Special Collections at the Archives

 

The Archives is custodian for various unrelated series of materials that have made there way here. Each is arranged appropriately to its contents.

The Various Series

Gustafson Family Letters

A file of copies of letters from the 1930s, between the family in Green Cove Springs, Chicago, and Iowa. Volunteers have transcribed the letters.

 

Keystone Heights Official Records

The Archives is custodian of one box of miscellaneous records from Keystone Heights.

 

Old Courthouse Renovation

A box of papers related to the renovation project. A select set of papers is also in the Subject FIles.

 

Scrapbooks

Health Department

A Health Department employee kept a scrapbook of Health Department newspaper clippings for several years. The clippings reveal the health concerns of the time.

Garden Club of Orange Park

Miscellaneous Scrapbooks

A few scrapbooks are in existence, but have not been identified.

 

| You might also like the newspaper clippings |

 

The Village Improvement Association

The VIA, the first women's club in Florida, kept meticulous minutes and records since it was incorporated by the state legislature in 1889 to promote "neatness and order." But they went well beyond trying to keep cows out of the streets -- most notably organizing the county's first library. The Archives retains a set of their minutes, which have been partially indexed.

| You might also like the VIA page |