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Safer, Reverend Benjamin and Family Collection. 1901-2004. This collection documents the life of four generations of the Safer family of Jacksonville, Florida. It holds Reverend Benjamin Safer's papers, including sermons, letters, notes, and family photographs. In addition, it includes official documents and photographs of the places where various family members lived and worked in Lithuania and Jacksonville.
Saint-Domingue and Haitian Autograph Collection. 1769-1802. Miscellaneous autograph documents related to Saint-Domingue and Haiti at the end of the 18th century and beginning of the 19th century. 0.2 ln.ft. Ms Group 218.
Sammons, Valerie. Collection, 1983. Newspapers, T-shirts, pamphlets, and photographs gathered or created by Valerie Sammons on a goodwill visit to Grenada in 1983. Ms Group 315.
Sanchez, Bernabe. Letterbook, 1898-1900. A letterbook containing copies of letters written by cattle rancher and financier Bernabe Sanchez of Cuba between 1898 and 1900. MS Group 179.
Sánchez Family. Papers, 1824-1925. A small collection of papers belonging to the Sánchez family of north-central Florida, concerning Santiago Sánchez, James R. Sánchez, Venancio Sánchez, Margaret Sánchez and E.C.F. Sánchez. 0.4 linear feet.
Sandbach, Tinne & Co. Records, 1820-1882 (bulk: 1825-1855). Correspondence to the firm of Sandbach, Tinne & Co. from McInroy, Sandbach & Co., McInroy, Parker & Co., and other affiliates in the Demerara region of British Guiana primarily relating to sugar, molasses, coffee and rum. Ms. Group 112 3/2.
Sanders Family. Papers, 1840-1930. Correspondence, financial records, and legal documents of the Sanders family of North Florida, as well as additional information on Madison County. 0.4 linear feet.
Sangster, Bruce Michel. Papers, 1927-1966. Correspondence, financial records, and ledgers of Bruce M. Sangster, a horticulturist and owner of a nursery in Orlando, Florida.
Savage and Haile Plantation. Ledgers, 1865-1867. Cotton plantation account information from the Savage and Haile plantation, located at Kanapaha near Gainesville, Florida. PKY 88.019
Sawyer, Wells M. Collection, 1893-1961. Correspondence, drawings, and other papers related to Wells M. Sawyer's life, travels, and the 1895-1897 Pepper-Hearst Expedition in Florida. 3 ln.ft.
Schiller, Paul Harkai. Papers, ca. 1930-1949. Manuscripts of work of Hungarian psychologist, specializing in comparative psychology. 5.75 ln.ft. Ms Group 81.
Seelye, John D. Papers, 1960-2006 (bulk: 1979-2006). This collection includes the writings, research, and correspondence of Professor John Seelye. As a scholar of American literature, Seelye wrote academic books as well as fiction. He also served as an editor for the Penguin American Library from 1979-2006. The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence between Seelye and various authors and academics in his capacity as an editor for Penguin. Ms Group 320.
Seton, Charles. Papers, 1806-1873. Personal, business, and legal papers of Charles Seton of Fernandina, Florida. 0.2 ln.ft.
Shands Family. Papers, 1839-1857. Family correspondence, pre-civil war. 0.5 ln.ft. Ms Group 36.
Shepperson, George. Collection, 1852-1989 (bulk: 1931-1989). Materials related to Shepperson's research and activities surrounding various David Livingstone projects, including the centenary of Livingstone's death in 1973. 1.5 ln/ft. MS Group 206.
Sidney, Margaret (Harriet Mulford Stone Lothrop). Papers, 1788-1942. Children's book author. Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings of published short stories; Daniel Lothrop (publisher) and D. Lothrop Co. Ms Group 111.
Sierra Club, Florida Chapter. Papers, 1964-. Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, and miscellaneous materials. Gift of the Sierra Club, Florida Chapter. Additions expected. 1 ln.ft.
