40 items found
Identifier contains "s131_b018_f02"
Sorted by Title
Anonymous Letter to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Walt Disney Enterprises, 1966

Anonymous Letter to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Walt Disney Enterprises, 1966

Date
1966-02-01
Description
Anonymous letter to Governor Haydon Burns suggesting that he look closely at the history of Walt Disney Enterprises' relationship with an entertainment venue called "Celebrities Center" in Denver, Colorado. Enclosed is a photostatic copy of part of a lease agreement containing a list of stock shares in Celebrities that were purchased by a series of buyers to make it a subsidiary of another company. The letter is signed "Dough Rae Mea."
Collection
Biographical Sketch of Walt Disney, ca. 1963

Biographical Sketch of Walt Disney, ca. 1963

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
Biographical sketch of Walt Disney published by WED Enterprises, Inc., including a list of Disney's films and other projects.
Collection
Copy of a Letter from William C. Lantaff to Walt Disney Inviting Him to Attend a Dinner Given by the Orange Bowl Committee, April 25, 1966

Copy of a Letter from William C. Lantaff to Walt Disney Inviting Him to Attend a Dinner Given by the Orange Bowl Committee, April 25, 1966

Date
1966-04-25
Description
Copy of an invitation from William C. Lantaff, Vice President of the Orange Bowl Committee, to Walt Disney asking him to attend a dinner honoring executives of businesses that contribute to the economy of Florida and especially Dade County.
Collection
Correspondence Between E.B. Gay and Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Taxation for Walt Disney World, 1966

Correspondence Between E.B. Gay and Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Taxation for Walt Disney World, 1966

Date
1966
Description
Letter from E.B. Gay to Governor Haydon Burns, recommending that he replace J. Ed Straughn, director of the Florida Revenue Commission, because Straughn had publicly touted an impending tax break for Walt Disney's new project in Florida. In his response, Burns notes that the exemption was limited to specific items.
Collection
Correspondence Between Harry Coe and Joe Chapman Regarding a Trip to California to Study Disneyland, December 1965-January 1966

Correspondence Between Harry Coe and Joe Chapman Regarding a Trip to California to Study Disneyland, December 1965-January 1966

Date
1965
Description
This correspondence begins with a letter from Joe Chapman, administrative assistant to Governor Haydon Burns, to Harry Coe of the Florida Revenue Commission, asking for names of Disney representatives who should be thanked for courtesies on a recent fact-finding trip to California to study Disneyland. Disney had recently announced plans to build something similar in Florida. Coe's response is included, along with a list of names of people associated with the Disney project in Florida.
Collection
Correspondence Between Richard Edgerton and Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Potential Work Relating to Walt Disney World, 1966

Correspondence Between Richard Edgerton and Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Potential Work Relating to Walt Disney World, 1966

Date
1966
Description
Letter from Richard Edgerton, president of the Lakeside Inn in Mount Dora, to Governor Haydon Burns, indirectly asking for help getting involved with hotel and restaurant operations associated with Walt Disney World. In his response, Burns notes that his personal direct involvement with Disney World was not yet a reality. Another letter from Edgerton to Burns following the governor's response is included.
Collection
Correspondence Regarding an Invitation to Walt Disney to Speak at a State Conference on Beautification, 1966

Correspondence Regarding an Invitation to Walt Disney to Speak at a State Conference on Beautification, 1966

Date
1966
Description
This correspondence begins with a letter from Ney Landrum to Governor Haydon Burns asking that the governor invite Walt Disney to be present at a state conference on beautification in fall 1966. A letter from Governor Burns to Disney making the invitation is included, along with Disney's response declining it, citing "stage fright."
Collection
Correspondence Regarding Having Walt Disney Serve as the "Fall Guy" for the Saints and Sinners Club of Miami Beach, 1966

Correspondence Regarding Having Walt Disney Serve as the "Fall Guy" for the Saints and Sinners Club of Miami Beach, 1966

Date
1966
Description
Letter from Governor Haydon Burns' administrative assistant Joe Chapman to Paul Helliwell, Walt Disney's Florida attorney, asking whether it would be prudent to forward an invitation from the Saints and Sinners Club of Miami Beach to Walt Disney, asking Disney to appear at one of their functions. A responde from Helliwell is included, as is another letter from Chapman to Adrian Thal of the Saints and Sinners organization conveying final thoughts on the request.
Collection
Correspondence Regarding the Location of a Branch of Pepsico in Florida, 1965-1966

Correspondence Regarding the Location of a Branch of Pepsico in Florida, 1965-1966

Date
1965
Description
Letter from Governor Haydon Burns to Donald Kendall, president of Pepsico, welcoming Pepsi's expansion into Florida. The letter was written at the request of Dan Wright. A response from Harry Warren, director of citrus products planning and development for Pepsico, is included.
Collection
Correspondence Relating to a Children's Story Written by Alma M. Lassen for Potential Use at Walt Disney World, 1965-1966

Correspondence Relating to a Children's Story Written by Alma M. Lassen for Potential Use at Walt Disney World, 1965-1966

Date
1965
Description
Letters between author Alma M. Lassen of St. Petersburg, her attorneys, and several state officials regarding a children's story Lassen wanted to pitch to Walt Disney Enterprises titled "Bimbo Visits Santa."
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s131_b018_f02_29Anonymous Letter to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Walt Disney Enterprises, 1966textIndustrial relations--Government policy/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_29.jpg
s131_b018_f02_03Biographical Sketch of Walt Disney, ca. 1963textBusinessmen--Biography
Biographies
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_03.jpg
s131_b018_f02_35Copy of a Letter from William C. Lantaff to Walt Disney Inviting Him to Attend a Dinner Given by the Orange Bowl Committee, April 25, 1966textPlace marketing
Industry
Special events
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_35.jpg
s131_b018_f02_16Correspondence Between E.B. Gay and Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Taxation for Walt Disney World, 1966textCorporations--Taxation
State governments--Officials and employees
Tax exemption
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_16.jpg
s131_b018_f02_01Correspondence Between Harry Coe and Joe Chapman Regarding a Trip to California to Study Disneyland, December 1965-January 1966textAmusement parks--Planning
Amusement parks--Design
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_01.jpg
s131_b018_f02_07Correspondence Between Richard Edgerton and Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Potential Work Relating to Walt Disney World, 1966textHospitality industry
Amusement parks--Planning
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_07.jpg
s131_b018_f02_15Correspondence Regarding an Invitation to Walt Disney to Speak at a State Conference on Beautification, 1966textPublic speaking
Conservation of natural resources
Congresses and conventions
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_15.jpg
s131_b018_f02_22Correspondence Regarding Having Walt Disney Serve as the "Fall Guy" for the Saints and Sinners Club of Miami Beach, 1966textSocieties
Public welfare
Charities
Charities--Planning
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_22.jpg
s131_b018_f02_21Correspondence Regarding the Location of a Branch of Pepsico in Florida, 1965-1966textSoft drink industry
Food industry and trade--Government policy
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_21.jpg
s131_b018_f02_09Correspondence Relating to a Children's Story Written by Alma M. Lassen for Potential Use at Walt Disney World, 1965-1966textAmusement parks--Planning
Children's stories
Children's literature
Children's literature, American--Women authors
Children's literature--Authorship
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_09.jpg
Questions and Feedback Form
Please provide your name
Please provide a valid email address
Please provide a valid phone number
Please provide a comment

Please note:
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.