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A Guide to the Millard Fillmore Caldwell Papers

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Caldwell, Millard Fillmore, 1897-1984
Title: Millard Fillmore Caldwell Papers
Dates: 1938-1950
Abstract: Correspondence relating to the establishment of the Regional Council for Education; gubernatorial campaign material; and speeches delivered by Caldwell.
Extent: 5.8 Linear feet. 14 Boxes.
Identification: Ms 10
Language(s): English
Online Content Items from this collection have been digitized and are available online in the UF Digital Collections. For more information please see the note below.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lawyer, politician, and judge. City attorney, Milton, Florida, 1926-1932; Attorney, Santa Rosa County School Board; Member, Florida House of Representatives, 1929-1931; Representative, U.S. Congress, 1933-1941; Governor of Florida, 1945-1949; Chairman, Board of Control for Southern Regional Education, 1948-1950; and justice of the Florida Supreme Court, 1962-1969.

Scope and Content

Personal and political correspondence, material on the Florida gubernatorial campaign of 1944, gubernatorial speeches, and correspondence relating to the establishment of the Regional Council for Education.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Alternate Form of Material

Digital reproductions of items in this collection are available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

Gift of Millard F. Caldwell.

Contents List

1 General correspondence. 1938-1950
1 Congratulatory correspondence. 1948
1 Request to run for U.S. Senate. 1950
2 Newspaper clippings. 1944
2 Newspaper clippings general. 1945
2 Campaign Expense accounts
3 Primary election. 1944
3 Lists of election officials
3 Campaign itineraries
3 Election returns
3 County files: Dade, Hillsborough, Duval, Lake, Bay Santa Rosa, Escambia
3 Governor-Patronage
3 Press releases
4 Political correspondence. April 1943-1944
5 Political correspondence. April-July 1944
6 Political correspondence. July-September 1944
7 Political correspondence. Sept.-Nov. 1944
8 Political correspondence. Nov. -Dec., 1944
9 Speeches. 1942-1946
10 Speeches. 1946, May 1948
11 Regional Council for Education
11 Organization correspondence. 1947-1948
11 General correspondence. Feb.-Dec., 1948
11 Papers: Southern Governor's Conference, Tallahassee. 1948
12 Regional Council for Education
12 Miscellaneous documents
12 Press releases
12 Correspondence
12 Washington, D.C. 1948
12 Atlanta, GA. 1948
12 Savannah, GA. 1948
13 Regional Council for Education. 1949
13 General correspondence. 1949
13 Correspondence. Biloxi meeting. 1949
14 Regional Council for Education. 1950
14 Misc. papers
14 National Science Foundation
14 Charleston meeting. 1950
14 General correspondence. 1950

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Board of Control for Southern Regional Education (U.S.)
Elections -- Florida.
Florida -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Florida. Governor (1925-1949 : Caldwell)
Regional Council for Education (U.S.)

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