Richard A. Martin Papers Container List

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Administrative Files
Box Folder Description
Jacksonville (Fla.). City Council
Box: 1a Folder: 1 Committee Minutes. 1967-1968
Box: 1a Folder: 2 Correspondence. 1968
Box: 1a Folder: 3 Printed materials. 1969-1970
Box: 1a Folder: 4 Resolutions / Proclamations. 1968-1970
Box: 1a Folder: 5 Staff Memorandum. 1968
Jacksonville (Fla.). Civil Service Board
Box: 1a Folder: 6 Annual Report. 1969
Jacksonville (Fla.) Department of Central Services
Box: 1a Folder: 7 Third Quarter Report. 1970
Jacksonville (Fla.) Department of Housing and Urban Development
Box: 1a Folder: 8a Brochure: Hogan's Creek Housing Project. 1970
Box: 1a Folder: 8b Brochure: Neighborhood Development Program, East Jacksonville - Springfield. 1970
Jacksonville (Fla.) Office of the Mayor
Box: 1a Folder: 9 Budgets. 1969-1970
Box: 1a Folder: 10 Correspondence. 1969-1970
Box: 1a Folder: 11 Organization charts. 1967-1968
Box: 1a Folder: 12 Reports. 1967-1969
Jacksonville (Fla.) Public Relations Division
Box: 1a Folder: 12a Logo: City of Jacksonville, Florida. 1969
Box: 1a Folder: 13 Newsletter: Bold View. 1969-1975
Box: 1a Folder: 14 Newsletter: The Charter. 1969-1971
Box: 1a Folder: 15 Newsletter: The Consolidators. 1969-1971
Box: 1a Folder: 16 Official Releases. 1970-1971
Box: 1a Folder: 17 Report. 1969?
Jacksonville Port Authority
Box: 1a Folder: 18 Annual Report. 1967-1968
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Legal Files
Box Folder Description
Box: 1a Folder: 19 Charter of the consolidated government of the City of Jacksonville, Florida. Jacksonville : Florida Publishing Co., [1967] 2 copies of foreword
Box: 1a Folder: 20 Brief: Florida Supreme Court Case no. 37785. Robert P. Jackson, et al. vs. The Consolidated Government of the City of Jacksonville. 1969.
Box: 1a Folder: 21 Editorials (Television). 1969.
Box: 1a Folder: 22 Newspaper clippings. 1967-1972.
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Publications and Other Printed Materials
Box Folder Description
Box: 1a Folder: 23 Brochure: Jacksonville, Florida: Bold New City of the South. 1967
Box: 1a Folder: 24 Editorials (Radio - WAPE). 1969
Box: 1b Folder: 25-27 Editorials / Special Reports (Television). 1967-1970
Box: 1b Folder: 28-31 Magazine, newspaper articles. 1965-1972
Box: 1b Folder: 32 Newsletter: Pulse (Duval Medical Center) February 1970
Box: 2-5 Folder: 33-77 Newspaper clippings; Some special editions in oversize box 5: July 2, 1967; October 15, 1967; September 29, 1968 - October 2, 1968; December 6, 1968; September 28, 1988
Box: 5 Folder: 77a Newspaper: Florida Times-Union, Crowning a Century in Florida, Centennial Edition, December 27, 1964 (includes two commemorative posters)
Box: 1b Folder: 78

Reports and studies (Miscellaneous / non-municipal):

  • Anonymous. Metropolitan Growth and the Urban County: Perspectives and Prospects. 1966?
  • Anonymous. A Brief Study in City-County Consolidation. 1967?
  • Anonymous. Organization of Combined Efforts Toward the Transition to the Consolidated Government of the City of Jacksonville. 1967
  • Greater Jacksonville Taxpayers Association. Report of the President. 1970
Box: 5 Folder: 78a Sign: Meet in Jacksonville, Florida's River City by the Sea.196-?
Box: 1b Folder: 79 Survey (Jacksonville Jaycee). 1967
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Speeches / Presentations
Box Folder Description
Box: 1b Folder: 80-81

Speeches and presentations, Miscellaneous:

