Duval County, Florida, Elections and Voting Collection

Finding Aid

Collection Number: M12-9
Dates: 1904-2012
Size: 3 linear feet
Repository: Special Collections, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, University of North Florida
Arrangement: Collection arranged by series and sub-arranged alphabetically by title of item.
Language: English
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Abstract

The collection provides historical evidence and documentation of selective elections in Duval County, Florida, from the early twentieth century to date. The core of the collection are print ephemera, including sample election ballots and voting guides, and brochures listing the names of office holders and members of the Duval County legislative delegation. Unique early printed items include copies of the 1904 Duval County General Election voting records.  Memorabilia includes campaign materials from various Jacksonville mayoral races.

Acquisition

The items were collected by Archives staff, and University of North Florida faculty. It is anticipated that items will continue to be added to this collection.

Access to the Collection

The collection is open for research. For additional information and to make an appointment to view the collection, contact (904) 620-1533 or e-mail lib-special@unf.edu.

Preferred Citation

Duval County, Florida, Elections and Voting Collection. Thomas G. Carpenter Library, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

Additional Guides

Historical / Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

The primary source materials in this collection provide historical documentation and evidence of selective elections and political campaigns held in Duval County and Jacksonville, Florida. The earliest items are Duval County election records dated 1904; the majority of the materials date from the late twentieth century to the present decade. Printed materials include sample election ballots and guides, voting brochures and pamphlets, and a voting registration receipt card. Artifacts and memorabilia include political campaign buttons and stickers from Jacksonville mayoral, U.S. Senate, and Presidential campaigns.

Index Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection:

 

  • Election districts -- Florida -- Jacksonville.
  • Election districts -- Florida -- Duval County.
  • Local elections -- Florida -- Jacksonville.
  • Local elections -- Florida -- Duval County.
  • Voting -- Florida -- Jacksonville.
  • Voting -- Florida --  Duval County.
  • Jacksonville (Fla.) -- History.
  • Jacksonville Region (Fla.) -- History.
  • Printed ephemera.
  • Pamphlets.