Sigma Tau. Upsilon Chapter. Records, 1923-1974. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Silkin, Jon. Papers, 1952-1956. British poet. Manuscripts, correspondence re: the founding of Stand, a poetry magazine, etc. 1 ln.ft. Ms Group 32.
Silver Springs Publicity Department. Scrapbooks, 1938-1962. News clippings dealing with the Silver Springs attraction in Florida.
Simonds, John Ormsbee. Collection, 1912-2005. Drawings, project files, correspondence, writings, speeches, and other papers of landscape architect John Ormsbee Simonds. Ms Group 50.
Simpson, John Milton Bryan. Papers, 1933-1983. Judge. Correspondence, speeches, legal documents, and materials relating to civil rights and racial integration in St. Augustine and St. Johns County, Florida, during the time that Simpson was chief judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. 5 ln.ft. Ms 90.
Skeels, Charles R. Photographs, 1927. Photographs taken by Charles R. Skeels in Chinandega, Nicaragua, in 1927. Ms Group 112 2/1.
Slaughter, Frank G. Papers, 1948-1959. Slaughter was an American surgeon and writer whose writing style as steeped heavily in religion and medicine. Slaughter published 56 books, among these, Sangaree (1948), The Road to Bithynia (1951), The Gallileans: A Novel of Mary Magdelene (1953), and The Thorn of Arimathea (1959); this collection consists of manuscripts and galley proofs of these four works. Ms Group 317.
Slavery and Plantations in Saint-Domingue Collection. 1779-1791. Letters, inventories, and account books pertaining to potential sales of various plantations and holdings, including slaves, in Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti). Provides information about the French colony in the decade leading up to the revolt by black slaves in 1791. 6 folders. MS Group 159.
Smathers, George Armistead. Papers, 1934-1985. U. S. Representative, 1947-1951; U. S. Senator, 1951-1969. Congressional correspondence and files. 181 ln.ft.
Smith, Chandler H. Ledgers, 1849-1905. Financial information from the dry goods business of Chandler H. Smith, a resident of Madison, Florida. PKY 88.001
Smith, Chesterfield. Papers, 1934-2008 (Bulk: 1971-1999). Papers relating to Chesterfield Smith's career as executive partner and principal architect of the law firm Holland and Knight, his tenure as President of the American Bar Association, and his involvement and influence in local, state, and national politics and law. 98.75 ln.ft.
Smith, Edwin. Papers, 1884-1896. Records and correspondence of Edwin Smith, who operated a store in Federal Point, Florida. 0.5 ln.ft.
Smith, Jefferson Davis. Papers, 1889-1917. Businessman and state legislator (1925-1927), of Marianna, Fla. Papers relating to business, land and economic conditions in Marianna and Jackson County, Fla. Gift of Mr. Cecil Rhyne, Jr. 0.8 ln.ft.
Smith, Lillian. Papers, 1915-1972; bulk 1935-1966. Manuscripts of Strange Fruit, The Journey, and Killers of the Dream, etc. Correspondence and records re: The South Today. 11.5 ln.ft. Ms Group 2.
Smith, Luther E., Jr. Papers, 1939-1949. Letters by or about Sgt. Luther Edward Smith, Jr. during his military service in World War II dated November 1939 to July 1949. 0.4 ln.ft. Ms Group 175.
Smith, Thomas Lynn. Papers, 1952; 1975-1976. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Snodgrass, Dena. Collection, 1812-1996. Historian, primarily of Jacksonville region. Correspondence, photographs, journals, and subject files containing articles, news clippings, copies of legal documents, notes, interviews and correspondence with the family and friends of the subjects being researched, as well as original documents created by the subjects themselves (e.g., correspondence, speeches, deeds, writings). 3.25 ln.ft.
Sound Archives. Audio recordings that have been digitally reformatted. Includes recordings from the University of Florida Archives, the P. K. Yonge Library of Florida History, and the General Manuscript collections.
Sound of Radio and Television. Approximately 500 themes and related audio material including broadcast recordings, compilation and tribute albums, radio programs and commercials, and television themes and soundtracks. 6 ln.ft.
