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Thomas D. Bailey Papers

Identifier: MSS 0-11

Scope and Contents

This collection contains detailed information about Florida schools during the administration of Thomas D. Bailey as State Superintendent of Public Instructions.

The items in the collection are: 69 page typewritten essay on the Development of the Florida Department of Education 1900-1965; A typewritten "When I took office in 1949..." statement; Typewritten Statement by Thomas D. Bailey, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tallahassee, Florida - Re: Progress in Florida education; and Statement by Thomas D. Bailey, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tallahassee, Florida, August 23, 1965, annoucing Bailey's retirement, which was submitted to Florida's Governor, Haydon Burns.


  • created: 1949-1967
  • Other: Date acquired: 07/00/1971


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.

Biographical or Historical Information

A biographical sketch of Mr. Bailey was not found among his papers, but one is available in The Florida Handbook, by Allen Morris.


1 folders (1 folder)

0 Linear Feet

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Method of Acquisition

Gift of Thomas D. Bailey.

Related Materials

MSS 0-299/MSS 1-22 Thomas D. Bailey Papers (photocopies): collection held by FSU Special Collections.

Processing Information

Processed October 1971

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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