Hillsborough County Collection

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Title

Hillsborough County Collection

Alternative Title

Hillsborough County Collection

Subject

Hillsborough County (Fla.)

Description

Collection of digital images, documents, and other records depicting the history of Hillsborough County, Florida. Series descriptions are based on special topics, the majority of which students focused their metadata entries around.

Hillsborough County was created from parts of Alachua County and Monroe County, on January 25, 1834. Hillsborough County was named in honor of Willis Hill, the Earl of Hillsborough and British Secretary of State for the Colonies from 1768 to 1772. Several counties have been created from land in Hillsborough: Charlotte County, DeSoto County, Hardee County, Manatee County, Pasco County, Pinellas County, Polk County, and Sarasota County.

Contributor

Cepero, Ray

Has Part

Brandon Collection, Hillsborough County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
Tampa Collection, Hillsborough County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Language

eng

Type

Collection

Coverage

Hillsborough County, Florida

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Hillsborough County History." Hillsborough County, Florida Government. http://www.hillsboroughcounty.org/index.aspx?nid=2578.
Robinson, Ernest Lauren. History of Hillsborough County, Florida; Narrative and Biographical. Saint Augustine, Fla: Record Co.--printers, 1928.
"Hillsborough County Maps." Exploring Florida. http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/maps/county/hillsbor/hillsbor.htm.

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