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Sound recordings and transcripts of interviews for project "An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement in Tallahassee, Florida 1956-1966: Personal Interviews with Key Civil Rights Leaders, Spokesmen, and Participants," prepared by Dr. Jackson Lee Ice for the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and Religion, Department of Religion, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Supported by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation.
This collection consists of tax books for the city of Tallahassee, Florida, from 1879 to 1887. Various tax collectors and assessors are listed, including: James W. Jefferson, P. D. Demilly, William H. Matthews, E. W. Yellowhair, and W. H. Thompson.
Tallahassee general store ledger book documenting store purchases from 1880-1881. Name and historical information about the business cannot be determined.
This collection contains business records, publications, correspondence and manuscripts created and maintained by the Tallahassee Genealogical Society (TGS). The format of the records are in paper, book and digital format.
Papers include programs of the Tallahassee Literary Club, a typed study of these programs, the constitution and by-laws of the club, minutes of meetings, book reviews, correspondence, and historical papers dealing with the founding and organization of the club.
This collection consists of merchant account books and merchant inventory books from Tallahassee, Florida, dating 1843-1863. Several books list James M. Williams of Tallahassee, including his "cotton book," showing purchaser, seller, number of bales, shape, where bought, weights, prices, amount paid, expenses, commission, shipping marks and numbers, names of vessels and destination of vessels on which shipments were made. A newspaper clipping is glued to one of the blank pages at the front of this book. Another book is listed as William P. Slusser's account book.
Records of the Tallahassee Pecan Company, including documents of incorporation, by-laws, minutes of the meetings of the stockholders and directors, lists and description of lands owned by the company, profit and loss statements, and other materials.
Collection of original manuscripts by Teresa Holloway. Also, a small collection of published stories in magazines along with newspaper clippings about Holloway's career.
Territorial Florida Account Sheet from 1834. Covers cases to January, 1835. Also known as MSS 0-242.
Photostat of two manuscripts and a printed copy of letter patent by James Monroe, President of the United States of America to Andrew Jackson, Florida's territorial governor.
Three court documents from Hamilton County Superior Court, Hamilton County, Florida, all signed by M. C. Peterson, Clerk of Court, and dated February 3, 1842.
This item is a compiled history of the Florida Randolph family, dating from 1829-1978. Compiled by Randolph Whitfield and John Chipmand, 1978. Names included in the work include: Randolph family, Bratton family, Chipman family, Eppes family, Gass family, Porter family, and Whitfield family. 99 pages, fold-outs, pictures. Photocopy number 36.
The Maurice Givens papers are a collection of manuscripts, research, notebooks, experiment results, and academic course work with a variety of professional and personal correspondence.
The Yeti Collection documents the history and activities of The Yeti, an independent student organization publishing a newspaper at Florida State University and in the local Tallahassee community. The collection includes published student newspapers (2005-2011), postcards with artwork (2010-2011), handbooks for editors (2008-2010), information on advertising in The Yeti, and a Yeti t-shirt.
Holograph manuscript with no title page of Florence White Geary's This Fair Spot; Mood of Florida Summer, Key West, L.P. Artman, 1966. A collection of poems about Florida.
This collection consists of one scrapbook, entitled "This is Arabia", and thirty photographs of Arabia taken by James T. Goodbread while living and working there. The scrapbook has an embossed camel-hide cover and contains many snapshots of places and people in Arabia.
This is a collection of personal letters written by Thomas Burns (76th Air Base Squadron) during World War II. Burns wrote from Hendricks Field, Sebring, Florida to Mary Donnelly in Massachusetts. He mostly wrote of his experiences and activities on the base. While the letters do not deal with Florida or World War II, they do offer a glimpse into courtship during that era and life on an air base.
This collection includes the business papers of Thomas H. (Harvey) Bond and the estate papers of Thomas H. Lloyd of Jefferson County, Florida. Other materials and topics covered by the collection include business invoices, a 15-page reprint from the Florida Historical Quarterly entitled, "Thirty cents cotton at Lloyd, Florida, 1916-1919" by Clifton Paisley, banking papers, railroad bills, executors papers and related correspondence of Miss Annie Lloyd Bond, an invoice book, ledger, bookkeeping journal, farm account book, household account book, and the tax roll for the town of Lloyd.
The last will and testament of Thomas Howard, 3rd duke of Norfolk along with the inquisition post mortem. Items are photocopies of originals housed in the London Public Records Office.
Correspondence to and from the Thomas J. McKain family. The papers document the family's life in Monticello, Florida in the 1870s and in Texas during the 1880s.
Autograph letters to Dr. James Grainger and Robert Jamieson and an autograph note in unknown hand identifying Percy's letter to Grainger.
A letter from Thomas Sidney Jesup to Captain R. F. Loper of Philadelphia dated December 3, 1847. The letter pertains to the building of a vessel as recommended by Captain Loper. Includes clippings on Jesup and Osceola. The letter reads as follows:
"QMGenl Office, Washington City, Dec. 3d 1847
Sir, In reply to your several letters dated Nov. 6th 18th + 19th I have to inform you that there are heavy arrea[r]ages against the Department and until Congress acts in the matter, no arrangements can be made to build such a vessel as you recommend.
I remain sir, Your obedient T. S. Jesup, QMGenl
Capt. R.F. Loper Philadelphia"
35mm color film slides featuring photographs created and collected by Toni Fuss Kirkwood-Tucker. Photos document daily life, monuments, schools, and museums in China, predominately taken during a Fulbright Scholar Program in 1985.
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.