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Samuel A. Gordon Speech

 Collection — Box: 1822, Folder: 1 of 1
Identifier: MSS 2011-0614

"The Career of a Country Practitioner," by Dr. Samuel A. Gordon, Marion Alabama. Delivered at the annual banquet  of Alpha Epsilon Delta, honorary pre-medical fraternity, University of Alabama, october 18, 1938.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1938; Other: Date acquired: 04/25/2011

Samuel House Civil War Letters

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1965-142
Scope and Contents Photostats of letters by Samuel House, Co. L. Artillery Corps, dated from 1862 to 1865, written from army camps near Cornish, Columbus and Vicksburg, Mississippi, and from Castle William, Governors Island, New York Harbor, to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel C. House, Knoxville, Tennessee. Notes found with the collection are: "Confederate War record of Samuel House taken from a letter from his daughter, Retta House Bowen to Mrs. D.A. Avant, Historian, Florida Division, U.D.C." "My father, Sam House enlisted in the Confederate army April 15, 1861 - Co. A. 1st Regiment of Heavy Artillery, Tenn. volunteers, Confederate States of America. He was in Memphis at the...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1862-1865

Scarborough Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-216
Scope and Contents The Scarborough Papers include correspondence pertaining to mercantile business, land plats and deeds, a journal of mercantile business and plantation records. These materials about Scarborough's business afford a clear picture of early Florida merchandising and farming and contain many names of citizens of West Florida and of South Georgia. There are printed materials such as Hazeltine's almanac, The delineator and Literary digest. The 1907 Christmas issue of The delineator contains a number of Christmas songs, recipes and any amount of "styles of the month." The newspapers in the collection include six issues of The Sun, a Tallahassee,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1868-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/13/1966

S.D. Cawthon Certificate (State of Florida Teacher's Life Certificate)

 Collection — Container: Oversized Map Case Box 3
Identifier: 01-##w2m

This State of Florida Teachers Life Certificate was awarded to S.D. Cawthon of October 7, 1899 as a "teacher of youth."

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1899; Other: Majority of material found in 1899

Seminole Indians Miccosukee Tribe Collection

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 1964-015
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1957-1959

Seminole War Record

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 0-220
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of Seminole war record issued at Quartermaster's store, Fort No. 6, East Florida. It is an invoice of Quarter Master stores turned over to Lieut. M. R. Patrick. It is signed by E. R. S. Canby, 2nd Lt. 2nd Infry, A.A.Q.M., Fort No. 6 East Florida, May 15, 1840.

Dates: May 15, 1840; Other: Date acquired: 09/15/1964

Sir Leon Radzinowicz Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2013-0729

The Sir Leon Radzinowicz Papers consists of materials created or collected by Radzinowicz from the time he immigrated to the United Kingdom in 1938 until just before his death in 1999. It principally reflects his work as a criminologist during the period and his extensive work as a legal scholar and author.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1938-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1965; Other: Date acquired: 07/29/2013

Sketch of General Anderson's life

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-4
Scope and Contents This sketch was written by General James Patton Anderson while at his home in Monticello, Florida, recuperating from a wound he had received on the evening of the 31st of August, 1864, while in command of his division at the battle of Jonesboro, Georgia, during the Civil War. The first ten pages of the sketch are written by Anderson himself and the last page contains additional information added by Etta Adair Anderson, his wife, and Margaret Bybee Anderson, their daughter. Written by the attorney that he was, the manuscript is concise, well-written, and five of the ten pages that he wrote contain valuable information about his experiences as an officer during the Civil War. In...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1864

Slavery Papers

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 1956-230
Scope and Contents Includes a manuscript entitled, "List of slaves owned by Trombley Smith", regards Airville plantation, Virginia, on July 1, 1828. The list shows the name, age, occupation, and in some cases the ancestry of the slaves, as well as births (male or female) and details of deaths. Also, following the names of some slaves, in parenthesis, are notes showing dates of sales of slaves and name of purchaser. Likewise are notes showing dates of purchases of slaves and name of person from whom purchase was made. Includes manuscript quitclaim or bill of sale by John Brett, Jr., Jackson County, Florida, January 18, 1848 to William Damiel. The instrument was notarized by "acting...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1822-1848; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1956

Small Craft Advisory Press Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2011-001

Official records of the Small Craft Advisory Press at Florida State University.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 2009-2010; Other: Date acquired: 12/16/2010

Smith Family papers

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 0-232
Scope and Contents This collection consists of ten Smith family letters, thirty-three receipted invoices, one bill for tuition, and one diary, all dating between 1782-1864. The letters were chiefly among members of the Smith family and confined to family subjects, but several have educational value in that they represent the thinking of that period, the closeness of family, their religious nature, and in one case a letter by a young lady who moved from Rhode Island to Savannah, Georgia, writes back to her family in Rhode Island and tells of her impressions of the South. One very religious letter by James W. Smith of Thomasville, Georgia, dated 1864, to his uncle, Mr. Remington Smith of Pawtucket, Rhode...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1782-1864; Other: Date acquired: 04/24/1956

Sonia Bleeker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-310
Scope and Contents

This collection contains manuscript drafts for Sonia Bleeker's The Sioux Indians: hunters and warriors of the plains and Pygmies, as well as a correspondence file dating between 1966-1968 containing letters and notes.

