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01. Manuscripts Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: 01

Found in 1228 Collections and/or Records:

Donald Nelson papers

 Collection — 07.0082 - Box 1
Identifier: 07.0082
Scope and Contents

Donald Nelson served in the 59th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 6th Armored Division and the 36th Field Artillery in the European (ETO), North African, and Mediterranean Theaters. Nelson was a technician, 5th grade (medic). The collection includes a memoir of his experience covering the period January 27,1942 to October 30, 1945.

Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 06/18/2007

Donald Preston Ward papers

 Collection — 00.0207 Ward
Identifier: 00.0207
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Donald Preston Ward's letters, postcards, and miltary documents. Ward served with the 40th Heavy Bombardment Squadron, 20th Air Force during World War II.

Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/24/2000

Charles Donati collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 2 (06.0075-06.0150), Folder: 06.0099- Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0099
Content Description

This collection relates to Charles Donati who served as a Machinist's Mate in the U.S. Navy during the Second World War. The collection contains military records and a history of the U.S.S.Hornet (CV12) on which Donati served.

Dates: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 2006

Dorothea Leona Dubler Papers

 Collection — Personal Papers
Identifier: MSS 2011-0503
Abstract

Published and unpublished poetry, chapbooks, documents, scrapbooks, photographs, and slides documenting the life and work of poet Dorothea Leona Dubler, 1959-2010.

Dates: Created: 1959 - 2010; Other: Majority of material found in 1985-1998; Other: Date acquired: 05/03/2011

Dorothy Cawthon papers

 Collection — Box 307
Identifier: MSS 0-316
Scope and Contents

Corrected copy of 'Pedro the Pig' with two holograph letters from the author.

Dates: 1960

Dorothy Dodd Gifts

 Collection — Box 142
Identifier: MSS 1934-097
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Dodd Gifts, dated from 1903 to 1907, include three letters to H. Clay Crawford, Florida Secretary of State, from Albert W. Gilchrist, Claude L'Engle, and W.G. Robinson. Also included in the collection are printed copies of addresses given by W.W. Finley of Southern Railway Company; four items pertaining to the Florida Vegetal Development Company of South Dakota; and a statement of exports and imports through Port Inglis on the Withlacooche River, Florida. Among the persons included in the Dorothy Dodd Gifts are Albert W. Gilchrist, Governor of Florida 1909-1913; Claude L'Engle, periodical editor; W.G. Robinson, member of Florida Republican State Central...
Dates: Created: 1903-1907; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1934

Douglas and Jeannette Windham Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-011
Scope and Contents

Publications, correspondence, news clippings, awards, photographs, maps, and memorabilia documenting the academic careers and travel of Douglas M. Windham and Jeannette Windham.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 09/30/2015

Douglas E. Leach papers

 Collection — 00.0067 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0067
Scope and Contents

Douglas Leach served as a U.S. Navy officer during World War II on the U.S.S Elden in the Pacific Theater. His letters of correspondence to family and friends are about his daily life, on the ship and off. His family's letters hold information on how rationing and censorship affected the American family unit during WWII. There are photographs included of Leach's niece and sister.

Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/09/2000

Dr. Bertram Davis Newspaper Collection

 Collection — Oversize Box
Identifier: MSS 1990-012
Scope and Contents

Collection of 17th-19th century newspapers from London and Nottingham, England and Edinburgh, Scotland. Includes MSS 90-13, MSS 90-14, MSS 90-15 and MSS 90-16.

Dates: Created: 1682-1810

Dr. Charles R Matthews transcript

 Collection — 2011 General Collections 11.0001-11.0095
Identifier: 11.0052

Dr. Earl R. Beck Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1987-002
Scope and Contents

Contains both holograph and typescripts of Beck's work, Under the Bombs: The German Home Front, 1942-1945. The papers also include a couple of maps, a 1987 essay exam, articles and newsclippings, research notes on various subjects, and many publications by others. This last area is especially strong in works by German authors including a handful by Schonemann. Collection includes MSS 92-21.

