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Material Information

Title:
Julia May Sampley Collection
Physical Description:
14.00 : (11.00 boxes) ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Sampley, Julia May, 1900-1974

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Palmetto weaving   ( lcsh )
Genre:
ead   ( sobekcm )

Notes

Scope and Content:
The collection contains papers related to the book iPalmetto Braiding and Weaving/i, which Julia May Sampley co-authored with Viva Cooke in the late 1940s. There are also several boxes containing samples of palmetto weaving, including baskets, fans, bottle jackets, decorative flutes, and hats. The papers include the original iPalmetto Braiding and Weaving/i manuscript, a copy of the published volume (autographed by Cooke), preliminary drafts, illustrations, correspondence, press clippings, promotional materials, and photographs, many of which document the Florida State Marketing Board. Interfiled with the manuscript are numerous braiding samples.
Preferred Citation:
Julia May Sampley Collection, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Acquisition:
Sampley family
Biographical:
Julia May Sampley was born in Fort Deposit, Alabama on May 23, 1900. She was the daughter of L. A. Sampley; her mother’s name is unknown. She graduated from Milton High School and then attended Draughns Business College in Montgomery, Alabama. She worked as a secretary for the Alger-Sullivan Lumber Company in Century, Florida and for the Bagdad Land and Lumber Company in Bagdad, Florida. Sampley then worked as an assistant to the State Director of Markets. She held that position in Jacksonville, before transferring with the Marketing Board to Winter Haven, Florida. The point at which she became involved with palmetto weaving is unknown, but her book iPalmetto Braiding and Weaving/i, co-written with Viva Cooke, was published in 1947. Sampley retired at Plant City, Florida where she was active in numerous civic organizations. She died on September 21, 1974 in Plant City, where she is also buried.

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 [url=http://www.copyright.gov/%C2%A0]http://www.copyright.gov/[/url]for more information.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - S02
usfldc handle - u29.122-s02-ead
System ID:
SFS0031939:00001


