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Lawton Chiles Senate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0328
Abstract Lawton Chiles, Jr. (1930-1999) was a Democratic politician who served in the Florida state legislature and the U.S. Senate. He served three terms in the Senate before retiring. He later ran for and won the Florida Governor's seat where he served until his death. Chiles is most known for his work on government reform (Government in the Sunshine Act) and environmental concerns (Big Cypress National Preserve, phosphate mining in Osceola National Forest), as well as being a strong advocate for...
Dates: 1958-1988; Majority of material found within 1971-1988

Letterbook of Samuel Cary used in St. Christopher/St. Kitts and in Grenada for the Simon Plantation

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Identifier: MS Group 166
Abstract

Manuscript letterbook, dated 1765 to 1772, written by Samuel Cary in St. Kitts (St. Christopher) and in Grenada for the Simon Plantation.

Dates: 1765-1772

Letters to Bartolomé Guzmán of Bolivia

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Identifier: MSS 0453
Abstract

Two letters written by anonymous author to Bartolomé Guzmán in Bolivia, pertaining to political developments, the South American Wars of Independence, Peru and the Río de la Plata.

Dates: 1816

Lewis R. Grosenbaugh Papers

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Identifier: Ms 049
Abstract

Miscellaneous materials from Grosenbaugh's tenure as a Unit Director for the U.S. Forest Service, "Pioneering Research Unit in Forest Mensuration."

Dates: 1960-1974

Lillian Smith Papers

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Identifier: MS Group 002
Abstract

The papers of author, editor, and civil rights leader, Lillian Smith, include her manuscripts and short writings, biographical material, and correspondence, business records, and manuscripts for the journal The South Today.

Dates: 1915-1972; Majority of material found within 1935-1966

Linda Abess Ellis Collection

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Identifier: MS Group 188
Abstract

Letters written by Lillian Smith regarding the Laurel Falls Camp for Girls, which was attended by Linda A. Ellis as a young girl.

Dates: 1947-1948

Louis Bishop Capron Papers

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Identifier: Ms 011
Abstract

The Louis Bishop Capron Papers comprise personal correspondence, fiction and nonfiction manuscripts, and photographs of this children's author and amateur ethnographer of the Florida Seminole and Miccosukee Indians. Most of the materials pertain to Capron's interest in and friendship with the Seminoles.

Dates: 1913-1971

Lucien Daudet Letters

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Identifier: MS Group 041e
Abstract

Four letters from Lucien Daudet to Léon Hennique and Nicolette Valentin.

Dates: 1906-1933

Luis García Pimentel Collection

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Identifier: MSS 0335
Abstract

The collection is comprised of documents from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries that chronicle the development, management, and activities of several sugar plantations in Mexico located in the states of Morelos and Puebla. The bulk of the Luis García Pimentel Collection centers in the Haciendas of Santa Ana Tenango and Santa Clara Montefalco, both in the state of Morelos.

Dates: 1531-1927; Majority of material found within 1600-1699

M. de Marillac Letter Book

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Identifier: MS Group 128
Abstract

Letter book containing copies and drafts of letters to the Comte de Pontchartrain from a French naval officer of the Marine. Includes a description of a voyage to the West Indies.

Dates: 1699-1702

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Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida 279
Governor's House Library, St. Augustine, Florida 4
 
