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St. Augustine, Florida Records

Identifier: MSS 74-1

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, clippings, record books, blueprints, contracts, and related materials. This collection consists of a variety of records of St. Augustine, Florida. There is correspondence of city officials of St. Augustine, including memoranda, minutes, a letterpressbook and related materials. Audit reports to St. Augustine cover examination of the accounts of the city, done by various accounting firms by the city auditor. The collection also contains public relations scrapbooks, containing newspaper clippings about the city, legal notices, and other materials.

Other materials in the collection cover a range of subjects, including: festivals, Anastasia Lighthouse Reservation, United States Coast Guard letters, vehicle registrations, the Works Progress Administration with both Florida and Federal correspondence, St. Augustine's financial condition, general ordinances of the city, public improvements, subdivisions, reclamation of marsh lands along Sanchez Creek and the San Sebastian River, taxation, real estate, waterworks, Fort Lauderdale auditors report, and charters for the cities of St. Augustine and Ormond.


  • Created: 1883-1959
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1930-1940

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


9703.00 items

5.25 Linear Feet

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Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Duke Kintz

Processing Information

Processed July 1979

St. Augustine, Florida Records
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US