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Records of the United States Army Quartermaster Dept. District of Middle Florida

 Collection — Box: 158a
Identifier: MSS 0-247-MSS 0-247
Scope and Contents This collection consists of holograph records of the United States Army Quartermaster Department, Tallahassee, Florida, dating 1865-1869. They include letters, orders and reports in a press book with cloth-covered cardboard binding. The binding is badly worn, but the records are for the most part legible and show that they were exchanged between various "Quartermaster Stations" in Florida, Mobile, New Orleans, with the arsenal at "Chatahoochie," and the United States Quartermaster General's office in Washington, D.C. There are also eleven pages of names of military men serving with the Quartermaster Corps in Florida, and a few loose inserts including the Malachi...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1865-1869; Other: Date acquired: 03/23/1972

Red Hills of Florida Collection

 Collection — Container: OS Box 1
Identifier: MSS 1994-002
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the background files, notes, correspondence, permission, maps, manuscripts, and other materials that were collected or created by Clifton Paisley during the writing of his work, Red Hills of Florida. Included among these items are biographical sources, census data, maps and surveys of the Red Hills region, letters to and from local organizations and persons, newspapers, and interviews. The majority of the collection consists of those materials which actually played a part in the publication of the book. These items include notes, manuscripts, galley proofs, camera ready copies, and photographs mainly dating from the 1970s...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1820-1994

Reichelt Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HUA 2015-00R
Scope and Contents

Sound recordings, transcripts, and administrative files documenting the activities of the Reichelt Oral History Program in the Florida State University Department of History. Significant interview topics include United States military, life in Florida and Tallahassee, and student life at Florida State University and its predecessor institution Florida State College for Women.

Access Restrictions: Access to oral history interviews requires permission from the Manuscript Archivist. Please contact Special Collections staff at (850) 644-3271 or for more information about access to this collection.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1969-2014

Report of Treasurer of School Land

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 0-217
Scope and Contents

Report of the Treasurer for School Land 16th Section Township 8, Range 18, Alachua County, Florida (1846) by J. W. Pearson, Treasurer, to John Beard, Register, Tallahassee, who was also state Superintendent of Schools. The report cover rentals of lands for the year 1846, with remarks by the treasurer and by the sheriff.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1846; Other: Date acquired: 06/05/1952

Report on a Spanish Land Claim for the heirs of John Brown

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 0-233
Scope and Contents

The document by U. S. Congress, House of Representatives, 27th Congress 2d. Session, Rep. No. 83, Heirs of John Brown, Deceased, dated February 9, 1842 is interesting chiefly as an example of the procedures followed by the United States Congress in confirming Spanish land grants in former West Florida.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1806-1842; Other: Majority of material found in February 9, 1842

Richard Alan Nelson collection

 Collection — Container: 1 Roll of Papers: Shares space with other collections
Identifier: MSS 85-17
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper articles on the movie industry in Florida from 1898 to 1980. Topics include the film industry in various Florida cities and film companies in Florida. Dr. Nelson wrote a dissertation entitled, Florida and the American motion picture industry 1898-1930. Other topics pertinent to the collection include: film companies, film studios, Tallahassee, motion picture companies, New York, Winter Haven history, Gainesville, Clearwater, Florida Keys, Ocala, Palm Beach, women directors, technicolor, Florida film history, Jacksonville, Tarzan, Florida Senate, New Port Richey, silent comedies, Florida House of Representatives, Florida culture, Tampa newspapers,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1898-1980

Richard Garnett and Sir Edmund Gosse Letters

 Collection — Box: 148
Identifier: MSS 1964-123
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1896 and undated

Richard Harding Davis Letter

 Collection — Box: 1729
Identifier: MSS 2000-01
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one letter written by Davis on May 21, but the year is not given. It is addressed to a Mrs. Fairchild, and regards typed copies of a manuscript to be delivered to the Hotel Webster. The photograph in the collection is of Davis and his dogs.

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

Richard Keith Call Letter

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1976-006
Scope and Contents

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."

