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Orlando (Fla.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Archival Collection of Dr. Charles N. Millican from the Collection of Norman Van Meter

Identifier: UA28D

The collection contains photographs, news clippings, and personal letters that are about Charles Millican. The photographs range from social events to private family photos.

Dates: Created: 1900s-2000s

Ben White Raceway Papers

Identifier: SC-011
Abstract Ben White Raceway located on a 120- acre tract in Fairview Park, near downtown Orlando, Florida, was the largest training facility and winter home for champion racehorses. The track was named in honor of one of the nation's most famous trainers, Ben White, who won numerous titles and chose Orlando as a training site in 1920. The track lost popularity as the expense to ship horses to Orlando became too great. In July 2001, the name was changed to Trotters Park. In January 10, 2002, the City...
Dates: Created: 1946-1978

Bob Kealing Kerouac Research Collection

Identifier: SC-084

The Bob Kealing Kerouac Research Collection contains documents and research notes related to Kealing's book Kerouac in Florida: Where the Road Ends, book drafts, legal documents, articles written by Kealing, articles related to the Kerouac House, and other materials regarding the Writer in Residence Program.

Dates: Created: 1958-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1996-2002

Bob Kealing Tupperware Collection

Identifier: SC-087

The Bob Kealing Tupperware Collection contains interviews, news clippings, letters, legal documents, photographs, audio tapes, and research notes related to Kealing's book Tupperware, Unsealed: Brownie Wise, Earl Tupper, and the Home Party Pioneers. The book may be found in the Online Catalog.

Dates: Created: 1940-2006

Cultural Byways Project

Identifier: SC-051

Research files for the Cultural Byways grant in Central Florida. Included in these materials are photographic negatives, oral histories, consent forms, building surveys, and grant information for the project.

Dates: Created: 7/6/02-8/5/02

Cultural Heritage Alliance Collection

Identifier: SC-052

Reports, programs and interviews by students showing the work undertaken by the Cultural Heritage Alliance.

Dates: Created: 2002-2006

Disney World Land Purchase/RCID Collection

Identifier: SC-092

Compiled by attorney Robert P. Foster, the collection consists of a variety of documents, clippings, maps, and photographs, all of which pertain to the process of purchasing and developing land in Central Florida for the purpose of creating the Reedy Creek Improvement District (RCID), where Walt Disney World would be constructed.

Dates: Created: 1958-2009; Other: Majority of material found within 1965-1972

Florida Ephemera Collection

Identifier: SC-032

The Florida Ephemera Collection is a collection of brochures, advertisements and news clippings documenting the history of Florida. Although the collection includes information about Florida as a whole, it focuses on the Central Florida area, and Orlando in particular. The collection contains information about most aspects of life in Florida including business and industry, real estate and development, tourism and wildlife.

Dates: Created: Circa 1813-2007

Florida Folklife Program Collection

Identifier: SC-048

Research files for the Florida Folklife Program. These materials include city surveys, oral histories and photographs.

Dates: Created: 1984-2004

George and Anne Millay Collection

Identifier: SC-079

George Millay founded both Sea World and Wet 'n Wild for which he was named Father of the Waterpark Industry. This collection of correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, news clippings, reports and audio visual materials documents the complicated and not always successful process of building a new waterpark. In addition to materials concerning Sea World and Wet 'n Wild, the collection contains information on George Millay's other projects and his personal achievements.

Dates: Created: 1959-2006

John Marini Memorabilia Collection

Identifier: UA23J

John Marini was a former UCF basketball player and later a director responsible for information and generating excitement regarding UCF's athletic teams. This collection of records contains memorabilia relating to John Marini's career at UCF.

Dates: 1994-2005

Old Florida Structures Photographs Collection

Identifier: SC-038

Richard Spencer was a professional photographer whose work has been displayed in newspapers, magazines and exhibits. This collection contains his photographs of old structures in Florida.

Dates: Created: 1971-2002

Otto Frohlich Collection

Identifier: SC-016
Abstract The collection comprises published 25 music scores produced by Otto Frohlich and a book called "Lohengrin: a Romantic Opera in Three Acts" written and composed by Richard Wagner, published by G. Schirmer, New York in 1897. Frohlich composed more than 35 compositions during his long career as a professor of music and composer, only selected scores were donated to the University of Central Florida Libraries which include Andantino, Badinage, Composer's Birthday-Party, Divertimento, Edelweiss...
Dates: Created: 1897, 1956-1969

Robert L. Glasser Collection

Identifier: SC-108
Abstract Robert "Bob" Lewis Glasser worked as a Contract Administrator and a Senior Environmental Analyst for the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. During his employment with Disney, he collected various reports, promotional materials, publications and memorabilia mainly related to the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow (EPCOT) Center. Bob also worked for the Office of Florida's Secretary of State between 1962 to 1970 as a Director for Buildings & Grounds Division and gathered a few...
Dates: Created: 1956-2016

University of Central Florida College of Health and Public Affairs Records

Identifier: UA18J

This collection contains documents, correspondence, newsletters and ephemera relating to the College of Health and Public Affairs (COHPA) and its School of Public Administration. The majority of the collection was given by Dr. Wendell Lawther, who began teaching at UCF in 1984 and was a professor for the COHPA Department of Public Administration (later School of Public Administration) for thirty years.

Dates: Created: 1976-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1985-1999

University of Central Florida Small Business Development Center Records

Identifier: UA24B

The UCF Small Business Development Center was founded in 1980-81 to foster the growth of small businesses throughout the Central Florida area. The following are documents encompassing the four branches (Main, Brevard, Daytona, and Seminole) of the SBDC. The collection contains quarterly reports and training course records from the years 1998-2002.

Dates: Created: 1998-2002

University of Central Florida Vertical File

Identifier: UA28B

The Vertical File contains a variety of collected materials on University of Central Florida, local history, typography and book arts, and the West Indies, subjects relating to the collections held by the Special Collections. Files are may contain a variety of materials including newsletters, clippings, brochures, pamphlets, documents, photographs, and other items.

Dates: Created: Circa 1970-2012

Wet 'n Wild Collection

Identifier: SC-083

This collection contains materials relevant to the opening of the world's first water park, Wet 'n Wild. There are newspaper articles, advertisements, brochures, photographs, and other materials about Wet 'n Wild from before the park opened through 2002.

Dates: Created: 1975-2002