Florida State University Office of the President: Doak Campbell Administration Files
Scope and Contents
This collection includes subject files from Doak Campbell's tenure as President of Florida State College for Women and Florida State University. The files include correspondnce and files on FSU faculty, buildings, University budgets, academic programs, and campus committees.
Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.
- created: 1941-1957
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Biographical or Historical Information
Doak Campbell (1888-1973) served as president during the transition from Florida State College for Women (FSCW) to Florida State University. Prior to becoming president, he had been dean of the Graduate School at George Peabody College for Teachers. During his time in office, President Campbell worked to update FSU's curriculum to provide a more comprehensive and well-rounded education. Campbell supported the creation of an intercollegiate sports program and the construction of the football stadium, which was named for him. Campbell retired from his position 1957, but remained in the Tallahassee area as president emeritus until his death in 1973.
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Date accessioned: 2018/09/27
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Florida State University Office of the President: Doak Campbell Administration Files
- Paige Downey
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