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Orwin Rush Newspaper Collection

Identifier: MSS 2015-004
Scope and Contents

Collection of mostly Southern newspapers. Originally under NWP 0-1 in catalog records.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1861-1920; Other: Majority of material found in 1860-1869

Palmer Family papers

 Collection — Box: 154
Identifier: MSS 1-18
Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials about the history of the Palmer family in Halifax County, Virginia, poetry of Mary Bebecca Gassaway Palmer, and an issue of the Florida Medical Association's journal, with an article by Theresa Yaeger Palmer and Hugh Archer Palmer about physicians as a family tradition. There is a Civil War history by Mrs. Clarence W. Maxwell that mentions Dr. T. M. Palmer. There are newspaper clippings about Mary Martha Reid, a friend of Dr. Thomas Palmer, dated September 29, 1968. There are also letters from John C. Hill to Dr. Palmer at the Florida State Hospital, from Richmond, Virginia. Some of these materials are photocopies of a typescript or manuscript.

Dates: 1924-1968

Papyrus Fragments

Identifier: MSS 2015-008
Scope and Contents

Twenty-six fragments of papyrus with Greek text. Sixteen fragments are known to be orders to bankers to pay out various sums.

Finding aid includes citations for text descriptions in Roger S. Bagnall & R. Bogaert, "Orders For Payment From a Banker's Archive: Papyri in the Collection of Florida State University." Ancient Society 6 (1975): 79-108.

Online Copies Available

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 87 - 84 BCE; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1973

Pat Frank Papers

 Collection — Box: 311
Identifier: MSS 87-12
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between author Pat Frank and Dr. Norman L. Kilpatrick, Director of Florida State University Libraries. Includes a list of short stories by Frank published between 1941 and 1954.

Dates: 1941-1954

Patterson Family papers

Identifier: MSS 74-3
Scope and Contents These papers deal largely with Silas Gilbert Patterson and his family, but materials on other families are also included. His family resided in Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut, but the papers are from other areas of Connecticut as well. The papers consist primarily of personal and business letters, family genealogies, and advertisements from local businesses. Other families and persons with papers in the collection include John L. Andrews family, Bonney family, Lewish Marsh, Morse family, Rouse family, Gilbert family, Elnathan Patterson, and Seth Pierce. Patterson was an amateur genealogist and included are some notes, presumably in his hand. There are also several articles and...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1752-1902

Paul A.M. Dirac Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1989-009
Abstract The Paul A. M. Dirac Papers consists of the personal and family papers, photographs, manuscripts, galley proofs, and published papers, scientific calculations, lecture notes, and office files of Dr. Paul A. M. Dirac, winner of the Nobel Prize (Physics, 1933). Materials relating to his professorships at St. John's College at Cambridge University where he held the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics chair from his election in 1932 until his retirement in 1969 and then as Professor of Physics at Florida State University from 1972 until his death in 1984, comprise the bulk of the Collection. A small group of audio recordings, certificates, realia, and selected published items transferred from...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1788-1999

Paul Kaff'ke manuscript

 Collection — Box: 150
Identifier: MSS 1-14
Scope and Contents

Typescript with mounted photographs for Then and Now: Life and Adventures of Sac, Fox and Seminole Indians. The History of the Indians as taken from note books of my great grandparents, Captain Pike and Major S. M. Schofield. by Paul Kaff'ke.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1953; Other: Date acquired: 1953

Paul S. Thomson Insurance ledgers

 Collection — Container: 3 wrapped volumes
Identifier: MSS 77-8
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three ledgers with information on insurance policies issued by Paul S. Thomson of Quincy, Florida. The ledgers contain both home and business policies including many tobacco policies. The policies bear the signature of Paul S. Thomson, but no company is listed other than one of the three underwriters listed. The ledgers date from 1899 to 1913. One ledger dates 1901-1906, and contains materials about the Traders Insurance Company of Chicago, Illinois. Another ledger dates 1899-1909, and contains information on Home Insurance Company of New York, from the agency in Quincy, Florida. The final ledger dates 1911-1913, and contains information on the Exchange...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1899-1913

Pelican Prill

 Collection — Box: 310
Identifier: MSS 0-324
Scope and Contents

Manuscript draft of Pelican Prill, published New York, Dutton, 1956.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1956

Pensacola imprints and land grants

 Collection — Box: 150
Identifier: MSS 0-155
Scope and Contents This collection of documents is from the large collection of papers of the British army paymaster's office which was in the possession of the Manchester autograph dealer, John Gray Bell, in 1857, and which was bought by Sir Thomas Phillips. It has been supposed that the documents were removed from Pensacola following the surrender of the town to Galvez on May 8, 1781. This collection contains 103 land grants issued in Pensacola, Florida, during the administration of Governor Peter Chester, each document signed by both he and Elias Durnford. 101 of the documents are printed forms filled out in manuscript, and two are entirely in manuscript. There are 36 surveyor's maps...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1775-1780; Other: Date acquired: 1957

