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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Waller Gilchrist Papers

 Collection — Box 148
Identifier: 01-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: Created: 1876-1929

Ella Scoble Opperman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00-MSS 1969-196
Abstract Correspondence, articles, speech material, notebooks, daybooks, music record books, photographs, memorabilia, and legal records documenting the personal and professional life of Ella Scoble Opperman, the first Dean of the Florida State College for Women School of Music. Includes Opperman family papers.
Dates: Created: 1719-1963; Other: Majority of material found in 1900-1963

Hollingsworth Papers

 Collection — Box 513
Identifier: MSS 1968-140
Scope and Contents The Mount Vernon Plantation (the name was later changed to Pickney Hills) was located in Jefferson County about seven miles east of Monticello, Florida with a view overlooking "Razor Lake," so named by Mr. Hollingsworth because of its shape. The number of slaves listed, the livestock listed, records of sales of farm products, purchases of supplies, and descriptions of different parcels of land shown in the Last Will of John Hollingsworth indicate that Mount Vernon Plantation covered rather extensive acreage. The will also shows that he owned a home near Edgefield, South Carolina, which was situated on "about eleven hundred acres." The papers consist of...
Dates: Created: 1768-1887, 1916; Other: Majority of material found in 1788-1887

J.A. Falkner Family records

 Collection — Box 146
Identifier: 01-MSS 1967-105
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of photocopies of a marriage certificate of J.A. Falkner and Jane M. Wilder, Tampa, Florida, August 7, 1858 (2 copies), and of a "Family Record" of the Falkner family showing names, place of birth, date of birth, date of marriage and date of death of 15 family members. Also known as MSS 0-105.
Dates: Created: 1831-1907; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1967

John MacKay Shaw Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01-MSS 2008-006
Abstract The John MacKay Shaw Collection consists of the Childhood in Poetry Collection and other materials he collected that relate to the six themes that are evident throughout the Collection: bibliography, biography, children, collecting, publishing, and writing. These other materials include articles, audiovisual materials, biographical materials, catalogs, correspondence, literary materials, notes, photographs, programs, and publications documenting his personal, business, and collecting activities.
Dates: Created: 1737-2007

Monticello Genealogy Records from Family Bibles

 Collection — Box 152
Identifier: MSS 1-11
Scope and Contents Photocopies from various family Bibles of families in and around Monticello, Florida. 1. Bird Family, entries cover the years 1890-1963. 2. Bishop, M. E., entries cover the years 1826-1965. 3. Brinson Family, entries cover the years 1835-1966. 4. Brown Family, entries cover the years 1818-1918. 5. Bud Family, entries cover the years 1788-1968. 6. Denham, A., Family, entries cover the years 1836-1939. 7. Finlayson Family, entries cover the years 1811-1967. 8. Hollingsworth Family, entries cover the years 1790-1943. 9. Leonard and Palmer Families, entries cover the years 1758-1953. 10. Partridge Family, entries cover the years 1797-1947. 11. Simkins Family, entries cover the years...
Dates: 1758-1968

Munnerlyn Family Papers

 Collection — Box 153
Identifier: MSS 1984-07
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopied notes and letter transcripts of the Munnerlyn Family. Among the items are genealogical notes on the family (photocopied); Civil War letters of James Keene Munnerlyn, 1861-1864, (Typescript translations of letters, photocopied); and notes about the materials (photocopied).
Dates: 1843-1864; Majority of material found in 1843, 1861-1864

Ruby Diamond Family Papers

 Collection — Box Folder3
Identifier: 01-MSS 2007-037
Abstract Correspondence, genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to Ruby Diamond and the related Hirschberg and Williams families.
Dates: Created: 1860-1994

Tallahassee Genealogical Society, Inc. Records

Identifier: 01-MSS 2010-001
Abstract This collection contains business records, publications, correspondence and manuscripts created and maintained by the Tallahassee Genealogical Society (TGS). The format of the records are in paper, book and digital format.
Dates: Created: 1981-

Thomas LeRoy Collins Papers

 Collection — 28 Linear ft.
Identifier: MSS 1991-012
Scope and Contents The Thomas LeRoy Collins Papers, 1903-1991, largely document this prominent Florida statesman's post-Gubernatorial career (1961-1991). While these materials are predominantly from this period, there are also files from his earlier years as Florida Representative, Florida Senator, and Florida Governor. The collection includes campaign materials, correspondence, newsclippings, records from organizations in which he served, speeches, and press releases. In addition, there are articles written by Collins, books, personal memorabilia, photographs, and sound and video recordings. Miscellaneous items include articles about Collins and personal reference (information) files. The...
Dates: Created: 1909-1991