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Henry C. Bunner Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2017-004
Scope and Contents

Scrap album pages containing newspaper and magazine clippings, original sketches and art, cyanotype photograph prints, correspondence, short essays, and other printed matter related to Henry C. Bunner, Puck magazine, and other topics.

Dates: Created: 1878-1888; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1982

Henry Kissinger and Louise Richardson Correspondence

 Collection — Container: Autograph Box 4
Identifier: MSS 1990-043
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Henry Kissinger and Florida State University (FSU) Library Director Louise Richardson concerning subscription to the journal Confluence. A.L.S., November 15, 1954; October 8, 1952; September 25, 1952. (Signed by Kissinger).

Dates: Created: 1952-1954

Henry Oxdel letter

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 0-213
Scope and Contents

This item is a holograph letter of Henry Oxdel, of St. Augustine, Florida, to Hugh White, Esq., of Cohores, Albany County, New York. The letter indicates that Oxdel was handling Florida real estate matters for White, and that they might have been old friends. Oxdel informs White of a shortage of orange seeds and asked, "Can you contrive to send me all your spare orange seeds. There is quite a race & rage to get orange seeds here..." Names mentioned in the letter were, G. L. Phillips, Esq., P. S. Smith, Esq. "who is considered here the best counsellor in such matters," and T. Brown.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in January 1, 1839

Henry Simpson papers

 Collection — Box: 1208
Identifier: MSS 95-7
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a holograph letter from Henry Simpson to George Bancroft, dated December 21, 1849, and is accompanied by a typed transcription. Also in the collection is a handwritten note from Winston Churchill of the University Club, to W. H. Lowdenmilk and Company, dated May 1, 1919. Another handwritten note is from J. Sparks to "Dear P." concerning the return of "Mr. Cooledge" from Europe. As well, there is a handwritten statement in Latin.

Dates: Created: 1849-1919; Other: Date acquired: 01/17/1980

Henry T. Wright letters

 Collection — Box: 1729
Identifier: MSS 2002-1
Scope and Contents This collection consists of nine letters from Henry T. Wright to his sister, Laura (Mrs. A. F. Yniestra of Greenville, Alabama). Two were written prior to the outbreak of the Civil War, six were dated during the conflict, and the last one after the war ended. The letters are written from the following locations: Knox Hill, Florida; Tullahoma, Tennessee; Camp near Fairfield; Jackson, Mississippi; Camp near Chickamauga; Pensacola, Florida. Also, included in the last letter is a clipping with no source or date, with an obituary poem for H. T. Wright from P. H. W. Wright writes short but informative letters of people and events he experienced. Most letters are fairly clear and...
Dates: Created: 1860-1865; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2002

Herbert Spencer Zim papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 78-50
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1955-1971

Historic Homes Preservation Committee of Leon County Records

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1991-005
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1958

Historical Newspaper Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-002
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1792-1945

Historical Papers of Massachusetts and Alabama

 Collection — Container: MSS 0-139
Identifier: MSS 0-139
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the following: 1. 1620-1646. Prospectus (broadside) "Of Plimoth Plantation," by William Bradford, Governor, who wrote a detailed history of the early years of Plymouth Colony. He covers in great detail everything that happened from the landing of the Mayflower in December, 1620, through the year 1646. 2. 1804. Newspaper. 'New England Palladium,' Boston, Tuesday, November 27, 1804. No. 43, Vol. 24. The four-page issue is a good example of a New England newspaper format of the period. 3. 1840. Alabama. U.S.A. Land Grant No. 12009. Signed by Martin Van Buren, President, and issued to Allen Masengale of Madison County, Alabama....
Dates: Created: 1620-1840; Created: Majority of material found in 1620-1646, 1804, 1840; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1965

Hodgkiss, Scott, and Company Letterbook

 Collection — Container: MSS 2003-07 - Letterbook
Identifier: MSS 2003-07
Abstract

Letterbook includes correspondence with Hodgkiss, Scott, and Company clients. Nature of company and location cannot be determined.

