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Abbott, Ouida Davis. Speeches and writings, ca. 1920-1955. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Accounting Archives. The Florida Accounting Archives were established in 1971 through gifts made and solicited by Dr. Williard E. Stone, Professor of Accounting, ca. 1960-1980, and Chairman of the Department of Accounting. The collection is composed of twelve manuscript groups relating to the history of accounting.
Adams, James M.. "Pioneering in Cuba" Papers, 1882-1909. Bulk of collection deals with the notes and letters of Adams trip and stay in Cuba during the first American colonization attempt of La Gloria. These letters and notes of his experience would later be put into his book Pioneering in Cuba which also is included. Ms Group 277. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de Los documentos "Pioneros en Cuba" de James M. Adams.]
Alachua County Abstract Company (Gainesville, Fla.). Records, 1874-1930. Business correspondence of the company; tax bills, receipts, and notices concerning lands in Alachua County. Presidents of company: Lindon K. Rawlins, William C. Jackson, Barney R. Colson, Sr., Barney R. Colson, Jr. Gift of Barney R. Colson, Jr. 7 ln.ft.
Alachua County Democratic Executive Committee . Records, 1963-2019. Annual reports, meeting agendas and minutes, announcement and newsletters, newspaper articles and clippings, and other records belonging to the Alachua County Democratic Executive Committee (ACDEC). 1.16 ln.ft. MSS 0520.
Album de la Revolución Cubana 1952-1959. Circa 1959-1960. Children's illustrated album entitled "Álbum de la Revolución Cubana 1952-1959." [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía del Álbum ilustrado para niños titulado "Álbum de la Revolución Cubana 1952-1959".] .02 linear feet. MS Group 305.
Alfredo Sánchez Echeverría Papers on Aureliano Sánchez Arango. 1789-2019 (bulk: 1960-1976). The collection documents the life of Aureliano Sánchez Arango and his son Alfredo Sánchez Echeverría while they were involved in various counterrevolutionary groups to overthrow the government of Fulgencio Batista and Fidel Castro. The collection includes: correspondence, personal and professional documents, photographs, newspapers, clippings, magazines, articles, and audiovisual materials. 10.28 Linear Feet. MSS 0523
Allen, James de Vere. Typescript for Swahili Origins, Circa 1993. Unedited manuscript (electronic version on CD) of Allen's book. MSS 0476.
Alpha Phi Omega. Tau Chapter. Records, 1931-1939. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
American Association of University Professors. University of Florida Chapter. Records, c. 1934-1984. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
American Association of University Women (AAUW). Gainesville, FL Branch. Records, 1927-2016. Branch histories/scrapbooks, directories, newsletters, meeting minutes, and other records from the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Gainesville, Florida Branch. 3.72 Linear Feet. MSS 0367.
American Civil Liberties Union of Florida. Papers, 1955-1996. Correspondence and miscellaneous materials relating to personal liberty, civil rights, crime and criminals, desegregation of schools, and women. 26.36 ln.ft. Ms. 002
American Photo Company Photographs of the Port of Havana Construction. 1910-1912. This collection includes 25 duotone photographs of the construction of the Port of Havana in Cuba. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de las Fotografías de la American Photo Company de la construcción del Puerto de La Habana.]
American Student Union. Correspondence, 1937-1938. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Anderson, Henry W.. Railroad Collection, 1908-1961 (bulk: 1930-1950). This collection is comprised primarily of documents related to the receivership of the Seaboard Air Line Railway from 1930 to 1947 as well as documents related to the reorganization of the Florida East Coast Railway in the 1940s. 11.17 linear feet. MSS 0408.
Anderson, James Nesbitt. Papers, 1885-1911. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Anderson, James Patton. Papers, 1836-1976 (bulk: 1847-1909). Anderson's personal papers, including Civil War battle reports and military and personal correspondence. Also, correspondence to his wife, Etta Adair Anderson, after his death in 1872. 1 ln.ft.
Anderson, John. Papers Relating to Ormond Beach, 1869-1910. Personal papers and correspondence on John Anderson and others (such as William Fagen, J.A Bostrom, and Samuel Anderson) associated with Ormond Beach and Volusia County, Florida. 1 ln.ft.
Andrews, Charles Oscar. Senatorial Papers from terms as member of the Florida Congressional Delagation, 1936-1946. Gift of Mr. Andrews and Senator Spessard L. Holland. 22 ln.ft.
Angas, Tracy L'Engle. Papers, 1892-1986. Personal papers of Jacksonville woman who had careers in theater, broadcasting and lecturing. Contains letters from Zora Neale Hurston and glass slides of the history of fashion. 4 ln.ft. Ms Group 98.
Angas, William Moore and Robert Moore. Business Papers, 1889-1953. Business records and correspondence, primarily created and maintained by William Moore Angas, of several British-owned companies operating in Florida and of Florida companies. The primary companies represented by William Angas include the Land Mortgage Bank of Florida, the Florida Syndicate (succeeded by the Keighley Company), the Indian River Association, the Florida Finance Company and the Hollybrook Company. William's son, Robert Moore Angas, was a Jacksonville civil engineer who conducted his deceased father's business until all transactions were concluded. The collection also includes engineering papers of Robert Angas covering military installations in Florida and South Georgia, including Mayport Naval Reservation and the Jacksonville Naval Air Station.
Anglesey, Arthur Annesley, earl of. Manuscript concerning parliaments, [16??], 1 bound volume. "Published as Part I of The Original institution, power and jurisdiction of parliament," 1707. Ms Group 140.
Angrick II, William P.: Collection of Latin American and Caribbean Stereographs. 1860, circa 1890-1910. Collection of 18 stereograph images showing scenes and views from South American countries, Cuba, Jamaica, and Florida. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de la Colección de Fotografías Estereográficas de Latinoamérica y el Caribe por William P. Angrick II.]
Anniversary Periodicals Collection. Price Library of Judaica. 1896-2009. This unique collection contains periodicals representing over 300 titles from almost thirty countries, offering a glimpse into the Jewish press worldwide throughout the twentieth century. It illustrates a multitude of Jewish political, cultural, and economic voices and the religious, literary, and mundane interests of Jewish readers in various countries. The collection is not representative of the period's Jewish news publications; nevertheless, it introduces readers to the main trends of Jewish journalism in Europe, North and South America, and in Mandatory Palestine and Israel. 205 volumes. UF JUD 0001.
Anonymous Copybook. 1774-1775. Copies of letters (dated 28 September 1774 - 31 July 1775) addressed to the Printer, to Lord North, to the King, etc., signed "An Englishman," "A Friend to the Government," "One Million of Loyal Faithful Englishmen," etc. on topics regarding the church, unrest in America, and other affairs of the day. A digital reproduction of is available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). MSS 0470.
Appledorf, Howard. Papers, 1968-1983. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Architectural Photographs Collection, 1960s-1970s. Architectural photographs collected as part of the Historic American Building Survey (HABS) in the 1960s and 1970s including photographs of sites in Georgia, South Carolina, and Puerto Rico. Non-HABS photographs of European sites in Italy, France, and Greece are also present. 8 linear feet. MSS 0418.
Architecture Educational Collection, 1930-2010. Miscellaneous architectural drawings, particularly of structures in Florida. Ms Group 273.
Archives of Recorded Poetry. Records, 1974-1978. Correspondence, recordings transcripts, and records from Rare Book and Manuscripts project to record Florida poets. Tapes are available in the Department. .62 ln/ft. Ms Group 99.
Arnold, A.S. Photo Album and Diary of a Trip to Jamaica, 1904. Documenting a 1904 trip to Jamaica taken by three New York doctors. Ms Group 272.
Askew, Reubin O'D. Speeches from his term as governor of Florida, 1971-1979. Lawyer, state legislator, and governor of Florida. 2 ln.ft.
Athenaeum Club. Records, 1905-2008. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Austin, Elizabeth S. and Oliver L. Papers, 1933-1967. Ornithological correspondence and manuscripts. 6 ln/ft. Ms Group 51.
Austin, Henry and Hettie. Papers, 1871-1940 (bulk: 1876-1903). Collection of letters by members of the Austin family and newspaper clippings documenting pioneer life in DeLand, Florida.
BACCHUS of the United States, Inc. Records, 1976-2016 (bulk: 1976-1986). Newsletters, administrative records, publications, training materials, and other documents describing the development of BACCHUS (Boost Alcohol Consciousness Concerning the Health of University Students), a student organization founded at the University of Florida in 1976 by Gerardo M. Gonzalez. 3.75 linear feet. Ms Coll. 140.