Dates: 1966-1968

Sprague letter

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 0-235
Scope and Contents

Manuscript letter signed J. W. S. dated Marianna, Florida, October 30, 1851 to his sister, Miss Susan W. Sprague, care of S. U. Woodruff, Esq., Albany, New York.

Dates: Other: October 30, 1841; Other: Date acquired: 06/05/1952

St. Augustine, Florida Records

Identifier: MSS 74-1
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, clippings, record books, blueprints, contracts, and related materials. This collection consists of a variety of records of St. Augustine, Florida. There is correspondence of city officials of St. Augustine, including memoranda, minutes, a letterpressbook and related materials. Audit reports to St. Augustine cover examination of the accounts of the city, done by various accounting firms by the city auditor. The collection also contains public relations scrapbooks, containing newspaper clippings about the city, legal notices, and other materials. Other materials in the collection cover a range of subjects, including: festivals, Anastasia...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1883-1959; Other: Majority of material found in 1930-1940

St. Augustine papers: negro passes and permits

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 74-1a
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of permits to sell spirituous and other liquors, permits issued to a variety of people to pass and repass on specific dates or for specific periods of time, each signed by the Mayor, permits for balls and dances, permits to reside, city ordinances, and other related materials. The party permits appear to be issued by persons related to or superior to the person named in the permit, allowing them to have a party or ball on a specified date and time. "Bella has my permission to have a party tonight." "My boy Jake has permission to have a ball tonight." The majority of the collection consists of permits to reside. These are...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1830-1861

St. John's Church broadside

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 0-214
Scope and Contents A broadside regarding St. John's Church in Jacksonville, Florida. A notation in the handwriting of Miss Louise Richardson, Librarian at Florida State University Library, attached to the broadside reads, "Broadside St. John's Church, Jax. Fla. Lot purchased Oct '59 from O. Norwood. Very rare," and the question mark following the date "1845," pencilled in at the top of the broadside, indicates uncertainty as to when it was printed. From the wording of the Broadside and information given in History of Early Jacksonville, Florida, by Thomas Frederick Davis, it will be seen that the date of printing must have been between 1842 and...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1842-1851; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1956

St. John's Episcopal Church Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2016-006
Scope and Contents Administrative records; member registries; meeting minutes of the Vestry and church circles; Bibles, Books of Common Prayer, hymnals, and other liturgical works; documentation of the history of St. John’s Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Florida; service bulletins and other periodicals; sermon transcripts; photographs; and motion pictures. 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. Online Copies Available Selected materials from this...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1832-2002; Other: Date acquired: 10/17/2016

Stanley E. Gontarski Grove Press Research Materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2013-0516

Personal correspondence, magazine and newspaper articles, Freedom of Information Act requests, galley proofs and unpublished manuscripts, audio and video of interviews and book readings, interview transcripts, a reel of the film "Minitaurus," and books used by Dr. Stanley Gontarski to research Barney Rosset and Grove Press.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 05/16/2013

Stephen Graham Papers

 Collection — Box: Kodakboxcamera
Identifier: MSS 76-10
Scope and Contents Materials related to Stephen Graham, including a large collection of photographs, biographical materials, diaries and journals about his travels and experiences, articles and writings, samples of his poetry, art prints, and original artwork. Artifacts of interest are a Kodak box camera in a leather case, a vintage Cuban cigar box, Spanish lesson tapes and a tape recording of Persephone by Igor Stravinski. Subjects and persons of significance to the collection include: Marion Hay, Susil Gupta, John F. Ward, Orthodox Churches, air raid diaries and wartime radio show transcripts from World War II, blacks in Chicago, students, Joseph Epstein, the Balkans, Florida State University, Russia,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1908-1975

Stephen S. Winters Papers

Identifier: MSS 2013-0627
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, speeches, lecture, newsclippings, photographs, geology field notes, and journals from his service in World War II primarily documenting Dr. Winters' distinguished career as a geology instructor at Florida State University and his work as dean of its honors programs.

