Library Archives Manuscript Collection - A0054

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A0054 – J.T. Reece Taxidermist Collection

 

DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title: J.T. Reece Collection
Date span: 1936-1964
Physical description: 4.25 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Creator(s): J.T. Reece
Language note: English

 

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

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: Unknown

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

 

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Historical Note:  J.T. Reece Taxidermy was opened in 1936. 

Scope and Content Note: Ledgers, cancelled checks, and signs from the J.T. Reece Taxidermy shop in Ft. Lauderdale.

Condition Note: Box 2 is restricted due to the presence of black mold

Processing Information: Collection processed in 2017 / sms
Date of Finding Aid: April 2019 / gc

 

CONTAINER LIST

Box 1
Cancelled checks, noted as being for a boat captain as commission for referring Reece
Ledger of taxidermy work, 1936-1964, including the date of order, client, shipped date, price, and which creature

Box 2
Ledger, restricted due to black mold

Box 3: Two signs:
“Agent for J.T. Reece Taxidermist”
“J.T. Reece Taxidermist Ft Lauderdale”