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Bragg, Braxton, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1983-26MF
Identifier: M1983-26MF
Scope and Contents Commander, Confederate Troops at Pensacola, 1861-1862. Microfilm of the Pensacola portion of the Braxton Bragg Papers, 1861, dealing with activities at Pensacola, attack on Fort Pickens, correspondence from Montgomery and Richmond, and other materials relateing to the defense of Pensacola. OTHER INFORMATION: The microfilm covers the material in two folders; the first folder is Bragg's reports and letters describing conditions in Pensacola, plans for...
Dates: Created: 1861; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1984

Bruington, Lola Lee Daniell, Oral History

 Collection — Container: M1987-10
Identifier: M1987-10
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview of Lola Lee Daniell Bruington, of Pensacola, by Sandra F. Whitehead with tapes and typed transcripts. Mrs. Bruington discusses area cemeteries, (especially St. Michaels), the red light district, bootlegging, her work as educator and nurse at Camp Dix, Bellevue Hospital, and at Vassar, and her childhood and life in Pensacola.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 10/00/1987

Clarke, Samuel W.   Civil War Letter, 1864.

 Collection — Container: WF811
Identifier: WF811
Abstract Letter, August 15, 1864, Captain Samuel W. Clarke, Company E, 2nd Maine Cavalry Volunteers, Camp [of] 2nd Maine Cavalry, Pensacola, Florida to Major George B. Drake, Fort Barrancas, tendering his resignation as Captain, citing insulting behaviour toward him by Colonel E. W. Woodman in the presence of other units.  4 pp. (1 leaf, folded); evidence o tri-fold filing system, p. 4.   &nnsp; Countersigned (p. 4) by Colonel Commanding G. W. Woodman, August 15, 1864 who disapproved...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1864; Other: Date acquired: 10/27/2000

Collins, Lem, Letter

 Collection — Container: WF 640
Identifier: WF 640
Scope and Contents Photocopy of letter of Lem Collins, Pensacola Navy Yard, Pensacola, Florida, January 1, 1863, to wife, discussing outfitting of Union ships with ballast, use of U.S.S. Potomac as mail ship and news of General Burnside's defeat. Note: Burnside was defeated at Fredericksburg, Virginia in December 1862 and submitted his request to President Lincoln to resign. Date of letter coincidentally is date of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation which affected Pensacola but was not yet known by the...
Dates: Created: 1863; Other: Date acquired: 05/01/2006

Ellsworth Research Collection

 Collection — Container: M1982-13
Identifier: M1982-13
Scope and Contents

Research records of Lucius F. and Linda Ellsworth pertaining to the development and publication of Pensacola, the Deep Water City (1986) including manuscript drafts, photograph and illustration files, correspondence, publicity about the book, and subject files pertaining to Pensacola, and many photographs and research items not used in the final book. Files include a newspaper index to Pensacola newspapers (1937) by Modeste Hargis.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1982

Federal Writer's Project Pensacola Newspaper Research Collection

 Collection — Container: M1988-03
Identifier: M1988-03
Scope and Contents

Photocopy typescript of "Pensacola Newspaper Research" abstracted and prepared by Pensacolian, Modeste Hargis for the Federal Writer's Project in Florida in 1934. This 320-page document is a compilation of items from Pensacola newspapers, 1838-1934, which the compiler felt of historic or intrinsic interest. A name and subject index is available.

Dates: Created: 1838-1934; Other: Date acquired: 10/00/1987

Fernald, Hays Malcolm, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1987-13
Identifier: M1987-13
Scope and Contents Papers of Hays Malcolm Fernald, Pensacola, Florida, 1913-1915, consisting primarily of the letters of Ann Harned, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Upon Fernald's move to Pensacola, his fiancee, Miss Harned wrote to him nearly daily, describing life in Philadelphia, trips she made, opera concerts, and her activities as a Suffragist and officer in the Women's Suffrage Movement in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Includes letters of Hayes' sister describing life in the Philadelphia navy yard, 1915. ...
Dates: Created: 1913-1915; Other: Date acquired: 10/00/1987

Fillingim, Theron (T.D.) Dale, Papers

 Collection — Container: M2005-04
Identifier: M2005-04-M2005-04
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1921-1955, of Theron Dale Fillingim (T. D. Fillingim), Pensacola, Florida, primarily consisting of his research notes, drafts, correspondence, writings, and publications produced for the Jacksonville Office of the Federal Writers Project in Florida. Subjects include histories and genealogies of Pensacola families, businesses, and city officials, from 1820s through 1930s.

