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James Phin. Willson Manuscript of Battle of Natural Bridge

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 1965-264
Scope and Contents Photographic copy of manuscript by James Phin. Willson, Druggist to K.L.A., relating to the Battle of Natural Bridge (1865). The twenty-four-page manuscript is titled, "MS. No. 9, Third Series Pages - 1007. Written 1865. To Miss Joanna D. Willson of Missouri." The following page reads: "To the special care of Miss Joanna D. Willson - the present manuscript is respectfully affectionately dedicated by her devoted brother, the author. The within contains, in addition to its personal introduction, a private, graphic description of the events...incidental to the military exploit under Brigadier Gen. William Miller, near Tallahassee, Florida, March 4th, 5th, and 6th,...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1865; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1963

James Tillinghast Archer Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-294
Scope and Contents

Photocopied and original newspaper clippings and documents regarding the Archer family. Some duplication of material between this collection and MSS 0-7.

Dates: Created: 1843-1969

James Tillinghast Archer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-7
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1850-1961; Other: Date acquired: 03/20/1968

James Tillinghast Archer Papers (additional gift)

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-8
Scope and Contents

Photocopies and original documents and newspaper clippings regarding prominent Tallahassee families such the Eppes, Archer and Ward families.

Dates: Created: 1903-1969; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1969

James Velma Keen Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1970-150
Abstract

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.

Dates: Created: 1922-1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1955-1967

Janet Burroway Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2003-022
Abstract

The Janet Burroway Papers contains her class materials, manuscripts of plays and short stories, book reviews, articles, student writings, and writings by others

Dates: Created: 1985-1999

Jean Giono Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-126
Scope and Contents Publications, translations, photographs, and correspondence created and collected by Katherine Allen Clarke, documenting her research on French author and poet Jean Giono, including: translations by Clarke of selected Giono works; a 120 page interview of Giono by Clarke; 3 letters by Giono to Clarke, in French; 1 telegram to "Mlle. Clarke"; a poem; 40 post cards with views of France; 67 Kodak pictures of Giono, his family, his friends and his home town of Manosque, and the wedding of Sylvie Giono and Gerard Durbet. Subjects include Haute-Provence, University at Grenoble, Rodolphe Bresdin, and Pour Saluer...
Dates: Created: 1924-1962; Other: Date acquired: 02/20/1970

Jeannette Hodges 'Back Country' manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-329
Scope and Contents

Draft Manuscript of Back Country, published New York, Pageant Press [c1958]

Dates: Created: 1958

Jerry Carter Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-46
Scope and Contents Official papers, scrapbooks, political correspondence, campaign materials, financial papers, films, tapes, books, newspaper articles, pictures, cards, poetry, maps and certificates. Materials in this collection include official papers about the Florida Public Service Commission, political correspondence and other election materials for the Democratic party, Interstate Commerce Commission finance dockets related to a variety of railroad companies, railroad correspondence, materials related to buses and taxis, papers concerning motor freight, telephones in Florida, power companies serving Florida, and Florida water, sewers, canals and waterways. Other materials include sketches...
Dates: Created: 1923-1966; Other: Date acquired: 06/30/1965

Jerry Carter Papers (Additional Gift)

 Collection — Box: 136
Identifier: MSS 0-48
Scope and Contents Official papers, scrapbooks, political correspondence, campaign materials, financial papers, films, tapes, books, newspaper articles, pictures, cards, poetry, maps and certificates. Materials in this collection include official papers about the Florida Public Service Commission, political correspondence and other election materials for the Democratic party, Interstate Commerce Commission finance dockets related to a variety of railroad companies, railroad correspondence, materials related to buses and taxis, papers concerning motor freight, telephones in Florida, power companies serving Florida, and Florida water, sewers, canals and waterways. Other materials include sketches by Carter,...
Dates: Created: 1937-1971; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1971

Jerry Carter Papers (Additional Gift 2)

 Collection — Box: 136
Identifier: MSS 75-1
Scope and Contents

Newspaper items, journal reprints

Dates: Created: 1936-1965; Created: Majority of material found in 1936, 1963, 1965; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1975

Jerry Carter Tapes

 Collection — Box: 136
Identifier: MSS 0-47
Scope and Contents

This additional gift by M. Jerry W. Carter consisting of four items was brought in by Mr. Virgil Conner in July, 1969 when he was doing research and using the Jerry Carter Papers. the films and/or tapes have been labeled and numbered as below: 1. n.d. No title but label shows "By Jerry Carter." 2. "Jerry Carter #2, Russell-Barton Prod." 11,1 - min. 3. "Tupelo Gum Honey Rum" by Jerry Carter 4. "16 MM - Sound, Jerry Carter. 9/30/58"

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1969

Jerry Stern Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2016-007
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, sketches, press clippings, posters, and other materials documenting the writing, scholarship, and personal interests of Jerry Stern.

