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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.
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.
Bibliographies, correspondence, research notes, clippings, manuscripts, and publications documenting Dr. George Fraser Black's research on Scottish history and genealogy, witchcraft, and other subjects.
The papers of George Harper include articles, catalogs, correspondence, manuscripts, College English Association conference programs, and publications. The majority of the papers, and escpecially the correspondence, cover a large period of time from the 1870s to the late 1960s. The 38 books donated by George Harper with this collection have been cataloged and information about them may be accessed through the Florida State University Libraries online catalog.
This collection consists of four letters, in manuscript, dated 1901, to George P. Winship of Providence, Rhode Island, or with reference to his works, from The Nation, New York, The Macillan Company, New York, The American Historical Review, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles, London England.
This collection consists of a broadside regarding the secession of Florida from the Union and a duplicate of that broadside. The broadside was issued by George T. Ward before the State Convention at Montgomery, Alabama in January 1861. It is addressed "To the People of Leon County," and begins "My name has been suggested as a candidate for the State Convention, from your county..."
Also known as MSS 0-256.
This collection of 39 letters were written by Parkhill to his wife, Elizabeth (Bellamy) Parkhill, from various infantry camps and campsites from September 30, 1861 to June 25, 1862. The letters express his concern for the welfare of his little family, the best location for their safety should the fighting get too close, and his personal feelings toward his wife and babies. He also included his opinions about the war and some information about his company's activities.
Includes MSS 89-12.
The collection includes correspondence, deeds, accounting records, bills and debt letters, contracts, invoices, shipping records, and various ledgers. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, 1890-1920, concerning orders of lumber to be shipped, shipping status, and payments. A large portion of the collection is comprised of shipping records, 1904-1919, contained in 12 boxes. It also contains 115 bound volumes including various ledgers, letter books, cash books, sales records, log books, shipping records, cash reports, and accounting journals.
Includes background research, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, and other publications documenting the personal life and professional career of author and Florida historian Gloria Jahoda. Significant topics include genealogy, ecology, northwest Florida, publishing rights, classical music, WFSU-FM radio programs, the Muscogee Creek Nation, and Jahoda’s book The Road to Samarkand, a biography of English composer Frederick Delius.
Includes materials previously described as MSS 79-2, MSS 80-3, MSS 83-2, MSS 83-2, MSS 84-01, and MSS 2004-007.
Thirty-three clay pottery fragments comprising thirty-two texts in Greek and Latin documenting the activities of a Roman Army unit stationed near Edfu, Egypt.
Items found in this collection include the personal papers of Guyte McCord, consisting of correspondence, records of the Tallahassee Historical Society, newspaper clippings, articles, and papers relating to Judge James B. Whitfield. Also included in the collection are the official programs of the inaugurations of five Florida governors, miscellaneous publications, and typescripts of manuscripts published in issues of "Tallahassee Historical Society Annual."
Also known as MSS 0-181.
Commercial items based on works by Beatrix Potter, including Peter Rabbit.
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.
Two manuscript letters by T.J. Lawton of Eau Gallie, Brevard County, Florida (1879). One letter is to Mrs. M.L. Gwynn and the other is to Mr. W. Gwynn, Tallahassee, Florida, sister and brother-in-law of Mr. Lawton. From the letters it appears that Mr. Lawton was in charge of certain properties in Eau Gallie belonging to the Gwynns. Also known as MSS 0-132.
Photostat of a letter by H. Bradford dated March 20, 1864 to "Sister Mary," that was written at Johnsons Island and refers to the battle of Olustee.
The second item is a document dated May 1862 by Lt. F.L. Villepigue, Recruiting Officer, certifying that Jesse T. Bernard "has enlisted in Captain R.H. Gamble's Light Artillery Company for the war, and is ordered to report at camp on the 6th day of May 1862."
Also known as MSS 0-26.
Scrapbooks compiled by Dr. Hale Smith's mother, Nina Hale Smith, documenting her travels in Europe in 1935 and on the West Coast of the United States in 1965. On both trips, Nina Hale Smith was accompanied by Grace Uptegraff, who died in 1966.
The Haller Diaries consist of personal entries of both Morris and Verona Haller, who write about their daily activities from 1959 through 1971 in both Ohio and Tallahassee, Florida. The diaries contain some enclosures of letters, poems, clippings, and registers of letters written by the Hallers. Also known as MSS 1-01.
This collection consists of an advance set of unbound sheets, including dust jacket, of Yesterday's Tallahassee, by Hampton Dunn. They are accompanied by a letter from Ernest A. Seeman, President of E. A. Seemann Publishing, Inc., of Miami, Florida, to Malcolm B. Johnson, Editor of the Tallahassee Democrat.
Photocopies of pages from letterbook containing correspondence, mostly from Hardy B. Croom to his brother Bryan Croom. There is also correspondence from Hardy B. Croom to his wife, Frances, to Seth P. Lewis, Thomas Baltrell, Dr. John Torrey, John B. Carrol, Henry Gaskins, and Samuel C. Bellamy. The letters were written from Newboern and Ruston, N.C., New Orleans, La., Baltimore, Md., Philadelphia, Pa., New York, Tallahassee, Fl., Charleston, S.C., and Augusta, Ga.
Materials about circuses, circus performers, and circus industry from all over the world, mainly North and South America and Europe. Includes photographs, books, posters, flyers, pamphlets, circus programs, and related materials dating primarily from the 1940s-1990s..
Three typrescript drafts of books by H. Whittington: 'Trouble Rides Tall' (1958), 'Play for Keeps' (1957), and 'Strangers on Friday' (1959).
Manuscript of John and William Bartram's America. Also portfolio of photostats used for research while writing the book. Helen Cruickshank edited and wrote the introduction for the book's 1957 edition.
- Manuscripts 84
- Correspondence 81
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 69
- Florida--History 37
- Leon County (Fla.) 28
- Authors, American 27
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 27
- Photographs 26
- Photocopying. 23
- Diaries 21
- Financial Records 20
- Poetry 20
- Tallahassee (Fla.)--History 20
- Legal documents. 19
- Plantations--Southern States 18
- Account books 17
- Newspapers 16
- Deeds 15
- Antebellum Florida, 1845-1861 14 ∧ less
- English 524
- French 5
- Multiple languages 2
- Egyptian (Ancient) 1
- Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 1
- Confederate States of America 35
- Florida. Governor 15
- Collins, LeRoy 6
- Florida State College for Women 6
- United States. Navy 6
- Bloxham, William Dunnington, 1835-1911 4
- Brown, Thomas, 1785-1867 4
- Carlton, Doyle Elam, 1885-1972 4
- Eppes Family 4
- Gilchrist, Albert Waller, 1858-1926 4
- Pepper, Claude, 1900-1989 4
- Till, Emmett, 1941-1955 4
- American Association of University Women 3
- Archer, Susan 3
- Confederate States of America. Navy. 3
- Creek Nation 3
- Davis, Jefferson 1808-1889 3
- Democratic Party (Fla.) 3
- Episcopal Church 3
- Flagler, Henry Morrison, 1830-1913 3 ∧ less