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Citrus fruit industry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Fairbanks Collection

 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...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1817-1942; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966

Florida Commission World's Fair Promotional Materials

Identifier: MSS 2016-004
Scope and Contents

Press releases, correspondence, and promotional publications issued by the Florida Commissions for the World's Fairs of 1933 (Chicago) and 1939 (New York City).

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1931-1939

Florida Promotional and Historical Materials

Identifier: MSS 1967-113
Scope and Contents

Advertisements for land, goods, and services in Florida. Specific locations include Duval, Flagler, Leon, Manatee, Marion, and Putnam Counties. Also known as MSS 0-113

Online Copies Available

Majority of materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1838-1912; Other: Date acquired: 10/04/1954

Henry Oxdel letter

 Collection — Box 156
Identifier: MSS 0-213
Scope and Contents

This item is a holograph letter of Henry Oxdel, of St. Augustine, Florida, to Hugh White, Esq., of Cohores, Albany County, New York. The letter indicates that Oxdel was handling Florida real estate matters for White, and that they might have been old friends. Oxdel informs White of a shortage of orange seeds and asked, "Can you contrive to send me all your spare orange seeds. There is quite a race & rage to get orange seeds here..." Names mentioned in the letter were, G. L. Phillips, Esq., P. S. Smith, Esq. "who is considered here the best counsellor in such matters," and T. Brown.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in January 1, 1839

T. W. T. Curtis Papers

 Collection — Box 142
Identifier: MSS 0-82
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters, dated 1886, from T. W. T. Curtis of New Haven, Connecticut, to John S. Wycoff of Citra, Florida, concerning joint holdings in citrus groves in Florida. The correspondence is especially interesting from the point of view of grading, marketing and pricing as compared to methods employed by the citrus industry in 1963. Other letters are from D. L. Yulee of Washington, to Colonel E. I. Lutterloch in Florida, relative to transfer of land for construction of the Suwannee & Gulf Railroad. There is also a picture in this collection which offers a bird's eye view of Cedar Key, Florida.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1886; Other: Date acquired: 11/17/1961

William J. Howey Scrapbook

 Collection — Wrapped Package
Identifier: MSS 1971-143
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook of William J. Howey provides a clear exposition of the activities of the Republican party in Florida during 1928 when he ran for governor of the state. It contains newspaper clippings pertaining to his political opponents, economic conditions, and the development of the citrus industry in Florida.

Also known as MSS 0-143.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1928-1938; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1971