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17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1948-003
Dates: Created: 1664-1976

19th c. Florida Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1952-006
Scope and Contents

Correspondence. This collection is comprised of various groups of letters about Florida, dating between 1837 and 1891 most of which deal primarily with land issues.

Dates: Created: 1835-1891

A Century of Tallahassee Girls, 1824-1924

 Collection — Container: HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-056
Scope and Contents

"A Century of Tallahassee Girls: As Viewed from the Leaves of their Diaries," collected and compiled by Clara R. Hayden.

Dates: Created: undated

A Long Time Since Morning Manuscript and Galley Proofs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-328
Scope and Contents

Original typewritten manuscript and galley proofs of Leon Odell Griffith's A Long Time Since Morning. The typewritten manuscript included handwritten edits, is unbound, and has some documentation from the publisher, Random House. The galley proofs are also unbound with handwritten edits and are stored folded. They are dated March 18, 1954.

Dates: 1954

AAUW Florida Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2017-007
Scope and Contents

Records of the American Association of University Women, Florida Division, including publications, reports, press clippings, directories, convention records, and Board of Directors records.



Online Copies Available

Born-digital materials from this collection are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: Created: 1982-2012; Other: Date acquired: 11/08/2017

Abraham Kurkindolle Allison Estate Testamentary

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 1978-033
Scope and Contents

A testamentary dated July 17, 1893, signed by Paul Thompson, County Judge, Gadsden County. The document appoints C.E.L. Allison and Elizabeth S. Allison as Executor and Executrix of Abraham Kurkindolle Allison's estate.

Dates: Majority of material found in July 17, 1893

A.C. Lyles Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2014-007
Scope and Contents

Print documents and photographs documenting the career of A.C. Lyles at Paramount Pictures Corporation and as an advisor to the Ronald Reagan presidential administration. The collection includes scripts, production records, financial records, books, awards, personal documents, political correspondence, celebrity correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

Note to researchers: This collection is in process, and portions remain unavailable to researchers at this time. Please contact FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives for more information.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 05/22/2014

Academic Mace Sketch

 Collection — Container: HP Miscellaneous Documents box 3
Identifier: HP 2007-106
Scope and Contents

The Academic Mace Sketch is a revised drawing of the Florida State University academic mace used during formal academic related processions.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2007

Account Book

 Collection — Container: 1 item
Identifier: MSS 85-01
Scope and Contents

Account Book (possibly a store account book) Feb. to Nov. 1872.

Dates: Created: 1872

Adams Brothers Store Ledger

 Collection — Container: Oversize
Identifier: MSS 2006-015
Scope and Contents

While the Adams Brothers Store Ledger covers only a brief period of the existence of this business (1898-1899), it documents the operations of a late 19th and early 20th Century mercantile store in north Florida. It is significant to researchers studying North Florida's economic history during this period.

Dates: Created: 1898-1899

Adeline Wilkes Collection of Dr. Doris Clack Research Materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2014-002
Abstract

Research materials and correspondence used by FSU faculty member Adeline W. WIlkes in writing biographical materials about Dr. Doris Clack.

Dates: Created: 1975-1997; Other: Majority of material found in 1995-1997; Other: Date acquired: 02/14/2014

Admiral Richard H. Leigh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-165
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of United States Navy Admiral Richard H. Leigh. They include a 17-volume holograph diary, dating 1917-1944, containing official orders, holograph and typed letters, newspaper clippings, printed programs, maps, pictures, and other related items. Also included is a four volume set of personal papers, and a book which Leigh entitled, Whereas, which consists of newspaper clippings, family pictures, programs, doctor bills, and other materials. Many of these documents relate to the history and development of the United States Navy, World War I, and events leading to the conflict with Japan and World War II. Other...
Dates: 1870-1944; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1958

Advertisements for Walt Whitman works

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-262
Scope and Contents

Two prints of Walt Whitman advertisements from 1889 and 1855.

Dates: Created: 1855-1889; Other: Date acquired: 03/31/1956

Alachua, Gadsden and Leon Counties Civil War papers

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1967-060
Scope and Contents These photocopies of Civil War papers include a letter from Bird B. Wright of Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, Virginia to his wife Amy R. Wright of Quincy Florida in Gadsden County. The letter dated September 21, 1862, informs her that he has been badly wounded while in combat near Sharpsburg, Maryland and gives instructions how to get to the place where he is and tells her that she or his brother should come to see him. Among other things, he tells her that his Captain was killed the same day he was wounded. Also included is a Certificate of Parole, Waldo, Alachua County, Florida, dated May 20, 1865 to J. A. Tompkins...Private of Co. B. 2nd Regiment, Florida Calvary, and a...
Dates: Created: 1862-1865; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/1967

Albert A. Murphree Genealogical Papers

 Collection — Container: HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: HP 2008-008
Scope and Contents

Assorted genealogical papers related to former Seminary West of the Suwannee, Florida State College and Florida Female College President (1897-1909), Albert A. Murphree.  Includes some copies of photographs.

