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Laurence Campbell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1976-014
Abstract

Materials documenting Laurence Campbell's early professional and teaching career in journalism before becoming Dean of Florida State University (FSU)'s School of Journalism; administrative and professional materials covering the operations of and activities sponsored by the School of Journalism during his years as FSU Dean; professional materials related to his later work as head of FSU's Department of Educational Foundations and Professor of English Education, and high school journalism periodicals and monographs germane to his career.

Dates: Created: 1870-1975; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1976

LeRoy Collins Letters

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 1985-001
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from LeRoy Collins to Dr. Daisy Parker. Among the subjects mentioned are Judge Taylor and Parker's campaign assistance. The fifth item in the collection is a copy of a letter to Malcolm Johnson that was enclosed in a 1968 letter to Dr. Parker.

Dates: Created: 1966-1968

Major James Lucius Cross Correspondence

 Collection — Container: OS Box 1
Identifier: MSS 1997-003
Scope and Contents

17 original, handwritten letters, mostly written by James Lucius Cross, arranged chronologically. Some of the letters have been photocopied. Topics include his military experiences and the death of his young wife. Correspondents include his mother, brother, sister, and Francis Eppes. Seven of the letters are datelined from Tallahassee, where he lived and taught at the West Florida Seminary, including a letter from just after the Civil War (December 1865), where he worked for the United States Government shipping ordnance from Florida to South Carolina.

Dates: Created: 1861-1865; Other: Majority of material found in 1861-1862; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1993

Marion Hay Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 82-3
Scope and Contents The collection includes personal correspondence, classroom notes, and handouts, newspaper clippings and information about the travel agency Hay and her husband owned and operated in the 1930s. Included in the collection are also the papers of the Philosophy of Education Society Papers. The Philosophy of Education Society was organized in 1942. Its primary objectives were to advance and improve teaching in the Philosophy of Education, to cultivate fruitful relationships between workers in general philosophy and workers in philosophy of education, and to encourage promising young students in the field of philosophy of education. Marion Hay was President of the Society from...
Dates: Created: 1891-1980

Mary Bates Letters

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-16
Scope and Contents Two letters written by Mary Bates of Tallahassee, Florida. Transcriptions are included with each original letter. One letter is written from Dudley, Massachusetts. Both letters are addressed to a Charles Dana, Jr. of Woodstock, Vermont. In one letter, dated April 11, 1845, Bates gives a vivid description of a sea voyage from New York via Nassau to Florida. According to the letter, during the course of the voyage a leak was discovered in the ship and at the same time hay (a large portion of the cargo) caught fire, so for some days all aboard were in serious peril. This letter also gives a good description of what she called "Warchulla" Springs (Wakulla Springs) in...
Dates: Created: 1845

May Ryburn Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2006-001
Abstract

The May Ryburn Papers contain a variety of materials related to Ryburn's personal and professional life. Ryburn lived in both Chicago and Miami and worked as a journalist and English teacher. Included are her personal and travel journals, correspondence, materials used in her teaching career, photographs, published works, and genealogy information and records. The collection contains letters to Ryburn from Eleanor Roosevelt and Florida Governor Leroy Collins.

Dates: Created: 1880-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-2003

M.C. Stephens Letter

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 1964-236
Scope and Contents Typed copy of letter by Mr. M. C. Stephens (1835) to his daughter, Sarah, at Newburn, North Carolina. From content of the letter, it is clear that Mr. Stephens came to Florida and acquired a plantation at Rosanna, near Quincy, and was in the process of building a house which he hoped to have nearly completed by the time his family would arrive. They were to travel by coastal vessel and disembark at St. Marks or Apalachicola Bay, and travel to Tallahassee by "Hack...from whence it will be easy to get home." He asked to be advised of the time of arrival of the vessel so as to "time my wagon and team to be at St. Marks with cotton to take return freight of our household stuff...
Dates: Created: 1835

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

Mrs. S. L. Cawthon Letter

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1964-051
Scope and Contents

The letter was written on genuine birch bark by Mrs. S. L. Cawthon, October 2, 1914, while on vacation at Springfield, Vermont, and was addressed to "My Dear Girls." The letter is quite legible and contains some excellent descriptions of the areas in Vermont where she was vacationing.

