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A Guide to the E.O. Painter Letterbook

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson

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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Painter, Edward O.
Title: E.O. Painter Letterbook
Dates: 1889-1891
Abstract: Letterbook of E.O. Painter from 1889-1891.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume.
Identification: PKY 88.013
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Edward O. Painter was born in N.Y. in 1860. He moved to Florida at the age of 17 and began his career as a printer. He settled down in DeLand and became the editor and then the owner of the Florida Agriculturalist. In order to properly print the serial, Painter founded the E.O. Painter Printer Company, which is still in operation today, making it the longest running printing operation in Florida.

Scope and Content

Consists of Painter's letterbook from 1889-1891.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], E.O. Painter Letterbook, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

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