Dates: Created: 1921-1955; Other: Date acquired: 10/00/2005

Foster, Ellen, Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: M1986-04
Scope and Contents Deeds, wills, land surveys, newspaper clippings, research materials. This collection contains manuscripts and research files concerning the Krebs family of Pascagoula, Mississippi, as well as materials, some photocopied, of historical research concerning Pensacola, Florida. Other subjects and persons relevant to this collection include Justin Flood, Lewis Gabriel, cotton gins, inventions, the Panton Leslie Company, Fort Barrancas, Florida, Fort George, Florida, sasquatch, Bernardo de Galvez,...
Dates: Created: 1805-1980; Other: Date acquired: 08/00/1986

French Archives Records

 Collection — Container: M1981-15
Identifier: M1981-15
Scope and Contents Microfilm of the fonds des colonies serie C13A, Volumes 1-53, covering French occupation of North America, 1694-1819. Filmed as part of the Louisiana Colonial Records Project in 1980, the C13A series covers reports, letters, maps, and other materials on the French settlement and colonization of Louisiana, West Florida, Pensacola, the upper Mississippi River Valley, the Illinois Territory, Canada and other areas of North America. The size of this research archives is beyond the scope of...
Dates: Created: 1694-1835; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1981

Galvez, Bernardo de, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1980-17
Identifier: M1980-17
Scope and Contents

Papers of Don Bernardo de Galvez (1746-1786) including a 1781 letter from Pensacola concerning the siege, and other materials concerning his biography and family genealogy.

NOTES: Other materials about Galvez and the siege of Pensacola are available in collection M1981-08 of the Galvez commission; other books are available in library collections.

Dates: Created: 1781; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1980

Galvez Commission Records

 Collection — Container: M1981-08
Identifier: M1981-08
Scope and Contents Records, 1980-1981, including minutes, correspondence, budget and planning documents, publications and research files and other materials concerning the Galvez celebration, May 3-10, 1981 honoring the bicentennial of the capture of Pensacola by the Spanish under Bernardo de Galvez in 1781. Subjects include Fort Barrancas, the H.M.S. Mentor, Fort George, Seville Square, Bernardo de Galvez, the H.M.S. Bounty, the historical drama Yo Solo, Juan Sebastian Elcano (ship), the North Hill...
Dates: Created: 1980-1981; Other: Date acquired: 06/00/1981

Gamble, Thomas, Letter

 Collection — Container: M1989-01SC
Identifier: M1989-01SC
Scope and Contents

A.L.S., Pensacola, Florida, June 3, 1772, to Loard Barrington; states Gamble has heard from General Gage concerning Gamble's appointment to rank of Captain, and thanks Barrington for his support in securing the appointment.

Dates: Created: 1772; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1989

Harris, Naomi, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1981-27
Identifier: M1981-27
Scope and Contents

Personal papers, consisting of manuscript letters of the Clifford family in Pensacola (1846-1863), photographs, and photocopies of genealogical research (1946-1978) on the Clifford and Fell families of Pensacola as well as related area families and the Cliffords of Edgecomb, Maine. Includes research on the Pensacola Light House (1824-1978) and lighthouse keeper George T. Clifford.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 10/00/1981

Hollowell, Maude Haynes, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1982-01
Identifier: M1982-01
Scope and Contents Personal papers comprising of scrapbooks and records of organizations in which she was a member or officer. Scrapbooks cover the U.S. Space program, th election and assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the end of the vietnam war and return of the Prisoners of War, Pensacola Catholics, and Pensacola businesses. Organization records include Altrusa of Pensacola, the League of Women voters, the Northwest Florida Crippled Children's Association, the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, the...
Dates: Created: 1936-1982; Other: Date acquired: 05/00/1982

Luna Papers

 Collection — Container: M1983-28MF
Identifier: M1983-28MF
Scope and Contents

Microfilm of the spanish documents pertaining to Don Tristan De Luna, 1559-1560, that were partly transcribed in Herbert Ingram Priestley's The Luna Papers (1928).

