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Isle de France (Mauritius) Voyage Report

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1964-147
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: circa 1750; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1956

Itinerant Ministry Journal and Ledger

 Collection — Container: Item 1
Identifier: MSS 2015-015
Scope and Contents Leatherbound notebook containing the manuscript diary and cash accounts ledger of an unnamed itinerant Baptist minister, active in the American Southeast. Diary entries describe visits to locations in Florida, including Crawfordville, Flat Creek, Sopchoppy, and Tallahassee; and in Alabama, including Decatur and Gadsen. Official activities described include delivering sermons on scripture and Biblical figures; officiating wedding ceremonies; and conducting Sunday school classes. Personal activities described include visits with congregation members, farming duties, and traveling among different congregations. Online Copy Available ...
Dates: Created: 1871, 1874; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2015

J. Frank Dame, Guidance and Business Education manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-320
Scope and Contents

Galley proofs of Guidance and Business Education / John F. Dame and Albert R. Brinkman, 2nd edition. Published: Cincinnati: South-Western Pub. Co., 1954.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1954

J. L. and G. L. Smith Court Docket Book

 Collection — Container: Wrapped Volume: Shares space with other collections
Identifier: MSS 2011-0519c
Scope and Contents

Part of Southern Business History Center

Dates: Created: 1876-1883

J. R. Clancy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2010-002
Scope and Contents

Architectural and engineering drawings related to construction and renovation projects managed by the J.R. Clancy stage rigging firm (1885-present), including theatrical designs, drawings for standard parts, wiring diagrams, and standard assemblies for stage rigging systems.



Online Copies Available

Select drawings from the J.R. Clancy Collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: Created: 1911-1999; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2010

J. S. Lester Plantation Papers

 Collection — Box: 516
Identifier: MSS 1965-167
Scope and Contents

The J.S. Lester Plantation Papers include an 1895 doctor's bill, a transmittal letter, and a 4-page list of receipts (1868) for money received by fourteen ex-slaves; the plantation was located in Leon County, Fla. Also known as MSS 0-167.

Dates: Created: 1868-1895; Other: Date acquired: 08/31/1965

J.A. Falkner Family records

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1967-105
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of photocopies of a marriage certificate of J.A. Falkner and Jane M. Wilder, Tampa, Florida, August 7, 1858 (2 copies), and of a "Family Record" of the Falkner family showing names, place of birth, date of birth, date of marriage and date of death of 15 family members. Also known as MSS 0-105.

Dates: Created: 1831-1907; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1967

Jack Freeman Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2016-003
Scope and Contents

Large-format facsimiles of historical maps. Locations include London, England and multiple sites within Florida.

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 Unknown

James A. Taylor papers

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 80-07
Scope and Contents

Tax receipts and other business papers of James A. Taylor.

Dates: Created: 1886-1900

James Branch Cabell Collection

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1963-043
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials by and about the Virginia author, James Branch Cabell. The first item in the collection is a set of original typed (with one set of copies) letters by Cabell to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1940-1953). The copies were typed from original letters in the University of Florida Special Collections. The second item in the collection is a typed copy of a cumulative index to the Storisende Edition of Cabell's works (McBride, NY, 1930, 18v). The index was prepared by John M. Campbell, Jr. of Paris, France, and includes a notation: "No other index exists, either in individual volumes or for the works as a whole, and the information contained...
Dates: Created: 1930-1945

James Gould Cozzens Papers

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 0-80
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two letters by James Gould Cozzens to Mr. Emmett B. Peter, Jr., concerning criticisms of some of his writing, as well as a copy of one letter, undated, by Mr. Emmett B. Peter, Jr., to Cozzens, and a "draft of article of which Cozzens reffered in his letter. Not yet published (4/2/63)." The two letters written by Cozzens to Mr. Emmett B. Peter, Jr., should be most helpful to any person writing for the public.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1963; Other: Date acquired: 01/28/1964

