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Kathryn Trimmer Abbey Collection

 Collection — Box: 302
Identifier: MSS 0-306

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a holographic manuscript of Florida land of change, published by the University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill in 1941. This manuscript was written in 58 blue examination books dated April 24, 1941.


  • April 24, 1941


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

Kathryn Trimmer Abbey (Hanna) was born in Chicago, IL on November 5, 1895. She received her PhD in History from Northwestern University and was hired as a Professor of History at Florida State College for Women in 1926. Abbey remained at FSCW until she married Alfred Jackson Hanna in 1941 and retired from teaching. She authored several books on Florida History and co-authored several others with her husband. She served for a time as the head of the Southern Historical Association. Hanna died in April 1967.


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Related Materials

Published copies of this work may be found in Strozier Library in various collections. See record.

Processing Information

Finding Aid updated from paper version 4/11/17 KT

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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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