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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

Federal Bureau of Investigation St. Augustine Surveillance Files

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 106
Abstract

Photocopies of surveillance records of racial tension in St. Augustine by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Dates: 1963-1967

George A. Smathers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 091
Abstract

The papers of George A. Smathers (Democrat - Florida) documenting his service in the U.S. Senate.

Dates: 1934-1994

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

John A. H. Murphree Files Regarding the Virgil D. Hawkins Case

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0390
Abstract

Case files belonging to Florida Circuit Judge John A. H. Murphree concerning the 1956 Supreme Court Case Virgil Hawkins v. Board of Control regarding the admission of Virgil Hawkins, a Black man, as a law student at the all white law school at the University of Florida. Murphree was appointed by the Florida Supreme Court to act as commissioner on the case and gather information for the Florida Supreme Court ruling.

Dates: 1956, 1978

Judge John Milton Bryan Simpson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 090
Abstract

Correspondence, newspaper clippings and case briefings of Judge Bryan Simpson.

Dates: 1933-1983

Raymond A. Mohl Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 236
Abstract

Raymond A. Mohl was a distinguished historian of modern America, who studied ethnic, social, and urban history. His areas of interest included urban planning/interstate highway construction, civil rights in Florida, and immigration in the New South. The collection is comprised of Mohl's writings, correspondence, and research materials primarily related to civil rights in Florida.

Dates: 1951-2014; Majority of material found within 1985-2011

Records of the University of Florida Department of Religion

 Series
Identifier: Series 069
Abstract

Files maintained by the Dept. of Religion including administrative materials and documents related to extra-curricular activities of the faculty.

Dates: 1955-1986

Robert "Bob" Canney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 191
Abstract

Papers of social activist Robert Benjamin Canney, primarily related to his trial and imprisonment following a 1970 anti-war demonstration in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Dates: 1964-1988; Majority of material found within 1967-1976

Spessard L. Holland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 055
Abstract

Personal and official political papers, dated 1913-1972, of former U.S. Senator and Florida Governor, Spessard Lindsey Holland.

Dates: 1913-1972

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