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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.

Online Copies Available

Select materials from the Clifton Paisley Collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.


  • Creation: 1915-1968
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1969

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright owned by Florida State University. 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.


7 folders

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Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mr. Clifton L. Paisley

Related Materials

Paisley, Clifton. (1968). From Cotton To Quail: An Agricultural Chronicle of Leon County, Florida, 1860-1967. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press.

Red Hills of Florida Collection, MSS 1994-002, Special Collections & Archives, Florida State University Libraries, Tallahassee, Florida.

Processing Information

Processed November 1969.

Map descriptions added April 15, 2022 (HD).

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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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