South Lake Apopka Citrus Growers Association Records. Records, 1926-1981. Established 1909; headquarters in Oakland, Florida. Meeting minutes, disbursements, shipping registers, other papers pertaining to the association and to the citrus industry in Orange County. 5.25 ln.ft.
Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association. Records, 1906-1972 (bulk: 1950-1972). The Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association oversaw the standards, advertising, and regulation of cypress in the United States. 4.3 ln.ft.
Spanish-American War Photographs. 1898. Images from the Santiago region of Cuba and the Tampa Bay region of Florida during the Spanish-American War. 0.6 ln.ft.
Spanish Volunteer Military in Cuba. Military papers, 1869-1897. Correspondence, finanical records, and official documents that reveal the presence, organization, and activities of the Spanish volunteer military in Cuba from 1869 to 1897. 16 folders. MS Group 161.
Spellman, Charles W. Papers, 1618-1952 (bulk: 1947-1952). Papers written by or copied for Charles W. Spellman pertaining to his research on Catholic and Indian history. Location is primarily Florida but does extend to Georgia and Carolina history. Most of the reproduced documents come from the colonial era however there is correspondence from1947-1952. 0.6 ln.ft.
Spencer Family. Papers, 1863-1915. Primarily the letters of Mrs. J.S. Spencer, wife of Rev. James Selden Spencer, written from Palm Beach, Florida, and occasionally other places in transit to Florida. 0.4 linear feet.
Squier, E.G. Papers, 1848-1874. Archaeologist/ethnologist. Correspondence and manuscripts regarding Central America. 0.5 ln.ft. Ms Group 31.
Stephens-Bryant Family. Papers, 1664-1989 (Bulk dates: 1836-1931). Correspondence, diaries, and other papers and relics of Winston J.T. Stephens, plantation owner, militia officer, and Confederate army officer; his wife, Octavia Bryant Stephens; and other family members including Henry H. Bryant, Davis H. Bryant, and William A. Bryant. Topics include the Civil War in Florida, military service, the Battle of Olustee, plantation life, slavery, and conditions along the St. Johns River during the mid-19th century. 10.75 linear feet.
Still, Homer Edwin, Jr. Collection, 1930-2000 (bulk: 1939-1942). Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Stringer, Frederick Lykes. Papers, 1874-1948 (Bulk dates: 1910-1948). Correspondence, legal documents, notebooks and other papers of Florida judge and politician, Frederick Lykes Stringer. 5.5 ln.ft.
Stults, Paul M. Papers, 1938-1945. Correspondence, instructional manuals, and memorabilia related to the training and death of Lt. Stults as a pilot during World War II. 1.25 ln.ft.
Sullivan, John A. Papers, 1975. Correspondence related to preparation of 1976 Florida Historical Calendar, edited by John A. Sullivan.
Summer, Dick Audio Collection, 2003-2010. Audio compact discs (CDs) featuring the spoken word readings and narrations ("personal audios") of legendary radio personality, voice artist, poet, writer and "story teller" Dick Summer.
Swann, Samuel Ashe. Papers, 1838-1925. Real estate speculator, developer, entrepreneur, railroad businesss man. Swann's ledgers, letter books, tax certificates, deeds, and account books document Florida's growth in the 19th century. 28 ln.ft.
Swearingen, Joseph Van. Letters, 1834-1847. Personal correspondence of Joseph Van Swearingen, who saw service in Florida during the Second Seminole War and died at the Battle of Okeechobee.
Taco Bay Commercial Company Records. Records, 1908-1919. Correspondence, financial records and stockholders' reports of the company's agricultural enterprises in Cuba. 0.4 ln.ft. Ms Group 151.
Tau Epsilon Phi. Tau Alpha Chapter. Records, 1930-1995. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Taylor, Abram Morris (A.M.) and Florence. Papers, 1892-1942. Correspondence, photographs, documents, accounts, engagement books, address books, and newspaper clippings related to A.M. Taylor (Florida Senate, St. Augustine/St. Johns County, 1925-1931) and his wife, Florence Taylor, of St. Augustine. 2 ln.ft.