Also known as MSS 0-51.

Dates: Created: October 2, 1914

Munnerlyn Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 153
Identifier: MSS 1984-07
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopied notes and letter transcripts of the Munnerlyn Family. Among the items are genealogical notes on the family (photocopied); Civil War letters of James Keene Munnerlyn, 1861-1864, (Typescript translations of letters, photocopied); and notes about the materials (photocopied).

Dates: 1843-1864; Majority of material found in 1843, 1861-1864

N. Clare Bowen Interview

 Collection — Box: 1208
Identifier: MSS 1995-004
Scope and Contents

Typed transcript of a 1972 interview with Miss N. Clare Bowen, Tallahassee, Florida, concerning her neighbors on N. Calhoun Street, particularly those of 1904. Interviewer is Clifton L. Paisley. With typed draft and correspondence. The collection also includes a list of N. Calhoun Street residents taken from the 1904 directory and a short biography of N. Clare Bowen by Mr. Paisley.

Dates: Created: 1971-1972

R.A. Gray Collection

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1959-023
Scope and Contents The four items presented to the FSU Library by the Honorable R.A. Gray, Secretary of State, Tallahassee, Florida, consist of the following: 1. Civil War letter (1863) written by Secretary Gray's Grand Uncle, W.D. Howren, while in the General Hospital at Augusta, Georgia, for treatment after "having a foot shot off in battle." The letter, addressed to Lieutenant J.C. Blake of 5th Fla. Vols., Richmond, Virginia, relates to baggage to be delivered to Lieutenant Blake. 2. A three-page World War II letter from another relative of Gray, signed "Buck," Philippine Islands, A.P.O. 715, (no date) to "Dear Roy." The letter gives on-the-battle-field information about a campaign in the mountains,...
Dates: Created: 1863-1959; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1959

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

Red Hills of Florida Collection

 Collection — Container: OS Box 1
Identifier: MSS 1994-002
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the background files, notes, correspondence, permission, maps, manuscripts, and other materials that were collected or created by Clifton Paisley during the writing of his work, Red Hills of Florida. Included among these items are biographical sources, census data, maps and surveys of the Red Hills region, letters to and from local organizations and persons, newspapers, and interviews. The majority of the collection consists of those materials which actually played a part in the publication of the book. These items include notes, manuscripts, galley proofs, camera ready copies, and photographs mainly dating from the 1970s...
Dates: Created: 1820-1994

Richard Garnett and Sir Edmund Gosse Letters

 Collection — Box: 148
Identifier: MSS 1964-123
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of two letters. The first letter, dated 1896 and written on British Museum stationary bearing an impression of the British Arms, was written by Garnett to "My dear Forman," regarding a Museum copy of Hero and Leander. Forman is probably Henry Buxton Forman (1842-1917), most famous for his editions of the work of Shelley and Keats. The second letter, not dated, was written by Edmund Gosse of London to "Dear Le Gallienne.", possibly Richard Le Gallienne (1866-1947).

Also know as MSS 0-123.

Dates: Created: 1896 and undated

Richard Keith Call Letter

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1976-006
Scope and Contents

This letter, signed by R. K. Call is as follows: "Dear Sir. I have received your kind letter and have but a minute to say I am Much obliged to you and that John W. Smith of Quincy Florida should be appointed keeper of the light house at Appalachicola."

Dates: Created: 1834

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

Robert E. Lester Confederate Army Papers

 Collection — Box: 151
Identifier: MSS 1976-009
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of papers about Confederate Army Papers of Robert E. Lester, who served as Second Lieutenant in Company C, Fifth Florida Calvary. The Regiment was composed of eight companies of cavalry under the command of Colonel George W. Scott. D.W. Gwynn was Captain of Company C.

The collection includes copies of the following items: Muster Roll Company C Scott's Batln. Cavalry. Special Order dated Sept. 3, 1863. Special Order dated Nov. 3, 1863. Letter dated Nov. 3, 1863. Pay Receipt dated Sept. 3, 1864. Approved sick furlough dated February 1, 1865.

