The Joseph A. Kelleher Collection
Joseph A. Kelleher donated a large number of items, including books, promotional materials, and 148 maps in 1964. Kelleher was a land developer and entrepreneur who owned large real estate holdings in Florida and the Bahamas.
This collection focuses on Florida and the Bahamas and includes a number of real estate development maps. Selected maps in this collection include: "Springs of Florida, map of Florida showing locations of selected springs," by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Florida Geological Survey, Williams & Heintz Co., Washington, D.C., 1940 ed. reprinted 1944; "Map of the Everglades Drainage District of Florida," West Palm Beach, Fla., 1948; "Apalachee Bay, United States-Gulf Coast, Florida," hydrography and topography by the Coast and Geodetic Survey, with additions and revisions from the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, 1952; and "Florida Intracoastal Waterway, Miami to Elliott Key," hydrography and topography by the Coast and Geodetic Survey with additions & revisions from the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, 1949.