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A Guide to the Doyle Carlton Campaign Scrapbook

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
December 2007

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dodson, Pat
Title: Doyle Carlton Campaign Scrapbook
Dates: 1960
Abstract: Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings collected by an aide to Doyle Carlton, Pat Dodson, during Carlton's 1960 campaign.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume.
Identification: PKY 88.014
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Doyle Carlton Jr., son of former Florida governor Doyle Carlton Sr. (1929-1933), was born in 1922. He grew up in Wauchula, Florida, and attended the University of Florida where he was captain of the basketball team. Afterwards, he entered the Air Force for almost three years. In 1952 he ran successfully for senate, a post he held for eight years before deciding to run for governor of Florida in 1960. He was defeated by Farris Bryant in the Democratic primaries.

Scope and Content

This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings collected by an aide to Doyle Carlton, Pat Dodson, during the 1960 campaign.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Doyle Carlton Campaign Scrapbook, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Elections -- Florida.
Florida -- Politics and Government -- 1951- -- Sources.
Political campaigns -- Florida.

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