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Archival description
1940-1942
S04 · Series · 1940 - 1942
Part of George Merrick Papers - 1899-1955

Box 10

1
Correspondence: A
2
Correspondence: B
3
Correspondence: C
4
Correspondence: D-E
5
Correspondence: F
6
Correspondence: G
7
Correspondence: H
8
Correspondence: J-K
9
Correspondence: L
10-11
Correspondence: M
12
Correspondence: N
13
Correspondence: 0
14
Correspondence: P-Q
15
Correspondence: R
16
Correspondence: S

Box 11

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Correspondence: T
2
Correspondence: U-V
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Correspondence: W
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Correspondence: Y-Z
5
Fairchild Tropical Garden
6
Knowles, Evelyn
7
Kuhn, Donald
8
Miami Chamber of Commerce
9
Miami Pioneers, Inc.
10
Newspaper articles
11
Pan American Airways
12-18
Post Master appointment

Box 12

1-5
Post Master appointment
6-7
Post Master period
8
Post Office Talks
9-10
Southern Drainage District
11
Trantham, R.S.
12
Traveler’s Aid Society
13
University of Miami
14
University notebook of poetry

S03 · Series · 1930s
Part of George Merrick Papers - 1899-1955

Box 6

1
American Society of Planning Officials
2
Applications
3
Biltmore Hotel--Southeastern Planning Conference meeting
4-5
Blacks in Dade County
6-7
Civic and political activities
8
Combs, W. H., Sr.—Dade County Planning Board
9
Coral Way
10-12
Correspondence handled and answered
13-14
Correspondence handled not answered
15
County Causeway beautification plan
16-18
Dade County Planning Board

Box 7

1-5
Dade County Planning Board
6
Dade County Planning Board—designs
7-8
Dade County Planning Board—resolutions
9-11
Dade County Planning Council
12-14
Dade County Zoning Commission (1937)
15-17
Dade County Zoning Commission (1938)

Box 8

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Dade County Zoning Commission (1938)
4
Dade County Zoning Commission (1939)
5
Everglades National Park Project
6
Florida East Coast railroad depot
7
Florida Historical Society
8-9
Florida State Planning Board
10
Hurricane shelter policy
11
King, Elisha A., Dr.—Dade County Planning Board
12-17
Minutes of meetings—Dade County Planning Board
18
Minutes of meetings—Dade County Planning Council
19
Minutes of meetings—Dade County Zoning Commission
20
Miscellaneous

Box 9

1-3
Montgomery, M.L.—Florida State Planning Board
4
Newspaper articles re: planning
5
Newspaper articles re: zoning
6-7
Notice of meetings
8
Planning, 1940-1941
9
Projects approved
10
Projects file
11
Projects requested
12-13
Public correspondence re: zoning and development
14
Redd, J. D.—Dade County Planning Board
15
Regional Planning Association
16
Resignations
17
Stevens, T. T.—Dade County Planning Board
18
Turner, Cecil A.—Dade County Planning Board
19
University of Miami resolutions
20-21
Works Progress Administration

HMA0060 · Collection · 1899-1955 (predominant: 1930-1942)

Correspondence, clippings, brochures, maps, real estate records and related papers trace the activities of George Merrick, founder of the city of Coral Gables. Most of the collection pertains to the 1930s and later years, including a substantial amount on the Dade County Planning Board.

Warranty deeds dated 1899 and 1903 for Solomon Merrick record the purchase of the original Merrick property in what would become Coral Gables and for three lots in downtown Miami.

Letter from Rev. J. D. Kuykendall congratulating Merrick on his design for Coral Gables and suggests adding a college to the plan.

Letter offering properties for sale to George Merrick, circa 1935.

Dade County County Commission appointment for George Merrick and stock certificate. 1915.

Merrick, George Edgar, 1886-1942