Peter Chester Paper

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 0-55
Scope and Contents

Document signed by Peter Chester, Colonial Governor of West Florida in Pensacola, dated 1772, and is an order directing Elias Durnford, Surveyour-General, to measure five hundred acres of land to be granted to Ephriam Wolfe. The order was issued at the Secretary's Office and is certified by Ph. Livingston. The quality of paper, size, form and signatures are the same as used on other orders, surveyors maps and land grants issued by Peter Chester during the same period, some of which were processed and filed in Special Collections in 1954. The official seal is attached.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1772

Peter Chester Papers

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 0-56
Scope and Contents The collection contains a warrant for an inventory of the estate of William Gabbett, deceased, by Matthew Sopwith and James Sise. The warrant was issued by Peter Chester Esquire, "Captain General and Governor in Chief in and over his Majesty's Province of West Florida and the Territories depending thereon in America, Chancellor and Vice Admiral of the same & Ordinary and Sole Judge for the Probate of Wills and Granting of Letters of Administration." Catherine Gabbett is named as wife of the deceased. The itemized inventory of the effects of the late Sergeant Gabbett was appraised and signed by Matthew Sopwith and James Sise, March 1777. The document bears the seal of the British...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: Majority of material found in 1777; Other: Date acquired: 04/29/1949

Philip D. Beall Scrapbook

 Collection — Container: Philip D. Beall scrapbook
Identifier: MSS 78-64
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook contains newspaper articles, congratulatory telegrams and letters on his appointment.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1941-1943; Other: Date acquired: 09/22/1978

Philip St. George Cocke Plantation Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-66
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection deal with Philip St. George Cocke's plantations. There is a plantation record book entitled "Plantation & farm, instruction, regulation, record, inventory & account book". This book is "for use of the managers on the estate of Philip St. George Cocke, and for the better ordering and management of plantation and farm business in every particular," and contains holograph daily records of work and production on the plantation, as well as an inventory of slaves, live stock, implements and supplies. The collection also contains a letter from Robert G. V. Smith to Mr. Cocke, dated July 30, 1852, and a holograph note from...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1855-1856; Other: Date acquired: 07/18/1967

Philip Wylie Typescripts

 Collection — Box: 333
Identifier: MSS 0-357
Scope and Contents

Nine original typescripts by author Philip Wylie, many with manuscript notes and edits. Includes the text of two addresses given by Wylie at Florida State University in 1956 and 1958.

Dates: 1946, 1955-1958

Photocopies of British Documents, East Florida

Identifier: MSS 0-31
Scope and Contents

Photocopies from the Library of Congress of a manuscript collection of British East Florida documents, 1764.

Dates: Other: 1764-1768; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1958

Photograph of diploma, Catherine E. Brewer

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 0-30
Scope and Contents

Photograph. This collection consists of a photograph of a diploma awarded to Miss Catherine E. Brewer, Georgia Female College, July 16, 1840. It is said to be: "the first Diploma ever awarded to a women in the world. Awarded to Miss Catherine E. Brewer, now Mrs. Catherine E. Benson, Macon, GA, mother of the present (1919) ranking admiral of the United States Navy."

Dates: Other: 1840; Other: Date acquired: 02/23/1965

Photostat of minutes taken for General McGillivray respecting the Creeks

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 0-34
Scope and Contents

An ethnographical sketch of the Creek Indians in West Florida. There are historical reports that General McGillivray, the famous chief of the Creeks, attended an Indian congress at Pensacola where a treaty was signed with the Creeks, and it could be that this document was written at that or some other Indian congress held at Pensacola between 1789-1793.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1790

Pine Hill Plantation Papers

Identifier: MSS 0-204
Scope and Contents Includes materials on the American Civil War, the Bradford-Eppes family including Susan Bradford Eppes and Dr. Edward Bradford, plantation life, land and mortgages, banking, tomb inscriptions from the cemetery in Pine Hill, Florida, sheet music for "Twenty Years Ago" by J. E. McCullune, pamphlets from Orlando and Jacksonville, Florida, as well as genealogical data on the Eppes-Bradford family. Photographs include members of the Bradford-Eppes family, John Wilkes Booth, Louise Covington, and a United States Coast Guard Signal Service Station in Palm Beach, Florida. Includes manuscripts for the books Negro of the Old South and ...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1832-1926; Other: Date acquired: 07/31/1965

