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Florida State University Activities Calendars

Identifier: MSS 2007-036

Scope and Contents

The collection of Florida State University Activities Calendars includes issues published from 1956-1976 and several undated items. There are gaps in the collection in the early 1960s and after 1976. The calendars document campus activities such as athletic events; class picnics; cultural activities, such as concerts, plays, and motion pictures; fraternity and sorority events, orientations, student elections; and student exhibits.


  • Created: 1956-1976
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1965-1969

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

Several Florida State University (FSU) campus offices were responsible for the publication and distribution of the FSU Activities Calendars, which document campus student events. During the late 1950s, for example, the calendars were published by the FSU Division of Publications. From the late 1960s through the 1990s, they were published by the Student Union, the Student Activities Office, the Leisure Program Office, and the Office of Public Relations and Special Events. As of 2007, the calendars are published on an FSU campus website by the Florida State University (FSU) Student Activities Center, a student organization that is part of the Oglesby Student Union.

Over the years, the calendar title changed. In the 1950s, it was called "Campus Calendar." From the 1960s until the late 20th Century, it became "Activities Schedule," "Garnet and Gold Guide," and finally "Activities Calendar" until the FSU Student Activities Center assumed responsibility for its publication in the early 21st Century.


25.00 items

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Method of Acquisition

Cannot be determined.

Existence and Location of Originals

Portions of collection available online?: Yes. Calendars created by FSU Student Activities Office are available online through FSU website.

Processing Information

Processed by Burt Altman in November 2007.

Florida State University Activities Calendars
Burt Altman
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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