RAL. Railroads, Waterways, and Transportation
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Manuscripts, correspondence, and other papers of a biologist/ecologist regarding the restoration of water flow in South Florida and other environmental issues.
Business records of Chase and Company and affiliates, as well as the personal correspondence of members of the Chase Family and family genealogical records.
Correspondence and business papers relating to activities of David Levy Yulee, territorial delegate to Congress, U.S. Senator from Florida, and founder of the Florida Railroad Company.
Diaries, correspondence, news clippings, hearings, engineering reports and other material related to South Florida, particularly in the Clewiston area. The collection also contains the records of the New River, Lake Okeechobee and Caloosahatchee Navigation Association.
This collection is comprised primarily of documents related to the receivership of the Seaboard Air Line Railway from 1930 to 1947 as well as documents related to the reorganization of the Florida East Coast Railway in the 1940s.
Miscellaneous papers relating to higher education in Florida, and the state universities in particular.
Correspondence, miscellaneous materials, and photographs of businessman, entrepreneur, and railroad company executive.
Interviews, articles, clippings, and other material used by Raymond K. Mason and Virginia Harrison in their book about Florida businessman Ed Ball entitled Confusion to the Enemy: A Biography of Edward Ball.
Correspondence on Florida politics and the Cross Florida Canal, and Ocala newspaper editorials.
Samuel Ashe Swann's ledgers, letter books, tax certificates, deeds, and account books document Florida's growth in the 19th century. Swann was a real estate speculator, developer, and railroad business man.