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UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center

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University of West Florida. Libraries. Special Collections Department Records, 1967-
Records, 1967- , including annual reports, correspondence, and other materials concerning donations, history of the department, the Friends of the Library and related materials.
Collection ID: M1988-04
University of West Florida. University Press Records, 1973-
Records of the University of West Florida Press, 1973- , part of the University Presses of Florida, including board minutes, reports, financial statements, correspondence, and related materials. Includes files of manuscripts in process including correspondence, editing drafts and comments, copies of reviews and publicity materials, and records of UWF Editorial Committee.
Collection ID: M1988-01
Carter, Dickson H., Papers, 1896-1973
Personal papers, 1896-1973, of Dickson H. Carter, Pensacola attorney, consisting of photographs, correspondence, speeches, and other writings. Includes materials pertaining to Judge Francis B. Carter, including Masonic awards and writings.
Collection ID: M1980-09
Galvez, Bernardo de, Papers, 1781
Papers of Don Bernardo de Galvez (1746-1786) including a 1781 letter from Pensacola concerning the siege, and other materials concerning his biography and family genealogy.
Collection ID: M1980-17
Walsh, Ralph, Papers, 1766
Manuscript documents concerning the arrest, trial, and attempted court martial of Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Walsh of His Majesty's 3rd Regiment stationed at Pensacola, by George Johnstone, Governor of West Florida, 1766. With affidavits of William Clifton, Chief Justice, and comments of General Thomas Gage.
Collection ID: M1980-15SC
Federal Writer's Project Pensacola Newspaper Research Collection, 1838-1934
Photocopy typescript of "Pensacola Newspaper Research" abstracted and prepared by Pensacolian, Modeste Hargis for the Federal Writer's Project in Florida in 1934. This 320-page document is a compilation of items from Pensacola newspapers, 1838-1934, which the compiler felt of historic or intrinsic interest. A name and subject index is available.
Collection ID: M1988-03
West Florida Press Association Records, 1985-1988
Records, 1985-1988, including minutes, newsletters, membership files, and publications such as Media West. Organized to serve media professionals and provide educational enrichment, the Association merged with the Pensacola Press Club in January 1988.
Collection ID: M1988-02
Beta Sigma Phi, Kappa Theta Chapter (Pensacola, Fla.) Records, 1969-1974
Records of the Florida Kappa Theta Chapter of Pensacola, FL, 1969-1974, including minutes, attendance registers, financial reports, and other materials about this women's organization.
Collection ID: M1980-13SC
Woolley, William Frederick, Papers, 1930-1981
Colonel, U. S. Air Force; Assistant Professor of Management, University of West Florida.
Collection ID: M1981-34
Hemmer and Yates Business Imprints, 1885-1946
Publicity distributed by Hemmer and Yates, local advertising firm, depicting Pensacola traditions and Employment records, 1885-1946, of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.
Collection ID: M1980-18SC
Robertson, William D., Papers, 1933-1961
Personal papers, 1933-1961, including correspondence, land abstracts, plat maps, and related material of organizations that Mr. Robertson was active in, or for, which he performed legal services, primarily in Santa Rosa County. Correspondents include Lex Green, Bob Sikes, Millard F. Caldwell, Claude Pepper, Charles Andrews; Florida Governors LeRoy Collins, Spessard L. Holland, Fuller Warren; and John C. Malone, Ashley Pace, and J. Edgar Hoover.
Collection ID: M1983-19
University of West Florida. Development Office Records, 1967-1979
Records, 1967-1979, including foundation files and scholarship files. These files cover those organizations which made direct grants or gifts to the University and include correspondence, financial documents, newspaper clippings, and other materials pertaining to the gifts. Key organizations include the Edward Ball Wildlife Foundation for the nature trail, the Alfred I. DuPont Foundation on the endowment of the Mary Ball Washington Chair, the Ford Foundation for the Venture Fund grant, and the Gannett Foundation.
Collection ID: M1983-16
Reedy, Agnes Irene, Papers, 1942-1982
School teacher, Pensacola, Fla.
