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Arthur N. Sollee Papers

 Collection — Container: M84-1
Identifier: M84-1
Abstract As Director of the Jacksonville Expressway Authority during the pivotal transportation years of 1956-1972, Mr. Sollee was a major influence in the development of the Jacksonville, Florida road system in Duval County, Florida in the mid-twentieth century. The collection consists primarily of correspondence, subject files and reports, and newspaper clippings relating to transportation projects in Duval County. It includes extensive documentation on the development of Jacksonville's road system,...

Bucky Family Papers

 Collection — Container: M10-1
Identifier: M10-1
Abstract The collection consists of the personal and business correspondence of Bucky Family members and other correspondents from 1893-1915. Most of the letters are incoming correspondence from business associates, close family members, relatives and friends to Jacob (Jake) D. Bucky. Numerous letters from 1893-1895 are written on the "L. Bucki and Son" letterhead stationery.

Camp Joseph E. Johnston (Jacksonville, Fla.) Collection

 Collection — Container: M07-2
Identifier: M07-2
Abstract The collection consists primarily of the correspondence of Wesley "Lee" Bouslog, with 106 letters and envelopes dated from December 31, 1917 to May 21, 1918. The first letter describes his arrival at the Camp, and thereafter, the often lengthy letters detail Bouslog's life as a soldier, including descriptions of his daily meals and routines, and maintenance tasks. The letters provide a glimpse into camp life, with Bouslog relating that more than twenty states were represented in his Barracks,...

Eartha M. M. White Papers

 Collection — Container: M75-1
Identifier: M75-1
Abstract The collection consists of more than 1,000 items, primarily twentieth century material relating to Jacksonville, Florida. Includes letters, documents, and notes relating to the personal, political, and business activities of Eartha M. M. White. Some subject files include publications, reports, programs, photographs, and memorabilia. Of particular interest are materials pertaining to: Prominent African American leaders, e.g., James Weldon Johnson, A. Phillip Randolph, and Simuel Decatur McGill;...

Fleming Family Letters

 Collection — Container: M02-3
Identifier: M02-3
Abstract The collection consists of the personal correspondence of Fleming Family members and other correspondents circa 1879-1930. Most of the letters are incoming correspondence from relatives and friends to the Francis Philip Fleming family members. The core of the collection are condolence letters sent to Mrs. Francis P. Fleming, wife of the Governor, after his death on December 20, 1908.

George W. Simons, Jr. Planning Collection

 Collection — Container: M09-1
Identifier: M09-1
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, publications and printed materials, project and subject files, and photographs relating to Mr. Simons' personal and professional activities throughout his adult life, from his college years until his retirement in 1970. The chronology begins with documentation of his higher education activities, including class notebooks, his thesis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1915) and correspondence with professors. His professional career as a planning,...

Jacksonville, Florida, Urban Beautification Project: Bus Benches

 Collection — Container: M03-2
Identifier: M03-2
Abstract This collection documents the untiring efforts of Jacksonville physician Dr. George Dekle Taylor's twelve-year campaign leading a citizen group in opposition to "the unsightly blemish of the advertising on bus benches which are haphazardly scattered over the community." Two other corollary concerns were that (a) the City and bus companies should provide additional, dignified benches with convenient locations for the bus riding public; and (b) the City investigate the legality of advertising on...

Joe Carlucci Collection

 Collection — Container: M88-1
Identifier: M88-1
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, administrative and subject files, and printed materials relating to Mr. Carlucci's political activities. Few personal items are included. Subject files provide detailed information on highly publicized and controversial Jacksonville, Florida issues (Offshore Power Systems, etc.) and prominent local individuals; extensive documentation on the site selection of the University of North Florida; and insights into the Hans Tanzler mayoral era of Jacksonville...

John E. Mathews, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Container: M83-1
Identifier: M83-1
Abstract John E. Mathews, Jr. was a Florida state legislator from 1956 to 1970 and President of the Florida Senate in 1969-70. He ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Florida in 1963/64 and 1969/70. The collection contains the extensive personal papers, documents, and memorabilia of Mr. Mathews, spanning the years 1920 - 1988. His early years are particularly well documented, with scrapbooks, report cards, awards, etc. The legislative years (1956-70) are chronicled by detailed reports, documents, and...

John P. Varnum Family Collection

 Collection — Container: M02-4
Identifier: M02-4
Abstract The collection consists chiefly of the personal correspondence of Varnum Family members and other correspondents circa 1841-1927, with the bulk of the materials from the family's Jacksonville period of 1877 to 1888. Most of the letters are outgoing correspondence to relatives from Josephine L. Dyer (signed "Josie") Varnum, wife of John P. Varnum.

Nathaniel Glover, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Container: M09-2
Identifier: M09-2
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, personal and subject files, and campaign and printed materials relating to Glover's career, chiefly his election and tenure as Jacksonville Sheriff from 1995 to 2003. The core of the collection are printed materials pertaining to his campaigns for Jacksonville Sheriff (1995; 1999) and Mayor (2003), and photographs showing highlights from his JSO years. The images provide visual documentation of his extensive involvement in the community, through...

