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FSU/ADM. FSU Administrative & Departmental Collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: FSU/ADM
Includes collections documenting organizational units and their functions within Florida State University and its predecessor institutions.

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

Florida State University Role and Scope Reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 90-32
Scope and Contents Correspondence, questionnaires, reports and various publications. The materials in this collection consist of role and scope reports from various parts of Florida State University. Subjects covered by these materials include: academic affairs, budget, business operations, course development, research bibliography, faculty, internal questionnaires, organization and administration, goals, physical plant facilities, physical education, research, students, student life, College of Arts and Sciences, student welfare, enrollment data, alumni, Florida Council of 100, graduate school, letters to department heads, Library School, Library self-study, public relations, School of Business, School of...
Dates: Created: 1939-1976

Florida State University School of Social Work Files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2007-013
Scope and Contents The College of Social Work files primarily comprise a fairly complete collection of undergraduate student handbooks (some with revised editions) prepared by the Department of Social Work from 1971-1992. The handbooks describe requirements for the B.S. and B.A Degree, list undergraduate courses, and offer information on social work certification, post graduate education, and other student related topics. Several pamphlets describe the Doctoral Program in Social Work, but they only cover scattered years from 1975-1984. In addition, the collection includes other materials published by the Department of Social Work and FSU's Institute of Governmental Research that relate to field...
Dates: Created: 1963-1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1972-1985

Florida State University Science Education Curriculum Development Collection

Identifier: MSS 2012-0322

This collection consists of planning documents, proposals, correspondence and products of major science curriculum projects that had a major impact on the science curriculum used in our nation’s middle and high schools.  These projects are the Intermediate Science Curriculum Study (ISCS), the Individualized Science Curriculum Study (ISIS), and the Interactive Media Science (IMS) projects.

Dates: Created: 1966-1985

Florida State University Southern Business History Center Records

Identifier: MSS 2008-016
Scope and Contents

The Florida State University Southern Business History Center Records include, correspondence to and from the center, including memos, form letters, responses, questionnaire, annual reports, photographs and publications; and oral interviews recorded in May and June, 1954 and August 1956 on 1/4 inch audio tape reels. They also include a group of historical records of the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company at Cedar Key, Florida.

Dates: Created: 1855-1956; Created: Majority of material found in 1940-1956

Florida State University Supercomputer Computational Research Institute (SCRI) Records

 Collection — Box IRR1
Identifier: MSS 2004-011

This collection contains a wide range of documents created by the Florida State University (FSU) Supercomputer Computations Research Institute (SCRI). Founded by Dr. Joseph Lannutti, SCRI was the nation's first supercomputing venture to be supported jointly by the US government, private industry and a university. SCRI operated from 1984 until 1999 when it was incorporated into what is currently FSU's Department of Scientific Computing.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1983 to 1999

Florida State University Undergraduate Policy Committee Minutes

 Collection — Box 1813
Identifier: MSS 2007-021
Scope and Contents

The Florida State University (FSU) Undergraduate Policy Committee Minutes document the discussions of its predecessor organization, the FSU Undergraduate Policy Council. The records consist of memoranda and minutes. There are gaps in the records, which cover only 1973 and portions of 1979 and 1981.

Topics include academic advising, admission of undergraduate students to graduate courses, Council functions, development of computer registration at FSU, final examination schedules, remediation programs for entering students with deficiencies in English and mathematics, and requirements for FSU's Liberal Studies program.

Dates: Created: January 24, 1973 - March 12, 1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1973

Florida State University Vice Presidents Executive Group Minutes

 Collection — Box 1813
Identifier: MSS 2007-020

Agendas, correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proposals documenting the discussions of the Florida State University (FSU) Vice Presidents Executive Group.

Dates: Created: 1974-1975; Other: Majority of material found in 28 May 1974-6 August 1975

FSCW Library Scrapbook

Identifier: HPUA 2017-021
Dates: Created: 1930-1970; Other: Date acquired: 04/05/2017

FSU Dinnerware Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HUA 2016-125

An assortment of dinnerware that was used at FSCW and FSU, including China plates, saucers, coffee cups, teacups; silverware; silver trays, candy bowls, and punch bowls; cut glass sets; plastic cups; candlesticks; water pitchers, coffee urns, tea and coffee pots.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1905 - 1980

FSU Libraries Records

Identifier: HPUA 2017-046
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

FSU Milestone

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: HUA 2021-004
Scope and Contents

"FSU Milestone" is the official student planner issued by the FSU Office of Business Services. The Milestone serves as a planner and resource guide for students, connecting them with the various resources available to them at Florida State University.

Dates: 1997-2018

FSU Panama City Collection

Identifier: HPUA 2016-144

The FSU Panama City Collection contains records documenting the history of FSUPC, photographs, AV materials, and other ephemera about the campus.

Dates: Created: 1972-2015; Other: Date acquired: 05/26/2016

Heritage Protocol Silverware Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HP 2007-00S
Scope and Contents

The Heritage Protocol Florida State College for Women Silver Collection contains miscellaneous silver pieces that were used in the dining halls.

