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01. Manuscripts Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: 01

Found in 740 Collections and/or Records:

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

Eddie Barrington transcript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

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 Conradi Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1989-005
Scope and Contents The Edward Conradi Papers includes articles and clippings, bills and receipts, class notebooks from Indiana University and Clark University, correspondence, legal papers, lists, manuscripts, memorabilia, minutes of meetings, news clippings, publications by Conradi and others, photographs, reports, speeches and speech notes, rules and regulations, and statistical data documenting Conradi's Florida State College for Women (FSCW) presidency from 1909-1941, including his fight with the Florida Purity League in the late 1920s. The collection includes the typed, uncorrected notes on the history of FSCW as dictated to a student typist. It was from these notes that the material for the Memoirs...
Dates: Created: 1897-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1924-1944

Edward J. Gurney Correspondence

 Collection — Box 149: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 85-07
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two typescript copies of a letter from U.S. Senator Edward J. Gurney to FSU Library Director N. Orwin Rush on the subject of Title II funding.

Dates: June 8, 1970

Edward M. Tidball Civil War Papers

 Collection — Box 157
Identifier: MSS 1965-245
Scope and Contents Photocopies of the papers of Edward M. Tidball include letters sent to him from the U.S. Navy Dept., Bureau of Ordnance & Hydrography, Washington, D.C. granting leaves of absence as a clerk in August 1859 & July 1860; a letter accepting his resignation March 6, 1861; letters from S.R. Mallory, Secretary of the Confederate Navy, appointing him as Chief Clerk March 13, 1861 &  April 30, 1862; receipt from Tidball for sale of his property March 15, 1865; the U.S. Presidential Proclamation of Amnesty & Pardon, May 29, 1865; a letter of August 29, 1865 from U.S. President Andrew Johnson granting Tidball full pardon for having taken part in the rebellion against the U.S.; and a...
Dates: Created: 1859-1865

Edwin Crusoe IV Poems

 Collection — Box 309
Identifier: MSS 0-319
Scope and Contents Xerox copies of printed poems and manuscripts, as follows: "A rotten day" (from The Human Voice Quarterly Vol. 3 No. 2&3, Spring/Fall 1967); Also from the same: "The Lonely Coast"; "Night Run", "Florida Tourest [sic]"; "Historia en Piedra"; "World Traveler"; "Black Voice"; "Relief Trip"; "The Unchangeable"; "Sky Fire"; "Going". Manuscripts of: "Hoot Night"; "Awe Light"; "Florida Wailing"; "Murmurings of the Moon"; "Coast Dreams"; "Dreams of Morning"; "I...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1967; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/1967

Edwin L. Gibson daybook

 Collection — Box 148
Identifier: MSS 0-124
Scope and Contents

This item is a day-by-day account of work done and/or activities in the area of Centerville, Alabama. The author is unknown, and it is poorly written and in poor condition. It provides a description of menial or slavish labor performed, such as picking corn, picking cotton and slaughtering pigs and beef. It is interesting only in that it furnishes an insight into how people lived and worked during the early 1800s.

Dates: Created: 1836-1838; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1930

El Destino and Chemonie Plantation Papers

 Collection — Box 516
Identifier: MSS 0-85
Scope and Contents The collection relates to the El Destino and Chemonie plantations located a short distance from Tallahassee, Florida. These papers consist of records and documents of the executors and administrators of the estate of William B. Nuttall. The materials discuss sale of cotton and other agricultural products, conveyance of land and slaves, as well as reports and accounts related to the estate. Some papers are signed by Mary W. Savage (Nuttall), Hector W. Braden and George Noble Jones. Digital Copies Available This collection is available digitially in ...
Dates: Created: 1822-1859; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1969

Eldridge Williams papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0298 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0298
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of a retired African American lieutenant colonel, and one of the Tuskegee Airmen, as he discusses his experiences during WWII and the Korean War.

Dates: Created: 1940-1963; Other: Date acquired: 07/26/2001

Ella Rogozinski manuscript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0086-Folder 1
Identifier: 00.0086
Scope and Contents

This manuscript documents the life of Ella Rogozinski who was an Auschwitz Concentration Camp survivor from Czechoslovakia.

Dates: Created: 1943-1950; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/28/2000

Elmer D. Jones Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 05.0101
Dates: Record Keeping: Donated 2005

Emil Spieth papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0295 - Folder 1
Identifier: 04.0295
Scope and Contents

This collections contains the transcript of an interview with Emil Speith.

Dates: Created: 1937-1950; Other: Majority of material found in 1937-1950; Other: Date acquired: 11/23/0004

Emory and Henry College Essays

 Collection — Box 145
Identifier: MSS 0-101
Scope and Contents

The eighteen papers in this collection are in manuscript with notations, "Composition" or "Essay," and are dated Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia. Sixteen are signed B. E. Atkins, one is signed Sarah S. Thompson, and one is signed W. G. Bryan. The essays are on a wide variety of topics such as government, slavery and industrial progress at the time.

Dates: Created: 1869-1873

Episcopal Diocese of Florida Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1971-104
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, financial records of Florida churches and missions, and additional enclosures.

