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Kathryn Trimmer Abbey Collection

 Collection — Box: 302
Identifier: MSS 0-306
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a holographic manuscript of Florida land of change, published by the University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill in 1941. This manuscript was written in 58 blue examination books dated April 24, 1941.

Dates: April 24, 1941

Keith Beauchamp Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-016
Scope and Contents

Audiovisual recordings, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other documentation of the work of Keith Beauchamp, especially regarding Emmett Till and the 2005 motion picture The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till.



Online Copies Available

Some material from the Beauchamp Papers is available through the FSU Digital Library

Dates: Created: 1950, 1955, 2001-2006, 2015, 2018; Majority of material found within 2001 - 2006

Kent Mommsen Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2014-008
Scope and Contents

Materials collected and created by Kent Mommsen in completing his 1970 doctoral dissertation "Career Patterns of Black American Doctorates," including approximately 950 paper questionnaires (each 32 pages, front and back) with responses; one microform reel ("Daniel Thompson PhD: Career Patterns of Negro Teachers"); nine 5" reel to reel audiotapes with 15 lectures; 2 boxes of card indexes of names and addresses of individuals connected with the study; photocopies of index cards citing these inidividuals and their occupations; 2 data tapes (7-1/2" and 10-1/2" in diameter); and an originally bound printout of entire data file.

Dates: Created: 1970-1980; Other: Date acquired: 12/02/2014

Kent Spriggs Papers

 Collection — Container: unprocessed
Identifier: MSS 2004-04
Scope and Contents Consists of Kent Spriggs' case files related to the 1973 retrial of Dave Keaton and Johnny Frederick of the Quincy Five and those related to Keaton et al. v. Townsend, a civil case brought by the Quincy Five against the State of Florida and Joe Townsend for the coerced testimony that implicated the men in the case. Included in these files are correspondence with Alfonse Figgers, Dave Keaton, David Charles Smith, Johnny Frederick, and Johnny Burns who were collectively known as the Quincy Five. Also contains files related to Clifford N. Steele, et al. v. Board of Public Instruction of Leon County, Florida, et al., including correspondence, newspaper clippings and trial notes and...
Dates: Created: 1963-1976; Other: Majority of material found in 1971-1976

Kenzan Ceramics Photograph Collection (乾山名品集)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1963-1121
Scope and Contents

62 black and white photographic prints, detailing ceramic works in the style of Ogata Kenzan.  Also includes biographical information on Kenzan.

Dates: Created: 1963; Other: Date acquired: 11/21/1963

L. E. Bradley Account Books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-29
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 18 holograph account books covering the years from 1927 to 1961 with some years missing.

Dates: Created: 1927-1961; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1970

Ladd journal and papers

 Collection — oversize: Box1
Identifier: MSS 0-152
Scope and Contents The Ladd Journal and papers consist of a journal labeled "Property of Fred Ladd" and contains 217 pages with 587 accounts listed, and the "abstract of title of George W. Ladd of Bangor, Maine, to lands in Wakulla County, Florida, purchased at U.S. Marshal sale." The title includes "Lands in Forbes Purchase" and shows John Beard, noted Registrar of those days, as receiver to settle titles of lands in Forbes Purchases. Also included are "The J. & N. Hamlin Land & Heirs account with Daniel Ladd," and an invoice "Wakulla Camp to D. Ladd" which is undated, and a photocopy of pictures of "Members Secession Convention of Florida 1861," which includes a picture of Daniel Ladd. There is...
Dates: Created: 1848-1887; Other: Date acquired: 07/13/1965

Land patent - Commonwealth of Virginia

 Collection — Box: 150
Identifier: MSS 0-158
Scope and Contents

This item is a land patent covering sale of public land in the state of Virginia by the Commonwealth of Virginia to Hugh George of the County of Pittsylvania, Virginia, dated June 23, 1798. The land patent, which was filled out in manuscript, is of rather stiff vellum and bears the seal of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the signature of Governor James Wood.

