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17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents
Albert Waller Gilchrist Papers
The Gilchrist Papers are comprised of the official papers of Albert Waller Gilchrist, 20th Governor of Florida, as well as newspaper articles, military and state official documents, items pertaining to the naming of Gilchrist County, materials regarding educational institutions including Carolina Military Institute and West Point, personal correspondence, genealogical research, and papers pertaining to Gilchrist's estate and will.
Also known as MSS 0-125.
Allen Morris Papers
Anna Forbes Liddell Papers
The Anna Forbes Liddell Papers consists of personal and professional papers collected throughout her life and includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, research notes, articles, lecture notes, student papers, biographical information, photographs, and poetry.
Beverly Jean Fogarty Smith Collection
Personal items of Florida State College for Women/Florida State University student Beverly Jean Fogarty Smith (formerly Beverly Jean Fogarty) (BA, Education, 1950). Items include freshman papers, programs, personal photographs, and assorted ephemera and memorabilia. She is the sister of Marjorie Fogarty Lee (Accession No. HP-2007-014). (See box list.)
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Select materials from this Collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.
Blue Ridge Institute for Southern Community Service Executives Records
This collection includes the proceedings of the annual Blue Ridge Institute, presentations that were not part of the proceedings but were presented at the Institute, programs, invitations, invitation lists, correspondence, background material, photographs and various related materials, including audio tapes and video tapes.
Brumby Family Papers
Catherine Fitzgerald Parramore gift
Collection includes letters with holograph poems, one of which was by Ernest Dowson. Newspaper clippings, newsletters and two pictures - one of Governor John W. Martin and one of Major John W. Tench.
Cinema Corporation of America Collection
The Cinema Corporation of America Collection documents the history of this film distribution company, and American producer and director Cecil B. DeMille's role in its founding.
College of Business Records
Daisy Parker Flory Papers
Subject files documenting her professional interests and teaching activities; research notes for her Florida State University (FSU) Florida Government classes; reference materials reflecting her teaching and other activities; class materials (reading lists, curricula, student papers) for her FSU Florida Government course; manuscripts; correspondence to Daisy Parker Flory and her husband Claude Flory; photograph of Dr. Flory.
David Sellers Newspaper Collection
A collection of 25 nineteenth century newspapers mostly from Alabama, but also from Virginia, Massachusetts, New York, Louisiana and Georgia.
Also known as MSS NWP 1-25.
Davis Houck Papers
Newclippings, photographs, creative and scholarly works, and government records collected by Davis Houck during research on the role of the press in the American civil rights movement, with special emphasis on the 1955 murder of Emmett Till near Money, Mississippi.
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Don Veller Collection
Autographs, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, poems, portraits, programs, reports, resumes, and memorabilia documenting the personal and professional life of Dr. Don Veller, longtime Golf and Football Coach for Florida State University.
Dorothy Hoffman Papers
Dr. Bertram Davis Newspaper Collection
Collection of 17th-19th century newspapers from London and Nottingham, England and Edinburgh, Scotland. Includes MSS 90-13, MSS 90-14, MSS 90-15 and MSS 90-16.
Dr. Earl R. Beck Papers
Contains both holograph and typescripts of Beck's work, Under the Bombs: The German Home Front, 1942-1945. The papers also include a couple of maps, a 1987 essay exam, articles and newsclippings, research notes on various subjects, and many publications by others. This last area is especially strong in works by German authors including a handful by Schonemann. Collection includes MSS 92-21.
Dr. Elston Roady Collection
Dr. Thomas William Hoffer Papers
Professional and personal files of Dr. Thomas William Hoffer, documenting his prolific and creative activities in animation studies, broadcasting, communication education, and documentary production.
Edward Conradi Collection
Elizabeth Byrd Taylor Scrapbook
The Elizabeth Byrd Taylor Scrapbook consists of photographs and ephemeral items related to her years as a Florida State College for Women student from 1922 to 1926.