Taylor, Ernest A. Papers, 1952-2006 (Bulk: 1952-1962). Pertaining to Taylor's work on the preservation of Corkscrew Swamp near Naples, Florida, the collection includes correspondence, photographs, slides (with descriptions), maps, and various manuscripts, including "The Trek." 1.5 ln.ft.
Thompson, Arthur William. Papers, 1950-1961. Notes created by historian Arthur W. Thompson in researching U.S. Senator David Yulee and Jacksonian Democracy in Florida.
Thompson, Irene. Papers, 1964-1985. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Thornal, B. Campbell. Papers, 1944-1970. Correspondence, court opinions, speeches, and other papers of Florida Supreme Court Justice, B. Campbell Thornal.
Tinsley, Jim Bob. Papers, 1964-1987. Partial collection of the works of Jim Bob Tinsley on western (cowboy) music and various nature books. 4 ln.ft.
Topping, Aileen Moore. Papers, 1779-1785. Typed English translations of original reports from Spanish agents reporting on the activities of the Continental Congress during the American Revolution. Topping used these translations as source material for her published and unpublished works. 0.6 ln.ft.
Trammell, Park. Papers, 1893-1938. Correspondence, speeches and other papers belonging to former Florida Governor and Senator, Park Trammell. 4.5 ln.ft.
Trusler, Harry R. Speeches, lectures, and writings, ca.1915-1948. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Turlington, Ralph D. Papers, 1968-1986. Speeches, notes, photographs and miscellaneous papers of Ralph D. Turlington, former Florida Commissioner of Education and state legislator.
Udell, Budd. Musical Scores, 1962-1978. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
United Confederate Veterans. Ledger, 1868. Meeting notes, biographies of members, member roles, and news clippings from Camp Stewart (no. 155) of the United Confederate Veterans in Jasper, Florida. PKY 88.010
United Faculty of Florida. Records, 1974-1980. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida. Records in the Cases of McMillan vs. Escambia County and Jenkins vs. Pensacola. Voting/election district boundaries and racial discrimination cases in Pensacola/Escambia County, Florida. Gift of Dr. Manning J. Dauer. 1.25 ln.ft.
United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. St. Augustine Surveillance Files, 1963-1967. Photocopies of federal records pertaining to the surveillance of racial tension and the desegregation struggle in St. Augustine/St. Johns County, Florida and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Gift of Dr. David Colburn. 0.5 ln.ft. Ms 106.
United States General Land Office, Florida District. Records, 1821-1931. Partial records of the Tallahassee, Gainesville, and Newnansville, Fla. offices of the U.S. Land Office, consisting of commissioners' letters (1821-1931; 194 v.): receivers' receipts (101 v.) and registers, records, abstracts, miscellaneous lists and plates (65 v.). 200 ln.ft.
United States Indian Claims Commission. Seminole Indians of Florida vs. United States Records, 1951-1978. Photocopies of United States Indian Claims Commission records pertaining to claims by the Seminole and Miccosukee tribes of Florida.
United States Marshals Service Southern District. Correspondence, 1849-1862. Official correspondence of the U.S. Marshals in the Southern District (Key West). PKY 88.023
United States Supreme Court, United States vs. State of Florida. Records, 1972. Reproductions of briefs, exhibits, and testimonies in the case, United States vs. State of Florida, concerning the state's boundaries and submerged lands.
University of Florida Alumni Association. Records, 1924-1973. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
University of Florida Department of Accounting. Collection, 1963-1969. Selected departmental correspondence with prominent accountants. Williard E. Stone, chairman of the department, is the principal correspondent. Part of Accounting Archives. 1 box.
University Religious Association. Religion-in-Life Week. Records, 1947-1969. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
University Religious Association. Records, 1948-1973. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Venezuela-Netherlands Documents. Xerox copies of documents dated 1871-1900. Research materials of Dr. C. C. Goslinga for book about smuggling. 1 ln.ft. Ms Group 75.