Collection ID: M1983-17
University of West Florida. Music Department Records, 1970-1981
Records, 1970-1981, consisting of materials pertaining to visiting artists, musical groups, and symphony orchestras in the Music Hall Artists Series and the West Florida Music Festival. Includes clipping files for Music Department activities, 1968-1970, and Florida League of the Arts files, 1970-1972.
Collection ID: M1983-15
Barrineau, Barbara, Papers, 1946-1951
Personal papers, 1946-1951, including a scrapbook, publications, commencement and football programs, and other papers reflecting activities as a student at Pensacola High School (1946-1948), as a student nurse at Sacred Heart Hospital School of Nursing (1948-1951) and at Pensacola Hospital School of Nursing Education (1948), and other activities in Pensacola during this time period.
Collection ID: M1981-13
Richardson, Creel, Collection, 1814-1877
Photocopies of research materials concerning Conecuh County, Alabama, 1814-1877, including letters (1844-1860) of James Jones about life in Conecuh, the 1860 Presidential election, cotton business, and activities in Pensacola. Other materials cover the Battle of Horseshoe Bend and Fort Jackson (1814), Fort Pickens (1861), a biography of Dr. George Columbus Reynolds, and a history of the Perote area, Pike County, Alabama.
Collection ID: M1983-14SC
Saint Andrews Bay (Fla.) Scrapbook, 1892-1896
Scrapbook, 1892-1896, with newspaper clippings (primarily from the St. Andrews Buoy Newspaper), illustrations, and other clipped matter concerning the St. Andrews and Cromanton area of Florida (now Panama City) and Perote, Alabama. Includes social notes, travel accounts, poetry, wedding invitations, a description of the 22 homes along the Bay in 1885 and other area news.
Collection ID: M1983-18SC
Weber, Theodore, Collection, 1904-1910
Watercolor paintings, 1904-1910, of float designs for Pensacola Mardi Gras parades.
Collection ID: M1988-05
Johnson, Essie, Diary, 1916-1917
Diary, August 1916-June 1917, Bonifay, Florida, including newspaper clippings, letters from her father A. D. Johnson, business and calling cards, recipes, obituaries, programs, and other materials concerning family life, activities in Bonifay, the Grace family, Bonifay High School, the School of Music, the Isis Theater (Pensacola), and the Army, Navy, and Community Sing for Liberty Loan Day, 1917.
Collection ID: M1981-12
University of West Florida. College of Arts and Sciences Records, 1978-
Records, 1978- , including correspondence, annual reports, minutes of Chairperson's Meetings, and the College of Arts and Science Council, the forum series, and related records.
Collection ID: M1988-06
Viccars, Marion, Papers, 1961-1981
Personal papers of Marion Viccars, 1961-81, including correspondence, diaries, publications, newspaper clippings, awards, and other materials concerning the development of the Special Collections Department at the John C. Pace Library, University of West Florida, Pensacola, during her tenure as Special Collections Librarian (1967-80), notes on her travels abroad, includes research notes regarding the Yonge family of Pensacola.
Collection ID: M1980-19
Bennett, Hite, Papers, 1969-1988
Personal papers, 1969-1988, including correspodence, committee files, and papers related to his teaching and to the activities of his department and college. Subject files include the Business College Council, the Department of Finance and Accounting, and the Northwest Florida Blood Bank.
Collection ID: M1988-08
Pensacola-Tallahassee Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Records, 1939-
Records, 1939- , including newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other records of the organization. Records cover history of the Council including Diocese changes and organizational changes of the Council as a part of the Mobile Diocese (to 1954), the Mobile-Birmingham Diocese (1955-1968), the St. Augustine Diocese (1969-1975), and the creation of the Pensacola-Tallahassee Diocese in 1976.
Collection ID: M1988-09
Todd, Calvin, Papers, 1949-1976
Collection contains correspondence, minutes of directors, reports, programs, publicity material and newspaper clippings of four organizations in which Mr. Todd, present owner of T.T. Todd Wholesale Grocery Company, was a director of during the late 1950s and early 1960s. These include The Fiesta of Five Flags, The Pensacola Port Authority, the State Chamber of Commerce and the Pensacola Y.M.C.A.
