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A Guide to the Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida Office of the President (James Marion Farr, Acting President)

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
September 2011


Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Florida. Office of the President.
Title: Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida Office of the President (James Marion Farr, Acting President)
Dates: 1928
Abstract: Administrative correspondence of acting University of Florida President James M. Farr, who served in 1927-1928.
Extent: 0.2 Linear feet. 1 box.
Identification: Series P6
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

James M. Farr served as the University of Florida's vice president from 1905 to 1935. After the death of Albert A. Murpree on December 20, 1927, Farr acted as university president until the arrival of James J. Tigert in September, 1928.


Scope and Content

Administrative correspondence and records of Acting President Farr. Of special interest is a report on the admission of women to the university, documents related to attacks on the University of Florida and the Florida State College for Women by Sidney Catts, and information on the opening of radio station WRUF. A survey conducted by an unidentified visitation team on March 29, 1928 was added to the series in 2006. It was found in the records of University Historian Samuel Proctor.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida Office of the President (James Marion Farr, Acting President), Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Group Correspondence


Box
1 Agriculture, College of
1 Agricultural Experiment Station
1 Board of Control
1 Education, College of
1 Engineering, College of
1 Military Department
1 Pharmacy, College of


General Correspondence


Box
1 Correspondence: A-F
1 Correspondence: G-R
1 Correspondence: S-Z


Miscellany


Box
1 Admission of Women
1 General Extension Division
1 Memos
1 Military Department
1 Outlines
1 Records related to attacks on UF and FSCW by Sidney Catts
1 Reports
1 Resolutions
1 Survey at the University of Florida, March 29, 1928


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Catts, Sidney Johnston -- 1863-1936
University of Florida -- Presidents
Women college students -- Florida -- History
WRUF (Radio station : Gainesville, Fla.)



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