Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Albin Polasek Collection includes materials on the life and work of Czech sculptor and Winter Park resident Albin Polasek. The Collection consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, business records, certificates, speeches, photographs, pamphlets, programs, invitations, newspaper clippings, and related papers.
Dates: Created: 1897-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1906-1977
Abstract This collection contains the research materials collected by Archimedes L. A. Patti for use in his historical writings. Known for his military career, his work in the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and his relationship with Ho Chi Minh, Patti was recognized later in life as a respected researcher and historian on Indochina affairs. Notes, manuscripts, ephemera, photographs, maps, books and scrapbooks are held in this collection. Of important note are photographs given to Patti by Ho Chi...
Dates: Created: 1922-1993
Abstract 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
Abstract These materials were in the possession of Betty Pooler Mitchell Nehrling, Henry Nehrling's second wife. Dr. Henry Nehrling was a horticulturist famous for his gardens in Gotha and Naples, Florida. The collection consists of letters, documents, photographs, postcards and monographs which provides insight into the familial and financial affairs of the Nehrling Gardens. It also offers a look at Henry Nehrling during the tumultuous years of Florida's boom and bust, and a glimpse of his failing...
Dates: Created: 1855-1934
Abstract This document explains the types of biotic communities found on the Florida Technological University Campus in 1971 and makes recommendations for actions to preserve those communities as the campus develops. The university was renamed in 1979 to the University of Central Florida.
Dates: Created: 1971
Abstract The Bromeliad Society International (BSI) Archive consists of historical materials, including photographs related to cultivation of bromeliads; field notes related to the collection of bromeliads in the wild; list of plant entries in judged bromeliad shows; incoming and outgoing correspondence from early bromeliad growers; biographies; administrative records of the BSI such as, copyright registrations, copies of meeting minutes, annual reports, and bylaws; BSI publications; and ephemera,...
Dates: Created: 1942-2018
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
Abstract Harris Rosen Scrapbooks, Home Movie Archives, and Business Records document all aspects of his life and work. First collected and created by Rosen's father, Jack Rosen, materials include correspondence, photographs, autographs, drawings, greeting cards, memorabilia, and home movie archives of Harris Rosen. Rosen carried on the tradition and still continues to create scrapbooks to document his life and family, along with his work as an influential Orlando hotelier and philanthropist. This is an...
Dates: Created: 1896-2016
Abstract Henry Nehrling was a horticulturist famous for his gardens in Gotha and Naples, Florida. These papers are primarily manuscripts of his articles in the American Eagle and other writings about plants. They include a few news clippings, plant lists, correspondence and other documentation of a business and personal nature.
Dates: Created: 1886-1970
Abstract The seal of the University of Central Florida was one of the first items created for Florida Technological University. In 1966, a local citizen wrote a letter to the Florida Governor asking to take into consideration some thoughts he had as to what the new seal should look like. Within a few months, the staff at the newly formed Florida Technological University, with the help of the Board of Regents, began to collect information and designer input as to what the new seal should be. In a...
Dates: Created: 1966-1968
Abstract This collection is comprised of research files, correspondence, news clippings, certificates, medical records, photographs, and a scrapbook that belonged to attorney and politician John L. Ducker, who was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1960-1968 and the Florida state Senate from 1968-1971. Items in the collection pertain to his personal activities, in addition to his longtime interest in politics, world and local events of the day, as well as legal affairs. John L. Ducker...
Dates: Created: 1863-2007
Overview The collection is filled with Cuban history and researched materials on society's past was created by Cuban and American journalist José Guerra Alemán. The materials range from photographs of his travels to cultural sites and countries to personal notes on literature of other scholars' works and his published books. He is most notable of his published four-volume encyclopedia on Cuban history called Cuba Infinita.
Dates: 1887 - 2013
Abstract These papers include correspondence, photographs, campaign materials, articles, minutes, printed government documents, framed materials, video cassette tapes and artifacts that document Lou Frey’s life of public service. In the 1960s, he served the Orange County Young Republicans in several capacities and finally as President of the organization. Florida's Republican Party benefitted from his expertise as General Counsel of the Florida Federation of Young Republicans and Treasurer of the...
