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A Guide to the Joseph Edward Hendricks Papers

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hendricks, Joseph Edward, 1903-
Title: Joseph Edward Hendricks Papers
Dates: 1931-1948
Abstract: Legislative correspondence of U.S. representative from Florida (1937-1949).
Extent: 4 Linear feet. 11 Boxes.
Identification: Ms 51
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, businessman, and politician. Born in Lake Butler, Union County, Florida. Attended Stetson University, DeLand, Florida. Served as U.S. Representative from Florida (1937-1949).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence from his terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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], Joseph Edward Hendricks Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Hendricks.

Contents List

1 Federal expenditures in Florida. Dec. 1943-Sept. 1945
1 Cross Florida Canal, correspondence. Jan. 1937-Jan. 1946
1 Central Florida Inc. Waterways. 1943-1944
2 Federal Citrus Lab. in Orlando, correspondence. 1938-1945
2 Alice C. Knox, bill for the relief of
2 Dies Committee, correspondence. 1938-1939
2 Supreme Court bill, correspondence. 1937
3 Mexican border Vets, correspondence. 1945-1946
3 Social Security and R.R. Retirement bill. 1942-1945
3 Surplus Property disposal. 1945-1946
4 Florida East Coast R.R., reorganization. 1946
4 Monument to U.S. Marines; Bill. 1945
4 Florida commemorative stamp (Centennial). 1945
4 Gabel construction Co., bill for relief of. 1947-1948
4 Mediterranean Fruit Fly claims. 1938-1942
5 V.A. hospital for Central Florida. 1943-1945
5 Patman chain store bill. 1939-1940
5 Eradication of cattle tick. 1940-1944
6 Works Projects of America, misc. Federal Projects. 1931-1948
6 Shackette, W.S. bill for relief of
7 Correspondence re: legislation. 1936-1942
8 Correspondence re: legislation. 1943-1948
8 Canaveral Harbor Project. 1939-1942
9 Kissimmee River flood control. 1933-1946
9 Improvement of St. Augustine harbor. 1946-1948
9 V.A. hospital for the east coast. 1939
10 Banana River, [Naval Air] base. 1939-1948
10 Neutrality, arms embargo and aid to England. 1939-1940
11 Neutrality, arms embargo and aid to Britain. 1940-1941
11 Surplus military property. 1946-1948

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Florida -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
United States. Congress -- Florida delegation.
United States. Congress. House.

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