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Photostats of the Civil War letters by B.F. Hammond written during 1863 and 1864 from various camps in Virginia to members of his family in South Carolina. All letters were written on battlefields and contain vivid descriptions of "the bloody struggle." Also known as MSS 0-135.
Letters and research materials of Barbara McCrimmon, Florida State University alumna, mainly concerning her time spent drafting the biography of Dr. Richard Garnett.
Correspondence between Henry Kissinger and Florida State University (FSU) Library Director Louise Richardson concerning subscription to the journal Confluence. A.L.S., November 15, 1954; October 8, 1952; September 25, 1952. (Signed by Kissinger).
The items in the Janet MacGowan West Collection contain a scrapbook related to her years as a student at Florida State College for Women as well as miscellaneous items including correspondence, a luggage tag, and newspaper clippings.
This item is an original letter bearing the signature of John D. Gray, Tallahassee, Florida, March 24, 1836, addressed to Philip Ford. The letter discussed "End Plates" and "Spikes;" evidently to be used in the construction of the St. Joseph-Lake Wimico Railroad, the first railroad built in Florida.
Photostats of Civil War letters by John M. House written from a U.S. Military Prison, Feb. 24, 1865 to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel C. House, Knoxville, Tenn.; John and his brother Samuel were in U.S. Military prisons at different locations (John at Johnsons Island and Samuel at Castle William, Governors Island, New York Harbor): John's letter mentions his brother and other members of the family, but he wrote chiefly about an exchange of prisoners which was taking place at Johnsons Island.
Also in Special Collections are letters by Samuel House to his parents (MSS 1965-142).
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.
Typed copy of manuscript with two letters by Alex St. Clair Abrams, Attorney at Law, to Miss Elizabeth Burleigh, to whom he sent a copy of the article, in compliance with her request. The memoranda is the history of Tavares' development.
This collection contains a typed copy of a letter by Faith Williams, a student at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, dated July 13, 1953, to Robert Frost, and his reply which is undated. In her letter of July 13, 1953, Faith Williams asked questions of Robert Frost about his poem, "Mending Wall." The answers given by Robert Frost in his reply are very enlightening about the poem under discussion and instructive as to interpretation of poetry in general.
Personal papers of Susan Branch Bradford Eppes (1848-1942) including a biography of Eppes, photographs, correspondence, typescript works by Eppes, documentation of the Eppes family, and publications collected by Eppes.
Typescript copies of Waties family letters that include those written by Anna Waties, oldest daughter of Chancellor Thomas Waites and the three children of Dr. Thomas Waties and his wife Maria Huger Rutledge Waties. Family genealogy notes, holograph letters and notes. Includes photocopy of "the Waties Family of South Carolina" compiled by H. D. Bull, pages 12-22.
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections 16
- Letters 15
- Correspondence 5
- Poetry 5
- Autographs. 3
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 3
- Photocopying. 3
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate 3
- Advertising fliers 2
- Authors 2
- Greeting cards. 2
- Invitation cards. 2
- Literature 2
- Manuscripts 2
- Newsletters 2
- Newspapers 2
- Notes. 2
- Pamphlets 2
- Photographs 2 ∧ less
- French 1
- Italian 1
- Confederate States of America 3
- House, Samuel 2
- Abrams, Alex. St. Clair (Alexander St. Clair) 1
- Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907. 1
- Alexander, George, Sir, 1858-1918 1
- Allen, Elizabeth 1
- Alpha Chi Alpha 1
- Andrews, Mamie 1
- Anti-saloon League of America. Political Campaign Committee 1
- Appleton, Nathan, 1843-1906 1
- Badcock, Emily 1
- Ball, Annelle 1
- Ballard, Jo 1
- Barbara McCrimmon 1
- Barker, Maudie 1
- Barton, Bernard, 1784-1849 1
- Beggs, Dotsie 1
- Bellamy, Raymond F. (Raymond Flavius) 1
- Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953 1
- Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828 1 ∧ less