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Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. Performing Arts, Events, and Entertainment.

 Collection — Container: M12-3
Identifier: M12-3

Scope and Contents

Printed materials include event and performance programs, cards and invitations, posters, and schedules. Musical performance programs date from 1923; theater programs and posters date from 1930 and document the performances of theatrical groups no longer extant. Unique items include source materials from the dedication in 1997 of the St. James Building as the new Jacksonville City Hall, the 100th Centennial commemorating the Great Jacksonville Fire of 1901, and the reopening of the Jacksonville Terminal in 1986 as the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. Memorabilia includes souvenir items from major annual events held in Northeast Florida, such as the Florida First Coast Writers' Festival, Florida Forum Lecture Series, Jacksonville Film Festival, and the Much Ado about Books Festival.

Dates

  • Created: 1923-

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. For additional information and to make an appointment to view the collection, contact (904) 620-1533 or e-mail lib-special@unf.edu.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to photograph, publish, quote or reproduce items must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder. The reproduction of materials is subject to the discretion of the Library. Materials may be restricted by donor limitations, compliance with copyright law, and the condition of the materials.

Extent

3.00 Linear Feet

Abstract

Printed materials include event and performance programs, cards and invitations, posters, and schedules. Musical performance programs date from 1923; theater programs and posters date from 1930 and document the performances of theatrical groups no longer extant. Unique items include source materials from the dedication in 1997 of the St. James Building as the new Jacksonville City Hall, the 100th Centennial commemorating the Great Jacksonville Fire of 1901, and the reopening of the Jacksonville Terminal in 1986 as the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. Memorabilia includes souvenir items from major annual events held in Northeast Florida, such as the Florida First Coast Writers' Festival, Florida Forum Lecture Series, Jacksonville Film Festival, and the Much Ado about Books Festival.

Arrangement Note

Collection arranged by performance / performance series / event title, and sub-arranged alphabetically by title of item.

Source of Acquisition

Items acquired via the donations of Linda L. Smith, and Archives staff. It is anticipated that items will continue to be added in the future

Related Materials

Library collection. Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. General Materials. Library collection. Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. Tourism. Library collection. Super Bowl XXXIX Collection. Library collection. Jacksonville Jazz Festival Collection. Descriptions of individual items are available in the Container List. Information about related materials is available at http://www.unf.edu/library/specialcollections/manuscripts/containers/Northeast_Florida_Regional_Ephemera_Collection__Performing_Arts,_Events_and_Entertainment_.aspx

Other Descriptive Information

Container list available. Additional information may be found at http://www.unf.edu/library/specialcollections/manuscripts/containers/Northeast_Florida_Regional_Ephemera_Collection__Performing_Arts,_Events_and_Entertainment_.aspx
Title
Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. Performing Arts, Events, and Entertainment.
Author
Collection Description/Finding Aid prepared by Eileen D. Brady.
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville FL 32224 US
904-620-1533