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Jacksonville (Fla.)--Biography.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Courtland Buckman Papers

 Collection — M00-2
Identifier: M00-2
Abstract Primarily incoming business correspondence, most of which are inquiries about land purchases in Florida and rental property management activities documenting business life in Jacksonville. Includes also: Florida Uniform Examination questions (1896); campaign literature and messages of Florida Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward; a nineteenth century Jacksonville newsletter, 'St. Andrew's messenger' (1891); and several letters referring to the Jacksonville fire of May 3, 1901
Dates: Created: 1860-1938; Other: Majority of material found in ( 1897-1899; 1903-1904); Other: Date acquired: 01/00/1998

Eartha M. M. White Papers

 Collection — 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;...
Dates: Created: 1831-1974; Other: Majority of material found in ( 1930-1974); Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1975

George W. Simons, Jr. Planning Collection

 Collection — 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,...
Dates: Created: 1899-1993; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1970; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2005

Homer H. Humphries, Jr. Papers

 Collection — M07-4
Identifier: M07-4
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, subject files, and campaign and printed materials relating to Humphries' political activities, chiefly his tenure on the Jacksonville City Council from 1967-1971. The core of the collection are newspaper clippings pertaining to the Council's activities under the new consolidated government. Additional printed materials provide documentation on the site selection of the University of North Florida in 1969.
Dates: Created: 1967-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1967-1971; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2007

Joe Carlucci Collection

 Collection — 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...
Dates: Created: 1911-1986; Other: Majority of material found in 1968-1978; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1988

Lonnie Wurn Papers

 Collection — M01-1
Identifier: M01-1
Abstract Extensive travel diaries and a published autobiography. The diaries are narrative descriptions of six trips, two around the world, taken by Lonnie and Emily Wurn. Diaries include black and white and color photographs, maps and expense logs.
Dates: Created: 1971-1997; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1998

Nathaniel Glover, Jr. Papers

 Collection — 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...
Dates: Created: 1970-2009; Other: Majority of material found in 1995-2003; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2009

Richard A. Martin Papers

 Collection — 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.
Dates: Created: 1963-1993; Other: Majority of material found in 1967-1970; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1997

Rosa G. Holmes Walker Papers

 Collection — 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).
Dates: Created: 1871-1943; Other: Majority of material found in 1920-1930; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1985