Dates: Created: circa 1909-1947, undated

Joseph Lannutti Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2003-025

The collection consists of a wide range of documents maintained by FSU Physics professor Dr. Joseph Lannutti over the course of his professional career. Dr. Lannutti established the High Energy Physics group at Florida State University in 1957, started the FSU-FAMU College of Engineering in 1982, and began the Florida State University Supercomputer Computations Research Institute in 1984. The collection was a gift of the Lannutti family to Florida State University in 2003.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1957 to 1997

Journal of Library History Editorial Board Records

 Collection — Box 150
Identifier: MSS 1992-011
Scope and Contents

Agenda and minutes of meetings of the Journal of Library History editorial board. Includes some correspondence, a Directory of Library Historians Preliminary Edition, and an agenda of the Fourth Library History Seminar from 1971.

Dates: Created: 1967-1973

Louise Richardson collection

Identifier: MSS 97-4
Scope and Contents Books, survey, correspondence, papers, and related materials. This collection concerns the library career of Louise Richardson, Florida State College for Women Library Director and later Special Collections Director when it became Florida State University. There is a cost accounting survey of the catalog department at FSCW, a file on the Florida Library Association, and correspondence between Louise Richardson  and President Doak S. Campbell, dated August 11, 1953, regarding inventory of the library collection. Also included are various papers about the history of the library at FSCW, and rare book materials at the University of California. Of note in the collection is a book entitled,...
Dates: Created: 1920-1964

Louise Richardson - Scholarship Fund

 Collection — 1453
Identifier: MSS 92-14
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence and documents related to the Louise Richardson Loan Fund Scholarship at Florida State University.

Dates: Created: 1949-1975

Minutes Book of the Florida Institute

 Collection — 1 book
Identifier: 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.

Online Copy Available

Dates: Created: 1856-1905

President Stanley Marshall Collection

Identifier: HP-2007-096
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the Official Entertainment records for Florida State University President J. Stanley Marshall from March 1969 through July 1976 and a Photograph Album of the Marshalls' trip to the Canal Zone and the Republic of Panama with Lawton Chiles.

Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: 1969-1976

Proposed Rules of the Florida State University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2007-025
Scope and Contents

The proposed rules were created by the Office of the Vice President of University Relations for Florida State University. The many topics covered by the rules changes include admission requirements; degree requirements; departmental bylaws; disbursement of tax-free alcohol; faculty tenure and promotion; parking regulations; program requirements; and University property regulations. The collection is divided by rule subsection, each folder containing one subsection. However, the last six folders in the collection contain all the subsections of a rule in one folder.

Dates: Created: 1975

R.A. Gray Collection

 Collection — Box 149: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3
Identifier: MSS 1959-023
Scope and Contents The four items presented to the FSU Library by the Honorable R.A. Gray, Secretary of State, Tallahassee, Florida, consist of the following: 1. Civil War letter (1863) written by Secretary Gray's Grand Uncle, W.D. Howren, while in the General Hospital at Augusta, Georgia, for treatment after "having a foot shot off in battle." The letter, addressed to Lieutenant J.C. Blake of 5th Fla. Vols., Richmond, Virginia, relates to baggage to be delivered to Lieutenant Blake. 2. A three-page World War II letter from another relative of Gray, signed "Buck," Philippine Islands, A.P.O. 715, (no date) to "Dear Roy." The letter gives on-the-battle-field information about a campaign in the mountains,...
Dates: Created: 1863-1959; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1959

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

Small Craft Advisory Press Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS 2011-001

Official records of the Small Craft Advisory Press at Florida State University.

Dates: Created: 2009-2010; Other: Date acquired: 12/16/2010

The Alumni Comment

 Collection — Box 1816
Identifier: MSS 2007-034
Scope and Contents The Alumni Comment newsletters includes issues published from 1966-1967 and several published from 1969-1973. There are gaps in the collection between 1967 and 1969 and 1971 and 1973. Topics include administrative and faculty appointments; enrollment growth; FSU's 20th birthday in 1967; fund raising; grants received; Homecoming; the 1969 inauguration of President Stanley Marshall; the 1969 Westcott Building fire; new and renovated facilities; FSU's placement service; student activism; student services; university administrative changes. Related materials in this repository include the Alumni Bulletin, Alumni Focus, Alumnae News, Florida State Magazine, and Florida State...
Dates: Created: 1966-1973; Other: Majority of material found in 1969

University Costs Project - Eikman Report

Identifier: MSS 1990-031
Scope and Contents

These papers include analyses of educational and general expenditures and of instructional offerings, enrollment and expenditure reports, a handbook of statistical data about institutions of higher education, departmental salaries, a plant ledger, and questionnaires.

Dates: Created: 1954-1958

Weymouth Tyree Jordan Papers

 Collection — Box 857
Identifier: MSS 79-7

This collection contains a wide variety of materials realted to Weymouth Tyree Jordan, his life and his career. Includes biographical materials, correspondence, articles, photographs, writings, research materials, announcements, books, and related materials.

Dates: Created: 1822-1970

Wiley L. Housewright Faculty Professional Relations Committee Files

 Collection — Box 1817
Identifier: MSS 2007-009
Scope and Contents The Wiley L. Housewright Faculty Professional Relations Committee Files primarily include correspondence and memoranda to and from the Committee during the period he served as chair. Topics include academic freedom; deliberations over 12-month contracts, faculty participation in civil rights activities, such as discussing the segregation-integration issue in the classroom; sabbaticals; Social Security benefits; tenure, and dismissal policies. Correspondents include FSU President Gordon W. Blackwell and Dean of the Faculties E. Laurence Chalmers. The collection is significant to researchers because it documents the issues facing Florida faculty during the 1960s and how they impacted the...
Dates: Created: 1959-1968; Other: Majority of material found in 1963-1964