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07. P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History

 Classification
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 215 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Linn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 259
Abstract

Monthly reports and supplementary letters from Rev. Alexander Linn to the Board of National Missions of the Presbyterian Church detailing expenses, salary due, and noteworthy events from his missionary work in Florida. The collection also includes a set of hand-tinted glass lantern slides that accompanied a lecture Linn gave about the Seminole Indians.

Dates: 1925-1975; Majority of material found within 1925-1951

Alonzo B. Noyes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 241
Abstract

Receipts, vouchers, freight lists, and correspondence addressed to Alonzo B. Noyes, a Collector of Customs and a Superintendent of Lights during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1859-1867

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Gainesville, Florida Branch Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0367
Abstract

Branch histories/scrapbooks, directories, newsletters, meeting minutes, and other records from the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Gainesville, Florida Branch.

Dates: 1927 - 2016

American Civil Liberties Union of Florida Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 002
Abstract

Correspondence, subjects files, newsletters, and other records from the Florida Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Dates: 1955-2017

Anita Spring Collection on Visions 2000

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0602
Abstract

Reports, background papers, summaries, newspaper clippings, and meeting notes produced by the Committee for Visions for the Future of Gainesville and Alachua County as part of the Florida Legislature's 1985 Act (House Bill 1408).

Dates: 1983 - 1987

Arthur E. Morgan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 237
Abstract

Papers relating to Morgan's work as a civil engineer and to the Dayton Morgan Engineering Company's various water control projects throughout Florida, in particular to drainage of the Everglades.

Dates: 1912-1954

Arthur L. Funk Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 271
Abstract

Small collection of papers from the files of former University of Florida history professor Arthur Funk. Features World War II artwork by Funk, AV from oral history interviews and copies of published articles written by Funk.

Dates: 1927-2009

Augustus O. McDonell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 197
Abstract

Letters describing the Confederate and Union dispositions around Pensacola at the beginning of the Civil War. A personal diary including poems and accounts from the frontlines in Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

Dates: 1861-1864

Austin Cary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 012
Abstract

Papers relating to forestry, naval stores, and the turpentine industry in Florida.

Dates: 1905-1936

Austin Shuey Mann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 209
Abstract

The correspondence, telegrams, receipts, and miscellaneous materials of Austin Shuey Mann, Florida attorney, agriculturist, and state representative.

Dates: 1892-1912