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The May Ryburn Papers contain a variety of materials related to Ryburn's personal and professional life. Ryburn lived in both Chicago and Miami and worked as a journalist and English teacher. Included are her personal and travel journals, correspondence, materials used in her teaching career, photographs, published works, and genealogy information and records. The collection contains letters to Ryburn from Eleanor Roosevelt and Florida Governor Leroy Collins.
Items belonging to FSU professor (1946-1973) and Dean of Education (1956-1967). Items include correspondence, programs, booklets, photographs, slides and personal papers.
The letter was written on genuine birch bark by Mrs. S. L. Cawthon, October 2, 1914, while on vacation at Springfield, Vermont, and was addressed to "My Dear Girls." The letter is quite legible and contains some excellent descriptions of the areas in Vermont where she was vacationing.
Also known as MSS 0-51.
This collection consists of photocopied notes and letter transcripts of the Munnerlyn Family. Among the items are genealogical notes on the family (photocopied); Civil War letters of James Keene Munnerlyn, 1861-1864, (Typescript translations of letters, photocopied); and notes about the materials (photocopied).
Typed transcript of a 1972 interview with Miss N. Clare Bowen, Tallahassee, Florida, concerning her neighbors on N. Calhoun Street, particularly those of 1904. Interviewer is Clifton L. Paisley. With typed draft and correspondence. The collection also includes a list of N. Calhoun Street residents taken from the 1904 directory and a short biography of N. Clare Bowen by Mr. Paisley.
The collection contains correspondence between Rabindranath Tagore and Dr. Arthur and Mayce Seymour, as well as other friends and family. Also included in the collection are biographical materials related to Tagore's life in both India and the United States. Tagore's writings are included in the collection with works of literary criticism and analysis of his writing. The collection also contains artwork by the Tagores and photographs.
This collection is comprised of two letters. The first letter, dated 1896 and written on British Museum stationary bearing an impression of the British Arms, was written by Garnett to "My dear Forman," regarding a Museum copy of Hero and Leander. Forman is probably Henry Buxton Forman (1842-1917), most famous for his editions of the work of Shelley and Keats. The second letter, not dated, was written by Edmund Gosse of London to "Dear Le Gallienne.", possibly Richard Le Gallienne (1866-1947).
Also know as MSS 0-123.
This letter, signed by R. K. Call is as follows: "Dear Sir. I have received your kind letter and have but a minute to say I am Much obliged to you and that John W. Smith of Quincy Florida should be appointed keeper of the light house at Appalachicola."
The Hancock Antarctic Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, books, pamphlets, film reels, and memorabilia collected by Robert E. Hancock, Jr. during and after his stay in the Antarctic. The collection gives some insight into the problems of supply, storage, food, housing, and entertainment required for work in such a remote environment.
Photocopies of papers about Confederate Army Papers of Robert E. Lester, who served as Second Lieutenant in Company C, Fifth Florida Calvary. The Regiment was composed of eight companies of cavalry under the command of Colonel George W. Scott. D.W. Gwynn was Captain of Company C.
The collection includes copies of the following items: Muster Roll Company C Scott's Batln. Cavalry. Special Order dated Sept. 3, 1863. Special Order dated Nov. 3, 1863. Letter dated Nov. 3, 1863. Pay Receipt dated Sept. 3, 1864. Approved sick furlough dated February 1, 1865.
The Civil War letters and papers of Roderick Gaspero and James Kirkpatrick Shaw, dated 1861 to 1864, consist of letters from them to their sister, Mrs. Jesse Shaw Smith, a letter from A.M. Harris, C.S.A., describing the burial of R.G. Shaw after his death in battle, 5/28/1864, a newspaper article from Atlanta entitled: "Officers' Dream of Death Fulfilled to the Letter", a photo of R.G. Shaw, and xeroxed copies of "The history and military connections of the family of Gaspero Sweet".
Also known as MSS 0-222.
The Roscoe Ralph Oglesby Collection is comprised of personal correspondence and memorabilia. The correspondence, dated November 26, 1928 to May 17, 1934, includes letters from Harrel N. Tague and representatives of the YMCA as well as a letter from Governor George C. Perry of Virginia (18 items). The memorabilia, dated 1929 to 1945, includes programs from various stage productions and YMCA functions and a signed appointment from Governor Perry (44 items).
