James Franklin Jaudon Papers - circa 1900-1950

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James Franklin Jaudon Papers - circa 1900-1950


  • circa 1900-1950 (predominant: 1914-1938) (Creation)


8.00 Linear Feet

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The Jaudon papers contain a large amount of business correspondence and some personal correspondence. Within the files are business brochures, financial papers, and newspaper clippings. See Biographical Note for summaries of Jaudon’s projects, all of which are represented in the papers.

Five letters and four copies relating to the sale of land and the expansion of Snapper Creek Canal for drainage. Jaudon correspondents include Thomas F. West, Attorney General, and F.C. Elliott, Chief Drainage Engineer.

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In four series: papers, maps, blueprints and photographs.

Papers are arranged in folders alphabetically by topics apparently established by Jaudon. Alphabetical arrangement begins with boxes 1 and 16. Within each folder, items are arranged chronologically. Series 4 (photographs) is filed under Jaudon, James within the South Florida Photograph Collection.

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The collection is open for research.

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  • English

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Digital images have been made of many items and in the Jaudon papers and are online at Reclaiming the Everglades.


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Approximately 200 photographic prints are filed separately in the South Florida Photographs Collection (under JAUDON, JAMES FRANKLIN) and in the Artifact Photographs (by accession number).

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Additional information may be found at http://historymiamiarchives.org/pdfs/x-0055.pdf

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