Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 121 - 150 of 1645

Benjamin Epstein papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0113 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0113
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Benjamin Epstein was a Jewish American serviceman who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942-1946, and he trained at Fort Logan, Colorado. He was transported on the U.S.S. Dorchester, which was torpedoed by a German U-Boat in February 1943. He described escaping from the sinking ship and swimming to one of two lifeboats. He was picked up by the U.S.S. Escambia and taken to Greenland. He remained in Greenland until January 1945 where he was transferred to Fort Totten, New York and remained there until discharged in 1946.
Dates: Created: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/2005

Arthur B. Benson and Claude B. Shook Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-17.0032
Scope and Contents This family collection relates to Technician 4th Grade Sergeants Claude B. Shook, 207th Field Artillery Battalion, and Arthur B. Benson, 705th Tank Destroyer Battalion,  who were brother in laws and both served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater. Arthur B. Benson was killed in action on August 14, 1944. The collection contains letters, photograph negatives, a unit newsletter, ephemera, and diary.
Dates: 1942-1948; Other: Majority of material found within 1944; Other: Date acquired: 11/28/2017

Norman Conway Benson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-00.0101
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Technician 5th Grade Norman Conway Benson who served with Company A, 1st Battalion, General Headquarters, United States Army Forces Pacific during World War II. The collection includes the contents of two scrapbooks, letters, government and identification information, and additional photographs during Norman Conway Benson's time serving the Army in the Philippines in 1944 and 1946. The letters and photographs originate from Norman Conway Benson's family, friends, and wartime girlfriend, Barbara Louise Howard. Photographs in the collection include family, friends, and Benson's time spent in the Philippines, Leyte, Luzon, Hollandia, New Guinea, and Canada....
Dates: 1943-1947

Harold W. Benzenberg collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0091 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0091
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Harold W. Benzenberg who served as a Photographer's Mate Third Class, and as a submarine spotter on the U.S. coast in New York and Maryland during World War II. This collection contains Benzenberg's certificate of fitness, honorable discharge papers, dog tags, certificate of satisfactory service, navy training course certificate, selective service system request, notice of separation service, and three photographs.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1954

Harold E. Bergman papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box, Folder: 05.0173 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-05.0173
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Harold E. Bergman's (Army Counter Intelligence Corps). The collection contains a memoir of his service. He volunteered in December 1939, spent two years in ROTC, and was later assigned as a clerk for Medical Replacement Training Center (MRTC), within the 54th Training Battalion.
Dates: 1939-1953; Other: Majority of material found within 1945; Other: Date acquired: 12/12/2005

Sheldon F. Berlow collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-13.0020
Content Description This collection relates to Sheldon F. Berlow who served with the 352nd Fighter Group, 8th Air Force, as the chief public information officer. This collection contains letters, photographs, newspapers, and official documents from Sheldon F. Berlow's time in England and Belgium. Numerous photographs document the activities of the 352nd Fighter Group. Letters discuss the progress of the war in Europe and life on the homefront.
Dates: 1934-1980

Bernard F. Sliger Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2003-004
Abstract Speeches, correspondence, newspaper clippings/newsletters, calendars, and photographs from Dr. Bernard F. Sliger, President of the Florida State University from 1976-1991.
Dates: Created: 1971-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1983-1991

Robert Berry Interview Transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0124 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-02.0124
Content Description This collection contains Colonel Robert Berry's oral history transcript wherein he describes his involvement in the Normandy invasion and its aftermath as a graves registration officer in the 6th Engineers Special Brigade. The interview also includes accounts of American soldiers being executed for war crimes. This collection contains a transcript Robert Berry's interview from the Reichelt Program for Oral History.
Dates: Event: Date of interview-July 11, 2000; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Bertha N. Baldwin Letters