Collection ID: M1979-02
Pfeiffer Family Papers, 1891-1963
Papers, 1891-1963, includes newspaper clippings, school records, and other materials of Edgar W. Pfeiffer (1926-1943), Gertrude Pfeiffer Jorden (1919-1954), Mary Elizabeth Briggs Council Pfeiffer (1927-1963), and related materials of the Joseph C. Pfeiffer, Sr. family of Pensacola. Includes school records for Sacred Heart Academy and Pensacola High School; dance and social invitations to area clubs, 1926-1930; information on Pfeiffer's Bakery; and papers of related Jorden and Wigand families.
Collection ID: M1983-23
Gardner, George Frederic, Papers, 1937-1980
Personal papers of George F. Gardner (1896-1980) consisting of diaries (1955-1980) and notebooks (1937- ) including journals of a trip to Canada and Detroit in 1937, to Florida in 1940, and letters describing Saipan, Marianas Islands in 1949.
Collection ID: M1980-20
Collection ID: M1979-01
Nichols, William Newton, Papers, Date acquired: 01/00/1984
Unpublished literary manuscripts of William Newton Nichols including two bound typescript volumes (The Saga of the Clan, Footprints on the Sands of Time), one photocopy typescript (Rambling Notes on the Ancient City of Panzacola), one untitled typescript, and a group of short stories, all fictional with some set in West Florida, undated.
Collection ID: M1983-24
Florida Board of Regents Records, 1964-
Records of the Board of Regents, 1964- , including minutes, agendas, reports, publications, budgets, mission statements, program reviews, and other working papers of the Board and its state universities. Subjects concern educational budgets, policies, governance, academic policies, planning, and related educational concerns.
Collection ID: M1988-13
Watson, William H., Papers, 1918-1960
The major portion of the papers were from the files of William H. Watson, senior member of the Pensacola law firm of Watson & Pasco, and its successors. Mr. Watson was born in Walton County, Florida, February 22, 1876. He read for the law and was admitted to the bar in 1897. Samuel Pasco (1878- ), Clarence J. Brown (1890- ), Samuel Pasco, Jr.(1909- ), and James Baker Watson (1909-1976) also served at various time with the firm.
Collection ID: M1979-07
Murray, James F., Papers, 1968-1977
Pensacola Environmentalist.
Collection ID: M1988-14
Escambia Amateur Astronomer's Association Collection, 1977-
Papers (1977- ), including publications of local, regional and national astronomical organizations, such as The Meteor, New Horizons, and The Reflector. Topics covered include astronomy and sky-watching in the West Florida region.
Collection ID: M1988-18
Carpenter, Cornelia, Papers, 1895-1920
Family correspondence, 1895-1920, newspapers clippings, family photographs and various papers relating to Simpson & Company Lumber Mill, Bagdad, Florida. Mr. H.T. Wright, Mrs. Carpenter's, was a prominent member of this firm. Many photographs from Mrs. Carpenter's family photograph album, 1900-1914, were copied and deposited in the Pensacola picture file.
Collection ID: M1979-03
Baker-Watson Papers, 1863-1925
Family papers, 1863-1925, relating to the Baker family of Jackson County, Florida and the William H. Watson family of Pensacola, Florida. Includes land deeds, conveyances, tax receipts, family letters, lineage chart and photographs. Principal correspondents include James L.G. Baker, James L. Baker, Mary Jane Daffin, James S. Baker, William H. Watson, Jr., James B. Watson and Mrs. Elizabeth Dickinson.
Collection ID: M1980-05SC
Pensacola Arts Council Papers, 1967-1979
Papers, 1967-1979, including correspondence, publicity, newspaper clippings, programs, and other materials.
Collection ID: M1979-05
Campbell Family Papers, 1899-1933
Educational diplomas, 1899-1933, of Christian C. McDonald and Christian McDonald Campbell for attendance at Palmer College, at Florida State Normal School, and the Okaloosa County public schools in DeFuniak Springs, Florida.
Collection ID: M1988-11
Santa Rosa County Tax Assessor, Delinquent Tax Ledger, 1928
Delinquent tax ledger, circa 1928, for Santa Rosa County, consisting of names and addresses of owners of real estate in Santa Rosa County who have failed to pay taxes on property. Arranged alphabetically by name of delinquent taxpayer or corporation.
