Browse Exhibits (12 total)

Selected Items from the Varnum Family Collection

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This exhibit presents several items from the Varnum Family Collection, held by Special Collections and Archives in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida. 

Selected Items from the Fleming Family Papers

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This exhibit presents several items from the Fleming Family Papers, held by Special Collections and Archives in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida. 

The Role of the Church in Public and Private Life

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This exhibit provides a brief history of Black churches and examples of the impact those institutions had on public and private life as evidenced by selected items from the Eartha M. M. White Collection, Special Collections and Archives at Thomas G. Carpenter Library, University of North Florida.

A Letter by S.S. Hyatt

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This exhibit presents a letter, held in Special Collections in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida, written by S.S.Hyatt to John, describing Hyatt's trip to a plantation and masquerade ball in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Letters by Elisa Hatch

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This exhibit presents two letters, held in Special Collections in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida, from Elisa Hatch to Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Comings in Greensboro, Vermont, dated 1842 and 1843. The author discusses her life in Jacksonville prior to Florida's admission to statehood, slavery, and racial relations in the region.

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A Map and Two Letters Related to Fort St. Nicholas

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This exhibit presents a map and two letters (Nov. 20, 1797 and May 6, 1800) from the Spanish colonial period of East Florida. The documents are related to Fort St. Nicholas, as the map depicts its location and the two letters serve as examples of intelligence correspondences sent from the fort to the then governor of East Florida, Enrique White.

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A Letter by E.A. Lee

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This exhibit presents a letter, held in Special Collections in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida, written by E.A. Lee to Mrs. William J. Clark, details Lee's experience as a winter visitor in Jacksonville, FL, in 1886.

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A Letter by A.B. Temple

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This exhibit presents a letter, held in Special Collections in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida, written A. B. Temple to A. R. Hunter. The author briefly discusses the local wildlife and weather, with much of the remaining letter devoted to describing the business enterprises of a local orange grove owner.

A Selection from a Corrected Typescript of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' novel The Yearling

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This exhibit presents a type-script manuscript of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’s 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Yearling. Rawlings’s manuscript displays both typed and hand-written track-marks, edits, and annotations. This manuscript is not the final, published version of The Yearling, although it is quite similar.

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