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B. F. Hammond Civil War Letters

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1965-135
Scope and Contents Photostats of the Civil War letters by B.F. Hammond written during 1863 and 1864 from various camps in Virginia to members of his family in South Carolina. All letters were written on battlefields and contain vivid descriptions of "the bloody struggle." Also known as MSS 0-135.
Dates: Created: 1863-1864

David E. Bail Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 12.0025-Box 1
Identifier: 02-12.0025
Content Description This collection relates to Lieutenant David E. Bail Jr. who serves as a bombardier with the 335th Bomb Squadron, 95th Bomb Group in England during World War II. He attended University of Florida and enlisted in Spring of 1942. He flew two missions over France before he was shot down over Hanover, Germany on July 26, 1943 and killed in action. This collection contains seven folders includes Bail’s personal letters to his family from December, 1941 up to his death, letters from the War Department to Bail’s family first declaring him MIA, then later confirming him KIA, two photographs of Bail and his crew, and a letter from his sister to Bail’s parents recounting her interview with Bail’s...
Dates: 1938-1949

Chester W. Bailes papers

 Collection — Box: 14.0031 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-14.0031
Scope and Contents Chester W. Bailes served as a 4th Grade technician in the US Army 1st Armored Division during World War II. He was first sent to Ireland, before participating in the North Africa invasion, Sicily, and Anzio during the invasion of Italy, where he spent the rest of the war. His collection includes a few letters, publications relating to his unit written after the war, Time, Stars and Stripes, and Yank Magazines, as well as a number of pamphlets and military-published books relating to World War II.
Dates: Created: 1942-2007; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/07/2014

Earl L. Bailey collection

 Collection — Box: 03.0019 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-03.0019
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters and memorabilia sent by U.S. Army soldier Earl L. Bailey to friends and family during World War II, as well as the transcript of an oral interview with the soldier. These documents detail the soldier's basic training at Camp Maxey, TX, participation in the Army Specialized Training Program at Ohio State University, and service in the 405th Regiment, 102nd Infantry Division. This service included stops at Camp Swift, TX, Fort Dix, NJ, and participation in the suppression of the Philadelphia Transit Strike of 1944 before departing for Europe. The letters discuss the campaign in Europe, battles in France and Germany, the Siegfrieg Line, and the occupation of...
Dates: Created: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/30/2003

Robert Bailey collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-10.0091
Scope and Contents This collection contains Japanese World War II ephemera such as paper money, Japanese propaganda scrapbooks, a book of fundamental Japanese, a bond from a Japanese bank, and a company document on Japanese paper.
Dates: Created: 1939-1945; Other: Majority of material found within 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/08/2010

Dae D. Baird, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0169 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-09.0169
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers pertaining to Ensign Dae D. Baird, Jr. and his experiences as a Merchant Marine during World War II.The papers include photographs, letters, speeches, biographical articles, and military documents.The Dae D. Baird, Jr. collection pertains to the service of Ensign Dae D. Baird, Jr. in the United States Merchant Marines from June 1943 until 1946, as a Purser. Consisting of copies of photographs, records of medals, and articles on the Merchant Marine and Mr. Baird’s experiences during World War II, the collection provides insight into the experiences of a Merchant Mariner. In his brief account on the war, “Unusual and Rare World War II Experiences,”...
Dates: Created: 1944-2009; Other: Date acquired: 11/20/2009

Irvin Baker manuscript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0027 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0027
Scope and Contents 1st Lieutenant Irvin Baker's unpublished manuscript describes his experiences as a platoon leader with the 4th Marine Division and 10th Amtrac Battalion of the United States Marine Corps. He led his platoon through the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/09/2006

Nicholas and Jeanne Baldino transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0106 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0106
Content Description This collection relates to Nicholas Baldino who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 5th and 11th Bomb Groups in the Pacific Theatre and his wife Jeanne Baldino. This collection contains an oral history transcript detailing Nicholas Baldino's military service and how Jeanne met Nicholas Baldino.
Dates: April 13, 2005; Event: Majority of material found within 1943-1946

Baliot Collection, 1902-1997, bulk dates 1910-1928

 Collection
Identifier: A2021.0027
Abstract The Baliot Collection is comprised of black and white print photographs, performance contracts, card photographs, printed materials, programs, a scrapbook, and a published book. The materials date from 1902 to 1997, the bulk ranging from 1910-1928. A significant portion of card and print photographs capture scenes of the Baliot aerial performers, acts, and publicity shots, primarily of Emma and Anton Riedler, stage named Erna and Tony Baliot. The scrapbook and printed materials consist of clippings, ephemera, and advertising of the Baliots as well as personal photographs and travel related printed materials.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1928; 1902 - 1997

