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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.



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Dates: Created: 1922-2001

Autograph note from Lord Shelburne to Andrew Millar and clipping

 Collection — Container: Autograph Box 3
Identifier: MSS 1990-023
Scope and Contents

Autograph note from Lord Shelburne to Mr. Andrew Millar, complimenting the "...two setts of Hume's History of England he sent him...", and asking "...to subscribe for a sett of that work of Mr. Adams..." It is signed "Bowood Park, June 21st." Bowood Park is in Calne, Wiltshire, England. The note is probably dated between 1761 and 1784 when he was called Lord Shelburne, and before he became Marquis of Lansdowne.

Also, it would have to be after the Hume publication of the first edition of the History of England in six volumes printed for A. Millar 1754-1762, and before the death of Millar in 1768. There is also a clipping with biographical information about Lord Shelburne.

Dates: Created: June 21

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

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

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.)



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Dates: Created: 1946-1952; Other: Majority of material found in 1946-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/15/2008

Blue Ridge Institute for Southern Community Service Executives Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1976-019
Abstract

This collection includes the proceedings of the annual Blue Ridge Institute, presentations that were not part of the proceedings but were presented at the Institute, programs, invitations, invitation lists, correspondence, background material, photographs and various related materials, including audio tapes and video tapes.

Dates: Created: 1927-2006

Carrie Forehand Crocker Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2007-025
Scope and Contents

Personal items of Florida State College for Women student Carrie Forehand Crocker (formerly Carrie Lee Crocker) (BA, Home Economics, 1942). Items include papers and memorabilia related to her participation in student organizations, the Dining Room Girls, and assorted student related activities. (See box list.)

Dates: Created: 1931-1947; Other: Majority of material found in 1938-1942

Cinema Corporation of America Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2004-008
Abstract

The Cinema Corporation of America Collection documents the history of this film distribution company, and American producer and director Cecil B. DeMille's role in its founding.

Dates: Created: 1925-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1932

Dorothy Ina Price Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-034
Scope and Contents

Dorothy Ina Price was a Florida State College for Women student, class of 1925 (BA, Modern Language). The items in the collection include her scrapbook, class photo, academic transcripts, a draft of her master's thesis, programs for musical performances, correspondences and other assorted student and non-student related ephemera (See box list.).



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Dates: Created: 1924-1948; Other: Majority of material found in 1924-1927

Dr. Thomas William Hoffer Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2008-024
Abstract

Professional and personal files of Dr. Thomas William Hoffer, documenting his prolific and creative activities in animation studies, broadcasting, communication education, and documentary production.

Dates: Created: 1920-2005

Ella Scoble Opperman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1969-196
Abstract

Correspondence, articles, speech material, notebooks, daybooks, music record books, photographs, memorabilia, and legal records documenting the personal and professional life of Ella Scoble Opperman, the first Dean of the Florida State College for Women School of Music. Includes Opperman family papers.

Dates: Created: 1719-1963; Other: Majority of material found in 1900-1963

Erasmus H. Tomlinson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2008-001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials of the E.H. Tomlinson and Son Real Estate Company from 1893-1958. The series include client records, correspondence, day books, maps, blueprints, and scrapbooks. Contained in these series are family correspondence, financial records, legal documents, deeds, contracts, reports, photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, and pamphlets. The collection documents the activities of the E.H. Tomlinson and Son Real Estate Company during the last decade of the Nineteenth Century and the first half of the Twentieth Century. The collection contains considerable business and family correspondence that gives a first hand account of Florida real estate...
Dates: Created: 1893-1958; Other: Majority of material found in 1906-1944

Fallschase Development Reference Files

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2009-006
Scope and Contents

The Fallschase Development Reference Files includes newspaper articles which documented the Fallschase development process; agreements and other legal materials; minutes from public meetings held in 2005 and 2006; Fallschase development proposals, maps/surveys of the land of the proposed Fallschase community; memorandums to and from the Board of County Commissions; correspondence to and from Robert Rackleff and other Leon County commissioners.

Dates: Created: 1974-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 2004-2007

Florence Gregory Walker Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2009-030
Scope and Contents

Personal items of Florida State College for Women student Florence Gregory (B.A. Sociology, 1940) and Florida State University (M.S., Social Work, 1962). Items includes photographs, scrapbooks, and other ephemera related to her years as a student at FSCW/FSU.



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Dates: Created: 1931-1962; Other: Majority of material found in 1931-1947; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/2009

Florida State College for Women Campus Defense Council records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 90-25
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, publications and working files, dated from 1940-1944, of the Campus Defense Council of the Florida State College for Women (FSCW).

Dates: Created: 1940-1944

Florida State University Center for Participant Education Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2001-013
Abstract

The Center for Participant Education Collection contains the activities files, administrative records, alternative viewpoint publications, broadsides, class catalogs, financial records, guest files, legal files, out-of-state free university catalogs, and photographs of one of the oldest student agencies at Florida State University. These materials document the history and operations of the organization, and the programs it has sponsored for the years 1970-2000.

