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Griswold, Oliver Tudor, 1903-1964 Charles Deering estate (Cutler, Fla.) Audubon societies
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Charles Brookfield papers - circa 1920-1988?

  • HMA0083
  • Collection
  • circa 1920-1988?

Correspondence, clippings, photoprints, articles and files reflect Brookfield's interest as a Florida Keys lodge host, writer, environmentalist, fisherman, marine archaeology enthusiast, treasure hunter, and real estate investor. Correspondence includes letters on the early efforts of the Audubon Society to secure a portion of the James Deering estate as an Audubon bird sanctuary. Photographic prints are of the Bahamas, Elliott Key, and Florida, and date from the 1930s-1980s; most are identified.  Also included is a typed transcript of TMS Winchester's 1694 log book and the Captains log of the Dunkirk.

Oral interviews of Brookfield conducted by Randy Nimnicht, Love Dean and Judy and John Halas.

Brookfield, Charles Mann, 1903-1988