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FSU. Florida State University Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: FSU
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 18 Collections and/or Records:

Augustus B. Turnbull Papers

 Collection — Drawer 9
Identifier: MSS 93-1
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of materials about the life and career of Augustus B. Turnbull III. Subjects covered by these materials include: Tallahassee, bicycling, conservation, land use, Lake Bradford, public opinion, schools, citizens, housing, drainage, sewers, traffic, Florida, Society of Civil Engineers, Council of Neighborhood Associations, parks and recreation, town meetings, transportation, Florida State University, Charles Joe Carter, and a White House luncheon menu. There are also a series of photographs: Switzerland, Augustus Turnbull, President John F. Kennedy, George Smathers, Marjorie Turnbull, and others. As well, there are 24 blueprints, showing geographical area in...
Dates: Created: 1971-1990

Autographed pamphlet with photograph of front and back of Stradivarius violin, signed by Rubinoff

 Collection — Autograph Box 4
Identifier: MSS 1990-037
Scope and Contents Autographed pamphlet in the shape of his Stradivarius violin, signed by Rubinoff, noted violinist, and inscribed to Dr. Campbell. The front and back covers have photographs of Rubinoff's violin. There are four leaves including the covers, and there is text and a photo of Rubinoff playing his violin in addition to the signature and inscription.
Dates: Created: undated

Clarence W. Edney Typescript

 Collection — Box 145
Identifier: MSS 1989-011
Scope and Contents Typescript for book, Planning, Decision-Making, Problem Solving, An Introductory Guide by former Florida State University School of Communications Dean Clarence W. Edney.
Dates: Created: 1972; Other: Date received by Library 1/26/1989

Dale W. Lick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2011-0818
Abstract Includes President's Committees files from Lick's term as FSU President.
Dates: Created: 1991-1994

Florida Home Economics Association Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2005-017
Abstract Correspondence, financial records, membership records, meeting minutes, publications, and reports kept by Florida State College for Women faculty active in the Florida Home Economics Association.
Dates: Created: 1918-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1938-1945

Florida postcard collection

 Collection — Box 1729
Identifier: MSS 2000-08
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four postcards related to Tallahassee and Florida State University history. One card is of the John Ringling Mansion in Sarasota, Florida, postmarked 1952. One is a greeting card from Florida State University in Tallahassee, postmarked 1953. One is of the Tomb of Prince and Princess Murat in Tallahassee, postmarked 1954. The last card is of Trinity Methodist Church in Tallahassee, postmarked 1953.
Dates: Created: 1952-1954; Other: Date acquired: 00/12/1999

Florida voting registrations

 Collection — Box 158
Identifier: MSS 90-33
Scope and Contents These papers contain early Florida county voting registration data for primary and general elections from 1914 to 1962. They were used in connection with a voting study done by Elston Roady and Annie Mary Hartsfield of the Florida State University Institute for Social Research. There are 46 individual county lists of numbers of Florida registered voters and 18 county summary lists of numbers of registered voters.
Dates: Created: 1914-1962

Lawrence G. Abele Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2009-008
Scope and Contents Journal reprints of scholarly writings by leading marine biologists regarding crustaceans. A very large group of invertebrates, comprising of almost 52,000 described species, crustaceans include various familiar animals, such as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill and barnacles. The majority of them are aquatic, living in either marine or freshwater environments, but a few groups have adapted to life on land, such as terrestrial crabs, terrestrial hermit crabs and woodlice.The collection includes typescripts of Dr. Abele's Florida State University M.A. Thesis, The marine decapod crustacea of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico (1970), and his...
Dates: Created: 1816-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1989

Lula Elnora Alice Hamilton DeGraff Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 86-15
Scope and Contents This collection contains various materials related to Lula Elnora Alice Hamilton DeGraff. Included is a photographs of Lula E. A. H. DeGraff, her marriage certificate to Mark DeGraff, and a duplicate of her family record. There is a M. A. Certificate for Lula Hamilton DeGraff, dated July 18, 1924. There is a University of Iowa Certificate stating that she has completed requirements of course in Public School Music at the New School of Methods, dated July 3, 1914. A Certificate of Lula Hamilton from Kirksville Public School, Kirksville, Missouri, states that she has completed the Grammar Department there, and is dated April 18, 1907. There are certificates from Leschetizky School of Music...
Dates: Created: 1907-1924

Milton S. Carothers Sermons

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2014-005
Scope and Contents Typed drafts, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, event programs, and note cards documenting sermons written and delivered by Milton S. Carothers.