Dates: Created: 1863-1865

Roderick Gaspero and James Kirkpatrick Shaw Papers

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 1964-222
Scope and Contents

The Civil War letters and papers of Roderick Gaspero and James Kirkpatrick Shaw, dated 1861 to 1864, consist of letters from them to their sister, Mrs. Jesse Shaw Smith, a letter from A.M. Harris, C.S.A., describing the burial of R.G. Shaw after his death in battle, 5/28/1864, a newspaper article from Atlanta entitled: "Officers' Dream of Death Fulfilled to the Letter", a photo of R.G. Shaw, and xeroxed copies of "The history and military connections of the family of Gaspero Sweet".

Also known as MSS 0-222.

Dates: Created: 1861-1864; Other: Date acquired: 05/11/1964

Roscoe Ralph Oglesby Collection

 Collection — Box: 1449
Identifier: MSS 1996-014
Scope and Contents

The Roscoe Ralph Oglesby Collection is comprised of personal correspondence and memorabilia. The correspondence, dated November 26, 1928 to May 17, 1934, includes letters from Harrel N. Tague and representatives of the YMCA as well as a letter from Governor George C. Perry of Virginia (18 items). The memorabilia, dated 1929 to 1945, includes programs from various stage productions and YMCA functions and a signed appointment from Governor Perry (44 items).

Dates: Created: 1924-1945

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

Samuel House Civil War Letters

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1965-142
Scope and Contents Photostats of letters by Samuel House, Co. L. Artillery Corps, dated from 1862 to 1865, written from army camps near Cornish, Columbus and Vicksburg, Mississippi, and from Castle William, Governors Island, New York Harbor, to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel C. House, Knoxville, Tennessee. Notes found with the collection are: "Confederate War record of Samuel House taken from a letter from his daughter, Retta House Bowen to Mrs. D.A. Avant, Historian, Florida Division, U.D.C." "My father, Sam House enlisted in the Confederate army April 15, 1861 - Co. A. 1st Regiment of Heavy Artillery, Tenn. volunteers, Confederate States of America. He was in Memphis at the...
Dates: Created: 1862-1865

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

St. Augustine, Florida Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 74-1
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, clippings, record books, blueprints, contracts, and related materials. This collection consists of a variety of records of St. Augustine, Florida. There is correspondence of city officials of St. Augustine, including memoranda, minutes, a letterpressbook and related materials. Audit reports to St. Augustine cover examination of the accounts of the city, done by various accounting firms by the city auditor. The collection also contains public relations scrapbooks, containing newspaper clippings about the city, legal notices, and other materials. Other materials in the collection cover a range of subjects, including: festivals, Anastasia...
Dates: Created: 1883-1959; Other: Majority of material found in 1930-1940

Sydney V. Coxetter Agriculture Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1986-30
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, financial records, and legal papers related to the seed, agricultural produce, and livestock businesses of Sydney V. Coxetter, and legal papers pertaining to the real estate holdings of Coxetter and his wife Winnifred (Dennis) Coxetter, and those of George Elliot Dennis and his wife Ida H. Dennis in Lloyd and Tallahassee, Florida.

Dates: Created: 1872-1947; Other: Majority of material found in 1910-1930

Tallahassee Genealogical Society, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2010-001
Abstract

This collection contains business records, publications, correspondence and manuscripts created and maintained by the Tallahassee Genealogical Society (TGS). The format of the records are in paper, book and digital format.

Dates: Created: 1981

Tallahassee Literary Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1989-006
Scope and Contents

Papers include programs of the Tallahassee Literary Club, a typed study of these programs, the constitution and by-laws of the club, minutes of meetings, book reviews, correspondence, and historical papers dealing with the founding and organization of the club.

Dates: Created: 1899-2014; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/1989

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

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

Thomas Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1950-037
Scope and Contents One letter dated Washington, July 15, 1881 is addressed to "My Dearest Mother," and signed "Your loving son." The other items aside from this personal letter are one envelope and an item that appears to be an official document appointing Governor Brown as "My Proxy to vote in my stead in the general meeting of the..." The handwriting is difficult to read, but voting was to take place on "the 8th April 1852." Includes manuscript letter by Governor Thomas Brown, Executive Department of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida, January 31, 1853, to Captain Wm. B. Cone. Also includes a photocopy of Thomas Brown's missing diary of his trip to...
Dates: Created: 1852-1881