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Louise Richardson collection

Identifier: MSS 97-4
Scope and Contents Books, survey, correspondence, papers, and related materials. This collection concerns the library career of Louise Richardson, Florida State College for Women Library Director and later Special Collections Director when it became Florida State University. There is a cost accounting survey of the catalog department at FSCW, a file on the Florida Library Association, and correspondence between Louise RichardsonĀ  and President Doak S. Campbell, dated August 11, 1953, regarding inventory of the library collection. Also included are various papers about the history of the library at FSCW, and rare book materials at the University of California. Of note in the collection is a book entitled,...
Dates: Created: 1920-1964

Louise Richardson family letters

 Collection — Container: 1453
Identifier: MSS 0-169
Dates: Created: 1846-1878

Louise Richardson Night Before Christmas Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 12-24
Scope and Contents

Includes periodicals, articles, musical works, greeting cards, and artifacts related to Clement C. Moore's poem "A Visit From St. Nicholas" (frequently published as "The Night Before Christmas"). Content includes full or partial reproductions of the poem, parodies, histories, and commentaries, as well as adaptations of the poem to advertisements and popular music.

Dates: Created: 1861-1995

Louise Richardson - Scholarship Fund

 Collection — Container: 1453
Identifier: MSS 92-14
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence and documents related to the Louise Richardson Loan Fund Scholarship at Florida State University.

Dates: Created: 1949-1975

Love-Scarborough Papers

 Collection — Box: 514
Identifier: MSS 1964-179
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of certificates of purchases of land, a certificate commissioning Scarborough as Captain of a volunteer infantry company, land deeds, Territorial Florida manuscripts, a picture of Mrs. M.L. Scarborough, newspapers and clippings, personal letters, reports of blankets, provisions, and clothing required by Floridians in prison at Fort Delaware, promissory notes, receipts, invoices, and a typed copy of "Express-Supplement", a letter to an unknown newspaper editor by William T. Gregory in 1860, pertaining to the proposed secession from the Union by Florida and other states.

Also known as MSS 0-179

Dates: Created: 1835-1936; Other: Date acquired: 05/25/1959

Lucyle Werkmeister Collection

Identifier: MSS 2000-06
Scope and Contents

Literary publications, miniatures, newspapers.

Note to researchers: This collection is in process, and portions remain unavailable to researchers at this time. Please contact FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives for more information.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2000

Lula Elnora Alice Hamilton DeGraff Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 86-15
Scope and Contents This collection contains various materials related to Lula Elnora Alice Hamilton DeGraff. Included is a photographs of Lula E. A. H. DeGraff, her marriage certificate to Mark DeGraff, and a duplicate of her family record. There is a M. A. Certificate for Lula Hamilton DeGraff, dated July 18, 1924. There is a University of Iowa Certificate stating that she has completed requirements of course in Public School Music at the New School of Methods, dated July 3, 1914. A Certificate of Lula Hamilton from Kirksville Public School, Kirksville, Missouri, states that she has completed the Grammar Department there, and is dated April 18, 1907. There are certificates from Leschetizky School of Music...
Dates: Created: 1907-1924

M.A. Cawthon Store advertisements

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 0-50
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two printed advertisement cards of M. A. Cawthon, General Merchandise Store, and they show no date but give information evidencing that one is older than the other. One of the cards was printed with the name "M. A. Cawthon, Lake De Funiak, - Florida" with "de Funiak Springs" stamped over the original name. This card was in use between 1881 and 1883. The other card was printed with the name "M. A. Cawthon & Son, de Funiak Springs, Florida." This card was in use in 1883 and after. Both cards are unique in format and wording.

Dates: Created: 1881-1883; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1967

MacGowan Gift

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 0-182
Scope and Contents

Collection contains:

Florida Territorial holograph deed (1831) Gadsden County, photocopies of Florida maps (1825), one $3 dollar bill note issued by Tallahassee Rail Road Company "good for transportation," Herbert Hoover campaign literature (1928), pamphlet "Your Job Versus the Spectre of Idleness and Ruin. A Discussion of the tariff issue," by Leslie M. Shaw, Republican National Committee (1928), Leaflet "phantom booze," leaflet "Commerce Building" reprinted from the Saturday Evening Post (1928), clipping from the Tampa Tribune map with article "Florida in Russian" map is a copy from the "Great Soviet Encyclopedia."

Dates: 1825-1959; Majority of material found in 1825, 1831, 1928, 1959; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1968

Mack McElderry Collection on Will McLean

 Collection — oversize: box
Identifier: MSS 2010-1022
Scope and Contents

Booklet and album by Will McLean

Dates: Created: 1959, 1971, 1980; Other: Date acquired: 10/22/2010

Mack McElderry Papers

 Collection — Box: 1822, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2010-1022a
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts, music CDs, and books by Mack McElderry.

Dates: Created: 1963-2004; Other: Date acquired: 10/22/2010

Major Clark Collection

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 0-64
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four letters, one post card, a picture and a program. The post card is from Fannie Hurst of New York City, and it is addressed to Major Clark of Tallahassee, Florida, and dated April of 1954. There is a manuscript letter by Mary C. Rockefeller of New York City, to Major Clark, dated 1956. Three letters are from Mari Sandoz of New York City, to Major Clark, and they date from 1954-1956. These three letters included a picture of Ms. Rockefeller and a souvenir program from "Old Jules" as presented by the Alliance Little Theater at Alliance, Nebraska, on June 27, 1938. This play was written by Mari Sandoz, and the program contains many historical facts and a...
Dates: Created: 1938-1956

