Julien Chandler Yonge Papers
Scope and Content
The collection includes Julien C. Yonge's personal correspondence and information about his collection of Florida materials. Among his correspondents were: Rembert Patrick, Mark Boyd, David O. True, Ruby Leach Carson, Father Jerome, T. Frederick Davis, and Webster Merritt. A great deal of the correspondence pertains to Florida history, to his collection, and to the Florida Historical Society.
- Yonge, Julien Chandler, 1879-1962. (Person)
The collection is open for research.
Historian Julien Chandler Yonge was editor of the Florida Historical Quarterly, 1925-1955, and Director of the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History, 1944-1958. He was born and educated in Pensacola, Florida. Poor health prevented completion of his college degree. He collected Florida history materials and became a leader in the Florida Historical Society. His collection was eventually donated to the University of Florida, becoming the nucleus of the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History.
2 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Language of Materials
Personal correspondence of historian Julien Chandler Yonge and catalogs of his collection of historical materials relating to Florida.
University of Florida Smathers Library Building
Gift of Julien Chandler Yonge.
- A Guide to the Julien Chandler Yonge Papers
- Finding aid created by Dept. Staff
- December 2011
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- Description is written in English.
Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository
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Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America