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Reardon, Anna Smith, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1984-03
Identifier: M1984-03

Scope and Contents

Writer and Historian, DeFuniak Springs, Florida.

Personal papers, 1962-1983, including research files, interview notes, photographs, and newspaper articles about DeFuniak Springs and Walton County, Florida. Topics include biographies of settlers, genealogical notes on families, and information about DeFuniak Springs and its hotels, historic homes, library, schools, and churches. Additional files cover the Florida Chautauqua, freemasonry, the turpentine industry, railroads, and Florida towns such as Caryville, Choctawhatchee, Freeport, Grayton Beach, Lakewood, Mary Esther, and Eucheeanna.

OTHER INFORMATION: Mrs. Reardon's articles appeared in the DeFuniak Herald newspaper; there may exist additional articles in the paper that are not part of these files.

A reminiscence on the Smith and Thornber families by Anna Reardon is separately cataloged in the Walton County Collection, M1973-11, Item #6.


  • Created: 1962-1983
  • Other: Date acquired: 05/00/1984


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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.


711.00 items

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Source of Acquisition

E. L. Hollingsworth, May 1984

Processing Information

Cataloged 08/17/1984

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Repository Details

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

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