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UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M99-1

Barnett Banks Collection, 1920-2009, bulk (bulk 1970-1996)

20.00 Linear Feet
The collection contains awards, photographs, printed material, and realia. Items span the years 1920-2009, with the majority of the materials concentrated in 1970-96.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M12-9

Duval County, Florida, Elections and Voting Collection, 1904-

3.00 Linear Feet
The primary source materials in this collection provide historical documentation and evidence of selective elections and political campaigns held in Duval County and Jacksonville, Florida. The earliest items are Duval County election records dated 1904; the majority of the materials date from the late twentieth century to the present decade. Printed materials include sample election ballots and guides, voting brochures and pamphlets, and a voting registration receipt card. Artifacts and memorabilia include political campaign buttons and stickers from Jacksonville mayoral, U.S. Senate, and Presidential campaigns.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M75-1

Eartha M. M. White Papers, 1831-1974, bulk (bulk 1930-1974)

38.00 Linear Feet
The collection consists of more than 1,000 items, primarily twentieth century material relating to Jacksonville, Florida. Includes letters, documents, and notes relating to the personal, political, and business activities of Eartha M. M. White. Some subject files include publications, reports, programs, photographs, and memorabilia. Of particular interest are materials pertaining to: Prominent African American leaders, e.g., James Weldon Johnson, A. Phillip Randolph, and Simuel Decatur McGill; Historic Jacksonville business, charitable, and religious organizations including Afro-American Life Insurance Company, Bethel Baptist Institutional Church, Clara White Mission, Community Chest Association, and Jacksonville Negro Welfare League; Florida social and educational organizations including Florida State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs, Florida Baptist Academy / Florida Normal and Industrial Institute.
UCF University Archives: UA23E

Ed Gantner Collection, 1979-1981, bulk 1979

1 Box,
The collection houses items that belonged to Edward J. Gantner, Jr., a starter in the University of Central Florida Fighting Knights football team from 1979 to 1981, a professional football player in United States Football League and played for the Tampa Bay Bandits as Defensive Tackle and Jacksonville Bulls as an Offensive Lineman, and became a professional wrestler in 1985 until 1987.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M09-1

George W. Simons, Jr. Planning Collection, 1899-1993, bulk 1940-1970

36.00 Linear Feet
The collection contains correspondence, publications and printed materials, project and subject files, and photographs relating to Mr. Simons' personal and professional activities throughout his adult life, from his college years until his retirement in 1970. The chronology begins with documentation of his higher education activities, including class notebooks, his thesis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1915) and correspondence with professors. His professional career as a planning, zoning and municipal consultant is well-documented with extensive business files, including contracts and agreements, notes, correspondence, and working papers for many of the municipal planning, land use, and zoning projects undertaken by Mr. Simons. One strength of the collection is its depth of project publications, reports and plans created by Mr. Simons over a forty year professional career, 1928-1970. Subject files also show Mr. Simons' broad-ranging interests in various urban planning and financial topics.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M83-1

John E. Mathews, Jr., Collection, 1900-1988, bulk 1956-1970

157.00 Linear Feet
John E. Mathews, Jr. was a Florida state legislator from 1956 to 1970 and President of the Florida Senate in 1969-70. He ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Florida in 1963/64 and 1969/70. The collection contains the extensive personal papers, documents, and memorabilia of Mr. Mathews, spanning the years 1920 - 1988. His early years are particularly well documented, with scrapbooks, report cards, awards, etc. The legislative years (1956-70) are chronicled by detailed reports, documents, and newsclippings; and the gubernatorial campaign years (1963; 1969-70) are well-represented with a near complete set of the master campaign files of correspondence, lists, speeches, newsclippings, scrapbooks, and travel / itinerary materials. The collection is of primary value for research on Mr. Mathews, but in totality, provides insights into Florida political history and government circa 1950-70.
UCF University Archives: UA23H

Michael O'Shaughnessy Collection, 1973-2009, bulk 1979-1998

10 boxes
The collection holds footage of primarily the UCF Knights Football team in various media formats, photographs, newspaper articles, journal articles, posters, ephemera, as well as those relating to Michael O'Shaughnessy.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M09-5

National Organization for Women, Jacksonville, Florida, and Jacksonville Women's Movement Collection, 1969-2002, bulk 1970-1976

5.80 Linear Feet
The collection contains subject files which chronicle the formative years and development of the Jacksonville, Florida chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and Jacksonville Women's Movement from 1969 to 2002. Resources include printed materials, such as correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings, newsletters, publicity announcements and flyers of local activities, event programs, and early telephone and membership lists. The subject contents are primarily local in scope with some Florida and national coverage of marches and other events. General feminist literature and national NOW publications provide additional background information on relevant social and political issues.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M12-10

Northeast Florida Regional Business Collection, 1886-

3.50 Linear Feet
The collection provides historical evidence and documentation of business enterprises, and their operations and activities in Northeast Florida from the late nineteenth century to date. The core of the collection are print materials, including advertising cards and folders, brochures, convention programs, correspondence, illustrations, journals, reports, restaurant menus, and retail store coupons. Unique items include a late nineteenth century advertisement for a prominent Jacksonville retail store, and a panorama photograph of store employees in 1926. Artifacts and memorabilia among others include building dedication items, newspaper linotype blocks, and a bank money bag.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M12-2

Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. General Materials., 1857-

8.00 Linear Feet
The collection provides historical evidence and documentation of daily activities, events and life in Northeast Florida from the mid-nineteenth century to date. The core of the collection are print ephemera, including calendars, cards, certificates, correspondence, folders, journals, pamphlets, posters, stationery, stickers, tax receipts, and tickets. Items span the years 1857-2012, with the bulk of the materials concentrated in the late twentieth century. Unique early printed items include an envelope postmarked 1861 addressed to a prominent Jacksonville resident, and an 1890 St. Johns River steamboat trip pass. Important biographical information about local African American leaders is provided in annual Black History Month calendars. Artifacts and memorabilia include commemorative coins and plates, holiday ornaments, souvenir pins and license plates, and tokens from the Jacksonville trolley in the late nineteenth century.