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This collection is comprised of materials related to the works of Herbert Spencer Zim. Books covered include Armored animals; Botany; Commercial fishing; Crabs; Golden hamsters; Hoists, cranes and derricks; Israel and the Holy Land; North American Indian arts; Sea stars and their kin; Telephone systems; What's inside of me; What's inside of plants; and Your heart and how it works. Other persons or subjects significant to the collection include: Rene Martin, Herschel Wartik, Alexander Drozynski, Andre Hunter Whiteford, and basketry.
Collection includes MSS 78-51
The Leon County Commissioners passed a resolution in 1958 to see what could be done to restore historic homes and buildings in Tallahassee, Florida. Governor Millard Caldwell served as Chairman of the Historic Homes Preservation Committee.
The collection's two major groupings of papers are Antebellum and Civil War newspapers in OS Box 1 and Gilded Age, Progressive, and 20th century newspapers in OS Box 2. The majority of the papers are from the southern states in the United States. OS Box 3 is photostat copies of its contents.
Online Copies Available
Portions of this collection have been digitized can be found online in the FSU Digital Library.
Letterbook includes correspondence with Hodgkiss, Scott, and Company clients. Nature of company and location cannot be determined.
The records of the In-As-Much Circle of the Florida Branch of the International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons, Inc. Includes the original charter for the Silver Cross Hospital, as well as the printed constitution adopted by the convention of 1902; By-laws of the International Order of the Florida Branch of the King's Daughters and Sons; records and papers of the president, treasurer, and secretary; tributes and records of the New York City Order; records of the Treasurer; and photocopies of "Miss Blake's Sanitarium Rules."
Includes materials previously described as MSS 0-145.
Field notes, illustrations, correspondence, publications, photographs, news clippings, and printing plates documenting the research and scholarship of Ina VanStan (1901-1989), FSU Professor of Clothing and Textiles.
Undated manuscript document in French which is a report by Captain Plapin of Marseille, France, who was captain of a freighter plying between the Isle de France and India, in which he gives considerable details of an incident which occurred while on a voyage.
Also known as MSS 0-147.
Galley proofs of Guidance and Business Education / John F. Dame and Albert R. Brinkman, 2nd edition. Published: Cincinnati: South-Western Pub. Co., 1954.
Part of Southern Business History Center
Architectural and engineering drawings related to construction and renovation projects managed by the J.R. Clancy stage rigging firm (1885-present), including theatrical designs, drawings for standard parts, wiring diagrams, and standard assemblies for stage rigging systems.
Online Copies Available
Select drawings from the J.R. Clancy Collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.
The J.S. Lester Plantation Papers include an 1895 doctor's bill, a transmittal letter, and a 4-page list of receipts (1868) for money received by fourteen ex-slaves; the plantation was located in Leon County, Fla. Also known as MSS 0-167.
This collection is comprised of photocopies of a marriage certificate of J.A. Falkner and Jane M. Wilder, Tampa, Florida, August 7, 1858 (2 copies), and of a "Family Record" of the Falkner family showing names, place of birth, date of birth, date of marriage and date of death of 15 family members. Also known as MSS 0-105.
Large-format facsimiles of historical maps. Locations include London, England and multiple sites within Florida.
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.
Tax receipts and other business papers of James A. Taylor.
This collection contains two letters by James Gould Cozzens to Mr. Emmett B. Peter, Jr., concerning criticisms of some of his writing, as well as a copy of one letter, undated, by Mr. Emmett B. Peter, Jr., to Cozzens, and a "draft of article of which Cozzens reffered in his letter. Not yet published (4/2/63)." The two letters written by Cozzens to Mr. Emmett B. Peter, Jr., should be most helpful to any person writing for the public.
Dated December 7, 1813.
Photocopied and original newspaper clippings and documents regarding the Archer family. Some duplication of material between this collection and MSS 0-7.
Collection of original and photocopied documents and newsclippings pertaining to John Tillinghast Archer and his wife, Mary S. Brown Archer. Includes letter from 1860 (?) from Decatur, Illinois to "Dear Brother," Dr. Limol Fletcher from Lavinia Williams.
Photocopies and original documents and newspaper clippings regarding prominent Tallahassee families such the Eppes, Archer and Ward families.
Correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, photographs, and speeches documenting the career of attorney, Florida legislator, educator, and businessman James Velma Keen, from 1926 when he began practicing law in Sarasota, Florida, until his death in Tallahassee, Florida, in March 1963.