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LIT. Literary Manuscripts

 Record Group
Identifier: LIT

Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:

17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents

 Collection — Box 4
Identifier: 01-MSS 1948-003

A Long Time Since Morning Manuscript and Galley Proofs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-328
Scope and Contents Original typewritten manuscript and galley proofs of Leon Odell Griffith's A Long Time Since Morning. The typewritten manuscript included handwritten edits, is unbound, and has some documentation from the publisher, Random House. The galley proofs are also unbound with handwritten edits and are stored folded. They are dated March 18, 1954.
Dates: 1954

Alberte Spratt Sea of Cortez Illustrations

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 01-MSS 0-348
Scope and Contents 46 original drawings used as illustrations for Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck and Edward Ricketts, 1941.
Dates: Created: circa 1940; Other: Date acquired: 05/01/1968

Alec Rackowe Manuscripts

 Collection — Box 321
Identifier: MSS 71-103
Scope and Contents Alec Rackowe manuscripts for "The Slope of Love," "Summertime," and "Take Me to Hollywood." Also included in the collection are several letters from Rackowe's editor at The American Magazine.
Dates: November 21, 1953; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/1971

Alicia Korenman Graphic Novels Collection

 Collection — Box 23-24andOS1
Identifier: 01-MSS 2007-047
Scope and Contents Includes small press and alternative publications, with a focus on content related to everyday experiences and societal norms. Publishers include Alternative Comics, Fantagraphics Books, Slave Labor Graphics, Vertigo Comics, and independently produced zines, as well as Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Oni Press, and Marvel Comics.
Dates: Created: 1983-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1990-2007

Allan and Gwen Reichert Thomas Armstrong Research Materials

 Collection — Box 1-2(unprocessed)
Identifier: 01-MSS 2014-009
Scope and Contents Local histories, genealogical research, printed agendas, and notes regarding the Thomas Armstrong Caldecott family.

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: Created: 2002-2010; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/2014

Anaxagorean Literary Society Constitution and By-Laws

 Collection — Box 1729
Identifier: MSS 2001-05
Scope and Contents Pamphlet entitled "Constitution and by-laws of the Anaxagorean Literary Society, Tallahassee Florida, 1901." It bears the signature of A. A. Murphree, President of the West Florida Seminary at that time.
Dates: Created: 1901; Other: Majority of material found in 1901; Other: Date acquired: 04/04/2001

Ann Kirn Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01-MSS 2011-0928
Scope and Contents The collection consists of books, with corresponding manuscripts, galleys and artwork related to each book. The books are accompanied by different versions of manuscripts, and both author's and editor's galleys, along with layout sketches and early drawings for each book.
Dates: Created: 1939-1974; Other: Date acquired: 09/09/2011

Annie Louise Blackwell Collection

 Collection — Box 302
Identifier: MSS 0-308
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the 174 page typescript draft with handwritten edits of The Men around Hurley, dating June 22 to July 2, 1931, by Annie Louise Blackwell.
Dates: Majority of material found in June 22-July 2, 1931; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1963

Ballads of Thomas Cobbe

 Collection — Item 1
Identifier: 01-MSS 0-65
Scope and Contents Bound manuscript copy of Legends (After the Basque), containing nineteen "Tales of Faiƫry" written in the winter of 1877-1878 by Thomas Cobbe, adapted from Basque Legends by Wentworth Webster (1877). They comprise 224 pages with 20 original drawings by Janet Finlay Cobbe. The back cover is in poor condition with two of the metal corner pieces still attached. Manuscript pages are in excellent condition and the handwriting is legible.
Dates: Created: 1878; Other: Date acquired: 03/24/1958

Bertie Badger Moyers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01-MSS 1987-005
Scope and Contents The collection includes stories, serial rights, radio rights and scripts, and lyrics written by Bertie Badger Moyers. The radio and serial rights and scripts form the bulk of the collection and date from the early 1920s. Also included, is one book entitled Motion Picture Studio Directory and Trade Annual, in which there is an entry for Ms. Moyers on page 324.
Dates: Created: 1916-1964

Carlton J. Corliss Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01-MSS 79-1
Abstract The collection includes correspondence, publications, service records, diaries, memorabilia, articles, research notes, speeches, genealogical information, photographs, and scrapbooks created or collected by Carlton J. Corliss. The majority of the papers are related to railroads, various railway companies that Corliss worked for, and publications about railroads. Topics include the Florida East Coast Railway, the Illinois Central Railroad Company, the Association of American Railroads, Abraham Lincoln, Florida, public relations, and his book, MAIN LINE OF MID-AMERICA. The collection also includes some writings of Robert S. Chilton from his service in the State Department.
Dates: Created: 1859-1978

Clara Rider Hayden Papers

 Collection — Box 149: Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 3
Identifier: 01-MSS 1-06
Scope and Contents Typescript drafts and publications by Clara Rider Hayden, including book reviews, articles, speeches, plays, and other works.
Dates: Created: 1922-1939

Clarence W. Edney Typescript

 Collection — Box 145
Identifier: 01-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

Clifton Paisley collection

 Collection — Box 153
Identifier: MSS 0-198
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials about Clifton Paisley's book, 'From Cotton to Quail.' Besides the manuscript with many holograph notes by the author, there are many pictures. Most were made by Paisley and are identified by labels, listing keys and a numbered bibliography. Other sources are described in a five page letter to Mrs. Judy Goffman, Editorial Assistant at the University of Florida Press in Gainesville, Florida.
Dates: 1915-1968; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1969