Bachman, Harold B. - Band Collection. 1916-1972. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Bailey Family. Papers, 1841-1870. Civil War correspondence written by Casermo Bailey, and miscellaneous correspondence and business papers by Bailey family members, including James Bailey and Mary Bailey. Ms 213.
Baker, Maxine E. Papers, 1934-1974. Member, Florida House of Representatives (Dade County). Political and organizational papers of Maxine E. Baker during the years from 1934-1974. 2.5 ln.ft.
Baldwin, Ruth M. Papers, 1938-1990. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Bale, Trevor "Tommy" Collection (Circus). Papers, 1955-1957. Circus performer, animal trainer, acrobat, aerialist, ringmaster and clown. Correspondence, biographical material, and manuscripts pertaining to Bale's autobiography. 1 ln.ft. MSS 0516.
Ball, Edward. Miscellaneous Materials Regarding Edward Ball, 1938-1981. Interviews, articles, clippings, and other material used by Raymond K. Mason and Virginia Harrison in their book about Florida businessman Ed Ball entitled Confusion to the Enemy: A Biography of Edward Ball.
Bannerman, Charles. Papers, 1837-1890. Charles Bannerman owned a plantation near Lake Iamonia in Leon County, Florida. This collection includes a variety of documents and discusses agricultural practices, weather, and family matters before, during, and after the Civil War. 0.4 ln.ft.
Bannister, Turpin Chambers. Papers, 1939-1982. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Barber, Red. Papers, 1925-1992. Scrapbooks, correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, photographs and audio tapes of the famed sports announcer. 19.5 ln/ft. Ms Group 71.
Barcena, Mariano. 1895. Manuscript written by Mariano Barcena entitled "El Hombre Prehistorico en Mexico" (Prehistoric Man in Mexico). MSS 0452.
Bardin, Karl Richardson. Photograph Album, 1896-1966. Photographs depicting the life of Karl Richardson Bardin and his family. 1 Volume (40 leaves). Ms Coll. 105
Baro, Gene. Papers, 1945-1982 (bulk: 1950-1965). Correspondence, writings and other papers created or accumulated by author and museum curator, Gene Baro. Includes correspondence with and about his friend, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. Ms Group 231.
Barradas, Efraín. Collection, 1881-2015. Efraín Barradas was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico in 1947. He is a professor of romance languages and Latin American and Hispanic studies, as well as a literary and art critic. This collection includes Barradas's correspondence, books with inscriptions from notable Latin American authors, artwork from Pedro Pietri, newsletters, and historic documents related to the town of Aguadilla. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de la colección de Efraín Barradas.]
Barradas, Efraín. Mexican and Cuban Film Poster Collection, 1939-2007. Collected and donated by Dr. Ramon A. Figueroa, the collection consists of 378 film posters, lobby cards and window cards.
Barreto y Cardenas, Jose Francisco. Petition to King Ferdinand VII, October 10, 1814. 15 pages (1 folder) Spanish nobleman says that enemies are blocking him from the Countship of Motox. Ms Group 300. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de la petición de José Francisco Barreto y Cárdenas al Rey Fernando VII.]
Bartell, Lillian Schneider - Playbill Collection. 1939-1974. Theatre playbills, primarily for Broadway productions but also for productions off-Broadway and in Florida.
Bartleman, Richard M. Papers, 1890-1893. Memoirs, correspondence, and clippings of a diplomat stationed in Venezuela. 0.5 ln/ft. (1 Box). Ms Group 37.
Barnes, Joseph. Will, 1831. This document is Joseph Barnes's testament; he was a slave-owner in Jamaica in the 1800s. He was born on the year 1765 and died on May 6th, 1829. 0.1 ln/ft. MSS 0459.
Batak Bark Books. Three books hand-made from folded alim tree bark by the people of Batak. Ms Group 93b.
Batista, Fulgencio. Collection of four engraved invitations and related material to celebrate his inauguration for a third term as president of Cuba (1955-1958). Ms Group 127.
Bauer, William. Collection of Architectural Drawings Relating to Jacksonville, circa 1935-1950. Contains 81 architectural drawings created by four prominent Florida architects for the development firm Telfair Stockton and Co., Inc. in the late 1930s and other miscellaneous architectural drawings. .16 linear feet; 1 box (81 drawings). MSS 0377.
Beamer, Elmer G. Papers, 1949-1972 (bulk: 1962-1972). American Institute of Certified Public Accountants correspondence, notes, seminar reports; Committee on Continuing Education correspondence, memos, reports, speeches; American Accounting Association; Beamer speeches; Cleveland Chamber of Commerce Committee on Education. Part of Accounting Archives. 3 boxes. 1.3 feet.
Beaty, Robert C. Papers, 1921-1962. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Bechtel, Louisa Seaman. Papers, 1917-1986. Editor, author, lecturer on children's literature. Manuscripts, correspondence, biographical materials, dairies. 10 boxes; 6 ln. ft. Ms Group 136.
Becker, Raymond Brown. Papers, 1928-1974. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Beebe, Ethel Fairmont. Papers, 1900-1977. Author with pen name of Fairmont Snyder and animal welfare activist. Unpublished manuscripts, correspondence, news clipping, photographs and other material relating to both her literary and animal welfare careers. 8 boxes; 4.5 ln.ft. Ms Group 115.
Belknap Cinema Posters Collection. 1916-2017. The collection contains 397 cinema posters. The majority of the posters are for individual films, with a small portion of the collection devoted to film festivals. The posters span the history of the film industry, from a newspaper insert for the 1916 D.W. Griffith silent epic "Intolerance," to a mini-poster for the 2017 blockbuster hit "Wonder Woman." 27 linear feet. Part of the Belknap Collection for the Performing Arts.
Belknap Playbill and Program Collection. 1787-Present. 148 linear feet. Part of the Belknap Collection for the Performing Arts.
Belknap Theatre Broadside Collection. 1813-1911. Theatre broadsides for performances in the United States and Great Britain. Part of the Belknap Collection for the Performing Arts. 10 folders, 1,184 broadsides.
Bellamy Family. Papers, 1824-1894 (Bulk dates: 1847-1860). The Bellamy Papers contain correspondence between members of the Bellamy family of Jefferson County, Florida. 0.2 ln.ft. Ms 214.
Belling, John. Papers, 1910-1916. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Bennett, Charles E.. Papers, 1903-2001 (bulk: 1949-1992). Congressional papers of U.S. Representative Charles E. Bennett from Florida. 253.5 ln.ft.
Benton, John Robert. Papers, 1905-1925. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Bergen-Belsen Photographs. 1945. Photographs taken following the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany during World War II. 2 boxes. Ms Group 137.
Berner, Lewis. Papers, 1933-1955. Entomologist and professor. Conducted entomological and malaria research in Africa (Accra, Ghana; the Volta River Basin; and, the Shire River, Nyasaland). Photographs, correspondence, field notes, reports, papers for presentations, maps, publications, and postcards. 8 boxes; 3 ln.ft. Ms Group 155.
Beta Theta Pi. Records, 1922-1958. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Bidgood, Lee, Jr. Papers, 1990-2011. Printed copies of newspaper articles and e-mail correspondence from Lee Bidgood, Jr., environmentalist and columnist for the Observer based in New Smyrna Beach, FL. .51 linear feet; 1 Box. MSS 0506.
Bigelow, Gordon E.. Papers, 1960-1985. Correspondence, manuscripts, and other materials created by or related to the professional life of scholar of American Literature Gordon E. Bigelow. .4 linear feet; 1 Box. MSS 0386.
Bill of sale for the coffee plantation La Criolla and its slaves. A manuscript containing the Coffee Plantation, La Criolla's bill of sale and the individual names of its slaves from 1871. MSS 0546. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de la Factura de venta del cafetal La Criolla y sus esclavos.]
Bingham, F. F. (Frasier Franklin) - Southern States Lumber Company. Records, 1925-1927. Pamphlets (in one volume) created by Bingham, an executive officer of the Southern States Lumber Company, describing the areas of Escambia County, FL. PKY 88.003
Birley and Company. Records, 1810-1877. Accounting Records of Charlton Mills, Birley & Co., and Charles MacIntosh & Co. Inventories, ledgers, and correspondence. Part of Accounting Archives. 2 boxes. 0.8 ln.ft.
Black, Robert Lucas. Papers, 1935-1939. Naval stores operator (Palatka, Florida) and state legislator (Gainesville/Alachua County, Florida). Personal, political, and legislative papers of Black, who served in the Florida House of Representatives (1929-1931) and the Florida Senate (1935-1939). 1 ln.ft.