Dates: Other: undated

Jewell Family papers

 Collection — oversize: Documents
Identifier: MSS 82-4
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries and writings about the Jewell family, as compiled by Lucy M. Johnson. Subjects and persons significant to this collection include: Lyman L. Jewell, Mary Moores Jewell, Gladys Bebe, Robert Conover, Helen Jochmauw, Clabe W. Johnson, Lucy Johnson, M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, quilts, Ashley Montague, Unitarian Fellowship of San Diego, poetry, California farms, California taxation, San Francisco, California politics, San Francisco Anti-Ferry Franchise Purchase League, Pacific Cooperative League, Berkeley Democratic Club, Oakland Cooperative Buyers Club, California elections, Margaret Harrison, Russia, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University,...
Dates: Created: 1870-1972

J.M. Williams letter

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-263
Scope and Contents

This item is a letter in manuscript by J. M. Williams of Tallahassee, Florida, dated October 18, 1846, to Messers, Hopkins & Allen of New York. The letter refers to a shortage of Sugar Kettles shipped by Blackwell & Burr and insured by Hopkins & Allen. In this letter, Williams sets forth a claim of $98.78 for a shortage of six Sugar Kettles.

Dates: October 13, 1846; Other: Date acquired: 06/05/1952

JoAnn Baxter Ziesel Florida Postcard Collection

 Collection — Container: boxes
Identifier: MSS 2013-0110
Dates: Created: 1910-1978; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2013

Joanna Wilson Civil War Collection

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1965-059
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of Civil War items consisting of a 4-page letter, a sketch of "Concise View of Charleston Harbor, and two envelopes photographed front and back. The letter and sketch are from Jas. V.D. Loregin, Altona, Georgia, to Miss Joanna Wilson, Gainesville, Alabama. The letter, addressed to "Miss Joe," contains several good accounts of battles against the "Federals." each object in the sketch is numbered with a note attached that bears the same numbers thus identifying objects included in the sketch.

Also known as MSS 0-59.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1864; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1963

John Brown Letter

 Collection — Container: Thomas Percy Collection
Identifier: MSS 1990-011
Scope and Contents

Letter from "J. Brown" written at Newcastle, to the Reverend Mr. Percy, August 17, 1769.

Dates: Other: August 17, 1769

John Calvin Wright papers and addresses

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2001-07
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 17 bound volumes of papers and addresses by Wright. They are typescripts with clippings, pamphlets and mounted material relating to Wright's career with the U.S. Office of Education. The date range is from 1917 to 1946. Each volume has a table of contents and each article has separate pagination. There is a duplicate volume for volume 7. The volumes have been catalogued and are shelved with Special Collections rare books. The call number is LC1045 .W75 1923

Dates: Created: 1917-1946

John D. Bates, Sr. papers

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-15
Scope and Contents

Holograph letter written by John D. Bates, Sr. in 1863 to his son, John D. Bates, Jr. of Boston, Mass. The letter relates to the capture of the Confederate cruiser FLORIDA. Also discusses briefly France's offer of the Mexican crown to Maximilian. Along with the letter and its envelope, there are two enclosures. One is a holograph letter from Captain William Lull (1863) to John D. Bates, Sr. in regard to his ship. The other is a handwritten sheet of instructions on firing a furnace.

