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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

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 sale,...
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

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 covenant...
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

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

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