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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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about access to this collection.
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.
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.
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 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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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 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.
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).
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.
Correspondence, genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to Ruby Diamond and the related Hirschberg and Williams families.
Typescript of "The Free Negro in Florida Before the Civil War" by Russell Garvin, 36 pages.
Periodicals, posters, and postcard which include articles, reviews, profiles, essays, fiction, and images by and about Norman Mailer.