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Florida--Politics and government--1951-

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Edward J. Gurney Correspondence

 Collection — Box 149: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 85-07
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two typescript copies of a letter from U.S. Senator Edward J. Gurney to FSU Library Director N. Orwin Rush on the subject of Title II funding.

Dates: June 8, 1970

Fuller Warren Papers

 Collection — Boxes
Identifier: MSS 0-257
Scope and Contents

Papers, books, photographs, memorabilia, correspondence, speeches and scrapbooks. This collection consists mainly of papers connected with Fuller Warren's public life: his campaigns of 1948 and 1956, and particularly the four years he was Governor, from January 4, 1949, to January 6, 1953. One of the best documented areas in the collection deals with Warren's controversy with Senator Estes Kefauver over crime in Florida.

Dates: Created: 1927-1973

Robert A. Gray Scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1973-131
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of fourteen scrapbooks assembled by Robert A. Gray and includes a typewritten introduction. Most of the scrapbooks consist of miscellaneous items such as photographs, clippings and letters pertaining to Gray's public and private life arranged in no discernible order with handwritten or typed commentary. Also known as MSS 0-131.

Dates: Created: 1901-1969

The Martin Dyckman Leroy Collins Research Collection

 Collection — 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: Created: 1909-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1970; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2005

Thomas D. Bailey Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: Created: 1949-1967; Other: Date acquired: 07/00/1971

Thomas D. Bailey Papers (Photocopies)

 Collection — Box 137
Identifier: MSS 1-22
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopied materials related to Thomas D. Bailey's time as Florida Superintendent of Public Instruction. It contains correspondence from 1955-1971, personal and biographical data about Bailey, as well as a large number of speeches and statements made while in office. These speeches cover a wide array of topics including graduation speeches for the Naval Air Station Civilian Apprentices in Pensacola; aid to children; Bible reading and prayer in public schools; the House Committee of Public and Higher Education; the necessity of community junior colleges as presented at the Southern States Work Conference in Daytona Beach; opposition to close sessions...
Dates: Created: 1951-1972