Collection ID: M1988-21
Men's Camellia Club of Pensacola Records, 1937-1989
Records, 1937-1989, including correspondence and newspaper clippings, registrations for camellias originated in Pensacola, publications including the Camellia Journal (1962-1987) and Camellia Notes (1961-1989), and biographies of club members and presidents.
Collection ID: M1988-22
Melvin, Jerry, Papers, 1968-1978
Legislative papers of Jerry Melvin, who served in the Florida Legislature ca. 1968-1978. He received the Most Outstanding Freshman award in 1969.
Collection ID: M1979-10
Santa Rosa County Land Records, 1856-1935
A group of land records, 1856-1935, including mortgages, land grants, promissory notes, and other materials for lands in Santa Rosa County. Includes such firms as Balentine and Whitley, Milton, Florida; S. J. Stewart & Bro., Milton, florida; and Presidential land grants signed in proxy by Franklin Pierce, and William McKinley. An annotated calendar of names and land descriptions is available in the collection inventory.
Collection ID: M1983-27SC
Whitaker, Hurdis, Collection, 1874-1926
Papers of Hurdis Whitaker (1874-192 6), including photocopies and newspaper clippings relating to his management of the Muscogee Commissary for the Southern States Lumber Company, 1909-1917, and as Sheriff of Escambia County, 1920's. Other topics include Governor Sidney J. Catts, Mrs. O. H. Thompson of Crestview, and the Whitaker family.
Collection ID: M1979-13SC
Bragg, Braxton, Papers, 1861
Commander, Confederate Troops at Pensacola, 1861-1862.
Collection ID: M1983-26MF
Franklin, Samuel R. (Admiral), Journal, 1885-1887
Manuscript journal covering the commissioning and voyage of the U.S.S. Pensacola, April 1885-August 1887. Covers European and Mediterranean trips with newspaper clippings from the Baltimore Sun about trip.
Collection ID: M1983-25MF
Gamble, Thomas, Letter, 1772
A.L.S., Pensacola, Florida, June 3, 1772, to Loard Barrington; states Gamble has heard from General Gage concerning Gamble's appointment to rank of Captain, and thanks Barrington for his support in securing the appointment.
Collection ID: M1989-01SC
Luna Papers, 1559-1560
Microfilm of the spanish documents pertaining to Don Tristan De Luna, 1559-1560, that were partly transcribed in Herbert Ingram Priestley's The Luna Papers (1928).
Collection ID: M1983-28MF
Eliza Jane Wilson School (Pensacola, Fla.) Scrapbook, 1931-1933
Scrapbook, 1931-1933, consisting of bylaws, newspaper clippings, programs, invitations, posters, photographs, and other materials concerning school and PTA activities.
Collection ID: M1983-29
Reardon, Anna Smith, Papers, 1962-1983
Writer and Historian, DeFuniak Springs, Florida.
Collection ID: M1984-03
O'Neal, Fannie J., Papers, 1942-1987
Personal papers, 1942-1987, concerning her work as Housing Manager, NAS Whiting Field and at NAS Pensacola. Includes correspondence, certificates, biographical information, newspaper clippings and photographs of housing projects and buildings at NAS Whiting Field and NAS Pensacola. Also includes some records of the Professional Housing Namagement Association, 1976-1987, and the Milton Garden Club.
Collection ID: M1989-04
Milton Woman's Club Records, 1913-
Records, 1913- , including minutes, yearbooks, annual reports, correspondence, history files, and other records. Begun as the Milton Civic League in 1913, the organization advocated improvements to the City of Milton including sanitation and cleanliness. The organization became the Milton Woman's Club in 1916.
Collection ID: M1989-03
University of West Florida. Academic Council Records, 1971-1988
Minutes, reports and other materials of the Academic Council 1971-1988, including such topics as academic policies, undergraduate and graduate programs, enrollments, grade point averages and related academic subjects. The Academic Council was merged with the Faculty Senate, June 1988.
Collection ID: M1983-30
Spilman, Robert B., Papers, 1937-1971
Personal papers, 1937-1971, concerning his military career (1937-1971) and as Commandant of the United States Army Management School (1968-1971), including biographical materials, copies of the Howitzer, correspondence and vita pertaining to guest speakers at the U.S. War College, and materials on the history and disestablishment of the U.W. Army Management School in 1971. Correspondents include Paul Seabury, Clinton Rossiter, Max Lerner, W. C. Westmoreland, Henry Kissinger, and Thomas J. Watson, Jr.