Dates: Created: undated; Other: Date acquired: 05/19/2008

Albert Waller Gilchrist Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1964-125
Scope and Contents

The Gilchrist Papers are comprised of the official papers of Albert Waller Gilchrist, 20th Governor of Florida, as well as newspaper articles, military and state official documents, items pertaining to the naming of Gilchrist County, materials regarding educational institutions including Carolina Military Institute and West Point, personal correspondence, genealogical research, and papers pertaining to Gilchrist's estate and will.

Also known as MSS 0-125.

Dates: Created: 1876-1929

Alberte Spratt Sea of Cortez Illustrations

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 0-348
Scope and Contents

46 original drawings used as illustrations for Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck and Edward Ricketts, 1941.

Dates: Created: circa 1940; Other: Date acquired: 05/01/1968

Alec Rackowe Manuscripts

 Collection — Box: 321
Identifier: MSS 71-103
Scope and Contents

Alec Rackowe manuscripts for "The Slope of Love," "Summertime," and "Take Me to Hollywood." Also included in the collection are several letters from Rackowe's editor at The American Magazine.

Dates: November 21, 1953; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/1971

Alexander Farnsley's love letters

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1964-106
Scope and Contents Facsimile reproduction of letters written by Alexander Farnsley of Fernelea to Mary Elizabeth Thurman of Louisville, whom he always addressed as "Dear Bettie." The letters were written between 1856-1860 and reproduced on the occasion of the weddings of two of their great granddaughters, Sally Burrell Farnsley, married at Louisville, July 28, 1962, and Anne Peaslee Farnsley, married at Hamburg, Germany, August 5, 1962. The letters and notes of Alexander Farnsley were handwritten and, although reproduced, are in good condition, but the one letter written by Ms. Thurman to him and signed "Bettie" is only fairly legible. In the collection is a printed...
Dates: Created: 1856-1860; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1963

Alice Nicholson Collection

 Collection — Container: 1 Box
Identifier: HP 2007-024
Scope and Contents

Personal items of Florida State College for Women student Alice Nicholson (BS, Education, 1927). Items include photographs and a painting from her years at FSCW, as well as later Florida and LeRoy Collins related memorabilia. (See box list.)



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: circa 1924-1927, 1940s-1960s

Alicia Korenman Graphic Novels Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2007-047
Scope and Contents

Includes small press and alternative publications, with a focus on content related to everyday experiences and societal norms. Publishers include Alternative Comics, Fantagraphics Books, Slave Labor Graphics, Vertigo Comics, and independently produced zines, as well as Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Oni Press, and Marvel Comics.

Dates: Created: 1983-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1990-2007

Allan and Gwen Reichert Thomas Armstrong Research Materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2014-009
Scope and Contents

Local histories, genealogical research, printed agendas, and notes regarding the Thomas Armstrong Caldecott family.

Note to researchers: This collection is in process, and portions remain unavailable to researchers at this time. Please contact FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives for more information.

Dates: Created: 2002-2010; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/2014

Allen Morris Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1966-187
Scope and Contents The Allen Morris Papers consist of personal and professional records and research materials accumulated by Mr. Morris over a period of about forty-one years. The papers consist of correspondence; biographical sketches of Florida officials and other famous Floridians; photographs, programs, and other materials related to the Allen Morris Legislative Awards; historical data concerning place names, historical houses, rivers and river boats. Also included is a complete file of "Cracker Politics," the column that Allen Morris was responsible for writing for so many years, as well as notes and materials compiled and used in the creation of the Florida Handbook. A large...
Dates: 1861-1970

Alumni Association F Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-067
Scope and Contents

The collection contains artifacts and documents related to F Club and its members from 1922 until the 2001 reunion.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: 1922-2001

Alumni Association Flying High Circus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-0AF
Scope and Contents

The items in the collection include programs, photographs, and other memorabilia and ephemera related to the Flying High Circus.  (See box list.)



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: 1947-2005

Alumni Association Football Collection

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-0AP
Scope and Contents

The collection includes programs and other memorabilia and ephemera related to football games.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: 1947-1964

Alumni Association Miscellaneous Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-0AG
Scope and Contents

The collection contains photographs related to Florida State College for Women and Florida State University.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: circa 1900s-1980s; Other: Majority of material found in circa 1900s-1980s

Alumni Association Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2007-0AR
Scope and Contents

The collection contains records relating to the Florida State University Alumni Association and its members.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: 1919-1969

Amelia Black Bow Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2007-095
Scope and Contents

Amelia Black Bow's scrap book contains newspaper clipping, programs, correspondence, and other ephemera related to her junior year at the Florida State College for Women.

Dates: Created: 1937-1941

American Association of University Professors, Florida State University Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1985-027
Scope and Contents The American Association of University Professor-FSU Chapter Records document the history of this organization that represented faculty and other higher education professionals at Florida State University. The collection contains activity files, agendas, committee files, correspondence, election materials, financial records, membership, minutes, newsletters, programs, and resolutions. Predominant topics include academic freedom; collective bargaining representation; faculty elections; merit; political activity; recruitment/retention; and salaries; and financial support of higher education in Florida. It is significant to researchers studying the early history of faculty representation...
Dates: Created: 1950-1967; Other: Date acquired: 11/00/1985