FSU. Florida State University Collections
Includes collections related to people, organizations, events, and locations pertinent to Florida State University and its predecessor institutions. See also the FSU Classification Subgroups detailed to the right.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Collection — Box 1817
Identifier: MSS 2008-023
Scope and Contents This collection is compirsed primarily of newspaper clippings and correspondence, and documents the controversy from 1991 through 2005 over FSU's use of Native American names and symbols representing Renegade and Osceola, the Seminoles, and their use in athletic merchandise. There is correspondence between representatives of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the Florida Creek Indian Council with FSU reaffirming support for the Seminole name and Marching Chiefs over the use of the Seminole name, war chant, and "tomahawk chop" as well as letters between university officials about the President Dale Lick's Presidential Study Group on the Use of Seminole Symbolism and Tradition...
Dates: Created: 1949-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1992-1995; Other: Date acquired: 07/00/2007