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Herbert Spencer Zim papers

Identifier: MSS 78-50
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of materials related to the works of Herbert Spencer Zim. Books covered include Armored animals; Botany; Commercial fishing; Crabs; Golden hamsters; Hoists, cranes and derricks; Israel and the Holy Land; North American Indian arts; Sea stars and their kin; Telephone systems; What's inside of me; What's inside of plants; and Your heart and how it works. Other persons or subjects significant to the collection include: Rene Martin, Herschel Wartik, Alexander Drozynski, Andre Hunter Whiteford, and basketry.

Collection includes MSS 78-51

Dates: 1955-1971

Historic Homes Preservation Committee of Leon County Records

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1991-005
Scope and Contents

The Leon County Commissioners passed a resolution in 1958 to see what could be done to restore historic homes and buildings in Tallahassee, Florida. Governor Millard Caldwell served as Chairman of the Historic Homes Preservation Committee.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1958

Historical Newspaper Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-002
Scope and Contents

The collection's two major groupings of papers are Antebellum and Civil War newspapers in OS Box 1 and Gilded Age, Progressive, and 20th century newspapers in OS Box 2. The majority of the papers are from the southern states in the United States. OS Box 3 is photostat copies of its contents.

Online Copies Available

Portions of this collection have been digitized can be found online in the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1792-1945

Historical Papers of Massachusetts and Alabama

 Collection — Container: MSS 0-139
Identifier: MSS 0-139
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the following: 1. 1620-1646. Prospectus (broadside) "Of Plimoth Plantation," by William Bradford, Governor, who wrote a detailed history of the early years of Plymouth Colony. He covers in great detail everything that happened from the landing of the Mayflower in December, 1620, through the year 1646. 2. 1804. Newspaper. 'New England Palladium,' Boston, Tuesday, November 27, 1804. No. 43, Vol. 24. The four-page issue is a good example of a New England newspaper format of the period. 3. 1840. Alabama. U.S.A. Land Grant No. 12009. Signed by Martin Van Buren, President, and issued to Allen Masengale of Madison County, Alabama....
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1620-1840; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: Majority of material found in 1620-1646, 1804, 1840; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1965

Hodgkiss, Scott, and Company Letterbook

 Collection — Container: MSS 2003-07 - Letterbook
Identifier: MSS 2003-07

Letterbook includes correspondence with Hodgkiss, Scott, and Company clients. Nature of company and location cannot be determined.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1865-1866

Hollingsworth Papers

 Collection — Box: 513
Identifier: MSS 1968-140
Scope and Contents The Mount Vernon Plantation (the name was later changed to Pickney Hills) was located in Jefferson County about seven miles east of Monticello, Florida with a view overlooking "Razor Lake," so named by Mr. Hollingsworth because of its shape. The number of slaves listed, the livestock listed, records of sales of farm products, purchases of supplies, and descriptions of different parcels of land shown in the Last Will of John Hollingsworth indicate that Mount Vernon Plantation covered rather extensive acreage. The will also shows that he owned a home near Edgefield, South Carolina, which was situated on "about eleven hundred acres." The papers consist of...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1768-1887, 1916; Other: Majority of material found in 1788-1887

Ida Carrie Seale scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 341
Identifier: MSS 0-218
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four scrapbooks by Ida Carrie Seale which contain handwritten, typed, printed, and mimeographed items on a variety of subjects.Scrapbook 1, dated 1895-1962, contains materials about art, poetry, writing, and general education. Scrapbook 2, dated 1917-1949, is similar to scrapbook 1. Scrapbook 3, dated 1920-1959, is labeled "Health," and contains materials on physical culture, nursing, welfare, mental therapy, and other medical subjects. Scrapbook 4, dated 1955-1965, is labeled "A Bit of History of the Veterans Hospital Center, Bay Pines, Florida, 1955 to 1965." This consists of programs, picture post cards, snapshots,...
Dates: 1895-1965; Other: Date acquired: 1963

In-As-Much Circle Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-144
Scope and Contents

The records of the In-As-Much Circle of the Florida Branch of the International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons, Inc. Includes the original charter for the Silver Cross Hospital, as well as the printed constitution adopted by the convention of 1902; By-laws of the International Order of the Florida Branch of the King's Daughters and Sons; records and papers of the president, treasurer, and secretary; tributes and records of the New York City Order; records of the Treasurer; and photocopies of "Miss Blake's Sanitarium Rules."