Dates: Created: 1922-1945

Erasmus H. Tomlinson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2008-001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials of the E.H. Tomlinson and Son Real Estate Company from 1893-1958. The series include client records, correspondence, day books, maps, blueprints, and scrapbooks. Contained in these series are family correspondence, financial records, legal documents, deeds, contracts, reports, photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, and pamphlets. The collection documents the activities of the E.H. Tomlinson and Son Real Estate Company during the last decade of the Nineteenth Century and the first half of the Twentieth Century. The collection contains considerable business and family correspondence that gives a first hand account of Florida real estate...
Dates: Created: 1893-1958; Other: Majority of material found in 1906-1944

Erle M. Donaldson Letters

 Collection — Box 144
Identifier: MSS 85-20
Scope and Contents

Two letters pertaining to the resignation of Erle M. Donaldson from his position as United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia in September 1919.

Dates: 1919

Esther Frieden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2014-003
Scope and Contents


Correspondence, minutes, and newspapers from her files documenting her work with Florida Common Cause during the 1970s and early 1980s.

Note to researchers: This collection is in process, and portions remain unavailable to researchers at this time. Please contact FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives for more information.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 02/13/2014

Eugene B. Jackson Collection

 Collection — 01.0533 - Box 1
Identifier: 01.0533
Scope and Contents

The materials included in this collection are numerous photographs (loose and in photobook form) covering Eugene Jackson's training to service in Belgium; several captured German Army items, his uniform ribbons and patches plus many other mementos from his time in Europe during his service.

Dates: Created: 1821-1961; Other: Majority of material found in 1943 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/23/2001

Evelyn Rees Burt Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-40
Scope and Contents Genealogical materials, family and business papers and correspondence, pictures, tax and receipts, mortgages, a will, old newspapers and clippings. This collection pertains to the Rees, Schlemmer and Adicks families, and contains a wide variety of materials. There is a 16-page mimeographed genealogical outline compiled by Evelyn Rees Burt entitled "Our 'Rees' Family," as well as historical materials about Cedar Keys, Florida. There are biographical sketches in a 10-page family history compiled by Evelyn Rees Burt, December 1962 and May 1968, with photocopies of pictures of the home, hotel and burial plot of the Schlemmer family at Cedar Key. Memorials in the...
Dates: Created: 1866-1969; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1970

Evelyn Whitfield Henry Scrapbooks

 Collection — Scrapbooks 1 and 2
Identifier: MSS 1986-012
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1861-1961

Everett Walker papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box
Identifier: 04.0206
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the oral history interview of Lieutenant Colonel Everett Walker conducted by the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience. Walker was forced to bail out very near the target on his eighteenth mission as a bombardier and gunner on a B-24. He discusses his rescue from the water, his interrogation experience and the conditions of his internment. He also talks about the many different escape attempts made by the American POWs at Stalag Luft III.

Dates: Created: 1943-1973; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/2004

Everglades National Park Commission Papers

 Collection — Box 145
Identifier: MSS 1971-102
Scope and Contents The Everglades National Park Commission Papers are comprised of items dated from June to October in 1946. The first item is a four-page document entitled, "Official Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Everglades National Park Commission at the Lunsford Lodge on Windley Island, June 15, 1946." The second item is a four-page letter, dated July 19, 1946, "To the Property Owners Within the Everglades National Park Area," that gives a good history of the establishing of the park. The third item, dated July 19, 1946, is a list of names and addresses of the twenty-five "Members Appointed to the Everglades National Park Commission by Governor Millard F....
Dates: 1946; Other: Date acquired: 09/07/1971

Faber's Cedar Mill Collection

 Collection — Box 146
Identifier: MSS 1964-103
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of two newspapers and three photos concerning the Faber's Cedar Mill at Cedar Key, FL. The issue of the New Orleans Journal of Commerce, January 29, 1887 and the issue of the Cedar Key Commercial, June 14, 1890, both contain articles relating to the Faber interests in Cedar Key and other industries along the Florida coast. Two pictures of Faber's Cedar Mill and one picture taken January 29, 1896.

Also known as MSS 0-103.

Dates: Created: 1887-1896; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/1956

Frank Facente transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 001
Identifier: 01.0295
Scope and Contents

The Frank Facente transcript describes medic Frank Facente's service in the 4th Medical Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, as a part of the United States Army during World War II. Facente participated in the landing at Normandy, attacking the Siegfried Line, Battle of Huertgen Forest, Battle of the Bulge, and visiting the concentration camp at Dachau.

Dates: Created: 1942-2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/08/2000

Facsimile of the first print of the Declaration of Independence

 Collection — Box 142
Identifier: MSS 0-84
Scope and Contents

Published by the Williamsburg Virginia Gazette. This is a facsimile copy the exact size of the original. Distributed by the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce to delegates attending the National Editorial Association Convention in Virginia. The Virgina Gazette, July 26, 1776. No. 78. 4 pages

Dates: Other: July 26, 1776; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1956

Facsimile Pages From Rare Books

 Collection — Box 146
Identifier: MSS 1991-004
Scope and Contents

Collection containing facsimile pages from rare books. One page is from the "Life of St. Dorothy" and the "Life of St. Brandon." The second page is written in Latin; source unknown. The third page appears to be from a historical narrative concerning an undetermined tribe of Indians. Each page has note they were purchased from Dawson's Book Shop in 1951.

Dates: Created: undated