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A Guide to the Thomas Alva Yon Scrapbook

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson

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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Yon, Thomas Alva, 1882-1971
Title: Thomas Alva Yon Scrapbook
Dates: 1927-1928
Abstract: Scrapbook containing news clippings from Thomas A. Yon's first two years in Congress.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume.
Identification: PKY 88.017
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Alva Yon (1882-1971) was born in Blountstown, Florida, and served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1927 until 1933. He was a long time Democratic Party member and served in many other positions in the Government Accounting Agency, the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, and the US Department of Commerce after his tenure in Congress.

Scope and Content

This scrapbook contains news clippings from Yon's first two years in Congress, 1927-1928.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Related or Separated Material

See also the Thomas Alva Yon Papers, Special Collections- Manuscripts (MS 115).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Thomas Alva Yon Scrapbook, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Florida -- Politics and government.
United States. Congress -- Florida delegation.
United States. Congress -- House of Representatives.

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