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

Malcolm Johnson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2003-24
Abstract The bulk of the Malcolm Johnson Collection documents Johnson's journalistic career from his time with the Associated Press from 1940-1954 to his editorship of the Tallahassee Democrat from 1954-1970. The collection includes correspondence, subject and personality files, clippings of Johnson's columns and editorials, photographs, speeches written by Johnson, memorabilia, and various published materials collected by Johnson over his career. In addition, there are materials related to the writing and publication of Johnson's books I Declare and Red, White and Bluebloods in Frontier Florida,...
Dates: Created: 1824-1984, n.d.; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1978

Manuscript Sermons

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 0-221
Scope and Contents This collection contains manuscript sermons from Pensacola, Florida, dating 1832-1839. There are nine sermons by an unknown minister, and one pamphlet, number 280, entitled, Don't unchain the tiger, published by the American Tract Society. Seven of the sermons are titled for Second, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, Tenth, Fourteenth, and Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity, and one sermon is entitled, Various ways in which men are converted, second sermon on the subject. Also, there is an extra sermon entitled, For the seventh Sunday after Trinity, bearing dates indicating that it was used from 1832-1839. The pamphlet, which is printed in poor condition, is...
Dates: Created: 1832-1839; Other: Date acquired: 02/01/1958

Manuscripts concerning a court martial during the War of 1812

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-255
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three manuscript items regarding a court martial during the War of 1812, a letter, an order and a receipt. The letter is dated Camp New Hope, East Florida, 1813, by Louis Manning, Major 8th Infantry and President General, Court Martial, certifying that Captain Robert Cutchinson attended a Court Martial. The order is dated St. Mary's, 1813, by Thomas Flournoy, Brigadier General, to Eugene P. Lequeux, Quartermaster, advising the hiring of Captain Ashley and Captain Hampton and instructing that they should be paid for "two dollars per day for twenty days." The receipt, numbered "5", is to Robert Cutchinson for $11.25 "for services, attending the General Court...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1813; Other: Date acquired: 07/02/1949

Margaret Campbell papers

Identifier: MSS 78-52

Translations, articles, publications, drafts, diploma, certificate and photographs.

Dates: Created: 1935-1946

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

Marsha Gontarski Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2018-001
Scope and Contents

Artifacts, newsclippings, and ephemera related to children's literature.

Dates: Created: undated

Mary Ann Lindley Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2012-0615
Dates: Created: 1983-1998

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

Mary Bethell Alfriend Collection

 Collection — Box: 302
Identifier: MSS 0-307
Scope and Contents

The Mary Bethell Alfriend collection consists of typescript and holographic notes written on blue examination books for Juan Ortiz: Gentleman of Seville, published in 1940 by Chapman and Grimes.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1950

Mary Elizabeth Thomas Civil War papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 85-18
Scope and Contents

These papers are official Confederate records of the hospitals in Georgia under the jurisdiction of Major George R. Fairbanks, Quartermaster, and some of his personal and family correspondence. The materials include budget and employment records, blank forms, inventory of money and effects of deceased soldiers, medical excuses and discharges, orders, passes, receipts, reports, requisitions and supplies, telegrams and transportation information.

Dates: Created: 1861-1865

Mary Jane Ryals Papers

 Collection — Box: 1801
Identifier: MSS 2002-8

This collection contains literary manuscripts of the American writer Mary Jane Ryals. It includes manuscripts of her short sory collection A Messy Job I Never Did See a Girl Do, a handwritten outline of "Swallows Dance" and the beginning of this story, and the manuscript of the short story "Where the Shadows Tangle and Snare and Sing."

Dates: Created: 1999; Other: Date acquired: 06/2002

Mary Simpson Yarbrough Collection

 Collection — Box: 1809
Identifier: MSS 2005-007
Scope and Contents

This collection is significant to researchers studying the history of Leon County, the history of the Florida State College for Women, and women's colleges because it documents the academic activities of Mary Simpson Yarbrough, who attended Florida State College for Women during the 1920s.

Dates: Created: 1926-1927

Mary Simpson Yarbrough Papers

 Collection — Box: 158a
Identifier: MSS 0-274
Scope and Contents

These papers consist of materials relating to lands, a mercantile business, the plantation of Mary Simpson's grandfather, Theodore Turnbull, an Indian Wars Pensions document, and several deeds, including a land deed of her great grandmother, Mary Ann Perkins.

Dates: Created: 1850-1894; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1968

Maston O'Neal Papers

 Collection — Box: 147
Identifier: MSS 0-116
Scope and Contents

Includes photocopied typescripts of two works by Maston O'Neal: Florida's "Pocahontas" & Georgia's "John Smith", and The Tallassee Country.

Florida's "Pocahontas" & Georgia's "John Smith" describes a relationship between a Creek woman, Malee, and a soldier from Milledgeville, Georgia, Duncan McKrimmon, beginning around 1817. Malee, later known as Milly Francis, later became the first woman ever awarded a Congressional medal and a pension.

The Tallassee Country includes historical details of the Apalachicola River region, from 1762-1818.

Dates: Created: 1959; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1959

Mathew Skews journal

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 1971-227
Scope and Contents The vessel left Brazil "20th of April 1833, all in good health... and reached the Congo every man in perfect health." That there was interest in a mining project in the Congo is evidenced by entries in the Journal about the condition in which they found the mine, and a statement that "The living hear (sic) is very costly..." This holograph book is inscribed on the inside cover: "Mathew Skews, December 24th, 1827 - Journal of a voyage in his Magestys Ship THE CMILUSS, Lieutenant Croke Commander, From Falmouth towards Rio Dejaneiro." It is a combination of a journal, ship's log, and diary that also served to record what must have been general...
Dates: Created: 1826-1849

May McNeer Up a Crooked River manuscript

 Collection — Box: 320*
Identifier: MSS 0-336
Scope and Contents

An edited manuscript and galley sheets for Up a Crooked River.

Dates: 1952

May Ryburn Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2006-001

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