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-12
Scope and Contents This collection contains the letters written by Bertha Baldwin while overseas with the American Expeditionary Forces as a dietitian during World War I, 1914-1918. They are addressed to Miss Anna May Tracy, Florida State College for Women and Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. Some letters are typed and some are manuscript, and were written from Paris, France, but two are written during her travels in the country. "The trip up the Marne" includes what she termed "My first trip east - Oct. 25 - from the Gare de l'Est." In this letter, she states that she traveled with the American Red Cross and "Bien Etre du Blesse," those who care for the wounded,...
Dates: Created: 1914-1918; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/1936

Bertha Parker Watkins certificate

 Collection — Container: Map case Box 03
Identifier: MSS 0-354
Scope and Contents Certification that Bertha Parker Watkins, niece of Benjamin Blount, is elected member of Olustee Chapter of the Florida Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. January 27, 1922.
Dates: Other: January 27, 1922

Bertie Badger Moyers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1987-005
Scope and Contents The collection includes stories, serial rights, radio rights and scripts, and lyrics written by Bertie Badger Moyers. The radio and serial rights and scripts form the bulk of the collection and date from the early 1920s. Also included, is one book entitled Motion Picture Studio Directory and Trade Annual, in which there is an entry for Ms. Moyers on page 324.
Dates: Created: 1916-1964

Gertrude Margaritte Ivory Bertram collection

 Collection — Box: 07.0114 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-07.0114
Scope and Contents This World War II collection relates to Gertrude Margaritte Ivory Bertram, an African American nurse who served in the U.S. Army. The collection consists of letters, photographs (depicting herself and her fellow nurses in uniform, as well as African American G.I.s, and a few photographs from her time in West Africa), personal items, books, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and interviews. The materials mainly document Bertram's time at Fort Bragg, NC, but there is some information concerning her life before enlistment, travels during enlistment, and life after enlistment. Most of her enlistment was spent in West Africa and at Fort Bragg, NC. This collection is important, as it covers the...
Dates: 1938-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1942; Other: Date acquired: 10/07/2007

Bertram Hylton Davis Letters

 Collection — Box: 142
Identifier: MSS 82-10
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from literary people received when Professor Davis was chairing the English Department Lecture Committee in 1977-1978. Included is the full correspondence with Reed Whittemore. Other correspondents include: Saul Bellow, Frederick Crews, E. L. Doctorow, Tom Stoppard, and Paul Antony Tanner. There are also memos of Bertram Davis and lecture space reservation materials.
Dates: Created: 1977-1978

Fred S. Bertsch Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-08.0134
Scope and Contents This collection relates to retired U.S. Navy Captain Fred S. Bertsch Jr. who served as the Engineer Officer during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations on the destroyer U.S.S. Case and the Korean War as a naval aviator.  The collection includes a daily handwritten log journal of activities aboard the U.S.S Case which begins with his eyewitness account of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, including the attack of the U.S.S. Arizona Battleship, through the end of 1943.  The collection also contains 133 original color slides, and digitized prints of the slides,...
Dates: Created: 1941-1991; Other: Majority of material found within 1941-1943; Other: Date acquired: 04/20/2012

Bessie Rumph Hiers Lux Collection

 Collection — Box: 1;HousedwithOtherCollections
Identifier: HP 2007-032
Scope and Contents Bessie Rumph Hiers Lux (formerly Bessie Miller Rumph) was a Florida State College for Women student, class of 1943 (BA, Education). The items in the collection include papers related to her participation in the student organizations, student grade reports and other assorted student related ephemera and memorabilia. (See box list.)
Dates: Created: circa 1939-1943, 1993; Other: Majority of material found in circa 1939-1943

Beth Moor Papers

 Collection — Container: OS 1-4
Identifier: MSS 1986-023
Scope and Contents The collection includes general correspondence of Beth Moor, newsclippings, photographs, and memorabilia of and about Beth Moor. A large part of this collection concerns former Florida Governor Spessard Holland as well as the Florida State College for Women (FSCW) and The Florida State University (FSU). Included in the papers are correspondence about Governor Holland, the FSU Alumni Association, and Alpha Delta Pi. Also includes photographs and memorabilia concerning Governor Holland, Beth Moor, and both FSCW and FSU.
Dates: Created: 1918-1986