Ballads of Thomas Cobbe

 Collection — Container: Item 1
Identifier: MSS 0-65
Scope and Contents Bound manuscript copy of Legends (After the Basque), containing nineteen "Tales of Faiëry" written in the winter of 1877-1878 by Thomas Cobbe, adapted from Basque Legends by Wentworth Webster (1877). They comprise 224 pages with 20 original drawings by Janet Finlay Cobbe. The back cover is in poor condition with two of the metal corner pieces still attached. Manuscript pages are in excellent condition and the handwriting is legible.
Dates: Created: 1878; Other: Date acquired: 03/24/1958

Mark C. Bane, Jr. transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0469 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0469
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Mark C. Bane Jr. who joined the National Guard in May 1941. He later volunteered for the 501st Parachute Battalion and was sent to Montgomery, Alabama to train at the Maxwell Air Force Base. While at Maxwell Air Force Base, he trained British cadets under the Arnold Plan. In late 1945, Bane traveled overseas with General Douglas MacArthur. The collection consists of an oral history transcript.
Dates: Created: 1927-1946; Other: Date acquired: 09/27/2001

Bank of Florida Letter

 Collection — Box: 515
Identifier: MSS 0-13
Scope and Contents The three page letter, signed by E.G. Booth, secretary to D.S. Kennedy, Esq. of New York, gives a list of drafts drawn on several individuals and then the details of a bill of lading covering 41 bales of cotton, all being sent for discount. The postscript refers to the financial difficulties then existing in Florida banking circles.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1952; 1844

Joseph T. Bannan papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box, Folder: 05.0128 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-05.0128
Scope and Contents This collection follows Joseph T. Bannan as he served aboard the U.S.S. Panamint (AGC13). He was under the command of Admiral Arthur D. Struble. On this ship were photograph developers that obtained the picture of renowned wartime journalist, Ernie Pyle, lying dead on the island of Le Shima. Only two copies were ever made and the original was destroyed shortly after its creation to prevent a decline in American morale. This collection contains a photocopy of one of the original copies owned by Bannan.
Dates: Created: 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 09/12/2005

Barbara Boling Anderson Collection

 Collection — Box: 1;HousedwithOtherCollections
Identifier: HP 2009-046
Scope and Contents Items include three photographs, FSU Artist Series programs, and other assorted documents, publications and ephemera relating to Barbara Boling Anderson's college life at Florida State College for Women and Florida State University, from 1947-1950.

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: 1947-1950; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2009

Barbara Gier papers

 Collection — Container: Letters/Manuscript
Identifier: 02-00.0545
Scope and Contents This collections consists of World War II personal letters to family, primarily her mother, from Barbara Gier who served as a U.S. Army Nurse in France. Several letters provide vivid descriptions of the English and French countrysides.
Dates: Created: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/24/2000

Barbara McCrimmon Research Collection

 Collection — Container: Personal Papers
Identifier: MSS 2001-01
Abstract Letters and research materials of Barbara McCrimmon, Florida State University alumna, mainly concerning her time spent drafting the biography of Dr. Richard Garnett.
Dates: Created: 1895 - 1993; Other: Majority of material found in 1975-1993; Other: Date acquired: 06/06/2011

Barbara Morrison Secretary of State war ballot scrapbook

 Collection — Container: OS H.7
Identifier: MSS 1-19
Scope and Contents Scrapbook of the Administration of the Official War Ballot in the Office of Secretary of State. A project done by Barbara Morrison, 'intern' in the Office of the Secretary of State. Subject is World War II absentee war ballots. It documents the administration of Public Law 712 (Federal) which provides for absentee voting by service personnel serving away from place of residence.
Dates: Other: November 7, 1942

George and Hazel Barbour papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0026 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0026
Scope and Contents The collection of George and Hazel Barbour relates to George Barbour who served in the 14th Air Force "Flying Tigers" in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater, and his wife Hazel Barbour who remained on the home front during World War II. The collection contains an oral history transcript interview of George Barbour.  It also contains Barbour's unofficial flight journal. Also included are memoirs by his wife, Hazel Barbour, of life on the home front in South Portland, Maine. The collection also consists of brief recollections of her mother (who worked at a shipyard in South Portland, Oregon) on the life of the Pueblo Air Base.  Moreover, the collection contains log notes of George Barbour's...
Dates: Created: 1942-2003; Other: Majority of material found within 1941-1946; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2002

Robert B. Barnick collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collecion - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0140 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0140
Content Description This collection relates to Robert B. Barnick who served in the European Theater of Operations as part of the Italian campaign with the 10th Mountain Division, 604th Field Artillery. This collection includes a manuscript titled "In My Right Mind," newspaper clippings relating to his service, and photographs.
Dates: February 2000; Event: 1943-1945

Zeddie P. Barron, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-07.0077
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to Technician Fifth Grade Zeddie P. Barron, Jr., who was stationed in Virginia, Kentucky, Ireland, Britain, France, Holland, Belgium, and Germany between 1943 and 1945. As a clerk in the 552nd Railhead Company, Barron was attached to the First Engineer Special Brigade. The collection contains personal letters sent from Barron to his wife throughout his period of service, military documents including a ration book, Barron's military record and entrance physical, as well as newspaper clippings, envelopes, and an unpublished poem by Eugene S. Masters reacting to the use of the atomic bomb.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; 1939-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/12/2007

