University of West Florida,-- Special Collections Dept
Scrapbooks of McCrellen including newspapers clippings primarily concerning genealogy and family history in Pensacola and West Florida. Topics include cemetery research, families, family reunions, surnames, and the Family Quest columns of Dot Brown from the Pensacola News Journal. Key names and subjects include Austen Nolf, Pat Enfinger, F. Wilbur Helmbold, G. Norman Simons, the Quina family, Irish genealogy, Gladys Daw, Dicy Bowman, Dean DeBolt, and West Florida Genealogical Society
University of West Florida,-- Special Collections Dept
Records including extensive material on African-Americans in military during the Civil War including Florida regiments
Maine Historical Society
Scrapbook/photograph album, belonging to Mr. and Mrs. William R. Copp, entitled: "Maine pilgrims and their southern hosts, February 1-20, 1926, a pictorial account of the wanderings of seven score citizens of Maine who went forth on a twenty day exile in a strange land to live and learn ... " -- Includes materials relating to travels in Washington, D.C., Savannah, Ga., several towns in Florida, New Orleans, Montgomery, Ala., and Richmond, Va. and photographs of African-Americans, Mardi Gras, and Civil War sites. The group appears to have travelled by train
University of West Florida,-- Special Collections Dept
Copybooks of George Washington's correspondence with secretaries of state including copies of letters on negotiations with the Creek Indians and relations with Spanish West Florida among other domestic and foreign relations issues
University of West Florida, Special Collections Dept.
Minutes of the British West Florida House of Delegates (1767-1769); papers relating to the independent state of West Florida (1810-1845) including journals of the House and Senate (1810); Robert Farmar's journal in the siege of Pensacola (1781); miscellaneous Florida records (1525-1821); Gov. George Johnstone's commission and instructions (1763-1764); conveyances (1771-1778); petitions, warrants, and grants of land to officers of the army and navy (1774-1777); land office records for lands east of the Pearl River; and related materials
University of West Florida,-- Special Collections Dept
Land records of the Surveyor General's Office for East and West Florida. Includes plat maps of Lake Okeechobee shoreline (1913-1918), the Forbes Purchase, private land claims (1855-1858), the American State Papers on Public Lands, the proceedings of the land commissioners (1822-1824) with records of British and Spanish land claims, and correspondence of the Surveyor General's Office (1825-1848)
University of West Florida,-- Special Collections Dept
Diaries (1955-1980) and notebooks (beginning 1937) including journals of a trip to Canada and Detroit (1937) and Florida (1940) and letters describing Saipan, Marianas Islands (1949). Subjects include life in Pensacola, Hurricane Frederic (1979), weather, and orchid culture. Some entries in shorthand
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Business and personal correspondence, business accounts, and biographical sketch, relating chiefly to Kirby-Smith as a general in the Confederate army during the Civil War, president of University of Nashville, and teacher of mathematics at University of the South, and Florida and St. Augustine history. Includes journal of Mrs. Joseph L. Smith and diary of Major Reynold Marvin Kirby, a soldier in the U.S. Army
University of West Florida,-- Special Collections Dept
Glass plate negatives, primarily portraits of Pensacola individuals, families, children, and a few event (e.g. weddings) pictures. Includes picture of an artist's portrait of Dr. John Gorrie (1803-1855) and photographs of Florida governors, ministers, priests, Pensacola mayors, and other prominent citizens and visitors to Pensacola. All photographs came in envelopes with identifications, and the collection is believed to be the archives of Pensacola photographer H. Lee Bell who operated from 1910-1949
University of West Florida,-- Special Collections Dept
Includes newspaper clippings on Crestview and Pensacola high school bands (1962), grammar school (1906), and Santa Rosa High School (1927), and diplomas for William Henry Cobb