Black Student Union at the University of Florida. Records, 1974-2010. Contains the correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, history of, and budget and financial information of the Black Student Union at the University of Florida. Also includes information on events and programming put on by the Black Student Union. 5 ln.ft. MS Coll. 147.
Blake, T. Papers [Commonplace book, 1775-1824, entitled "Miscellanies"].  leaves. 7 loose pages. Copies of poetry and prose, epitaphs, anecdotes, etc. Includes numerous references to the area of Bath, England. Some items are signed "T. Blake." Ms. Group 126.
Blanding, Abram Ormsbee. Papers, 1845-1881. Diaries, ledgers, daybooks, memorandum, family correspondence, and essays of Abram Ormsbee Blanding, M.D., New England physician and Florida farmer. 1 ln.ft.
Blanding, Albert Hazen. Papers, 1888-1961. Albert Blanding's papers span much of his life in Florida, in both military service and in civilian life. Blanding was a General in the National Guard as well as a member of the Florida Board of Control and State Plant Board of Florida. 2.25 ln.ft.
Block, Edgar S. Papers, 1919-1966. Author, German immigrant. Typescripts and correspondence re: The American Muse and other writings. 1.5 ln.ft. MS Group 19.
Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich. Lecture transcripts, 1804-1805. Transcripts of lectures by scientist Johann Friedrich Blumenbach on natural history. Ms Group 138.
Bonaparte, Napoleon. 100th Anniversary Scrapbooks, 1809-1914 (bulk: 1894-1914). Scrapbooks commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Napoleonic Era, including the dedication of monuments to the Battle of Waterloo, the Battle of Jemappes, and the Victor Hugo Monument at Waterloo. 8 volumes. MSS 0456.
Bond of solidarity with the nation of Cuba. Circa 1986. ScThis collection consists of two bonds issued by the Movimiento Puertorriqueño de Solidaridad con el Pueblo Cubano (Puerto Rican Movement for Solidarity with the Cuban Nation). The bonds, one with a value of $50 and the other of $100, represent the possessor's solidarity with the people of Cuba. The bonds are a representation of the possessor's support for the people of Cuba. .01 Linear Feet. 1 folder (2 pages). MSS 0533.
Bone, Elmer Harvey. Photograph Collection. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Borowsky, Lisa von. Collection, 1922-1987. Album of photos taken by Borowsky at the Chinsegut Hill Estate and Sanctuary and a notebook of photos of her and other memorabilia of her life. 1.25 ln.ft. 2 Boxes. Ms Group 154.
Bowen, Robert, O. Papers, 1948-1967. Manuscripts and correspondence. Writer and professor of creative writing. 18 boxes; 9 ln.ft. Ms Group 13.
Bowles, Richard W. Manuscript music, 1969. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Boyd Family. Papers, 1830-1916. Business, personal, and legal correspondence of the Boyd family of Palatka, Florida, including a receipt book of the Boyd and Monroe timber firm, Mary E. Boyd's land claim correspondence with the state, her personal account of an 1862 Civil War gunboat incident in Palatka, and her informal autobiography. 0.4 ln.ft.
Bradford, Ralph. Papers, 1943-1978. Typescripts, galleys, etc. re: The Freeman and other publications. 1.0 ln.ft. MS Group 72.
Brady, Marna V. Papers, 1908-1984. Scrapbooks, photographs, and miscellaneous papers of the first Dean of Women at the University of Florida. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Braga Brothers. Records, 1860-1984 (bulk: 1895-1970). Business records of the Czarnikow-Rionda Company and its affiliates. The collection documents the development of the Cuban sugar industry from the 1870s to 1960. 375 linear feet.
Brandt and Brandt. Papers Related to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, 1932-1974. Correspondence of the Brandt and Brandt literary agency pertaining to author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. 5 boxes. MS Group 246.
Bristol, Lucius Moody. Papers, 1940-1946. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Brooking, Laura Mabel. Collection, 1906-1969. Photos, publications, and artifacts related to the Panama Canal Zone primarily during the time of its construction. 1 box. MS Group 172.
Broward, Napoleon Bonaparte. Papers, 1879-1918. River boat captain, state legislator, and governor of Florida. Correspondence and legal papers. Gift of Miss Elsie Douglas and Mr. Napoleon B. Broward, son of the governor. 10.75 ln.ft.
Broward, Robert C.. Collection, 1932-2018. Personal papers, correspondence, awards, office records, project files, photographs, slides, drawings, presentation boards, models, and magazine and journal articles belonging to distinguished Jacksonville, Florida architect and author, Robert C. Broward, who through the course of his 61 year professional career designed more than 500 projects. Broward also served as an adjunct professor of design at the University of Florida. 56.25 linear feet. MSS 0512.
Brown, Everett, C. Collection, 1919-1921. Brown was an engineer and surveyor for the United Fruit Company and worked in Cuba and Costa Rica. 105 items.[The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de la correspondencia de Everett C. Brown.]
Bryant, Farris. Papers, 1942-1977. Governor, 1961-1964. Correspondence, with an emphasis on the Florida Legislative, gubernatorial elections in 1956 and 1960, and his career in the Federal Office of Emergency Planning. 26.5 ln.ft.
Buffett, Jimmy. Papers, 1975-1993. Manuscripts, drafts and galleys of books written by Jimmy Buffett, accompanied by notes and related correspondence. MS Group 105.
Bulger, Peggy. Collection on Stetson Kennedy, 1940-2016 (bulk: 1991-2016). Primarily Bulger's research and interviews supplying the information for her dissertation and published work on the activist, writer, and folklorist Stetson Kennedy. 3.04 linear feet. MSS 0497.
Burke, J. Herbert. Papers, 1966-1996. Correspondence, biographical information, speeches, campaign materials, legislative papers, and photographs of Representative Burke of Florida. 5.5 ln.ft.
Burt, Al. Papers, 1948-2009 (Bulk: 1961-2007). Subject files, background notes, interviews, talks, and copies of articles and columns from the noted Miami Herald journalist Al Burt, author of Becalmed in the Mullet Latitudes, Al Burt?s Florida, Tropic of Cracker, and other works. 22 ln.ft.
Business Letters Describing Cuba Financial Market. 1867-1871. Correspondence from agents in Cuba reporting on business and market conditions to merchants in Portland, Maine. 3 folders. MS Group 176. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de las Cartas de negocios describiendo el mercado financiero en Cuba.]
Caldwell, Millard Fillmore. Papers, 1938-1950. U.S. Representative, 1933-1941; Governor of Florida, 1945-1949; and Florida Supreme Court justice, 1962-1969. Correspondence (1947-1950) relating to the establishment of the Regional Council for Education; material on the Florida gubernatorial campaign of 1944; and speeches delivered by Caldwell (1942-1948). Gift of Caldwell. 5 ln.ft.
Calendar Collection. Price Library of Judaica. 1946-2017 (bulk: 1950-1973). The items included sample the rich variety in genre and form of the Hebrew calendar and demonstrate the role of time keeping in Jewish cultures throughout the ages. .41 linear feet. UF JUD 0002.
Campbell, Bob. Papers, 1948-2011. Bob Campbell is best known for his success encouraging and filming the first peaceful close encounters between a human and mountain gorillas, as part of Dian Fossey's conservation and primatology field research at the Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda, Central Africa. The bulk of the collection is Bob Campbell's professional photographic work, primarily on the subjects of African wildlife and orchids, with an emphasis on East African species.
Campbell, John George Truscott. British Patent Document Issued to John George Truscott Campbell for "Improvements In Propelling Vessels," 1841 June 17. British patent document issued to John George Truscott Campbell for "Improvements In Propelling Vessels." A round tin container houses the large double-sided yellow wax seal which is attached to the document by red cords. .16 linear feet. MSS 0515.
Campos, Michelle. Research Collection on Zionist Women Organizations, 1997. The collection includes documents collected and photocopied at the Central Zionist Archives in Jerusalem in fall of 1997. They pertain to the early 20th-century history of Zionist women, mostly from Germany and include correspondence, protocols, newspaper clippings, and excerpts from published books. 1 ln.ft. MSS 0574.
Camus, Albert: Raymond Gay-Crosier Collection. 1926-2015. Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a French philosopher, author, playwright, and journalist. He obtained a degree in philosophy from the University of Algiers in 1935. Collector Raymond Gay-Crosier is a professor at the University of Florida, primarily focused on 20th-century French literature. This collection includes correspondence, typescripts, audio recordings, and legal documents regarding the case of Catherine Camus versus Drouot.
