Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Abraham Kurkindolle Allison Estate Testamentary
A testamentary dated July 17, 1893, signed by Paul Thompson, County Judge, Gadsden County. The document appoints C.E.L. Allison and Elizabeth S. Allison as Executor and Executrix of Abraham Kurkindolle Allison's estate.
Albert Waller Gilchrist Papers
The Gilchrist Papers are comprised of the official papers of Albert Waller Gilchrist, 20th Governor of Florida, as well as newspaper articles, military and state official documents, items pertaining to the naming of Gilchrist County, materials regarding educational institutions including Carolina Military Institute and West Point, personal correspondence, genealogical research, and papers pertaining to Gilchrist's estate and will.
Also known as MSS 0-125.
Allen Morris Papers
Beth Moor Papers
The collection includes general correspondence of Beth Moor, newsclippings, photographs, and memorabilia of and about Beth Moor. A large part of this collection concerns former Florida Governor Spessard Holland as well as the Florida State College for Women (FSCW) and The Florida State University (FSU). Included in the papers are correspondence about Governor Holland, the FSU Alumni Association, and Alpha Delta Pi. Also includes photographs and memorabilia concerning Governor Holland, Beth Moor, and both FSCW and FSU.
Bob Graham Letter
Typescript letter, dated June 17, 1981, signed by Bob Graham in which he thanks Mrs. Opal M. Free of the FSU Library for gathering materials for a 2nd Annual history dinner.
Also known as MSS 0-303.
C. Farris Bryant Campaign News Clippings
Clippings from Florida Clipping Service and unmarked clippings (some no source noted) concerning Farris Bryant's campaign as Democratic candidate for Governor of Florida and the campaigns of other Florida Democratic candidates. Date Range: August 31, 1960 - November 8, 1960.
Doak S. Campbell Papers, 1935-1972
Dr. Elston Roady Collection
Evelyn Whitfield Henry Scrapbooks
This collection consists of two scrapbooks covering Tallahassee and Florida history for over a century, 1861-1961. The first scrapbook, "Chronology of Tallahassee and Florida History," consists of newspaper clippings and original documents including an aerial photograph of the Florida Capitol, the by-laws of the United Confederate Veterans, photographs of St. Johns Episcopal Church, and a pen and ink drawing of Wakulla Springs. The second scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and original documents such as inaugural programs. This second scrapbook deals with Florida governors, U.S. Presidents, and local Tallahassee history.
Florida State University Student Government Association University Council Minutes
Frances Elizabeth Brown Douglass Memoirs
Guyte P. McCord, Sr. Collection
Items found in this collection include the personal papers of Guyte McCord, consisting of correspondence, records of the Tallahassee Historical Society, newspaper clippings, articles, and papers relating to Judge James B. Whitfield. Also included in the collection are the official programs of the inaugurations of five Florida governors, miscellaneous publications, and typescripts of manuscripts published in issues of "Tallahassee Historical Society Annual."
Also known as MSS 0-181.
Historic Homes Preservation Committee of Leon County Records
The Leon County Commissioners passed a resolution in 1958 to see what could be done to restore historic homes and buildings in Tallahassee, Florida. Governor Millard Caldwell served as Chairman of the Historic Homes Preservation Committee.
LeRoy Collins Letters
This collection consists of letters from LeRoy Collins to Dr. Daisy Parker. Among the subjects mentioned are Judge Taylor and Parker's campaign assistance. The fifth item in the collection is a copy of a letter to Malcolm Johnson that was enclosed in a 1968 letter to Dr. Parker.
Malcolm Johnson Collection
Message of the President by John Milton
Printed copy of Message of the President, Executive Department, Tallahassee, December 9, 1864, to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Confederate States Congress, Richmond, Virginia. Signed by John Milton, Governor of Florida, the document is a "Joint Resolution of Confidence in and Thanks to President Jefferson Davis." Also signed by A.K. Allison, President of the Senate; F.L. Villepigue, Secretary of the Senate; Philip Dell, Speaker House of Representatives; Wm. Forsyth Bynum, Clerk House of Representatives; John Milton, Governor of Florida, and B.F. Allen, Secretary of State.
Also known as MSS 0-184
Reubin Askew Papers
The collection was given by Reubin O'Donovan Askew in 2008. It contains materials related to his time serving in the Florida House of Representatives, Florida State Senate, and as Governor of Florida. Included in the collection are campaign files, correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs, audiovisual materials, memorabilia, and copies of speeches. Additionally, there are records documenting his 1988 Presidential bid, as well as other materials relating to his life after his service as a Florida public official. Also included in the collection are the personal papers of his wife, Donna Lou Harper Askew.
Reubin Askew Student Memorabilia
The Reubin Askew Student Memorabilia documents his activities as a student in the late 1940s and as president of Florida State University's Student Government Association in 1951. Includes an FSU Student Honor Code pamphlet, "Honorbound," Askew's student government presidential campaign paper insert for badge, on which is written "Vote for Rube Askew for President U.G.A," and his Freshman Beanie, on which his nickname "Rube" is stitched.
Richard Keith Call Letter
This letter, signed by R. K. Call is as follows: "Dear Sir. I have received your kind letter and have but a minute to say I am Much obliged to you and that John W. Smith of Quincy Florida should be appointed keeper of the light house at Appalachicola."
Ruby Diamond collection
Spessard Lindsey Holland Papers
Thomas Brown Diary of Trip to England
Thomas Brown Papers
Thomas LeRoy Collins Papers
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections 15
- Correspondence 12
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 7
- Manuscripts 7
- Florida--Politics and government 6
- Photographs 6
- Tallahassee (Fla.)--History 6
- Florida State University Libraries. Claude Pepper Library 5
- Florida State University Libraries. Heritage & University Archives 4
- Florida--Politics and government--1865-1950 4
- Florida. Governor (1955-1961 : Collins) 4
- Newspapers 4
- Programs 4
- Florida--History 3
- Legal documents. 3
- Leon County (Fla.) 3
- Scrapbooks 3
- Speeches, addresses, etc. 3
- Contemporary Florida, 1960- 2
- Depression and the New Deal Years in Florida, 1930-1941 2 + ∧ less