Collection ID: M1989-02
Reese, John Lewis, Papers, Date acquired: 00/00/1984
Personal papers concerning the Reese and West families including genealogical notes on the Pope, Orr, Reese, and West families of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi; biography of Judah P. Benjamin; diary of 1936 tour of American Southwest; Civil War recollections of Mary R. West in western Tennessee and Mississippi, and research records of Elizabeth H. West on Panton, Leslie and Company, 1931.
Collection ID: M1983-31
University of West Florida. Publications. The Panhandler, 1976-
Collection of the Panhandler, a literary magazine published by the UWF English Department, 1976-present.
Collection ID: M1984-02
Gulf Coast Community College Collection, 1961-
Publications and records concerning Gulf Coast Community College, 1961-present, including catalogs, yearbooks, and other materials concerning the history and development of the College. Gulf Coast Community College formerly know as Gulf Coast Junior College.
Collection ID: M1984-01
Metzger, Lewis William, Papers, 1921-1985
Personal papers, including publications, citations, and photographs, reflecting personal and military career interests. Subjects include Nantucket, Massachusetts, Lenin, World War II, and General Westmorelard.
Collection ID: M1989-07
Walker, Larry N., Papers. Escambia County Utilities Authority Records, 1985-1999
Personal papers, 1985-1999, consisting of his records as a member of the Finance Advisory Committee (FAC) of the Escambia County Utilities Authority from 1985 to 1999. These records include minutes, agendas, reports, working papers, budget reports, financial statements, annual reports, newspaper clippings, and publications of FAC, as well as the ECUA Board and its other committees. Subjects covered include water and gas utilities, sewer services, and wastewater management for Escambia County, Florida.
Collection ID: M1989-10
University of West Florida. Faculty Senate Records, 1979-
Records, 1979- , and its predecessor, the Faculty Council, 1973-1979, including agendas, minutes, reports, and other working papers.
Collection ID: M1989-11
University of West Florida. Aeronautical Systems Records, 1968-1973
Records (1968-1973) including correspondence, materials on the UWF Corpus Christi Center, student theses, commencement programs, and related materials. Select thesis subjects cover airports in Atlanta, Pensacola, and NAS Pensacola, the port of Corpus Christi, satellite development and deployment, the usage of airships in transportation, and emergency rescue missions in space.
Collection ID: M1989-06
West Florida Natural Resources Council Records, 1969-1971
Records, 1969-1971, including minutes, correspondence, reports, and subject files concerning the Council's work in the study of pollution in the Escambia Bay, Escambia River, Mulat Bayou, and related waterways. Subjects covered include the dog fly, coastal zone management, the environment, water pollution, and other environmental concerns in pollution control.
Collection ID: M1984-04
Association of Upper-Level Colleges and Universities Records, 1970-1972
Records, 1970-1972, consisting of the files of Peter Perceval, Director, UWF University Relations, and Executive Secretary of the Association. Includes correspondence, planning files for the International Conference held at UWF in 1970, and related materials concerning the Association.
Collection ID: M1984-05
West Florida Railroad Centennial Collection, 1982
Research records, newspaper clippings, and other materials pertaining to the West Florida Railroad Centennial in 1982. Includes genealogical records of descendants of railroad employees in West Florida, information on the history of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, materials on the Chipley Centennial and town history, artifacts, and other related papers.
Collection ID: M1984-09
University of West Florida. Students. Fraternities and Sororities Records, 1971-1972
Records of the Phi Alpha Social Welfare Honorary Society, Omicron Chapter, of the University of West Florida including financial records (1971-1972) and minutes (1971-1972).
Collection ID: M1981-41SC
Sphere Magazine Collection, 1956-1966
Records and papers of Sphere magazine, a science fiction fan magazine published in Cantonment, Florida. Includes issues of the magazine, 1956-1959, and correspondence files with writers, subscribers and science fiction fans, 1958, 1960, 1966. Includes letters of Brian W. Aldiss and Leslyn MacDonald Macabee concerning their writing and comments on John W. Campbell, Robert A. Heinlein, Ray Bradbury, and others.
