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This collection consists of two 1942 war ration books, issued by the United States of America, and belonging to Ms. Frances F. Haynes. A physical description of Haynes is recorded as identification.
This letter was written by Francis Eppes to Reverend John Woart of Swedesboro, New Jersey. The letter, dated July 25, 1838, is an invitation to take charge of St. John's Episcopal Church in Tallahassee, Florida. A transcription of the letter is included with the original MSS.
This collection consists of a diary of G. Frank Hatheway regarding his life and work, as well as examples of poetry, and a funeral announcement for his daughter, Julia. A scrapbook kept by Hatheway (originally MSS 0-138) is also part of the collection. The scrapbook contains a collection of poetry, clippings of historical interest, old prints, and pictures. The poetry is a mix of poetry Hatheway copied and original compisitions. A page of music in manuscript form, The Indian Maid, may be an original composition as well.
Manuscript leaf from Frank Norris's McTeague, Argonaut Manuscript Edition of the Works of Frank Norris, page 176.
Lectures, articles, anthologies, monographs, reports, and other publications created by Frank Sherwood as Professor of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University.
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.
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.
This collection consists of business papers of the Florida State University Credit Union, dating 1954 to 1972. Included are audits, meeting minutes, annual reports, documents regarding the Board of Directors, the constitution and by-laws, budget materials, correspondence, financial and statistical reports, membership data, pensions, and other related materials.
Materials collected by Florida State University Libraries, documenting people, places, and other subjects related to the state of Florida, including publications, newsclippings, and ephemera.
Online Copies Available
Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.
Biographical information, extracts from the journal of Major Robert Gamble, plantation record book, and "Gambles Hill: a Rebirth of and Elegant Richmond" by Vera Palmer.
Online Copies Available
Select materials from the Gamble Family Papers have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.
Vellum certificate from the General Land Office of the United States for the sale of approximately 80 acres of public land in Tallahassee to Robert Jameson, on March 15, 1826. Signatories include U.S. President John Quincy Adams and Commissioner of the General Land Office George A. Graham.
This collection consists of a military order of surrender by General Robert E. Lee, and his address to the 10th Army at Appomattox Court House. The manuscript copy of General Lee's orders number 9 to his "Armys" on surrendering in Virginia dated "Hdqrs. A.N.V., 10th Apri. 1865" begins with these comforting statements: "After four years ardous service marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude...," and contains great praise for "the brave survivors of the many hard fought battles ... who have remained steadfast to the last task ..." These items are copies of original manuscripts. Also includes MSS 0-164.
Collection contains 5 manuscripts from Dr. Lensen written between 1959 and 1967. All deal with Dr. Lensen's area of study in Japanese and Russian history and relations.
Bibliographies, correspondence, research notes, clippings, manuscripts, and publications documenting Dr. George Fraser Black's research on Scottish history and genealogy, witchcraft, and other subjects.
The papers of George Harper include articles, catalogs, correspondence, manuscripts, College English Association conference programs, and publications. The majority of the papers, and escpecially the correspondence, cover a large period of time from the 1870s to the late 1960s. The 38 books donated by George Harper with this collection have been cataloged and information about them may be accessed through the Florida State University Libraries online catalog.
This collection consists of four letters, in manuscript, dated 1901, to George P. Winship of Providence, Rhode Island, or with reference to his works, from The Nation, New York, The Macillan Company, New York, The American Historical Review, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles, London England.
This collection consists of a broadside regarding the secession of Florida from the Union and a duplicate of that broadside. The broadside was issued by George T. Ward before the State Convention at Montgomery, Alabama in January 1861. It is addressed "To the People of Leon County," and begins "My name has been suggested as a candidate for the State Convention, from your county..."
Also known as MSS 0-256.
This collection of 39 letters were written by Parkhill to his wife, Elizabeth (Bellamy) Parkhill, from various infantry camps and campsites from September 30, 1861 to June 25, 1862. The letters express his concern for the welfare of his little family, the best location for their safety should the fighting get too close, and his personal feelings toward his wife and babies. He also included his opinions about the war and some information about his company's activities.
Includes MSS 89-12.
The collection includes correspondence, deeds, accounting records, bills and debt letters, contracts, invoices, shipping records, and various ledgers. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, 1890-1920, concerning orders of lumber to be shipped, shipping status, and payments. A large portion of the collection is comprised of shipping records, 1904-1919, contained in 12 boxes. It also contains 115 bound volumes including various ledgers, letter books, cash books, sales records, log books, shipping records, cash reports, and accounting journals.
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.