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Object ID 1999.034.0129
Object Name Documents
Year Range from 1920.0
Year Range to 1982.0
Collection Robert S. Carr Papers
Title Robert S. "Bob" Carr Papers
Scope & Content This collection consists of papers belonging to former Orlando Mayor Robert "Bob" Carr and his wife Jeanne. Specifically their involvement in with local Orlando business and civic organizations. The span dates for this collection are 1920-1982. This collection contains ten series:

Series I, Elected Office (1952-1968): Correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to Carr's campaigns for mayor of Orlando in 1956 and 1964.

Series II, Business Involvements (1928-1967): Correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to Carr's involvement in the Greater Orlando, Junior, and Holden Heights Chambers of Commerce. Includes in Box 1 FF 26 an editorial with comment from Joseph Brechner to Carr.

Series III, Civic Involvements (1938-1980): This is the largest series in the collection. It contains correspondence and newspaper clippings with numerous civic organizations. Including: Boy Scouts, Kiwanis, Community Chest, Orange County Hospital Association, Central Florida Civic Music Association, and many more.

Series IV, Personal Interest (1920-1967): Correspondence and newspaper clippings regarding Williams College (Massachusetts), University Club, and Orlando Yacht Club.

Series V, Campaigns for Others (1940-1954): Contains correspondence from various state and federal campaigns including Florida Senate, House, Governor and U. S. Senate.

Series VI, Religion (1938-1969): Correspondence.

Series VII, Military (1941-1961): Correspondence and certificates. Includes correspondence while he was a member of the War Production Board from 1942-1944.

Series VIII, Mrs. Carr (1939-1982): Correspondence, membership yearbooks, and newspaper clippings from various civic organizations that Jeanne Carr was involved with.

Series IX, Death and Memorials (1967-1981): Correspondence, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Mayor Carr's death.

Series X, Miscellaneous (1939-1971): Includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, and booklets pertaining to a variety of topics.

