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A Guide to the Robert N. "Bert" Dosh Papers

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dosh, Robert N., 1886-1970
Title: Robert N. "Bert" Dosh Papers
Dates: 1920-1965
Abstract: Correspondence on Florida politics and the Cross Florida Canal, and Ocala newspaper editorials.
Extent: 1.25 Linear feet. 3 Boxes.
Identification: Ms 25
Language(s): English
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Biographical/Historical Note

Journalist. Born in Missouri; moved to Ocala, Florida, in 1895. Editor of the Ocala Evening Star and Ocala Star Banner.

Scope and Content

Correspondence with political figures and letters relating to the Cross Florida Barge Canal, which he supported strongly. Also includes editorials from the Ocala Evening Star and Ocala Star Banner, which he worked for as editor.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Alternate Form of Material

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Robert N. "Bert" Dosh Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Contents List

1 Miscellaneous.
1 General Correspondence. 1920-1929
1 General Correspondence. 1930-1939
1 General Correspondence. 1940-1949
1 General Correspondence. 1950-1965
2 Claude Pepper
2 Sheriff Thomas
2 R.A. Green
2 Millard Caldwell
2 George Smathers
2 City Extension Data
2 Highways
2 Special Session Data
2 Swimming Pool
2 Apportionment
2 Cross State Barge Canal. 1930-1939
2 Cross State Barge Canal. 1940-1949
2 Cross State Barge Canal. 1950-1959
2 Cross State Barge Canal. 1960-1969
3 Correspondence: Other editors
3 Correspondence: J. Perry
3 Correspondence: A. Hurwitz
3 Correspondence, political leaders. 1920-1929
3 Correspondence, political leaders. 1930-1939
3 Correspondence, political leaders. 1940-1949
3 Correspondence, political leaders. 1950-1959
3 Correspondence, political leaders. 1960-1965

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Apportionment (Election law) -- Florida.
Caldwell, Millard Fillmore, 1897-
Canals -- Florida.
Cross Florida Barge Canal (Fla.)
Florida -- Politics and government.
Pepper, Claude, 1900-
Smathers, George A. (George Armistead), 1913-

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