Collins, LeRoy (Violist)

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Thomas LeRoy (1909-1991) was a Florida State Representative, Senator, and Governor (1935-1961) and served in several positions for various Florida and U.S. governmental agencies and national committees (1961-1989); during his years as governor, he worked to strengthen Florida's education system, created the first community colleges in the state, and promoted industry, agriculture and tourism through state sponsorship.

From the description of LeRoy Collins Letters 1966-1968. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 39779708

Thomas LeRoy Collins (1909-1991) was a Florida State Representative, Senator, and Governor (1935-1961) and served in several positions for various Florida and U.S. governmental agencies and national committees (1961-1989).

From the description of Thomas LeRoy Collins Papers, 1909-1991, (bulk 1961-1991). (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 39779612

Governor of Florida, 1955-1961.

Native of Tallahassee, Florida; president of the National Association of Broadcasters; first director of the Federal Community Relations Service under President Lyndon B. Johnson.

From the description of [Papers] 1953-1968. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record id: 50647788

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referencedIn Minow, Newton N., 1926-. Papers, 1954-1965. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Voegeli, Martha. Papers, 1946-1965. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Carleton, William G. (William Graves), 1901-1982. Correspondence files, 1928-1982. University of Florida
creatorOf Collins, LeRoy. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
referencedIn Fuller, Walter P. (Walter Pliny), 1894-. Walter P. Fuller papers, 1918-1973. University of South Florida, USF Library
creatorOf Prohibition Party National Committee. Prohibition Party National Committee records, 1872-1972. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Folsom, James Elisha. Papers, 1938-1981. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Yaddo (Artist's colony). Music Group. Yaddo Festival concerts of Sunday, Sept. 11, 1938 [sound recording] / Yaddo Music Group. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Campbell, Doak S. (Doak Sheridan), 1888-1973. The Doak Campbell papers, 1935-1972. Florida State University
creatorOf Collins, LeRoy. Thomas LeRoy Collins Papers, 1909-1991, (bulk 1961-1991). Florida State University
creatorOf Junior League of Tallahassee (Tallahassee, Fla.). Oral histories, 1976-1977. Florida State Archive
referencedIn Sallie Baker Everett Papers, 1941-1961 East Carolina University, Joyner Library
creatorOf Yaddo (Artist's colony). Music Group. Yaddo Festival concerts of Saturday, Sept. 10, 1938 [sound recording] / Yaddo Music Group. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Ice, Jackson Lee. The Tallahassee civil rights oral history collection, 1956-1966. Florida State University
referencedIn Omicron Delta Kappa. Seminole Circle. FSU Omicron Delta Kappa records, 1950-2007 (inclusive) (bulk 1974-2003). Florida State University
creatorOf Collins, LeRoy. [Papers] 1953-1968. University of South Florida, USF Library
creatorOf Prohibition National Committee (U.S.). Prohibition National Committee records, 1872-1972. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Collins, LeRoy. [Remarks by Governor LeRoy Collins]. Jacksonville Public Library, Main Library
creatorOf Florida. Governor (1955-1961 : Collins). Correspondence, 1955-1961. Florida State Archive
creatorOf Collins, LeRoy. LeRoy Collins : commercial, 1968. University of Oklahoma, Political Community Archives
creatorOf Collins, LeRoy. LeRoy Collins Letters 1966-1968. Florida State University
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associatedWith Campbell, Doak S. (Doak Sheridan), 1888-1973. person
associatedWith Carleton, William G. (William Graves), 1901-1982. person
associatedWith Collins, Mary Call. person
associatedWith Democratic National Convention. corporateBody
correspondedWith Everett, Sallie Baker. person
associatedWith Florida. Governor (1955-1961 : Collins) corporateBody
associatedWith Flory, Daisy Parker, 1915-2006 person
associatedWith Folsom, James Elisha. person
associatedWith Fuller, Walter P. (Walter Pliny), 1894- person
associatedWith Johnson, Malcolm B. person
associatedWith Junior League of Tallahassee (Tallahassee, Fla.) corporateBody
associatedWith Minow, Newton N., 1926-. person
associatedWith National Association of Broadcasters. corporateBody
associatedWith Omicron Delta Kappa. Seminole Circle. corporateBody
associatedWith Prohibition National Committee (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Prohibition Party National Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Oklahoma. Political Commercial Archive. corporateBody
correspondedWith Voegeli, Martha. person
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony). Music Group. corporateBody
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony). Music Group. corporateBody
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Florida
Florida
Florida
United States
Florida
Subject
Politicians
School integration
Advertising, political
Governors--Biography
Television advertising
Governors--Archives
African Americans--Civil rights
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Politician/Florida Representative/Senator/Governor
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Active 1966

Active 1968

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