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Edward Conradi Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1989-005
Scope and Contents The Edward Conradi Papers includes articles and clippings, bills and receipts, class notebooks from Indiana University and Clark University, correspondence, legal papers, lists, manuscripts, memorabilia, minutes of meetings, news clippings, publications by Conradi and others, photographs, reports, speeches and speech notes, rules and regulations, and statistical data documenting Conradi's Florida State College for Women (FSCW) presidency from 1909-1941, including his fight with the Florida Purity League in the late 1920s. The collection includes the typed, uncorrected notes on the history of FSCW as dictated to a student typist. It was from these notes that the material for the Memoirs...
Dates: Created: 1897-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1924-1944

Edward M. Tidball Civil War Papers

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 1965-245
Scope and Contents Photocopies of the papers of Edward M. Tidball include letters sent to him from the U.S. Navy Dept., Bureau of Ordnance & Hydrography, Washington, D.C. granting leaves of absence as a clerk in August 1859 & July 1860; a letter accepting his resignation March 6, 1861; letters from S.R. Mallory, Secretary of the Confederate Navy, appointing him as Chief Clerk March 13, 1861 &  April 30, 1862; receipt from Tidball for sale of his property March 15, 1865; the U.S. Presidential Proclamation of Amnesty & Pardon, May 29, 1865; a letter of August 29, 1865 from U.S. President Andrew Johnson granting Tidball full pardon for having taken part in the rebellion against the U.S.; and a...
Dates: Created: 1859-1865

Edwin Crusoe IV Poems

 Collection — Box: 309
Identifier: MSS 0-319
Scope and Contents Xerox copies of printed poems and manuscripts, as follows: "A rotten day" (from The Human Voice Quarterly Vol. 3 No. 2&3, Spring/Fall 1967); Also from the same: "The Lonely Coast"; "Night Run", "Florida Tourest [sic]"; "Historia en Piedra"; "World Traveler"; "Black Voice"; "Relief Trip"; "The Unchangeable"; "Sky Fire"; "Going". Manuscripts of: "Hoot Night"; "Awe Light"; "Florida Wailing"; "Murmurings of the Moon"; "Coast Dreams"; "Dreams of Morning"; "I...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1967; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/1967

Edwin L. Gibson daybook

 Collection — Box: 148
Identifier: MSS 0-124
Scope and Contents

This item is a day-by-day account of work done and/or activities in the area of Centerville, Alabama. The author is unknown, and it is poorly written and in poor condition. It provides a description of menial or slavish labor performed, such as picking corn, picking cotton and slaughtering pigs and beef. It is interesting only in that it furnishes an insight into how people lived and worked during the early 1800s.

Dates: Created: 1836-1838; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1930

El Destino and Chemonie Plantation Papers

 Collection — Box: 516
Identifier: MSS 0-85
Scope and Contents The collection relates to the El Destino and Chemonie plantations located a short distance from Tallahassee, Florida. These papers consist of records and documents of the executors and administrators of the estate of William B. Nuttall. The materials discuss sale of cotton and other agricultural products, conveyance of land and slaves, as well as reports and accounts related to the estate. Some papers are signed by Mary W. Savage (Nuttall), Hector W. Braden and George Noble Jones. Digital Copies Available This collection is available digitially in ...
Dates: Created: 1822-1859; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1969

Emory and Henry College Essays

 Collection — Box: 145
Identifier: MSS 0-101
Scope and Contents

The eighteen papers in this collection are in manuscript with notations, "Composition" or "Essay," and are dated Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia. Sixteen are signed B. E. Atkins, one is signed Sarah S. Thompson, and one is signed W. G. Bryan. The essays are on a wide variety of topics such as government, slavery and industrial progress at the time.

Dates: Created: 1869-1873

Episcopal Diocese of Florida Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1971-104
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, financial records of Florida churches and missions, and additional enclosures.

Dates: Created: 1922-1945

Erasmus H. Tomlinson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2008-001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials of the E.H. Tomlinson and Son Real Estate Company from 1893-1958. The series include client records, correspondence, day books, maps, blueprints, and scrapbooks. Contained in these series are family correspondence, financial records, legal documents, deeds, contracts, reports, photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, and pamphlets. The collection documents the activities of the E.H. Tomlinson and Son Real Estate Company during the last decade of the Nineteenth Century and the first half of the Twentieth Century. The collection contains considerable business and family correspondence that gives a first hand account of Florida real estate...
Dates: Created: 1893-1958; Other: Majority of material found in 1906-1944

Esther Frieden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2014-003
Scope and Contents


Correspondence, minutes, and newspapers from her files documenting her work with Florida Common Cause during the 1970s and early 1980s.