Canney, Robert "Bob". Collection. Papers of social activist Canney, primarily related to his trial and imprisonment following a 1970 anti-war demonstration in St. Petersburg, Florida. Gift of Connie Canney. 2.5 ln.ft.
Cantrell, Bessie L.. Collection. Collection of letters Bessie Cantrell had received from Israeli Prime Ministers Golda Meir and Menachem Begin and Minister of Defence Moshe Dayan. .21 ln.ft. MSS 0430.
Capron, Louis Bishop. Papers, 1913-1971. Personal correspondence, fiction and nonfiction manuscripts, and photographs of this children's author and amateur ethnographer of the Florida Seminole and Miccosukee Indians. Most of the materials pertain to Capron's interest in and friendship with the Seminoles. 2.5 ln.ft.
Carleton, William Graves. Papers, 1918-1982. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Carlstrom Airfield World War I. Photographs, 1917. Photographs of Carlstrom Airfield in Arcadia Florida taken by either Lieutenant W.L.G. Smith, officer in charge of the photography section at Carlstrom, or Sergeant Thomas O'Connor, who trained under Smith in aerial photography. .21 ln.ft. MSS 0567.
Carlton, Doyle. Campaign Scrapbook, 1960. Newspaper clippings collected by an aide to Doyle Carlton, Pat Dodson, during Carlton's 1960 campaign. PKY 88.014
Caribbean and West Indies Cruise Trip. Photograph Album, 1935 February 3-14. Photographic album containing photographs taken during a cruise trip aboard the S. S. Rotterdam while sailing through the Caribbean and the West Indies in 1935. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de la Álbum fotográfico de un viaje en crucero a través del Caribe y las Antillas.]
Carpenter, Leonard (Collector). Panama Canal Collection, 1887-1973 (bulk: 1914-1929). Photographs, publications, artifacts, and documents related to construction of the Panamal Canal. 0.4 ln.ft. MS Group 169.
Carr, Archie Fairly. Papers, 1907-1987. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Carr, Archie Fairly. Supplemental Papers, 1938-1987. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Carr, Robert Spencer. Papers, 1927-1948. Typescripts of Rampant Age, Bells of St. Ivan's, and The Room Beyond. 1 ln.ft. Ms Group 60.
"Carter of Canada" (attributed) Collection of Photographs. 1890-1898. This collection houses over 50 photographs of Gainesville families in front of their homes in the 1890s. Most of the works are noted to be by "Carter of Canada." Though no further designation of the photographer is given, it is likely to be William Webster Carter of Ontario, Canada.
Carter, Gwendolen M.. Collection, 1932-1991. Comprised of Gwendolen Carter's research and personal files, predominantly related to her research of South Africa and southern Africa during the 1970s and 1980s. 14 boxes; 5.5 ln.ft. Ms Group 193.
Cartoon History of the Spanish American War.. 1898. This scrapbook made by Blanche S. Crawford is a compilation of political cartoons pertaining to the Spanish-American War published in American newspapers in 1898.0.14 ln.ft. MSS 0541. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía del Álbum de caricaturas de la historia de la Guerra Hispano-Cubano-Norteamericana.]
Cary, Austin. Papers, 1905-1936. Forester and logging engineer. Papers relating to forestry, naval stores, and the turpentine industry. Finding aid in the repository prepared by the Florida Historical Records Survey. Gift of Cary estate through UF School of Forestry, 1936. 6 ln.ft.
Cary, Samuel. Letterbook for the Simon Plantation, St. Kitts, 1765-1772. Documenting accounts, slaves, and activities of the plantation in the West Indies. 1 ln.ft. MS Group 166.
Casasola, Agustín Víctor. Photos of the Mexican Revolution, Circa 1914. Two photos embossed with the seal of the renowned photographic studio of Agustín Víctor Casasola. Through his photos, Casasola documented visually the Mexican Revolution. 2 items. Ms. Group 313. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de las Fotografías de la Revolución Mexicana por Agustín V. Casasola.]
Catechisms and Sermons by Jesuit Priests in Bolivia, 1649. In Spanish and Aymara languages. Ms Group 139.
Catholic Parishes of Florida, Histories. Responses to a form letter circulated by Michael V. Gannon in 1965 to the several Catholic parishes of Florida, designed to elicit historical information. Arranged alphabetically by name of the community in which the parish is located: Apalachicola-Zephyrhills. Gift of Dr. Gannon. 2 ln.ft.
Ceballos, Juan M. Business Letters, 1855 August 22-1856 December 3. Collection of business letters that deal with the affairs of Juan M. Ceballos's company. .01 linear feet. MSS 0406.[The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de la correspondencia relacionada a los negocios de Juan M. Ceballos.]
Certificate of Citizenship of Eusebio Salsamendi Lasheras 1940 April 11. This document is the certificate of citizenship for Eusebio Salsamendi Lasheras, who is a single male student born on July 11, 1924 in Barcelona. 0.01 Linear Feet. 1 folder. MSS 0536.
Chambers, Raymond J. Papers, 1963-1973. Professor of Accounting, University of Sidney. Bibliography of works, typescripts of accounting articles. 1 box. Part of Accounting Archives.
Chappell, William V., Jr. Congressional papers, 1969-1988. William V. Chappell, Jr. served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Florida's 4th congressional district from 1969 to 1989. He was defeated in his 1988 reelection campaign and died in Bethesda, Maryland on March 30, 1989. This collection documents Chappell's congressional tenure.
Charles IV, King of Spain. Real Cedula to Cuba. An official copy of a real cedula expressing the King of Spain's displeasure toward interracial marriages in Cuba. MS Group 302. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de la Real Cédula del Rey de España Carlos IV a Cuba.]
Charles, Reuben. Papers, 1810-1843. Papers dealing with the operation of Moses Levy's Pilgrimage Plantation, managed by Reuben Charles. 0.4 ln.ft.
Chase Collection. 1871-1984 (Bulk dates: 1884-1984). Business records of Chase and Company and affiliates, as well as the personal correspondence of members of the Chase Family and family genealogical records. 100 ln.ft.
Chávez, Ernesto. Collection, 1908-2003 (Bulk dates: 1955-1960). Ernesto Chávez Álvarez (b. 1942) is a Cuban writer and scholar who worked as a rural teacher during the early years of revolutionary regime. This collection documents events and subversive movements in Cuba, Chávez's own experience as a voluntary and rural teacher, and research he conducted on the Cuban War of Independence. It also includes collections created by his friends which shed light on life in Cuba during the twentieth century. Significant items in this collection include a rare collection of zines and periodicals, and photographs depicting various social and political scenes. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Colección de Ernesto Chávez.]
Chi Phi. Miscellany. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Child, Graham and Brian African Wildlife and Range Management Collection, 1909-2004 (Bulk: 1960-2004). Includes reports, correspondences, maps, charts, related literature, and documents relating to the development, implementation and assessment of multiple wildlife programs and initiatives. Dr. Graham Child was active from the late 1950s onwards and his son, Brian Child, began his academic work in the 1980s. Both Graham and Brian work extensively in Zimbabwe (known as Rhodesia pre-1980), although the collection contains extensive material about Zambia, Botswana as well as research consultancies throughout the world. Ms Group 291.
Childre, Winnie. Papers, 1970-71. Gainesville, Florida poet. Typescript of Highlights and Shadows, and correspondence with Hugo Black, George C. Wallace and others. 0.5 ln.ft. (1 Box). Ms Group 58.
Chiles, Lawton M., Jr.. Senate Collection, 1958-1988 (Bulk: 1971-1988). Lawton Chiles, Jr. (1930-1999) was a Democratic politician who served in the Florida state legislature and the U.S. Senate. He served three terms in the Senate before retiring. He later ran for and won the Florida Governor's seat where he served until his death. Chiles is most known for his work on government reform (Government in the Sunshine Act) and environmental concerns (Big Cypress National Preserve, phosphate mining in Osceola National Forest), as well as being a strong advocate for youth and the elderly. The Lawton Chiles Senate Collection documents his election to the U.S. Senate in 1970 and his subsequent 18 years in Congress. Records of his state legislative work and any positions after his retirement from the Senate are largely absent from this collection.
