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Thirty-three clay pottery fragments comprising thirty-two texts in Greek and Latin documenting the activities of a Roman Army unit stationed near Edfu, Egypt.
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Digital images and item-level description of the Greek and Latin Ostraka can be found in the FSU Digital Library.
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.
Commercial items based on works by Beatrix Potter, including Peter Rabbit.
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.
Photostat of a letter by H. Bradford dated March 20, 1864 to "Sister Mary," that was written at Johnsons Island and refers to the battle of Olustee.
The second item is a document dated May 1862 by Lt. F.L. Villepigue, Recruiting Officer, certifying that Jesse T. Bernard "has enlisted in Captain R.H. Gamble's Light Artillery Company for the war, and is ordered to report at camp on the 6th day of May 1862."
Also known as MSS 0-26.
Scrapbooks compiled by Dr. Hale Smith's mother, Nina Hale Smith, documenting her travels in Europe in 1935 and on the West Coast of the United States in 1965. On both trips, Nina Hale Smith was accompanied by Grace Uptegraff, who died in 1966.
The Haller Diaries consist of personal entries of both Morris and Verona Haller, who write about their daily activities from 1959 through 1971 in both Ohio and Tallahassee, Florida. The diaries contain some enclosures of letters, poems, clippings, and registers of letters written by the Hallers. Also known as MSS 1-01.
This collection consists of an advance set of unbound sheets, including dust jacket, of Yesterday's Tallahassee, by Hampton Dunn. They are accompanied by a letter from Ernest A. Seeman, President of E. A. Seemann Publishing, Inc., of Miami, Florida, to Malcolm B. Johnson, Editor of the Tallahassee Democrat.
Photocopies of pages from letterbook containing correspondence, mostly from Hardy B. Croom to his brother Bryan Croom. There is also correspondence from Hardy B. Croom to his wife, Frances, to Seth P. Lewis, Thomas Baltrell, Dr. John Torrey, John B. Carrol, Henry Gaskins, and Samuel C. Bellamy. The letters were written from Newboern and Ruston, N.C., New Orleans, La., Baltimore, Md., Philadelphia, Pa., New York, Tallahassee, Fl., Charleston, S.C., and Augusta, Ga.
Materials about circuses, circus performers, and circus industry from all over the world, mainly North and South America and Europe. Includes photographs, books, posters, flyers, pamphlets, circus programs, and related materials dating primarily from the 1940s-1990s..
Three typrescript drafts of books by H. Whittington: 'Trouble Rides Tall' (1958), 'Play for Keeps' (1957), and 'Strangers on Friday' (1959).
Manuscript of John and William Bartram's America. Also portfolio of photostats used for research while writing the book. Helen Cruickshank edited and wrote the introduction for the book's 1957 edition.
Scrap album pages containing newspaper and magazine clippings, original sketches and art, cyanotype photograph prints, correspondence, short essays, and other printed matter related to Henry C. Bunner, Puck magazine, and other topics.
This item is a holograph letter of Henry Oxdel, of St. Augustine, Florida, to Hugh White, Esq., of Cohores, Albany County, New York. The letter indicates that Oxdel was handling Florida real estate matters for White, and that they might have been old friends. Oxdel informs White of a shortage of orange seeds and asked, "Can you contrive to send me all your spare orange seeds. There is quite a race & rage to get orange seeds here..." Names mentioned in the letter were, G. L. Phillips, Esq., P. S. Smith, Esq. "who is considered here the best counsellor in such matters," and T. Brown.
This collection contains a holograph letter from Henry Simpson to George Bancroft, dated December 21, 1849, and is accompanied by a typed transcription. Also in the collection is a handwritten note from Winston Churchill of the University Club, to W. H. Lowdenmilk and Company, dated May 1, 1919. Another handwritten note is from J. Sparks to "Dear P." concerning the return of "Mr. Cooledge" from Europe. As well, there is a handwritten statement in Latin.
This collection is comprised of materials related to the works of Herbert Spencer Zim. Books covered include Armored animals; Botany; Commercial fishing; Crabs; Golden hamsters; Hoists, cranes and derricks; Israel and the Holy Land; North American Indian arts; Sea stars and their kin; Telephone systems; What's inside of me; What's inside of plants; and Your heart and how it works. Other persons or subjects significant to the collection include: Rene Martin, Herschel Wartik, Alexander Drozynski, Andre Hunter Whiteford, and basketry.
Collection includes MSS 78-51
The Leon County Commissioners passed a resolution in 1958 to see what could be done to restore historic homes and buildings in Tallahassee, Florida. Governor Millard Caldwell served as Chairman of the Historic Homes Preservation Committee.
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.
Letterbook includes correspondence with Hodgkiss, Scott, and Company clients. Nature of company and location cannot be determined.
The records of the In-As-Much Circle of the Florida Branch of the International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons, Inc. Includes the original charter for the Silver Cross Hospital, as well as the printed constitution adopted by the convention of 1902; By-laws of the International Order of the Florida Branch of the King's Daughters and Sons; records and papers of the president, treasurer, and secretary; tributes and records of the New York City Order; records of the Treasurer; and photocopies of "Miss Blake's Sanitarium Rules."
Includes materials previously described as MSS 0-145.
Field notes, illustrations, correspondence, publications, photographs, news clippings, and printing plates documenting the research and scholarship of Ina VanStan (1901-1989), FSU Professor of Clothing and Textiles.
Undated manuscript document in French which is a report by Captain Plapin of Marseille, France, who was captain of a freighter plying between the Isle de France and India, in which he gives considerable details of an incident which occurred while on a voyage.
Also known as MSS 0-147.