Dates: 1798

Land patent - U.S.A. to Pul-sey, one of the Creek Tribe of Indians

 Collection — Folder: MSS 0-159, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 0-159
Scope and Contents

This item is a United States certificate of transfer of public land in "The Tallapoosa Land District Alabama," (1845) to Pul-sey, one of the Creek Tribe of Indians. The transfer of land to Pul-Sey was, "by virtue of a Treaty between the United States and the said Creek Tribe of Indians, made by the 24th day of March 1832." The certificate is dated July 9, 1845. Other names mentioned were: Nat Macon Thornton & Co., Henry Meadows, J. Knox Walker, Secretary of the President, and S. H. Laughlin, Recorder of the General Land Office.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1845

Late Night Library Sign

 Collection — Container: Sign
Identifier: MSS 2017-006
Scope and Contents

Commercial sign from the Late Night Library nightclub in Tallahassee, Florida, with the text "Late Night Library".

Dates: Created: approximately 1980-2012

Laura Riding Jackson papers

 Collection — Box: 150
Identifier: MSS 89-15
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of manuscripts, handwritten and typed with edits, articles, and newspaper clippings by or about Laura Riding Jackson.

Dates: Created: 1929-1979; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1989

Laura (Riding) Jackson papers (Additional Gift)

 Collection — Box: 1729
Identifier: MSS 2000-03
Scope and Contents Manuscripts, books, serials and correspondence. This collection consists of manuscripts, books and serials by or about Laura Riding Jackson. Most are inscribed by the Jackson to George M. Harper. The books in this collection have been cataloged and have call numbers. There are 14 serials that include the works of Laura (Riding) Jackson included in the box. The manuscripts are primarily typewritten or copied, although there is one handwritten memo. There are also miscellaneous preprint items including articles, letters to the editor, and a an eight-page review of her poetry with reprints of some poetry. Other subjects covered by the collection include: Suzanne K. Langer, Michael Kirkham,...
Dates: Created: 1929-197; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1989

Lawrence G. Abele Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2009-008
Scope and Contents Journal reprints of scholarly writings by leading marine biologists regarding crustaceans. A very large group of invertebrates, comprising of almost 52,000 described species, crustaceans include various familiar animals, such as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill and barnacles. The majority of them are aquatic, living in either marine or freshwater environments, but a few groups have adapted to life on land, such as terrestrial crabs, terrestrial hermit crabs and woodlice.The collection includes typescripts of Dr. Abele's Florida State University M.A. Thesis, The marine decapod crustacea of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico (1970), and his...
Dates: Created: 1816-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1989

Leonard Family Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-166
Scope and Contents

Business records of enterprises managed by Samuel A. Leonard and Wade Hampton Leonard in Calhoun County, Florida. Significant subject areas include Florida naval stores state, business and social life of Florida counties along the Apalachicola and Chipola rivers, steamboats, lumber, Florida Governor Cary A. Hardee, tobacco, cotton, resin, and Julia W. Leonard.

Dates: Created: 1913-1950; Other: Majority of material found in 1914; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/1972

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

Letter from Buckingham Smith to W. P. Fessenden, Maine Senator and soon to be Secretary of the Treasury

 Collection — Box: 1805
Identifier: MSS 2011-003
Scope and Contents Letter from Buckingham Smith to W. P. Fessenden, Maine Senator and soon to be Secretary of the Treasury, May 10, 1864 sent from New York during the Civil War. 3 pages, 8vo, New York. With a copy written by Smith of his letter to Secretary of War Stanton, reporting to the government on Florida affairs. Smith refers to the mission of Lincoln's Assistant Secretary John Hay, who failed in his attempt to bring Florida back into the Union. 6 1/2 pages, 8vo (New York, April 18, 1864). Includes transcript. A combined 9 1/2 pages of an important Floridian's Unionist views of the Civil War to date. Smith's Unionist activities are evident in this letter with close connections to Lincoln's...
Dates: Created: May 10, 1864; Other: Date acquired: 00/03/2011

Letter from Joseph Finegan, Captain Commanding the Fernandina Volunteers, to Charles H. Macbeth

 Collection — Box: 1805
Identifier: MSS 2011-002
Scope and Contents

Letter sent two days prior to South Carolina's declaration of independence from the Union, offering Florida's assistance in obtaining possession of the forts in Charleston Harbor. A significant document indicating Florida's intent to join South Carolina in what would become the American Civil War (Florida became the third state to secede from the Union on January 10, 1861). Includes transcript.