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LIB122
Tampa, FL, 33620-5400
URL: http://www.lib.usf.edu/
Email: rbernard@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-1622
Fax: 813-396-9006
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Guide to the Julia May Sampley Collection
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Julia May Sampley was born in Fort Deposit, Alabama on May 23, 1900. She was the daughter of L. A. Sampley; her mothers name is unknown. She graduated from Milton High School and then attended Draughns Business College in Montgomery, Alabama. She worked as a secretary for the Alger-Sullivan Lumber Company in Century, Florida and for the Bagdad Land and Lumber Company in Bagdad, Florida. Sampley then worked as an assistant to the State Director of Markets. She held that position in Jacksonville, before transferring with the Marketing Board to Winter Haven, Florida. The point at which she became involved with palmetto weaving is unknown, but her book emph render italic Palmetto Braiding and Weaving, co-written with Viva Cooke, was published in 1947.
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Julia May Sampley was born in Fort Deposit, Alabama on May 23, 1900. She was the daughter of L. A. Sampley; her mothers name is unknown. She graduated from Milton High School and then attended Draughns Business College in Montgomery, Alabama. She worked as a secretary for the Alger-Sullivan Lumber Company in Century, Florida and for the Bagdad Land and Lumber Company in Bagdad, Florida. Sampley then worked as an assistant to the State Director of Markets. She held that position in Jacksonville, before transferring with the Marketing Board to Winter Haven, Florida. The point at which she became involved with palmetto weaving is unknown, but her book Palmetto Braiding and Weaving, co-written with Viva Cooke, was published in 1947.
Sampley retired at Plant City, Florida where she was active in numerous civic organizations. She died on September 21, 1974 in Plant City, where she is also buried.
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Access Terms
This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Personal Name:
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Topical Term:
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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
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Administrative Information
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Acquisition Information:
The contents of the two manuscript boxes were received from Bennie L. Sampley (sister of Julia) in March 1993. Dick Griffith, Julias nephew, may have donated the objects in the collection in 1996, after Bennie Sampleys death in July of that year.
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Processing Information:
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Conditions Governing Access:
None.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at extref linktype simple show embed actuate onrequest href http:www.copyright.gov%C2%A0 http://www.copyright.gov/for more information.
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Preferred Citation:
Julia May Sampley Collection, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
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Related Materials:
Jessie C. Rohrer Papers, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
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Arrangement of Materials:
Collection is organized into series and subseries by type of material.
scopecontent
Scope and Contents
The collection contains papers related to the book Palmetto Braiding and Weaving, which Julia May Sampley co-authored with Viva Cooke in the late 1940s. There are also several boxes containing samples of palmetto weaving, including baskets, fans, bottle jackets, decorative flutes, and hats. The papers include the original Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript, a copy of the published volume (autographed by Cooke), preliminary drafts, illustrations, correspondence, press clippings, promotional materials, and photographs, many of which document the Florida State Marketing Board. Interfiled with the manuscript are numerous braiding samples.
COLLECTION METADATA
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Detailed List of Contents
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Scope and Contents
Series includes correspondence, drawings, illustrations, manuscripts, photographs, press clippings, and promotional materials. The bulk of the materials relate to the publication of Palmetto Braiding and Weaving (1947).
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Correspondence
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Folder 1
Correspondence
1943-1954
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1
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Correspondence Cooke, Viva
1947
id67272
1
3
Correspondence Sampley, Bennie
1947
id67273
1
4
Correspondence Wilson, William L.
1943
id67274
Drawings and Illustrations
id67275
1
id67276
1
5
Drawings Agricultural markets
id67277
1
6
Illustrations
id67278
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving
id67279
1
id67280
1
7
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving (autographed copy)
id67281
1
8
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving Draft with illustrations [2 of 3]
id67282
1
9
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving Draft with illustrations [3 of 3]
id67283
1
10
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Contents
id67284
1
11
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Introduction
id67285
1
12
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Chapter 1: Preparation of material
id67286
1
13
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Chapter 2: Braiding
id67287
1
14
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Chapter 3: Braids
id67288
1
15
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Chapter 4: Braids woven from the back
id67289
1
16
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Chapter 5: The spirals
id67290
1
17
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Chapter 6: Fancy braids
id67291
1
18
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Chapter 7: Trimming braids
id67292
1
19
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Chapter 8: Buttons
id67293
1
20
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Chapter 9: Pattern possibilities by color combination
id67294
1
21
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Chapter 10: The sewing of braids
id67295
1
22
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Chapter 11: Baskets, favors, fans, mats
id67296
1
23
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving manuscript Changes and additions
id67297
1
24
Palmetto Braiding and Weaving Publishing contract
id67298
1
25
Press clippings
1947-1948; 1951; 1961
id67299
1
26
Promotional materials
1947
id67300
1
27
Photographs for Palmetto Braiding and Weaving
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2
id67054
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1
Photographs, Part 1
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2
Photographs, Part 2
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3
Photographs, Part 3
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4
Photographs, Part 4
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2
5
Photographs, Part 5
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2
6
Photographs, Part 6
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Photographs, Part 7
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2
8
Negatives
id67052
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Fans
Scope and Contents
Box contains palmetto fans of various sizes and styles.
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4
Dolls and Figurines
Scope and Contents
Box contains a small collection of palmetto dolls and figurines.
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5
Lamps and Vases
Scope and Contents
Box contains glass vases and lamps with palmetto coverings.
id67065
6
Bottle Jackets (With Bottles)
Scope and Contents
Box contains bottles with braided and woven palmetto coverings.
id67066
7-9
Baskets
Scope and Contents
Box contains palmetto baskets of various sizes and styles.
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10
Hats and Book Covers
Scope and Contents
Box contains palmetto hats and book covers.
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11
Gourd Bowls
Scope and Contents
Box contains glass and gourd bowls with palmetto jackets.


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