07. P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History
Found in 215 Collections and/or Records:
Two small pocket diaries and personal and official correspondence of Davenport, who saw service in Florida during the Second Seminole War.
This collection of personal drawings documents four years that the artist William E.B. Hayman spent in St. Augustine and Deland, Florida. Unknown until this collection appeared, Hayman was one of the artists who worked on the rotunda of the Ponce de León Hotel, now Flagler College. He later bought land and built a house in St. Augustine.
Papers relating to Florida Governor William S. Jennings, his political and business dealings, and to his role in the drainage of the Everglades.
William V. Chappell, Jr. served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Florida's 4th congressional district from 1969 to 1989. He was defeated in his 1988 reelection campaign and died in Bethesda, Maryland on March 30, 1989. This collection documents Chappell's congressional tenure.
Philip S. May's compilation of research on Zephaniah Kingsley, a wealthy and prominent Florida slave trader and plantation owner. Includes copies of records pertaining directly to Kingsley, newspaper articles, and microfilm concerning the Kingsley Plantation.