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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: Created: 1929-197; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1989

Laurence Campbell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1976-014

Materials documenting Laurence Campbell's early professional and teaching career in journalism before becoming Dean of Florida State University (FSU)'s School of Journalism; administrative and professional materials covering the operations of and activities sponsored by the School of Journalism during his years as FSU Dean; professional materials related to his later work as head of FSU's Department of Educational Foundations and Professor of English Education, and high school journalism periodicals and monographs germane to his career.

Dates: Created: 1870-1975; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1976

Lawrence G. Abele Collection

Identifier: MSS 2009-008
Scope and Contents Journal reprints of scholarly writings by leading marine biologists regarding crustaceans. A very large group of invertebrates, comprising of almost 52,000 described species, crustaceans include various familiar animals, such as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill and barnacles. The majority of them are aquatic, living in either marine or freshwater environments, but a few groups have adapted to life on land, such as terrestrial crabs, terrestrial hermit crabs and woodlice.The collection includes typescripts of Dr. Abele's Florida State University M.A. Thesis, The marine decapod crustacea of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico (1970), and his...
Dates: Created: 1816-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1989

Leonard Family Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-166
Scope and Contents

Business records of enterprises managed by Samuel A. Leonard and Wade Hampton Leonard in Calhoun County, Florida. Significant subject areas include Florida naval stores state, business and social life of Florida counties along the Apalachicola and Chipola rivers, steamboats, lumber, Florida Governor Cary A. Hardee, tobacco, cotton, resin, and Julia W. Leonard.

Dates: Created: 1913-1950; Other: Majority of material found in 1914; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/1972

LeRoy Collins Letters

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 1985-001
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from LeRoy Collins to Dr. Daisy Parker. Among the subjects mentioned are Judge Taylor and Parker's campaign assistance. The fifth item in the collection is a copy of a letter to Malcolm Johnson that was enclosed in a 1968 letter to Dr. Parker.

Dates: Created: 1966-1968

Letter from Buckingham Smith to W. P. Fessenden, Maine Senator and soon to be Secretary of the Treasury

 Collection — Box: 1805
Identifier: MSS 2011-003
Scope and Contents Letter from Buckingham Smith to W. P. Fessenden, Maine Senator and soon to be Secretary of the Treasury, May 10, 1864 sent from New York during the Civil War. 3 pages, 8vo, New York. With a copy written by Smith of his letter to Secretary of War Stanton, reporting to the government on Florida affairs. Smith refers to the mission of Lincoln's Assistant Secretary John Hay, who failed in his attempt to bring Florida back into the Union. 6 1/2 pages, 8vo (New York, April 18, 1864). Includes transcript. A combined 9 1/2 pages of an important Floridian's Unionist views of the Civil War to date. Smith's Unionist activities are evident in this letter with close connections to Lincoln's...
Dates: Created: May 10, 1864; Other: Date acquired: 00/03/2011

Letter from Joseph Finegan, Captain Commanding the Fernandina Volunteers, to Charles H. Macbeth

 Collection — Box: 1805
Identifier: MSS 2011-002
Scope and Contents

Letter sent two days prior to South Carolina's declaration of independence from the Union, offering Florida's assistance in obtaining possession of the forts in Charleston Harbor. A significant document indicating Florida's intent to join South Carolina in what would become the American Civil War (Florida became the third state to secede from the Union on January 10, 1861). Includes transcript.

Dates: Created: December 18, 1860; Other: Date acquired: 00/03/2011

Letter from Samuel W. Wolcott to his brother, Eben P. Wolcott

 Collection — Box: 1805
Identifier: MSS 2011-004
Scope and Contents

Letter from Union soldier Samuel W. Wolcott to his brother, Eben P. Wolcott, a soldier elsewhere, May 26, 1863, sent from St. Augustine during the Civil War. 3 ¼ pages, 4to, St. Augustine. Letter describes conditions in St. Augustine and the possibility of furloughs, as well as Samuel's recent duty as census-taker for the area. Includes transcript.

The Wolcotts were from Litchfield County, Connecticut.  Sam Wolcott was a Private in Co. F, 7th CT Vols., and his younger brother Eben was in the 28th CT Vols. Eben died of disease in 1863, and Samuel was killed in action in August 1864.

Dates: Created: May 26, 1863; Other: Date acquired: 00/03/2011

Letters and Documents Pertaining to Land and Land Grants in the Tallahassee Area

 Collection — Box: 150
Identifier: MSS 0-156
Scope and Contents

Typed copies of letters and documents originating in Tallahassee, Leon County and Newnansville, Alachua County, Florida, and Paris, France pertain to land grants of General Lafayette and "grant land for the seat of government in the territory of Florida.