Dates: Created: 1918-1986

Dr. Edward Bradford Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1964-028
Scope and Contents Contains personal and business correspondence, documents, bills, receipts, etc., of Dr. Edward Bradford, general merchant and plantation owner. Collection also includes a letter of introduction of James E. Broome, Tallahassee, Fla., to Hon. Jacob Thompson, Washington City, and a long handwritten letter of Governor Bragg, Raleigh, N.C., and other important papers show that Dr. Bradford was a well-known and prominent citizen. For the period before 1840 there are only a few scattering bills, receipts, and notes, but from 1840 to 1866 records of the plantation, commission merchants, forwarding agents, and New York cotton brokers evidence that a prosperous business was transacted....
Dates: Created: 1830-1871

Dr. Elston Roady Collection

 Collection — Drawer 11
Identifier: MSS 2005-002
Scope and Contents The Elston Roady Collection documents Dr. Roady's studies of elections on the local (Leon County, Florida), state (Florida), and national levels and his research in political campaign finance. The materials include typescripts and reference materials used in creating his revised edition of Florida Votes (1972), background information and letters to Florida Secretary of State Firestone from Roady and Annie Mary Hartsfield about their proposal to update the 2nd edition through the 1980 elections (an updated version was not published); a speech Roady delivered when he was given the "Distinguished Alumni Award" by the Illinois State University Alumni Association; a Florida Supreme Court...
Dates: Created: 1920-1988; Other: Majority of material found in 1968-1973; Other: Date acquired: 01/00/2005

Dr. F. A. Byrd Papers

 Collection — Box 516
Identifier: MSS 1968-042
Scope and Contents Personal, family, and business correspondence, land deeds, letter of testamentary, papers of the administrator of the estate of Dr. F.A. Byrd. Business and personal papers, certificates of membership, licenses to practice as Physician and Surgeon, 13 early envelopes (some with stamps attached); business correspondence, statements, invoices, and one bound account book. Orders and invoices for marble slabs and headstones for family graves (with names, etc.); declaration of taxable property, tax receipts, note payable to Harrison Reed, Governor of Florida; certificate of "Amnesty Oath;" codicil to a Last Will, letter testamentary. Sales of land, land deeds, bill of...
Dates: Created: 1819-1892; Other: Date acquired: 03/22/1968

Dr. Ivan E. Johnson, Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier:  18.0002
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Lieutenant Commander Ivan E. Johnson, Jr. who served with U.S. Naval Intelligence in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  The collection includes Johnson's U.S. Navy officer's winter jacket and three Special Service Division Army Service Army Service Forces Newsmap large format maps.

Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/14/2018

Dr. James A. Leitch Wright, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1981-001
Scope and Contents

The papers of Dr. James A. Leitch Wright, Jr., noted historian who taught at Florida State University from 1968 to 1986. Wright received acclaim for his Colonial American research. His papers include correspondence, research materials, and manuscripts for his publications related to Southern Indian tribes.

Includes MSS 88-1, 86-26 and 92-19.

Dates: approximately 1968-1986

Dr. Mark F. Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-25
Scope and Contents

Collection consists mainly of photocopies of original manuscripts in Spanish from Archivos General de Indias, Sevilla, Spain. There are a few translations in Spanish and English in holograph, a few typed copies of the translations and transcription, plus some holograph notes and typed pages of the manuscript by Dr. Boyd. These, the microfilm rolls, and other items that are included in the gift by Dr. Boyd are packed in separate envelopes, boxes and other containers.

Dates: Created: 1635-1843; Other: Date acquired: 04/03/1967

Dr. Mark F. Boyd Collection (additional gift)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-27
Scope and Contents

This addition to the Dr. Mark F. Boyd Collection consists chiefly of items relating to the duties and activities of Don Juan Joseph de la Puente, St. Augustine, Florida, who, in 1772, was appointed Auditor of Accounts of the Royal Coffers for the Windward Islands, Province of Florida, Louisiana, Yucatan, Campeche, etc., but as other subjects are embraced, the papers have been separated and filed according to main subjects and envelopes and packages are labeled as such.

Dates: Created: 1516-1965; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1968

Dr. Raymond F. Bellamy papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1988-007
Scope and Contents

This collection includes unpublished manuscripts of several of Dr. Bellamy's publications, papers he read before various groups, verses he composed on different occasions and a collection of Christmas cards, letters and wrappings.

