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Florida Scientific Club Records

Identifier: Ms Coll. 060

Scope and Content

The records consist of minutes, a constitution, executive committee reports, and a list of club members.


  • Creation: 1915-1917



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Biographical/Historical Note

Founded by Dr. H. S. Davis and Professor C. L. Willoughby, the Florida Scientific Club was open to officers and faculty of the University of Florida. Discussion at monthly meetings concerned recent developments in the fields of biological and chemical sciences. Discussion topics included how to cope with the boll weevil and plant diseases, and the effects of fertilizer, etc. Other club names included the Florida Scientific Association and the Florida Academy of Sciences.


0.01 Linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



Minutes, a constitution, executive committee reports, and list of members of the Florida Scientific Club.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Alternate Form of Material

Digital reproductions of items in this collection are available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

A Guide to the Florida Scientific Club Records
Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff
March 2005
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Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
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Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America