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Object ID 2001.022.0018
Object Name Documents
Year Range from 1892.0
Year Range to 1988.0
Collection Grace Chewning Collection
Title Grace Chewning Collection
Scope & Content This accretion of the Grace Chewning Collection includes materials relating to Orlando, FL government, businesses, and people. The collection is divided into three series:

Series I, Government and Politics (1915-1992): Most of the materials focus on the city of Orlando including correspondence, new sewage facility documents, and other agencies (Mayor's office, City Council/Commission, City Clerk's office, various appointed officials, administrative support, non-government agencies.

Series II, Business (1892-1990): contain materials pertaining to various businesses in the area, including banking, The First, F. A., food industry, Orlando Food Palace, and railways (Associated Railway Land Development of Florida).

Series III, People (1929-1934, 1980): Carl Langford election poster mock-up and A. D. Symonds and Sons and Symonds Fruit Company papers. Also includes the A.D.S. citrus label.
Condition Good
Dates of Creation 1892-1988, bulk 1951-1980
People Allman, Barbara
Baker, John Alden
Branch, W. S., Jr.
Drew, Benjamin
Duke, James K.
Frederick, Bill
Giles, James L.
Gillespie, Wylie W.
Hyer, R. L.
Laney, Marion G.
Langford, Carl T.
Phillips, Howard
Reynolds, W. H.
Sims, W. T.
Symonds, A. D.
Symonds, Henry S.
Van Duyne, Giles
Walker, Dillon K.
Search Terms A. D. Symonds and Sons
Associated Railway Land Department of Florida
Citrus Industry
Citrus Labels
City Hall
City of Orlando Government
Orange County, FL
Orlando Food Palace
Orlando, FL
Symonds Fruit Company
The First, F. A.
Containers Mayor James L. Giles Correspondence
Orlando Sanitary Sewer Improvement Bids
Orlando City Commissioners Correspondence
City of Orlando Survey of Administrative Procedures City Clerk's Office Report
Proposed Salaries for Appointed Officials Ephemera
City of Orlando Blank Certificates
The First, F. A. Annual Reports
The First, F. A. Grand Opening Ephemera
Orlando Food Palace Prints
1892 Section Map of Orange County, Florida
Carl Langford Retirement Party Poster
Symonds Fruit Company Papers
"The City Beautiful: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow" Orlando Promotional Booklet