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Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens Collection

 Collection — Container: M12-8
Identifier: M12-8
Abstract The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens in Jacksonville, Florida, has a distinguished history as a significant cultural resource of the region. The celebration of the Museum's 50th anniversary in 2011 marked its development into a major Florida cultural institution, with a collection of over 6,000 objects in a wide variety of media, and a strong community presence via exhibitions, outreach programs, and art initiatives for children. The Special Collections' holdings contain ephemera and printed...

Duval County, Florida, Elections and Voting Collection

 Collection — Container: M12-9
Identifier: M12-9
Abstract The primary source materials in this collection provide historical documentation and evidence of selective elections and political campaigns held in Duval County and Jacksonville, Florida. The earliest items are Duval County election records dated 1904; the majority of the materials date from the late twentieth century to the present decade. Printed materials include sample election ballots and guides, voting brochures and pamphlets, and a voting registration receipt card. Artifacts and...

Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Collection

 Collection — Container: M12-1
Identifier: M12-1
Abstract The collection contains printed materials, ephemera, and memorabilia which show the operations and activities of JAXPORT from the late twentieth century to date. Items include announcements and correspondence, information sheets, event programs, promotional brochures and folders, official magazines, and commemorative posters. The bulk of the collection are printed materials. Artifacts in the collection include bumper stickers, buttons and pins, lanyards, and tickets. Overall, the materials...

Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville Collection

 Collection — Container: M09-6
Identifier: M09-6
Abstract The Library's collection contains printed materials which provide documentation of the Museum's exhibitions and programs from the late 1970s to date. Types of items include gallery guides and rack cards, exhibition catalogs, invitations and publicity brochures, exhibition and text boards, and posters published by the Museum. Of particular interest are guides, catalogs, publicity and memorabilia from the Ramses II exhibition presented by the Jacksonville Art Museum in 1986-87, the Andrew Wyeth...

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

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

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:...

Thomas Wolfe Ephemera Collection

 Collection — Container: M09-3
Identifier: M09-3
Abstract The collection contains miscellaneous printed materials relating to the life of the major American novelist Thomas Wolfe. Many of the items depict and feature his childhood home in Asheville, North Carolina. Types of items include art prints and illustrations, postcards, brochures, posters, and keepsakes and publications issued by the Thomas Wolfe Society as a part of the Society's annual meeting.

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...

U.S. Presidential Election and Inauguration Collection

 Collection — Container: M12-6
Identifier: M12-6
Abstract The collection contains primary resources and ephemera which document the historic 2008 United States Presidential Election and the Inauguration of Barack Obama on January 20, 2009 as the 44th President of the United States. Print materials include selective copies of campaign brochures, magazines, and full newspapers, articles and newsclippings. The contents of the collection include both local (Jacksonville, Florida) and national news items. Memorabila consists of local campaign posters and...

Women's History Month (Jacksonville, Fla.) Collection

 Collection — Container: M08-1
Identifier: M08-1
Abstract Women's History Month (March) is celebrated annually in Jacksonville, Florida with a number of special activities, including the publication of a commemorative poster and other printed materials issued by the Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women. The posters honor three or four local women for their outstanding contributions to the Jacksonville community. This collection consists of twenty-three framed posters since their inception in 1986 to 2009, and other printed materials, including...