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Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company Records, 1900s-1950s

November 21, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
Collection number: 4572
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Abstract: The Atlantic Coast Line was based in Wilmington, N.C., and possessed rail that ran through Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. The Atlantic Coast Line later formed part of the CSX Transportation System. The collection contains Read more…

Florida memoranda book, 1864.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Florida memoranda book.
Collection number: 2172-z
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Abstract: Memoranda book with lists of dates, tools, and food furnished by various slaveowners, perhaps for a public construction project, near Fernandina or White Spring, Fla., in 1864. Included are names of persons who were to Read more…

George Johnson Baldwin papers, 1884-1936.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Baldwin, George Johnson, 1856-1927.
Collection number: 850
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Abstract: George Johnson Baldwin (1856-1927), capitalist and civic leader, was born in Savannah, Ga. An 1877 graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he began his career as a chemist, but quickly became associated with diverse industries Read more…

Southeastern Cooperative League records, 1939-1952.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Southeastern Cooperative League.
Collection number: 3597
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Abstract: The Southeastern Cooperative League, an interracial organization established as the Southeastern Cooperative Education Association in 1940, became a federation of cooperatives in Read more…

Farish Carter papers, 1794-1868 (bulk 1830-1860).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Carter, Farish, 1780-1861.
Collection number: 2230
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Abstract: Farish Carter was a planter, land speculator, and entrepreneur of Scottsborough Plantation, near Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga., and owner of a plantation at Coosawattee, Read more…

Hentz family papers, 1782-1932.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Hentz family.
Collection number: 332
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Hentz family included French revolutionary Nicholas Arnould Hentz (1756-1832); his sons Nicholas Richard Hentz (1786-1850), an officer in the French Imperial Army; and Nicholas Marcellus Hentz (1797-1856), a prominent entomologist; Read more…

William Louis Criglar papers, 1847-1867 (bulk 1866-1867).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Criglar, William Louis, fl. 1848-1867.
Collection number: 1196
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Abstract: Correspondence, chiefly 1866-1867, of William Louis Criglar with firms in Mobile and New Orleans concerning supplies, equipment, and financing for Criglar, Batchelder and Co., his lumber milling business in Escambia County, Ala., and Read more…

Edward M. L’Engle papers, 1834-1907 (bulk 1834-1900).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: L’Engle, Edward M.
Collection number: 425
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Abstract: Edward McCrady L’Engle (1834-1900) of Florida was a railroad president, lawyer, and Confederate army officer. L’Engle’s legal, business, political, and family correspondence, chiefly Read more…

H. B. Croom papers, 1822-1838.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Croom, H. B. (Hardy Bryan), 1798-1837.
Collection number: 3772
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Abstract: Croom, native of North Carolina, botanist, planter in Gadsden County, Fla., died with his immediate family in a shipwreck. Papers gathered in the course of litigation over Croom’s estate, consisting chiefly of his correspondence, including Read more…

Sylvan Meyer papers, 1940-1988.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Meyer, Sylvan.
Collection number: 4639
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Abstract: Sylvan Meyer (1921- ) of Gainesville, Ga., and Miami Beach, Fla., journalist; editor of the Gainesville Times, 1947-1969; the Miami News, 1969-1973; and Miami Magazine, 1975-1987; Read more…