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Saint Augustine (Fla.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Philip Lester Brinson collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02-02.0309
Content Description This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Philip Lester Brinson who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in the tail gunner position on B-26B aircraft number 41-18058 Martin Marauder with the 450th Bomb Squadron, 322nd Bombardment Group (Medium) during World War II. On September 9. 1943, this aircraft was hit by flak on a mission to Boulogne, France. The aircraft subsequently flipped over and crashed into the English Channel which killed the entire crew. Brinson was awarded the Purple Heart medal and Air Medal with 1 oak leaf cluster. This collection includes photographs, documents, Brinson's engraved Purple Heart Medal, and his wallet that was returned to the family after his death.
Dates: Event: 1940-1994

Dr. Mark F. Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-25
Scope and Contents Collection consists mainly of photocopies of original manuscripts in Spanish from Archivos General de Indias, Sevilla, Spain. There are a few translations in Spanish and English in holograph, a few typed copies of the translations and transcription, plus some holograph notes and typed pages of the manuscript by Dr. Boyd. These, the microfilm rolls, and other items that are included in the gift by Dr. Boyd are packed in separate envelopes, boxes and other containers.
Dates: Created: 1635-1843; Other: Date acquired: 04/03/1967

Dr. Mark F. Boyd Collection (additional gift)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-27
Scope and Contents This addition to the Dr. Mark F. Boyd Collection consists chiefly of items relating to the duties and activities of Don Juan Joseph de la Puente, St. Augustine, Florida, who, in 1772, was appointed Auditor of Accounts of the Royal Coffers for the Windward Islands, Province of Florida, Louisiana, Yucatan, Campeche, etc., but as other subjects are embraced, the papers have been separated and filed according to main subjects and envelopes and packages are labeled as such.
Dates: Created: 1516-1965; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1968

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 James...
Dates: Created: 1817-1942; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966

Flagler Enterprises Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-108
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the Florida East Coast Railway and other Flagler enterprises. The papers indicate that they maintained offices in Jacksonville and St. Augustine, Florida. There are job descriptions, blueprints, plans, maps, and permission documents from various government officials to proceed with construction.There is also historical information, such as the corporate history of the Atlantic and East Coast Terminal Company. Within the documentation, there are change orders to provide separate waiting rooms for white and black customers in Jacksonville, Mayport, Orange City, East Palatka, Palm Beach, Rockledge, San Mateo, Stuart, Titusville, West Jupiter,...
Dates: Created: 1884-1917; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1972

Florence Gregory Walker Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: HP 2009-030
Scope and Contents Personal items of Florida State College for Women student Florence Gregory (B.A. Sociology, 1940) and Florida State University (M.S., Social Work, 1962). Items includes photographs, scrapbooks, and other ephemera related to her years as a student at FSCW/FSU.
Dates: Created: 1931-1962; Other: Majority of material found in 1931-1947; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/2009

John Rodman letter regarding Spanish Land Grants

 Collection — Box 156
Identifier: MSS 0-209
Scope and Contents Letter from John Rodman to Joseph Reed Ingersoll on behalf of a Mr. Tibball seeking to place a claim before Congress to obtain indemnification for losses sustained by him, in consequence of his being prevented from cutting timber on land granted to him by the Spanish government, before his grant should be confirmed by the U. S. Government.

Other names mentioned are: Mr. Douglas, the District Attorney; Dr. Peck; Mr. Aken, Land Agent; Mr. Rawls; Judge Story; the Duke of Alagon, the Court of Punnsoritis, and Don Pedro de Vargas.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in February 22, 1837; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1965

St. Augustine, Florida Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 74-1
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, clippings, record books, blueprints, contracts, and related materials. This collection consists of a variety of records of St. Augustine, Florida. There is correspondence of city officials of St. Augustine, including memoranda, minutes, a letterpressbook and related materials. Audit reports to St. Augustine cover examination of the accounts of the city, done by various accounting firms by the city auditor. The collection also contains public relations scrapbooks, containing newspaper clippings about the city, legal notices, and other materials. Other materials in the collection cover a range of subjects, including: festivals, Anastasia...
Dates: Created: 1883-1959; Other: Majority of material found in 1930-1940

William Smith Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: HP 2009-009
Scope and Contents Personal photographs of William Smith, including photos taken for a Photo Journalism class assignment.
Dates: Created: 1953-1956; Other: Date acquired: 03/03/2009