Condition Good
Dates of Creation 1920-1982, bulk 1942-1967
People Andrews, Charles Oscar, Senator
Brechner, Joseph L.
Carr, Robert Spencer (Bob)
Carr, Jeanne
Carr, William C.
Collins, LeRoy, Governor
Gay, Clarence M.
Leedy, Loomis C.
McCarty, Dan
Rose, Walter W.
Smathers, George A.
Search Terms American Legion
American Red Cross
Board of Public Instruction
Bob Carr Municipal Auditorium
Boy Scouts of America
Boys' Club of Orlando
Campaigns
Central Florida Music Association
Central Title and Trust Company
City of Orlando
Civic Organizations
Clubs
Committee of 100
Community Chest of Orlando
Correspondence
Death
Dedication
Directories
Elections
Florida Society for Crippled Children
Funerals
Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce
Holden Heights Chamber of Commerce
Hospitals
Junior Chamber of Commerce
Kiwanis Club of Orlando
League of Women Voters
Mayors
Mead Botanical Garden
Memoriam
Military
Municipal Auditorium
Orange County Defense Council
Orange County Health Association
Orange County Hospital Association
Orange County Hospital Board
Orange County School Board
Orange County Veterans Advisory Council
Orange County Welfare Council
Orange Memorial Hospital
Orlando Day Nursery Association
Orlando Garden Club
Orlando Yacht Club
Orlando, FL
Politics
Religion
Speeches
State Politics
Symphony Orchestra of Central Florida
Tuberculosis
USO (United Service Organizations)
University Club of Orlando
War Production Board
Washington Shores
Wednesday Music Club
Williams College
WLOF-TV
World War II
Young Women's Community Club
Containers I. Elected Office -- Board of Public Instruction
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Orange County School Board
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1956 -- Forms
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1956 -- Public Addresses
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1956 -- Newspaper clippings
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1956 -- Donations
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1956 -- Correspondence (Pre-Election)
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1956 -- Correspondence (Post-Election)
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1956 -- Miscellaneous
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1964 -- Election Application
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1964 -- Platform
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1964 -- Biography
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1964 -- Public Statements
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1964 -- Advertisements
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1964 -- Newspaper clippings
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1964 -- Endorsements
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1964 -- Correspondence
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1964 -- Run-Off Election Returns
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1964 -- Certificate of Election
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1964 -- Miscellaneous
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Mayor, 1966
I. Elected Office -- Campaigning -- Miscellaneous
I. Elected Office -- Election Congratulations
I. Elected Office -- Government Accomplishments
II. Business Involvements -- Company Business -- Central Title and Trust Company
II. Business Involvements -- Company Business -- Miscellaneous
II. Business Involvements -- Chambers of Commerce -- Junior Chamber of Commerce
II. Business Involvements -- Chambers of Commerce -- Greater Orlando Chamber
II. Business Involvements -- Chambers of Commerce -- Greater Orlando Chamber
II. Business Involvements -- Chambers of Commerce -- Greater Orlando Chamber
II. Business Involvements -- Chambers of Commerce -- Holden Heights
II. Business Involvements -- Chambers of Commerce -- Miscellaneous
III. Civic Involvements -- Scouting
III. Civic Involvements -- Kiwanis
III. Civic Involvements -- Community Chest
III. Civic Involvements -- Orange County Welfare Council
III. Civic Involvements -- Orange County Health Association
III. Civic Involvements -- American Legion
III. Civic Involvements -- Orange County Hospital Association
III. Civic Involvements -- Central Florida Civic Music Association
III. Civic Involvements -- Orange County Hospital Board
III. Civic Involvements -- Orange County Defense Council
III. Civic Involvements -- Civil Defense
III. Civic Involvements -- Golden Deeds Award
III. Civic Involvements -- Orange County Veteran's Advisory Council
III. Civic Involvements -- Community and Planning Council
III. Civic Involvements -- Orange County Tuberculosis and Health Association
III. Civic Involvements -- Functions
III. Civic Involvements -- Washington Shores, Inc.
III. Civic Involvements -- Symphony Orchestra of Central Florida, President
III. Civic Involvements -- American Red Cross
III. Civic Involvements -- Symphony Orchestra of Central Florida, President
III. Civic Involvements -- Florida Society for Crippled Children
III. Civic Involvements -- Recreation Board, City of Orlando
III. Civic Involvements -- Committee of One Hundred
III. Civic Involvements -- Amateur Softball Association of America
III. Civic Involvements -- Boys' Club of Orlando
III. Civic Involvements -- Miscellaneous
IV. Personal Interest -- Williams College
IV. Personal Interest -- University Club
IV. Personal Interest -- Bridge
IV. Personal Interest -- Orlando Yacht Club
IV. Personal Interest -- Miscellaneous
V. Campaigns for Others -- Florida Campaigns
VI. Religion -- Holy Bible
VII. Military -- United Service Organizations (U. S. O.)
VII. Military -- United Service Organizations (U. S. O.)
VII. Military -- Bond Selling
VII. Military -- Community Chest of Orlando
VII. Military -- War Production Board
VII. Military -- Army Day
VII. Military -- Potential Military Service Correspondence
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- The Mead Botanical Garden
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- American Red Cross
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- Young Women's Community Club
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- Young Women's Community Club
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- Wednesday Music Club Choral Group
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- Orlando Garden Club
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- Orange Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- Orlando Day Nursery Association
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- Orlando-Winter Park League of Women Voters
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- The Salvation Army
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- Miscellaneous
IX. Death and Memorials -- Death and Memorials
IX. Death and Memorials -- Death and Memorials
X. Miscellaneous -- Assorted Publications
IX. Death and Memorials -- Death and Memorials
IX. Death and Memorials -- Death and Memorials
IX. Death and Memorials -- Municipal Auditorium
X. Miscellaneous -- Tourism
X. Miscellaneous -- Insurance Information
X. Miscellaneous -- Correspondence
X. Miscellaneous -- Quito, Ecuador Trip
X. Miscellaneous -- Orlando and Florida Traffic Regulations
X. Miscellaneous -- Correspondence
X. Miscellaneous -- Biographical Information
X. Miscellaneous -- Certificates
X. Miscellaneous -- Oversize Material
IX. Death and Memorials -- Death and Memorials
VI. Religion -- First Presbyterian Church
VII. Military -- Autographed Books
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- Assorted Correspondence
VIII. Mrs. Carr -- Beta Sigma Phi Sorority