondence. 1911 May-Jun
2 Bank Statements, checks, etc.
3 Correspondence. 1911 Jul-Sep
3 Correspondence. 1911 Oct-Dec
3 Correspondence. 1912 Jan-Jun
3 Correspondence. 1912 Jul-Dec
3 Correspondence. 1913
3 Correspondence. 1914 Jan-Jun
4 Correspondence. 1914 Jul-Dec
4 Correspondence. 1915 Jan-Mar
4 Correspondence. 1915 April
4 Correspondence. 1915 May
4 Correspondence. 1915 June
4 Correspondence. 1915 July
4 Correspondence. 1915 Aug-Dec
5 Correspondence. 1916 Jan-Mar
5 Correspondence. 1916 Apr-Dec
5 Correspondence. 1917 Jan-Jul
5 Correspondence. 1917 Aug-Dec
5 Correspondence. 1919
5 Correspondence. 1920 Jan-May
6 Correspondence. 1920 Jun-Dec
6 Correspondence. 1921
6 Correspondence. 1922 Jan-May
6 Correspondence. 1922 Jun-Dec
7 Correspondence. 1923 Jan-Jun
7 Correspondence. 1923 Jul-Dec
7 Correspondence. 1924
7 Correspondence. 1925 Jan-Jun
7 Correspondence. 1925 Jul-Dec
8 Correspondence. 1926 Jan-Jun
8 Correspondence. 1926 Jul-Dec
8 Correspondence. 1927 Jan-Mar
8 Correspondence. 1927 Apr-Dec
8 Correspondence. 1928 Jan-Jun
8 Correspondence. 1928 Jul-Dec
8 Correspondence. 1929 Jan-May
9 Correspondence. 1929 Jun-Dec
9 Correspondence. 1930 Jan-Jun
9 Correspondence. 1930 Jul-Dec
9 Correspondence. 1931
9 Correspondence. 1932-1939
9 Correspondence. 1940-1948
9 Letter fragments. Not Dated


Legal Documents


Box
10 Legal Documents. 1889-1910
10 Legal Documents. 1911
10 Legal Documents. 1912
10 Legal Documents. 1913
10 Legal Documents. 1914
10 Legal Documents. 1915
10 Legal Documents. 1916
10 Legal Documents. 1917
10 Legal Documents. 1918
10 Legal Documents. 1919
10 Legal Documents. 1920
10 Legal Documents. 1921
10 Legal Documents. 1922
10 Legal Documents. 1923
10 Legal Documents. 1924
11 Legal Documents. 1925
11 Legal Documents. 1926
11 Legal Documents. 1927
11 Legal Documents. 1928
11 Legal Documents. 1929
11 Legal Documents. 1930
11 Legal Documents. 1931
11 Legal Documents. 1932
11 Legal Documents. 1933
11 Legal Documents. 1934-1941
11 Legal Documents. Not Dated
12 Legal Documents (unsorted).


Notebooks and Thesis


Box
13 Lecture Notebooks (6) on legal topics.
13 F.L. Stringer Thesis, University of Michigan. 1900


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Florida -- Legislature
Florida -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950
Judges -- Florida



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