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Campbell Stadium Fund records

 Collection — Container: 1453
Identifier: MSS 92-8

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials related to the Doak S. Campbell Stadium at Florida State University. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and deposit records concerning financing of the stadium. There is also a ledger book and lists of stadium certificate holders which were purchased to finance the stadium.


  • Other: Majority of material found in 1950

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

To request permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from the archives, please contact Heritage & University Archives, Florida State University Libraries, Tallahassee, Florida. Researchers must obtain separate permission from the copyright holders of material held within University Archives collections for which the institution does not hold copyright.

Biographical or Historical Information

Florida State University first began playing football at Centennial Field during their inaugural 1947 season. The Doak S. Campbell Stadium opened on October 7, 1950, with a seating capacity of 15,000. In 1954, the stadium grew to a capacity of 19,000. Six thousand more seats were added in 1961. During Bill Peterson's era, it was expanded to 40,500 seats. Between 1978 and 1982 there were three more additions. By 2002, the limit had grown to 82,000 seats.


117.00 items (2 Folders)

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Processing Information

Processed September 1992

Campbell Stadium Fund records
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US