Chinese Indentured Workers in Cuba Contracts. 1861-1878. The collection houses 30 Cuban contracts spanning from 1861 to 1878 for Chinese indentured workers. The collection also includes one identification card of an enslaved man from Macau, China, and two lists of Chinese laborers sent from China to Cuba. The contracts hail from different parts of Cuba and include personal information about the workers as well as information regarding the conditions of the contract and special provisions. This collection offers a glimpse into the changing nature of labor in Cuba in the 1860s and surrounding years. MSS 0359.[The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Colección de los contratos de trabajadores chinos en Cuba.]
Christian, Floyd T. Speeches, 1965-1972. Education. - Speeches made during Christian's tenure as Florida Superintendent of Public Instruction/Commissioner of Education (1965-1974). 1.75 ln.ft.
Chung, Kai Lai. Papers, 1933-2004 (bulk: 1946-2004). Correspondence, journal and notebooks of mathematician Kai Lai Chung. Ms Group 284.
Cinema - African American. Over 300 pressbooks (illustrated campaign and advertising catalogs sent to theatre owners), press kits (media packages including biographies, promotional essays and illustrations), programs and over 1000 photographs and slides. The period of "Blacksploitation" or "Blaxploitation" in the late 1960s and 70s is a major area covered. 10 boxes.
Cinema - Miscellaneous Material. Programs, ephemera, pamphlets, handbills, magazines, and books.
Cinema - Pressbooks (Oversize). Oversize pressbooks, 1931-1970.
Cinema - Programs and Promotional Material. Press packets, handbills, programs, postcards, order forms, advertisements, press releases, and other publicity material. 5 boxes.
Cinema - Programs (Oversize). Programs, books, and ephemera. 1 box.
Circular regarding trade relations between the United States and Cuba.1834. Circular regarding trade relations between the United States and Cuba.0.01 Linear Feet. 1 folder. MSS 0552.
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.). Records, 1934-1936. Publications and newsletters and some correspondence from Florida camps of the CCC. 1 ln.ft.
Clark, Elmer Banks. Scrapbook, 1930-1937. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Clark, Morita Mason. Note Cards, 1947. Note cards used by Morita Mason Clark for her thesis, "The Development of the Citrus Industry in Florida before 1895."
Claxton, Robert: Climatology Collection. 1974-2000. Bob Claxton was a professor at West Georgia College, with a teaching and research focus on Latin America and the Environment, as well as an author of numerous articles and books. This subject collection focuses on climatology in Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean, with a particular focus on climate change, drought, and other extreme or disastrous weather events.
Clinch, Duncan Lamont.. Family papers, 1804-1904. Letters, legal documents, wills, and newspaper clippings pertaining to General Duncan Lamont Clinch and family. 0.4 ln.ft.
Cocteau, Jean. Letters, 1912-1958 (bulk: 1912-1925). Letters written by Jean Cocteau to Madeleine Le Chevrel, Henri Sarguet, and others. Also includes a poem. Part of Miscellaneous Papers of French Authors. Ms Group 41b.
Cohen, Ronald. Papers, 1950-1996. Anthropologist and ethnographer. Field notes, writings, correspondence, and other research related to Nigeria. 9.25 ln.ft. Ms Group 142.
Colegio "La Milagrosa" arts and crafts album. Circa 1902-1960. An album containing cross-stitch and crochet samples made by a student of "Colegio La Milagrosa". MSS 0540. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía del Álbum de trabajos manuales del Colegio "La Milagrosa".]
Companhia de Diamantes de Angola Photographs. 1962. 22 photographs of the Companhia de Diamantes de Angola's operations. MSS 0475.
Composers - Robert Strassberg Collection on Ernest Bloch. Research material gathered by the noted educator, composer, conductor and musicologist, Dr. Robert Strassburg (1915-2003), focusing on the career and life of composer Ernest Bloch (1880-1959). 17 boxes.
Contract of agreement to charter the American brig Jennie Phinney. 1879 January 23. In this contract the shipbroker, Edward A. Sánchez details the specifications of the Jennie Phinney brig, including its capacities and when and where it was built. 0.01 Linear Feet. 1 folder. MSS 0543.
Conversation Collection. 1976-1986. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Cooper, Ray and Cary. Science Collection, 1860-2005. The Ray and Cary Cooper Science Collection consists of books, journals, clippings, photographs, correspondence, and signatures from prominent figures in the history of science (aeronautics, chemistry, physics, technology), and the development of the atomic bomb. Materials in the collection cover the latter half of the 19th and early 20th centuries. .41 linear feet. MSS 0490.
Cosby, E. A. Collection, 1936-2010. The E. A. Cosby Collection dates from 1936 to 2010 and contains the papers of Dr. Edgar Allen Cosby, a dentist, University of Florida Professor, amateur photographer, and prominent member of Gainesville's African-American Community. The collection includes materials documenting his professional life as a dentist, his activities in the Gainesville community, personal and family life, involvement with the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, and numerous photographs (including prints, negatives, slides, and scrapbooks). 11.4 linear feet. MSS 0378.
Covey, Suzy: General Comic Book Collection, 1948-2014. A representative sampling of popular comic books (various titles, publishers and genres) from the late 1940s through 2014. 14,677 comic books.
Craven, Roy C., Jr.: Photograph Collection, 1962-1994. Roy C. Craven, Jr. (1924-1996) served as the first director of the UF Gallery. This collection documents Craven's wide-ranging interests in art and culture and highlights the work he did in collecting art and crafting exhibits for the gallery. The collection consists of photographic prints, negatives, and slides featuring images from sites throughout the Americas, India, Indonesia, Europe, and Africa.
Creative Writing Collection. A collection of more than 300 manuscripts and proof copies by approximately 130 authors, intended to show various stages of the creative writing process. The most extensively represented authors are Taylor Caldwell (10 titles) and Pat Frank (6 titles). Other writers include Ernest Hemingway, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, James Branch Cabell, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Donald Justice. Individual titles are included in the UF Libraries' catalog. 30 ln.ft.
Cresap, Ida. Papers, 1930-1962. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Crist, Raymond E. Papers, 1929-1970. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Croker, John Wilson. Papers, 1808-1857. British statesman, author, critic. Correspondence. 1.5 ln.ft. Ms Group 20.
Crom, Theodore R. "Ted". Papers, 1970-1989. Research material for his books on horological tools. 2 ln.ft. Ms Group 96.
Crosbie, William. Estate Papers, 1792-1816. Correspondence concerning Crosbie's plantations in Antigua. 0.4 ln.ft. Ms Group 228.
Crosby, Platt Hiram Papers, 1821-1869. Correspondence, writings, and other materials created by Platt Hiram Crosby while living in Peru, primarily pertaining to Peruvian and South American history. 0.5 ln.ft. Ms Group 208.
Cross Creek Trial (Cason vs. Baskin). Papers, 1938-1949. Correspondence and legal papers pertaining to the Cross Creek Trial involving author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (including papers of her attorney, Phil May). 3.33 ln.ft. Ms Group 33.
Crown, David. Holocaust Print Collection, 1986-2013. Artist David Crown worked across various media and was the Founder and Director of the International Mezzotint Society. This collection consists of a series of Crown's prints, titled In My Lifetime, which depicts various themes and scenes of the Holocaust. Additional prints, sketches, original etched copper printing plates, and documents are also included.
Crumbie, Frank R. Papers, 1926-1931. Customs inspector, Haiti. Letters, notes, photos relating to West Indies. 4.0 ln.ft. Ms Group 14.
Cruzat, Heloise H.. Papers, 1788-1848. Typescripts of original business papers of the Indian trading houses Panton, Leslie & Company and John Forbes & Company. Cruzat was a descendant of entrepreneur John Innerarity. Other typescripts of these documents are held by the Florida Historical Society. See also: Greenslade, Marie Taylor. 2.5 ln.ft.
Cuba en 1925 Photograph Album. Circa 1925. Album entitled "Cuba en 1925, Commandante M. Gajate," featuring hundreds of photographs of people and places in Cuba. Ms Group 216. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía del Álbum de fotografías Cuba en 1925.]
Cuban-American Land and Lumber Corporation Papers. 1920-1925. This collection includes 12 letters and documents (20 folios), a map, and one photograph related to the Cuban-American Land and Lumber Corporation's business in Cuba, specifically the timber and lumber market. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Colección de cartas y documentos relativos a la Compañía Cuban-American Land and Lumber.]
Cuban bulletin covering the resignation of President Manuel Urrutia Lleó and other currents events. 1959 July 25. The publication highlights the nation's growth since the Cuban Revolution and documents important historical moments, including the resignation of President Manuel Urrutia Lleó. 0.01 Linear Feet. 1 folder. MSS 0535.
