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The Gilchrist Papers are comprised of the official papers of Albert Waller Gilchrist, 20th Governor of Florida, as well as newspaper articles, military and state official documents, items pertaining to the naming of Gilchrist County, materials regarding educational institutions including Carolina Military Institute and West Point, personal correspondence, genealogical research, and papers pertaining to Gilchrist's estate and will.
Also known as MSS 0-125.
The Cinema Corporation of America Collection documents the history of this film distribution company, and American producer and director Cecil B. DeMille's role in its founding.
The Fallschase Development Reference Files includes newspaper articles which documented the Fallschase development process; agreements and other legal materials; minutes from public meetings held in 2005 and 2006; Fallschase development proposals, maps/surveys of the land of the proposed Fallschase community; memorandums to and from the Board of County Commissions; correspondence to and from Robert Rackleff and other Leon County commissioners.
This collection is comprised of documents pertaining to librarian faculty status dating from 1956-1958. The documents contained in the collection include letters between Florida State University (FSU)'s assistant librarian, Florence Bethea and the Constitution Committee's Chairman, Robert Miller, notes and suggestions for proposed amendments to the constitution, and copies of proposed constitutions. There are significant gaps in the collection. The earliest dated document is February 23, 1956 and the remainder covers the last few months in 1958.
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 papers consist of certificates of purchases of land, a certificate commissioning Scarborough as Captain of a volunteer infantry company, land deeds, Territorial Florida manuscripts, a picture of Mrs. M.L. Scarborough, newspapers and clippings, personal letters, reports of blankets, provisions, and clothing required by Floridians in prison at Fort Delaware, promissory notes, receipts, invoices, and a typed copy of "Express-Supplement", a letter to an unknown newspaper editor by William T. Gregory in 1860, pertaining to the proposed secession from the Union by Florida and other states.
Also known as MSS 0-179
The collection contains memorabilia and ephemera, including a scrapbook and photo album, related to FSCW.
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Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.
Legal documents and case files of Operation Coin Toss from 2002-2004, a joint investigation with Florida State University Police Department, Tallahassee Police Department, and Florida Department of Law Enforcement regarding Adrian McPherson and gambling.
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.
Territorial Florida Account Sheet from 1834. Covers cases to January, 1835. Also known as MSS 0-242.
Three court documents from Hamilton County Superior Court, Hamilton County, Florida, all signed by M. C. Peterson, Clerk of Court, and dated February 3, 1842.
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.
Two U. S. Certificates of sale of public land in Gadsden County, Florida. Certificate No. 11,824 was issued by the U. S. Land Office at Tallahassee, Florida to Brinkley G. Poppell dated June 16, 1856. Certificate No. 11,922 was issued to Brinkley G. Poppell as well, and is dated June 16, 1856.
Also known as MSS 0-157 and MSS 76-16.
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections 19
- Correspondence 10
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 9
- Manuscripts 8
- Contracts. 6
- Deeds 6
- Financial Records 5
- Gadsden County (Fla.) 4
- Photographs 4
- Reports 4
- Advertising fliers 3
- Minutes 3
- Notebooks. 3
- Postcards. 3
- Programs 3
- Scrapbooks 3
- Slavery 3
- Speeches, addresses, etc. 3
- Antebellum Florida, 1845-1861 2 ∧ less
- Collins, LeRoy 2
- Florida. Governor 2
- Roady, Elston E. (Elston Edward), 1920- 2
- A. Leiser & Co. 1
- AIG Baker 1
- Airville Plantation 1
- Alam, Parwez 1
- American Injection Molder 1
- American Molding Powder and Chemical Corp 1
- Apgar, Robert 1
- Askew, Reubin O'D., 1928-2014 1
- Ayala, Flora Kurz 1
- Bachmeier & Co., Inc. 1
- Bailey, Lamar E. 1
- Bakelite Corporation 1
- Bateman, Fredrick 1
- Bavely, Ernest 1
- Beckham, Charlotte 1
- Bellamy, Raymond F. (Raymond Flavius) 1
- Bethea, Florence Strobel 1 ∧ less