Dates: Created: 1970-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1984-1986

Florida State University Office of Multicultural Affairs Records

 Collection — Container: Items
Identifier: MSS 2006-013
Abstract

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, photographs and photo album, slides, publicity, itineraries, programs, newsclippings, newsletters and other materials documenting the activities sponsored by the Florida State University (FSU) Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Dates: Created: 1956-1964; 1968-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1987-2005

Florida State University Seminole Symbol Files

 Collection — Box: 1817
Identifier: MSS 2008-023
Scope and Contents This collection is compirsed primarily of newspaper clippings and correspondence, and documents the controversy from 1991 through 2005 over FSU's use of Native American names and symbols representing Renegade and Osceola, the Seminoles, and their use in athletic merchandise. There is correspondence between representatives of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the Florida Creek Indian Council with FSU reaffirming support for the Seminole name and Marching Chiefs over the use of the Seminole name, war chant, and "tomahawk chop" as well as letters between university officials about the President Dale Lick's Presidential Study Group on the Use of Seminole Symbolism and Tradition...
Dates: Created: 1949-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1992-1995; Other: Date acquired: 07/00/2007

Florida State University Senior Class Gift Files

 Collection — Box: 1817
Identifier: MSS 2008-029
Scope and Contents

The FSU Senior Class Gift Files include articles, correspondence, lists, pamphlets, photographs, and press releases documenting the history of annual and 50th anniversary gifts given by its senior classes. There is much information about the 1994 Senior Class Gift of a clock for the University Center's Tower, the Westcott Brick Project, and the Louise Richardson Memorial Fountain Project, and a reproduction of a panoramic photo, with negatives, of the Class of 1912.

Dates: Created: 1912-2003

Florida State University Tarpon Club Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2005-011
Abstract

The FSCW/FSU Tarpon Club Collection contains materials documenting the synchronized swimming team's activities and performances. Materials include club documents, photographs, choreography and scripts, newspaper clippings, video, alumni notes, as well as other ephemera documenting the organization's history.

Dates: Created: 1931-1994; Other: Majority of material found in 1931-1994

Fred E. Busbey Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1987-007
Scope and Contents

Papers include official and personal correspondence, speeches and remarks, news clippings, memorabilia, photographs, audiograph discs, maps and background material. Many of the photographs and battle maps in the collection reflect his military activities in World War I. Topics include McCarthyism, the House of Un-American Activities Committee, Alger Hiss, and the Dresden bombing in World War II.

Dates: Created: 1910-1965

Gladys Martin Black Collection

 Collection — Box: 1;HousedwithOtherCollections
Identifier: HP 2007-035
Scope and Contents

Gladys Martin Black (formerly Gladys Martin) was a Florida State College for Women student, class of 1918 (BS, Home Economics).  The Items in the collection include scrapbook pages and other student ephemera and memorabilia, as well as items related to her 50 year reunion. (See box list.)



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Dates: Created: 1914-1993; Other: Majority of material found in 1914-1918, 1965-1968

Gloria Jahoda Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-332
Scope and Contents

Includes background research, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, and other publications documenting the personal life and professional career of author and Florida historian Gloria Jahoda. Significant topics include genealogy, ecology, northwest Florida, publishing rights, classical music, WFSU-FM radio programs, the Muscogee Creek Nation, and Jahoda’s book The Road to Samarkand, a biography of English composer Frederick Delius.

Includes materials previously described as MSS 79-2, MSS 80-3, MSS 83-2, MSS 83-2, MSS 84-01, and MSS 2004-007.

Dates: Created: 1864-1980; Created: Majority of material found in 1958-1980; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/1968

Guyte P. McCord, Sr. Collection

 Collection — Box: 363
Identifier: MSS 1970-181
Scope and Contents

Items found in this collection include the personal papers of Guyte McCord, consisting of correspondence, records of the Tallahassee Historical Society, newspaper clippings, articles, and papers relating to Judge James B. Whitfield. Also included in the collection are the official programs of the inaugurations of five Florida governors, miscellaneous publications, and typescripts of manuscripts published in issues of "Tallahassee Historical Society Annual."

Also known as MSS 0-181.

Dates: Created: 1885-1961

Haynes et al. v. Shoney's, Inc. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2004-001
Scope and Contents The Haynes v. Shoneys Papers documents the largest racial discrimination class-action suit against a private employer in the history of civil rights law. The collection has significant historical and research value for American legal history and civil rights scholars. Some of the noteworthy topics include the admissibility of prior discrimination as evidence, adverse witnesses, affirmative action, allegations of recent discrimination, class certification, defendants contacts with plaintiffs' witnesses and clients, deceased claimants notes, destruction of evidence, jury selection, Raymond Danner's claim to fight race discrimination, and the Southern Christian Leadership Conferences...
Dates: Created: 1959-1997; Other: Majority of material found in 1990-1994

Herman Kurz Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2007-087
Scope and Contents

The items in this collection include photographs from Dr. Herman Kurz botany field research. There are also photographs from the Florida State College for Women Faculty-Senior Baseball Game in the early 1920s.



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Dates: Created: 1923-1948

James Velma Keen Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1970-150
Abstract

Correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, photographs, and speeches documenting the career of attorney, Florida legislator, educator, and businessman James Velma Keen, from 1926 when he began practicing law in Sarasota, Florida, until his death in Tallahassee, Florida, in March 1963.

Dates: Created: 1922-1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1955-1967