A0016 – Boynton Beach and Florida Tourism Collection

A0016 – Boynton Beach and Florida Tourism Collection



Title: Boynton Beach and Florida Tourism Collection
 Date span: c. 1920-1990
 Physical description: 1 linear ft (2 boxes)
 Language note: English
 Closed or open collection: open


Restriction on access: The collection is available for supervised use by appointment during normal Boynton Beach City Library hours. Users are required to complete a registration form and comply with the library’s regulations governing use.

Terms governing use and reproduction: Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). The Boynton Beach City Library adheres to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any use of a reproduction in excess of “fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement.

Acquisition information: Betsy Berger (2013.001); Tim Jones (2013.002); Norman Cook through the Boynton Cultural Center (2015.014); Susan Swiatosz (2017.003); Betty Thomas, Anne Ruffino, Sam Marks (2017.017); Marvin Benson & Betty Thomas (2017.018); Purchased from New World Maps (2017.008, 2017.016)

Preferred Citation: Collection title including series, box, and folder numbers, Boynton Beach City Library



Scope and Content Note: Collected and donated ephemera associated with Florida tourism.

Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
Promotional materials

Arrangement Note: Arranged by type of material.
Processing Information: Collection processed 2017 / sms 
Date of finding aid: March 2019 / gc



Box 1
Series 1: Souvenirs, Boynton Beach & General Florida
1. Match covers
2. Flamingo pin, Hialeah 1971
3. Sunshine State ash tray
4. Boynton Beach tea towel
5. 2 autographed baseball
6. Souvenir plate of White Hall, PB, from Lenora Fenson Raborn 
7. Fan “Citrus Observation Tower” (2013.001)
8. 2003 World Series Cards (3)
9. Coasters
10. HouzeArt souvenir glass cards 
11. Set of 4 plates (2017.018)
12. Boynton Beach playing cards
13. State of Florida playing cards

Box 2 (Incomplete list)
Series 2: Boynton Beach & Area Promotional Literature
1. Sea Mist Marina cruises brochure (2015.014)
2. Knollwood Groves
3. Lee Manor Inn
4. Rotary Club
5. Stillwater Cruises (2015.014)
6. Official Guide of Delray Beach, Florida, including a fishing guide. By Merritt Hilliard and Paul Hays. Distributed by the Chamber of Commerce and Junior Chamber of Commerce. 1953 edition


Series 3: Literature from Local Attractions
1. Parrot Jungle
2. Paddlewheet Queen, Ft Lauderdale
3. Monkey Jungle Miami
4. Hialeah Racetrack Miami
5. Sailfish Marina Restaurant
6. James Melton Autorama Hypolux brochure c. 1956

Series 4: Orange Crate Labels 

Series 5: General Florida Tourism Literature
1. Main Street
2. FECR hotels 1901
3. Guide to museums 1977
4. Prints from Florida from Indian Trail to Space Age, a History, Vol. 1 by Dr. Charlton Tebeau and Ruby Leach Carson, 1965, by Norval E. Packwood, Jr.