Dates: 1942 - 2005

Stetson Kennedy collection

 Collection — Box: 1818
Identifier: MSS 2008-031

Articles, correspondence, memorabilia, newsclippings, and other materials related to Stetson Kennedy's professional career.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1940-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1992-2002; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2001

Store account books

 Collection — Box: 4
Identifier: MSS 1986-005
Scope and Contents Two account books which record purchases of dry goods, food, seed, wagons, and guano (fertilizer). There are indications from accounts carried forward that earlier and later account books existed. There is no evidence of ownership; because of the locations of the accounts near Metcalfe, Georgia or just over the Leon County, Florida line, there may have been a country store in business at the time. Includes accounts for L. E. Bradley, T. P. Strickland, Henry Vickers, Springwood Plantation owned by Percy Chubb, Elsoma Plantation owned by C. Merrill Chapin, Norias Hunting Club, Pebble Hill Plantation owned by Elizabeth Ireland Poe, Friendship Church in Metcalfe, Colored School in...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1929-1939; Other: Date acquired: 06/25/1976

Story of Early Tavares

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 0-240
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typed manuscript by Cora Peet Hammond from historical data collected by two seventh grade school girls under the direction of their teacher, Miss Tanner, to be left as a permanent record in their library. Very good narrative for girls of that age, about the origin of Lake County, the founder of Tavares, housing of the first county seat, and of some of the early settlers of Tavares.

Also includes two copies of "The Little Hustler" printed in Tavares, dating to October 5, 1895.

Dates: Other: 1944; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1963; October 5, 1895

Sun City Development and Motion Picture Studio Plat Map Sheets

 Collection — Container: Drawer 2
Identifier: MSS 2007-046
Scope and Contents The collection consists of seven plat map sheets of Sun City, "Florida's Moving Picture City," filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Hillsborough County on November 17, 1925. In addition to tracts of land, these sheets show all "parks, parkways, boulevards, avenues, drives, streets, alleys, and highways dedicated for public use." They also indicate the locations of the motion picture studio. They are signed by H.C. Van Sweringen, President, and J.H. Meyer, Secretary of the Sun City Holding Company. The plat sheets document how the development appeared shortly after Sun City was dedicated. Online Copy Available ...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: November 17, 1925

Susan Bradford Eppes Papers

 Collection — Box: 682
Identifier: MSS 86-17
Scope and Contents

Personal papers of Susan Branch Bradford Eppes (1848-1942) including a biography of Eppes, photographs, correspondence, typescript works by Eppes, documentation of the Eppes family, and publications collected by Eppes.

Online Copies Available

Select materials from the Susan Bradford Eppes Papers have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1850-1949

Susan Branch Music Books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1986-011
Scope and Contents

These music books belonged to the donor's grandmother, Susan Branch. Both are quarter leather bound books of sheet music. The first has "Susan Branch" on the cover label. The second has "Susan Branch, Live Oak" and is 215 pages in length.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: circa 1850; Other: Date acquired: 05/20/1960

Susan Fiorito Papers

 Collection — Container: unprocessed
Identifier: MSS 2016-008
Scope and Contents

Periodicals, sound recordings, photographic materials, and digital media containing correspondence, research materials, organizational records, and publications, documenting the career of Dr. Susan Fiorito at Florida State University.

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.

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

Sydney V. Coxetter Agriculture Collection

Identifier: MSS 1986-30

The collection contains correspondence, financial records, and legal papers related to the seed, agricultural produce, and livestock businesses of Sydney V. Coxetter, and legal papers pertaining to the real estate holdings of Coxetter and his wife Winnifred (Dennis) Coxetter, and those of George Elliot Dennis and his wife Ida H. Dennis in Lloyd and Tallahassee, Florida.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1872-1947; Other: Majority of material found in 1910-1930

T. W. T. Curtis Papers

 Collection — Box: 142
Identifier: MSS 0-82
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters, dated 1886, from T. W. T. Curtis of New Haven, Connecticut, to John S. Wycoff of Citra, Florida, concerning joint holdings in citrus groves in Florida. The correspondence is especially interesting from the point of view of grading, marketing and pricing as compared to methods employed by the citrus industry in 1963. Other letters are from D. L. Yulee of Washington, to Colonel E. I. Lutterloch in Florida, relative to transfer of land for construction of the Suwannee & Gulf Railroad. There is also a picture in this collection which offers a bird's eye view of Cedar Key, Florida.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1886; Other: Date acquired: 11/17/1961

Taibbi Poems

 Collection — Box: 1208
Identifier: MSS 95-3
Scope and Contents

Printed poems with half-tone photos of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy and Rev. Martin Luther King. Produced by Seabreeze Writers Council, Inc. Poems written and signed by Josephine M. Taibbi.

Dates: Other: 1968