Skip to main content

Pensacola (Fla.)--History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Ellsworth Research Collection

 Collection — 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 — 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

French Archives Records

 Collection — 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 this...
Dates: Created: 1694-1835; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1981

Gamble, Thomas, Letter

 Collection — 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 — 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

Oral History Collections

 Collection — 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

Sutton, Leora M., Papers

 Collection — 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

Watson, William H., Papers

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