Dates: Created: December 18, 1860; Other: Date acquired: 00/03/2011

Letter from Samuel W. Wolcott to his brother, Eben P. Wolcott

 Collection — Box: 1805
Identifier: MSS 2011-004
Scope and Contents

Letter from Union soldier Samuel W. Wolcott to his brother, Eben P. Wolcott, a soldier elsewhere, May 26, 1863, sent from St. Augustine during the Civil War. 3 ¼ pages, 4to, St. Augustine. Letter describes conditions in St. Augustine and the possibility of furloughs, as well as Samuel's recent duty as census-taker for the area. Includes transcript.

The Wolcotts were from Litchfield County, Connecticut.  Sam Wolcott was a Private in Co. F, 7th CT Vols., and his younger brother Eben was in the 28th CT Vols. Eben died of disease in 1863, and Samuel was killed in action in August 1864.

Dates: Created: May 26, 1863; Other: Date acquired: 00/03/2011

Letters and Documents Pertaining to Land and Land Grants in the Tallahassee Area

 Collection — Box: 150
Identifier: MSS 0-156
Scope and Contents

Typed copies of letters and documents originating in Tallahassee, Leon County and Newnansville, Alachua County, Florida, and Paris, France pertain to land grants of General Lafayette and "grant land for the seat of government in the territory of Florida.

Dates: Created: 1825-1857

Letters of Confederate Soldiers

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 0-70
Scope and Contents This collection consists of twenty-three letters to Miss Jennie Smith written by A. S. Cameron, Julius E. Edmonds, J. E. Maddox, W. H. Horwood, and G. A. Weldon. All letters contain much information about army life, field action, and related topics. Various members of the "Whitesville Guards" or the "Whitesville Union Vols." are mentioned in these letters. The collection includes the Muster Roll of Company E. 20th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry Army, Northern Virginia, Confederate States of America, Harris County, Georgia. Soldiers mentioned in the letters include: Lucius C. Norwood, Penkney G. Hatchett, Marcus D. L. Rowe, Ellington John Morgan Jr.,...
Dates: Created: 1861-1865; Other: Date acquired: 03/05/1964

Lewis Bank papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-178
Scope and Contents The Lewis Bank papers are an extensive collection of banking records and papers pertaining to the Lewis family's banking enterprises in Tallahassee. These materials give insight into the economic evolution of the Tallahassee community by the administrative operation of State and University in which agriculture is of secondary importance. Subjects covered by the collection include: banks in New York City, Atlanta, Georgia, Savannah, Georgia, and Tallahassee, Florida; cork industry; Florida State Troops; G. E. Lewis; Jacksonville oil companies; naval stores; cotton; Beulah B. Briley estate; E. W. Clark estate; F. H. Flagg estate; J. O. Gallegher estate; William P. Slusser estate;...
Dates: Created: 1854-1957; Created: Majority of material found in 1871-1925; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/1966

Lewis Family Reunion Collection

 Collection — oversize: box;shareswithothercollection
Identifier: MSS 91-8
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of three items:

1.) Framed photograph of a group of Tallahassee citizens assembled on the porch of Mrs. B. C. Lewis for the Lewis family reunion. Pictured are Hale T. Blocker, George W. Betton, Mrs. Reinette J. Gamble, Mrs. Sarah L. Lewis, Mrs. M. L. Demilly and others.

2.) Housed in an open frame, a handwritten booklet containing a collection of biographies and signatures of Tallahassee citizens, many of whom attended the Lewis family reunion.