  • Anonymous. Speech to Rotary Club, August 17, 1970
  • Anonymous. Speech on Elderly Concerns and Issues. (Governor ?, 1981?)
  • Daniel, J. J. Speech to Rotary Club, July 8, 1970
  • Durden, Judge William. Speech to Greater Jacksonville Taxpayers Association, May 7, 1970
  • Wright, L. M., Jr. A Summary of Consolidation: Jacksonville-Duval County: the Dynamics of Urban Political Reform (by Richard Martin) Presented to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Charter Commission, Charlotte, North Carolina, September 9, 1969. (2 copies)
  • Zimmerman, Joseph F. Designing an Electoral System for a Consolidated Government. Presented to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Charter Commission, Charlotte, North Carolina, December 8, 1969
Box: 1b Folder: 82

Speeches by Jacksonville Mayor Hans Tanzler:

  • Mayoral Oath of Office Speech, June 23, 1967
  • Beaches Chamber of Commerce, Annual Banquet, December 12, 1967
  • Mayoral Swearing In Ceremony, March 1, 1968
  • Address to the City Council, November 26, 1968
  • Statement on Unsafe Buildings Ordinance, February 20, 1969
  • Report to the Council, July 22, 1969
  • Consolidation Anniversary Address, October 1, 1969
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Subject Files
Box Folder Description
Box: 1b Folder: 83

Award: All-America City Award.

From: National Municipal League and Look Magazine. 1968. (7 copies)

Box: 1b Folder: 84 Burroughs, Richard. 1963-1967
Box: 1c Folder: 85-89 Campaign / Election Materials, 1967-1971:
Box: 1c Folder: 85 Candidates' brochures, advertisements, September - December 1967
Box: 1c Folder: 85a Candidates' buttons, bumper sticker. 1967
Box: 1c Folder: 86 Charter of the consolidated government of the City of Jacksonville, Florida. Jacksonville : Florida Publishing Co., [1967] Copy of foreword
Box: 1c Folder: 87 Jacksonville League of Women Candidates' Questionnaire. 1967
Box: 1c Folder: 88 Candidates' brochures, advertisements. 1970-1971
Box: 1c Folder: 89 Re-election campaign materials Jacksonville Mayor Hans Tanzler. 1971
Box: 1c Folder: 90-94

Consolidation Conferences / Visitations

  • Conference on Consolidated Government in Jacksonville. The New City: 1968 and Beyond. Jacksonville, Fla., February 15-16, 1968
  • Miscellaneous conferences on Consolidation. 1967-1971
  • Nashville, Tennessee visit by Jacksonville officials, March 1968
  • Charlotte, North Carolina officials' visits to Jacksonville, March 1968, and October 1969
  • Task Force on Consolidation Information, 1967-68
Box: 1c Folder: 95-98b Consolidation Day and Annual Anniversaries (Of first day of Jacksonville-Duval County Consolidation - October 1, 1968)
Box: 1c Folder: 99 Women in elective and high appointed office in consolidated government. 1970
Box: 1c Folder: 100 Working Materials. 1968-1970
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Photographs
Box Folder Description
Box: 6 Folder: 101-102 Sixteen photographs: Duval Legislative Delegation Hearing, Consolidation issues, June 1967. One unidentified photograph, (Richard A. Martin, center.)
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Personal Files
Box Folder Description
Box: 7 Folder: 103 Biographical materials. 1966-1988
Box: 7 Folder: 104 Correspondence. 1967-1992
Box: 7-8 Folder: 105-111

Writings. Periodical and newspaper articles.

 

  • "Death of a Poet: Jacksonville's Hamilton Jay and the Poetry of Despair." Unpublished article, 1993. (2 copies)
  • "Defeat in Victory: Yankee Experience in Early Civil War Jacksonville." Florida Historical Quarterly 53 (July 1974). Electronic version available on the World Wide Web as part of the Florida Heritage Collection.
  • "The New York Times Views Civil War Jacksonville." Florida Historical Quarterly 53 (April 1975).
  • "River and Forest: Jacksonville's antebellum lumber industry." Northeast Florida History 1 (1992).
  • "Jacksonville and Consolidation." Negro Educational Review XXI, nos. 2 and 3 (April-July 1970). (7 copies)
  • Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville Journal newspaper bylines and columns, 1967-68
  • Working materials re publication, reprint of: Consolidation, Jacksonville, Duval County (includes advertisements, research, correspondence, 1968-1993)
  • Florida Times-Union, newspaper serialization of book: The City Makers. May 2, 1971 - April 23, 1972. (Oversize materials in Box 8, Folder 111 include advertisements for book: Jacksonville's Ordeal by Fire)
Box: 9 Folder: 112 Transcriptions. Jacksonville (Fla.) City Council. Minutes, 1870-1885. Transcription by Richard A. Martin.
Box: 9-11 Folder: 113-127

Transcriptions. Minutes, 1870-1885.