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Erasmus H. Tomlinson Papers
Evelyn Whitfield Henry Scrapbooks
This collection consists of two scrapbooks covering Tallahassee and Florida history for over a century, 1861-1961. The first scrapbook, "Chronology of Tallahassee and Florida History," consists of newspaper clippings and original documents including an aerial photograph of the Florida Capitol, the by-laws of the United Confederate Veterans, photographs of St. Johns Episcopal Church, and a pen and ink drawing of Wakulla Springs. The second scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and original documents such as inaugural programs. This second scrapbook deals with Florida governors, U.S. Presidents, and local Tallahassee history.
Faber's Cedar Mill Collection
Collection consists of two newspapers and three photos concerning the Faber's Cedar Mill at Cedar Key, FL. The issue of the New Orleans Journal of Commerce, January 29, 1887 and the issue of the Cedar Key Commercial, June 14, 1890, both contain articles relating to the Faber interests in Cedar Key and other industries along the Florida coast. Two pictures of Faber's Cedar Mill and one picture taken January 29, 1896.
Also known as MSS 0-103.
Fallschase Development Reference Files
The Fallschase Development Reference Files includes newspaper articles which documented the Fallschase development process; agreements and other legal materials; minutes from public meetings held in 2005 and 2006; Fallschase development proposals, maps/surveys of the land of the proposed Fallschase community; memorandums to and from the Board of County Commissions; correspondence to and from Robert Rackleff and other Leon County commissioners.
Fenton McArthur Prewitt Newspaper Collection
Collection includes newspaper clippings from Waldo and Plant City, Florida papers.
Fred E. Busbey Papers
Papers include official and personal correspondence, speeches and remarks, news clippings, memorabilia, photographs, audiograph discs, maps and background material. Many of the photographs and battle maps in the collection reflect his military activities in World War I. Topics include McCarthyism, the House of Un-American Activities Committee, Alger Hiss, and the Dresden bombing in World War II.
Gloria Jahoda Papers
Includes background research, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, and other publications documenting the personal life and professional career of author and Florida historian Gloria Jahoda. Significant topics include genealogy, ecology, northwest Florida, publishing rights, classical music, WFSU-FM radio programs, the Muscogee Creek Nation, and Jahoda’s book The Road to Samarkand, a biography of English composer Frederick Delius.
Includes materials previously described as MSS 79-2, MSS 80-3, MSS 83-2, MSS 83-2, MSS 84-01, and MSS 2004-007.
Guyte P. McCord, Sr. Collection
Items found in this collection include the personal papers of Guyte McCord, consisting of correspondence, records of the Tallahassee Historical Society, newspaper clippings, articles, and papers relating to Judge James B. Whitfield. Also included in the collection are the official programs of the inaugurations of five Florida governors, miscellaneous publications, and typescripts of manuscripts published in issues of "Tallahassee Historical Society Annual."
Also known as MSS 0-181.
Historical Newspaper Collection
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.
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Portions of this collection have been digitized can be found online in the FSU Digital Library.
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections 43
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 38
- Manuscripts 24
- Correspondence 23
- Photographs 22
- Newspapers 20
- Programs 17
- Florida State University Libraries. Heritage & University Archives 10
- Legal documents. 10
- Maps 9
- Reports 9
- Speeches, addresses, etc. 9
- Poetry 8
- Advertising fliers 7
- Pamphlets 7
- Postcards. 7
- Scrapbooks 7
- Tallahassee (Fla.)--History 7
- Bibliography 6
- Financial Records 6 + ∧ less
- French 1
- Italian 1
- Florida State College for Women 8
- Florida. Governor 6
- Collins, LeRoy 5
- Campbell, Doak S. (Doak Sheridan), 1888-1973. 3
- Conradi, Edward, 1869-1944 3
- English, Colin 3
- Florida State University Libraries. Heritage Protocol & University Archives 3
- Tracy, Anna May 3
- Warren, Fuller, 1905-1973 3
- Adams, Tom, 1917- 2
- Askew, Reubin O'D., 1928-2014 2
- Blake, William, 1757-1827 2
- Bryant, Farris, 1914-2002 2
- Byrd, Elizabeth 2
- Carlton, Doyle Elam, 1885-1972 2
- Florida Historical Society 2
- Florida State University. Alumni Association 2
- Florida. Legislature. House of Representatives. 2
- Gray, R. A. (Robert Andrew), 1882-1975 2
- Holland, Spessard L. (Spessard Lindsey), 1892-1971 2 + ∧ less