Florida Agricultural College Financial Records
Scope and Content
Series 161 contains financial records of the Florida Agricultural College at Lake City. Included in the series are warrant books, journals, ledgers, and voucher records. Several of the volumes contain financial information on the Agricultural Experiment Station. Station financial records can also be found in Series 29.
- Florida Agricultural College (Lake City, Fla.). (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
Florida Agricultural College (FAC) was established in Lake City, Florida in 1884. FAC was the first land grant college in the state of Florida, and as such received federal and state funding. Because of its land grant status, the FAC also had an agricultural experiment station as a part of the college. FAC was a co-educational school, with a military component required for all male students. In 1903, the FAC’s name was briefly changed to the University of Florida.
In 1905, the Buckman Act reorganized higher education in the state of Florida, and four of the state’s institutions were merged to form the University of the State of Florida (now the University of Florida). The four institutions that were merged were the East Florida Seminary, the Florida Agricultural College (University of Florida at Lake City), the St. Petersburg Normal and Industrial School, and the South Florida Military College.
1.5 Linear feet (10 volumes)
Language of Materials
Financial records of the Florida Agricultural College at Lake City. Included in the series are warrant books, journals, ledgers, and voucher records.
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- Florida Agricultural College (Lake City, Fla.). -- Records and correspondence.
- University of Florida. Agricultural Experiment Station. -- Records and correspondence.
- A Guide to the Florida Agricultural College Financial Records
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- February 2010
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