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Record Group Number: 000104
Series/Collection Number: .S 1306
Creator: Florida. Governor (1979-1987 : Graham)
Title, Dates: Oral history program files, 1980-1984.
Amount: 2.50 cubic ft.
Medium Included: audiotapes reel to reel
audiotapes cassette
Organization/Arrangement: Chronological by program.
Terms Governing Use:
Biographical/Historical:     Governor Bob Graham inaugurated his Oral History Program on May 20, 1980 with a dinner at the Governor's Mansion honoring the late State Senator Verle A. Pope of St. Augustine.  The purpose of this event and those that would follow in succeeding years was for family, friends, and contemporaries of the honored guest to record the observations on and experiences with that person for preservation in the State Archives.  Distinguished guests from Florida politics, business, or academia spoke during the dinners about the honoree, and after the dinner all of the guests recorded their reminiscences at recording stations throughout the Mansion.
Summary:     The collection contains records relating to the four Oral History Programs between 1980 and 1984.  Included are program activity files, transcripts of the dinner program and interviews, and in some cases audiotape recordings of the dinner program and interviews.  The subjects for the programs were 1) Verle A. Pope, State Senator from St. Augustine, president of State Senate (1966-1968); 2) Spessard L. Holland, Governor of Florida (1941-1945) and United States Senator (1946-1971); 3) W. Glenn Terrell, Florida Supreme Court Justice (1923-1964) and Chief Justice (1929-1931; 1938-1941; 1957-1959) and 4) Nelson Poynter, owner and editor of the St. Petersburg Times.
Finding Aids: Folder listing available.
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Reproduction Note:
Location of Originals/Duplicates: Supreme Court of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida; Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, St. Petersburg, Florida.
Associated Materials: Audio tape recordings of the Glenn Terrell program are located at the Supreme Court Historical Society, Tallahassee, Fla.  Audio tape recordings of the Nelson Poynter program are located at the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, St. Petersburg, Fla.
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Electronic Records Access:
Subject Access Fields: Pope, Verle Allyn, 1903-1973
Terrell, W. Glenn, 1878-1964
Poynter, Nelson, 1903-1978
Holland, Spessard L. 1892-1971 (Spessard Lindsey),
Florida. Supreme Court.
Florida. Governor (1941-1945 : Holland)
United States. Congress.  --Senate.
Journalists Florida
Legislators United States
Newspaper publishing Florida
Judges Florida
Governors Florida
Oral histories. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Florida Politics and government 1951-
Saint Petersburg Times (Saint Petersburg, Fla. : Newspaper) 2
Added Entries Yarborough, Louise Blanding, 1911-
Watson, Peggy Pope.
Van Fleet, James A. 1892- (James Alward),
Turlington, Ralph D., 1920-
Terrell, William Glenn, 1920-
Terrell, Esther Collins.
Taggart, Sally Poynter Stephenson, 1940-
Stuart, W.H., 1903-
Smith, Chesterfield Harvey, 1917-
Shofner, Jerrell H., 1929-
Shelley, William Paul, 1914-2007.
Shelley, Erin Clark.
Scarborough, Edgar W., 1903-
Roberts, B.K., 1907-
Price, Ed H., 1918-
Poynter, Marion Knauss.
Pittman, Robert T., 1929-
Patterson, Eugene C. 1923- (Eugene Corbett),
O'Connell, Stephen Cornelius, 1916-
Morris, Allen Covington, 1909-
Moor, Beth Walton, 1897-1986
Mixson, Wayne, 1922-
McCord, Guyte Pierce, 1914-
McCord, Betty, 1915-
McCarty, John M., 1915-
Marsh, C. Burton 1914- (Claybourne Burton),
Mahon, John K.
Mahon, Harry B.
Lewis, Philip D.
Lewis, Mary Groover Holland.
Lewis, Gerald, 1934-
King, Mary Holland, 1954-
King, Augustus H., 1952-
Johnson, Malcolm B.
Johnson, Doris Terrell.
Jamison, Eleanor Poynter, 1901-
Hopping, Wade L.
Holland, Lindsey, 1921-
Harris, Tom C., 1908-
Hall, M. Lewis 1924- (Miles Lewis),
Haiman, Robert J.
Graham, Bob, 1936-
Golden, James R.
Glass, John Stephenson, 1964-
Garnett, Burt P.
Gallemore, Virginia Holland.
Fussell, Carroll Wilbur, 1903-
Frye, Barbara L., 1922-1982
Friday, Elmer O., 1924-
Farrior, J. Rex.
English, Colin, 1895-
Dickinson, William B.
Davis, Ralph C., 1909-
Conner, Doyle, 1928-
Collins, Mary Call, 1911-
Collins, LeRoy, 1909-
Chapman, Alvah Herman, 1922-
Carlton, Mildred Woodbery.
Carlton, Doyle Elam, 1922-
Camp, Clifton Durrett, 1927-
Caldwell, Millard Fillmore, 1897-
Bryant, Thomas Wesley, 1890-
Baldwin, Donald Kring, 1917-
Anderson, Cortland Edwin, 1935-1985

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