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Flagler Enterprises Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-108

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials related to the Florida East Coast Railway and other Flagler enterprises. The papers indicate that they maintained offices in Jacksonville and St. Augustine, Florida. There are job descriptions, blueprints, plans, maps, and permission documents from various government officials to proceed with construction.There is also historical information, such as the corporate history of the Atlantic and East Coast Terminal Company. Within the documentation, there are change orders to provide separate waiting rooms for white and black customers in Jacksonville, Mayport, Orange City, East Palatka, Palm Beach, Rockledge, San Mateo, Stuart, Titusville, West Jupiter, and Lake Helen. There are also engineering books and a log book in the collection. Other subjects in the collection include: John M. Cook, Pablo Beach, bridge construction, West Palm Beach, piers, Atlantic Ocean, Guarantee Construction Company, Florida East Coast Hotel Company, wharf construction, Whitehall, Miami, William Ranger, Robert Shaw Oliver, Homestead, Florida Keys, Jensen Beach, San Sebastian River, Eau Gallie, Cocoa, Dania, Hallandale, Hastings, Melbourne, segregation, St. Johns River, steam locomotives, Interstate Commerce Commission, conductors, right of way, sale of lands, and Anna S. Elliott.


  • Created: 1884-1917
  • Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1972

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

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.


2927.00 items

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Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Mickler's Floridiana

Processing Information

July 1972

Flagler Enterprises Papers
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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