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Blount, Alexander Clement, III (1889-1978), Papers

 Collection — Container: M1982-18
Identifier: M1982-18

Scope and Contents

Personal and business papers, 1900-1975, including legal case and collection files, 1900-1918, including those as a law agent for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, 1914-1917; real estate transaction papers both as an administrator of real estate and trusts records of organizations and companies where Mr. Blount was an officer or director. These include records of the Bayou Chico Land Company, 1941-1963; the Children's Home Society of Florida, Pensacola branch, 1940-1955; the Crippled Children's Commission, 1930; the Federal Home Loan Bank of Greensboro, North Carolina, 1952-1956; Gulf Power Company, 1950-1968; the Institute of Government, 1946-1948; Mutual Federal Savings and Loan Association, 1920-1975; the Pensacola Rotary Club, 1940-1947; the Savage Turpentine Company, 1900-1968; the United States Savings and Loan League, 1944-1950; and the Visiting Nurse Association of Pensacola, 1944-1954.

Mr. Blount's papers include genealogical and biographical material about the Blount family in Florida and North Carolina, newspaper clippings about A. C. Blount, and correspondence of Mary Ida Saunders, 1914-1918, while a student at Shorter College in Rome, Georgia prior to their marriage in 1917. [8,121 pieces]



1914-1918 Letters of first wife, Mary Ida Saunders Box 9

1915 Personal bankruptcy Box 8

1915-1919 Military service and activities Box 4

1930-1960s Correspondence Box 2

Directorships Box 6, 7

Organizations active in, Box 4, 5, 7

Newspaper Clippings about, Box 10


1914-1917 Lawyer

Collections Box 1, 2

Court Costs Box 4

Law Agent for L & N Railroad Box 1

Legal Cases Box 1

1920 Mutual Savings and Loan Box 2

Real Estate transactions Box 2, 4, 5

Bayou Chico Land Company Box 6

Mary S. Blount properties Box 4, 5


  • Created: 1900-1975
  • Other: Date acquired: 12/15/1982


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.


12067.00 items

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Arrangement Note

Arrangement is alphabetical then chronological.

Source of Acquisition

Mrs. A. C. (Edna Ard) Blount, Pensacola, Fla., December 15, 1982

Accruals and Additions

Additional materials given by Carla Kemp, Tallahassee, Fla.

Processing Information

Cataloged 12/23/1982

Blount, Alexander Clement, III (1889-1978), Papers
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Repository Details

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

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