Cuban Slave Death Certificates and Burial Letters Collection. 1852-1898 (Bulk: 1860s-1870s). The collection, which spans the second half of the nineteenth century, includes 28 documents. Some are letters of slave owners to the priest of the church of Montserrat in La Habana, Cuba; others are death certificates of slaves, runaway slaves, and free persons of color issued by the Real Hospital de Caridad de San Felipe y Santiago. 1 folder. MSS 0397. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Colección de los certificados de defunción de esclavos en Cuba y las cartas de solicitud de entierros.]
Cuban Slave Insurance Collection. 1855-1878. Seventeen documents pertaining to insurance for slaves in Cuba. MS Group 268. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Colección de las pólizas de seguros sobre la vida de los esclavos cubanos.]
Cuban Sugar Workers and Sugar Mills Photographs (by Arnold Eagle). circa 1950-1960. Group of 11 photographs, 5 negatives, and 6 prints taken by Arnold Eagle detailing views of sugar mills, workers and life in the countryside of Cuba. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de la Colección de fotografías de trabajadores e ingenios azucareros cubanos.]
Cubberly, Frederick C. Papers, 1906-1929. Includes Cubberly's research on Florida history as well as documents and correspondence from peonage cases he was involved in while he was the United States Attorney for the North West District of Florida. 0.2 ln.ft.
Culpepper, J. Broward (John Broward). Papers, 1941-1968. Educator, and chancellor, State University System of Florida. Miscellaneous papers relating to higher education in Florida, and the state universities in particular. 12 ln.ft.
Cunningham Funeral Home (Ocala, FL). Records, 1950-1994. Burial records, photographs, cemetery maps, funeral service programs, and minutes from the Florida Morticians Association Inc. 6 l.f. MSS 0563.
Cust, Maria Adelaide. Journal, 1860-1864. Wife of Robert Needham Cust and mother of Albinia Cust Wherry. Journal of her life in India, where she died January 17, 1864. Ms Group 134.
Dauer, Manning Julian. Papers, 1900-1987. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Davenport, William. Papers, 1835-1842. U.S. Army officer. Native of North Carolina. Two small pocket diaries and personal and official correspondence of Davenport, who saw service in Florida during the Second Seminole War. Purchase. 1 ln.ft.
Davis, George Kelso. Papers, 1943-1980. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Davis, John Henry. Papers, 1940-1974. Miscellaneous reports, documents, and correspondence relating to the feasibility of constructing a canal across the Florida peninsula. Botanist, university professor, and consultant to Canal Authority of the State of Florida. Gift of Davis. 1.5 ln.ft.
Davis, Thomas Frederick. Papers, 1910-1946. Historian of Jacksonville/Duval County, Florida region. Notes, typescripts, correspondence, and photographs. 4 ln.ft.
DeBruyn, John William. Instructional materials, 1930-1955. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Deevey, Edward S. Papers, 1924-1988. Correspondence, field notes, publications, research proposals, and other papers of limnologist and educator, Edward S. Deevey. 17 ln.ft. Ms Group 239.
DeGrove, John M.. Papers, 1937-2007 (bulk dates: 1990-2007). Publications, correspondence, research materials and other papers of John M. DeGrove, an educator and prominent authority in growth management, politics, planning, public administration, natural resources, and land management. 39.25 ln.ft.
De Acuña y Cabrera, Antonio. Papers, 1522-1647. This collection consists of twelve manuscript documents bound in a single volume detailing the military career of don Antonio de Acuña y Cabrera, a Spanish infantry captain. All twelve documents are written in Spanish and reference events from 1522 to 1647. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía a los Documentos de don Antonio de Acuña y Cabrera.] .01 lf. MSS 0458.
De Mey van Streefkerk Family. Papers, 1725-1830. Reproductions of letters and other documents pertaining to the sugar plantations operated by the De Mey van Streefkerk family in the Dutch colony of Surinam in the West Indies. Ms Group 81b.
Denishawn. Dance Collection, Circa 1900-2013 (bulk: 1900-1972). Collection of letters, photographs, programs, posters, monographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, etc. pertaining to the professional and private lives of modern dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn and associates. 12.5 ln.ft. MS Group 325.
DePol, John. Collection, 1947-2001. Copies of engravings, prints, and illustrations by John DePol. Includes articles about the artist, correspondence, publications, notes, exhibition materials, and ephemera. 0.4 ln.ft. Ms Group 180.
Deren, Maya: Collection of Haitian Vodou Recordings. 1947-1954. Recordings of Vodou ceremonies made by Maya Deren during her trips to Haiti.
Derscheid, J. M.: Collection of materials on Rwanda and Burundi. 1880-1940. This collection comes from a set of microfilm reels of the original materials and includes approximately 2,500 items. This collection has been digitized and is available online in the UF Digital Collections.
de Tapia, Lope. 1639. A document written by Lope de Tapia, regarding the service of Don Diego Luis Riano y Menesses in Cuba. Ms Group 215. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía del documento de Lope de Tapia sobre Don Diego Luis Riaño y Menesses.]
DeVane, Albert. Collection, 1950-1966. A portion of the papers and photographs of a historian who focused his life on Seminole Indian culture, particularly the Seminole Indians from the Brighton Reservation. Ms 212.
Diddley, Bo (Ellas B. McDaniel). Collection, 1957-2009 (Bulk: 1980-2007). Publications, correspondence, contracts, concert posters, tour itineraries, lyrics, albums, photographs, awards, instruments, clothes, and artifacts belonging to American R&B singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer, Bo Diddley (Ellas McDaniel), who played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll. 25 linear feet. MSS 0409.
Diettrich, Sigismond deRudesheim. Papers, 1933-1959. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Document Regarding Financial and Property Transactions of the Convento de San Francisco in Havana, Cuba. 1844. Document describing transactions of money and land between various individuals and the Convento de San Francisco in Havana, Cuba. Ms Group 303. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de los Documentos sobre las transacciones financieras y de propiedad del Convento de San Francisco en La Habana, Cuba.]
Dodd, Mead Contract Collection, 1872-1984. The publisher, Dodd, Mead, and Company, was founded by Moses W. Dodd and John S. Taylor in New York City in 1839 as the firm Taylor and Dodd. Over the years, the firm leadership changed and the name evolved along with it, becoming M. W. Dodd in 1840, Dodd and Mead in 1870, and, finally, Dodd, Mead and Company in 1876. The company ceased operations 1990. The collection consists of publishing contracts and similar agreements, as well as correspondence regarding publishing and negotiating reprints and new editions.
Dominican Republic Settlement Association (DORSA). Anniversary Scrapbook and Photographs, 1941-1947. A scrapbook commemorating the 1st Anniversary of the founding of a Jewish refugee settlement at Sousa, in the Dominican Republic, in January 1940. Also included are 15 photographs of various Latin and South American diplomatic groups visiting the Pan-American Union in Washington, D.C. during the 1940s. .38 ln.ft. MSS 0398.
Dominican War of Independence Collection. 1844 February 28-August 3. An archive of seven Spanish manuscripts and one printed pamphlet by a Dominican rebel concerning the independence of the Dominican Republic from the nation of Haiti. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía a la Colección de la Independencia de la República Dominicana.]
Dosh, Robert N. "Bert". Papers, 1920-1965. Journalist of Ocala, Florida. Correspondence with political figures; correspondence on the Cross Florida Canal, which Dosh strongly supported; and editorials from the Ocala Evening Star and Ocala Star Banner, which he worked for as editor. 1 ln.ft.
Doughty, Polly. Papers, 1965-2013 (bulk: 1965-1990).Subject files belonging to women's rights activist Polly Doughty, primarily documenting her activity in Gainesville during the 1970s and 1980s while working to promote women's rights. Of particular note is the large volume of material related to the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), the Florida/Gainesville Commission on the Status of Women (COSW), and the Florida League of Women Voters where she served as President for Alachua County. 3.69 linear feet. MSS 0443.
Dryden, John. Manuscript copy, possibly written in the late 18th or early 19th century, of an original letter written February 2, 1698 or 1699, by John Dryden to Elizabeth Steward. MSS 0478.
Duncan, John H. and Thomas B. Green Collection, 1899-1939. John H. Duncan (1855-1929) was a prominent New York architect and Thomas B. Green (1888-1963) was his chauffeur and mechanic. Items in this collection include photographs and associated items that highlight early automobile touring in the United States as well as military service during World War I.
Duren, Charles M. Letters, 1864. Eighteen letters from Charles M. Duren to his parents from Florida during the Civil War; includes a special order and transcripts.
