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Citrus fruit industry.

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Business Papers of William Moore Angas and Robert Moore Angas

Identifier: MS 121
Abstract Business records and correspondence, primarily created and maintained by William Moore Angas, of several British-owned companies operating in Florida and of Florida companies. The primary companies represented by William Angas include the Land Mortgage Bank of Florida, the Florida Syndicate (succeeded by the Keighley Company), the Indian River Association, the Florida Finance Company and the Hollybrook Company. William's son, Robert Moore Angas, was a Jacksonville civil engineer who...
Dates: 1889-1953

Chase Collection

Identifier: MS 014

Business records of Chase and Company and affiliates, as well as the personal correspondence of members of the Chase Family and family genealogical records.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1884-1984; 1871-1984

Edwin Smith Papers

Identifier: Ms 199

Records and correspondence of Edwin Smith, who operated a store in Federal Point, Florida.

Dates: 1884-1896

Garrett David Jackson Papers

Identifier: MS 294

Personal and business records of G.D. Jackson, his wife, Lily, and daughter, Marion Jackson. The collection includes correspondence, ledgers, photos, receipts and other miscellaneous materials. Topics include steamboats, the postal service, and the citrus industry. The family resided mainly in Eustis, Florida.

Dates: 1875-1933

Gary Monroe Citrus Label Collection

Identifier: MSS 0564

This collections contains packaging labels for citrus, lemons, and other products from approximately the 1930s to 1950s.

Dates: 1930s-1940s

Morita Mason Clark Note Cards

Identifier: Ms 017

Note cards used by Morita Mason Clark for her thesis, "The Development of the Citrus Industry in Florida before 1895."

Dates: 1947

Peter Henry Rolfs Collection

Identifier: Ms Coll. 063

Writings, speeches, correspondence, subject files, reports and photographs of Peter Henry Rolfs, former Dean of the UF College of Agriculture (1915-1920), Director of the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station (1906-1920), and Director of the Escola Superior de Agricultura e Veterinaria, in Viscosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.

Dates: 1891-1943

Royal Palm Nurseries Papers

Identifier: MSS 0444

In 1881 Pliny Reasoner, just turned eighteen years of age, arrived in Manatee County, Florida, from his home in the Midwest. Over the next seven years, he built Royal Palm Nurseries, an enterprise that would become Florida’s longest established nursery business. This collection documents the founding and early history of Royal Palm Nurseries and contains a run of the nursery catalogs that provide information on early horticulture and the introduction of new plants to Florida.

Dates: 1846 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1857 - 1930

Russell Kay Papers

Identifier: Ms 195

The papers contain the correspondence, writings (both prose and poetry), photographs, and cards of long-time Florida journalist, Russell Kay.

Dates: 1923-1986

South Lake Apopka Citrus Growers Association Records

Identifier: MS 144

Records of the South Lake Apopka Citrus Growers Association including meeting minutes, shipping registers, and disbursements covering six decades in the history of the association.

Dates: 1926-1981