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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

Calvin Patterson Research Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2011-020
Scope and Contents

The Calvin Patterson Research Collection contains digitized items such as articles, correspondence, and documents related to events and scholarships in memory of Calvin Patterson compiled by alumnus Tommy Warren.

Dates: Created: 1968-2009; Other: Date acquired: 05/27/2011

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

Dr. F. A. Byrd Papers

 Collection — Box: 516
Identifier: MSS 1968-042
Scope and Contents Personal, family, and business correspondence, land deeds, letter of testamentary, papers of the administrator of the estate of Dr. F.A. Byrd. Business and personal papers, certificates of membership, licenses to practice as Physician and Surgeon, 13 early envelopes (some with stamps attached); business correspondence, statements, invoices, and one bound account book. Orders and invoices for marble slabs and headstones for family graves (with names, etc.); declaration of taxable property, tax receipts, note payable to Harrison Reed, Governor of Florida; certificate of "Amnesty Oath;" codicil to a Last Will, letter testamentary. Sales of land, land deeds, bill of...
Dates: Created: 1819-1892; Other: Date acquired: 03/22/1968

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

Dorotha Farrell collection

 Collection — Box: 08.0080-Box 1
Identifier: 08.0080
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Dorotha Farrell who served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in an orthopedic ward with the 98th General Hospital that served in England and Germany in World War II. This collection contains 72 photographs, oral history interview transcript, one newspaper article clipping, one Life magazine cover, nine letters, and one folder of official documents.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-10-07

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.



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: 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 ETD Form Files

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2009-007
Scope and Contents

These forms include the Research Approval Form, Outside Committee Member Report (also called University Representative Doctoral Defense Reports), Final Degree Clearance Form, Student Information Form, ETD Access Agreement Form, and Signature Page.

Dates: Created: 1972-

Florida State University Faculty Action Caucus Files

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2009-011
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of FAC meetings, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and position papers documenting the activities of the FSU Faculty Action Caucus. Topics include application forms for admission, the Bryan Hall recruiting incident, student rights and responsibilities, and Vietnam.

Dates: Created: 1969-1972

Florida State University Libraries Proposed Amendments to Florida State University Constitution

 Collection — Box: 1818
Identifier: MSS 2009-002
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of documents pertaining to librarian faculty status dating from 1956-1958. The documents contained in the collection include letters between Florida State University (FSU)'s assistant librarian, Florence Bethea and the Constitution Committee's Chairman, Robert Miller, notes and suggestions for proposed amendments to the constitution, and copies of proposed constitutions. There are significant gaps in the collection. The earliest dated document is February 23, 1956 and the remainder covers the last few months in 1958.

Dates: Created: 1956-1958

Florida State University Student Government Association Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2005-001
Abstract

The Florida State University Student Government Association (SGA) Records contain materials documenting the Student Government Association's activities. Materials include appointment records, memos, meeting minutes and agendas, invitations, and other records documenting the operations and activities of the association, its executive and legislative officers, student clubs, agencies, and committees.

Dates: Created: 1989-2005; Other: Date acquired: 01/00/2005

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

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

Justice Glenn Terrell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 92-25
Scope and Contents Collection includes Judge Terrell's official papers, speeches, newspaper articles by and about the Judge, correspondence & legal files pertaining to the Florida Bar, court rules, impeachments, campaigns, law books, bulletins, journals, & maps; most of the items are legal files, opinions and per curiams; also includes personal papers, photos, scrapbooks & memorabilia. Approximately 7,663 items including opinions and per curiams, speeches, court rules, official papers and private correspondence. Online Copies Available Select materials from the Justice Glenn Terrell Papers have been digitized and are available through the ...
Dates: Created: 1775-1985; Other: Majority of material found in 1920-1970; Other: Date acquired: 12/00/1992

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

Peggy Barker Teague Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2008-028
Scope and Contents The collection features items relating to clubs and organizations that Peggy Barker Teague was involved with during her years at Florida State College for Women, especially the Spirogira honor society, Tarpon Club, and the College Government Association. This includes newspaper clippings, ephemeral documents, and two scrapbooks containing similar documents and items. The largest item is a pillow with the Spirogira skull and cross bones. Online Copies Available Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the ...
Dates: Created: 1939-1943

Seminole Indians Miccosukee Tribe Collection

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 1964-015
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of letters and briefs regarding the Seminole Indians in Florida and specifically the Everglades Miccosukee Tribe. Correspondents include Grady L. Crawford, Virgil H. Harington, Richard W. Ervin, LeRoy Collins and Max Denton. Also included in the collection is a "Proposed Charter of the Seminole Indians of Florida," and a brief entitled, "The Miccosukee Nation Identity and Rights," written by the Counsel for the Everglades Miccosukee Tribes of Seminole Indians.

Also known as MSS 1-15.

Dates: Created: 1957-1959

Spessard Lindsey Holland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 76-5
Scope and Contents The Spessard Lindsey Holland collection consists primarily of the personal correspondence, photographs, campaign materials, individual files, Floridiana, and memorabilia such as various awards and certificates, plaques, and miscellaneous novelty items. The collection has materials dated from the 1890s to the early 1970s with the majority of the collection dated after the 1930s. Biographical materials on the former Governor and U.S. Senator can be found in this collection as well as various papers and correspondence during his terms in both of these offices. Also included are speeches, tax records, recordings and photographs, presentations, memberships, Holland Family papers...
Dates: Created: 1892-1971

The Martin Dyckman Leroy Collins Research Collection

 Collection — Container: 15 Boxes
Identifier: MSS 2008-011
Scope and Contents

This collection contains research materials used by Martin Dyckman for his 2006 book about former Governor Leroy Collins titled Floridian of His Century. Research materials include speeches from Leroy Collins before he became governor; an interview transcript with Premier Khrushchev during Collins' trip to the Soviet Union; newspaper columns written by Collins for the St. Peterburg Times and transcripts and audio recordings of interviews conducted by Dyckman.

Dates: Created: 1909-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1970; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2005

Watkins Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1956-058
Abstract

The Watkins Family Papers contain personal letters, business records, bible correspondence course materials, legal documents, memorabilia, and newsclippings.

Dates: Created: 1877-1931