Neil Betten collection

 Collection — Box: 01.0097 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-01.0097
Content Description This collection was compiled by former Florida State University Department of History professor Neil Betten. It contains 41 copies of Congress Weekly: A Review of Jewish Interests from February 1942 to June 1944. This weekly newsletter was published by the American Jewish Congress, which was headed by Stephen Wise. The newsletter includes a column, "News of the Women's Division." The newsletter covered topics such as the Warsaw Ghetto, Jewish soldiers in the U.S. military, Palestine, Zionism, and current issues in the United States and overseas affecting Jews. The collection also contains a Ph.D. dissertation by Peggy G. Pelt, "Wainwright...
Dates: 1942-1944; 1994

Betty E. Redd Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2007-003
Scope and Contents The "Odd Team" cap, and the Sophomore Council cap and pin of Florida State College for Women/Florida State University student Betty E. Redd (BS, Chemistry, 1947).
Dates: Created: circa 1940s; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2007

Betty Lewis Harrison Collection

 Collection — Container: 1 box
Identifier: HP 2007-044
Scope and Contents The collection contains a scrapbook and other items relating to life as a student at Florida State College for Women as well as papers relating to the Conradi Loan Scholarship Fund. (See box list.)
Dates: Created: circa 1941-1991; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1945

Betty S. Gilson papers

 Collection — Box: Box 00.0209 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-00.0209
Scope and Contents Betty S. and husband John Gilson were both medical doctors in residence in Cleveland, Ohio until John was called on active duty in the Navy. The letters in this collection were exchanged from 1944-1945 and discuss his experience in the Navy as well has her struggles on the homefront with balancing child care and professional duties while her husband served away in the U.S. Navy.
Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/11/2000

Betty Wood McNabb Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2001-02
Scope and Contents This collection of memorabilia of Betty Wood McNabb's career and life consists of scrapbooks, appointment books, articles, and 2 framed, boxed collections of objects such as medals, pins, charms, and other items. Scrapbooks, dated from 1950-1989 with photos of family, friends, cats, dogs, airplanes, and boats; correspondence from friends and family, including letters, postcards, Christmas, birthday, anniversary, get well, and thank you cards; newspaper articles written by her; and certificates of recognition and awards she received.Newspapers McNabb contributed to included: Albany Herald 1951-61; Albany Journal 1958-70; Atlanta Constitution 1962; Boston Globe 1990; Chicago...
Dates: Created: 1950-1989

Beulah Pipkin Papers

 Collection — Box: 1449
Identifier: MSS 1996-016
Scope and Contents The Beulah Pipkin papers include clippings, correspondence, and memorabilia. The clippings, dated from 1924 to 1985, concern Florida State University (FSU) history and include some from the Polk County Quarterly. Among the correspondence are letters from Ella Bisbee to Pipkin regarding a fifty year reunion class biography book and letter from FSU to Pipkin. The majority of the correspondence is from the 1970s. Included in the memorabilia is a citation from FSU and a letter from the director of the Alumni Association to Beulah Pipkin dated October 1969.
Dates: Created: 1924-1985

Beverly Jean Fogarty Smith Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2008-001
Scope and Contents Personal items of Florida State College for Women/Florida State University student Beverly Jean Fogarty Smith (formerly Beverly Jean Fogarty) (BA, Education, 1950). Items include freshman papers, programs, personal photographs, and assorted ephemera and memorabilia. She is the sister of Marjorie Fogarty Lee (Accession No. HP-2007-014). (See box list.)

