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Scope and Contents
The 17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents consists of letters, documents, and various forms of correspondence relating to notable names and celebrities from between 1618 and 1981.
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.
Annual reports, committee files, correspondence, membership files, president's files, scrapbooks, photographs, yearbooks, and memorabilia.
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.
The three page letter, signed by E.G. Booth, secretary to D.S. Kennedy, Esq. of New York, gives a list of drafts drawn on several individuals and then the details of a bill of lading covering 41 bales of cotton, all being sent for discount. The postscript refers to the financial difficulties then existing in Florida banking circles.
This collection contains letters from literary people received when Professor Davis was chairing the English Department Lecture Committee in 1977-1978. Included is the full correspondence with Reed Whittemore. Other correspondents include: Saul Bellow, Frederick Crews, E. L. Doctorow, Tom Stoppard, and Paul Antony Tanner. There are also memos of Bertram Davis and lecture space reservation materials.
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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Select materials from this Collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.
Correspondence to and from Norman L. Kilpatrick, Director of Florida State University Libraries, concerning the founding and early meetings of the Bibliographical Associates, an informal campus group that met to share interests in collecting rare books, old maps, original manuscripts, and other printed materials.
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.
Typescript letter, dated June 17, 1981, signed by Bob Graham in which he thanks Mrs. Opal M. Free of the FSU Library for gathering materials for a 2nd Annual history dinner.
Also known as MSS 0-303.
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.
These papers include a letter from Clement Acton Griscom to his son Lloyd, who served as a foreign diplomat to Japan in the early 1900s. Also included is a small Christmas gift card signed "From Bronson Winthrop," and a small envelope addressed to Col. Lloyd Griscom, care of Miss Griscom, Water Oak Plantation, Tallahassee, Florida. The fourth item in the collection is a letter from G. Leslie Isaac to "Col. Griscom" at Luna Plantation, Tallahassee, concerning a trip to a fair and a car purchase. Includes MSS 0-304.
Holograph letter by Cornelius Curtis to "Hon. Gideon Wells," Secretary of the Navy (1863) concerning acts practiced by civil employees of the government in regard to captured Confederate vessels in Florida. Also known as MSS 0-81.
This collection is comprised of a photostat of Wood's letter in duplicate. The letter is by Dallas Wood, Co. "K," 6th Fla. Vols, Finley's Brigade, dated Dalton, Georgia, December 25, 1863, to "Dear Sister." Dallas Wood's letter to his sister is chiefly a family letter written on Christmas day and deals only slightly with army life and the granting of furloughs. His reference to "the bloody struggle" was doubtless in anticipation of a forthcoming transfer to Virginia and Tennessee where Brig.-General Finley's Florida Infantry saw service during the following two years.
Collection consists of the business correspondence of Davco Electronics, Inc. from 1966 to 1968. It is organized alphabetically by name of individual or organization, with additional files for APO and FPO in New York, San Francisco, etc. as well as a miscellaneous file.
Manuscripts of Campbell's book, Masquerade Peace, and other publications. Includes his class materials.
Professional and personal files of Dr. Thomas William Hoffer, documenting his prolific and creative activities in animation studies, broadcasting, communication education, and documentary production.
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.
The Florida Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. collection consists of materials, dated 1954 to 1964, including correspondence, bulletins, by-laws, flyers, scrapbooks, minutes of meetings, and other records of this organization. Also included within the collection are items related to the Tallahassee Business and Professional Women's Club and the International Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs.
- Correspondence 89
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections 83
- Manuscripts 41
- Photographs 22
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 22
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 20
- Photocopying. 15
- Programs 15
- Financial Records 11
- Legal documents. 10
- Leon County (Fla.) 10
- Maps 10
- Minutes 9
- Florida State University Libraries. Heritage & University Archives 8
- Reports 8
- Speeches, addresses, etc. 8
- Florida--Politics and government--1865-1950 7
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate 7
- Advertising fliers 6
- Deeds 6 + ∧ less
- French 1
- Italian 1
- Confederate States of America 12
- Florida. Governor 8
- Collins, LeRoy 4
- Florida State College for Women 4
- United States. Navy 4
- Campbell, Doak S. (Doak Sheridan), 1888-1973. 3
- Blake, William, 1757-1827 2
- Brown, Thomas, 1785-1867 2
- Caldwell, Millard Fillmore, 1897-1984 2
- Carothers, Milton W., 1899-1980 2
- Conradi, Edward, 1869-1944 2
- English, Colin 2
- Eppes, Francis 2
- Flagler, Henry Morrison, 1830-1913 2
- Florida Historical Society 2
- Florida. Legislature. House of Representatives. 2
- Gilchrist, Albert Waller, 1858-1926 2
- House, Samuel 2
- Johns, Charley 2
- Jordan, Weymouth Tyree, 1912- 2 + ∧ less