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07. P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History

Identifier: 07
Florida History major manuscript collections include the papers of many prominent political and social leaders, as well as the papers of civic, trade and social organizations. Many of the manuscript groups contain business records as well as photographic materials that document the state's agricultural, environmental, military, and social history (the citrus, cattle, and naval stores industries; Seminole Wars; ethnic relations; immigration; etc.). Please note that a separate list exists for the Florida History Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection.

Found in 218 Collections and/or Records:

J. Broward Culpepper Papers

Identifier: Ms 020

Miscellaneous papers relating to higher education in Florida, and the state universities in particular.

Dates: 1941-1968

J. Herbert Burke Papers

Identifier: Ms 207

Correspondence, biographical information, speeches, campaign materials, legislative papers, and photographs of Representative J. Herbert Burke of Florida.

Dates: 1966-1996

J. J. Finley Letters

Identifier: MSS 0594

Letters from J. J. Finley to family members.

Dates: 1857 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1857 - 1924

James A. Lasseter and Mary Rita Lane Lasseter Papers

Identifier: MSS 0634

The James A. Lasseter and Mary Rita Lane Lasseter Papers contain material related to James and Rita Lasseter’s military service in India during World War II. The most significant items are the diaries that James and Rita kept while on board the S.S. Brazil .

Dates: 1933 - 2020; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1944

James B. Hodges Collection

Identifier: Ms 053

Papers documenting Florida political history, particularly 1916-1938, and relating to James B. Hodges' career as a member of the Florida House of Representatives (1909); mayor (1909-1910) and city council member (1913-1920) of Lake City; and member of Florida State Executive Committee of the Democratic Party and of the Board of Control and State Plant Board. Also includes a large concentration of Governor Sidney Catts correspondence.

Dates: 1902-1938

James Branch Hodges, Jr. Papers

Identifier: Ms 054

Legal and political correspondence of attorney, state legislator, and member of the state Democratic Party executive committee.

Dates: 1941-1966

James David Glunt Collection

Identifier: Ms 043
Abstract Documents collected by James David Glunt for his dissertation, primarily relating to Florida history in the second Spanish period (1784-1821) and territorial period (1821-1845), particularly plantation slavery. A donation of additional material in 2016 included material on the Bradford family of Tallahassee and papers of George Noble Jones, which appear in Plantation Records from the Papers of George Noble Jones, coedited with U. B. Phillips. The rest of the...
Dates: 1797-1930; Majority of material found within 1820-1880

James Edmundson Ingraham Papers

Identifier: Ms 056

Correspondence, miscellaneous materials, and photographs of businessman, entrepreneur, and railroad company executive along with his family.

Dates: 1854 - 1982

James Edwards Travel Notebook

Identifier: PKY 88.021

James Edwards' notes about his experiences during his trip to Florida in 1889.

Dates: 1889

James Patton Anderson Papers

Identifier: MS 247

J. Patton Anderson's personal papers, including Civil War battle reports and military and personal correspondence. Also, correspondence to his wife, Etta Adair Anderson, after his death in 1872.

Dates: 1836-1976; Majority of material found within 1847-1909