The Rare Map Collections

The Charlton W. Tebeau Collection

Charlton W. Tebeau served 32 years as a professor of history at the University of Miami, and dedicated 23 years as chairman of the History Department. He was one of the organizers of the Historical Association of Southern Florida and editor of its journal, Tequesta, for many years. In 1990, the Charlton W. Tebeau Chair in American History was established at the University of Miami in his honor.

Most of the 12 items in the Tebeau Collection are of Florida. They include: "Boundary Map, Big Cypress National Fresh Water Reserve, Florida," [19--?]; "Florida," New York: J.H. Colton & Co., 1855; and four photostat negatives of "Fort Taylor, Advanced Towers, Key West Island, Plans, Sections, Elevations & Details of Towers No. 1 & No. 2," 1863.