Dates: Created: 1865-1866

Hollingsworth Papers

 Collection — Box: 513
Identifier: MSS 1968-140
Scope and Contents The Mount Vernon Plantation (the name was later changed to Pickney Hills) was located in Jefferson County about seven miles east of Monticello, Florida with a view overlooking "Razor Lake," so named by Mr. Hollingsworth because of its shape. The number of slaves listed, the livestock listed, records of sales of farm products, purchases of supplies, and descriptions of different parcels of land shown in the Last Will of John Hollingsworth indicate that Mount Vernon Plantation covered rather extensive acreage. The will also shows that he owned a home near Edgefield, South Carolina, which was situated on "about eleven hundred acres." The papers consist of...
Dates: Created: 1768-1887, 1916; Other: Majority of material found in 1788-1887

Ida Carrie Seale scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 341
Identifier: MSS 0-218
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four scrapbooks by Ida Carrie Seale which contain handwritten, typed, printed, and mimeographed items on a variety of subjects.Scrapbook 1, dated 1895-1962, contains materials about art, poetry, writing, and general education. Scrapbook 2, dated 1917-1949, is similar to scrapbook 1. Scrapbook 3, dated 1920-1959, is labeled "Health," and contains materials on physical culture, nursing, welfare, mental therapy, and other medical subjects. Scrapbook 4, dated 1955-1965, is labeled "A Bit of History of the Veterans Hospital Center, Bay Pines, Florida, 1955 to 1965." This consists of programs, picture post cards, snapshots,...
Dates: 1895-1965; Other: Date acquired: 1963

In-As-Much Circle Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-144
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1894-1966; Other: Date acquired: 05/05/1970

Ina VanStan Printing Plates

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-333
Scope and Contents

Twenty-three printing plates depicting illustrations and photographs used in scholarly publications by Ina VanStan (1901-1989), Professor of Clothing and Textiles. Includes plates and figures from "Peruvian Domestic Fabrics from Supe" (1955), "A Peruvian Ikat From Pachacamac" (1957), "Three Feather Ornaments from Peru" (1959), "An Ancient Peruvian Rag Doll" (1962), and "Ancient Peruvian Tapestries with Reed Warps" (1964).

Dates: Created: 1955-1964; Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1971

Isaac Backus Letter

 Collection — Box: 1729
Identifier: MSS 2000-02
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter by Isaac Backus and its transcription, as well as a description of the letter and books from Kenneth Nebenzahl, a book vendor. The letter discusses Samuel Alden and Robert Washburn in their dealings with the Church of Christ in Bridgewater and Middleborough. On November 8, 1751, the two men refused to receive and restore a pastor of the church because he could not practice infant Baptism, and they had a difference in judgement about the Bar of Communion. For this, the two men were punished and separated from the church. The letter is enclosed in Isaac Backus's A History of New England, purchased from Kenneth Nebenzahl...
Dates: Created: 1751-1752

Isle de France (Mauritius) Voyage Report

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1964-147
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: circa 1750; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1956

Itinerant Ministry Journal and Ledger

 Collection — Container: Item 1
Identifier: MSS 2015-015
Scope and Contents Leatherbound notebook containing the manuscript diary and cash accounts ledger of an unnamed itinerant Baptist minister, active in the American Southeast. Diary entries describe visits to locations in Florida, including Crawfordville, Flat Creek, Sopchoppy, and Tallahassee; and in Alabama, including Decatur and Gadsen. Official activities described include delivering sermons on scripture and Biblical figures; officiating wedding ceremonies; and conducting Sunday school classes. Personal activities described include visits with congregation members, farming duties, and traveling among different congregations. Online Copy Available ...
Dates: Created: 1871, 1874; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2015

J. Frank Dame, Guidance and Business Education manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-320
Scope and Contents