Dates: Created: 1863; Other: Date acquired: 05/04/1945

John D. Gray letter

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 0-130
Scope and Contents

This item is an original letter bearing the signature of John D. Gray, Tallahassee, Florida, March 24, 1836, addressed to Philip Ford. The letter discussed "End Plates" and "Spikes;" evidently to be used in the construction of the St. Joseph-Lake Wimico Railroad, the first railroad built in Florida.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1836

John Forbes journal and letter by Dr. Coker

 Collection — Box: 147
Identifier: MSS 77-14
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of a letter written to Mr. William Simpson containing the second half of the Forbes Journal. The first half of the journal was published in the Florida Historical Quarterly. The journal covers the period of Friday May 27, 1803 to Friday June 3, 1803. Concerned with Mr. Forbes talks to the Creek Chiefs at Hickory Ground, May 1803, Indian debts and William Bowles.

Photocopy of the letter from Dr. William S. Coker to Dr. J. Leitch Wright, July 6, 1977, telling about the journal.

Dates: Created: 1803-1977; Other: Majority of material found in 1803, 1977; Other: Date acquired: 09/12/1977

John M. House Civil War Letters

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1965-141
Scope and Contents

Photostats of Civil War letters by John M. House written from a U.S. Military Prison, Feb. 24, 1865 to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel C. House, Knoxville, Tenn.; John and his brother Samuel were in U.S. Military prisons at different locations (John at Johnsons Island and Samuel at Castle William, Governors Island, New York Harbor): John's letter mentions his brother and other members of the family, but he wrote chiefly about an exchange of prisoners which was taking place at Johnsons Island.

Also in Special Collections are letters by Samuel House to his parents (MSS 1965-142).

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1865

John MacKay Shaw Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2008-006
Abstract

The John MacKay Shaw Collection consists of the Childhood in Poetry Collection and other materials he collected that relate to the six themes that are evident throughout the Collection: bibliography, biography, children, collecting, publishing, and writing. These other materials include articles, audiovisual materials, biographical materials, catalogs, correspondence, literary materials, notes, photographs, programs, and publications documenting his personal, business, and collecting activities.

Dates: Created: 1737-2007

John Rodman letter regarding Spanish Land Grants

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 0-209
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Rodman to Joseph Reed Ingersoll on behalf of a Mr. Tibball seeking to place a claim before Congress to obtain indemnification for losses sustained by him, in consequence of his being prevented from cutting timber on land granted to him by the Spanish government, before his grant should be confirmed by the U. S. Government.

Other names mentioned are: Mr. Douglas, the District Attorney; Dr. Peck; Mr. Aken, Land Agent; Mr. Rawls; Judge Story; the Duke of Alagon, the Court of Punnsoritis, and Don Pedro de Vargas.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in February 22, 1837; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1965

Joseph Carter Papers

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 84-08
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of receipts for payment for dancing lessons made out to and signed by Dr. Joseph Carter. The printed forms are filled out in pen and ink.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1819

Joseph Henry Dupont Papers

 Collection — Box: 144
Identifier: MSS 84-09
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of biographical and war records of Joseph Henry Dupont, 1865.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1865

Joseph Lannutti Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2003-025
Abstract

The collection consists of a wide range of documents maintained by FSU Physics professor Dr. Joseph Lannutti over the course of his professional career. Dr. Lannutti established the High Energy Physics group at Florida State University in 1957, started the FSU-FAMU College of Engineering in 1982, and began the Florida State University Supercomputer Computations Research Institute in 1984. The collection was a gift of the Lannutti family to Florida State University in 2003.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1957 to 1997

Joseph Tobias Papers

 Collection — oversize: Items
Identifier: MSS 2017-002
Scope and Contents Professional papers, case files, and collected publications of Joseph Tobias, attorney based in Chicago, Illinois, regarding his representation of Mamie Till-Mobley from 1955 to 1960. Documents include case files for Mamie Bradley v. Cowles Magazines, Inc., Vernon C. Meyers, Gardner Cowles, and William Bradford Huie; correspondence on Till-Mobley's behalf with the NAACP and motion picture studios; and subject files kept by Tobias on Till-Mobley during and after his employment by her. Online Copies Available Digital copies of materials from the Joseph Tobias Papers are available through the ...
Dates: Created: 1955-1960, 1990-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1955-1960; Other: Date acquired: 02/13/2017

Journal of Library History Editorial Board Records

 Collection — Box: 150
Identifier: MSS 1992-011
Scope and Contents

Agenda and minutes of meetings of the Journal of Library History editorial board. Includes some correspondence, a Directory of Library Historians Preliminary Edition, and an agenda of the Fourth Library History Seminar from 1971.

Dates: Created: 1967-1973