Alachua County (Fla.)
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-104
Scope and Contents Personal, business and family correspondence, books, business records (account books), and writing materials of George R. Fairbanks. This collection contains 1473 original material items, as well as 567 items which are copies of original materials. The collection contains biographical sketches of George Rainsford Fairbanks and his family history, his will, papers about personal matters, the Civil War, St. Augustine before and during the war, sale of slaves, photographs of Fairbanks, Charles Locke Beard, Charles Massey, and sketches of places such as a church in Palatka, Florida. There is a great deal of Civil War correspondence, including persons such as Senator David Levy Yulee and James...
Dates: Created: 1817-1942; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966
Collection — Box 147
Identifier: MSS 0-119
Scope and Contents Photocopy of receipt from Fort Gilliland, Newnansville, Alachua County, Florida, April 1, 1838 to a Dr. Isaac Garrarone. The receipt is in reference to the hiring of a wagon team and driver to transport goods between forts for the 1st Battalion, 6th Regiment in operation against the Seminole Indians from April 1 to September 1, 1838.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1965
Collection — Box 147
Identifier: MSS 0-120
Scope and Contents Petition dated Fort Micanopy, East Florida, April 5, 1840, and addressed to Joel R. Poinsett, Secretary of War, Washington City, D.C. The petition prays that James Child of Alachua County, Florida be appointed as 2nd Lieutenant in a Regiment of the United States Military "now serving in Florida." The petition sets forth Child's qualifications, and bears the signature of Captain William Whistler, Captain B.S.V. Bonneville, Adjutant General, R. C. Gatlin, J. S. Saunders, 2nd Lieutenant, S. B. Gannette, 2nd Lieutenant, and Charles W. Dougwell, Surgeon, United States of America.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in April 5, 1840; Other: Date acquired: 06/21/1955
Collection — Box 150
Identifier: MSS 0-156
Scope and Contents Typed copies of letters and documents originating in Tallahassee, Leon County and Newnansville, Alachua County, Florida, and Paris, France pertain to land grants of General Lafayette and "grant land for the seat of government in the territory of Florida.
Dates: Created: 1825-1857
Collection — Box 156
Identifier: MSS 0-217
Scope and Contents Report of the Treasurer for School Land 16th Section Township 8, Range 18, Alachua County, Florida (1846) by J. W. Pearson, Treasurer, to John Beard, Register, Tallahassee, who was also state Superintendent of Schools. The report cover rentals of lands for the year 1846, with remarks by the treasurer and by the sheriff.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1846; Other: Date acquired: 06/05/1952
Identifier: MSS 1990-001
Abstract Sound recordings and transcripts of interviews for project "An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement in Tallahassee, Florida 1956-1966: Personal Interviews with Key Civil Rights Leaders, Spokesmen, and Participants," prepared by Dr. Jackson Lee Ice for the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and Religion, Department of Religion, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Supported by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation.
Dates: Created: 1957, 1978; Other: Majority of material found in 1978; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1978