Duval County Business. Ledger, 1821-1826. A business ledger from an unknown business in Duval County, Florida, from 1821-1826. PKY 88.015
Duvall Family. Letters, 1927 january 15-April 8. Letters from Alma and Ralph Duvall in St. Augustine, Florida to their daughter Glorian at the Lasell Seminary School in Newton, Massachusetts during the 1927 winter season. The correspondence provides a detailed account of the Duvall's Florida adventures along with ample advice and direction to their boarding school daughter. MSS 0568.
East African Professional Hunters' Association. Records, 1934-1999 (bulk: 934-1977). Include the association's minutes, membership records, rules, reports, correspondence, collected press clippings, records of trophies awarded, disciplinary actions, member biographical sketches, and photographs. 11.75 ln.ft.
East Florida Papers, 1784-1821. Political and military archives of the Second Spanish Period of East Florida (1784-1821). Materials seized by the U.S. government after the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1821 that ceded the territory to the United States. The P.K. Yonge Library holds a microfilm edition (175 reels) of the original documents that are housed at the Library of Congress. 1 ln.ft.
Eaton, Marquis G. Papers, 1949-1957. Speeches, committee records, articles and correspondence covering his tenure as president of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Part of Accounting Archives. 15 boxes, 6.25 ln.ft.
Eberhart, Richard. Papers, 1977-1990. Typescripts and copies of poems and addresses by poet Richard Eberhart. Ms Group 85.
EDSA, Inc.. Records, 1965-2008. Project proposals, files, and drawings (including photo negatives and microfilm) produced by Edward D. Stone & Associates, or EDSA, a landscape architecture firm based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The company has offices located throughout the world and is renowned for its expertise in designing for recreation-based communities and resorts. 74.05 lf. MSS 0464.
Education in Florida Subject Files. 1947-1978. Subject files created by Howard Jay Friedman during his service with the Florida Department of Education, primarily news clippings pertaining to public education in Florida. Major subjects covered include desegration/intergration in Florida education and the 1968 statewide teacher strike. 10.75 ln.ft.
Edwards, Earl W.. Papers, 1935-1955. A printed transcript of Colonel Earl W. Edwards' participation in World War II 22nd Infantry Regiment. .01 ln.ft. MSS 0429.
Edwards, Harry Philip. Photograph Collection, 1936-1942. Collection contains photographs taken by Harry Philip Edwards during his time as a student of the University of Florida. Subjects include student life on campus, campus buildings, WRUF towers and transcription equipment, and photographs of an alligator being handed to Boston College football coach Paul Curley during the Boston College/UF football game in 1939. 1 lf. Ms Coll. 148.
Edwards, James. Travel Notebook, 1889. Contains Edwards' notes about his experiences during his trip to Florida in 1889, focusing on Pensacola and Milton, Florida. PKY 88.021
El Ciervo Herido. Collection, 1975-1976. This collection includes 25 flyers with poems written by the members of the Creative Writing Workshop
Election Returns by County, Florida. Copied from courthouse records and newspapers. Arranged chronologically, then alphabetically by county. 2 ln.ft.
Ellis, Linda Abess. Collection, 1947-1948. Letters related to Lillian Smith and the Laurel Falls Camp for Girls. 0.2 ln/ft. MS Group 188.
Elmendorf, Mary Lindsay. Papers, 1931-2009. Papers of applied anthropologist who studied the role of women in a Mayan village and has been a leader in the involvement of women in water supply and sanitation and other forms of appropriate technology. 51 ln/ft. MS Group 93.
Emanuel Synagogue Seminar on Martin Buber. Transcript, 1964. Transcript of two seminar sessions by Hans Kohn and Alexander Altmann on Jewish religious philosopher Martin Buber, held at the Emanuel Synagogue in Hartford, Connecticut. MSS 0473.
Emig, Elmer J. Papers, 1929-1955. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Emmer, Phil. Papers, 1941-2014. Philip I. Emmer is a real estate developer known for his work throughout Florida. His firm, Emmer Development Corporation, has developed properties in 15 Florida counties, from low-income, turnkey housing to luxury apartment complexes. Emmer is also well known for his philanthropy and public service. This collection focuses on the philanthropy and public service of Emmer, as well as his career in housing development. The collection also holds documentation regarding low-income housing, in particular Lincoln Estates.
Ewing, Charles Hull. Papers, 1919-1954. Realtor and financier of Florida. Miscellaneous correspondence relating to Ewing's investments and dealings in real estate in Manatee and Sarasota counties, Fla. Gift of Katherine E. Hocking, 1976. 6 ln.ft.
Faculty Club. Records, 1930-1974. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Fairchild, David. Typescript, "Southern Trip", 1917. David Fairchild's typescript account of his 1917 trip from Washington, D.C. to Florida to observe cultivation of imported bamboo plants. Ms Group 141.
de Farber, Sara Gaíl and Bess. Papers, 1918-2006 (Bulk: 1950s-1970s). This collection holds materials created by Joseph Farber, father, and mother and daughter, Sara Gaíl de Farber and Bess Gaíl de Farber, respectively. The larger part of the collection includes materials that relate to Sara Gaíl's life and work in Argentina and the US. Separate folders hold materials relating to Bess de Farber's performance commemorating her mother's and father's emigration to the US from Poland, and Argentina, respectively, and her family and genealogical research. .65 linear feet. MSS 0416.
de Farber, Bess G. Collection on the Bilingual-Bicultural Program at Coral Way Elementary, 1960-2008 (Bulk: 1963-1971). Photographs, progress reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other documents collected by Bess de Farber, a student at the Coral Way Elementary School in Miami-Dade County during the 1960s. Coral Way was the nation's first public school with a program for both English and Spanish speakers. .42 linear feet. MSS 0491. [The guide to this collection is available in Spanish: Guía de la Colección de Bess de Farber sobre el programa bilingüe y bicultural de la escuela "Coral Way Elementary".]
Farr, James Marion. Manuscripts, 1935-1939. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Farr Literary Society. Records, 1925-1934. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Farris, Ion L. Campaign Scrapbook, 1916. Scrapbook of clippings about the 1916 gubernatorial campaign of Ion L. Farris. PKY 88.025
Fearn, Richard L.. Papers, 2003. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Federal Writers Project (Works Progress Administration). Collection, circa 1939. Federal Writers Project lists of historical sites for each county in the state of Florida. 0.2 ln.ft.
Federman, Amy Schlagel and Joseph. Collection on Tourism in Israel, 1951-2012 (Bulk: 1974-1978). The collection includes various materials that relate to tourism in Israel in general and specifically pertain to the Federman family's travels in Israel in the 1970s and another visit to Israel in 2012. .58 linear feet. MSS 0420.
Feist, Richard M. Papers, 1945-1953. This collection contains the papers of Richard M. Feist and some papers of Abraham Glück and Hermann Neudorf. These records include both personal and professional papers, and correspondence with members of the Jewish Brigade of the British Army, family members, members of Kibbutz Buckingham in England, various organizations in Europe and Palestine/Israel, and private persons searching for relatives or for other types of aid from 55 Search Bureau of the British Army of the Rhine following the Holocaust. In addition, the collection contains some newspaper clippings, internal secret documents issued by the British Army, and reports and documentation of the postwar work of the Search Bureau and its institutional partners. Additional documents and correspondence with organizations and private persons in Palestine and Europe are also included. While this collection reveals little about Feist's life outside of his work during a short yet tumultuous historical period following World War II, it provides an important contribution to research on the process and logistics needed to address the enormous task of searching for missing persons created in the aftermath of the Holocaust. 0.42 ln.ft.
Fernandina Dock and Realty Company (Fernandina Fla.). Records, 1884-1941. Correspondence, letterbooks, ledgers, and sales books of Fernandina Dock and Realty Company (inc. 1901), Fernandina Development Company (inc. 1889), and Florida Town Improvement Company (inc. 1884). 6 ln.ft.
Flagler College's Hotel Ponce de Leon Architecture Collection. 1886-1963 (bulk: 1886-1924). Architectural drawings, blueprints and related material for the Hotel Ponce de Leon (now Ponce de Leon Hall at Flagler College) in St. Augustine, Florida. The hotel was designed by the Carrère & Hastings firm. The collection also includes items related to other buildings constructed and operated by Henry M. Flagler and the East Coast Hotel Company. Ms Group 311.
