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Title: Conservation in Florida
Description:

This digital collection gathers materials from many different collections on the topics of environmental conservation and urban development in Florida.

See the individual items for information on their parent collections.

Title: Cromartie Land Records
Description: Documentation of the land holdings of Alexander Cromartie (1807-1870) of Leon County, Florida. Includes an 1868 manuscript land indenture transferring two parcels of land to Cromartie's son, Alexander G. Cromartie; and an 1870 map by surveyor W. L. Robeson, detailing the division of Cromartie's ...
Abstract/Description: Documentation of the land holdings of Alexander Cromartie (1807-1870) of Leon County, Florida. Includes an 1868 manuscript land indenture transferring two parcels of land to Cromartie's son, Alexander G. Cromartie; and an 1870 map by surveyor W. L. Robeson, detailing the division of Cromartie's 978...
Title: El Destino and Chemonie Plantation Papers
Description: The collection relates to the El Destino and Chemonie plantations located a short distance from Tallahassee, Florida. These papers consist of records and documents of the executors and administrators of the estate of William B. Nuttall. The materials discuss sale of cotton and other agricultural ...
Title: Fairbanks Collection
Description: This collections holds personal, business and family correspondence, books, business records (account books), and writing materials of George R. Fairbanks. The collection contains biographical sketches of George Rainsford Fairbanks and his family history, his will, papers about personal matters, ...
Abstract/Description: Personal, business and family correspondence, books, business records (account books), and writing materials of George R. Fairbanks. This collection contains 1473 original material items, as well as 567 items which are copies of original materials. The collection contains biographical sketches of Ge...
Title: Fenton McArthur Prewitt Papers
Description: The materials in this collection are related to the life and work of Fenton McArthur Prewitt. Prewitt lived in various cities throughout Florida during his lifetime and the materials in this collection share information about his experiences in Tavares, Waldo, Starke, Gainesville, and Plant City....
Title: Florida Book Collection
Description: The main Florida Collection in Special Collections & Archives is a collection of books and periodicals about Florida and by Florida authors. These materials include such topics as local history, guidebooks, cookbooks, business directories, politics, Native Americans, archaeology, and the environm...
Abstract/Description: The Florida Collection is a collection of books and periodicals about Florida and by Florida authors. These materials include such topics as local history, guidebooks, cookbooks, business directories, politics, Native Americans, archaeology, and the environment.
Title: Florida County and City Histories, 1922
Description: The essays included in this collection appear to be class papers done by students at the Florida State College for Women around 1922. Among the counties covered are Alachua, Clermont Lake, Manatee, Sarasota, Sumter, Suwanee, Taylor, Walton, Jefferson, Lake, Osceola, Washington, Columbia, and Dade...
Abstract/Description: The materials included in this collection appear to be class papers done by students at the Florida State College for Women around 1922. Among the counties covered are Alachua, Clermont Lake, Manatee, Sarasota, Sumter, Suwanee, Taylor, Walton, Jefferson, Lake, Osceola, Washington, Columbia, and Dade...
Title: Florida Government Documents
Description: Strozier Library at FSU is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. For this collection, a focus is placed on legislation about and affecting Florida. For more information abou...
Title: Florida Handbooks
Description: The Florida Handbook is a comprehensive reference source and the official guide to Florida government and history, with additional information on the state's lands, culture, economy, and people. Allen Morris, the Clerk of the Florida House from 1966-1986, first published the Handbook...
Title: Florida Manuscript Materials
Description:

This collection holds materials from various manuscript collections in FSU's Special Collections & Archives. Each item will have its collection information in its metadata.

Title: Florida Promotional and Historical Materials
Description: This collection holds a set of materials highlighting promotional materials created around Florida and its industries in the early 20th century. It also holds some documents regarding business in the Jacksonville, Florida area and the railways. This digital collection holds a majority of ...
Title: Florida Reference Files
Description: The Florida Reference Files contain transcripts, pamphlets, booklets, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous manuscript materials regarding Florida history. Topics covered by the files include people, places, events and objects that have been important in the history and development of the state....
Title: Goulding Family Collection
Description: The Goulding Family Collection was donated by Professor Robert L. Goulding following his retirement from FSU in 1960. The collection includes documents from Goulding’s ancestors, including primary sources chronicling military and civilian life during the American Civil War, World War I and Worl...
Abstract/Description: Manuscripts, typescripts, diaries, photo albums, and government documents related to Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Goulding of Tallahassee, Florida and their ancestors, including materials on the American Civil War, Key West (1830-1863), rationing during World War II, YMCA activities during and after World War ...
Title: St. Augustine Papers
Description: This collection is comprised of permits to sell spirituous and other liquors, permits issued to a variety of people to pass and repass on specific dates or for specific periods of time, each signed by the Mayor, permits for balls and dances, permits to reside, city ordinances, and other related m...
Title: Wakulla Plantation Records
Description:

This collection consists of the accounting books of the Wakulla Plantation. The two items are in poor condition and incomplete.

For more information about the collection, please see the collection's finding aid.

Title: Winthrop Family Papers
Description: This collection contains the business papers of John S. Winthrop and Mrs. Susan Winthrop, including correspondence, plantation records, bills, orders, mortgages, tax information and bookkeeping records. This digital collection holds only a selection of materials from the collection. Plea...