Collection ID: M1984-11
Rogers, David J., Papers, 1959-1977
Personal papers, 1959-1977, chiefly of published articles, essays and publications in the fields of genetics, taxonomy, botany, and computer applications in these fields.
Collection ID: M1981-38SC
Cantonment Rotary Club Records, 1948-2003
Records and papers, 1948-2003, including correspondence, bylaws, financial statements, minutes, and chapter newsletters. Topics include Cantonment Little Major League and Ephemeral Hospital.
Collection ID: M1984-18
Retired Officers Association, Pensacola Chapter Records, 1971-1985
Records and papers, 1971-1985, including minutes, newsletters, correspondence and related materials. Agencies and subjects include the Escambia County Veterans Round Table, the Naval Aerospace and Regional Medical Center (Pensacola), and military pay legislation with correspondence from U. W. Senators Lawton Chiles, Ed Gurney, Peter H. Dominick, Richard Schweiker, Sam Ervin, Lloyd Bentsen, and Representative Bob Sikes.
Collection ID: M1984-13
Dodson, Pat, Oral History Collection, 1988-1989
Oral history project conducted by Mark David Clark concerning the history of advertising and advertising agencies in Pensacola, with specific emphasis on recollections of Pat Dodson (Mayhew Wilson Dodson, 1929-1975) and the contributions of Dodson and his firm, Dodson, Craddock and Born, to Pensacola. Includes interviews with business partners, family, advertising executives, and Dodson's interest in historic preservation on Pensacola.
Collection ID: M1989-13
Escambia County Election Records, 1970-1976
Statistical summaries of vote tabulations in Escambia County elections, 1970-1976, including U.S. Presidential primaries, general elections, and special elections. Records provide numbers of registered voters in each precinct broken down by Party affiliation, and final tabulations of votes cast broken down by candidate or proposition.
Collection ID: M1989-14
University of West Florida. Facilities Planning Committee Records, 1974-
Records of the Facilities Planning Committee, 1974- , including minutes, agendas, reports, and related working papers. This Committee reports to the Vice President for Administrative Affairs on matters concerning campus buildings, construction, and physical environment.
Collection ID: M1989-12
Gulf Coast History and Humanities Conference Records, 1970-
Records of the Gulf Coast History and Humanities Conference, 1970-present, including correspondence, drafts of presented papers, Conference Board, and related papers.
Collection ID: M1984-16
Deschenes, Paul, Papers, 1900-1970
Research files of Paul Deschenes consisting of photographs, technical manuals, newspaper clippings, magazines, and other materials concerning aviation, primarily dealing with the various models and types of aircraft from earliest planes in the 1900s up to 1970.
Collection ID: M1984-12
Bowman, Dicy Villar, Papers, 1966-1969, 1985
Personal papers, 1966-1969, of Dicy Villar Bowman, Pensacola, Florida, as a member of the State Courses of Study Committee, Florida Department of Education.  Papers include minutes, reports, and materials concerning textbook selection for state schools.  Collection includes digital copy of her book, The Five Daughters of Manuel Gonzalez (1985).
Collection ID: M1984-19
Pensacola Maternity Home Scrapbook, 1941-1949
Scrapbook, 1941-1949, for the Pensacola Maternity Home, also known as the Pensacola Maternity Hospital including newspaper clippings, photographs, and news of its staff and women auxiliaries.
Collection ID: M1984-14
Resler, Walter H., Papers, 1904-1964
Personal papers, 1904-1964, of Walter H. Resler, Brooklyn, New York and Pensacola, Florida including correspondence, photographs, clippings, imprints, glass negatives, periodicals, and microfilm. Subjects include the history of Brooklyn, Huntington, and Long Island, New York; Abraham Lincoln; World War II, including mobilization, scrap metal drives, and the American Legion of Huntington's Honor Roll of servicemen and women in World War II. Correspondents include Bernard M. Baruch and Thomas E. Dewey. Photographs include the Brooks, Resler, and Sanders families; West Palm Beach, Florida; Mexico and Mexico City, and related topics.