Flavet Village III. Minutes, 1947-1971. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Fleming, Francis P. Papers, 1863-1901. Correspondence of Governor Francis P. Fleming and the Fleming family, and the manuscript for A Memoir of Captain C. Seton Fleming written by Francis P. Fleming. 0.2 ln.ft.
Florida Anthropological Society. Records, 1947-1990. Records of the Florida Anthropological Society include minutes of meetings, reports, articles of incorporation and constitution, financial and membership records, correspondence, newsletters, and chapter records.
Florida Blue Key. Homecoming records, 1924-2015. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Florida Blue Key. Records, 1923-2014. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Florida Constitution Revision Commission. Hearings, 1977-1978. Established 1965. Typewritten transcripts of public hearings on proposed changes to the Florida Constitution. 2 ln.ft.
Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency. Records, 1924-1970. Private organization made up of individuals professionally involved in the problems of crime and delinquency. Correspondence, newsletters, and other papers. Formerly, Florida Probation Association (1924-1941); Florida Probation and Parole Association (1942-1962). 1 ln.ft.
Florida Currency. 1832-1929. Various items of Florida, Georgia, and Virginia currency from territorial years through the Great Depression.
Florida Defenders of the Environment. Records, 1943-1994 (Bulk dates: 1969-1994). Documents of the Florida Defenders of the Environment, the majority of which deal with the fight to de-authorize the Cross Florida Barge Canal project.
Florida East Coast Railway. Ledgers, 1907-1909. Contain the names, dates, occupations, pay rates, and receipt signatures from the employees of the FEC. PKY 88.029
Florida Educational Loan Corporation. Records, 1923-1946. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Florida Exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair. Photo Album, 1933. Photographs of the Florida Exhibit, including the orange groves brought to Chicago for the exhibition. PKY 88.005
Florida Federation of Art. Records, 1928-1945. Organized in April 1927 in Orlando, where both a constitution and bylaws were adopted, the primary purpose of the organization was to assist local clubs throughout the state in promoting art and art appreciation. Annual reports (lacking 1931-1934); local club reports; scrapbooks; and Issues of Florida Artist (1936-1939). 1 ln.ft.
Florida Federation of Women's Clubs. Scrapbooks, 1951-1952. These two scrapbooks document the involvement of the Sorosis-Junior Sorosis of Orlando and the Woman?s Club of Crestview in the "Build Freedom with Youth" contest during 1951-1952.
Florida Girls' 4-H Club Short Courses. Scrapbooks, 1937; 1951. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Florida Historical Society. Records, 1923-1982. Established 1902, incorporated 1905, successor to Historical Society of Florida; ca. 1940 absorbed Florida State Historical Society (founded 1921). Largely correspondence of Julien Chandler Yonge (1879-1962), relating to business of the society and its journal, Florida Historical Quarterly, which he edited (1925-1955); together with programs of annual meetings. Additional material: Chase Papers, Accession I, Sydney Octavius Chase President, 1933-1939. Gift of Mr. Julien C. Yonge. 2 ln.ft.
Florida Legislative Council. Records, 1922-1924. Minutes, constitution, and by-laws. PKY 88.024
Florida Legislature, House of Representatives, Select Committee on Reapportionment. Records, 1981-1982. Transcripts of hearings and meetings of the committee, August 24, 1981-May 21, 1982. Gift of Dr. Manning Dauer, University of Florida. 1 ln.ft.
Florida Music Collection. Acquired from historian and collector Danny O. Crew, in a variety of formats (33 1/3RPM, 45RPM, 78RPM, audio cassettes, video, sheet music and piano rolls). Represents an assortment of subject areas.
Florida National Bank. Records, 1887-1989. Annual reports, meeting minutes, by-laws, and other institutional records of the Florida National Bank, also known at various times as the Mercantile Exchange Bank, the Jacksonville Savings Bank, the Southern Savings and Trust Company, and the Florida National Group of Banks of the State of Florida.
Florida National Organization for Women (Florida NOW). Records, 1971-2003. The Records of the Florida NOW include officers' and members' correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, budgets, newsletters, and other records which chronicle the development and activities of Florida NOW from its founding in 1973 until 2003. 13 ln.ft.
Florida Pharmacuetical Association, Ladies Auxiliary . Records, 1947-1973. Formed 1915 as Ladies Auxiliary of the Florida State Pharmaceutical Association; name of parent body changed to Florida Pharmaceutical Association in the 1960s and to Florida Pharmacy Association in 1978. Scrapbook, reports, bylaws, and booklets describing the history of the organization, whose most significant accomplishment in its early days was its involvement in the establishment of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida. 1 ln.ft.
Florida Railway and Navigation Company. Letterbook, 1888-1891. 1 volume. PKY 88.009
Florida Scientific Club. Records, 1915-1917. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Florida Section, American Chemical Society. Papers, 1962-. Correspondence, reports, issues of FLACS publication (1948-). Gift of the Florida Section. Additions expected. 1 ln.ft.
Florida Society of American Foresters. Records, 1948-. Newsletters, minutes, proceedings, secretary notebooks, directories, and miscellaneous materials. Gift of the Florida Society of American Foresters. Additions expected. 3 ln.ft.
Florida State Defense Council. Collection, 1941-1945. Informational bulletins, press releases, correspondence, relating to the civilian defense effort in Florida during World War II. The council was created in 1941 and dissolved in 1945. 1.5 ln.ft.
Florida Supreme Court, Legislative Reapportionment . Case records, 1982. Legal briefs and transcripts relative to the 1982 Florida legislative reapportionment (Senate Joint Resolution 1E; Supreme Court case 61,933). Gift of Dr. Manning J. Dauer, University of Florida. 1 ln.ft.
Floyd, Edythe Stuart. Collection, 1850-2014 (bulk: 1900-1950). Papers and personal correspondence between Edythe Stuart Floyd and family members and friends of the Floyd family of Marion County, Jacksonville, and St. Augustine, who were intermarried with the Whitsett family of southern California. Letters from Albert W. Gilchrist form part of correspondence. 4 ln.ft.
Floyd, Wilbur L. Photographs. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Ford, Theodore Leo. Letters, 1927-1929. This collection is comprised of approximately 240 letters, primarily written between Ford and Ruth Carpenter of Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The majority of the letters are written by Ford while residing in Bradenton, Florida, and Oak Hill, New York. 0.75 ln.ft. (2 boxes).
Fortune, George. Papers, 1869-2006 (bulk: 1945-1990). George Fortune (1915-2012) conducted extensive research and wrote widely on Central and Southern African languages for over fifty years. His writings concerning the Shona language were crucial to the development of a standard Shona orthography, and he also played a key role in establishing African linguistics as a field of study at African universities. Materials concerning Shona language and culture are particularly well represented in the collection, including extensive notes and writings concerning Shona dialects, phonetics, stories, and songs.
Forum Society. Minutes, 1900-1903. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Foster, Louis O. Papers, 1929-1961. Professor of Accounting, Dartmouth University. Author of several accounting textbooks. Manuscripts of published and unpublished works, including his doctoral dissertation. Part of Accounting Collection. 4 boxes. 1.5 feet.
Frank, Pat. Papers, 1946-1958. Pat Frank (pen name for Harry Hart Frank) was an American writer, journalist, and government consultant. Frank is best known for his 1959 novel Alas, Babylon, which chronicles life in a Central Florida town after a nuclear attack that destroys much of the state. The collection includes the typescript for Alas, Babylon, along with the typescripts, proofs and jackets for several of Frank's other works of fiction. Ms Group 307.
Fregly, Melvin J.. Papers, 1932-2003. Research files, writings, correspondence, and other papers of physiologist and educator. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Freytag, Ferdy W.: Letters. 1924-1926. This collection consists mainly of letters sent from Ferdy W. Freytag, a military airplane mechanic stationed in the Panama Canal Zone between 1924 and 1926, to his love, Beryl Burton, a college student and teacher residing in Redfield, New York. While the content of the letters mostly regards love and other personal matters, interesting details regarding the lives of military men stationed in the Canal Zone during the 1920s is also included.
Friends of Lake Alice. Records , 1953-2005 (Bulk: 1997-1999). Alice's Friends' administrative records and notes, as well as newspaper clippings and legal documents. The collection mostly relates to the organization's successful challenge against the University of Florida's 1995 plan to build student housing on the shores of Lake Alice. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Fulton, Guy Chandler. Papers and plans, ca.1930-1948. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Funk, Arthur L. Papers, 1934-1988. Small collection of papers from the files of former University of Florida history professor Arthur Funk. Features World War II artwork by Funk. 1 box. 0.5 feet.