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A. Quinn Jones Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 245
Abstract

The collection documents the life and career of African American educator, A. Quinn Jones, his wife Frederica Jones, and the African American community in Gainesville, Florida, concentrating on Lincoln High School and the Greater Bethel AME Church.

Dates: 1901-2007

African American Studies Program Records

 Series
Identifier: Series 198
Abstract Collection contains the administrative records of the African-American Studies Program at the University of Florida, including syllabi and course outlines for courses offered as part of the program. Also included are descriptions of African-American Studies programs offered at universities outside of UF. Publications related to African-American Studies, and publisher's catalogs that contain books related to African-American Studies are included. Some information on the formation of the...
Dates: 1969 - 2020; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1973

American Civil Liberties Union of Florida Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 002
Abstract

Correspondence and miscellaneous materials relating to personal liberty, civil rights, crime and criminals, desegregation of schools, and women.

Dates: 1955-1996

Black Student Union at the University of Florida Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS Coll 147
Abstract

Contains the correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, history of, and budget and financial information of the Black Student Union at the University of Florida. Also includes information on events and programming put on by the Black Student Union.

Dates: 1974 - 2010

C. Farris Bryant Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 288
Abstract The papers of Farris Bryant cover the years 1942 to 1977, with an emphasis on the Florida Legislative, gubernatorial elections in 1956 and 1960, and his career in the Federal Office of Emergency Planning. Most of the papers were generated by Bryant himself or organizations of which Bryant was a part of; there are some papers that pertain to the operation of state agencies that were of interest to Bryant, such as the Board of Control, the Turnpike Authority, and the State Road Department...
Dates: 1942-1977

Cunningham Funeral Home Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0563
Abstract

Burial records, photographs, cemetery maps, funeral service programs, and minutes from the Florida Morticians Association Inc.

Dates: 1950 - 1994

Delta Sigma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0578
Abstract

Establishing records, minutes, handbooks, reports, publications, program flyers, and other organizational records belonging to the Delta Sigma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Dates: 1946 - 2021

E. A. Cosby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0378
Abstract The E. A. Cosby Collection dates from 1936 to 2010 and contains the papers of Dr. Edgar Allen Cosby, a dentist, University of Florida Professor, amateur photographer, and prominent member of Gainesville’s African American Community. The collection includes materials documenting his professional life as a dentist, his activities in the Gainesville community, personal and family life, involvement with the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, and numerous photographs (including prints, negatives,...
Dates: 1936 - 2010

Harry T. Moore Documentary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0366
Abstract

This collection consists of material used in a documentary on the bombing of Harry T. Moore's home in Mims, Florida, in December 1951. The film was entitled Freedom Never Dies: The Legacy of Harry T. Moore.

Dates: 1937-2001; Majority of material found within 1943-1992

James S. Haskins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0327
Abstract James Haskins (1941-2005) was a prolific author of more than 100 published books, mostly of African American nonfiction and biography for children and adolescent readers, though he is perhaps most known for his books The Cotton Club and Mr. Bojangles, which each served as inspiration for film adaptations. He was also a Professor of English at the University of Florida and maintained a busy schedule of speaking and lecturing...
Dates: 1920s-2018; Majority of material found within 1961-2004

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A. Quinn Jones Elementary School (Gainesville, Fla.) 1