Dates: Created: 1559-1560; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1984

National Association of Accountants, Pensacola Chapter Records

 Collection — Container: M2001-06
Identifier: M2001-06
Scope and Contents

Records, 1975-1987, of the Pensacola Chapter of the National Association of Accountants. Records include minutes, treasurer's reports, membership information, editorial committee records, chapter newsletters, national association publication (Association Leader), and yearbooks.

NOTES: Dr. Yares was a professor of accounting at the University of West Florida. He retired in 2001.

Dates: Created: 1975-1987; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2001

Oral History Collections

 Collection — Container: M1981-01
Identifier: M1981-01-##0ne
Scope and Contents Special Collections maintains oral history collections consisting of audiotape interviews with individuals in the West Florida region on a variety of subjects.  Research collections which contain oral histories are described individually in the "Guide to Special Collections" and indexed under "Oral history."  This group encompasses individual oral history tapes which have been donated to the University, along with collateral materials and transcripts....
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 04/07/1971

Pensacola Lost Neighborhoods Collection

 Collection — Container: M1999-01
Identifier: M1999-01
Scope and Contents The Pensacola Lost Neighborhoods Collection consists of a series of newspaper columns and supporting materials from the Pensacola News Journal in February and March, 1999 highlighting the areas of the Tanyard, West Hill or Belmont-Devilliers, and Hawkshaw, primarily African-American neighborhoods of Pensacola, Florida, with emphasis on their history and social life, 1900 through the 1950s. Includes letters and reminiscences of Jean Badgett Burgess, Ida Y. Coleman, Victoria Gaines Grasty,...
Dates: Created: 1999; Other: Date acquired: 07/14/1999

Pilot International. Pilot Club of Greater Pensacola Records

 Collection — Container: M2001-07
Identifier: M2001-07
Scope and Contents Records, 1972-2000, of the Pilot Club of Greater Pensacola, a service club. Includes awards and certificates, newsletters, yearbooks, and other materials noting the club's history, fund-raising activities, and service programs, such as Hurricane Opal counseling, Epilepsy Services of Northwest Florida, and recycling in Escambia County. This Pilot Club was organized February 5, 1969, as club #594 in the Florida District. Its last newsletter was April 2000 and it...
Dates: Created: 1972-2000; Other: Date acquired: 05/00/2002

Richardson, Wade H., Memoir

 Collection — Container: M1987-07
Identifier: M1987-07
Scope and Contents

Microfilm of How I Reached Union Lines by Wade H. Richardson, a Milwaukee, Wisconsin teacher. Published in 1905, this volume details Richardson's life in Central Alabama, how he made his way to the Union lines in West Florida and spent from 1863 to 1865 in Pensacola. Includes mention of the 1863 yellow fever outbreak in Pensacola and the orgainzation of the 1st Florida Cavalry, U.S. Volunteers.

