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Florida Historical Society Records

Identifier: Ms 037

Scope and Content

The collection consists mainly of the correspondence of Julian Chandler Yonge (1879-1962), relating to the business of the society and its journal, the Florida Historical Quarterly, which he edited from 1925 to 1955. Additionally, the collections contains printed programs of annual meetings and regional conferences.


  • Creation: 1923-1982



The collection is open for research.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Florida Historical Society was established in 1902, incorporated in 1905. It was the successor to the Historical Society of Florida. In 1940 it absorbed the Florida State Historical Society founded in 1921. Julien Chandler Yonge was the editor of the Florida Historical Quarterly from 1925 to 1955.


2 Linear feet (7 Boxes)

Language of Materials



Largely correspondence of Julien Chandler Yonge (1879-1962), relating to business of the society and its journal, Florida Historical Quarterly, which he edited (1925-1955); together with programs of annual meetings.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. Julien C. Yonge.

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.

Related Material

Additional material: Chase Papers: Accession I (Sydney Octavius Chase was President from 1931-1939).

A Guide to the Florida Historical Society 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