FLA. Florida Collections
Found in 171 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of Seminole war record issued at Quartermaster's store, Fort No. 6, East Florida. It is an invoice of Quarter Master stores turned over to Lieut. M. R. Patrick. It is signed by E. R. S. Canby, 2nd Lt. 2nd Infry, A.A.Q.M., Fort No. 6 East Florida, May 15, 1840.
Manuscript letter signed J. W. S. dated Marianna, Florida, October 30, 1851 to his sister, Miss Susan W. Sprague, care of S. U. Woodruff, Esq., Albany, New York.
Photocopy of typed manuscript by Cora Peet Hammond from historical data collected by two seventh grade school girls under the direction of their teacher, Miss Tanner, to be left as a permanent record in their library. Very good narrative for girls of that age, about the origin of Lake County, the founder of Tavares, housing of the first county seat, and of some of the early settlers of Tavares.
Also includes two copies of "The Little Hustler" printed in Tavares, dating to October 5, 1895.
These music books belonged to the donor's grandmother, Susan Branch. Both are quarter leather bound books of sheet music. The first has "Susan Branch" on the cover label. The second has "Susan Branch, Live Oak" and is 215 pages in length.
Sound recordings and transcripts of interviews for project "An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement in Tallahassee, Florida 1956-1966: Personal Interviews with Key Civil Rights Leaders, Spokesmen, and Participants," prepared by Dr. Jackson Lee Ice for the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and Religion, Department of Religion, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Supported by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation.
This collection consists of tax books for the city of Tallahassee, Florida, from 1879 to 1887. Various tax collectors and assessors are listed, including: James W. Jefferson, P. D. Demilly, William H. Matthews, E. W. Yellowhair, and W. H. Thompson.
Tallahassee general store ledger book documenting store purchases from 1880-1881. Name and historical information about the business cannot be determined.
This collection contains business records, publications, correspondence and manuscripts created and maintained by the Tallahassee Genealogical Society (TGS). The format of the records are in paper, book and digital format.
Papers include programs of the Tallahassee Literary Club, a typed study of these programs, the constitution and by-laws of the club, minutes of meetings, book reviews, correspondence, and historical papers dealing with the founding and organization of the club.
This collection consists of merchant account books and merchant inventory books from Tallahassee, Florida, dating 1843-1863. Several books list James M. Williams of Tallahassee, including his "cotton book," showing purchaser, seller, number of bales, shape, where bought, weights, prices, amount paid, expenses, commission, shipping marks and numbers, names of vessels and destination of vessels on which shipments were made. A newspaper clipping is glued to one of the blank pages at the front of this book. Another book is listed as William P. Slusser's account book.
Records of the Tallahassee Pecan Company, including documents of incorporation, by-laws, minutes of the meetings of the stockholders and directors, lists and description of lands owned by the company, profit and loss statements, and other materials.
Photostat of two manuscripts and a printed copy of letter patent by James Monroe, President of the United States of America to Andrew Jackson, Florida's territorial governor.
Three court documents from Hamilton County Superior Court, Hamilton County, Florida, all signed by M. C. Peterson, Clerk of Court, and dated February 3, 1842.
Holograph manuscript with no title page of Florence White Geary's This Fair Spot; Mood of Florida Summer, Key West, L.P. Artman, 1966. A collection of poems about Florida.
This is a collection of personal letters written by Thomas Burns (76th Air Base Squadron) during World War II. Burns wrote from Hendricks Field, Sebring, Florida to Mary Donnelly in Massachusetts. He mostly wrote of his experiences and activities on the base. While the letters do not deal with Florida or World War II, they do offer a glimpse into courtship during that era and life on an air base.
This collection includes the business papers of Thomas H. (Harvey) Bond and the estate papers of Thomas H. Lloyd of Jefferson County, Florida. Other materials and topics covered by the collection include business invoices, a 15-page reprint from the Florida Historical Quarterly entitled, "Thirty cents cotton at Lloyd, Florida, 1916-1919" by Clifton Paisley, banking papers, railroad bills, executors papers and related correspondence of Miss Annie Lloyd Bond, an invoice book, ledger, bookkeeping journal, farm account book, household account book, and the tax roll for the town of Lloyd.