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Walker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-254

Scope and Contents

The Walker Papers, dating 1745 to 1938, cover the careers of both George Keith Walker and Major George Wythe Walker. Among those pertaining directly to Major George Wythe Walker is a certificate showing that he was appointed by Governor Francis P. Fleming to be Major of the Eighth Regiment of the enrolled Militia of the State of Florida, and thirteen certificates of appointment as State Attorney for the Second Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida and signed by the ten governors of Florida under whom he served.


  • created: 1745-1938
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/06/1964

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

George Keith Walker was engaged in real estate and/or land investment as partner with his cousin, Richard Keith Call. George Keith Walker died August 1866, no birth date known.

Major George Wythe Walker, attorney admitted to the Florida Bar in 1881, Major of Florida Militia, 1889. Appointed State Attorney in 1891 and thereafter until 1929,and was also engaged in real estate and/or land investment business. Born October 16, 1858, no death date known.


244.00 items

0.75 Linear Feet

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Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Lee Spence

Related Materials

Microfilm: Film 9649

Processing Information

Processed April 1965.

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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