Galley proofs of Guidance and Business Education / John F. Dame and Albert R. Brinkman, 2nd edition. Published: Cincinnati: South-Western Pub. Co., 1954.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1954

J. L. and G. L. Smith Court Docket Book

 Collection — Container: Wrapped Volume: Shares space with other collections
Identifier: MSS 2011-0519c
Scope and Contents

Part of Southern Business History Center

Dates: Created: 1876-1883

J. R. Clancy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2010-002
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1911-1999; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2010

J. S. Lester Plantation Papers

 Collection — Box: 516
Identifier: MSS 1965-167
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1868-1895; Other: Date acquired: 08/31/1965

J.A. Falkner Family records

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1967-105
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1831-1907; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1967

Jack Freeman Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2016-003
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Other: Date Unknown

James A. Taylor papers

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 80-07
Scope and Contents

Tax receipts and other business papers of James A. Taylor.

Dates: Created: 1886-1900

James Branch Cabell Collection

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1963-043
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials by and about the Virginia author, James Branch Cabell. The first item in the collection is a set of original typed (with one set of copies) letters by Cabell to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1940-1953). The copies were typed from original letters in the University of Florida Special Collections. The second item in the collection is a typed copy of a cumulative index to the Storisende Edition of Cabell's works (McBride, NY, 1930, 18v). The index was prepared by John M. Campbell, Jr. of Paris, France, and includes a notation: "No other index exists, either in individual volumes or for the works as a whole, and the information contained...
Dates: Created: 1930-1945

James Gould Cozzens Papers

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 0-80
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1963; Other: Date acquired: 01/28/1964

James L. Marshall Civil War Documents

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 1964-057
Scope and Contents Two documents pertaining to Parole of Civil War Prisoner of War Suval D. Crawford, Private of the Waddells, Ala., Vols. C.S.A. One dated Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 9, A.D. 1863, filled in and signed by Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton, C.S.A., Commanding, on the 4th day of July, 1863, "do in pursuance of the terms of capitulation of the City of Vicksburg and its garrison, give this solemn parole under oath..." The document is also signed by Suval D. Crawford. The other document, dated Columbus, Georgia, May 19, 1865, Headquarters Calvary Corps, M.D.M., is a declaration by Suval D. Crawford that "I will not bear arms against the United States of America..." and...
Dates: 1863-1865

James Madison Message and Picture

 Collection — map_case: MSS 0-278
Identifier: MSS 0-278
Abstract

Dated December 7, 1813.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1813

James Nixon Civil War Letters

 Collection — Box: 153
Identifier: MSS 1965-191
Scope and Contents Photostats of Civil War letters by James M. Nixon (d. 1863), 8th Fla. Regt., (1861-1863) to his wife, Louise A. Nixon, Mt. Pleasant, Gadsden County, Florida. 1. Apalachicola, Florida. September 9, 1861 to February 24, 1862. Family letters with instructions about the farm. 6 items. 2. Camp Retrieve, Florida. December, 1861. Family letters with instructions about the farm. 3 items. 3. Camp Milton, Florida. February, 1862. Nixon was apparently with recruiting officer, Major R. "going by Marianna and will probably be home Saturday night, as he is going to make the rounds in Gadsden..." This letter also refers to the clearing of land and the planting of crops. 1 item. 4....
Dates: 1861-1863

James Patton Anderson Papers

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 1965-003
Scope and Contents Photocopies of 11 manuscripts by and pertaining to General James Patton Anderson, Monticello, Jefferson County, Florida, Anderson, dated 1862-1865. Includes documents pertaining to his appointments as Brigadier General and later Major General, documents pertaining to his pardon, and personal letters. Includes two typwritten copies of "Sketch of General Anderson's Life" written by General James Patton Anderson while at his home in Monticello, Florida, recuperating from a wound he had received on the evening of the 31st of August, 1864, while in command of his division at the battle of Jonesboro, Georgia, during the Civil War. The first ten pages of the sketch are...
Dates: Created: 1862-1865