Includes materials previously described as MSS 0-145.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1894-1966; Other: Date acquired: 05/05/1970

Ina VanStan Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-333
Scope and Contents

Field notes, illustrations, correspondence, publications, photographs, news clippings, and printing plates documenting the research and scholarship of Ina VanStan (1901-1989), FSU Professor of Clothing and Textiles.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1955-1964; Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1971

Isaac Backus Letter

 Collection — Box: 1729
Identifier: MSS 2000-02
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter by Isaac Backus and its transcription, as well as a description of the letter and books from Kenneth Nebenzahl, a book vendor. The letter discusses Samuel Alden and Robert Washburn in their dealings with the Church of Christ in Bridgewater and Middleborough. On November 8, 1751, the two men refused to receive and restore a pastor of the church because he could not practice infant Baptism, and they had a difference in judgement about the Bar of Communion. For this, the two men were punished and separated from the church. The letter is enclosed in Isaac Backus's A History of New England, purchased from Kenneth Nebenzahl...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1751-1752

Isle de France (Mauritius) Voyage Report

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1964-147
Scope and Contents

Undated manuscript document in French which is a report by Captain Plapin of Marseille, France, who was captain of a freighter plying between the Isle de France and India, in which he gives considerable details of an incident which occurred while on a voyage.

Also known as MSS 0-147.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: circa 1750; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1956

Itinerant Ministry Journal and Ledger

 Collection — Container: Item 1
Identifier: MSS 2015-015
Scope and Contents Leatherbound notebook containing the manuscript diary and cash accounts ledger of an unnamed itinerant Baptist minister, active in the American Southeast. Diary entries describe visits to locations in Florida, including Crawfordville, Flat Creek, Sopchoppy, and Tallahassee; and in Alabama, including Decatur and Gadsen. Official activities described include delivering sermons on scripture and Biblical figures; officiating wedding ceremonies; and conducting Sunday school classes. Personal activities described include visits with congregation members, farming duties, and traveling among different congregations. Online Copy Available ...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1871, 1874; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2015

J. Frank Dame, Guidance and Business Education manuscript

Identifier: MSS 0-320
Scope and Contents

Galley proofs of Guidance and Business Education / John F. Dame and Albert R. Brinkman, 2nd edition. Published: Cincinnati: South-Western Pub. Co., 1954.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1954

J. L. and G. L. Smith Court Docket Book

 Collection — Container: Wrapped Volume: Shares space with other collections
Identifier: MSS 2011-0519c
Scope and Contents

Part of Southern Business History Center

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1876-1883

J. R. Clancy Collection

Identifier: MSS 2010-002
Scope and Contents

Architectural and engineering drawings related to construction and renovation projects managed by the J.R. Clancy stage rigging firm (1885-present), including theatrical designs, drawings for standard parts, wiring diagrams, and standard assemblies for stage rigging systems.

Online Copies Available

Select drawings from the J.R. Clancy Collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1911-1999; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2010

J. S. Lester Plantation Papers

 Collection — Box: 516
Identifier: MSS 1965-167
Scope and Contents

The J.S. Lester Plantation Papers include an 1895 doctor's bill, a transmittal letter, and a 4-page list of receipts (1868) for money received by fourteen ex-slaves; the plantation was located in Leon County, Fla. Also known as MSS 0-167.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1868-1895; Other: Date acquired: 08/31/1965

J.A. Falkner Family records

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1967-105
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of photocopies of a marriage certificate of J.A. Falkner and Jane M. Wilder, Tampa, Florida, August 7, 1858 (2 copies), and of a "Family Record" of the Falkner family showing names, place of birth, date of birth, date of marriage and date of death of 15 family members. Also known as MSS 0-105.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1831-1907; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1967

Jack Freeman Map Collection

Identifier: MSS 2016-003
Scope and Contents

Large-format facsimiles of historical maps. Locations include London, England and multiple sites within Florida.

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: Other: Date Unknown

James A. Taylor papers

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 80-07
Scope and Contents

Tax receipts and other business papers of James A. Taylor.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1886-1900

James Branch Cabell Collection

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1963-043
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials by and about the Virginia author, James Branch Cabell. The first item in the collection is a set of original typed (with one set of copies) letters by Cabell to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1940-1953). The copies were typed from original letters in the University of Florida Special Collections. The second item in the collection is a typed copy of a cumulative index to the Storisende Edition of Cabell's works (McBride, NY, 1930, 18v). The index was prepared by John M. Campbell, Jr. of Paris, France, and includes a notation: "No other index exists, either in individual volumes or for the works as a whole, and the information contained...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1930-1945