Correspondence, genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to Ruby Diamond and the related Hirschberg and Williams families.
Photocopies of letters and briefs regarding the Seminole Indians in Florida and specifically the Everglades Miccosukee Tribe. Correspondents include Grady L. Crawford, Virgil H. Harington, Richard W. Ervin, LeRoy Collins and Max Denton. Also included in the collection is a "Proposed Charter of the Seminole Indians of Florida," and a brief entitled, "The Miccosukee Nation Identity and Rights," written by the Counsel for the Everglades Miccosukee Tribes of Seminole Indians.
Also known as MSS 1-15.
The collection contains correspondence, financial records, and legal papers related to the seed, agricultural produce, and livestock businesses of Sydney V. Coxetter, and legal papers pertaining to the real estate holdings of Coxetter and his wife Winnifred (Dennis) Coxetter, and those of George Elliot Dennis and his wife Ida H. Dennis in Lloyd and Tallahassee, Florida.
This collection contains business records, publications, correspondence and manuscripts created and maintained by the Tallahassee Genealogical Society (TGS). The format of the records are in paper, book and digital format.
Papers include programs of the Tallahassee Literary Club, a typed study of these programs, the constitution and by-laws of the club, minutes of meetings, book reviews, correspondence, and historical papers dealing with the founding and organization of the club.
Publications, newsletters, correspondence and textile donated by Martha Tilden nee Taylor. Collection includes items belonging to and about her mother Elizabeth Taylor nee Byrd (FSCW 1926) and her daughter Evelyn Elizabeth Tilden (FSU 1994) as well as correspondence from several FSCW students to her father-in-law, Robert Tilden. The correspondences authored by Dottie or "DB" to Robert Tilden, could possibly be class of 1928 student, Doris Maye Bartlett from Winter Haven, Florida.
This collection contains research materials used by Martin Dyckman for his 2006 book about former Governor Leroy Collins titled Floridian of His Century. Research materials include speeches from Leroy Collins before he became governor; an interview transcript with Premier Khrushchev during Collins' trip to the Soviet Union; newspaper columns written by Collins for the St. Peterburg Times and transcripts and audio recordings of interviews conducted by Dyckman.
This is a collection of personal letters written by Thomas Burns (76th Air Base Squadron) during World War II. Burns wrote from Hendricks Field, Sebring, Florida to Mary Donnelly in Massachusetts. He mostly wrote of his experiences and activities on the base. While the letters do not deal with Florida or World War II, they do offer a glimpse into courtship during that era and life on an air base.
Correspondence to and from the Thomas J. McKain family. The papers document the family's life in Monticello, Florida in the 1870s and in Texas during the 1880s.
- Correspondence 89
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections 83
- Manuscripts 41
- Photographs 22
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 22
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 20
- Photocopying. 15
- Programs 15
- Financial Records 11
- Legal documents. 10
- Leon County (Fla.) 10
- Maps 10
- Minutes 9
- Florida State University Libraries. Heritage & University Archives 8
- Reports 8
- Speeches, addresses, etc. 8
- Florida--Politics and government--1865-1950 7
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate 7
- Advertising fliers 6
- Deeds 6 + ∧ less
- French 1
- Italian 1
- Confederate States of America 12
- Florida. Governor 8
- Collins, LeRoy 4
- Florida State College for Women 4
- United States. Navy 4
- Campbell, Doak S. (Doak Sheridan), 1888-1973. 3
- Blake, William, 1757-1827 2
- Brown, Thomas, 1785-1867 2
- Caldwell, Millard Fillmore, 1897-1984 2
- Carothers, Milton W., 1899-1980 2
- Conradi, Edward, 1869-1944 2
- English, Colin 2
- Eppes, Francis 2
- Flagler, Henry Morrison, 1830-1913 2
- Florida Historical Society 2
- Florida. Legislature. House of Representatives. 2
- Gilchrist, Albert Waller, 1858-1926 2
- House, Samuel 2
- Johns, Charley 2
- Jordan, Weymouth Tyree, 1912- 2 + ∧ less