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1834

Richard N. Mariscal Photographs

 Collection — Container: slides boxes (unprocessed)
Identifier: MSS 2015-014
Scope and Contents

Film slides and photographic prints documenting the photography of Dr. Richard N. Mariscal.  Subjects include marine and terrestrial flora and fauna, in locations including the American Pacific coast; the South Pacific Islands; the Atlantic Ocean; the Caribbean Sea; the Gulf of Mexico; and the American Southwest.

Includes original images used in the textbook Introduction to Marine Biology by George Kareleskint.

Access Restrictions: This collection is in process, and portions remain unavailable to researchers at this time. Please contact FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives for more information.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1960-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1969; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/2015

Richard Nixon letter

 Collection — Box: 153
Identifier: MSS 0-305
Scope and Contents

A typescript letter and mailing envelope signed "Dick Nixon" (Vice President Richard Nixon) addressed to Mrs. Roberta Parsons, Elmira, New York. Refers to defeat in Presidential election, 1960.

Dates: January 3, 1961

Robert A. Gray Scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1973-131
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of fourteen scrapbooks assembled by Robert A. Gray and includes a typewritten introduction. Most of the scrapbooks consist of miscellaneous items such as photographs, clippings and letters pertaining to Gray's public and private life arranged in no discernible order with handwritten or typed commentary. Also known as MSS 0-131.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1901-1969

Robert E. Hancock Jr. Antarctic Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1976-022

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1907-1976; Other: Majority of material found in 1956-1958

Robert E. Lester Confederate Army Papers

 Collection — Box: 151
Identifier: MSS 1976-009
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1863-1865

Robert Frost Letter

 Collection — Box: 147
Identifier: MSS 0-122
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a typed copy of a letter by Faith Williams, a student at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, dated July 13, 1953, to Robert Frost, and his reply which is undated. In her letter of July 13, 1953, Faith Williams asked questions of Robert Frost about his poem, "Mending Wall." The answers given by Robert Frost in his reply are very enlightening about the poem under discussion and instructive as to interpretation of poetry in general.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1953; Other: Date acquired: 03/19/1965

Robert M. Ervin, Jr. Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1980-09

The Robert M. Ervin Jr. Collection consists of monographs and serials related to science fiction, fantasy, horror, and comic books, including both original publications and secondary works offering commentary and critique.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1920-1978; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1970

Robert Martinez Photograph

 Collection — Box: 1208
Identifier: MSS 1996-002
Scope and Contents

Color Photograph of Governor Bob Martinez, with his wife and dog. Probably taken in Governor's Mansion, Tallahassee. With envelope, marked "Mr. Charles E. Miller."

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: circa 1987

Robert Olen Butler Writings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2007-006
Scope and Contents These materials consist of first editions, first reissued editions, limited editions, a first trade edition, and uncorrected proof copies of Robert Olen Butler's novels and short stories, published from 1980-2004, and are signed or inscribed by Butler. The collection includes his Pulitzer Prize-winning short story anthology, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain. There is also a letter from Simon and Schuster about his novel The Deuce, and a brochure from Cloud Books, which provides further information about these writings. The collection is particularly valuable to students of creative writing and to literary...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1980-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1978

Roderick Gaspero and James Kirkpatrick Shaw Papers

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 1964-222
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1861-1864; Other: Date acquired: 05/11/1964

Roderick Kirkpatrick Shaw collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-223
Scope and Contents This collection consists of original manuscripts related to Joseph Finegan, the estate of John D. Bellechasse, the Florida Railroad Company, and General H. S. Sanford. These materials should be useful as a biographical sketch of Joseph Finegan. Other subjects covered by the collection include: Jacksonville, Cuba, Lake Monroe, auctions, mill property, Joseph Oliver, St. Mary's Parish in Louisiana, debts, David L. Yulee, Confederate States District Court of Florida, George W. Call, railroad construction, Joseph Finegan & Co, Fernandina, William Phelan, orange groves in Mellonville, Florida, land sales, Orange County, John Forbes, St. Augustine, and Savannah. The collection also...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1851-1884; Other: Date acquired: 12/02/1964

