Subject Source: Fast
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 119
Abstract Correspondence and business papers relating to activities of David Levy Yulee, territorial delegate to Congress, U.S. Senator from Florida, and founder of the Florida Railroad Company.
Dates: 1800-1954; Majority of material found within 1840-1886
Identifier: Ms 043
Abstract Documents collected by James David Glunt for his dissertation, primarily relating to Florida history in the second Spanish period (1784-1821) and territorial period (1821-1845), particularly plantation slavery. A donation of additional material in 2016 included material on the Bradford family of Tallahassee and papers of George Noble Jones, which appear in Plantation Records from the Papers of George Noble Jones, coedited with U. B. Phillips. The rest of the...
Dates: 1797-1930; Majority of material found within 1820-1880
Identifier: Ms 077
Abstract Account papers, correspondence, and legal documents pertaining to the legal and business practices of James T. O'Neill. Collection offers descriptions of plantation management, legal suits, and estate management.
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.
Identifier: Ms 078
Abstract The collection includes correspondence, business letters, account books, and a memoir manuscript created by members of the Ormond family of Florida.
Dates: 1784-1909; Majority of material found within 1834-1892
Identifier: MS Group 301
Abstract Manuscript and translation of "El latifundio azucarero y la poblacion de las Antillas" ("West Indian sugar plantations and peoples"), by Ramiro Guerra in 1934. Also includes correspondence.
Identifier: Ms 095
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, and other papers and relics of Winston J.T. Stephens (1820-1864)- plantation owner, militia officer, and Confederate army officer; his wife, Octavia Bryant Stephens (1841-1908); and other family members including Henry H. Bryant (1847-1930), Davis H. Bryant (1839-1913), and William A. Bryant (1837-1881). Topics include the Civil War in Florida, military service, the Battle of Olustee, plantation life, slavery, and conditions along the St. Johns River during the mid-19th...
Dates: 1664-1989; Majority of material found within 1836-1931
Identifier: MSS 0342
Abstract Collection of 25 stereograph images and three view master reels showcasing scenes and views from South American countries, Cuba, Jamaica, and Florida.
Dates: 1860, circa 1890-1940s
Identifier: MS 234
Abstract Philip S. May's compilation of research on Zephaniah Kingsley, a wealthy and prominent Florida slave trader and plantation owner. Includes copies of records pertaining directly to Kingsley, newspaper articles, and microfilm concerning the Kingsley Plantation.
Dates: 1812-1946; Majority of material found within 1812-1843