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Material Information

Title:
George Gandy Papers
Physical Description:
0.42 : (1 box) ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Gandy, George, 1851-1946

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Bridges -- Design and construction -- Florida -- Tampa Bay   ( lcsh )
Real estate developers -- Correspondence -- Florida   ( lcsh )
History -- Gandy Bridge (Hillsborough County, Fla.)   ( lcsh )
History -- Gulf Coast (Fla.) -- 20th century   ( lcsh )
History -- Tampa (Fla.) -- 20th century   ( lcsh )
Genre:
ead   ( sobekcm )

Notes

Scope and Content:
Collection consists of records generated by companies that George S. Gandy was affiliated with, including the Emigrant Gulch Mines Company, Florida West Coast Development Company, St. Petersburg Gulf Railway Company, and Gandy Bridge Company.  Records include financial documents, land and stockholder warrants, mortgages, receipts, and articles of agreement.  Assorted papers include typed and holograph correspondence and newspaper clippings.
Preferred Citation:
George Gandy Papers, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Biographical:
George S. Gandy, a Philadelphia contractor, initiated the construction of the Gandy Bridge in 1922.  On November 20, 1924, the bridge opened as one of the longest toll bridges in the world, at the cost of $3 million, linking Tampa and St. Petersburg.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
None.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - G03
usfldc handle - u29.18-g03-ead
System ID:
SFS0031837:00001


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None.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.
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George Gandy Papers, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
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Scope and Contents
Collection consists of records generated by companies that George S. Gandy was affiliated with, including the Emigrant Gulch Mines Company, Florida West Coast Development Company, St. Petersburg Gulf Railway Company, and Gandy Bridge Company.  Records include financial documents, land and stockholder warrants, mortgages, receipts, and articles of agreement.  Assorted papers include typed and holograph correspondence and newspaper clippings.
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George Gandy Papers
1905-1941
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Folder 1
Correspondence
1920, 1924, 1928, 1941
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1
2
Financial Documents Bills and Receipts
1917, 1920, 1923-1924, 1929
id73
1
3
Financial Documents Bond List
1931
id74
1
4
Legal Documents Mortgage Agreements
1912
id75
1
5
Miscellaneous
1941, 1944, n.d.
id76
1
6
Newspaper Clippings
1926-1928
id77
1
7
Emigrant Gulch Mines Company Agreements
1906
id78
1
8
Emigrant Gulch Mines Company Correspondence
1907, 1912-1913, 1916
id79
1
9
Emigrant Gulch Mines Company Correspondence
1925, 1926, n.d.
id80
1
10
Emigrant Gulch Mines Company Financial Documents
1904, 1906, 1912
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1
11
Emigrant Gulch Mines Company Legal Briefs
1912
id82
1
12
Emigrant Gulch Mines Company Miscellaneous
1905-1906, n.d.
id83
1
13
Florida West Coast Development Company Bulletins
Sept. 1927
id84
1
14
Florida West Coast Development Company Correspondence
1925-1928
id85
1
15
Florida West Coast Development Company Maps Homosassa District
n.d.
id86
1
16
Florida West Coast Development Company Miscellaneous
1925
id87
1
17
Florida West Coast Development Company Reports Annual Meeting
Dec. 1927
id88
1
18
Florida West Coast Development Company Reports Miscellaneous
1927
id89
1
19
Florida West Coast Development Company Warrants
April 1925; Feb. and June, 1927
id90
1
20
Florida West Coast Development Company Prospectus
Jan. and Sept. 1927
id91
1
21
Gandy Bridge Company Correspondence
1926-1927, n.d.
id92
1
22
Gandy Bridge Company Newspaper Advertisements
n.d.
id93
1
23
Gandy Bridge Company Prospectus
1925-1937
id94
1
24
Gandy Bridge Company Miscellaneous
1924, 1926-1927, n.d.
id95
1
25
Gandy Bridge Company Proposed Caplitalization
1922
id96
1
26
Gandy Bridge Company Reports
1929, 1931, n.d.
id97
1
27
Gandy Bridge Company Toll Receipts
1925-1941
id98
1
28
Gandy Shores Real Estate Development Miscellaneous
n.d.
id99
1
29
La Plaza Theatre Miscellaneous
1913-1914
id100
1
30
St. Petersburg Gulf Railway Company Agreements
1917-1918
id101
1
31
St. Petersburg Gulf Railway Company Correspondence
1916-1917
id102
1
32
St. Petersburg Gulf Railway Company Financial Documents
1916-1918