Cora Cheney Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-317
Scope and Contents Collection includes original manuscripts of Cheney's work with her edits, book jackets and illustrations from the publications and book galleys. One manuscript is accompanied with a letter from Cheney and a newspaper clipping about her and her family.
Dates: 1957-1961; Other: Date acquired: 05/24/1961

Dailey Paskman papers

 Collection — Box 683
Identifier: 01-MSS 87-20
Scope and Contents Collection contains original draft, typescript, script and microfilm of "Yama Yama Girl," as well as carbon copies of agreements between Dailey Paskman and Loew's Inc. (producer) for "Yama Yama Girl" and Hope Davis Gehrig for the "Bessie McCoy Story."
Dates: Created: 1943-1944; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1987

Diary of a Confederate Officer

 Collection — Box 142
Identifier: 01-MSS 1964-96
Scope and Contents Supposedly a diary of a Confederate officer, but careful examinations of the 118 finely handwritten and faded pages failed to reveal the name of the author or other information to confirm the claim.
Dates: Created: 1864-1865; Other: Date acquired: 04/29/1958

Dime Novels Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01-MSS 2015-003
Scope and Contents This collection contains dime novels from the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. These were cheap, mass-market fiction works sold in five, ten, and twenty cent formats that covered themes of adventure, crime, technology, the American Revolution, pirates, frontier life, the Wild West, and relations with Native Americans. This collection contains issues from popular dime novel publishers, including Frank Tousey, the Winner Library Co., Street and Smith, the George Marsh Company, Beadle and Adams, Norman L. Munro, the Arthur Westbrook Company, and R. M. de Witt. Because of their ephemeral nature, many dime novel publications have not survived. This collection offers a valuable look...
Dates: Created: 1861-1942; Other: Majority of material found in 1873-1927

Dorothea Leona Dubler Papers

 Collection — Personal Papers
Identifier: 01-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

Edna Hoffman Evans 'Sunstar and Pepper' manuscript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01-MSS 0-321
Scope and Contents Collection also includes galley proofs for the same title.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 07/06/1954

Edwin Crusoe IV Poems

 Collection — Box 309
Identifier: 01-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 am";...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1967; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/1967

Fairbanks Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01-MSS 0-104
Scope and Contents Personal, business and family correspondence, books, business records (account books), and writing materials of George R. Fairbanks. This collection contains 1473 original material items, as well as 567 items which are copies of original materials. The collection contains biographical sketches of George Rainsford Fairbanks and his family history, his will, papers about personal matters, the Civil War, St. Augustine before and during the war, sale of slaves, photographs of Fairbanks, Charles Locke Beard, Charles Massey, and sketches of places such as a church in Palatka, Florida. There is a great deal of Civil War correspondence, including persons such as Senator David Levy Yulee and James...
Dates: Created: 1817-1942; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966

Florida Fish and Fishing Galley Proof and Manuscript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-325
Scope and Contents Galley proof of Phil Francis's Florida Fish and Fishing, New York, Macmillan 1955. SH483 .F7
Dates: Majority of material found in 1955

Francois Bucher Papers

 Collection — unprocessed
Identifier: 01-MSS 2015-010
Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers of Francois Bucher (1927-1999), professor of Art History (1978-1996), including correspondence, instructional materials, artwork, research materials, and scholarly works. Significant correspondents include William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Paul Sharits, and Kurt Vonnegut. The collection includes works by Sinclair Beiles, Bucher and Burroughs. Subjects include Bucher's academic career at University of Minnesota, Yale University, Brown University, State University of New York-Binghamton, and Florida State University; Junction B and the Nautilus Foundation in Lloyd, Florida; and Bucher's novel Ein Strahlendes End (...
Dates: Created: 1300, 1565, 1880-1996; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014

Frank Norris manuscript leaf from McTeague

 Collection — Box 153
Identifier: MSS 0-340
Scope and Contents Manuscript leaf from Frank Norris's McTeague, Argonaut Manuscript Edition of the Works of Frank Norris, page 176.
Dates: 1899

George Alexander Lensen Author Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: 01-MSS 90-7
Scope and Contents Collection contains 5 manuscripts from Dr. Lensen written between 1959 and 1967. All deal with Dr. Lensen's area of study in Japanese and Russian history and relations.
Dates: Created: 1959-1967; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1967

George Harper Papers

 Collection — Box 1414: Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 3; Series Series 4; Series Series 5; Series Series 6
Identifier: 01-MSS 1991-003
Scope and Contents The papers of George Harper include articles, catalogs, correspondence, manuscripts, College English Association conference programs, and publications. The majority of the papers, and escpecially the correspondence, cover a large period of time from the 1870s to the late 1960s. The 38 books donated by George Harper with this collection have been cataloged and information about them may be accessed through the Florida State University Libraries online catalog.
Dates: Created: 1872-1980

George Milton Collection on the Bloomsbury Group

 Collection — Oversize Box1
Identifier: 01-MSS 83-4
Scope and Contents This collection consists of portrait paintings, books, and a variety of papers by and about the Bloomsbury Group and individuals associated with Bloomsbury.According to George Milton, the donor, "These portraits are strictly personal impressions, gleaned from a study of letters, memoirs, autobiographies, biographies, as well as photographs, several trips were made to England, in order to visit residences, and places frequented by many of the subjects."Subjects and persons significant to this collection include: Bloomsbury maps, exhibits, Ottoline Morrell, Virginia Woolf portrait and diary, Leonard Woolf, Lytton Strachey, Queen Victoria, Florence Nightingale, Queen...
Dates: Created: 1882-1979; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1983