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Tourism

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Al Turner, Splash Magazine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-072
Abstract

Al Turner was the founder, president, and chief executive officer of the World Waterpark Association (WWA) until his death in 2001. During his time as president of WWA he kept slides, photographs, brochures, and documents about the various waterparks that his company worked with worldwide. This collection contains the materials that Al Turner collected.

Dates: Created: 1986-2002; Other: Majority of material found within 1990-2002

Disney World Land Purchase/RCID Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-092
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: SC-032
Abstract

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

George and Anne Millay Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-079
Abstract

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

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (Images)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-47e
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1964-1997

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (Price Company Files)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-47h
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1963-2000

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (Project Research Materials)

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Identifier: SC-47g
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1948-2005

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (Speeches)

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Identifier: SC-47c
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1966-2006

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (Subject Research Materials)

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Identifier: SC-47f
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1960-1995

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (World's Fairs)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-47d
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1974-1989

Robert L. Glasser Collection

 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

Thomas E. Azzari Theme Parks and Attractions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-109
Abstract Thomas E. Azzari was a set designer for Sea World, designing open-air salt-water sets for several different aquatic animals like whales, dolphins, otters, and many more. Over his fifteen years as a theme park set designer, Thomas E. Azzari collected numerous reports, letters, photographs, drawings, construction plans, and memorabilia. Most of this collection focuses on his time as a set designer for Sea World, but it also contains some of the work he did for other theme parks, like Silver...
Dates: Created: 1973-2018; Other: Majority of material found in 1973-1991

UCF Home Movie Archives

 Collection
Identifier: SC-101
Abstract

The Home Move Archive houses films created by individuals that mostly depict their family interactions, ceremonies, celebrations, and vacations. Others depict famous moments in history such as the opening day of Walt Disney World or the 1964 World's Fair. The origins of the footage in the collection span across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

Dates: Circa 1920-1989, Circa 2010-2014, Undated.; Majority of material found in 1950-1987.

Wet 'n Wild Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-083
Abstract

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