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A Guide to the Shands Family Papers

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
March 2005


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Shands family
Title: Shands Family Papers
Dates: 1757-1911
Abstract: Correspondence of Shands Family members, including William A. Shands.
Extent: 0.4 Linear feet. 1 Box.
Identification: MS Group 36
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the correspondence of Shands Family members, primarily pre-Civil War but spanning 1757 to 1911. Correspondents include William A. Shands, Young, Purviance, Jackson, Picard, Augustine Shands, Glenn, and Tunno.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Shands Family Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Box
1 Thomas Shands. June 30, 1805
1 William A. Shands. Dec 8, 1825
1 J. Winsmith. Oct 16, 1834
1 R. Q. Pinckney. Sep 6, 1836
1 Theodore Blois. July 4, 1839
1 W. J. Thompson. Nov 20, 1848
1 Glenn Young. 1850
1 Young, Purviance, Beard, etc. 1851
1 Mays, Young, Glenn, etc. 1852
1 Young, Jackson, Young, etc. 1852
1 Jackson, Geiger, Nichols, etc. 1853
1 Young, Picard, etc. 1853
1 Robarts, Stephens, Glenn, etc. 1854
1 Robarts, Tunno, Villalonge, etc. 1854
1 Jackson, etc. 1855
1 J. W. C. Glenn. July 30, 1856
1 Glenn, Jackson, Glenn, etc. 1857
1 Jackson, Glenn, Baskin, etc. 1858
1 Jackson, Burns. 1859
1 William J. Jackson. Sep 13, 1862
1 William A. Shands. April 23, 1864
1 John F. Jackson. Dec 8, 1885
1 Thomas A. Glenn
1 James M. Jackson
1 G. A. Knight (torn)
1 Mary Patty
1 H. E. Purviance
1 Robert Young. Aug 23, ?
1 (signature torn). Jan 9, 1854
1 Letter. Feb 1, 1855
1 William A. Shands. March 18, 1757
1 William A. Shands. Jan 4, 1759
1 Nathan Northington. Sep 17, 1761
1 William A. Shands. Oct 30, 1770
1 Augustine Shands. Sep 1, 1787
1 Augustine Shands. Nov 28, 1811
1 Augustine Shands. Nov 19, 1813
1 Thomas Lewis. Nov 29, 1816
1 Storey, Jon, Mary and George. Oct 5, 1829
1 McDaniel Shands. 1841
1 Votes Return. Oct 4, 1852
1 Henry J. Stewart. Oct 21, 1853
1 Shands State Acc. 1854
1 M. S. Perry (Gov.). Oct 24, 1854
1 Henry Stewart, L.S. July 4, 1860
1 Perry Shands. 1861
1 Shands, Lynham, Miller. 1864
1 Single Baldwin. June 30, 1865
1 William A. Shands. Jan 5, 1870
1 Shands, Shands. 1873
1 Shands, Shands. 1873
1 William A. Shands. June 5, 1877
1 L. Stillwell. July 12, 1911
1 W. C. Allen. April 29, 1842
1 David Brown
1 Mary J. Brown
1 fragment of a poem
1 Philip, Goodhead
1 James M. Jackson
1 James M. Jackson
1 Love me Darling...
1 note...
1 Sarah C. Shands. Oct 10, 1878
1 William A. Shands. Sep 4, 1875

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