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A Guide to the Ion L. Farris Campaign Scrapbook

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson

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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Farris, Ion L.
Title: Ion L. Farris Campaign Scrapbook
Dates: 1916
Abstract: Scrapbook of clippings about the 1916 gubernatorial campaign of Ion L. Farris.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume.
Identification: PKY 88.025
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Ion L. Farris was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1878. His family moved to Marion County while he was still a boy. He decided to become a lawyer, studying in the offices of Herbert Anderson and W.K. Zewadski. After passing the bar he became a noted figure in public life. He was elected to the Florida Senate as a Democrat, becoming a very prominent party member. In 1916 he ran for governor but lost in the primary.

Scope and Content

This scrapbook contains news clippings from Farris' campaign as a gubernatorial candidate in 1916.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Florida -- Politics and Government.

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