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Material Information

Title:
Bearss Family Papers
Physical Description:
0.83 : (2 boxes) ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Bearss Family
Bearss, Amanda Jeffries
Bearss, Isaac W, 1844-1932
Bearss, William Otterbein

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Bearss Avenue (Tampa, Fla.) –- History   ( lcsh )
Carrollwood (Fla.) –- History   ( lcsh )
Lake Magdelene (Fla.) –- History   ( lcsh )
Genre:
ead   ( sobekcm )

Notes

Scope and Content:
Includes account books of William O. Bearss, tax assessments, abstract titles of land, Amanda Bearss’ autobiography (manuscript, photocopy and typescript form), and assorted family papers documenting the family’s citrus and other agricultural enterprises, land dealings and activities.
Preferred Citation:
Bearss Family papers, Special Collections Department,  Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Acquisition:
Paul and Mary Bearss
Biographical:
In 1894 Reverend Isaac W. Bearss brought his family, friends, and several fellow church members from Missouri to the Carrollwood/Lake Magdelene area of Hillsborough County where he established Florida’s first United Brethren Church (later, the Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church). The Bearss family played a significant social and economic role in the northern part of Hillsborough County. Bearss Avenue and Lake Magdalene were named in honor of the family.

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 - B07
usfldc handle - u29.176-b07-ead
System ID:
SFS0031992:00001


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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 Bearss Family Papers
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Fax: 813-396-9006
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bioghist altrender History 545 Family History:
In 1894 Reverend Isaac W. Bearss brought his family, friends, and several fellow church members from Missouri to the Carrollwood/Lake Magdelene area of Hillsborough County where he established Floridas first United Brethren Church (later, the Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church). The Bearss family played a significant social and economic role in the northern part of Hillsborough County. Bearss Avenue and Lake Magdalene were named in honor of the family.
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This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Corporate Name:
610 subject Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church (Fla.) -- History
Geographic Name:
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Carrollwood (Fla.) History
Lake Magdelene (Fla.) History
Personal Name:
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Bearss, Isaac, W., 1844-1932
Bearss, William Otterbein
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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
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Administrative Information
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Acquisition Information:
Donation.
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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 http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.
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Preferred Citation:
Bearss Family papers, Special Collections Department,  Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
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Arrangement of Materials:
Alphabetical.
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Scope and Contents
Includes account books of William O. Bearss, tax assessments, abstract titles of land, Amanda Bearss autobiography (manuscript, photocopy and typescript form), and assorted family papers documenting the familys citrus and other agricultural enterprises, land dealings and activities.
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Account Books
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Inventory and General Information.
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Account Books [I.W. Bearss; Missouri]
1868 to 1875
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Account Books [W.O. Bearss]
1909 to 1914
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Account Books [W. O. Bearss]
1915 to 1920
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Account Books [W. O. Bearss]
1920 to 1923
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Account Books [W. O. Bearss]
1927 to 1935
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Account Books [W. O. Bearss]
1935 to 1938
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Account Books [W. O. Bearss]
1939 to 1942
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Account Books [W. O. Bearss]
1942 to 1945
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Bearss, Amanda Jeffries Autobiography Manuscript to School District 2
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Bearss, Amanda Jeffries Autobiography Manuscript
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Bearss, Amanda Jeffries Autobiography Photocopy.
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Bearss, Amanda Jeffries Autobiography Typescript
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Bearss, Paul Citrus
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Bearss, William O. Citrus Mediterranean Fruit Fly
1929
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2
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Bearss, William O. Tax Assessments.
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2
7
Bearss, William O. Tax Returns
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2
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Magdalene Community Council Minute Book
1926 to 1930
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2
9
Land Abstract of Title, T27S, R18E, S34
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2
10
Land Abstract of Title, T28S, R18E, S4
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2
11
Land Abstract of Title, T28S, R18E, S4
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2
12
Miscellaneous.
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School District 2




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Includes account books of William O. Bearss, tax assessments, abstract titles of land, Amanda Bearss autobiography (manuscript, photocopy and typescript form), and assorted family papers documenting the familys citrus and other agricultural enterprises, land dealings and activities.
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