Letter of Resignation from Adam Young to Governor Marcellus Stearns, 1876

332709
Date
1876-06-09
Collection
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Description
Letter written by Adam Young, collector of revenue for Suwannee County, to Governor Marcellus L. Stearns, resigning his position. Stearns indicates his acceptance of Young's resignation on the reverse, adding the stipulation that it would take effect when his successor qualified for the office.
Type
text

Luraville Phosphate Company Stock Certificate, ca. 1890s

333808
Date
1890
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A blank Luraville Phosphate Company stock certificate for $100.
Type
text

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

318848
Date
1919
Collection
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Description
Map of the Dixie Highway system, drawn by Rudolph J. Shutting of Chattanooga. The map shows the route traversing the U.S. from Michigan and Chicago south to Miami, including alternate or auxiliary routes along the way. The Dixie Highway was first proposed in 1915 by Carl Graham Fisher.
Type
text

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

338010
Date
1879
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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 a...
Type
text

Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

332911
Date
1970
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Series of newsletters published by Lawton Chiles' 1970 campaign for U.S. Senate during Chiles' walk across Florida. The reports describe the route Chiles took, as well as the people he met and the topics they discussed. Other politicians, representing local and state governments, joined Chiles at va...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
Collection
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Description
Advertisement for the Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad, including a map of the railroad and its connections in Florida and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as far as New York City. The ad describes the services provided by the railroad company, and lists many of its agents in vario...
Type
text

"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1865

339293
Date
1865
Collection
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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 Marc...
Type
text

Letter from Frank Drew to George Frank Drew, 1918

336087
Date
1918-11-12
Collection
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Description
Letter from Frank Drew to his son George Frank Drew describing his relief that the war is over, the government in Germany and news about the family.
Type
text

Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892

326740
Date
1892
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Welcome to Hamilton County: Jasper, Jennings and White Springs Brochure, ca. 1970

339303
Date
1970
Collection
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Description
A brochure advertising Hamilton County to potential visitors and residents. This brochure includes information about real estate, education and health facilities, local attractions, recreational activites, public utilities and economic data. There are also maps of Hamilton County and the cities of J...
Type
text

Stephen Foster Memorial Brochure, 1959

339302
Date
1959
Collection
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Description
A brochure providing information about the attractions, amenities, hours of operation and rates at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida.
Type
text

Stephen Foster Memorial Brochure, ca. 1970

339298
Date
1970
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure describing the many activities and attractions at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Spings, Florida, such as Nelly Bly's Kitchen, Conestoga wagon tours and the Foster Museum.
Type
text

The Colonial Hotel, White Springs, Florida, Brochure, ca. 1950

339301
Date
1950
Collection
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Description
A brochure advertising the Colonial Hotel and the White Sulphur Springs in White Springs, Florida. The brochure includes descriptions of hotel amenities, local attractions and a breakdown of the various minerals in the springs as well as descriptions of the historical use of Florida springs in heali...
Type
text

Florida Folk Festival Poem by Thelma Boltin, ca. 1958

332428
Date
1958
Collection
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Description
Poem written by Thelma Boltin, director of the Florida Folk Festival, describing the sixth annual festival.
Type
text

Hamilton County, Florida, Brochure, 1964

339300
Date
1964
Collection
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Description
A brochure advertising Hamilton County to potential visitors and businesses. This brochure contains information about the history of Hamilton County as well as industry statistics, places to live and recreational actvities.
Type
text

Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846

331494
Date
1846-06-15
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A copy of a letter to Governor William Moseley from Sam S. Sibley in which Sibley advises the governor about the defenses needed throughout the state to protect against a potential attack from Mexico during the Mexican War. Sibley outlines the number of men needed for adequate defense and the amount...
Type
text

Promotional Brochure for the Lewis Turpentine Still and Plantation in Brooksville, Fla.

326641
Date
1930
Collection
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Description
Promotional brochure for the Lewis Tupentine Still and Plantation, "A phase of Old South life never before presented to the public."
Type
image

Letter from Governor George Franklin Drew to his daughter Vannie, 1900

336063
Date
1900-09-24
Collection
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Description
Letter from former Florida Governor George Franklin Drew to his daugter Vannie describing a stroke or similar attack that his wife of 48 years had suffered that morning. Amelia, Drew's wife would die two days later on September 26.
Type
text

Petition to Establish the East Florida Seminary in Alachua County, 1852

339317
Date
1852
Collection
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Description
A petition calling upon the General Assembly to establish a seminary for East Florida at Newnansville, which was then the county seat for Alachua County. Written in 1852 and signed by 150 white male residents of Alachua County, the petition provides the names of a substantial number of the total pop...
Type
text

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

327571
Date
1949-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A program for the inauguration of Fuller Warren.
Type
text

Poem "Our Beautiful Historic Florida" by R.R. Riley, principal of Zephyrhills High School

212377
Date
1923
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poem about Florida written to honor National Education Week (1923).
Type
text

Program of Recitals at the Singing Tower, 1936-37

299289
Date
1936
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program describing upcoming carillon recitals at the Bok Singing Tower in Lake Wales, Florida. Anton Brees was the carilloneur. The program lists the tunes to be played, along with their creators. A map is included on the back page. The program was published by the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce.
Type
text

Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union Program

297432
Date
1903-04-21
Collection
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Description
Program of events for the Twentieth annual meeting of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Type
text

"Cedar Key Guide" brochure

297403
Date
1985
Collection
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Description
Brochure promoting the history, recreation, business, and culture of Cedar Key.
Type
text

National Guard Program for Governor Haydon Burns, Jan. 5, 1965

297444
Date
1965-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program of the Inauguration of Governor Haydon Burns, held January 5, 1965 in Tallahassee, Florida
Type
text

Program of the Inauguration of Farris Bryant as Governor of the State of Florida, January 3, 1961

297451
Date
1961-01-03
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Inauguration of Farris Bryant as Governor of The State of Florida and the Members of the Cabinet. January 3, 1961
Type
text

Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor, 1983 - program

297446
Date
1983-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor Wayne Mixson of Florida, January 4, 1983 in Tallahassee, Florida
Type
text

Reubin Askew Inauguration Program

297430
Date
1971-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the 1971 inauguration of Reubin Askew
Type
text

Askew Inaugural Detail

297429
Date
1975-01-07
Collection
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Description
Program for Florida Highway Patrol detail for the 1975 Askew inauguration.
Type
text

Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

326727
Date
1905-11-15
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Official programme for the Florida State Fair held from November 15-20, 1905 in Tampa, Florida.
Type
text

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