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Joanna Wilson Civil War Collection

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1965-059
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1864; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1963

John Brown Letter

 Collection — Container: Thomas Percy Collection
Identifier: MSS 1990-011
Scope and Contents

Letter from "J. Brown" written at Newcastle, to the Reverend Mr. Percy, August 17, 1769.

Dates: Other: August 17, 1769

John Calvin Wright papers and addresses

Identifier: MSS 2001-07
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1917-1946

John D. Bates, Sr. papers

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-15
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1863; Other: Date acquired: 05/04/1945

John D. Gray letter

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 0-130
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1836

John Forbes journal and letter by Dr. Coker

 Collection — Box: 147
Identifier: MSS 77-14
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1803-1977; Other: Majority of material found in 1803, 1977; Other: Date acquired: 09/12/1977

John M. House Civil War Letters

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1965-141
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1865

John MacKay Shaw Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2008-006

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1737-2007

John Rodman letter regarding Spanish Land Grants

 Collection — Box: 156
Identifier: MSS 0-209
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in February 22, 1837; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1965

Joseph Carter Papers

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 84-08
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1819

Joseph Henry Dupont Papers

 Collection — Box: 144
Identifier: MSS 84-09
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of biographical and war records of Joseph Henry Dupont, 1865.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1865

Joseph Lannutti Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2003-025

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.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1957 to 1997

Joseph Tobias Papers

 Collection — oversize: Items
Identifier: MSS 2017-002
Scope and Contents Professional papers, case files, and collected publications of Joseph Tobias, attorney based in Chicago, Illinois, regarding his representation of Mamie Till-Mobley from 1955 to 1960. Documents include case files for Mamie Bradley v. Cowles Magazines, Inc., Vernon C. Meyers, Gardner Cowles, and William Bradford Huie; correspondence on Till-Mobley's behalf with the NAACP and motion picture studios; and subject files kept by Tobias on Till-Mobley during and after his employment by her. Online Copies Available Digital copies of materials from the Joseph Tobias Papers are available through the ...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1955-1960, 1990-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1955-1960; Other: Date acquired: 02/13/2017

Journal of Library History Editorial Board Records

 Collection — Box: 150
Identifier: MSS 1992-011
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1967-1973

Judge N. P. Bryan's Speech

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 0-38
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1906

Julian's Creative Arts Workshop Prints

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2015-013
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 2015-2016; Other: Date acquired: 11/06/2015

Katherine Wallick Ikebana Collection

Identifier: MSS 2008-020
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1955-1984; Other: Date acquired: 04/26/0006

Kathleen Raine collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 98-1
Scope and Contents Books, pamphlets, periodicals, manuscripts, and correspondence. This collection pertains to the life and work of poet, Kathleen Raine. There are books and pamphlets by Kathleen Raine, daing 1935-1990, and books by other authors with introductory material by Raine, dating 1932-1981. There are works edited or translated by Raine, which date 1945-1968, the originals of which are in French or Spanish. The secondary and miscellaneous works in the collection date 1967-1970, and are either books about Raine or books that she felt were significant to her writing. The books in this collection can be found in the library's online catalog. The periodicals date 1935-1990, and contain contributions...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1932-1998; Other: Date acquired: 12/13/1997

Kathryn Trimmer Abbey Collection

 Collection — Box: 302
Identifier: MSS 0-306
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: April 24, 1941

Keith Beauchamp Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-016
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1950, 1955, 2001-2006, 2015, 2018; Majority of material found within 2001 - 2006

Kent Mommsen Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2014-008
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1970-1980; Other: Date acquired: 12/02/2014

Kent Spriggs Papers

 Collection — Container: unprocessed
Identifier: MSS 2004-04
Scope and Contents Consists of Kent Spriggs' case files related to the 1973 retrial of Dave Keaton and Johnny Frederick of the Quincy Five and those related to Keaton et al. v. Townsend, a civil case brought by the Quincy Five against the State of Florida and Joe Townsend for the coerced testimony that implicated the men in the case. Included in these files are correspondence with Alfonse Figgers, Dave Keaton, David Charles Smith, Johnny Frederick, and Johnny Burns who were collectively known as the Quincy Five. Also contains files related to Clifford N. Steele, et al. v. Board of Public Instruction of Leon County, Florida, et al., including correspondence, newspaper clippings and trial notes and...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1963-1976; Other: Majority of material found in 1971-1976

Kenzan Ceramics Photograph Collection (乾山名品集)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1963-1121
Scope and Contents

62 black and white photographic prints, detailing ceramic works in the style of Ogata Kenzan.  Also includes biographical information on Kenzan.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1963; Other: Date acquired: 11/21/1963

L. E. Bradley Account Books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-29
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 18 holograph account books covering the years from 1927 to 1961 with some years missing.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1927-1961; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1970

Ladd journal and papers

 Collection — oversize: Box1
Identifier: MSS 0-152
Scope and Contents The Ladd Journal and papers consist of a journal labeled "Property of Fred Ladd" and contains 217 pages with 587 accounts listed, and the "abstract of title of George W. Ladd of Bangor, Maine, to lands in Wakulla County, Florida, purchased at U.S. Marshal sale." The title includes "Lands in Forbes Purchase" and shows John Beard, noted Registrar of those days, as receiver to settle titles of lands in Forbes Purchases. Also included are "The J. & N. Hamlin Land & Heirs account with Daniel Ladd," and an invoice "Wakulla Camp to D. Ladd" which is undated, and a photocopy of pictures of "Members Secession Convention of Florida 1861," which includes a picture of Daniel Ladd. There is...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1848-1887; Other: Date acquired: 07/13/1965

Land patent - Commonwealth of Virginia

 Collection — Box: 150
Identifier: MSS 0-158
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1798

Land patent - U.S.A. to Pul-sey, one of the Creek Tribe of Indians

 Collection — Folder: MSS 0-159, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 0-159
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1845

Late Night Library Sign

 Collection — Container: Sign
Identifier: MSS 2017-006
Scope and Contents

Commercial sign from the Late Night Library nightclub in Tallahassee, Florida, with the text "Late Night Library".

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: approximately 1980-2012

Laura Riding Jackson papers

 Collection — Box: 150
Identifier: MSS 89-15
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of manuscripts, handwritten and typed with edits, articles, and newspaper clippings by or about Laura Riding Jackson.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1929-1979; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1989

Laura (Riding) Jackson papers (Additional Gift)

 Collection — Box: 1729
Identifier: MSS 2000-03
Scope and Contents Manuscripts, books, serials and correspondence. This collection consists of manuscripts, books and serials by or about Laura Riding Jackson. Most are inscribed by the Jackson to George M. Harper. The books in this collection have been cataloged and have call numbers. There are 14 serials that include the works of Laura (Riding) Jackson included in the box. The manuscripts are primarily typewritten or copied, although there is one handwritten memo. There are also miscellaneous preprint items including articles, letters to the editor, and a an eight-page review of her poetry with reprints of some poetry. Other subjects covered by the collection include: Suzanne K. Langer, Michael Kirkham,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1929-197; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1989

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