Dates: Created: 1825-1857

Letters of Confederate Soldiers

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 0-70
Scope and Contents This collection consists of twenty-three letters to Miss Jennie Smith written by A. S. Cameron, Julius E. Edmonds, J. E. Maddox, W. H. Horwood, and G. A. Weldon. All letters contain much information about army life, field action, and related topics. Various members of the "Whitesville Guards" or the "Whitesville Union Vols." are mentioned in these letters. The collection includes the Muster Roll of Company E. 20th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry Army, Northern Virginia, Confederate States of America, Harris County, Georgia. Soldiers mentioned in the letters include: Lucius C. Norwood, Penkney G. Hatchett, Marcus D. L. Rowe, Ellington John Morgan Jr.,...
Dates: Created: 1861-1865; Other: Date acquired: 03/05/1964

Lewis Bank papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-178
Scope and Contents The Lewis Bank papers are an extensive collection of banking records and papers pertaining to the Lewis family's banking enterprises in Tallahassee. These materials give insight into the economic evolution of the Tallahassee community by the administrative operation of State and University in which agriculture is of secondary importance. Subjects covered by the collection include: banks in New York City, Atlanta, Georgia, Savannah, Georgia, and Tallahassee, Florida; cork industry; Florida State Troops; G. E. Lewis; Jacksonville oil companies; naval stores; cotton; Beulah B. Briley estate; E. W. Clark estate; F. H. Flagg estate; J. O. Gallegher estate; William P. Slusser estate;...
Dates: Created: 1854-1957; Created: Majority of material found in 1871-1925; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/1966

Lewis Family Reunion Collection

 Collection — oversize: box;shareswithothercollection
Identifier: MSS 91-8
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of three items:

1.) Framed photograph of a group of Tallahassee citizens assembled on the porch of Mrs. B. C. Lewis for the Lewis family reunion. Pictured are Hale T. Blocker, George W. Betton, Mrs. Reinette J. Gamble, Mrs. Sarah L. Lewis, Mrs. M. L. Demilly and others.

2.) Housed in an open frame, a handwritten booklet containing a collection of biographies and signatures of Tallahassee citizens, many of whom attended the Lewis family reunion.

3.) Also housed in the same frame with item 2, typed transcript from "The Floridian" 1896, describing the reunion.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in April 7, 1896

Lewis M. Killian Papers

Identifier: MSS 2015-006
Scope and Contents

Publications, typescripts, speeches, and correspondence documenting the academic career of Lewis M. Killian, professor of sociology at Florida State University (1952-1968) and University of Massachussetts at Amherst (1969-1985), especially concerning his research in disaster study and race relations in the United States.

Online Copies Available

Select materials from the Lewis M. Killian Papers have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: Created: 1941-2011; Other: Date acquired: 03/02/2015

Lewis S. Moore Collection

Identifier: MSS 0-185

Magazines, newspapers, clippings, articles, pamphlets, correspondence, maps and related papers.

Dates: Created: 1862-1931

Lieutenant Benson's Survey- Lake Okechobee and rivers and lakes north of it

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 0-19
Scope and Contents Photostatic copy of an eight-page manuscript report of a survey made by Lieutenant H. Benson, 2nd Artillery, Ft, Myers, Lee County, Florida, dated June 7, 1855 to Col. H. Brown, Commanding Officer of the troops on the Caloosahatchee, Florida. Places mentioned in the report as having been surveyed are: Fort Center (which he left on April 12, 1855 with a detachment compsed pf one officer, two non-commissioned officers and twelve privates), Fish-eating creek, Lake Okeechobee, Kissimmee River, Fort Rasinger, Fort Ressinner, Lake Kissimmee, Straits connecting lakes, Lake Cypress, Fort Gardner, Lake Gentry, Lake Thopkaliga, Fort McRae and Fort Deynaud. Lieutenant Benson's...
Dates: Created: June 7, 1855; Other: Date acquired: 04/22/1954

Lieutenant Wheelock military application

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-260
Scope and Contents

This item is a manuscript application by T. B. Wheelock, 1st Lieutenant, Dragoons, Black Creek, Clay County, East Florida dated June 4, 1836, to the Hon. Lewis Cap, Secretary of War, Washington, D.C., in which he states that he has heard that a new Regiment of Dragoons is being formed, and "I beg leave to request to be considered a candidate for a captaincy." This application pertains to the Seminole War in Florida. The reverse side is stamped "Steam-Boat" and is post-marked Charleston, S.C., indicating that it was taken on board a river boat and transported to Charleston to connect with regular mail.

Dates: Other: June 4, 1836; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1952

Lilia C. Winthrop Business Ledger

 Collection — Container: MSS 2003-015 - Business Ledger
Identifier: MSS 2003-015

Business ledger book of Mrs. Lilia C. Winthrop

Dates: Created: 1884-1898

Lillian Smith One Hour manuscript and galleys

 Collection — Box: 322
Identifier: MSS 0-347
Scope and Contents

Manuscript and galleys with handwritten edits of One Hour by Lillian Smith, 1959. Included with manuscript is a letter from the author dated 12/1/1959 donating the materials and a letter from Louise Richardson dated 12/17/1959 thanking Ms. Smith.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 12/06/1960

Lima Colonial Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 0-202
Scope and Contents

Four printed and manuscript documents from colonial Peru, documenting financial transactions and an excommunication in Lima.

Content is in Spanish, and English translations are available for Items 1, 2, and 3.

This collection was formerly titled "Peruvian Manuscripts."