National Organization for Women, Jacksonville, Florida, and Jacksonville Women's Movement Collection

 Collection — Container: M09-5
Identifier: M09-5
Abstract The collection contains subject files which chronicle the formative years and development of the Jacksonville, Florida chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and Jacksonville Women's Movement from 1969 to 2002. Resources include printed materials, such as correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings, newsletters, publicity announcements and flyers of local activities, event programs, and early telephone and membership lists. The subject contents are primarily local in scope...

Northeast Florida Community Organizations Collection

 Collection — Container: M03-5
Identifier: M03-5
Abstract The collection contains materials relating to the activities of the following Northeast Florida organizations during the time periods listed: Civic Round Table of Jacksonville, Florida (1990-2000); Community Foundation in Jacksonville (2001); Duval Audubon Society (1993-1996); Florida League of Conservation Voters, Northeast Florida Chapter (1982-1997); Jacksonville Community Council Inc. (1996-2000); Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board (1983-1984); Jacksonville Symphony Association...

Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. General Materials.

 Collection — Container: M12-2
Identifier: M12-2
Abstract The collection provides historical evidence and documentation of daily activities, events and life in Northeast Florida from the mid-nineteenth century to date. The core of the collection are print ephemera, including calendars, cards, certificates, correspondence, folders, journals, pamphlets, posters, stationery, stickers, tax receipts, and tickets. Items span the years 1857-2012, with the bulk of the materials concentrated in the late twentieth century. Unique early printed items include an...

Records of the American Society of Criminology, Division on Women and Crime

 Collection — Container: M06-1
Identifier: M06-1
Abstract The records contain the official archives of the organization, consisting of organizational documents, general and subject correspondence, annual reports and financial statements, minutes and agendas of general and Executive Board meetings, and membership lists. The bulk of the materials is correspondence between the Chair and Executive Board members relating to Division activities, such as elections of officers, award nominations, etc. The majority of the Division's work is undertaken by...

Records of the Sexual Assault Advisory Council (Jacksonville, Fla.)

 Collection — Container: M11-1
Identifier: M11-1
Abstract The collection consists of administrative files which chronicle the activities and development of the Council from 1998-2001. Materials include primarily annual reports, committee recommendations, correspondence, minutes and agendas of meetings, and membership lists.

Richard A. Martin Papers

 Collection — Container: M97-1
Identifier: M97-1
Abstract Administrative, legal and subject files and printed materials relating to Jacksonville-Duval County, Florida government consolidation. The consolidation materials span the years 1963-1993, with the bulk of the items concentrated in the transitional consolidation years of 1967-70. Newspaper clippings and printed materials form the majority of the collection. Few personal items are included.

Rosa G. Holmes Walker Papers

 Collection — Container: M85-1
Identifier: M85-1
Abstract Personal and business documents of Rosa Holmes Walker, an African-American funeral home director and businesswoman active in Jacksonville, Florida, during the early twentieth century. Included are materials relating to her relatives, Henry and Fannie Glover of St. Augustine, Florida (early twentieth century) and to the Glovers of South Carolina (nineteenth century).

University of North Florida. College of Arts and Sciences Records.

 Collection — Container: UA2010-3
Identifier: UA2010-3
Abstract The Records consist of administrative, general and subject files documenting the academic programs, operations and activities of the College of Arts and Sciences (COAS), which is one of five colleges under the Division of Academic Affairs. The collection includes accreditation and annual reports, college newsletters, committee meeting minutes and attachments, memoranda, newsclippings, program brochures, publications and reports. The records also contain material related to faculty issues and...

University of North Florida. Historical Files.

 Collection — Container: UA1973-1
Identifier: UA1973-1
Abstract The Historical Files Collection consists of the enabling legislation, initial site selection and planning documents for the University of North Florida. Documents include correspondence, committee reports, feasibility studies, personnel directories, publicity and press releases, transcripts of interviews, minutes of meetings, and ephemera. The majority of the materials were created by the University; also included are documents published by external organizations, such as the Florida Board of...

University of North Florida. Irish Studies Program Records.

 Collection — Container: UA2008-1
Identifier: UA2008-1
Abstract The collection contains printed and photographic materials, and realia documenting the University of North Florida Irish Studies Program and activities from 1986 to 2008. A broad range of subject files shows the development of the Program and includes administrative materials, announcements and flyers, brochures and programs, committee documents, correspondence, invitations, newsletters, photographs and slides, posters, promotional and publicity items, realia, and a CD archive containing the...

University of North Florida Press Records

 Collection — Container: UA2007-1
Identifier: UA2007-1
Abstract The collection documents the establishment, activities and functions of the University of North Florida Press (UNF Press), a member of the University Presses of Florida from 1973-1991. The Records contain the official files of the Press, including administrative materials, book reviews, Editorial Board correspondence and minutes of Board meetings, financial statements and sales reports, manuscripts drafts and editorial comments, marketing and publicity, press catalogs, reports, and letterhead...

University of North Florida. University Archives Biographical Files.

 Collection — Container: UA2010-2
Identifier: UA2010-2
Abstract This collection consists of personal name files which document the activities of the university administration, faculty, staff, students, alumni, honorary degree recipients and other individuals who have been important to the history of the University. Files vary considerably in size, from one sheet to several folders, and may include articles, biographical sketches, correspondence, curriculum vitae / resumes, media clippings, obituaries and memorials, press releases, and miscellaneous...