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Object ID 1997.064.0080
Object Name Documents
Year Range from 1947.0
Year Range to 1996.0
Collection James Brailey Odham Collection
Title James Brailey Odham Collection
Scope & Content The James Brailey Odham Collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, and certificates associated mainly with his attempted political career and some personal business interests from 1946 to 1996. The collection is divided into five (5) series:

Series I, Certificates (1948-1960): Awards from Junior Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis, State of Florida, and Sigma Lambda Chi.

Series II, Correspondence (1951-1996): Political letters from a variety of individuals including John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy.

Series III, Campaign Literature (1952-1956): Editorials and letters from Odham's run for Governor of Florida in 1952 and 1954, as well as his campaign for US Senate in 1964.

Series IV. Miscellaneous (1961-1994): contains assorted miscellaneous items, including a signed copy of the House of Representatives Restaurant Menu and a US Navy Reunion of Officers mailing.

Series V, Scrapbooks (1947-1966): Collection of newspaper clippings organized by a Tampa, FL clipping firm for Odham's Florida House of Representatives (1947-1948), unsuccessful campaigns for Governor in 1952 and 1954, and his unsuccessful campaign for United States Senate in 1964. Also includes scrapbooks created by Odham about Orlando history and Florida Care, Inc.
Condition Good
Dates of Creation 1947-1996, bulk 1952-1964
People Chapin, Linda
Collins, LeRoy, Governor
Holland, Spessard
Kennedy, John F.
Kennedy, Robert F.
McCarty, Dan
Novello, Angela M.
Odham, James Brailey
Odham, Louise T.
Seigenthaler, John
Shapiro, Harold
Westwood, Dick
Search Terms Campaigns
Elections
Florida Care
Florida Milk Commission
Governor
Headstart
House of Representatives
Kingswood Manor
National Politics
Orange County Office of Economic Opportunity
Politics
Real Estate
Scrapbooks
Senate
State Politics
Sunland Estates
Voters
Voting
Containers I. Certificates
II. Correspondence -- Political
III. Campaign Literature -- First Brailey Odham Meeting
III. Campaign Literature -- 1952 Governor Race -- McCarty
III. Campaign Literature -- 1952 Governor Race -- Odham
IV. Miscellaneous
V. Scrapbooks -- United States Senate Race, Odham vs. Holland, O Part 1
V. Scrapbooks -- Florida Legislature
V. Scrapbooks -- Florida Legislature
III. Campaign Literature -- FSU Odham for Governor Club
III. Campaign Literature -- State of Florida Election Totals
V. Scrapbooks -- Governor's Campaign
V. Scrapbooks -- Florida Milk Commission
V. Scrapbooks -- Florida Milk Commission and Real Estate Development Projects
V. Scrapbooks -- United States Senate Race, Odham vs. Holland, A-D Part 1
V. Scrapbooks -- United States Senate Race, Odham vs. Holland, E-F Part 2
V. Scrapbooks -- United States Senate Race, Odham vs. Holland, G-I Part 1
V. Scrapbooks -- United States Senate Race, Odham vs. Holland, J-L Part 2
V. Scrapbooks -- United States Senate Race, Odham vs. Holland, M-N
V. Scrapbooks -- United States Senate Race, Odham vs. Holland, P Part 2
V. Scrapbooks -- United States Senate Race, Odham vs. Holland, R-S
V. Scrapbooks -- United States Senate Race, Odham vs. Holland, T Part 1
V. Scrapbooks -- United States Senate Race, Odham vs. Holland, T-Z Part 2
V. Scrapbooks -- Governor's Races 1952-1954
V. Scrapbooks -- Florida Care, Inc.
V. Scrapbooks -- Orlando History
III. Campaign Literature -- United States Senate Race