Wagley, Charles. Papers, 1937-1965. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Walker Family. Papers, 1938-1945. Personal correspondence between Claudius and Anna Walker, mainly while he served in the United States Army before and during World War II. 0.2 ln.ft.
Wallis Baker Associates. Thomas H. Wallis, Jr. and William H. Baker Landscape Architecture Collection, 1961-2009. Plans, photographs, project manuals, and miscellaneous materials created by the landscape architecture firm Wallis Baker Associates and its principals. MS Group 285.
Walton Family Papers, 1927-1948. Kate L. Walton (1917-1985) was an attorney from Palatka, Florida who served as legal counsel in the Cason versus Baskin case, known as the
Warden, Lewis C. Papers, 1934-1987. Lawyer/Author. Manuscripts of popular and legal works. Legal research materials, personal papers, and photographs. 8 ln.ft. MS Group 91.
Warfel, Harry Redcay. Papers, 1957-1962. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Warren, Atkins. Papers, 1948-2010 (bulk: 1970-1995). Papers and photographs related to the career of Atkins Warren, the first African American chief of police for Gainesville, Florida. Aspects of his career covered include his time with the St. Louis Police Department, with the Gainesville Police Department, and with the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service, as well as his presidency and service with the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). 4.25 ln.ft.
Warren, Fuller. Papers, 1926-1953. Lawyer, Florida House of Representatives (1927, 1939), and governor of Florida (1949-1953). Papers relating to former Florida Governor Fuller Warren, his campaigns, his service in the Navy during World War II and other personal documents. 3 ln.ft.
Weaver, Rudolph. Architectural records, ca.1920-1940. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Weil, Joseph. Papers, 1915-1977. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Weimer, Rae O. Interview, 1993. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Weintraub Family. Papers, 1941-1945. A collection of letters between a military medical officer and his wife during his service in World War II. 0.8 linear feet. MS Group 280.
Werner, M.R. (Morris Werner). Correspondence 1921 [bulk 1934]-1944. Author of approximately fifteen books and contributor to numerous periodicals. Approximately 142 letters from book and magazine publisher and editors, and agents regarding books and articles by Werner. 0.25 ln.ft. Ms Group 135.
West Indies Papers. 1771-1929. Correspondence, receipts, warrants re Antigua, Barbados, Bahamas. 0.5 ln.ft. Ms Group 12.
West, Elizabeth Howard. Papers, 1526-1946. Historian, archivist, librarian, author. Staff member, Library of Congress, 1906-1911; archivist, Texas State Library, 1911-1915; librarian, San Antonio Carnegie Library, 1915-1918; state librarian of Texas, 1918-1925; librarian, Texas Technological College, 1925-1942. Photostats and transcripts of documents preserved in the Archivo General de Indias and other Spanish repositories. A microfilm edition of the Elizabeth Howard West Papers has been produced by the P. K. Yonge Library of Florida History and a copy is held by the University of West Florida, Pensacola.
Wheeler, George C. Photograph Album. Homecoming Parade, 1948. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Wherry, Albina Lucy Cust. Correspondence from prominent scholars regarding her research on Italian dancing towers and other topics. 8 pieces; 1 folder. Ms Group 112.
Wilkins, Roe and Florence. World War II Correspondence, 1937-1946. Letters between Roe and Florence Wilkins from 1937 to 1946, with the majority of the letters covering Roe's military service in Europe during World War II. 3.5 ln.ft.
Will, Thomas E. (Thomas Elmer). Papers, 1893-1938. Businessman, author, and developer of Florida Everglades. The papers primarily relate to the development of land in South Florida following drainage of the Everglades, particularly Will's settlement of Okeelanta near Lake Okeechobee. 14 ln.ft.
Williams, Hiram. Papers, 1935-1999. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Williams, John Lee. Papers, 1820-1853. Unpublished manuscripts for the second edition of the book The Territory of Florida by John Lee Williams.