James Gould Cozzens Papers

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 0-80
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two letters by James Gould Cozzens to Mr. Emmett B. Peter, Jr., concerning criticisms of some of his writing, as well as a copy of one letter, undated, by Mr. Emmett B. Peter, Jr., to Cozzens, and a "draft of article of which Cozzens reffered in his letter. Not yet published (4/2/63)." The two letters written by Cozzens to Mr. Emmett B. Peter, Jr., should be most helpful to any person writing for the public.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1963; Other: Date acquired: 01/28/1964

James L. Marshall Civil War Documents

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 1964-057
Scope and Contents Two documents pertaining to Parole of Civil War Prisoner of War Suval D. Crawford, Private of the Waddells, Ala., Vols. C.S.A. One dated Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 9, A.D. 1863, filled in and signed by Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton, C.S.A., Commanding, on the 4th day of July, 1863, "do in pursuance of the terms of capitulation of the City of Vicksburg and its garrison, give this solemn parole under oath..." The document is also signed by Suval D. Crawford. The other document, dated Columbus, Georgia, May 19, 1865, Headquarters Calvary Corps, M.D.M., is a declaration by Suval D. Crawford that "I will not bear arms against the United States of America..." and...
Dates: 1863-1865

James Madison Message and Picture

 Collection — map_case: MSS 0-278
Identifier: MSS 0-278

Dated December 7, 1813.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1813

James Nixon Civil War Letters

 Collection — Box: 153
Identifier: MSS 1965-191
Scope and Contents Photostats of Civil War letters by James M. Nixon (d. 1863), 8th Fla. Regt., (1861-1863) to his wife, Louise A. Nixon, Mt. Pleasant, Gadsden County, Florida. 1. Apalachicola, Florida. September 9, 1861 to February 24, 1862. Family letters with instructions about the farm. 6 items. 2. Camp Retrieve, Florida. December, 1861. Family letters with instructions about the farm. 3 items. 3. Camp Milton, Florida. February, 1862. Nixon was apparently with recruiting officer, Major R. "going by Marianna and will probably be home Saturday night, as he is going to make the rounds in Gadsden..." This letter also refers to the clearing of land and the planting of crops. 1 item. 4....
Dates: 1861-1863

James Patton Anderson Papers

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 1965-003
Scope and Contents Photocopies of 11 manuscripts by and pertaining to General James Patton Anderson, Monticello, Jefferson County, Florida, Anderson, dated 1862-1865. Includes documents pertaining to his appointments as Brigadier General and later Major General, documents pertaining to his pardon, and personal letters. Includes two typwritten copies of "Sketch of General Anderson's Life" 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...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1862-1865

James Phin. Willson Manuscript of Battle of Natural Bridge

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 1965-264
Scope and Contents Photographic copy of manuscript by James Phin. Willson, Druggist to K.L.A., relating to the Battle of Natural Bridge (1865). The twenty-four-page manuscript is titled, "MS. No. 9, Third Series Pages - 1007. Written 1865. To Miss Joanna D. Willson of Missouri." The following page reads: "To the special care of Miss Joanna D. Willson - the present manuscript is respectfully affectionately dedicated by her devoted brother, the author. The within contains, in addition to its personal introduction, a private, graphic description of the events...incidental to the military exploit under Brigadier Gen. William Miller, near Tallahassee, Florida, March 4th, 5th, and 6th,...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1865; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1963

James Tillinghast Archer Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-294
Scope and Contents

Photocopied and original newspaper clippings and documents regarding the Archer family. Some duplication of material between this collection and MSS 0-7.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1843-1969

James Tillinghast Archer Papers

Identifier: MSS 0-7
Scope and Contents

Collection of original and photocopied documents and newsclippings pertaining to John Tillinghast Archer and his wife, Mary S. Brown Archer. Includes letter from 1860 (?) from Decatur, Illinois to "Dear Brother," Dr. Limol Fletcher from Lavinia Williams.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1850-1961; Other: Date acquired: 03/20/1968

James Tillinghast Archer Papers (additional gift)

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-8
Scope and Contents

Photocopies and original documents and newspaper clippings regarding prominent Tallahassee families such the Eppes, Archer and Ward families.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1903-1969; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1969

James Velma Keen Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1970-150

Correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, photographs, and speeches documenting the career of attorney, Florida legislator, educator, and businessman James Velma Keen, from 1926 when he began practicing law in Sarasota, Florida, until his death in Tallahassee, Florida, in March 1963.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1922-1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1955-1967