Dates: Created: 1905; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1987

Sutton, Leora M., Autobiographical Files

 Collection — Container: M2001-01
Identifier: M2001-01
Scope and Contents Autobiographical files of Leora M. Sutton, consisting of scrapbooks (1937-1947), a photograph album (1960-1970), and personal memoirs of growing up in Plano, Vinton, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Scrapbooks cover life between 1945 and 1947 including playbills, restaurant programs, etc. for Los Angeles, Hollywood, Chicago, New York, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Photograph album covers historic houses, archaeological excavations, and historic preservation and restoration in Pensacola, Florida,...
Dates: Created: 1937-1970; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2001

Sutton, Leora M., Papers

 Collection — Container: M1986-01
Identifier: M1986-01
Scope and Contents Papers and research files, 1960-1975, including typescripts, photographs, research notes, drafts of publications, and other papers chiefly on history of Pensacola, its buildings and families.  Subjects and organizations include the Pensacola Historic Preservation Society, the Dorothy Walton House Foundation, the Seville Square Settlers, the Pensacola Historic Restoration and Preservation Commission (later the Pensacola Historic Preservation Board), the Downtown Improvement Board, the Dorothy...
Dates: Created: 1960-1975; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1986

Tibbetts, Melvan, Letters

 Collection — Container: M1986-16
Identifier: M1986-16
Scope and Contents

Union soldier from Maine.

Summary: Civil War letters (1862-1864) from Tibbetts, Company K, 15th Maine Infantry, while stationed in Pensacola, Fla., describing daily camp life, routines of chores, picket duty, and incidents in and around Pensacola; together with research materials about Tibbetts provided by Elizabeth D. Vickers.

Dates: Created: 1862-1864; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1986

Tittle, George A., Letter

 Collection — Container: WF 641
Identifier: WF 641
Scope and Contents

Manuscript letter, April 1, 1861, written aboard the U.S.S. Brooklyn, off Santa Rosa Island (Fort Pickens) noting the Brooklyn's return from Key West, and placement of troops on the U.S.S. Sabine.

Dates: Created: 1861; Other: Date acquired: 04/07/2005

United States Naval Hospital (Pensacola, Fla.) Records

 Collection — Container: M1990-03
Identifier: M1990-03
Scope and Contents

Records, 1826-1911, includes appointment certificate as Surgeon for Isaac Hulse (1826); daily watch journal for the Naval Hospital, 1910-1911; and correspondence log, 1864-1865, covering hospital operations, patients, employees, nurses, and deaths of Federal naval servicemen at the hospital. Correspondents include M. S. Geist, William Seaman, Samuel L. Southard, and John Quincy Adams.

Dates: Created: 1826-1911; Other: Date acquired: 11/20/1990

Walsh, Ralph, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1980-15SC
Identifier: M1980-15SC
Scope and Contents Manuscript documents concerning the arrest, trial, and attempted court martial of Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Walsh of His Majesty's 3rd Regiment stationed at Pensacola, by George Johnstone, Governor of West Florida, 1766. With affidavits of William Clifton, Chief Justice, and comments of General Thomas Gage. NOTES: Manuscripts also mention continued friction between the British troops at Pensacola and the actions of Governor Johnstone against other officers including...
Dates: Created: 1766; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1980

Watson, William H., Papers

 Collection — Container: M1979-07
Identifier: M1979-07
Scope and Contents The major portion of the papers were from the files of William H. Watson, senior member of the Pensacola law firm of Watson & Pasco, and its successors. Mr. Watson was born in Walton County, Florida, February 22, 1876. He read for the law and was admitted to the bar in 1897. Samuel Pasco (1878- ), Clarence J. Brown (1890- ), Samuel Pasco, Jr.(1909- ), and James Baker Watson (1909-1976) also served at various time with the firm. The...
Dates: Created: 1918-1960; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1976

Wentworth, T. T., Papers

 Collection — Container: Papers
Identifier: M1968-06SC-##ywf

Personal papers of T.T. Wentworth, including publications and other materials concerning Pensacola history, Mr. Wentworth and his family, the T.T. Wentworth Museum and related materials.

Dates: Other: To Be Determined

West Florida Railroad Centennial Collection

 Collection — Container: M1984-09
Identifier: M1984-09
Scope and Contents

Research records, newspaper clippings, and other materials pertaining to the West Florida Railroad Centennial in 1982. Includes genealogical records of descendants of railroad employees in West Florida, information on the history of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, materials on the Chipley Centennial and town history, artifacts, and other related papers.

Dates: Created: 1982; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1982

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