Some sermons were later collected in Letters & Lessons of Faith and More Letters & Lessons of Faith.
Dates: Created: 1956-1999; Other: Date acquired: 04/04/2014

Mrs. S. L. Cawthon Letter

 Collection — Box 149: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3
Identifier: MSS 1964-051
Scope and Contents The letter was written on genuine birch bark by Mrs. S. L. Cawthon, October 2, 1914, while on vacation at Springfield, Vermont, and was addressed to "My Dear Girls." The letter is quite legible and contains some excellent descriptions of the areas in Vermont where she was vacationing.

Also known as MSS 0-51.
Dates: Created: October 2, 1914

Operation Coin Toss

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2011-005
Abstract Legal documents and case files of Operation Coin Toss from 2002-2004, a joint investigation with Florida State University Police Department, Tallahassee Police Department, and Florida Department of Law Enforcement regarding Adrian McPherson and gambling.
Dates: Created: 2002-2004; Other: Date acquired: 12/11/2011

Pat Frank Papers

 Collection — Box 311
Identifier: MSS 87-12
Scope and Contents Correspondence between author Pat Frank and Dr. Norman L. Kilpatrick, Director of Florida State University Libraries. Includes a list of short stories by Frank published between 1941 and 1954.
Dates: 1941-1954

Pol's Studios Bookplates Portfolio

 Collection — Box 1805: Series Series 1
Identifier: MSS 2009-009
Scope and Contents Portfolio of modern library bookplates. Includes letter to Louise Richardson, Head Librarian at the Florida State College for Women, April 22, 1932, from artist Paulette le Corre Lydon (pseudonym of P.L. Lydon)
Dates: Created: 1932

President A.A. Murphree Letterpress Books and Correspondence

 Collection — Box 1340a-1342
Identifier: MSS 86-08
Scope and Contents This collection contains President Albert Alexander Murphree's official presidential correspondence as well as his personal correspondence. It includes letters concerning his work as editor and publisher of the Florida School Exponent, the only teacher's journal in Florida, which began publication in 1894.
Dates: Created: 1902-1908

Reichelt Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HPUA-2015-00R
Scope and Contents Sound recordings, transcripts, and administrative files documenting the activities of the Reichelt Oral History Program in the Florida State University Department of History. Significant interview topics include United States military, life in Florida and Tallahassee, and student life at Florida State University and its predecessor institution Florida State College for Women.

Access Restrictions: Access to oral history interviews requires permission from the Manuscript Archivist. Please contact Special Collections staff at (850) 644-3271 or lib-specialcollections@fsu.edu for more information about access to this collection.
Dates: Created: 1969-2014

Ruby Diamond Family Papers

 Collection — Box Folder3
Identifier: MSS 2007-037
Abstract Correspondence, genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to Ruby Diamond and the related Hirschberg and Williams families.
Dates: Created: 1860-1994

Virgil Conner interview

 Collection — Box 141
Identifier: MSS 75-6
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript of an interview with Virgil Conner, performed on April 24, 1973, by Clifton Paisley. During the interview, Mr. Connor discusses his early college education, his relationship with Doak Campbell, his political leanings and also his experience as an 85 year old graduate student at FSU in the 1970s. This interview was research material for the article "A Graduate Student at Eighty-Five" published in Research in Review in 1973. A copy of that issue is included with the transcript.
Dates: Created: 1973; Other: Majority of material found in April 24, 1973