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A Guide to the Charles Oscar Andrews Papers

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

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


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Andrews, Charles Oscar, 1877-1946
Title: Charles Oscar Andrews Papers
Dates: 1936-1946
Abstract: Senatorial Papers from his terms as a member of the Florida Congressional Delegation, 1936-1946.
Extent: 22 Linear feet. 41 Boxes.
Identification: Ms 3
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Lawyer and politician. Born in Ponce de Leon, Florida; educated at South Florida Military Institute, Bartow, and University of Florida, Gainesville. Secretary, Florida state Senate, 1905-1911; Assistant, Florida Attorney General, 1912-1917; circuit judge, 1919-1925; President, Florida Bar Association, 1921-1922; member, Florida Real Estate Commission Council, 1925; Florida House of Representatives, Orange County, 1927; Commissioner, Florida Supreme Court, 1929-1932. Died while in office, 1946.


Scope and Content

Senatorial papers of Senator Andrews of Florida. Correspondence, news clippings, press releases, legislative files, speeches, personal files. Includes material related to the 1936 election, the Florida East Coast Railroad, the Works Projects Administration, the Atlantic-Gulf Ship Canal, the Medfly, the Everglades, organized labor and strikes, and agriculture. Correspondents include Jerry Carter, Fred Cone, Charles Coe, Daisy Andrews, David Sholtz, and his son, Charles Andrews, Jr.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. Andrews and Senator Spessard L. Holland.


Contents List

Correspondence


Box
1 Political, state 1934 - 1936. Correspondence re 1936 election: A-B.
1A Correspondence re: 1936 election: C-Fi.
2 Correspondence re: 1936 election: Fl - Ju.
3 Correspondence re: 1936 election: K - Su.
4 Correspondence re: 1936 election: Si - W 1936 election: general, expenses.
5 Correspondence re: job requests/appointments (WPA, state etc.) 1936-1937.
6 Correspondence re: job requests/appointments 1938-1939.
7 Correspondence re: job requests/appointments 1939-1940.


Election 1940


Box
8 Absentee voters
8 Endorsements
8 Advertising/publicity
8 Engraving
8 Anonymous voters
8 Finances
8 Bills
8 Form letters
9 General
9 Correspondence (alphabetical)
9 Campaign returns
10 Carter, Jerry
10 Felkel, Mrs. Herbert
10 Clay, Doyle
10 Gubernatorial candidates
10 Coe, Charles F.
10 Newspaper lists
10 Cone, Fred E.
10 Newspaper clippings, general


Political Lists


Box
11 Political lists, state 1938-1946.


News Clippings (and Press Releases)


Box
12 Andrews: newspaper clippings. 1939-1940
13 Andrews: newspaper clippings. 1940
14 Andrews: newspaper clippings. 1940
15 Andrews: newspaper clippings. 1940
16 Andrews: newspaper clippings. 1940
16 Press releases: Andrews. 1940
17 Cone, Fred. 1940
17 Coe, Charles. 1940
18 Cone, Fred. 1940
18 Outman, William. 1940
18 Draper, Miles. 1940
18 Sholtz, David. 1940
18 Hazen, Olen. 1940
18 Wells, Hortense. 1940
18 MacFadden, Bernarr. 1940


Legislative Files


Box
19 1. President
19 2. State Dept.
19 3. Treasury Dept.
19 4. War Dept.
20 4G,7G. West Point and Annapolis appointments.
20 5. Justice Dept.
21 6. Post Office
21 7. Navy Dept.
21 8. Annapolis appointments
22 7I. Naval Reserve
22 7J. Naval establishments
22 8. Interior Dept.
22 9. Agriculture Dept.
22 10. Commerce Dept.
22 11. Labor Dept.
22 12D. Public Health
22 12B. Nat. Youth Adm.
22 12E. Soc. Security
22 13A. Public Bldgs. Adm.
22 13C. PWA
22 13E. WPA (see also Boxes 26 - 28)
23 14. Fed. Loan Agency
23 15. Panama Canal
23 16. FCC
23 17. Fed. Deposit Insurance
23 18. Fed. Power Comm.
23 19. Fed Reserve System
23 20. Fed. Trade Comm.
23 21. ICC (Florida East Coast RR)
24 22. ICC (Fla. East Coast RR)
24 23. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
24 25. Securities and Exchange [Commission]
24 27. Red. Cross
24 30. Civil Service
24 32. Maritime Comm.
24 33. Tariff Comm.
24 34. V. A.
24 35. LC
24 36. National Defense
24 36A. Selective Service
24 36B. War Production Board (WPB)
25 36B. Priorities
25 36C. Defense contracts
25 36F. OEM
25 36H. Civilian defense
25 41. Claims
25 46. Misc. legislation 1937-1941
25 47. Invitations
26 47. Invitations
26 48. Thanks
26 50. WPA
27 50A. WPA
28 50A. WPA
28 50B. NYA
28 50C. Internal Revenue
28 50D. FHA
28 50E. RFC
28 50F. Deputy Marshall
28 50G. Post Office
28 50H. Customs
28 50I. Assist. District Attorney
28 51. Personnel
28 52. State agencies
29 52. State agencies
29 53. Civil service
29 54. Personnel
29 60. Legislation: 1937 - 1938 (Legislative correspondence)
30 60. Legislation: 1939 - 1943
31 60. Legislation: 1942-1943
32 60. Legislation : 1944 -1945
32 63. Pensions
32 64. Atlantic-Gulf Ship Canal 1936 -1939
33 64. Atlantic-Gulf Ship Canal 1940 - 1942
33 65. Medfly
34 67. Everglades National Park
34 68. Labor and strikes
34 70. Misc. (Fla./Federal topics 1937 -1946)
34 71. Cotton
34 72. Citrus
34 73. Tobacco
34 74. Sugar


General Files


Box
35 Air mail
35 Aviation
35 Jefferson Memorial Commission
35 Latin America
35 Political, 1937 - 1946
36 Barlow
36 Brooker
36 Duncan
36 Hill, Sen. Wm.
36 Hodges, J.B.
36 Hoffman
36 Larson, Ed
36 Lockner
36 Loftin, Senator Scott
36 Phillips
36 Rush
36 Schroeder
36 Sutliff
36 Wallace, Henry
36 Waller


Speeches


Box
37 Speeches, 1937 - 1945


Family Files


Box
37 Correspondence with relatives, 1936 - 1939
38 Correspondence with relatives 1940 - 1946
38 Family tree
38 Mrs. C. O. Andrews (Daisy) correspondence 1937 - 1946
39 Andrews, Charles Jr. Correspondence 1936 -1946 (see also Political)


Personal, 1936-1940


Box
40 Auto
40 Bonds
40 Contributions
40 Finances
40 Garage
40 Houses
40 Income Tax
40 Memberships
40 Presbyterian church
40 Receipted bills


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Canals -- Florida.
Carter, Jerry W., 1887-
Cone, Fred P., 1871-1948.
Florida -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Mediterranean Fruit-fly.
Sholtz, David, 1891-1953.
United States. Congress -- Florida delegation.
United States. Work Projects Administration.



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