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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

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

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

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.).



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

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

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

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

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.



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: 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

John MacKay Shaw Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2008-006
Abstract

The John MacKay Shaw Collection consists of the Childhood in Poetry Collection and other materials he collected that relate to the six themes that are evident throughout the Collection: bibliography, biography, children, collecting, publishing, and writing. These other materials include articles, audiovisual materials, biographical materials, catalogs, correspondence, literary materials, notes, photographs, programs, and publications documenting his personal, business, and collecting activities.

Dates: Created: 1737-2007

Marion L. Stine Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HP 2007-094
Scope and Contents

The Marion Laura Stine Collection consists of one photograph album, and one scrapbook.



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: 1917-1921

Mode L. Stone Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2011-018
Scope and Contents

Items belonging to FSU professor (1946-1973) and Dean of Education (1956-1967).  Items include correspondence, programs, booklets, photographs, slides and personal papers.

Dates: Created: 1940-1978; Other: Date acquired: 05/24/2011

Olga Larson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HP 2007-123
Scope and Contents

The Olga Larson Collection contains items related to her years as a student and a mathematics professor at Florida State College for Women including correspondences, certificates, and personal documents.

Dates: Created: 1892-1965

Rabindranath Tagore Collection

 Collection — Box: OSBox1
Identifier: MSS 1982-006
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence between Rabindranath Tagore and Dr. Arthur and Mayce Seymour, as well as other friends and family. Also included in the collection are biographical materials related to Tagore's life in both India and the United States. Tagore's writings are included in the collection with works of literary criticism and analysis of his writing. The collection also contains artwork by the Tagores and photographs.

Dates: Created: ca. 1900-1965; Other: Majority of material found in ca. 1910-1940

Reubin Askew Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2008-010
Scope and Contents

The collection was given by Reubin O'Donovan Askew in 2008. It contains materials related to his time serving in the Florida House of Representatives, Florida State Senate, and as Governor of Florida.  Included in the collection are campaign files, correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs, audiovisual materials, memorabilia, and copies of speeches. Additionally, there are records documenting his 1988 Presidential bid, as well as other materials relating to his life after his service as a Florida public official. Also included in the collection are the personal papers of his wife, Donna Lou Harper Askew.

Dates: Created: 1937-2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1969-1989

Robert E. Hancock Jr. Antarctic Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1976-022
Abstract

The Hancock Antarctic Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, books, pamphlets, film reels, and memorabilia collected by Robert E. Hancock, Jr. during and after his stay in the Antarctic. The collection gives some insight into the problems of supply, storage, food, housing, and entertainment required for work in such a remote environment.

Dates: Created: 1907-1976; Other: Majority of material found in 1956-1958

Ruby Diamond Family Papers

 Collection — Box: Folder3
Identifier: MSS 2007-037
Abstract

Correspondence, genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to Ruby Diamond and the related Hirschberg and Williams families.

Dates: Created: 1860-1994

Sue Herndon McCollum Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2007-013
Scope and Contents Personal items of Florida State University student Sue Herndon McCollum's (BA, 1956; MA, 1957). The collection includes a large number of photographs, correspondences, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera, and an 8-mm home movie of the FSU Flying High Circus rehearsals, recorded in the mid 1950s. The movie is approximately 10 minutes long and has also been reformatted to DVD. Online Copies Available Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger...
Dates: Created: circa 1940s-2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1952-1957; Other: Date acquired: 03/28/2007

Taylor-Tilden Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2008-023
Scope and Contents

Publications, newsletters, correspondence and textile donated by Martha Tilden nee Taylor. Collection includes items belonging to and about her mother Elizabeth Taylor nee Byrd (FSCW 1926) and her daughter Evelyn Elizabeth Tilden (FSU 1994) as well as correspondence from several FSCW students to her father-in-law, Robert Tilden. The correspondences authored by Dottie or "DB" to Robert Tilden, could possibly be class of 1928 student, Doris Maye Bartlett from Winter Haven, Florida.

Dates: Created: 1919-1998

Thomas LeRoy Collins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1991-012
Scope and Contents The Thomas LeRoy Collins Papers, 1903-1991, largely document this prominent Florida statesman's post-Gubernatorial career (1961-1991). While these materials are predominantly from this period, there are also files from his earlier years as Florida Representative, Florida Senator, and Florida Governor. The collection includes campaign materials, correspondence, newsclippings, records from organizations in which he served, speeches, and press releases. In addition, there are articles written by Collins, books, personal memorabilia, photographs, and sound and video recordings. Miscellaneous items include articles about Collins and personal reference (information)...
Dates: Created: 1909-1991