Subject
Florida. 72
Politics and government. 30
photographs 27
Cuba. 26
correspondence 26
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Nineteenth century. 18
Twentieth century. 15
Women. 15
Architecture. 14
Florida -- Gainesville. 14
Africa. 13
United States. 10
American Civil War (1861-1865). 9
Travel. 9
Seminole Indians. 8
Slavery. 8
personal narratives 8
Agriculture. 7
Florida -- Jacksonville. 7
Florida -- Saint Augustine. 7
Haiti. 7
Jews. 7
World War (1939-1945). 7
Diaries. 6
Education. 6
Eighteenth century. 6
Florida -- Everglades. 6
France. 6
Plantation life. 6
Plantations. 6
Sugar trade. 6
sources (general concept) 6
Civil rights. 5
Commerce. 5
Cuba -- Havana. 5
Elections. 5
Florida -- Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway. 5
Historic buildings. 5
Seminole War, 2nd (1835-1842). 5
Women authors. 5
Architecture, Modern. 4
Authors, American. 4
Bolivia. 4
Canals. 4
Caribbean Area. 4
Colonization. 4
Conservation of natural resources. 4
Drainage. 4
Ethiopia. 4
Florida -- Alachua County. 4
French colonies. 4
Georgia. 4
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration. 4
Historic sites. 4
Italy. 4
Jews -- Migrations. 4
Latin America. 4
Mexico. 4
Novelists, American. 4
Political campaigns. 4
Railroads. 4
Sugar factories. 4
Tourism. 4
United States -- Confederate States of America. 4
African Americans. 3
British colonies. 3
Buildings. 3
Citrus fruit industry. 3
Dominican Republic -- Santo Domingo. 3
Emigration and immigration. 3
Flood control. 3
Florida -- Fernandina. 3
Historic preservation. 3
Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration. 3
International relations. 3
Jamaica. 3
Kenya. 3
Landscape architecture. 3
Landscape design. 3
Lawyers. 3
Massachusetts -- Nantucket. 3
Military history. 3
Peru. 3
Puerto Rico. 3
Revolution (Cuba : 1959). 3
Revolution (Cuba: 1895-1898). 3
Slavery -- French colonies. 3
Social conditions. 3
South America. 3
Spanish colonies. 3
Sugar growing. 3
Universities and colleges. 3
Vietnam War (1961-1975). 3
Women -- Societies and clubs. 3
newspapers 3
Accounting. 2
Africa, Sub-Saharan. 2
Agriculture, Cooperative. 2
Apportionment (Election law). 2
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Language
English 250
Spanish; Castilian 28
French 18
Multiple languages 9
German 7
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Names
University of Florida. 16
United States. Congress. Florida delegation 6
Historic St. Augustine Preservation Board. 5
Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan, 1896-1953. 5
United States. Congress. House. 4
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United States. Congress. Senate. 4
Catholic Church. 3
Flagler, Henry Morrison, 1830-1913. 3
Florida Gators (Football team). 3
Florida. Legislature. 3
Gannon, Michael, 1927-2017. 3
American Association of University Professors. University of Florida Chapter. 2
Caldwell, Millard Fillmore, 1897-1984. 2
Carleton, William G. (William Graves), 1901-1982. 2
Carrère & Hastings. 2
Castro, Fidel, 1926-2016. 2
Chase, Joshua Coffin, 1858-1948. 2
Chase, Sydney Octavius, 1860-1941. 2
Florida Audubon Society. 2
Florida Blue Key (Fraternity). 2
Florida Defenders of the Environment. 2
Florida State University. 2
Florida Town Improvement Company. 2
Florida. Legislature. Legislative Investigation Committee. 2
Florida. State Agricultural College. 2
Florida. Supreme Court. 2
Gainesville Women for Equal Rights. 2
Hiers, Richard H. 2
Holland, Spessard L. (Spessard Lindsey), 1892-1971. 2
Jennings, May Mann, 1872-1963. 2
John Forbes & Company. 2
John Leslie and Company. 2
Keystone View Company. 2
Lincoln High School (Gainesville, Fla.). 2
Lockey, Joseph Byrne, 1877-1946. 2
MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986. 2
McGuire & McDonald, architects. 2
Panton, Leslie & Company. 2
Reeves, F. Blair, 1922- 2
Shepard, Herschel E. 2
Smathers, George A. (George Armistead), 1913-2007. 2
Smith, Lillian (Lillian Eugenia), 1897-1966. 2
Swann, Samuel Ashe, 1832-1909. 2
United States. Forest Service. 2
Visionaires Club. 2
1000 Friends of Florida. 1
A. Quinn Jones Elementary School (Gainesville, Fla.) 1
Adams, James Meade, 1862- 1
Alachua County (Fla.). School Board. 1
Alcazar Hotel (Saint Augustine, Fla.). 1
Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016. 1
Allison, R.V., Robert Verrill, 1896 1
Alpha Tau Omega. Alpha Omega Chapter (University of Florida). 1
American Bar Association 1
American Chemical Society. Florida Section. 1
American Express Company. 1
American Institute of Accountants. 1
American Photo Co. 1
Anderson , James Nesbitt. 1
Anderson family. 1
Anderson, John. 1
Andrews, Charles. 1
Angrick, William P., II, 1945- 1
Arpino, Gerald 1
Association for Higher Education. 1
Association of American Universities. 1
Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions. 1
Atwood, Wallace Walter, 1872-1949. 1
Aultman, Mary E. 1
Austin family. 1
Bagasse Products. 1
Bailey, Thomas David, 1897-1974. 1
Bannerman, Charles, 1806-1866. 1
Barber, Red, 1908-1992. 1
Baro, Gene. 1
Barovitch, Margaret. 1
Bartleman, Richard M., 1863- 1
Baskin, Norton S. 1
Bechtel, Louise Seaman, 1894-1985. 1
Beinecke, Walter, Jr., 1918-2004. 1
Bellamy family. 1
Bennett, Charles E., 1910-2003. 1
Berg, Rebecca L., 1960- 1
Bernhard, Prince, consort of Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands, 1911-2004. 1
Berrigan, Philip. 1
Bethune-Cookman College (Daytona Beach, Fla.). 1
Bianco, Margery Williams, 1881-1944. 1
Bigelow, Mary 1
Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959. 1
Bo Diddley, 1928-2008. 1
Board of Control for Southern Regional Education (U.S.). 1
Bohemia. 1
Bonaparte, Joseph. 1
Bone, Elmer Harvey, 1885-1976. 1
Bowen, Robert O., 1920-2003. 1
Boyd family. 1
Boyd, Mark. 1
Bricktop, 1894-1984. 1
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). 1
Broward, Napoleon Bonaparte, 1857-1910. 1
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