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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.
The Janet Burroway Papers contains her class materials, manuscripts of plays and short stories, book reviews, articles, student writings, and writings by others
Draft Manuscript of Back Country, published New York, Pageant Press [c1958]
Newspaper items, journal reprints
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"
Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, sketches, press clippings, posters, and other materials documenting the writing, scholarship, and personal interests of Jerry Stern.
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.
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.
Letter from "J. Brown" written at Newcastle, to the Reverend Mr. Percy, August 17, 1769.
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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Photocopies of biographical and war records of Joseph Henry Dupont, 1865.
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.
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.
- 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