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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 63 Collections and/or Records:

FSCW Photo Booklet

Identifier: HUA 2009-047

FSCW Souvenir Photo Booklet

Identifier: HUA 2010-018

"FSU Today" pamphlet

Identifier: HUA 2009-007
Content Description

One pamphlet.

Dates: Undated

Gym College movie

Identifier: HUA 2009-026
Content Description

DVD of short film

Dates: Undated

Heritage Protocol Miscellaneous Documents, Publications, & Ephemera

Identifier: HP 2007-00M
Scope and Contents

Heritage Protocol Miscellaneous Documents, Publications, & Ephemera Collection. Collection of documents pertaining to Florida State University and its predecessor institutions.

Online Copies Available

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

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Heritage Protocol Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings Collection

 Collection — HP Miscellaneous Documents box 3
Identifier: HP 2007-068
Scope and Contents

The collection contains newspaper clippings related to Florida State College for Women and Florida State University.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Heritage Protocol Postcard Collection

 Collection — Oversized materials housed within HP 2007-00M Box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-00P
Scope and Contents

Heritage Protocol Postcard Collection.  Collection of postcards pertaining to Florida State University and its predecessor institutions.

Online Copies Available

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

Dates: Created: circa 1930s-1950s

Historic Human Resources Faculty Files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HUA 2016-013
Scope and Contents

This collection contains faculty files that include information cards, salary history, news clippings, photographs, termination papers, resumes, and correspondence.

Dates: 1920-1985

History of Nursing Collection

Identifier: MSS 2017-012

Wilkinson Collection on Thomas Hoffer

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2021-004
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, course materials, and FSU publications documenting personal and educational activities of Thomas Hoffer, as well as activities of the FSU College of Communications.

Dates: 1976 - 2006

Home Movie with Scenes from FSU

 Collection — Unprocessed Miscellaneous Box 2
Identifier: HUA 2012-012

Lawrence G. Abele 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

Lee David Bowen Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2005-010
Scope and Contents

The Lee Bowen Collection contains Bowen's broadcast notebooks, game scorecards, game statistics charts, player statistics notebooks, and memorabilia documenting the broadcast career at Florida State University of a leading collegiate sportscaster and baseball statistician. It is a significant resource for researchers studying collegiate baseball broadcasting and history.

Dates: Created: 1990-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1999-2004

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

Magnolia Hall Keys

 Item — HUA Accessions Box 36
Identifier: HP-2010-047
Content Description

Skeleton keys from the former FSCW Dormitory Magnolia Hall.

Dates: Other: 1940-1949

Milton S. Carothers Papers

 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, as well as his career at Florida State University.

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

Identifier: MSS 2011-005

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: HUA 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 for more information about access to this collection.

Dates: Created: 1969-2014

Ruby Diamond Family Papers

 Collection — Box Folder3
Identifier: MSS 2007-037

Correspondence, genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to Ruby Diamond and the related Hirschberg and Williams families.

Dates: Created: 1860-1994

Smoke Signals (Magazine), January 1952

Identifier: HUA 2009-012
Content Description

One issue.

Dates: 1952

Smoke Signals Magazines

Identifier: HUA 2011-002
Content Description

Five Smoke Signals magazines, circa 1955-1959

Dates: 1955-1959

Tallahassee Souvenir China Plate

Identifier: HUA 2017-044
Content Description

China plate featuring buildings from FSCW and Tallahassee

Dates: 1935


Identifier: HUA 2010-020
Content Description

Four page timeline of the history of the property.

Dates: Undated