Williamson, Fred L. Papers, 1923-1944. Diaries, correspondence, news clippings, hearings, engineering reports and other material related to South Florida, particularly in the Clewiston area. The collection also contains the records of the New River, Lake Okeechobee and Caloosahatchee Navigation Association. 1 ln.ft.
Willoughby, Claude H. Papers, 1889-1919. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Wilson Cypress Company Records, 1882-1971 (Bulk: 1910-1940). Correspondence, legal documents, and financial records concerning the Wilson Cypress Company's operations in Putnam County and Florida, as well as the personal papers of owner H.S. Wilson. 18.5 ln.ft.
Winsberg, Morton D. Photographs of Colonia Baron Hirsch. Photographs of the people, work, and buildings of a Jewish agricultural colony in Argentina. 1 folder. Ms Group 170.
Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce (Fla.). Records, 1927-1949. Promotional material, publicity campaigns, and replies to requests for information. 2.25 ln.ft.
Wolff, Lois Pollack. Collection on Student Life, 1951-1952. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Women Students' Association. Scrapbooks, 1948-1961. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Wood, Frank Bradshaw. Papers, 1936-1981. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Wood, Preston, Script Collection. Television and radio scripts written by Preston Wood. 27 ln.ft.
Woodman, Joseph H. Papers, 1935-1970. Joseph H. Woodman's collection of publications, bulletins, clippings and photographs relating to forestry, paper, and papermaking.
Woodrow, James. Notebooks, 1855. Two class notebooks for Professor Robert Bunsen's Laboratory belonging to chemistry student James Woodrow. Ms Group 131.
Yeomans, Cal. Collection, 1938-2001. Lee Calvin "Cal" Yeomans (1938-2001) was a playwright, poet, actor, artist, educator, lecturer, photographer, real estate investor, land developer and philanthropist who is considered a key contributor to the gay theatre movement of the 1970s and 1980s. The collection is comprised of play and multi-media scripts (in various rewrite stages), poetry, prose, notes, personal and professional correspondence, reviews, newspaper clippings, family papers, personal and exhibit photographs, ephemera, journals, audio recordings, financial records and business correspondence. Ms Group 261.
Yon, Thomas Alva. Papers, 1926-1937. Yon was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida (1927-1933) and a member of the U.S. Bureau of Commerce from 1933-1940. This collection mainly deals with his involvement with public work projects for the Florida Panhandle. Gift of Mr. Tom Still. 0.2 ln.ft.
Yon, Thomas Alva. Scrapbook, 1927-1928. Scrapbook containsing news clippings from Thomas A. Yon's first two years in Congress. PKY 88.017
Yonge, Chandler Cox. Papers, 1827-1886. Lawyer, politician, and soldier, of Florida. Miscellaneous material relating to Yonge, who was secretary of the Florida Constitutional Convention at St. Joseph (1838); member of Florida Senate (1843-1844); U.S. district attorney; district attorney for Florida under the Confederacy; and in the Confederate military service (1863-1865). Gift of Julien Chandler Yonge. 1 ln.ft.
Yonge, Julien Chandler. Papers, 1925-1961. Personal correspondence of historian Julien Chandler Yonge and catalogs of his collection of historical materials relating to Florida.
Yonge, Philip Keyes. Papers, 1905-1934. Papers of Philip Keyes Yonge as a member of the Florida Board of Control and Florida State Plant Board. 9.5 ln.ft.
Young Men's Christian Association. Records, 1922-1953. Part of University Archives Manuscript Collections.
Yulee, David Levy. Papers, 1800-1954 (Bulk: 1840-1886). Businessman, entrepreneur, and U.S. senator from Florida; b. David Levy. Correspondence and business papers relating to activities of David Levy Yulee, territorial delegate to Congress, U.S. Senator from Florida, and founder of the Florida Railroad Company. A microfilm edition of the Yulee Papers is available to researchers in the P. K. Yonge Library of Florida History. 17 ln.ft.