3.) Also housed in the same frame with item 2, typed transcript from "The Floridian" 1896, describing the reunion.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in April 7, 1896

Lewis M. Killian Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2015-006
Scope and Contents

Publications, typescripts, speeches, and correspondence documenting the academic career of Lewis M. Killian, professor of sociology at Florida State University (1952-1968) and University of Massachussetts at Amherst (1969-1985), especially concerning his research in disaster study and race relations in the United States.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from the Lewis M. Killian Papers have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: Created: 1941-2011; Other: Date acquired: 03/02/2015

Lewis S. Moore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-185
Abstract

Magazines, newspapers, clippings, articles, pamphlets, correspondence, maps and related papers.

Dates: Created: 1862-1931

Lieutenant Benson's Survey- Lake Okechobee and rivers and lakes north of it

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 0-19
Scope and Contents Photostatic copy of an eight-page manuscript report of a survey made by Lieutenant H. Benson, 2nd Artillery, Ft, Myers, Lee County, Florida, dated June 7, 1855 to Col. H. Brown, Commanding Officer of the troops on the Caloosahatchee, Florida. Places mentioned in the report as having been surveyed are: Fort Center (which he left on April 12, 1855 with a detachment compsed pf one officer, two non-commissioned officers and twelve privates), Fish-eating creek, Lake Okeechobee, Kissimmee River, Fort Rasinger, Fort Ressinner, Lake Kissimmee, Straits connecting lakes, Lake Cypress, Fort Gardner, Lake Gentry, Lake Thopkaliga, Fort McRae and Fort Deynaud. Lieutenant Benson's...
Dates: Created: June 7, 1855; Other: Date acquired: 04/22/1954

Lieutenant Wheelock military application

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-260
Scope and Contents

This item is a manuscript application by T. B. Wheelock, 1st Lieutenant, Dragoons, Black Creek, Clay County, East Florida dated June 4, 1836, to the Hon. Lewis Cap, Secretary of War, Washington, D.C., in which he states that he has heard that a new Regiment of Dragoons is being formed, and "I beg leave to request to be considered a candidate for a captaincy." This application pertains to the Seminole War in Florida. The reverse side is stamped "Steam-Boat" and is post-marked Charleston, S.C., indicating that it was taken on board a river boat and transported to Charleston to connect with regular mail.

Dates: Other: June 4, 1836; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1952

Lilia C. Winthrop Business Ledger

 Collection — Container: MSS 2003-015 - Business Ledger
Identifier: MSS 2003-015
Abstract

Business ledger book of Mrs. Lilia C. Winthrop

Dates: Created: 1884-1898

Lillian Smith One Hour manuscript and galleys

 Collection — Box: 322
Identifier: MSS 0-347
Scope and Contents

Manuscript and galleys with handwritten edits of One Hour by Lillian Smith, 1959. Included with manuscript is a letter from the author dated 12/1/1959 donating the materials and a letter from Louise Richardson dated 12/17/1959 thanking Ms. Smith.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 12/06/1960

Lima Colonial Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 0-202
Scope and Contents

Four printed and manuscript documents from colonial Peru, documenting financial transactions and an excommunication in Lima.

Content is in Spanish, and English translations are available for Items 1, 2, and 3.

This collection was formerly titled "Peruvian Manuscripts."

Dates: Created: 1688, 1698; Other: Date acquired: 02/05/1957

Lois Lenski Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 87-14
Scope and Contents The collection consists of recordings, memorabilia, manuscripts, drawings, cards, writings, speeches, interviews, and correspondence of Lois Lenski, author and illustrator of children's literature. The collection is primarily in English, but there is a German translation of the manuscript for Judy's Journey, entitled, Judy's Wanderschaft. Included in this collection are the complete typed manuscript of Strawberry Girl, a part of the handwritten manuscript along with the first typescript, background material, original drawings, galley proofs and scrapbooks of fan...
Dates: Created: 1939-1971; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/1992