Group Title: Historic Biscuit
Title: Color Images
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 Material Information
Title: Color Images
Series Title: Historic Biscuit that is part of artifact collection
Physical Description: Photograph
Language: English
Creator: Albert P. McIntosh and Sarah (Sallie) Burwell
Publisher: Albert P. McIntosh and Sarah (Sallie) Burwell
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Florida
Tallahassee, Florida
Brooksville, Florida
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright Date: 1913
Abstract: As the story goes, In 1913 a UF student was so displeased with campus food that he mailed a biscuit to a friend to show how inedible the food was. The biscuit, stamped and addressed, has survived these many years and the Libraries’ Preservation Department has ensured it will survive many more. The actual biscuit can be seen in Special Collections, inside its protective housing, or online in black and white and in color and zoomable. On July 24, 2009, Elizabeth Henderson provided further details, explaining that her father Albert P. McIntosh was a Sub-Freshman at UF in 1913, from Brooksville, Florida. He sent this biscuit to Sarah (Sally) Burwell, a friend from Brooksville as a joke. She returned it to him in Tallahassee, August, 1943. He presented it to Univ/Florida in the mid 1970’s. The story of this biscuit was told to Elizabeth Henderson when she was a child, and she was present when Sallie returned the biscuit to Albert.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00032099
Volume ID: VID00002
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.

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