Collection ID: M1990-01
Briggs, Warren, Papers, 1976-1979
Personal papers, 1976-1979, including his records as chairman of the task force for Action 76 goal setting (1976-1977) and as coordinator of Citizens Goals for Pensacola-Escambia (1977-1979). The Action 76 papers include materials concerning the celebration of the American Bicentennial in Florida and Pensacola, the development of citizens' surveys, and publications about the Pensacola Navy Yard, British West Florida, and a history of industrialization in Pensacola. Also included are histories of Tate High School, the dedication of Fort George Park, and dedication of the William Bartram marker.
Collection ID: M1981-45
United States Naval Hospital (Pensacola, Fla.) Records, 1826-1911
Records, 1826-1911, includes appointment certificate as Surgeon for Isaac Hulse (1826); daily watch journal for the Naval Hospital, 1910-1911; and correspondence log, 1864-1865, covering hospital operations, patients, employees, nurses, and deaths of Federal naval servicemen at the hospital. Correspondents include M. S. Geist, William Seaman, Samuel L. Southard, and John Quincy Adams.
Collection ID: M1990-03
New Providence Missionary Baptist Church (Bagdad, Fla.) Records, 1918-1953
Photocopy records including history of the church and donation of its building to the Bagdad Historic Preservation Association, Minutes of the congregation (1938-1941) and Sunday School records (1918-1953). Congregation minutes report activities of the church, membership, financial reports, and policies; Sunday School records show attendance, teachers, and lessons used.
Collection ID: M1990-02
Curenton, Mark C., Papers, 1989-1990
Personal papers, 1989-1990, including correspondence, draft plans, and maps of the downtown area of Port St. Joe, Florida in preparation of a Downtown Redevelopment Plan, as part of the Community Redevelopment Center, University of Florida.
Collection ID: M1990-04SC
Price, Elsie Goldsby, Papers, 1868-1933
Personal papers and photographs concerning the Boyett, Goldsby, Helton, McNair, and Adams families of Myrtle Grove, Florida (now Pensacola). Includes Pensacola High School memorabilia of 1933, and a photograph of a water baptism by the Union Hill Baptist Church of myrtle Grove.
Collection ID: M1981-17
Rivera, Joseph Pedro de, Manuscript, 1723
Manuscript report November 2, 1723, concerning conditions in Escambia Bay (St. Maria de Galve) and St. Joseph Bay, describing the state of affairs with the Indians, and suggesting the means of fortifying these positions for continued Spanish colonization; mentions of Punta de Siquenza. With typescript translations of this document and of Rivera's 1744 report.
Collection ID: M1989-15
Parkin, Thomas, Scrapbook, 1874-1905
Bound scrapbook of notes, writings, newspaper clippings, maps, and other materials concerning Peru, Panama, Colombia, and South America, 1874-1905. Manuscript narrative may document Parkin's 1907 trip to Peru, however it is written in the third person and is possibly taken from published sources.
Collection ID: M1989-16
Pensacola Navy Yard Journal, 1876-1879
Manuscript journal, 1876-1879, of C. A. Higgins, Chief Engineer, covering labor costs, stores, and other information for the Engineering Department and its Machine Shop, Pattern Shop, Boiler Shop, Foundry, and Copper Shop.
Collection ID: M1981-16SC
University of West Florida. President. Board of Regents Records, 1964-
Records, 1964- , including minutes, agendas, reports, budgets, and other working papers of the Board and its state universities. Subjects concern educational budgets, policies, govrnance, academic policies and planning, and related educational concerns.
Collection ID: M1984-06
University of West Florida. President. Council of Presidents Records, 1964-
Minutes, reports, agendas, and other working papers of the Council of Presidents of the Board of Regents, State of Florida, 1964- . Subjects include budgets, capital funds and buildings, academic policies, and other university administrative concerns.
Collection ID: M1984-07
United Daughters of the Confederacy (Pensacola) Records, 1898-
Records, 1898- , including minutes, correspondence, publications, yearbooks, as well as publications of the national UDC organization and the Florida Division of UDC.
Collection ID: M1984-08
Catts, Sidney J., Papers, 1894-1967
Politician; Governor of Florida, 1917-1921.
