Olin Norwood Collection
Scope and Contents
The Olin Norwood collection consists chiefly of holograph French documents and correspondence, but there are also a variety of other materials, such as British, American, German and Belgian holograph, typed and printed correspondence and historical materials, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, pictures, and other materials. The materials in this collection cover topics such as the American Civil War and World War II, military issues such as the Battle of Kings Mountain or the bombardment of cities. Other materials discuss searching and seizing foreign vessels, people fleeing their country, slavery and the sale of slaves in areas such as South Carolina, and the collection also contains materials on poets and there is a picture from the world premiere of Gone with the wind.
Many important figures in history are mentioned in the materials of this collection. Some of these people are: William Croswell, Henry Howe, Dwight D. Eisenhower, George Cockburn, Frederick Tennyson, Gideon Ernst, Louis XVIII, Jean Francois Marmontel and Napoleon Bonaparte. As well, the collection contains a discussion of source material on the history of the Confederate States, and other research by Olin Norwood.
Research papers originally part of MSS 79-9.. Microfilm: Film 9602
- Other: Date acquired: 03/28/1956
- Norwood, Olin (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to all researchers.
Conditions Governing Use
All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast, or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
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Source of Acquisition
Gift of Olin Norwood
Processed June 1968.
- Antonio Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza, 1679-1731
- Beauvoir, Roger de, 1806-1866
- Cokburne, George, 1729-1799
- Confederate States of America
- Croswell, William
- Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections Subject Source: Local sources
- Howe, Henry
- Louis IV, King of France, 921-954
- Louis XVIII, King of France, 1755-1824.
- Malte-Brun, Conrad, 1775-1826
- Marmontel, Jean-François, 1723-1799
- Military Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Montmorency, Mathieu de, 1767-1826
- Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
- Necker de Saussure, Albertine-Adrienne, 1766-1841
- Noailles, Louis, duc de, 1713-1793
- Paganel, Pierre, 1745-1826
- Slavery Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Tennyson, Frederick 1807-1898
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Olin Norwood Collection
- Anna McCormick
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