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Bruce, William George, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1985-10
Identifier: M1985-10

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a diary of a trip south, 1921, and a scrapbook, 1881-1978, of William George Bruce, a Milwaukee, Wisconsin businessman and Pensacola, Florida shipyard owner. The diary documents Mr. Bruce's trip to New Orleans and Pensacola, including the Pensacola Navy Yard, and the Bruce, Ollinger, and Watson families, with photographs. The scrapbook covers newspaper clippings, especially family marriages and deaths, for Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Pensacola, Milton, Bagdad and Blackwater, Florida. Subjects include poetry, yellow fever, race problems, and the Blackwater Academy. A separate index ia available.



OTHER INFORMATION:

There are additional collections available pertaining to the Watson, Bruce, and Johnson families.



Negatives of the photographs in the diary are filed with photographic negatives under collection number M1985-10.

Dates

  • Created: 1881-1978
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1985

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers, dependent on our compliance with U.S. Copyright Law, HIPPA requirements, donor agreements and other applicable state and federal statutes. Occasionally we may need to review a collection before permitting immediate access.

Conditions Governing Use

Digital photography, scanning, and photocopying of materials is prohibited. Permission may be granted by the Special Collections Librarian for such reprography dependent on issues of copyright, ownership, condition, donor agreements, etc. In general, staff do not make reproductions of copyright materials or materials for which title is not owned by the institution. Recent revisions in the U.S. Copyright Law extended the copyright of correspondence, letters, and other personal papers to the life of the author plus seventy years.

Extent

5.00 items

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

photocopied from original diary and scrapbook loaned by Martin Bruce, 1985

Processing Information

Cataloged 11/24/1985
Title
Bruce, William George, Papers
Date
02/13/2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center Repository

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