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Florida Peace Officers School Collection

 Collection — Box: 1813
Identifier: MSS 2006-006
Scope and Contents The Florida Peace Officers School Collection documents a law enforcement instructional program held at Camp Foster in 1934. It contains addresses delivered by State Attorney and Manatee County local historian Dewey Dye, Vernon Hawthorne, State Attorney of the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida; Fred H. Davis, Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court, and Cary D. Landis, Florida Attorney General, on such topics as the cost of crime, martial law, crime detection, and the powers and duties of peace officers under Florida law; an example of a felony report used for training purposes, and a reprint of an article about the work of state police. The collection is significant to researchers...
Dates: Created: 1934

Florida postcard collection

 Collection — Box: 1729
Identifier: MSS 2000-08
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of four postcards related to Tallahassee and Florida State University history. One card is of the John Ringling Mansion in Sarasota, Florida, postmarked 1952. One is a greeting card from Florida State University in Tallahassee, postmarked 1953. One is of the Tomb of Prince and Princess Murat in Tallahassee, postmarked 1954. The last card is of Trinity Methodist Church in Tallahassee, postmarked 1953.

Dates: Created: 1952-1954; Other: Date acquired: 00/12/1999

Florida Promotional and Historical Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1967-113
Scope and Contents

Advertisements for land, goods, and services in Florida. Specific locations include Duval, Flagler, Leon, Manatee, Marion, and Putnam Counties. Also known as MSS 0-113



Online Copies Available

Majority of materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: Created: 1838-1912; Other: Date acquired: 10/04/1954

Florida Railroad Company Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1968-115
Scope and Contents The Florida Railroad Company Papers document the early history of this company during its period of construction from Fernandina to Cedar Key, FL., and includes articles of agreement, articles of copartnership, deeds, and a resolution. It is significant to researchers studying the history of Florida's 19th Century railroads. The collection consists of 8 manuscript documents signed by various officials: the charter of the company, certificates of agreements for financing and constructing the railroad from Fernandina to Cedar Key; David L. Yulee was president, Joseph Finegan & Co. were to build and equip the railroad with certain cars; papers also include land deeds along the...
Dates: Created: 1855-1860; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/1968

Florida Union leaflet

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 0-114
Scope and Contents

Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida. Leaflet was purchased for $22.50 from Robert K. Black, Book Dealer. The printed leaflet "extoling virtues of emigration to Florida," covers: Jacksonville, Lawyers and Doctors, Mechanics, Laborers. Provisions, Land, Farming, Immigrants, School Facilities, Communication, Speculators, and Climate. There are also some interesting advertisements.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1867; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1961

Florida voting registrations

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 90-33
Scope and Contents

These papers contain early Florida county voting registration data for primary and general elections from 1914 to 1962. They were used in connection with a voting study done by Elston Roady and Annie Mary Hartsfield of the Florida State University Institute for Social Research. There are 46 individual county lists of numbers of Florida registered voters and 18 county summary lists of numbers of registered voters.

Dates: Created: 1914-1962

Fort Gilliland - The Territory of Florida

 Collection — Box: 147
Identifier: MSS 0-119
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of receipt from Fort Gilliland, Newnansville, Alachua County, Florida, April 1, 1838 to a Dr. Isaac Garrarone. The receipt is in reference to the hiring of a wagon team and driver to transport goods between forts for the 1st Battalion, 6th Regiment in operation against the Seminole Indians from April 1 to September 1, 1838.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1965

Fort Micanopy - a petition

 Collection — Box: 147
Identifier: MSS 0-120
Scope and Contents

Petition dated Fort Micanopy, East Florida, April 5, 1840, and addressed to Joel R. Poinsett, Secretary of War, Washington City, D.C. The petition prays that James Child of Alachua County, Florida be appointed as 2nd Lieutenant in a Regiment of the United States Military "now serving in Florida." The petition sets forth Child's qualifications, and bears the signature of Captain William Whistler, Captain B.S.V. Bonneville, Adjutant General, R. C. Gatlin, J. S. Saunders, 2nd Lieutenant, S. B. Gannette, 2nd Lieutenant, and Charles W. Dougwell, Surgeon, United States of America.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in April 5, 1840; Other: Date acquired: 06/21/1955

Fort Taylor Corps of Engineers payroll

 Collection — map_case: MSS 1964-121
Identifier: MSS 1964-121
Scope and Contents

Payroll of a Corps of Engineers in service at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida. Complete in detail and shows 278 signatures of members of the Corps who acknowledged having received the amounts listed from Captain Walter McFarland.

