52 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Alachua County "
Alachua County Returns for Presidential Election of 1860

Alachua County Returns for Presidential Election of 1860

Date
1860-11-09
Description
The 1860 election return for Alachua County which voted overwhelmingly for Southern Democrat John C. Breckinridge. He would also win the statewide totals.
Collection
Description of Florida Defenders of the Environment, 1970

Description of Florida Defenders of the Environment, 1970

Date
1970-04
Description
Description of the Florida Defenders of the Environment, including their purpose, where they get their information and why they do not support the Cross Florida Barge Canal.
Collection
Articles of Incorporation for the Florida Moss-Hair Company, 1888

Articles of Incorporation for the Florida Moss-Hair Company, 1888

Date
1888-08-11
Description
Legal document establishing a corporation titled the Florida Moss-Hair Company, consisting of J.W. Williams, E.E. Voyle, C.A. Barnes, James Doig, and H. Magee, all of Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida. The purpose of the corporation was to build a factory to process natural Spanish moss into "moss hair," and then sell it.
Collection
Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

Date
1879 (circa)
Description
Ledger containing a record of permits issued to private individuals to cut timber on state lands in Florida. For each numbered permit, the ledger lists the name of the permit holder, his county of residence, the kind of timber to be cut, where it could be cut from, and where it was to be delivered after cutting. This ledger documents an important source of income for Floridians in the late 19th century. Many of the permit holders were farmers who cut timber for additional cash.
Collection
"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900

"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900

Date
1900 (circa)
Description
Sylvanus M. Hankins' recollections of his experiences as an enlisted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War in Florida. Hankins was a private in Company D of the 1st Florida Reserve Regiment for the Confederacy which was one of the units that fought at the Battle of Natural Bridge in March 1865. Hankins begins by discussing Florida's secession in 1861, when Hankins was 14 years old. He recalls how Floridians intially reacted to the threat of war; the raising of military units; the death of his cousin resulting from combat wounds and imprisonment; the imprisonment of women and children and the burning of their homes if their husbands, fathers or brothers were suspected of deserting; the shooting of deserters; the wartime treatment of African-Americans; Hankins' enlistment at age 16; escorting prisoners to Andersonville; the Battle of Natural Bridge; and other wartime events. The date of these recollections is unknown.
Collection
Letter from Marjorie Harris Carr to Ozro Earle Frye Jr., 1974

Letter from Marjorie Harris Carr to Ozro Earle Frye Jr., 1974

Date
1974-06-13
Description
Letter from environmental activist Marjorie Harris Carr to Ozro Earle Frye Jr. of the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission regarding ways to inform legislators about issues facing Florida's environment.
Collection
Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970

Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970

Date
1970-11
Description
A map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project.
Collection
Letter and Related Alachua Audubon Society Correspondence from Marjorie Harris Carr to W. Randolph Hodges, 1965

Letter and Related Alachua Audubon Society Correspondence from Marjorie Harris Carr to W. Randolph Hodges, 1965

Date
1965-12-04
Description
A letter from Marjorie Harris Carr, co-chairman for conservation at the Alachua Audubon Society, to W. Randolph Hodges, director of the State Board of Conservation, requesting a public hearing be called regarding the realignment of a section of the Cross Florida Barge Canal from Silver Springs to the St. Johns River. Additional documentation includes "A Summary of the Pertinent Factors in the Campaign by Conservationists to Preserve the Ocklawaha River Wilderness Area" from the Alachua Audubon Society; a news release from the Alachua Audubon Society regarding the efforts by conservation organizations to realign the route of the Cross Florida Barge Canal between Silver Springs and the St. Johns River, and the text of a letter sent to Lady Bird Johnson, first lady of the United States, about saving the Ocklawaha and Suwannee rivers in Florida; and Lady Bird Johnson's response to the Alachua Audubon Society's letter thanking the organization for their letter and saying she will not be able to visit the rivers because she is focusing on President Lyndon Johnson's health and recovery.
Collection
Thomas Benton Ellis - Civil War Recollections, 1913

Thomas Benton Ellis - Civil War Recollections, 1913

Date
1913-09-30
Description
Recollections of Thomas Benton Ellis about his experiences during the American Civil War.
Collection
Notice of Meeting with United Band of America General Superintendent, 1925

Notice of Meeting with United Band of America General Superintendent, 1925

Date
1925
Description
Circular letter with meeting time for United Band of America band number 30 of Tallahassee. The meeting was held with General Superintendent A. P. Postell and others, and participants discussed members, policies, finances and related information.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s21_b046_f12_01Alachua County Returns for Presidential Election of 1860TextCivil war
Elections
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s2024_b001_f03_01Description of Florida Defenders of the Environment, 1970TextGreen movement
Nature conservation
Environmental protection
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s186_b192_f612_01Articles of Incorporation for the Florida Moss-Hair Company, 1888TextSpanish moss industry
Legal documents
Business enterprises
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s1814_v001_01Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885TextLumber trade
Licenses
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s1725_b001_f01_01"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900TextAmerican Civil War--letters and diaries
American Civil War--United States--Collected correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate.
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Natural Bridge (Fla.), Battle of, 1865
Civil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
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s1393_b005_f22_01Letter from Marjorie Harris Carr to Ozro Earle Frye Jr., 1974TextGreen movement
Nature conservation
Environmental protection
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s1237_b004_f05_x01Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970TextCanals--Design and construction
Canals--Florida--Maps
Land development
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s1237_b004_f03_x01Letter and Related Alachua Audubon Society Correspondence from Marjorie Harris Carr to W. Randolph Hodges, 1965TextCanals--Design and construction
Land development
Conservationists
Environmentalists
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n2017-139_b001_f01_01Thomas Benton Ellis - Civil War Recollections, 1913TextCivil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
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n2017-131_b004_f06_14Notice of Meeting with United Band of America General Superintendent, 1925TextFraternal organizations--Florida/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/n2017-131_b004_f06_14.jpg