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King-Joyner Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: M1993-15

Scope and Contents

Papers, 1840-1981, primarily of the Joyner Family of Cahaba, Alabama, and Pensacola and Bagdad, Florida, including correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials of related families including Andrews, Grayson, King, Moyer, Parker, Shaddock, and Stearns. Includes records of the Bagdad Presbyterian Church, 1908-1936, by trustees C. H. Simpson and Mary Joyner, and materials on the Bagdad Post Office, 1896-1940 of which Mary was a Postmaster. Of special note is a manuscript journal, initially a store ledger of possibly a tanner, 1840-1841, and then kept by J. B. Joyner of Cahaba, Alabama and Pensacola, Florida, and continued by his wife, Emma Joyner of life in Pensacola and her move to Bagdad in 1869 to teach school.


Annotated descriptive inventory availabye. Subject and name terms may appear more than once throughout the inventory. Users should re-verify dates in the inventory as a normal procedure.

The original Joyner Journal (folder 32) is fragile and users should consult the photocopy (folder 33) instead.

Subject and name tracings used in the Special Collections Catalog are far more extensive than which appear in the collection description.


  • created: 1867-1951
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1993


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.


366.00 items

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

Alphabetical then chronological

Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Robert L. King (Eleanor), Pensacola, Fla., 1993

Processing Information

Cataloged 08/02/1996


Genre / Form




Uniform Title

King-Joyner Family Papers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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Repository Details

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

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