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Barnett Banks Collection

 Collection — Container: M99-1
Identifier: M99-1
Abstract The collection contains awards, photographs, printed material, and realia. Items span the years 1920-2009, with the majority of the materials concentrated in 1970-96.

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,...

Dr. James Hall Collection

 Collection — Container: M03-4
Identifier: M03-4
Abstract Documents pertaining to biographical research on Dr. James Hall, and the concerted efforts of several Jacksonville residents to recognize Dr. Hall as an American patriot and to publicize the historical importance of his burial site. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, research notes, minutes of meetings, maps, periodicals, presentations and speeches by Dr. G. Dekle Taylor, and photographs.

Duval Medical Center, University Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida Collection

 Collection — Container: M03-3
Identifier: M03-3
Abstract Documents pertaining to issues and activities, including correspondence, newspaper clippings, presentations and speeches by Dr. G. Dekle Taylor, minutes of various Committee meetings, reports, brochures and fact sheets on the 1971 University Hospital complex, and two photographs of Dr. Taylor being inducted in 1969 as President of the Center's Medical Staff.

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;...

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,...

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...

Northeast Florida Regional Business Collection

 Collection — Container: M12-10
Identifier: M12-10
Abstract The collection provides historical evidence and documentation of business enterprises, and their operations and activities in Northeast Florida from the late nineteenth century to date. The core of the collection are print materials, including advertising cards and folders, brochures, convention programs, correspondence, illustrations, journals, reports, restaurant menus, and retail store coupons. Unique items include a late nineteenth century advertisement for a prominent Jacksonville retail...

Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. Wars and Military.

 Collection — Container: M12-4
Identifier: M12-4
Abstract The Northeast region of Florida has an extensive and rich military history, from its discovery and settlement by the Spanish and French, its occupation by Union troops four different times during the U.S. Civil War, and its important military role during both World Wars. In particular, the development of Camp Joseph E. Johnston (now Naval Air Station Jacksonville) from 1917 to 1918 signaled the beginning of a significant military presence in the region. Current military installations include:...

Photographic Images of Historic Architecture in the United States

 Collection — Container: M11-2
Identifier: M11-2
Abstract George Lansing ("Lance") Taylor, Jr. is an avocational photographer and University of North Florida Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer. The collection consists of over 7,000 photographs in electronic format of historic architectural sites in the United States, primarily in Florida and Georgia. The images are color, featuring daylight scenes, and dated between 2005-2011. Major subject categories include athletic venues, bridges, cemeteries, churches and synagogues, clubs and...

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...

Robert Allen Burt Collection

 Collection — Container: P85-1
Identifier: P85-1
Abstract Photographs show construction sites in downtown Jacksonville, primarily the Independent Life Building (the present Modis Building) in 1972-73 and the Baptist Medical Center building. Other miscellaneous subjects include a Jacksonville River Run (undated), and personal photographs of Mr. Burt. Sizes of the photographs range from three and one-half inches to eleven by fourteen inches

UNF [manuscript class project]

 Collection — Container: M09-4
Identifier: M09-4
Abstract In Spring 2008, a University of North Florida (UNF) Common Boundary class, Art 3930 - Medieval Manuscript Workshop, collaborated on designing and creating an illuminated manuscript featuring UNF, in the tradition of medieval illuminated manuscripts. Under the direction of UNF Dept. of Art and Design professors Raymond Gaddy and Peter Scott Brown, the students explored the art and techniques of medieval painting, using medieval materials and techniques to depict contemporary stories and...

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...

Virgil R. Deane Collection

 Collection — Container: M02-1
Identifier: M02-1
Abstract The collection consists of 213 photographs and other miscellaneous materials, including Deane's photo order book for January 1945. The photographs are primarily 8x10 black and white prints, featuring daylight scenes. With only a few exceptions, the photographs are undated, with the earliest known photograph in the collection being 1944. Empirical evidence dates the majority of the collection as mid-twentieth century, ca. 1945-1965.

William M. Jones Papers

 Collection — Container: M95-2
Identifier: M95-2
Abstract Site/historical notes, manuscripts, reports, papers, theses, photographs, letters, maps and illustrations relating to Jones' archaeological research, primarily in northeast Florida. His documentation and research refers to: Big Talbot Island, Camp Finegan,Cedar Point, Florida Ballast, Fort Diego, Fort Fulton, Fort George Island, Fort Heileman, Greenfield - Robert C. Maxey Plantation, John Hewitt Mill Site, Little Talbot Island shipwreck site, Old Gravelly Hill, St. Johns Bluff, San Juan del...