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Tavares (Fla.)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Fenton McArthur Prewitt Newspaper Collection

 Collection — Box 154
Identifier: MSS 0-208
Scope and Contents

Collection includes newspaper clippings from Waldo and Plant City, Florida papers.

Dates: 1895-1933; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1968

Memoranda on Tavares

 Collection — Box 157
Identifier: MSS 0-240a
Scope and Contents

Typed copy of manuscript with two letters by Alex St. Clair Abrams, Attorney at Law, to Miss Elizabeth Burleigh, to whom he sent a copy of the article, in compliance with her request. The memoranda is the history of Tavares' development.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1875-1925; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1963

Story of Early Tavares

 Collection — Box 157
Identifier: MSS 0-240
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typed manuscript by Cora Peet Hammond from historical data collected by two seventh grade school girls under the direction of their teacher, Miss Tanner, to be left as a permanent record in their library. Very good narrative for girls of that age, about the origin of Lake County, the founder of Tavares, housing of the first county seat, and of some of the early settlers of Tavares.

Also includes two copies of "The Little Hustler" printed in Tavares, dating to October 5, 1895.

Dates: Other: 1944; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1963; October 5, 1895