Also known as MSS 0-121.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1864; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1957

Framed Fox and the Grapes Seychelles Lace

 Collection — Container: framed item
Identifier: MSS 2015-001
Scope and Contents

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: 02/01/2015

Frances Elizabeth Brown Douglass Memoirs

 Collection — Box: 144
Identifier: MSS 1978-058
Scope and Contents A bound photocopy of the handwritten memoirs of Frances Elizabeth Brown Douglass, daughter of Governor Thomas Brown of Florida. On the first page appears the following note: "MEMOIRS OF FRANCES ELIZABETH BROWN DOUGLASS These memoirs of Frances Elizabeth Brown Douglass, wife of Samuel James Douglass and daughter of Thomas Brown, were written at the request of her family. She began these writings in 1894 when she was about 77 years old, and passed away in 1905 at the age of 87. March 15, 1966. Signed: Sarah E. Henderson, Mrs. John Ward Henderson, Jr. This copy is contributed to the Florida State University Library by Mrs. Sarah Everett Lewis...
Dates: Created: 1894-1905; Other: Date acquired: 03/15/1966

Frances Field Haynes War Ration Books

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 86-14
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two 1942 war ration books, issued by the United States of America, and belonging to Ms. Frances F. Haynes. A physical description of Haynes is recorded as identification.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1942

Francis Eppes Letter

 Collection — Box: 145
Identifier: MSS 1984-011
Scope and Contents

This letter was written by Francis Eppes to Reverend John Woart of Swedesboro, New Jersey. The letter, dated July 25, 1838, is an invitation to take charge of St. John's Episcopal Church in Tallahassee, Florida. A transcription of the letter is included with the original MSS.

Dates: Created: 1838

Francois Bucher Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-010
Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers of Francois Bucher (1927-1999), professor of Art History (1978-1996), including correspondence, instructional materials, artwork, research materials, and scholarly works. Significant correspondents include William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Paul Sharits, and Kurt Vonnegut. The collection includes works by Sinclair Beiles, Bucher and Burroughs. Subjects include Bucher's academic career at University of Minnesota, Yale University, Brown University, State University of New York-Binghamton, and Florida State University; Junction B and the Nautilus Foundation in Lloyd, Florida; and Bucher's novel Ein Strahlendes End (...
Dates: Created: 1300, 1565, 1880-1996; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014

Frank Douglas Moor Collection

 Collection — Container: 1 Folder: Shares space with other collections
Identifier: MSS 77-11
Scope and Contents The Frank D. Moor collection contains records of business and service organizations in Tallahassee with which he was associated, as well as papers of his father, Dr. W. L. Moor. Subjects covered by this collection include: Alford Chevrolet Company, Big Bend Development Corporation, Farson, Son & Company Investment Broker, Georgia Pine Railroad Company, Bainbridge, Georgia, Tallahassee, Florida, Governor's Mansion Advisory Committee, Internal Revenue Service, Margaret M. Datson, F. Clifton Moor, Margaret H. Moor, C. B. Gwynn, Maimie W. Gwynn, George H. Gwynn, Jennie P. Gwynn, Leon County, Leon Improvement Company, Leon Taxpayers Protective Association, Moor Brothers, Southern...
Dates: Created: 1884-1965

Frank Hatheway Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-137
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a diary of G. Frank Hatheway regarding his life and work, as well as examples of poetry, and a funeral announcement for his daughter, Julia. A scrapbook kept by Hatheway (originally MSS 0-138) is also part of the collection. The scrapbook contains a collection of poetry, clippings of historical interest, old prints, and pictures. The poetry is a mix of poetry Hatheway copied and original compisitions. A page of music in manuscript form, The Indian Maid, may be an original composition as well.

Dates: Created: 1845-1853; Other: Date acquired: 04/20/1956

Frank Norris manuscript leaf from McTeague

 Collection — Box: 153
Identifier: MSS 0-340
Scope and Contents

Manuscript leaf from Frank Norris's McTeague, Argonaut Manuscript Edition of the Works of Frank Norris, page 176.

Dates: 1899

Frank P. Sherwood Papers

 Collection — Box: 1(unprocessed)
Identifier: MSS 2006-017
Scope and Contents

Lectures, articles, anthologies, monographs, reports, and other publications created by Frank Sherwood as Professor of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University.

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: 04/17/2006

Fred E. Busbey Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1987-007
Scope and Contents

Papers include official and personal correspondence, speeches and remarks, news clippings, memorabilia, photographs, audiograph discs, maps and background material. Many of the photographs and battle maps in the collection reflect his military activities in World War I. Topics include McCarthyism, the House of Un-American Activities Committee, Alger Hiss, and the Dresden bombing in World War II.

