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Includes periodicals, articles, musical works, greeting cards, and artifacts related to Clement C. Moore's poem "A Visit From St. Nicholas" (frequently published as "The Night Before Christmas"). Content includes full or partial reproductions of the poem, parodies, histories, and commentaries, as well as adaptations of the poem to advertisements and popular music.
This collection consists of correspondence and documents related to the Louise Richardson Loan Fund Scholarship at Florida State University.
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
Literary publications, miniatures, newspapers.
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.
This collection consists of two printed advertisement cards of M. A. Cawthon, General Merchandise Store, and they show no date but give information evidencing that one is older than the other. One of the cards was printed with the name "M. A. Cawthon, Lake De Funiak, - Florida" with "de Funiak Springs" stamped over the original name. This card was in use between 1881 and 1883. The other card was printed with the name "M. A. Cawthon & Son, de Funiak Springs, Florida." This card was in use in 1883 and after. Both cards are unique in format and wording.
Florida Territorial holograph deed (1831) Gadsden County, photocopies of Florida maps (1825), one $3 dollar bill note issued by Tallahassee Rail Road Company "good for transportation," Herbert Hoover campaign literature (1928), pamphlet "Your Job Versus the Spectre of Idleness and Ruin. A Discussion of the tariff issue," by Leslie M. Shaw, Republican National Committee (1928), Leaflet "phantom booze," leaflet "Commerce Building" reprinted from the Saturday Evening Post (1928), clipping from the Tampa Tribune map with article "Florida in Russian" map is a copy from the "Great Soviet Encyclopedia."
Booklet and album by Will McLean
Manuscripts, music CDs, and books by Mack McElderry.
17 original, handwritten letters, mostly written by James Lucius Cross, arranged chronologically. Some of the letters have been photocopied. Topics include his military experiences and the death of his young wife. Correspondents include his mother, brother, sister, and Francis Eppes. Seven of the letters are datelined from Tallahassee, where he lived and taught at the West Florida Seminary, including a letter from just after the Civil War (December 1865), where he worked for the United States Government shipping ordnance from Florida to South Carolina.
Translations, articles, publications, drafts, diploma, certificate and photographs.
Artifacts, newsclippings, and ephemera related to children's literature.
The Mary Bethell Alfriend collection consists of typescript and holographic notes written on blue examination books for Juan Ortiz: Gentleman of Seville, published in 1940 by Chapman and Grimes.
These papers are official Confederate records of the hospitals in Georgia under the jurisdiction of Major George R. Fairbanks, Quartermaster, and some of his personal and family correspondence. The materials include budget and employment records, blank forms, inventory of money and effects of deceased soldiers, medical excuses and discharges, orders, passes, receipts, reports, requisitions and supplies, telegrams and transportation information.
This collection contains literary manuscripts of the American writer Mary Jane Ryals. It includes manuscripts of her short sory collection A Messy Job I Never Did See a Girl Do, a handwritten outline of "Swallows Dance" and the beginning of this story, and the manuscript of the short story "Where the Shadows Tangle and Snare and Sing."
This collection is significant to researchers studying the history of Leon County, the history of the Florida State College for Women, and women's colleges because it documents the academic activities of Mary Simpson Yarbrough, who attended Florida State College for Women during the 1920s.
These papers consist of materials relating to lands, a mercantile business, the plantation of Mary Simpson's grandfather, Theodore Turnbull, an Indian Wars Pensions document, and several deeds, including a land deed of her great grandmother, Mary Ann Perkins.
Includes photocopied typescripts of two works by Maston O'Neal: Florida's "Pocahontas" & Georgia's "John Smith", and The Tallassee Country.
Florida's "Pocahontas" & Georgia's "John Smith" describes a relationship between a Creek woman, Malee, and a soldier from Milledgeville, Georgia, Duncan McKrimmon, beginning around 1817. Malee, later known as Milly Francis, later became the first woman ever awarded a Congressional medal and a pension.
The Tallassee Country includes historical details of the Apalachicola River region, from 1762-1818.
An edited manuscript and galley sheets for Up a Crooked River.
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.
- Manuscripts 83
- Correspondence 78
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 69
- Florida--History 37
- Leon County (Fla.) 28
- Authors, American 27
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 26
- Photographs 25
- 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 518
- French 5
- Multiple languages 2
- Akkadian 1
- Egyptian (Ancient) 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