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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:

Ernest Jernigan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0437
Abstract

Correspondence, writings, and other papers of Professor Ernest Jernigan, a Florida historian and future studies scholar at College of Central Florida. The collection also includes a selection of Jernigan’s fiction and nonfiction writing, and information on both his personal life and career.

Dates: 1932 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1955 - 2000

Ernest R Graham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 046
Abstract

Correspondence, photographs and clippings from Ernest Graham's career as a truck and dairy farmer, Florida public servant, and political campaigner. There is strong emphasis on subjects such as horse racing, racketeering, drainage, flooding and water control in South Florida.

Dates: 1908-1957; Majority of material found within 1923-1948

Federal Writers Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 223
Abstract

Federal Writers Project lists of historical sites for each county in the state of Florida.

Dates: Circa 1935

Fernandina Dock and Realty Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 028
Abstract

Correspondence, letterbooks, ledgers, and sales books of Fernandina Dock and Realty Company (inc. 1901), Fernandina Development Company (inc. 1889), and Florida Town Improvement Company (inc. 1884).

Dates: 1877-1941

Florida Archaeological Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0591
Abstract

The working papers, minutes, presidents’ correspondence, and administrative records of the Florida Archaeological Council.

Dates: 1976 - 2007

Florida Constitution Revision Commission Hearings

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 033
Abstract

Typewritten transcripts of public hearings on proposed changes to the Florida Constitution.

Dates: 1977-1978

Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 034
Abstract

Correspondence of the Council, as well as a small number of financial records publications, pamphlets, and flyers.

Dates: 1924-1970

Florida Currency Portfolio

 Collection
Identifier: MS 255
Abstract

Various items of Florida, Georgia, and Virginia currency from territorial years through the Great Depression.

Dates: 1832-1929

Florida East Coast Railway Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: PKY 88.029
Abstract

Payroll information from the Florida East Coast Railway Company.

Dates: 1907-1909

Florida Federation of Art Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 035
Abstract

Annual reports (lacking 1931-1934); local club reports; miscellaneous papers; scrapbooks; and issues of Florida Artist (1936-1939).

Dates: 1928-1965