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A Guide to the East Florida Seminary Records

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
February 2010

Descriptive Summary

Creator: East Florida Seminary
Title: East Florida Seminary Records
Dates: 1861-1905
Bulk dates: 1876-1905
Abstract: Student grade records and miscellaneous documents and memorabilia of the East Florida Seminary.
Extent: 1 Linear feet. 3 volumes; 1 box.
Identification: Series 164
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

Series 164 contains student grade records and miscellaneous documents and memorabilia of the East Florida Seminary. Included are grade books for 1876-1905, five commencement programs, memorabilia of the Eléve Association, and other records. Of special note is a program for the 1861 commencement. This was the last EFS commencement held in Ocala. The program depicts songs and oratory related to Florida's entrance into the Confederacy and participation of seminary students in the Civil War.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], East Florida Seminary Records, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Contents List

1 Record book no. 2, 1876-1899
2 Record book no. 3, 1903-1904
3 Record book no. 3, 1904-1905
1 Alumni lists
1 Appropriations, 1891-1892
1 Autograph books
1 Cater obituary, 1899
1 Certificates
1 Commencement broadside, 1861, and typed account of the program.
1 Commencement programs, 1888, 1899-1901, 1094-1905
1 Commencement sermon, 1899
1 Eléve Association
1 Grade reports
1 Military program
1 Miscellany
1 Newspaper clippings
1 Programs

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