Elfriede Gertrude Bartau-Little transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0002 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0002
Scope and Contents This collection contains the transcript of an interview with Elfriede Gertrud Bartau-Little who grew up in Germany during WWII.
Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2004

Bartholomew Lynch Journal

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 0-180
Scope and Contents Journal in manuscript kept by US Army Private Bartholomew M. Lynch, commanded by Lieutenant John Graham during the Florida War. Early entries document his training and travel from New York to Florida on board the "Southern liner called America." Includes an eyewitness description of the captive Seminole leader Osceola, dated May 2, 1837.

Pages one and two are missing; page three begins with an entry for October 3, 1836.

Online Copy Available http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_MSS0180_B52a
Dates: 1836-1839; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/1954

Robert Otto Bauer collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-18.0015
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Technician Fifth Grade Robert Otto Bauer who served with the 100th Infantry Division Band and subsequently Company C, 8th Armored Infantry Battalion, 20th Armored Division, in the European Theater during World War II. The collection includes artifacts, German World War II pilot flying helmets, photographs, veteran association newsletters, and ephemera. One unpublished photograph includes actress Ingrid Bergman posing with Bauer during the war. Photographs and memorabilia related to Bauer's wife, Joyce Ann Bauer, are also included in the collections.
Dates: Created: 1941-2004; Other: Date acquired: 05/16/2018

Beanie, Eloise Odell Goulding Levy "F Club" Cap

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2007-030
Scope and Contents "F Club" cap of Florida State College for Women student Eloise Odell Goulding Levy (formerly Eloise Odell Goulding) (BS, Human Sciences, 1945). [3D Object].
Dates: Created: circa 1942-1945

Clyde Campbell Beaver collection

 Collection — Box: 17.0004 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-17.0004
Scope and Contents This collection contains artifacts, papers, and photographs that belonged to Clyde Campbell Beaver from his time serving in the U.S. Army in the Corps of Engineers as a draftsman during World War II in the Pacific Theater.  The artifacts include his draftsman tools, jacket, camera, and Bronze Star.  The papers include official Army documents, newspaper clippings about Clyde, a personal letter to his wife, Adele Beaver, and a telegram.  The photographs include photographs of Clyde in the Philippines, photographs with his wife and mother, and photographs he took himself.
Dates: 1941-1990; Other: Date acquired: 02/16/2017

Daniel Dean Becker collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0098 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-02.0098
Content Description This collection relates to Daniel Dean Becker who served in the 110th Signal Company, 10th Mountain Division in Italy during World War II. This collection contains a veterans questionnaire and memoir entitled "Memoirs of a Signalman: 110 Signal Company, 10th Mountain Division, Italy World War II."
Dates: September 9, 1999; Event: Majority of material found within 1943-1946

Walter Carl Beckham collection

 Collection — Box: 19.0013-Box 1
Identifier: 02-19.0013
Content Description This collection relates to Colonel Walter Carl Beckham who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps as a P-47 fighter pilot with the 353rd Fighter Group in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. He was credited 18 aerial victories. He was shot down and subsequently became a German Prisoner of War. He was the recipient of the Distingquished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Silver Star, Air Medal, and Legion of Merit. This collection contains Beckham's medals, badges, pins, photographs, veteran's items, and newspaper articles.
Dates: circa 1941-1996

Beehive Mariners Chapter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-15.0037
Scope and Contents This collection relates to the Utah Beehive Chapter of the Merchant Marine veterans' organization who served during World War II. The collection contains various documents and photographs related to veterans of this chapter.
Dates: 1945-2014

Bellamy-White Duel

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-17
Scope and Contents This collection contains a three-page letter by Edwin Pugsley that gives some background on Senator William White and Abraham Bellamy, both of Monticello, Florida, principals of the duel, and a detailed description of the "English Duelling Pistols" chosen by them. Also, how Mr. Pugsley came into possession of the information about the historic duel and of the pistols.

The pistols, still in Mr. Pugsley's possession as of the writing of the letter in 1958, are illustrated in a little book Famous guns from famous collections by H. W. Bowman.
Dates: 1958; Other: Date acquired: 03/25/1958

Ben C. Willis Addresses and Article

 Collection — Box: 1817
Identifier: MSS 2008-022
Scope and Contents Addresses delivered by former Florida Circuit Judge Ben C. Willis and an article written by Willis for the Florida Heritage Foundation News and Views. These materials are useful to researchers studying Tallahassee life during the 1930s. According to Lee Willis, these addresses were probably given at the Exchange Club in Tallahassee, which met at the Cherokee Hotel until it closed.

Includes MSS 2008-021.
Dates: Created: 1972, 1986

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