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Scarborough Gifts: Morgan and Carn Papers

 Collection — Box: 513
Identifier: MSS 0-215

Scope and Contents

Several booklets, pamphlets, and other catalogues pertaining to past history of Florida State University and its predecessor institutions. Especially interesting is a catalogue of the Seminary West of the Suwannee River, 1892-1893, and a Programme of the 42nd Annual Commencement of the Seminary held at Munro's Opera House, June 9, 1893. Many names familiar to Tallahassee appear on this program and in the catalogue. At this time the Board of Visitors was made up of four prominent citizens of north Florida: E.P. Dismukes of Quincy, William Miller of Port Washington, Samuel Pasco of Monticello, and E.J. Vann of Madison. Unique among Mr. Scarborough's gifts is one of Hazeltine's miniature Almanacs, the Pocketbook Almanac of 1893, measuring 1.5x2 inches, apparently distributed by Dr. J.M. Carn. However, this particular tiny Almanac bears evidence of having been kept by Dr. Carn as a sort of Birthday Book, as family names were written on a number of the pages.


  • Created: 1892-1924
  • Other: Date acquired: 03/11/1959


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

Mr. Scarborough is the executor of the estate of Mrs.Corinne Carn Morgan of Chattahoochee. Mr. Morgan, her husband, was Mr. Scarborough's father's business partner for about 50 years. She was daughter of Julius M. Carn who was a practicing physician in Centerville. Miss Carn was in school at the time some of the catalogues were issued.


6.00 items (1 Folder)

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Source of Acquisition

Mr. E.W. Scarborough

Method of Acquisition


Scarborough Gifts: Morgan and Carn Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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