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Guyte P. McCord, Sr. Collection

 Collection — Box: 363
Identifier: MSS 1970-181

Scope and Contents

Items found in this collection include the personal papers of Guyte McCord, consisting of correspondence, records of the Tallahassee Historical Society, newspaper clippings, articles, and papers relating to Judge James B. Whitfield. Also included in the collection are the official programs of the inaugurations of five Florida governors, miscellaneous publications, and typescripts of manuscripts published in issues of "Tallahassee Historical Society Annual."

Also known as MSS 0-181.

Dates

  • Created: 1885-1961

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

Guyte P. McCord, Sr. was president of the Tallahassee Historical Society (1964-1968) and throughout his lenghty career served in a number of official positions including Mayor of Tallahassee (1919, Mayor/Commissioner, 1920-1922), a Tallahassee City Commissioner (1934-1936), a United States Commissioner, Deputy Clerk of the United State District Courts, and Clerk of the Supreme Court (1939-1964).

Born 1884 in Grady County, Georgia. Died 1970 in Tallahassee, Florida.

Extent

8 folders (8 Folders)

227 Items other_unmapped

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Given by Guyte P. McCord, Sr.

Method of Acquisition

The items of this collection were received at intervals over a period of several years, but chiefly from 1964 through 1968 when Mr. McCord was president of the Tallahassee Historical Society. While many of the papers consist of his copies of records of the Tallahassee Historical Society, others were accumulated by Mr. McCord during the time that he was Mayor of Tallahassee, Tallahassee City Commissioner, United States Commissioner, Deputy Clerk of the United States District Court, and Clerk of the Supreme Court.

Processing Information

Processed February 1970
Title
Guyte P. McCord, Sr. Collection
Date
00/00/1970
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

Contact:
116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US
850-644-3271