Dates: Created: 1688, 1698; Other: Date acquired: 02/05/1957

Lois Lenski Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 87-14
Scope and Contents The collection consists of recordings, memorabilia, manuscripts, drawings, cards, writings, speeches, interviews, and correspondence of Lois Lenski, author and illustrator of children's literature. The collection is primarily in English, but there is a German translation of the manuscript for Judy's Journey, entitled, Judy's Wanderschaft. Included in this collection are the complete typed manuscript of Strawberry Girl, a part of the handwritten manuscript along with the first typescript, background material, original drawings, galley proofs and scrapbooks of fan...
Dates: Created: 1939-1971; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/1992

Loren E. Jackson manuscript

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box 15 (00.0433-00.0462), Folder: 00.0449-Folder
Identifier: 00.0449
Scope and Contents

The Loren E. Jackson manuscript "Epilogue to a War Story" documents Lieutenant Colonel Loren E. Jackson's experience as a prisoner of war when he was shot down during D-Day from his B-17 that he piloted with the 385th Bomb Group during World War II. His manuscript details his encounter with the German Gerhard Graf von Schwerin who he met in the 1960s after not seeing him since he was interrogated by him. Jackson recounts the conversation he had with General and touches on multiple subjects, such as German memory of war, behaviors of the Germans, morale, and the surrendering of Germany.

Dates: Created: 1944-1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/31/2000

Louise Lee Floethe typescript

 Collection — Box: 310
Identifier: MSS 0-323
Scope and Contents

Typescript of The fisherman and his boat.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1961; Other: Date acquired: 09/25/1961

Louise Richardson collection

Identifier: MSS 97-4
Scope and Contents Books, survey, correspondence, papers, and related materials. This collection concerns the library career of Louise Richardson, Florida State College for Women Library Director and later Special Collections Director when it became Florida State University. There is a cost accounting survey of the catalog department at FSCW, a file on the Florida Library Association, and correspondence between Louise Richardson  and President Doak S. Campbell, dated August 11, 1953, regarding inventory of the library collection. Also included are various papers about the history of the library at FSCW, and rare book materials at the University of California. Of note in the collection is a book entitled,...
Dates: Created: 1920-1964

Louise Richardson family letters

 Collection — Container: 1453
Identifier: MSS 0-169
Dates: Created: 1846-1878

Louise Richardson Night Before Christmas Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 12-24
Scope and Contents

Includes periodicals, articles, musical works, greeting cards, and artifacts related to Clement C. Moore's poem "A Visit From St. Nicholas" (frequently published as "The Night Before Christmas"). Content includes full or partial reproductions of the poem, parodies, histories, and commentaries, as well as adaptations of the poem to advertisements and popular music.

Dates: Created: 1861-1995

Louise Richardson - Scholarship Fund

 Collection — Container: 1453
Identifier: MSS 92-14
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence and documents related to the Louise Richardson Loan Fund Scholarship at Florida State University.

Dates: Created: 1949-1975

Love-Scarborough Papers

 Collection — Box: 514
Identifier: MSS 1964-179
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of certificates of purchases of land, a certificate commissioning Scarborough as Captain of a volunteer infantry company, land deeds, Territorial Florida manuscripts, a picture of Mrs. M.L. Scarborough, newspapers and clippings, personal letters, reports of blankets, provisions, and clothing required by Floridians in prison at Fort Delaware, promissory notes, receipts, invoices, and a typed copy of "Express-Supplement", a letter to an unknown newspaper editor by William T. Gregory in 1860, pertaining to the proposed secession from the Union by Florida and other states.

Also known as MSS 0-179

Dates: Created: 1835-1936; Other: Date acquired: 05/25/1959

Lucyle Werkmeister Collection

Identifier: MSS 2000-06
Scope and Contents

Literary publications, miniatures, newspapers.

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 acquired: 01/01/2000

Lula Elnora Alice Hamilton DeGraff Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 86-15
Scope and Contents This collection contains various materials related to Lula Elnora Alice Hamilton DeGraff. Included is a photographs of Lula E. A. H. DeGraff, her marriage certificate to Mark DeGraff, and a duplicate of her family record. There is a M. A. Certificate for Lula Hamilton DeGraff, dated July 18, 1924. There is a University of Iowa Certificate stating that she has completed requirements of course in Public School Music at the New School of Methods, dated July 3, 1914. A Certificate of Lula Hamilton from Kirksville Public School, Kirksville, Missouri, states that she has completed the Grammar Department there, and is dated April 18, 1907. There are certificates from Leschetizky School of Music...
Dates: Created: 1907-1924

M.A. Cawthon Store advertisements

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 0-50
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two printed advertisement cards of M. A. Cawthon, General Merchandise Store, and they show no date but give information evidencing that one is older than the other. One of the cards was printed with the name "M. A. Cawthon, Lake De Funiak, - Florida" with "de Funiak Springs" stamped over the original name. This card was in use between 1881 and 1883. The other card was printed with the name "M. A. Cawthon & Son, de Funiak Springs, Florida." This card was in use in 1883 and after. Both cards are unique in format and wording.

Dates: Created: 1881-1883; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1967

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