  • Book 1: April 7, 1870 - December 21, 1874
  • Book 2: January 11, 1875 - August 18, 1879
  • Book 3: August 28, 1879 - February 17, 1885
Box: 9 Folder: 113-117 Transcriptions. Minutes, 1870-1875.
Box: 10 Folder: 118-1124 Transcriptions. Minutes, 1876-1881.
Box: 11 Folder: 125-127 Transcriptions. Minutes, 1881-1885.
Box: 11 Folder: 128 Transcriptions. Jacksonville (Fla.) City Council. Selected Ordinances, 1870-1883. (includes title transcription by Richard A. Martin; ordinances not in chronological order - originals not in sequence, e.g. 1878, 1870, etc.)
Box: 11 Folder: 129-130 Transcriptions. Jacksonville Board of Trade. Official Minutes, June 26, 1867 - May 21, 1871. (includes bound volume of minutes and transcription by Richard A. Martin)
Box: 11 Folder: 131 Transcriptions. Union Republican Club of Jacksonville, Florida. A Record of the Proceedings of the Club. March 27, 1867 - July 25, 1867. (transcribed by Richard A. Martin, 1973)
Box: 12 Folder: 132-137

Transcriptions.The Otis L. Keene Diaries, 1863-1910. Compiled, edited, and abridged by Richard A. Martin, 1972-1973. Jacksonville, Florida. 2 volumes.

  • Vol. 1: Miscellaneous Records Book (Judson House, 1856-1866); Diaries, 1863-1866, 1868-1874; Expense book, 1864; Journals, 1864, 1866.
  •  Vol. 2: Diaries, 1875-1910, Death and funeral notices. All of the materials are photocopies of the typescript.
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Miscellaneous Research Materials
Box Folder Description
Research materials: British War Relief Society, Jacksonville, Florida.
Box: 13 Folder: 138-140 British War Relief Society, Jacksonville, Florida (collected by Mrs. Jerome Knauer). 1940-1941.
Box: 13 Folder: 138 Correspondence (letter to Mrs. Jerome Knauer, from Society's national office, January 22, 1941)
Box: 13 Folder: 139 Photographs (4): Members / activities. 1940?
Box: 13 Folder: 140a-b Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding activities of Jacksonville branch (includes article from Cleveland News, April 15, 1941). 1940-1941.
Research materials: Magazine advertisements
Box: 13 Folder: 141 Manuscript: A City --- Set on an Hill. Believers in Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Fla.  (Consists of tourist advertisements promoting city in magazines - chiefly Saturday Evening Post and Motor Boating Magazine, 1926?-March 1, 1927). Roster of members at end of manuscript (active as of January 1, 1927). Three copies of manuscript.
Box: 13 Folder: 142-143 Additional advertisements from Saturday Evening Post, 1926-1927.
Research materials: Charles H. Jones
Box: 14-18 Folder: 144-152

Research materials collected by Richard Martin include:

  • Autobiographical newspaper clippings and magazine articles pertaining to Charles H. Jones, 1892-1913.
  • Subject files include Jones' drafts of the National Democratic Platforms of 1892 and 1896; Jones mentioned as Vice Presidential candidate, 1892; Silver campaign, 1892-1895; Jones becomes Editor of New York World, 1893.
  • Personal correspondence, 1878-1912. Letters from Charles H. Jones to his daughter, and friend Julien W. Abernethy, 1878-1912. Letters (3)  from Susan E. B. Jones to granddaughter Dora E. Jones, 1887-1888. Original letters.
  • Photographs (original): C. H. Jones (March 22, 1886); Jones' daughter (November 20, 1889); "Ivy Home" Residence of Mr. & Mrs. Charles H. Jones, Jacksonville, Florida, Christmas 1886. Miscellaneous photographic reproductions (6).
  • Photocopies of selected items arranged and compiled by Richard A. Martin.

  • Majority of research items are photocopies.