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Collection ID: M01-2b

Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. Tourism., 1900-

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Location of this collection:
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
904-507-4122
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. For additional information and to make an appointment to view the collection, contact 904-620-1533 or email: lib-special@unf.edu
Preferred citation:
Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. Tourism. Thomas G. Carpenter Library, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

Collection description

Summary

Abstract:
The collection provides historical documentation of tourism activities in northeast Florida in the early to mid-twentieth century. The core of the collection relates to the promotion of tourism and tourist attractions. Representative attractions include the Florida Ostrich Farm, Marineland, and Oriental Gardens. Unique early printed items include a circa 1920s advertisement for the St. Johns River Day Line sightseeing steamer, and a souvenir folder featuring colored illustrations of tropical flora in Florida.
Extent:
1.10 Linear Feet
Language:
English
Preferred citation:
Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. Tourism. Thomas G. Carpenter Library, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research. For additional information and to make an appointment to view the collection, contact 904-620-1533 or email: lib-special@unf.edu

Background

Scope and Content:

The collection provides historical documentation of tourism activities in northeast Florida in the early to mid-twentieth century. The core of the collection relates to the promotion of tourism and tourist attractions. Representative attractions include the Florida Ostrich Farm, Marineland, and Oriental Gardens. Unique early printed items include a circa 1920s advertisement for the St. Johns River Day Line sightseeing steamer, and a souvenir folder featuring colored illustrations of tropical flora in Florida. Printed materials include advertisements, broadsides, brochures, correspondence, folders, and pamphlets. Items span the years 1900-197-, with the bulk of the materials concentrated in the mid-twentieth century. Publishers/printers include: Jax. News Company, Jacksonville Tourist and Convention Bureau, Jacksonville City Council Advertising Committee, Jacksonville Public Relations Division, Jacksonville Beach Chamber of Commerce, H. & W.B. Drew Company, and Miller Press

Acquisition information:

Items in the collection were acquired via donations and purchase

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