Dates: Created: 1910-1965

Fred Elliot Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-100
Scope and Contents This collection consists of business records, correspondence, pictures, a scrapbook and other items of Fred C. Elliot. Subjects covered by this collection include: J. O. Wright, engineers, Everglades Drainage Project, Everglades Drainage District, Florida population, Cyril Baldwin, C. V. Scott, Florida Everglades, Florida Coast Line Canal, St. Lucie Canal, Gulf to Atlantic Waterway, A. W. Cilchrist, Lake Okeechobee, Broward County, Dade County, DeSoto County, Lee County, Monroe County, Okeechobee County, Palm Beach County, St. Lucie County, Cary A. Hardee, Okeechobee Fruit Lands Company, rainfall, E. B. Lewis & Company, Palm Beach and Everglades Railroad, drainage districts, beach...
Dates: Created: 1835-1962; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1965

French Revolution Collection on Camille Desmoulins, Lucile Duplessis, and Arthur Dillon

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2011-0329
Scope and Contents Cahier Rouge by Lucile Duplessis Desmoulins (red homemade manuscript book/diary by Duplessis, wife of Camille Desmoulins, undated); manuscript letter from General Arthur Dillon to Camille Desmoulins (1793); a small collection relating to General Arthur Dillon's regiment before, during and after the French Revolution (1702-1847); unbound pamphlets including Desmoulins' Le Vieux Cordelier (1793), Desmoulins' Lettre de Camille Desmoulins (1793), and Observations due Comte De Lally-Tolendal Sur La Letre Erite Par M Le Comte De Mirabeau (1789); and an extra-illustrated copy of the English translation of Claretie's biography, Camille Desmoulins and His Wife...
Dates: Created: 1702-1876; Other: Date acquired: 03/29/2011

FSU Credit Union Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1985-028
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of business papers of the Florida State University Credit Union, dating 1954 to 1972. Included are audits, meeting minutes, annual reports, documents regarding the Board of Directors, the constitution and by-laws, budget materials, correspondence, financial and statistical reports, membership data, pensions, and other related materials.

Dates: Created: 1954-1972

FSU Libraries Florida Reference File

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2018-003
Scope and Contents

Materials collected by Florida State University Libraries, documenting people, places, and other subjects related to the state of Florida, including publications, newsclippings, and ephemera.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: Created: 1806-2009

Gamble Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1-05
Scope and Contents

Biographical information, extracts from the journal of Major Robert Gamble, plantation record book, and "Gambles Hill: a Rebirth of and Elegant Richmond" by Vera Palmer.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from the Gamble Family Papers have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: Created: 1818-1853, 1898, 1962

General Jean-Jacques-Germain Pelet-Clozeau Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 94-3
Scope and Contents The General Jean-Jacques-Germain Pelet-Clozeau Papers contain material from the early years of the French Republic in 1793 to Second Empire under Napoleon III in 1858. The greatest area of concentration deals with France during the First Empire under Napoleon. One of the largest segments of this collection includes journals kept during the major campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars. Also included is correspondence from Napoleon to Marshals Berthier and Davout from 1805-1810. Much of the military campaign material is supplemented with hand-drawn sketches and maps along with situation reports of various units of the Grande Armée. Among the collection's other sources are...
Dates: Created: 1793-1858

General Land Office Certificate

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 76-7
Scope and Contents

Vellum certificate from the General Land Office of the United States for the sale of approximately 80 acres of public land in Tallahassee to Robert Jameson, on March 15, 1826. Signatories include U.S. President John Quincy Adams and Commissioner of the General Land Office George A. Graham.

Dates: Created: 1826

General orders - Civil War

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 1965-069
Scope and Contents General Order, Nos. 4, 6, and 7. Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Richmond, February 8, 14, and 16, 1865. A typed card attached to the documents reads: "There were eleven of this set of General Orders issued between January 6 - March 18, 1865. We have only Nos. 4, 6, and 7, shown here. Property of the FSU Library." The three items are separate orders as listed below: 1. General Orders, No. 4. "An Act to regulate the Destruction of Property under military necessity and to provide for the Indemnity thereof." Signed by S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector General. 2. General Orders, No. 6. This item consists of four separate orders...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1865

General Robert E. Lee papers

 Collection — Box: 151
Identifier: MSS 0-163
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a military order of surrender by General Robert E. Lee, and his address to the 10th Army at Appomattox Court House. The manuscript copy of General Lee's orders number 9 to his "Armys" on surrendering in Virginia dated "Hdqrs. A.N.V., 10th Apri. 1865" begins with these comforting statements: "After four years ardous service marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude...," and contains great praise for "the brave survivors of the many hard fought battles ... who have remained steadfast to the last task ..." These items are copies of original manuscripts. Also includes MSS 0-164.

Dates: Created: 1865; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1952

George Alexander Lensen Author Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 90-7
Scope and Contents

Collection contains 5 manuscripts from Dr. Lensen written between 1959 and 1967. All deal with Dr. Lensen's area of study in Japanese and Russian history and relations.

Dates: Created: 1959-1967; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1967

George Fraser Black Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 82-2
Scope and Contents

Bibliographies, correspondence, research notes, clippings, manuscripts, and publications documenting Dr. George Fraser Black's research on Scottish history and genealogy, witchcraft, and other subjects.

Dates: Created: 1737-1962; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1982