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: 02/13/2014

Evelyn Rees Burt Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-40
Scope and Contents Genealogical materials, family and business papers and correspondence, pictures, tax and receipts, mortgages, a will, old newspapers and clippings. This collection pertains to the Rees, Schlemmer and Adicks families, and contains a wide variety of materials. There is a 16-page mimeographed genealogical outline compiled by Evelyn Rees Burt entitled "Our 'Rees' Family," as well as historical materials about Cedar Keys, Florida. There are biographical sketches in a 10-page family history compiled by Evelyn Rees Burt, December 1962 and May 1968, with photocopies of pictures of the home, hotel and burial plot of the Schlemmer family at Cedar Key. Memorials in the...
Dates: Created: 1866-1969; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1970

Evelyn Whitfield Henry Scrapbooks

 Collection — Container: Scrapbooks 1 and 2
Identifier: MSS 1986-012
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two scrapbooks covering Tallahassee and Florida history for over a century, 1861-1961. The first scrapbook, "Chronology of Tallahassee and Florida History," consists of newspaper clippings and original documents including an aerial photograph of the Florida Capitol, the by-laws of the United Confederate Veterans, photographs of St. Johns Episcopal Church, and a pen and ink drawing of Wakulla Springs. The second scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and original documents such as inaugural programs. This second scrapbook deals with Florida governors, U.S. Presidents, and local Tallahassee history.

Dates: Created: 1861-1961

Everglades National Park Commission Papers

 Collection — Box: 145
Identifier: MSS 1971-102
Scope and Contents The Everglades National Park Commission Papers are comprised of items dated from June to October in 1946. The first item is a four-page document entitled, "Official Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Everglades National Park Commission at the Lunsford Lodge on Windley Island, June 15, 1946." The second item is a four-page letter, dated July 19, 1946, "To the Property Owners Within the Everglades National Park Area," that gives a good history of the establishing of the park. The third item, dated July 19, 1946, is a list of names and addresses of the twenty-five "Members Appointed to the Everglades National Park Commission by Governor Millard F....
Dates: 1946; Other: Date acquired: 09/07/1971

Faber's Cedar Mill Collection

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1964-103
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of two newspapers and three photos concerning the Faber's Cedar Mill at Cedar Key, FL. The issue of the New Orleans Journal of Commerce, January 29, 1887 and the issue of the Cedar Key Commercial, June 14, 1890, both contain articles relating to the Faber interests in Cedar Key and other industries along the Florida coast. Two pictures of Faber's Cedar Mill and one picture taken January 29, 1896.

Also known as MSS 0-103.

Dates: Created: 1887-1896; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/1956

Facsimile of the first print of the Declaration of Independence

 Collection — Box: 142
Identifier: MSS 0-84
Scope and Contents

Published by the Williamsburg Virginia Gazette. This is a facsimile copy the exact size of the original. Distributed by the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce to delegates attending the National Editorial Association Convention in Virginia. The Virgina Gazette, July 26, 1776. No. 78. 4 pages

Dates: Other: July 26, 1776; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1956

Facsimile Pages From Rare Books

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1991-004
Scope and Contents

Collection containing facsimile pages from rare books. One page is from the "Life of St. Dorothy" and the "Life of St. Brandon." The second page is written in Latin; source unknown. The third page appears to be from a historical narrative concerning an undetermined tribe of Indians. Each page has note they were purchased from Dawson's Book Shop in 1951.

Dates: Created: undated

Fairbanks Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-104
Scope and Contents Personal, business and family correspondence, books, business records (account books), and writing materials of George R. Fairbanks. This collection contains 1473 original material items, as well as 567 items which are copies of original materials. The collection contains biographical sketches of George Rainsford Fairbanks and his family history, his will, papers about personal matters, the Civil War, St. Augustine before and during the war, sale of slaves, photographs of Fairbanks, Charles Locke Beard, Charles Massey, and sketches of places such as a church in Palatka, Florida. There is a great deal of Civil War correspondence, including persons such as Senator David Levy Yulee and...
Dates: Created: 1817-1942; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966

Fallschase Development Reference Files

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2009-006
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1974-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 2004-2007

Fenton McArthur Prewitt Newspaper Collection

 Collection — Box: 154
Identifier: MSS 0-208
Scope and Contents

Collection includes newspaper clippings from Waldo and Plant City, Florida papers.

Dates: 1895-1933; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1968

Fenton McArthur Prewitt papers

 Collection — Box: 155
Identifier: MSS 0-207
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection are related to the life and work of Fenton McArthur Prewitt. There is a fifty-page typescript entitled, "Chronological facts pertaining to the fifty years and after fifty years of the life of Fenton McArthur Prewitt, discussing his life, family genealogy, and career. There are a number of newspapers in the collection from the following cities in Florida: Tavares, Gainesville, Waldo, Starke, Jacksonville, Wauchula, Tampa, and Plant City. There are two holograph letters, dated March 14, 1897, and September 6, 1911, and one post card dated September 13, 1911. These include a clipping about yellow fever in Florida. A clipping from Gainesville's Daily...
Dates: 1895-1954; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1968

