The Manning Julian Dauer Papers document his activities in professional and academic organizations and committees. The collection is divided into several series. The first series, covering the years 1923 to 1987, consists of Dauer's general correspondence with individuals and organizations, including C. Vann Woodward, Claude Pepper, Bob Graham, LeRoy Collins, William Carleton, and William McRae. Of particular interest are files pertaining to segregation, the Florida constitution, and elections and voters in the state.