Dates: 1918-1970

Dr. Samuel Gilbert Webber Letters

 Collection — Box 1729
Identifier: MSS 2002-2
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three letters written by Dr. Samuel Gilbert Webber to Nannie Sturtevant while he served as a naval surgeon aboard the Union ship USS Rhode Island. Typed transcriptions of the letters are included because the original holographs are difficult to read.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1863

Dr. Thaddeus M. Moseley journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0237
Scope and Contents These papers primarily consist of the 92 page handwritten WWII European Campaign U.S. Army surgeon's journal of Dr. Thaddeus M. Moseley who served with the 4th Auxiliary Surgical Group.  The journal details each surgical case attended to, including patient name, date of injury, and rank. Each case includes details about the type of injury, methods of treatment and various medications used. Moseley includes information regarding the movement of his unit and assignment to various hospitals throughout Europe. While the majority of cases Moseley attended to were U.S. Army casualties, there are entries that include German prisoners-of-war, several civilians, and a British soldier.  Also...
Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/2000

Dr. Thomas M. Campbell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2006-007
Abstract

Manuscripts of Campbell's book, Masquerade Peace, and other publications. Includes his class materials.

Dates: Created: 1963-1987; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1975; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2006

Dry and Smith Papers

 Collection — Box 144
Identifier: MSS 0-98
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of abstracts of the wills of Colonel Dry (1779), G. Benjamin Smith (1824), and his wife, Sarah Dry Smith (1824), who was the daughter of Colonel Dry. Also included in the collection is a letter from Smithville, North Carolina, dated June 22, 1826, pertaining to the wills.

Dates: Created: 1779-1826

Daniel Duffy transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 2 (06.0075-06.0150), Folder: 06.0110 , Folder: 01
Identifier: 06.0110
Content Description

This collection relates to Daniel Duffy who served as a U.S. Navy executive officer in the Pacific Theater during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Duffy details his experience with the U.S. Navy, the V-12 program, descriptions of his time in the Pacific theater, and the GI Bill.

Dates: July 20, 2005; Event: Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Cornelius Thomas Duggins Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 18.0032
Content Description

This collection relates to Marine Captain Cornelius Thomas Duggins, Jr. and his time served during WWII as a Platoon Sergeant in the Pacific Theater of Operations. This collection includes letters, photos, and a signed Japanese flag, as well as documents relating to Duggins' postwar employment. Photographs depict Duggins and his fellow soldiers at Cherry Point as well as civilians in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1943-1946; Other: Date accessioned: 2018-10-26

Eddie Barrington transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box 4 (04.0119-04.0154)
Identifier: 04.0154
Scope and Contents

This oral history interview transcript relates to Eddie Barrington who served with C Company in the 823rd Air Aviation Engineers. Barrington was assigned to work on the Ledo Road under General Joseph Stilwell in December 1942 in the China Burma India campaign. The collection includes a transcript of an interview, recorded May 20, 2004 and audio recording. The recording includes portions of the interview that are not transcribed.

Dates: Created: 1920-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1956; Other: Date acquired: 05/20/2004

Edna Hoffman Evans 'Sunstar and Pepper' manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-321
Scope and Contents

Collection also includes galley proofs for the same title.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 07/06/1954

Edna Upham papers

 Collection — 97.0100 - Box 1
Identifier: 97.0100
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a manuscript description of the 161st Station Hospital, personal photographs, and other small paper ephemera related to Edna Upham who served as a U.S. Army nurse during World War II in the US American Theater with the 161st station hospital.

Dates: Created: 1942-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/14/1997; Other: Date accessioned: 2016-12-22

Edward and Marion Aitchison European Tour Diary

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS 2011-0606
Scope and Contents

Diary of European Tour of Edward and Marion Aitchison, St. Petersburg, FL. Sailing Sept. 22, 1938 from New York City, aboard Hamburg-American Express for Hamburg, Germany. Returning Oct. 15, 1938 from Southampton, England aboard Nord Lloyd Liner Europa for New York City. Diary includes photographs of scenes in Berlin, Munich, London, and Paris.

Dates: Created: 1938

Edward Biedricki II collection

 Collection — 08.0094 - Box 1
Identifier: 08.0094
Scope and Contents The Edward Biedricki II collection contains assembled documents and ephemera from members of the 4th Armored Division, specifically the 10th Armored Infantry Battalion. This includes two books regarding the actions of the 4th Armored Division and the 3rd Army in Europe, official documents from the 10th Armored Infantry Battalion headquarters describing the actions of the unit across the European theater, pages from the McClellan Cycle newspaper that was distributed around Fort McClelland, and personal letters to members of the division after the war. The Edward Biedricki II collection does not represent the experiences of one single soldier of the unit,...
Dates: Created: 1943-1993; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/06/2008