Roderick Kirkpatrick Shaw Estate Division of Slaves

 Collection — Box: 1805
Identifier: MSS 2005-003
Scope and Contents The Roderick Kirkpatrick Shaw Estate Division of Slaves authorizes Gadsden County Commissioners Thomas Munroe, William F. Bull and Hudson Muse to divide the slaves belonging to the estate of the late Roderick K. Shaw into three equal portions and distribute them to Shaw's two sons, Roderick Gosporo Shaw and James Kirkpatrick Shaw, and to John H. Smith, husband of R. K. Shaw's daughter, Jesse Shaw Smith.In this document, the "Honorable E. C. Love, Judge of Probate" of Gadsden County directs the Commissioners to execute the transaction. The values of each estate portion are recorded, as well as the names and ages of the slaves. Online...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1858; Other: Majority of material found in January 14, 1858

Roderick McLennan Civil War Papers

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 1965-183
Scope and Contents Photostats of manuscripts and two United States printed forms filled in by and concerning Roderick McLennan, a citizen of Canada, 1864-1887. The five items are as listed below:1. Letter by Roderick McLennan, Federal Prison, Ft. Jefferson, Monroe County, Florida, dated November 27, 1864, to "Dr. Donald," his brother. This four-page letter contains explanations regarding his imprisonment at Ft. Jefferson.2. Civil War document. Sworn statement by Roderick McLennan that he will leave the United States of America... "and will not return to the United States or to the so-called Confederate States, during the existing war..." Attested by W.D. Brown, Captain and...
Dates: 1864-1887

Rondeau Boyd Laffitte General Store Merchandise Account Books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2005-012
Scope and Contents

The Rondeau Boyd Laffitte General Merchandise Account Books are significant to Southern business history researchers because they document purchases of dry goods, foods, and agricultural produce at one of several general stores in Lloyd, Florida during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1890-1913; Other: Majority of material found in 1902-1907

Rosasco Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-210
Scope and Contents Business forms, letterhead papers, blueprints, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, sound recording, and related materials. This collection deals with the Rosasco and Bronnum families and their history and business ventures. There are family biographical sketches, and scrapbooks about William S. Rosasco Jr. and the USO during World War II. There are letters, land contracts, logging contracts, materials about land management, timber and naval stores, export documents, purchase and sale of tugboats, contracts for building barges, deeds, leases, tax papers, bills, reports, business papers about the Santa Rosa Lumber Company, the Bay Point Mill Company, Pinewood, Florida, Aiken...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1910-1973

Roscoe Ralph Oglesby Collection

 Collection — Box: 1449
Identifier: MSS 1996-014
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1924-1945

Michael Rothenberg Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2018-002
Scope and Contents

Personal papers of Michael Rothenberg, including drafts of works by Rothenberg; press clippings, broadsides, and other publications collected by Rothenberg on his work as a poet, author, songwriter, and botanist; sound recordings and audiovisual recordings documenting studio and live performances of works by Rothenberg; and correspondence, textiles, and artifacts documenting the work and life of San Francisco beat poet Philip Whalen.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2018

Ruby Diamond collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-90
Scope and Contents Correspondence, papers, records, journals, cashbooks (or account books), scrapbooks, newspaper articles, passport, currency, manuscripts, books, songs, pictures, stamps, clippings and legal papers. This collection contains a wide variety of materials. The correspondence, papers, records, bookkeeping journals and cash books of Julius Diamond reflect the economic conditions of the time and are good examples of how merchandising business was conducted. The scrapbook, assembled by John W. Trench, contains manuscripts, Civil War letters and clippings, describing events such as the battles of Gettysburg, Bull Run and Vicksburg. There is an original holograph passport issued by Consul General...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1773-1981

Ruby Diamond Family Papers

 Collection — Box: Folder3
Identifier: MSS 2007-037

Correspondence, genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to Ruby Diamond and the related Hirschberg and Williams families.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1860-1994

Russell Garvin Typescript

 Collection — Box: 311
Identifier: MSS 2015-005
Scope and Contents

Typescript of "The Free Negro in Florida Before the Civil War" by Russell Garvin, 36 pages.

Dates: 1965

S. E. Gontarski Norman Mailer Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1996-1226
Scope and Contents

Periodicals, posters, and postcard which include articles, reviews, profiles, essays, fiction, and images by and about Norman Mailer.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1954-1995; Other: Date acquired: 12/26/1996