University of Florida
George A. Smathers Libraries
P. O. Box 117001
Gainesville, FL 32611-7001
Angas, Robert M.
Engineering studies of approximately 75 Florida military installations, or of proposed sites. Many of the files concern the U.S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville and the naval base at Mayport. Part of the Angas Papers.
Black, Robert L.
Merchant and politician. Born in South Carolina; moved to Gainesville as a young man. Naval stores operator; Palatka. Member, Florida House of Representatives, 1929-1931, and Florida Senate, 1935-1939, from Gainesville/Alachua County. Personal, political, and legislative papers.
Blanding, Albert H.
U.S. military officer. Lumber and naval stores business, 1910-1916; Consolidated Lumber Company, 1919-1922; member, Florida Board of Control/State Plant Board, 1922-1936; U.S. National Guard officer, 1899-1917; U.S. Army Brigadier General, France, 1917-1919; Major General, 1924; Chief, National Guard Bureau, 1936-1940.
3 boxes, 1 ledger, and 3 scrapbooks
Forester and logging engineer. Born in Maine; educated at Bowdoin College; Assistant Professor of Forestry, Harvard College, 1905-1909; Superintendent of State Parks, New York, 1909-1910; Logging Engineer, U.S. Forests Service, 1919-1935. Papers and photographs relating to forestry, naval stores, and the turpentine industry.
Park Trammell served as Governor and U.S. Senator from Florida. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Yulee, David L.
David Levy Yulee was a businessman, entrepreneur, and U.S. Senator from Florida. Born David Levy in St. Thomas, West Indies, he moved to St. Augustine, Florida in 1821. Educated in Norfolk, Virginia, he studied law in St. Augustine and was admitted to the bar in 1836. Yulee was Chairman of the Senate Naval Affairs Committee from 1847 to 1851, and was later President of the Atlantic and Gulf/Florida Railroad.
The collection includes miscellaneous correspondence relating to Yulee's activities as territorial delegate of Congress (1841-1845), U.S. Senator from Florida (1845-1851, 1855-1861), and member of the Confederate Congress.
10 May 2002