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Charlton W. Tebeau Research Papers - 1815-1969
- 1815-1969 (Creation)
Name of creator
Florida historian and teacher of history. For many years he served as chairman of the department of history at the University of Miami. He was a founding member of the Historical Association of Southern Florida, editor of its journal, Tequesta, and author of numerous books.
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The papers contain correspondence, notes and speeches by Dr. Tebeau, typescripts and photocopies on Florida topics, including primary sources (diaries, memoirs, etc.) and secondary sources (articles by students of his history classes and fellow historians). Most, but not all, relate to the Everglades or the Depression of the 1930s. Some documents related to the 1972 Master's Hearing on the dispute over federal vs. state control of Florida Bay, for which Dr. Tebeau acted as an expert witness.
Dairy of F. W. Munson, 1884-1886. Typewritten transcript of an Indian River area pioneer farmer's diary. [original diary located in the Santini Papers. Box 7, Folder 3]
Tamiami Trail Scrapbook: Newspaper clippings, including maps and photographs, have information on the then recently constructed road between Tampa and Miami, and the southwest Florida communities it crossed. Most of the clippings are dated 1926-1928, when the Trail was formally opened. Also included are clippings on Barron Collier, at the time of his death in 1939.
Research notes for Synagogue in the central city. Notes on cards formed part of Dr. Tebeau's research for his book: Synagogue in the central city : Temple Israel of Greater Miami, 1922-1972. Temple Israel celebrated 50 years of existence in 1972. As part of the anniversary, he was selected to write a history of Miami's first Reform Jewish congregation. Dr. Tebeau, was assisted by Marcia Kanner in the preparation of the manuscript.
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The collection is open for research.
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Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of Charlton W. Tebeau, 1975. Gift of Marcia Kanner, 1979.
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Archives also has: Tebeau, Charlton W. Research notes for Synagogue in the central city, 1972. 1 box (ca. 1,000 items) Notes on cards formed part of Dr. Tebeau's research for his book : Synagogue in the central city : Temple Israel of Greater Miami, 1922-1972.
x-1197 True and Humphreys letters
1979-206 research notes on cards for Synagogue in the Central City
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Finding Aid Authors: Rebecca A. Smith.
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Name access points
- Tebeau, Charlton W., 1905-2000. (Subject)