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Robertson, William D., Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: M1983-19

Scope and Contents

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.

Organizations include the Norman A. Garrett American Legion Post, the Florida Democratic Party (1958), the First Baptist Church of Milton, Florida, the Florida Baptist Convention, the Florida Childrens Commission, the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association, the Milton Kiwanis Club, the Santa Rosa County Childrens Committee, the Santa Rosa Tuberculosis Association, the Selective Service Board (Milton), the State Democratic Executive Committee, and the University of Florida Alumni Association.

Other subjects include the Santa Rosa Beach Administration (leases and development of Navarre Beach); the Santa Rosa County Commissioners (roads, subdivisions, bond issues, water franchises); Eglin Air Force Base (road and land condemnations); and the Santa Rosa County School Board (budgets, Gulf Breeze School).


  • created: 1933-1961
  • Other: Date acquired: 06/00/1984


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.


1921.00 items

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Arrangement Note

Alphabetical, then chronological

Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Barbara Robertson, June 1984

Processing Information

Revised 12/14/1987

Cataloged 18/16/1985

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Repository Details

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

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