Collection ID: M1979-11
Burke, Yolanda Pinney, Papers, Date acquired: 07/00/1981
Personal papers consisting of photocopies of genealogical information and photographs of family members. Included are the Burke, Clifford, Fell, Mooney, and Pinney families, with additional materials on Thomas J. White, Joseph L. White, Carl Timothy Hoffman, and Robert Fell, a carpenter in the U.S. Navy from 1803 to 1820.
Collection ID: M1981-18
Johnson, Nellie Dole, Papers, Date acquired: 09/00/1981
Personal papers including photocopies of the Pensacola High School Tattler (1918-1919), photocopies of early Pensacola postcards and photographs, oral history tapes with Mrs. Johnson, and other related materials.
Collection ID: M1981-23SC.##h8c
Pensacola Police Department, 1909//1928, 1909-1928
Police Call books and a Warrant book, 1909//1928, with arrests listing the name, location, and City Code number under which each arrest was made; with notes of fire alarms telephoned in from call boxes.
Collection ID: M1979-06
Foster, H. F., Diary, 1876
School journal or diary kept by H. F. Foster while attending Normal School at Oswego in 1876; includes comments on lessons and family information; with related photographs.
Collection ID: M1981-22
Simmons Family Papers, 1947-1980
Personal papers of the Simmons Family of Pensacola including family photographs and photocopies of birth certificates, wills, and other materials about the family, 1947-1980.
Collection ID: M1981-21
Beggs and Lane Collection. Blount and Blount and Carter Papers., 1906-1930
The records of the firm are extensive as it was the corporate attorney for numerous West Florida businesses including railroad andlumber companies. Select subjects include the American Lumber Company, Bagdad Land and Lumber Company, the Birmingham, Columbus and St. Andrews Railroad Company, Children's Home Society of Florida, Escambia County School Board, Escambia Gulf Beach Resort, First National Bank of Pensacola, First Methodist Episcopal Church, Duncan U. Fletcher, Florida Chautauqua, Florida Colonization and Industrial Company of Chicago, Forbes Company, German-American Lumber Company, Gulf Power Company, Kupfrian Park Company, Okaloosa County, City of Pensacola, Pensacola Electric Company. Pensacola Electric Terminal Company (streetcars), Pensacola and Hervey Hotel (San Carlos Hotel), Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company, South Florida Stores Corporation (Piggly-Wiggly stores) Tampa Electric Company, and Valparaiso Development Company. Other files include such topics as bank closures, suits to recover Union Army damages during the Civil War, workmen's compensation cases, boundary disputes, the street car strike in 1908, operation of businesses, and records accumulated by the businesses and partners reflecting civic and social life in the West Florida region.
Collection ID: M1984-20
LeBaron Family Papers, 1906-1972, bulk 1920-1970
Correspondence, 1920-1970, of Rev. Earle Robert LeBaron (1900‑1972) and papers, 1907-1936, of his father Leonard LeBaron (1855-1943), former city electrician of Pensacola. 1907-1933.
Collection ID: M1975-12.##fsv
Pensacola Yacht Club Records, To Be Determined
Official records of the Pensacola Yacht Club, including articles of incorporation, bylaws, committee records, records on facilities and grounds, minutes, membership records, information on regattas and races, publications including the Jib Sheet, and other materials concerning this organization, the Junior Yacht Club, and the Gulf Yachting Association.
Collection ID: M2007-05.##5du
Bryans, Dr. Herbert L., Papers (1887-1964), 1887-1964
Patients' medical records and other papers of Dr. Herbert Lee Bryans (1889-1961) of Pensacola, Fla.
Collection ID: M1980-07
Collection ID: M1978-01
University of West Florida.  Faculty Publications., To Be Determined
Publications and materials authored by University of West Florida faculty, staff, and university-related individuals.  In some cases, entries may be copies of the publication while in others, it may simply be a bibliographic note of the existence of the publication for the record.
Collection ID: M1981-42.##cf2
Joseph Byrne Lockey Papers, 1911
Photocopy, "A Trip Through the Mountains of Peru" by Prof. J. B. Lockey, from the Pensacola Journal, January 1, 1911, distributed privately as his annual Christmas letter to the students and staff of Pensacola High School 1904-1908.
Collection ID: M1968-11/001.##wkm