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Photocopies of Civil War items consisting of a 4-page letter, a sketch of "Concise View of Charleston Harbor, and two envelopes photographed front and back. The letter and sketch are from Jas. V.D. Loregin, Altona, Georgia, to Miss Joanna Wilson, Gainesville, Alabama. The letter, addressed to "Miss Joe," contains several good accounts of battles against the "Federals." each object in the sketch is numbered with a note attached that bears the same numbers thus identifying objects included in the sketch.
Also known as MSS 0-59.
Letter from "J. Brown" written at Newcastle, to the Reverend Mr. Percy, August 17, 1769.
This collection consists of 17 bound volumes of papers and addresses by Wright. They are typescripts with clippings, pamphlets and mounted material relating to Wright's career with the U.S. Office of Education. The date range is from 1917 to 1946. Each volume has a table of contents and each article has separate pagination. There is a duplicate volume for volume 7. The volumes have been catalogued and are shelved with Special Collections rare books. The call number is LC1045 .W75 1923
Holograph letter written by John D. Bates, Sr. in 1863 to his son, John D. Bates, Jr. of Boston, Mass. The letter relates to the capture of the Confederate cruiser FLORIDA. Also discusses briefly France's offer of the Mexican crown to Maximilian. Along with the letter and its envelope, there are two enclosures. One is a holograph letter from Captain William Lull (1863) to John D. Bates, Sr. in regard to his ship. The other is a handwritten sheet of instructions on firing a furnace.
This item is an original letter bearing the signature of John D. Gray, Tallahassee, Florida, March 24, 1836, addressed to Philip Ford. The letter discussed "End Plates" and "Spikes;" evidently to be used in the construction of the St. Joseph-Lake Wimico Railroad, the first railroad built in Florida.
Photocopy of a typescript of a letter written to Mr. William Simpson containing the second half of the Forbes Journal. The first half of the journal was published in the Florida Historical Quarterly. The journal covers the period of Friday May 27, 1803 to Friday June 3, 1803. Concerned with Mr. Forbes talks to the Creek Chiefs at Hickory Ground, May 1803, Indian debts and William Bowles.
Photocopy of the letter from Dr. William S. Coker to Dr. J. Leitch Wright, July 6, 1977, telling about the journal.
Photostats of Civil War letters by John M. House written from a U.S. Military Prison, Feb. 24, 1865 to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel C. House, Knoxville, Tenn.; John and his brother Samuel were in U.S. Military prisons at different locations (John at Johnsons Island and Samuel at Castle William, Governors Island, New York Harbor): John's letter mentions his brother and other members of the family, but he wrote chiefly about an exchange of prisoners which was taking place at Johnsons Island.
Also in Special Collections are letters by Samuel House to his parents (MSS 1965-142).
The John MacKay Shaw Collection consists of the Childhood in Poetry Collection and other materials he collected that relate to the six themes that are evident throughout the Collection: bibliography, biography, children, collecting, publishing, and writing. These other materials include articles, audiovisual materials, biographical materials, catalogs, correspondence, literary materials, notes, photographs, programs, and publications documenting his personal, business, and collecting activities.
Letter from John Rodman to Joseph Reed Ingersoll on behalf of a Mr. Tibball seeking to place a claim before Congress to obtain indemnification for losses sustained by him, in consequence of his being prevented from cutting timber on land granted to him by the Spanish government, before his grant should be confirmed by the U. S. Government.
Other names mentioned are: Mr. Douglas, the District Attorney; Dr. Peck; Mr. Aken, Land Agent; Mr. Rawls; Judge Story; the Duke of Alagon, the Court of Punnsoritis, and Don Pedro de Vargas.
This collection is comprised of receipts for payment for dancing lessons made out to and signed by Dr. Joseph Carter. The printed forms are filled out in pen and ink.
Photocopies of biographical and war records of Joseph Henry Dupont, 1865.
The collection consists of a wide range of documents maintained by FSU Physics professor Dr. Joseph Lannutti over the course of his professional career. Dr. Lannutti established the High Energy Physics group at Florida State University in 1957, started the FSU-FAMU College of Engineering in 1982, and began the Florida State University Supercomputer Computations Research Institute in 1984. The collection was a gift of the Lannutti family to Florida State University in 2003.
Agenda and minutes of meetings of the Journal of Library History editorial board. Includes some correspondence, a Directory of Library Historians Preliminary Edition, and an agenda of the Fourth Library History Seminar from 1971.
This item is a printed speech of the Hon. Judge N. P. (Nathan Philemon) Bryan, Chairman Florida Educational Board of Control, delivered at Gainesville, Florida, on September 27, 1906, upon the occasion of the opening of the University of Florida.
Paper and prints created by participants in Julian's Creative Arts Workshop at the Florida State University Student Veterans Center. Includes descriptions of some works by the artists.
26 items, including books, serials, and manuscripts about Ikebana,the art of Japanese floral arrangement. The manuscripts include 3 flower arrangement note books kept by Katherine Wallick at various workshops from 1970-1972 and a yearbook of the Virginia Peninsula Chapter of Ikebana International from 1972-1973. The serials include 27 issues of the Ikebana International magazine.
This collection consists of a holographic manuscript of Florida land of change, published by the University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill in 1941. This manuscript was written in 58 blue examination books dated April 24, 1941.
Audiovisual recordings, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other documentation of the work of Keith Beauchamp, especially regarding Emmett Till and the 2005 motion picture The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till.
Online Copies Available
Some material from the Beauchamp Papers is available through the FSU Digital Library
Materials collected and created by Kent Mommsen in completing his 1970 doctoral dissertation "Career Patterns of Black American Doctorates," including approximately 950 paper questionnaires (each 32 pages, front and back) with responses; one microform reel ("Daniel Thompson PhD: Career Patterns of Negro Teachers"); nine 5" reel to reel audiotapes with 15 lectures; 2 boxes of card indexes of names and addresses of individuals connected with the study; photocopies of index cards citing these inidividuals and their occupations; 2 data tapes (7-1/2" and 10-1/2" in diameter); and an originally bound printout of entire data file.
62 black and white photographic prints, detailing ceramic works in the style of Ogata Kenzan. Also includes biographical information on Kenzan.
This collection consists of 18 holograph account books covering the years from 1927 to 1961 with some years missing.
This item is a land patent covering sale of public land in the state of Virginia by the Commonwealth of Virginia to Hugh George of the County of Pittsylvania, Virginia, dated June 23, 1798. The land patent, which was filled out in manuscript, is of rather stiff vellum and bears the seal of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the signature of Governor James Wood.
This item is a United States certificate of transfer of public land in "The Tallapoosa Land District Alabama," (1845) to Pul-sey, one of the Creek Tribe of Indians. The transfer of land to Pul-Sey was, "by virtue of a Treaty between the United States and the said Creek Tribe of Indians, made by the 24th day of March 1832." The certificate is dated July 9, 1845. Other names mentioned were: Nat Macon Thornton & Co., Henry Meadows, J. Knox Walker, Secretary of the President, and S. H. Laughlin, Recorder of the General Land Office.
Commercial sign from the Late Night Library nightclub in Tallahassee, Florida, with the text "Late Night Library".
This collection consists of manuscripts, handwritten and typed with edits, articles, and newspaper clippings by or about Laura Riding Jackson.