Online Copies Available Select materials from this Collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.
Dates: Created: 1946-1952; Other: Majority of material found in 1946-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/15/2008

Bibliographic Associates Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 1992-007
Scope and Contents Correspondence to and from Norman L. Kilpatrick, Director of Florida State University Libraries, concerning the founding and early meetings of the Bibliographical Associates, an informal campus group that met to share interests in collecting rare books, old maps, original manuscripts, and other printed materials.
Dates: Created: 1954-1955

Billy Thomas Miner collection

 Collection — Container: Papers/Artifacts
Identifier: 02-13.0019
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers and artifacts collected by Billy Thomas Miner, who served during World War II as a Pharmacist's Mate, 1st Class, U.S.Navy. Miner's service brought him honors such as the Marine Expeditionary Force Ribbon, Point System, Victory Medal World War II, Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Good Conduct Medal, and Asiatic Pacific Medal with 4-Stars.

The collection includes Miners' uniform, metals, ribbons, his newspaper collection, photographs, and his personal papers. It also includes various Japanese artifacts, such as a Senninbari, cloth items, plates, military papers, and manuals.
Dates: Created: 1937-1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1937-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/22/2013

Biography of J.T. Bernard

 Collection — Box: 1729
Identifier: MSS 2001-09
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a three page handwritten biography of J.T. Bernard (born August 20, 1829-died 1909).
Dates: undated

Archie William Birchwood collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0165 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-09.0165
Content Description This collection relates to Archie William Birchwood who served with the U.S. Coast Guard as a border patrolman and the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II. With the Coast Guard, Birchwood searched for illegal immigrants along the Coast of Florida between Miami and Pensacola. This collection includes an oral history transcript and supporting documents including radio licenses, salary, and a merchant passport.
Dates: 1937-1946

Bird and Ulmer Papers

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 1964-020
Scope and Contents The Bird and Ulmer papers consist of photocopies of correspondence, land deeds, tax papers, political and other speeches, resolutions, and papers pertaining to church, lodges, last will, accounts of executors of estates, reports of estate, division of land, and division of slaves with values assigned. These papers pertain chiefly to the plantations of Bunker Hill, Nacossa, and Freelawn, which flourished before the Civil War. The majority of the papers are dated from the 1850s through the late 1800s, although a handful are from the 1920s.

Also known as MSS 0-20.
Dates: Created: 1851-1922; Other: Date acquired: 10/30/1964

Catherine Black transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2011 Box, Folder: 11.0007-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-11.0007
Scope and Contents This oral history interview transcript relates to the life experiences of Catherine Black, an American woman who grew up in the Great Depression and came of age during World War II. Black recounts growing up during the Great Depression, graduating college, her life on the home front, and her life after the war. She discusses raising a child when her husband was at war, living in Arkansas near a Japanese internment camp, becoming a early widow after the war, her remarrige, and her second husband's experiences as a B17 Bomber Pilot during the War.
Dates: Date of interview: November 30, 2010; Event: 1922-2010

Black Student Union Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HUA 2017-075
Scope and Contents The Florida State University Black Student Union (BSU) is a student government agency that offers black students a form of identity and social life on campus. Founded in 1968, BSU seeks to develop unity among black students and functions as a vehicle of communication to the faculty and administration of Florida State University. Please note this collection is unprocessed. See restrictions note for more information. Below is a listing of the collection's current contents. Box 1: Executive Board Meeting Agenda, 2013-14; BSU Seminole Minority Leadership Institute Application, after 2011; Student Government Applications, 2014 - Restricted;...
Dates: Created: 1990-2017; Other: Date acquired: 08/29/2017

Filtered By

  • Language: English X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Repository
FSU Special Collections & Archives 936
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience 675
Allen Music Library Special Collections 25
FSU College of Law Research Center 4
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Archives 3
∨ more  
Subject
Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections 524
Florida State University Libraries. Heritage & University Archives 339
World War, 1939-1945 316
Correspondence 137
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 120