True, David O.

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Historian and editor.

From the description of Papers, 1575?-1969 (bulk 1944-1969). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70945686


David O. True was born in Racine, Wisconsin and settled in Florida by the early 1930s. A graduate of Colgate University who also completed two years of post-graduate work at the University of Chicago, he devoted much of his time to research, writing, and editorial work. He was especially interested in the history of cartography and the voyages of early explorers such as Giovanni da Verrazzano, John Cabot, Pánfilo de Narváez, Ponce de Leon, and Hernando de Soto.

From the description of David O. True papers, 1450-1992. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record id: 50681101

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referencedIn Julien Chandler Yonge Papers, 1925-1961 Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
creatorOf True, David O. Papers, 1575?-1969 (bulk 1944-1969). Historical Museum of Southern Florida
creatorOf True, David O. David O. True papers, 1450-1992. University of South Florida, USF Library
creatorOf TRUE, DAVID. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Yonge, Julien Chandler, 1879-1962. Papers, 1909-1961. University of Florida
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associatedWith Cabot, John, d. 1498? person
associatedWith Columbus, Christopher. person
associatedWith Douglas, Marjory Stoneman person
associatedWith Escalante Fontanedo, Hernando d'. person
associatedWith Goggin, John M. (John Mann), 1916-1963 person
associatedWith Narváez, Pánfilo de, d. 1528. person
associatedWith Soto, Hernando de, ca. 1500-1542. person
associatedWith Sturtevant, William C. person
associatedWith Verrazzano, Giovanni da, 1485-1528. person
associatedWith Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512. person
associatedWith Yonge, Julien Chandler, 1879-1962. person
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United States
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Historians--United States
Book editors--United States


Active 1450

Active 1992


Spanish; Castilian



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