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West Florida Seminary (Tallahassee, Fla.)

 Organization

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

A Century of Tallahassee Girls, 1824-1924

 Collection — Container: HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: 00-HP-2007-056
Scope and Contents "A Century of Tallahassee Girls: As Viewed from the Leaves of their Diaries," collected and compiled by Clara R. Hayden.
Dates: Created: undated

Anaxagorean Literary Society Constitution and By-Laws

 Collection — Box: 1729
Identifier: MSS 2001-05
Scope and Contents Pamphlet entitled "Constitution and by-laws of the Anaxagorean Literary Society, Tallahassee Florida, 1901." It bears the signature of A. A. Murphree, President of the West Florida Seminary at that time.
Dates: Created: 1901; Other: Date acquired: 04/04/2001

Florida State College for Women Student Record Books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00-MSS 2009-003
Scope and Contents The Student Record Books contain information about each student who attended the State Seminary West of the Suwanee River from 1890-1899, the Florida State College, from 1905-1909, and Florida State College for Women, from 1913-1927. Data includes student name, name of parent or guardian, city of residence, date of admittance and graduation, courses taken, and grades.
Dates: Created: 1890-1927; Other: Majority of material found in 1913-1927

Florida State University Historical Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00-HPUA 2016-003
Scope and Contents The Florida State University Historical Photograph Collection is a large and diverse array of visual materials ranging from the late-19th to the 21st century. Formats represented include black and white and color photographic prints; 35mm, 120mm, and 4x5 acetate negatives; and other various kinds of small photographic ephemera including postcards, leaflets, and promotional materials. The bulk of this collection was produced by an official Florida State University entity or department with the express purpose of publication, dissemination, or otherwise public-facing service for the University. The majority of photographs pertain to specific academic departments, student clubs and...
Dates: 1880-2010; Majority of material found in 1910-1990

Major James Lucius Cross Correspondence

 Collection — Container: OS Box 1
Identifier: 01-MSS 1997-003
Scope and Contents 17 original, handwritten letters, mostly written by James Lucius Cross, arranged chronologically. Some of the letters have been photocopied. Topics include his military experiences and the death of his young wife. Correspondents include his mother, brother, sister, and Francis Eppes. Seven of the letters are datelined from Tallahassee, where he lived and taught at the West Florida Seminary, including a letter from just after the Civil War (December 1865), where he worked for the United States Government shipping ordnance from Florida to South Carolina.
Dates: Created: 1861-1865; Other: Majority of material found in 1861-1862; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1993

Minutes Book of the Florida Institute

 Collection — Container: 1 book
Identifier: 00-MSS 96-10
Scope and Contents Minutes Book, 1856-1905, containing minutes of meetings held at the Florida Institute, the Seminary West of the Suwanee River, and Florida State College.

Also listed as MSS 0-364.
Dates: Created: 1856-1905

Platonic Debating Society Book

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00-MSS 2008-007
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one bound volume, containing minutes taken at Platonic Debating Society meetings and the Society's constitution and by-laws.
Dates: Created: 1897-1904

President A.A. Murphree Letterpress Books and Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1340a-1342
Identifier: 01-MSS 86-08
Scope and Contents This collection contains President Albert Alexander Murphree's official presidential correspondence as well as his personal correspondence. It includes letters concerning his work as editor and publisher of the Florida School Exponent, the only teacher's journal in Florida, which began publication in 1894.
Dates: Created: 1902-1908

Scarborough Gifts: Morgan and Carn Papers

 Collection — Box: 513
Identifier: MSS 0-215
Scope and Contents Several booklets, pamphlets, and other catalogues pertaining to past history of Florida State University and its predecessor institutions. Especially interesting is a catalogue of the Seminary West of the Suwannee River, 1892-1893, and a Programme of the 42nd Annual Commencement of the Seminary held at Munro's Opera House, June 9, 1893. Many names familiar to Tallahassee appear on this program and in the catalogue. At this time the Board of Visitors was made up of four prominent citizens of north Florida: E.P. Dismukes of Quincy, William Miller of Port Washington, Samuel Pasco of Monticello, and E.J. Vann of Madison. Unique among Mr. Scarborough's gifts is one of Hazeltine's miniature...
Dates: Created: 1892-1924; Other: Date acquired: 03/11/1959

Seminary West of the Suwannee Receipts

 Collection — Box: 1450
Identifier: MSS 1996-019
Scope and Contents Consists of drafts from the Seminary West of the Suwanne River. From 1899 to 1901. Includes a draft to the First National Bank of Tallahassee, Florida, an itemized disbursement schedule, and a report of Treasurer of Dormitories, Arthur Williams, to President A. A. Murphree.
Dates: Created: 1899-1902