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A Guide to the Florida Historical Society Records

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Florida Historical Society
Title: Florida Historical Society Records
Dates: 1923-1982
Abstract: Largely correspondence of Julien Chandler Yonge (1879-1962), relating to business of the society and its journal, Florida Historical Quarterly, which he edited (1925-1955); together with programs of annual meetings.
Extent: 2 Linear feet. 7 Boxes.
Identification: Ms 37
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

The Florida Historical Society was established in 1902, incorporated in 1905. It was the successor to the Historical Society of Florida. In 1940 it absorbed the Florida State Historical Society founded in 1921. Julien Chandler Yonge was the editor of the Florida Historical Quarterly from 1925 to 1955.

Scope and Content

The collection consists mainly of the correspondence of Julian Chandler Yonge (1879-1962), relating to the business of the society and its journal, the Florida Historical Quarterly, which he edited from 1925 to 1955. Additionally, the collections contains printed programs of annual meetings and regional conferences.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Related or Separated Material

Additional material: Chase Papers: Accession I (Sydney Octavius Chase was President from 1931-1939).

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], Florida Historical Society Records, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. Julien C. Yonge.

Contents List

1 1923-1940.
2 1941-1944.
3 1945-1946.
4 1947-1949.
5 1950-1952.
6 1952-1955.
7 1955- to date.

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Jennings, May Mann, 1872-1963.
Lockey, Joseph Byrne, 1877-1946.
Patrick, Rembert Wallace, 1909-
Robertson, James Alexander, 1873-1939.
Yonge, Julien Chandler, 1879-1962.

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