40 items found
Identifier contains "s131_b018_f02"
Correspondence Relating to a Proposed Disney Theme for Homecoming at the University of Florida, 1966

Correspondence Relating to a Proposed Disney Theme for Homecoming at the University of Florida, 1966

Date
1966
Description
Letter from Disney's Florida attorney Paul Helliwell advising Joe Chapman of Governor Haydon Burns' office regarding the possibility of using a Disney theme for the 1966 homecoming celebrations at the University of Florida in Gainesville. A letter from Chapman conveying the substance of Helliwell's letter to Butch Wooten at the University of Florida is included.
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Correspondence Relating to a Proposed Letter to Disney Officials Recommending Cooperation with the Florida Telephone Corporation, 1966

Correspondence Relating to a Proposed Letter to Disney Officials Recommending Cooperation with the Florida Telephone Corporation, 1966

Date
1966
Description
This correspondence centers on a proposed letter to Disney officials authored by State Representative Bill Reedy but intended to come from Governor Haydon Burns, recommending cooperation between Disney and the Florida Telephone Corporation (FTC) for telephone service for Walt Disney World. A draft of the letter is included, as are letters from Merrill Lynch and Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company offering their support for an FTC expansion. Burns' response declining to send the proposed letter is included.
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Letter from Alex Starr to Governor Haydon Burns Asking for Information About Land in the Vicinity of Walt Disney World, August 31, 1966

Letter from Alex Starr to Governor Haydon Burns Asking for Information About Land in the Vicinity of Walt Disney World, August 31, 1966

Date
1966-08-31
Description
Letter from Alex Starr of Chicago, Illinois, asking where in Florida Walt Disney and Roy Rogers planned to build their resorts, and whether nearby land might be available for sale.
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Letter from Bill Warden to Frank Stockton Asking for Contacts at Disney, May 19, 1966

Letter from Bill Warden to Frank Stockton Asking for Contacts at Disney, May 19, 1966

Date
1966-05-19
Description
Letter from Bill Warden, a staffer for Congressman Sam Gibbons, to Frank Stockton, assistant to Governor Haydon Burns, asking for help getting in touch with Disney officials about the possibility of employment. Warden's resume is included.
Collection
Letter from Commander Lawrence F. Cooney to Governor Haydon Burns Asking for Help Getting a Job from Disney, May 13, 1966

Letter from Commander Lawrence F. Cooney to Governor Haydon Burns Asking for Help Getting a Job from Disney, May 13, 1966

Date
1966-05-13
Description
Letter from Commander Lawrence Francis Cooney to Governor Haydon Burns, asking for contacts for seeking employment with the new Disney project in Florida.
Collection
Letter from Disney Representative Paul Helliwell Ascertaining the Itinerary for a Visit by Disney Officials to Tallahassee, February 11, 1966

Letter from Disney Representative Paul Helliwell Ascertaining the Itinerary for a Visit by Disney Officials to Tallahassee, February 11, 1966

Date
1966-02-11
Description
Letter from Walt Disney's main representative in Florida, Paul Helliwell, to Governor Haydon Burns, outlining an itinerary for Disney officials during their visit to Tallahassee in February 1966.
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Letter from Frank G. Lucey to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding a Proposal for Walt Disney, January 11, 1966

Letter from Frank G. Lucey to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding a Proposal for Walt Disney, January 11, 1966

Date
1966-01-11
Description
Letter from Frank G. Lucey of Fern Park, Florida to Governor Haydon Burns, enclosing a proposal he had recently sent to Walt Disney. Lucey asks for help getting Disney's attention, enclosing a copy of his letter to Disney.
Collection
Letter from Governor Haydon Burns to General William Everett Potter Regarding a Study for the Reedy Creek Flood Control Basin, March 28, 1966

Letter from Governor Haydon Burns to General William Everett Potter Regarding a Study for the Reedy Creek Flood Control Basin, March 28, 1966

Date
1966-03-28
Description
Letter from Governor Haydon Burns to General William Everett Potter of the Disney interests, explaining that the United States Army Corps of Engineers had agreed to ask Congress for authority to fast-track a study for the Reedy Creek Flood Control Basin. In an enclosed letter, General Harry Woodbury explains that the Corps would be able to pay for the work with existing funds allocated to a study on nearby Shingle Creek.
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Letter from John E. Adkins to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Greyhond Bus Service for Walt Disney World, with Governor Burns' Response, 1966

Letter from John E. Adkins to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Greyhond Bus Service for Walt Disney World, with Governor Burns' Response, 1966

Date
1966
Description
Letter from John E. Adkins, vice-president of traffic for Southern Greyhound Lines, to Governor Haydon Burns, asking for help learning about how Greyhound might be able to cater to travelers heading to and from Walt Disney World. In his response, Governor Burns notes that it was likely too early to discuss the transportation needs of Walt Disney World, but that Disney officials would likely start conversations on that topic well in advance of the park's opening.
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Letter from John H. Davis to Governor Haydon Burns Asking for Contact Information for Disney Officials, April 15, 1966

Letter from John H. Davis to Governor Haydon Burns Asking for Contact Information for Disney Officials, April 15, 1966

Date
1966-04-15
Description
Letter from botany professor John H. Davis to Governor Haydon Burns, asking for help contacting Disney officials about potentially working for their new operation in Florida.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s131_b018_f02_12Correspondence Relating to a Proposed Disney Theme for Homecoming at the University of Florida, 1966textStudent activities
College students--Social life and customs
License agreements
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s131_b018_f02_11Correspondence Relating to a Proposed Letter to Disney Officials Recommending Cooperation with the Florida Telephone Corporation, 1966textAmusement parks--Planning
Telecommunication
Telecommunication systems--Finance
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s131_b018_f02_36Letter from Alex Starr to Governor Haydon Burns Asking for Information About Land in the Vicinity of Walt Disney World, August 31, 1966textReal property
Real estate investment
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s131_b018_f02_13Letter from Bill Warden to Frank Stockton Asking for Contacts at Disney, May 19, 1966textJob hunting/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_13.jpg
s131_b018_f02_34Letter from Commander Lawrence F. Cooney to Governor Haydon Burns Asking for Help Getting a Job from Disney, May 13, 1966textJob hunting
Retired military personnel
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s131_b018_f02_27Letter from Disney Representative Paul Helliwell Ascertaining the Itinerary for a Visit by Disney Officials to Tallahassee, February 11, 1966textAmusement parks--Planning
Industrial relations--Government policy
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s131_b018_f02_33Letter from Frank G. Lucey to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding a Proposal for Walt Disney, January 11, 1966textAmusement parks--Planning/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_33.jpg
s131_b018_f02_26Letter from Governor Haydon Burns to General William Everett Potter Regarding a Study for the Reedy Creek Flood Control Basin, March 28, 1966textAmusement parks--Planning
Flood control
Amusement parks--Design and construction
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s131_b018_f02_06Letter from John E. Adkins to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Greyhond Bus Service for Walt Disney World, with Governor Burns' Response, 1966textBus lines--Planning
Amusement parks--Planning
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s131_b018_f02_40Letter from John H. Davis to Governor Haydon Burns Asking for Contact Information for Disney Officials, April 15, 1966textJob hunting/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_40.jpg
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