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A Guide to the James Branch Hodges, Jr. Papers

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

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


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hodges, James B., 1918-1971
Title: James Branch Hodges, Jr. Papers
Dates: 1941-1966
Abstract: Legal and political correspondence of attorney, state legislator, and member of the state Democratic Party executive committee.
Extent: 1.25 Linear feet. 3 Boxes.
Identification: Ms 54
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Lawyer and politician. Practiced law in Lake City, Florida; state legislator (1943) and member of the state Democratic Party executive committee.


Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of correspondence, both incoming and outgoing, related to Hodges' tenure on the Florida State Democratic Party Executive Committee. The collection contains records and campaign materials for elections at the local, state and national levels. Also contained in the collection are records related to his one term in the Florida House of Representatives.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Branch Hodges, Jr. Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Box
1 Correspondence, political (State Democratic Executive Committee). 1941-1963
2 Correspondence, political (State Democratic Executive Committee). 1964-1968
3 Correspondence, political (State Democratic Executive Committee). 1969-1972
3 Florida House, 1943: Legislative notebook.
3 Florida House, 1943: Bills.
3 Florida House, 1943: Legislative correspondence.
3 Campaign. 1945

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Democratic Party (Fla.). State Executive Committee.
Florida -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Lake City (Fla.) -- Politics and government.



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