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17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1948-003
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Scope and Contents

The 17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents consists of letters, documents, and various forms of correspondence relating to notable names and celebrities from between 1618 and 1981.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1664-1976

Albert Waller Gilchrist Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1964-125
Scope and Contents

The Gilchrist Papers are comprised of the official papers of Albert Waller Gilchrist, 20th Governor of Florida, as well as newspaper articles, military and state official documents, items pertaining to the naming of Gilchrist County, materials regarding educational institutions including Carolina Military Institute and West Point, personal correspondence, genealogical research, and papers pertaining to Gilchrist's estate and will.

Also known as MSS 0-125.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1876-1929

Allen Morris Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1966-187
Scope and Contents The Allen Morris Papers consist of personal and professional records and research materials accumulated by Mr. Morris over a period of about forty-one years. The papers consist of correspondence; biographical sketches of Florida officials and other famous Floridians; photographs, programs, and other materials related to the Allen Morris Legislative Awards; historical data concerning place names, historical houses, rivers and river boats. Also included is a complete file of "Cracker Politics," the column that Allen Morris was responsible for writing for so many years, as well as notes and materials compiled and used in the creation of the Florida Handbook. A large...
Dates: 1861-1970

Dorothy Dodd Gifts

 Collection — Box: 142
Identifier: MSS 1934-097
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Dodd Gifts, dated from 1903 to 1907, include three letters to H. Clay Crawford, Florida Secretary of State, from Albert W. Gilchrist, Claude L'Engle, and W.G. Robinson. Also included in the collection are printed copies of addresses given by W.W. Finley of Southern Railway Company; four items pertaining to the Florida Vegetal Development Company of South Dakota; and a statement of exports and imports through Port Inglis on the Withlacooche River, Florida. Among the persons included in the Dorothy Dodd Gifts are Albert W. Gilchrist, Governor of Florida 1909-1913; Claude L'Engle, periodical editor; W.G. Robinson, member of Florida Republican State Central...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1903-1907; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1934

Governor Thomas Brown Letter

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 1964-036
Scope and Contents Manuscript letter by Governor Thomas Brown, Executive Department of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida, January 31, 1853, to Captain Wm. B. Cone. Cone was a former member of Legislature from Camden County, Georgia, but at the time of Brown's letter was a Captain of a Company of Calvary in the State of Georgia. The letter was in reply to Captain Cone's letters of January 21 and 24, 1853, in which Captain Cone had offered him the service of "a Company of Calvary in the event of Indian hostilities." Governor Brown's explanations as the reasons why he was unable to accept Captain Cone's offer affords a picture of political and military affairs of that period. The letter was...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: January 31, 1853; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/1938

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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1885-1961

James Velma Keen Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1970-150
Abstract

Correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, photographs, and speeches documenting the career of attorney, Florida legislator, educator, and businessman James Velma Keen, from 1926 when he began practicing law in Sarasota, Florida, until his death in Tallahassee, Florida, in March 1963.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1922-1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1955-1967

LeRoy Collins Letters

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 1985-001
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from LeRoy Collins to Dr. Daisy Parker. Among the subjects mentioned are Judge Taylor and Parker's campaign assistance. The fifth item in the collection is a copy of a letter to Malcolm Johnson that was enclosed in a 1968 letter to Dr. Parker.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1966-1968

Richard Keith Call Letter

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1976-006
Scope and Contents

This letter, signed by R. K. Call is as follows: "Dear Sir. I have received your kind letter and have but a minute to say I am Much obliged to you and that John W. Smith of Quincy Florida should be appointed keeper of the light house at Appalachicola."

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1834

The Martin Dyckman Leroy Collins Research Collection

 Collection — Container: 15 Boxes
Identifier: MSS 2008-011
Scope and Contents

This collection contains research materials used by Martin Dyckman for his 2006 book about former Governor Leroy Collins titled Floridian of His Century. Research materials include speeches from Leroy Collins before he became governor; an interview transcript with Premier Khrushchev during Collins' trip to the Soviet Union; newspaper columns written by Collins for the St. Peterburg Times and transcripts and audio recordings of interviews conducted by Dyckman.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1909-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1970; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2005

William Archer Cooke Letter

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 1964-079
Scope and Contents

Holograph letter dated 1876, from William Archer Cooke to Hon. S. Pasco, Hon. G.P. Roney and W.D. Bloxham. The letter relates to counting votes cast in Florida for state electors of President and Vice President. Also known as MSS 0-79.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1876

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