Portrait of John Batterson Stetson, founding trustee and donor to Stetson University

Portrait of John Batterson Stetson, founding trustee and donor to Stetson University


Image Number

  • PR13055

Year

  • Not after 1906

Series Title

General Note

  • Born in Orange, New Jersey, John Stetson learned hat making from his father. In 1865, he moved to Philadelphia and began making his famous Stetson hats. After making millions, Stetson began sponsoring charitable and educational organizations, including both Temple and Stetson universities. He later moved to DeLand, Florida where he lived until his death in 1906.
  • New York philanthropist Henry A. DeLand founded Florida?s first private university, DeLand University, in 1883. In 1889, the name was changed to Stetson University in honor of founding trustee and major donor John B. Stetson.

Rights

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject


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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of John Batterson Stetson, founding trustee and donor to Stetson University. Not after 1906. Black & white photonegative, 5 x 4 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/11455>, accessed 15 December 2017.

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Portrait of John Batterson Stetson, founding trustee and donor to Stetson University. Not after 1906. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 15 Dec. 2017.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/11455>.

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(State Archives of Florida)