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Record Group Number: 900000
Series/Collection Number: M81- 6
Creator: Bauskett, William T., 1866-1917
Title, Dates: Papers, 1911-1917.
Amount: 1.75 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Arranged by subject or chapter.
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Biographical/Historical:     William T. Bauskett, a newspaperman and congressional clerk, was appointed state historian to write a history of Florida.  The project was funded by the Florida legislature for two years (Ch. 6135, Laws, 1911).  Bauskett prepared a manuscript, but it was never published.
Summary:     The collection consists primarily of Bauskett's manuscript for his history of Florida.  Included are research materials and some correspondence relating to the project.  The history spans the 1770s through the early 20th century.  The chapters cover the scope of Florida's history, with significant documentation of Indian affairs, Andrew Jackson, and the Civil War.  Biographical information on the author includes a photograph and an obituary.
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Ownership/Custodial History: The donors are the granddaughters of William T. Bauskett.
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Subject Access Fields: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Seminole Indians Wars
Florida History Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida History
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