Text Materials of Central Florida

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Description

Describes a young man's winter trip to Florida, beginning with a stay at a boarding house in Jacksonville and a New Year's Eve Steamboat ride down the St. John's River to Sanford. The diary also chronicles his stays in various other areas such as Titusville, Merritt Island, Eau Gallie, Melbourne, and ending in Daytona. The writer gives accounts of several "tourist" activities he participates in while on his journey, these include fishing, beach combing, boat rides, oyster gathering and as well as an "ice cream social." There are also many layman's terms description of the local flora and fauna found near the places the young man visits and the diary has a number of small drawings as well as some pressed leaf samples. Pre-manufactured memorandum book with ruled pages.

Subjects

Florida -- History -- Sources.; Florida -- Description -- Sources.; Melbourne (Fla.) -- History -- 19th Century -- Sources.; Eau Gallie (Fla.) -- History -- 19th Century -- Sources.; Titusville (Fla.) -- History -- 19th Century -- Sources.; Indian River (Fla.) -- History -- 19th Century -- Sources.; Daytona Beach (Fla.) -- History -- 19th Century -- Sources.; Merritt Island (Fla.) -- History -- 19th Century -- Sources.; Jacksonville (Fla.) -- History - 19th Century -- Sources.; Sanford (Fla.) -- History -- 19th Century -- Sources.

Date Issued

1895-1896

Format

Manuscripts

Call Number / ID #

F316.D5 A3 1895

Repository

University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives

Repository Collection

Thomas and Georgine Mickler Collection

Type

Manuscripts; Text

Language

English

Coverage-Spatial

Melbourne (Fla.); Eau Gallie (Fla.); Titusville (Fla.); Indian River (Fla.); Daytona Beach (Fla.); Merritt Island (Fla.); Jacksonville (Fla.); Sanford (Fla.)

Rights Statement

All rights are held by the respective holding institution. This material is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, (407) 823-2576. http://library.ucf.edu/SpecialCollections/

Digital Publisher

Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2005.

Digital Reproduction Specifications

This image was derived from an uncompressed TIFF image scanned at a minimum of 400 dpi.

Material Type

Manuscript

Notes

Travel diary of Reynolds.

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