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Batak Bark Books

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 093b
Abstract

Three books hand-made from folded alim tree bark by the people of Batak.

Dates: undated

Bellamy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 214
Abstract

Correspondence amongst members of the Bellamy family and others.

Dates: 1825-1894; Majority of material found within 1847-1849; 1866-1872

Bess de Farber Collection on the Bilingual-Bicultural Program at Coral Way Elementary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0491
Abstract

Photographs, progress reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other documents collected by Bess de Farber, a student at the Coral Way Elementary School in Miami-Dade County during the 1960s. Coral Way was the nation’s first public school with a program for both English and Spanish speakers.

Dates: 1960 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1971

Biennial Reports of the University of Florida Office of Contract Research

 Series
Identifier: Series 053
Abstract

Photocopies of the biennial reports to the University President, 1952-1964, by the Director of Contract Research.

Dates: 1952-1964

Bob Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0345
Abstract

Bob Campbell is best known for his success encouraging and filming the first peaceful close encounters between a human and mountain gorillas, as part of Dian Fossey's conservation and primatology field research at the Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda, Central Africa. The bulk of the collection is Bob Campbell's professional photographic work, primarily on the subjects of African wildlife and orchids, with an emphasis on East African species.

Dates: 1948-2011; Majority of material found within 1965-1995

Boyd Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 232
Abstract

Business, personal, and legal correspondence of the Boyd family of Palatka, Florida, including a receipt book of the Boyd and Monroe timber firm, Mary E. Boyd's land claim correspondence with the state, her personal account of an 1862 Civil War gunboat incident in Palatka, and her informal autobiography.

Dates: 1830-1916

Braga Brothers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 187
Abstract Records related to trade, manufacture, and cultivation of Cuban sugar. The records begin in the second half of the nineteenth century and end shortly after the nationalization of the Cuban sugar industry by the government of Fidel Castro. As a business archives, the Collection provides information on the manufacture and trade of Cuban sugar and the means by which Cuba's annual sugar harvest was financed and brokered. The collection provides descriptions of the social, political, and economic...
Dates: 1860-1984; Majority of material found within 1895-1970

Business Letters Describing the Financial Market in Cuba

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 176
Abstract

Includes correspondence, dated 1867-1871, from agents in Cuba reporting on business and market conditions to merchants in Portland, Maine.

Dates: 1867-1871

Cartoon History of the Spanish American War

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0541
Abstract

This scrapbook made by Blanche S. Crawford is a compilation of political cartoons pertaining to the Spanish-American War published in American newspapers in 1898. While the cartoons come from different newspapers, they illustrate various aspects of the Spanish-American War from an American point of view.

Dates: 1898

Catholic Parishes of Florida Histories

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 013
Abstract

Responses to a form letter circulated by Michael V. Gannon in 1965 to the several Catholic parishes of Florida, designed to elicit historical information.

Dates: 1965

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Repository
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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