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Bradford-Eppes Family Collection

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This collection is comprised of two physical collections held in FSU Special Collections. The first collection is the personal papers of Susan Branch Bradford Eppes (1848-1942), best known for her written works on Florida history and civic activities in Tallahassee, Florida. Her papers include a biography of Eppes, correspondence, typescript works by Eppes, documentation of the Eppes and Bradford families of Tallahassee, Florida, and publications and photographs collected by Eppes. For more information on these materials visit the collection’s finding aid.

The second collection is the Pine Hill Plantation Papers, 1832-1926. It includes materials on the American Civil War, the Eppes family, specifically Susan Bradford Eppes and Dr. Edward Bradford, information on plantation life, photographs of the Eppes-Bradford families and properties as well as manuscripts by Susan Bradford Eppes. For more information on these materials visit the collection’s finding aid.

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Indian Jane
Indian Jane
This manuscript by Susan Bradford Eppes documents the life of a young Seminole woman "Indian Jane" and her marriage to a white man named William Austin during the American Civil War. Upon Austin's death, Confederate Colonel Bradford was named executive of his estate and guardian to the Austin children and their mother returned to her native lifestyle.
Indian Jane
Indian Jane
This manuscript by Susan Bradford Eppes documents the life of a young Seminole woman "Indian Jane" and her marriage to a white man named William Austin during the American Civil War. Upon Austin's death, Confederate Colonel Bradford was named executive of his estate and guardian to the Austin children and their mother returned to her native lifestyle.
January 1st 1877
January 1st 1877
This manuscript documents impact and politics of the following govenors of Florida: George F. Drew (1877), William D. Bloxham (1881), Edward A. Perry (1885), Francis P. Fleming (1889), and Henry L. Mitchel (1893).

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