Dates: Created: 1947-2006
Abstract Mary Monroe was a theatre student at FTU in the 1970s. Her collection of photographs, news clippings, and programs document the theatre performances during that time.
Dates: Created: 1973-2016; Other: Majority of material found in 1973-1976
Abstract Collector, Michael A. Spencer amassed this collection of publications, photographs, drawings, correspondence programs and other materials focussing on the discovery, taxonomy and cultivation of bromeliads. Mulford B. Foster, Racine Foster and Lyman B. Smith are among the significant bromeliad collectors whose work is documented here.
Dates: Created: 1754-2014
Abstract Julian Nally grew bromeliads and other plants on the property that had once belonged to Henry Nehrling at Gotha, Florida. This collection documents both his work at the property and his personal life.
Dates: Created: 1902-2001
Abstract The collection holds footage of primarily the UCF Knights Football team in various media formats, photographs, newspaper articles, journal articles, posters, ephemera, as well as those relating to Michael O'Shaughnessy.
Dates: Created: 1973-2009; Other: Majority of material found in 1979-1998
Abstract The collection consists of over 10,000 color transparencies, black & white and color photographs documenting National Aeronautics and Space Administration's activities in the Kennedy Space Center, Florida from 1962 to 2001. Photographs chronicling the building of the space shuttle programs such as Skylab, Apollo, Soyuz, and Space Transportation System (STS) missions.
Dates: Created: 1962-2001
Abstract 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
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
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks, loose materials, and publications related to the UCF Arboretum. Comprised mostly of photographs, the collection also contains pamphlets, articles, and concept drawings.
Dates: Created: 1984-2011
Abstract The Assistant Director of Maintenance Records contain information concerning the growth of UCF since its inception. Among the documents in the collection are building blueprints, memos, work orders, photographs, letters, and official correspondence that detail UCF's physical growth.
Dates: Created: 1964-2000
Abstract Correspondences, news clippings, photographs and advertisements document the Distinguished Lecturers series sponsored by the Judaic Studies Program. Lecture subjects range from the Holocaust to Modern Israeli issues.
Dates: Created: 1985-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1985-1995
Overview Charles N. Millican was the first President of Florida Technological University, serving from 1 December 1965 until 31 January 1978. This collection of his administrative papers documents the organization of Florida's university system during those years with particular reference to the decision to found a new university in Central Florida and the physical and philosophical construction of the university that would become the University of Central Florida. Millican's papers include his...
Abstract Charles N. Millican was the first President of Florida Technological University, serving from 1 December 1965 until 31 January 1978. This collection of his administrative papers documents the organization of Florida's university system during those years with particular reference to the decision to found a new university in Central Florida and the physical and philosophical construction of the university that would become the University of Central Florida. Millican's papers include his...
Dates: Created: 1963-2008
Abstract H. Trevor Colbourn was the second president of Florida Technological University and the first president of the University of Central Florida because he was responsible for the name change. Dr. Colbourn served from 1978 to 1989, and during that time, he established the football program, honors program, Institute of Simulation and Training, and Central Florida Research Park. The collection of correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs and pamphlets not only covers the period of his...
Dates: Created: 1948-2006
Abstract This small quantity of materials briefly documents the appointment and retirement of Robert A. Bryan who served as interim president of the University of Central Florida from 1991-1992. The material includes news clippings, photographs, certificates, programs and invitations.
Dates: Created: 1991-1997
Abstract Patrick Cucci, was a UCF wrestling coach in the 1980s. His collection of memorabilia, news clippings, and correspondence documents the team's history during that period.
Dates: Created: 1983-1986
Abstract The UCF Retirement Association, Inc. was organized in 1989 to promote the general welfare of UCF retirees and the university community. This collection consists of photographs, newsletters, and correspondence that document the association's activities.
Dates: Created: 1989-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1989-2003
Abstract Brochures, posters, news clippings and photographs document the productions and activities of the UCF Theatre program.
Dates: Created: 1969-2009