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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.
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. 6 ln.ft.
Album de la Revolución Cubana 1952-1959. Circa 1959-1960. Children's illustrated album entitled "Album de La Revolución Cubana 1952-1959." Ms Group 305.
Allen, James de Vere. Typescript for Swahili Origins, Circa 1993. Unedited manuscript (electronic version on CD) of Allen's book. Ms Group 112 Box 2/7.
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 Civil Liberties Union of Florida. Papers, 1955-1981. Correspondence and miscellaneous materials relating to personal liberty, civil rights, crime and criminals, desegregation of schools, and women. Additional materials: 'Closed' and 'Closed - Pending' files at the Library Auxiliary Depository. 4 ln.ft. Additions expected.
American Student Union. Correspondence, 1937-1938. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
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.
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). Ms. Group 112, Box 1/7.
Appledorf, Howard. Papers, 1968-1983. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Architecture Educational Collection, 1930-2010. Miscellaneous architectural drawings, particulary 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. 1 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.
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 and n.d. Circus performer, animal trainer, acrobat, aerialist, ringmaster and clown. Correspondence, biographical material, and manuscripts pertaining to Bale's autobiography. 1 ln.ft.
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). Ms Group 112 2/13.
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, 1969-2014. The collection is comprised of books with inscriptions from notable Latin American authors, correspondence, art work from Pedro Pietri, and two newsletters with an article explaining the connection between Gabriel García Márquez and Barradas. [The guide to the 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 p. (1 folder) Spanish nobleman says that enemies are blocking him from the Countship of Motox. Ms Group 300.
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.
Batak Bark Books. Three books hand-made from folded alim tree bark by the people of Batak. Ms Group 93.
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.
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 Playbill and Program Collection. 1787-Present. 148 linear feet. Part of the Belknap Collection for the Performing Arts.
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, 1905-1921. 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, 1932-1958. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Camus, Albert. Letters to Lucette Francoise Maeurer, 1938-1952. 50 items. Ms Group 107. Access Restricted. Inquire for information.
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.
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.
Carlton, Doyle. Campaign Scrapbook, 1960. Newspaper clippings collected by an aide to Doyle Carlton, Pat Dodson, during Carlton's 1960 campaign. PKY 88.014
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. Photograph Collection, 1890-1898. Photographs of Gainesville families in front of their homes taken by Carter of Canada in the 1890s. 0.4 ln.ft.
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.
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 the 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Companhia de Diamantes de Angola Photographs. 1962. 22 photographs of the Companhia de Diamantes de Angola's operations. Ms Group 112 2/5.
Composers - Robert Strassberg Collection of 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.
Convento de San Francisco. 1844. Document describing transactions of money and land between various individuals and the Convento de San Francisco in Havana, Cuba. Ms Group 303.
Conversations Collection. 1982-1986. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Costa Rica Marijuana Research Materials. 1971-1977. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection. Please note that this is a preliminary inventory only and not the final guide to the collection. (Microsoft Excel format)
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.
Craven, Roy C. Photograph collection pertaining to Mayan and Incan antiquities, 1970s. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
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.
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.
Cuban Miscellaneous Collection. Miscellaneous documents, photos and other materials pertaining to Cuba.
Cuban Slave Insurance Collection. 1855-1878. Seventeen documents pertaining to insurance for slaves in Cuba. Ms Group 268.
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. Available as part of the UF Digital Collections (UFDC).
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.
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.
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.
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. 17.25 ln.ft.
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.
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.
Diettrich, Sigismond deRudesheim. Papers, 1933-1959. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
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.
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.
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. Ms Group 112 Box 2/12.
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-?) 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
Eagle, Arnold. Cuban Sugar Workers and Sugar Mills Photographs, 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 the collection is available in Spanish: Guía de la Colección de fotografías de trabajadores e ingenios azucareros cubanos.]
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.
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, 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. Ms Group 112.
Emig, Elmer J. Papers, 1929-1955. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
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.
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.
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-. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Florida Blue Key. Records, 1923-2002. 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.
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.