Plantation Record Book

 Collection — Box: 155
Identifier: MSS 1-10
Scope and Contents This item is a plantation record book and appears to be the financial records of William Armistead, who either owned or managed one or more large plantations or farms. He also acted as guardian for several children, as indicated by entries for tuition and books, as well as entries for Orphans Court. He was also involved in land deals and skilled blacksmith work. Some places mentioned, Candy's Landing and Greensboro, can be located on an early map of Alabama, indicating that the activities recorded took place somewhere in west Alabama. A large number of persons are named in the record book, and some of the locations and subjects mentioned include: cotton, Candy's Landing,...
Dates: 1836-1841

Pol's Studios Bookplates Portfolio

 Collection — Box: 1805
Identifier: MSS 2009-009
Scope and Contents

Portfolio of modern library bookplates. Includes letter to Louise Richardson, Head Librarian at the Florida State College for Women, April 22, 1932, from artist Paulette le Corre Lydon (pseudonym of P.L. Lydon)

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1932

Port St. Joe Centennial Medal and Florida Centennial envelope and stamps

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 0-52
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to the establishing and naming of Port St. Joe, the Port St. Joe Centennial Medal (1838-1938) and Florida Centennial Envelope and Stamps (1845-1945).

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1838-1945; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/1939

President A.A. Murphree Letterpress Books and Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1340a-1342
Identifier: MSS 86-08
Scope and Contents

This collection contains President Albert Alexander Murphree's official presidential correspondence as well as his personal correspondence. It includes letters concerning his work as editor and publisher of the Florida School Exponent, the only teacher's journal in Florida, which began publication in 1894.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1902-1908

Prince Achille Murat Letter

 Collection — Box: 153
Identifier: MSS 0-189
Scope and Contents

Photocopy and transcription of a holograph letter written by Prince Achille Murat to Adjutant General I. G. Searcy, in which he accepts the commission as Colonel for the 7th regiment of Florida militia.

Dates: February 11, 1827; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/1969

Proctor and Martha Jones Collection on Napoleon

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1999-003
Scope and Contents

Literary manuscripts, transcriptions, historical illustrations, and other research materials documenting Proctor Jones's research on Napoleon I and the Napoleonic era.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1999

R. L. Goulding interviews

 Collection — Box: 1208
Identifier: MSS 1995-005
Scope and Contents

Typed transcripts and copies of two interviews conducted by R.L. Goulding of Florida State University. The first interview is with Capt. John W. Malloy of the Pensacola Pilots' Association. The second interview is with Mr. George W. Howe of Pensacola who discusses ship building and the timber industry in Florida.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1954

R.A. Gray Collection

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1959-023
Scope and Contents The four items presented to the FSU Library by the Honorable R.A. Gray, Secretary of State, Tallahassee, Florida, consist of the following: 1. Civil War letter (1863) written by Secretary Gray's Grand Uncle, W.D. Howren, while in the General Hospital at Augusta, Georgia, for treatment after "having a foot shot off in battle." The letter, addressed to Lieutenant J.C. Blake of 5th Fla. Vols., Richmond, Virginia, relates to baggage to be delivered to Lieutenant Blake. 2. A three-page World War II letter from another relative of Gray, signed "Buck," Philippine Islands, A.P.O. 715, (no date) to "Dear Roy." The letter gives on-the-battle-field information about a campaign in the mountains,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1863-1959; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1959

Rabindranath Tagore Collection

 Collection — Box: OSBox1
Identifier: MSS 1982-006

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: ca. 1900-1965; Other: Majority of material found in ca. 1910-1940

Radio Scripts

Identifier: MSS 76-23
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of pre-television radio scripts. The war programs are particularly significant in any study of propaganda and give an aspect in the study of broadcasting of this period. The majority of the scripts are from the Writer's War Board, but there are also others by Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, Broadcast Music Inc., R C A Victor Records, Thesarus Program Continuity Service, and an episode of Mr. Sycamore, a 30 minute radio comedy-drama produced during the 1940s. There are also program brochures prepared by the Educational Department of the Mutual Broadcasting System about programs for young people and public interest programs. Also included in the...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1955

Ralph Lee Eyman Papers

 Collection — Box: 145
Identifier: MSS 1990-006
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts by Ralph Lee Eyman used for publications (typed and undated). The manuscripts include "To What Extent are the United Nations United", "Public Education in the South and the Nation", and "Toward World Understanding and World Peace With Implications for Education." A list of Southern Academies before 1960, as well as some notepads with handwritten notes by Ralph Lee Eyman are also included in the collection.

Dates: Majority of material found within approximately 1939-1960