Flagler Enterprises Letters

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1964-107
Scope and Contents The two manuscript letters, dated 1893, are by George F. Miles, St. Augustine, Florida to Landford Fleming, Esq., C.M.G., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and refer to matters pertaining to Flagler enterprises. Mr. Miles at that time was general manager and director of the Florida Coast Line Canal and Transportation Company with headquarters at St. Augustine, and Mr. Fleming was a stockholder in the "Boston and Florida Land Company." In his letter of March 21, 1893, Mr. Miles expressed concern about the health of Mr. Fleming, and suggested that the delightful climate in Florida could be beneficial to him. About business matters, he wrote: "The country along our waterway...
Dates: Created: 1893

Flagler Enterprises Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-108
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the Florida East Coast Railway and other Flagler enterprises. The papers indicate that they maintained offices in Jacksonville and St. Augustine, Florida. There are job descriptions, blueprints, plans, maps, and permission documents from various government officials to proceed with construction.There is also historical information, such as the corporate history of the Atlantic and East Coast Terminal Company. Within the documentation, there are change orders to provide separate waiting rooms for white and black customers in Jacksonville, Mayport, Orange City, East Palatka, Palm Beach, Rockledge, San Mateo, Stuart, Titusville, West...
Dates: Created: 1884-1917; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1972

Florida Archaeology Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1967-111
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings, from 1928 through 1937, which are not arranged in chronological order, relating to Indian mounds and relics found in Florida. A label on the cover reads: "Archaeology, Ethnology, Indian Mounds." Also known as MSS 0-111

Dates: Created: 1928-1937; Other: Date acquired: 10/13/1967

Florida business letterhead collection

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1-09
Scope and Contents This collection contains a selection of business letters that serve as examples of early business letterheads from various places in Florida. They are quite elaborate and contain pictures, maps and extensive advertising. They are from different towns and cities in Florida and date from 1879-1896. The letters are mostly to W.D. Bloxham and W.D. Barnes, both comptrollers for the state of Florida. Barnes was comptroller from 1881-1890 and Bloxham from 1890-1897. The letters concern the following Florida towns: Elleville, Brooklyn, Jacksonville, Apalachicola, Deland, Bluff Springs, Key West, Arcadia, Bronson, Wewahitchka, Grove Park, Starke, Pensacola, Lake City, Sumterville,...
Dates: Created: 1879-1896

Florida Commission World's Fair Promotional Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2016-004
Scope and Contents

Press releases, correspondence, and promotional publications issued by the Florida Commissions for the World's Fairs of 1933 (Chicago) and 1939 (New York City).

Dates: Created: 1931-1939

Florida County and City Histories

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1992-024
Scope and Contents

The materials included in this collection appear to be class papers done by students at the Florida State College for Women around 1922. Among the counties covered are Alachua, Clermont Lake, Manatee, Sarasota, Sumter, Suwanee, Taylor, Walton, Jefferson, Lake, Osceola, Washington, Columbia, and Dade Counties. Among the cities covered are Miami, Jacksonville, Pensacola, Madison, Orlando, Wildwood, Live Oak, De Funiak Springs, Monticello, and West Palm Beach.

Dates: Created: 1922

Florida Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1985-019
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1954-1964

Florida Fish and Fishing Galley Proof and Manuscript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-325
Scope and Contents

Galley proof of Phil Francis's Florida Fish and Fishing, New York, Macmillan 1955. SH483 .F7

Dates: Majority of material found in 1955

Florida High School Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 90-27
Scope and Contents

Newspapers, writings, manuals, reports, yearbooks, and related materials. This collecion is primarily comprised of student newspapers, student writings, teacher's materials, yearbooks and other materials. The student writings cover topics such as Antarctica, levys and war. Teacher's materials include science manuals, reports, policies, meeting materials, and curriculum reports. Other subjects covered by the collection include: Future Homemakers of America, Christmas songs, arithmetic, social sciences, and health and safety.

Dates: Created: 1895-1967

Florida Home Economics Association Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2005-017
Abstract

Correspondence, financial records, membership records, meeting minutes, publications, and reports kept by Florida State College for Women faculty active in the Florida Home Economics Association.

Dates: Created: 1918-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1938-1945

Florida Letters

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 0-172
Scope and Contents Photocopies of letters: Frank Clark to Senator Frank W. Sams, (1920) Soliciting his support as candidate for United States Senator from Florida. Letter from J. I. Dickison, Adjutant General, Tallahassee, (May 14, 1879) to Colonel F. W. Sams, New Smyrna, enclosing commission as Lieut-Colonel in state militia. Letter from H. M. Flagler, Palm Beach, Fl, (Jan. 2, 1905) to Hon. Frank W. Sams, enclosing check for $250 as his contribution to aid in building the proposed shell road between New Smyrna and Daytona. From S. H. Wienges, Clerk Circuit Court, Gainesville, Alachua County, (May 24, 1917) to Mr. F. M....
Dates: Created: 1846-1920