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UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M07-4

Homer H. Humphries, Jr. Papers, 1967-2008, bulk 1967-1971

2.50 Linear Feet
The collection contains correspondence, subject files, and campaign and printed materials relating to Humphries' political activities, chiefly his tenure on the Jacksonville City Council from 1967-1971. The core of the collection are newspaper clippings pertaining to the Council's activities under the new consolidated government. Additional printed materials provide documentation on the site selection of the University of North Florida in 1969.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M07-3

Jacksonville, Florida, Government Consolidation Collection, 1968-2008

2.50 Linear Feet
On October 1, 1968, the governments of the city of Jacksonville, Florida and Duval County merged into one unified and consolidated government. The collection contains newspaper clippings which provide insight, commentary, and documentation on this transformative era in Jacksonville history. Special Florida Times-Union newspaper supplements from October 1, 1968, and October 1, 1969, provide extensive details on the history and background of the governmental merger. Additional newsclippings marking the consolidation anniversaries of 1993 and 2008 update the changes and developments attributed to consolidation in the intervening years.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: 1988.001

Joe Carlucci Collection, 1911-1986, bulk 1968-1978

15.00 Linear Feet
The collection contains correspondence, administrative and subject files, and printed materials relating to Mr. Carlucci's political activities. Few personal items are included. Subject files provide detailed information on highly publicized and controversial Jacksonville, Florida issues (Offshore Power Systems, etc.) and prominent local individuals; extensive documentation on the site selection of the University of North Florida; and insights into the Hans Tanzler mayoral era of Jacksonville politics and government. The Carlucci Papers complement related collections on Jacksonville's government consolidation during the same time period: Richard A. Martin Papers; Homer H. Humphries, Jr. Papers; Jacksonville, Florida, Government Consolidation Collection.
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.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1979-10

Melvin, Jerry, Papers, 1968-1978

3035.00 items
Legislative papers of Jerry Melvin, who served in the Florida Legislature ca. 1968-1978. He received the Most Outstanding Freshman award in 1969.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M97-1

Richard A. Martin Papers, 1963-1993, bulk 1967-1970

10.50 Linear Feet
Administrative, legal and subject files and printed materials relating to Jacksonville-Duval County, Florida government consolidation. The consolidation materials span the years 1963-1993, with the bulk of the items concentrated in the transitional consolidation years of 1967-70. Newspaper clippings and printed materials form the majority of the collection. Few personal items are included.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1981-39

Tobiassen, Tom, Papers, 1968-1987

10226.00 items
Records reflecting his work as a legislator from the Escambia and West Florida region with materials concerning issues in the Panhandle, constituent letters, and related materials. Select topics include Santa Rosa Island and higher education.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M96-1

Tommy Hazouri Collection, 1985-2002

16.60 Linear Feet
The collection consists primarily of newspaper and scrapbook files relating to Mr. Hazouri's political and legislative activities. Few personal items are included. The core of the collection are materials relating to his mayoral campaigns of 1986-87 and 1990-91, and his mayoral tenure of 1987-1991.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1992-02

University of West Florida. Whitman Center Records, 1977-

1982.00 items
Records and working papers of the Donald L. Whitman Center for State and Local Government, 1977- , including reports, publications, correspondence, and research files. The Center performs research for pahnandle city and county governments, especially the City of Pensacola and Escambia County on a variety of fiscal, tax, and planning matters. Includes the records of the Revenue Study Committee (the Collier Commission), 1985-1986, which examined revenue sources for the City of Pensacola; the Local Government Study Commission (Charter Government Commission), 1985-1988, which examined charter government for Escambia County; and records of the earlier 1978-1988 Escambia County charter study committee.