James L. Marshall Civil War Documents

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 1964-057
Scope and Contents Two documents pertaining to Parole of Civil War Prisoner of War Suval D. Crawford, Private of the Waddells, Ala., Vols. C.S.A. One dated Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 9, A.D. 1863, filled in and signed by Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton, C.S.A., Commanding, on the 4th day of July, 1863, "do in pursuance of the terms of capitulation of the City of Vicksburg and its garrison, give this solemn parole under oath..." The document is also signed by Suval D. Crawford. The other document, dated Columbus, Georgia, May 19, 1865, Headquarters Calvary Corps, M.D.M., is a declaration by Suval D. Crawford that "I will not bear arms against the United States of America..." and...
Dates: 1863-1865

James Madison Message and Picture

 Collection — map_case: MSS 0-278
Identifier: MSS 0-278
Abstract

Dated December 7, 1813.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1813

James Nixon Civil War Letters

 Collection — Box: 153
Identifier: MSS 1965-191
Scope and Contents Photostats of Civil War letters by James M. Nixon (d. 1863), 8th Fla. Regt., (1861-1863) to his wife, Louise A. Nixon, Mt. Pleasant, Gadsden County, Florida. 1. Apalachicola, Florida. September 9, 1861 to February 24, 1862. Family letters with instructions about the farm. 6 items. 2. Camp Retrieve, Florida. December, 1861. Family letters with instructions about the farm. 3 items. 3. Camp Milton, Florida. February, 1862. Nixon was apparently with recruiting officer, Major R. "going by Marianna and will probably be home Saturday night, as he is going to make the rounds in Gadsden..." This letter also refers to the clearing of land and the planting of crops. 1 item. 4....
Dates: 1861-1863

James Patton Anderson Papers

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 1965-003
Scope and Contents Photocopies of 11 manuscripts by and pertaining to General James Patton Anderson, Monticello, Jefferson County, Florida, Anderson, dated 1862-1865. Includes documents pertaining to his appointments as Brigadier General and later Major General, documents pertaining to his pardon, and personal letters. Includes two typwritten copies of "Sketch of General Anderson's Life" written by General James Patton Anderson while at his home in Monticello, Florida, recuperating from a wound he had received on the evening of the 31st of August, 1864, while in command of his division at the battle of Jonesboro, Georgia, during the Civil War. The first ten pages of the sketch are...
Dates: Created: 1862-1865

James Phin. Willson Manuscript of Battle of Natural Bridge

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 1965-264
Scope and Contents Photographic copy of manuscript by James Phin. Willson, Druggist to K.L.A., relating to the Battle of Natural Bridge (1865). The twenty-four-page manuscript is titled, "MS. No. 9, Third Series Pages - 1007. Written 1865. To Miss Joanna D. Willson of Missouri." The following page reads: "To the special care of Miss Joanna D. Willson - the present manuscript is respectfully affectionately dedicated by her devoted brother, the author. The within contains, in addition to its personal introduction, a private, graphic description of the events...incidental to the military exploit under Brigadier Gen. William Miller, near Tallahassee, Florida, March 4th, 5th, and 6th,...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1865; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1963

James Tillinghast Archer Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-294
Scope and Contents

Photocopied and original newspaper clippings and documents regarding the Archer family. Some duplication of material between this collection and MSS 0-7.

Dates: Created: 1843-1969

James Tillinghast Archer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-7
Scope and Contents

Collection of original and photocopied documents and newsclippings pertaining to John Tillinghast Archer and his wife, Mary S. Brown Archer. Includes letter from 1860 (?) from Decatur, Illinois to "Dear Brother," Dr. Limol Fletcher from Lavinia Williams.

Dates: Created: 1850-1961; Other: Date acquired: 03/20/1968

James Tillinghast Archer Papers (additional gift)

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-8
Scope and Contents

Photocopies and original documents and newspaper clippings regarding prominent Tallahassee families such the Eppes, Archer and Ward families.

Dates: Created: 1903-1969; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1969

James Velma Keen Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1970-150
Abstract

Correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, photographs, and speeches documenting the career of attorney, Florida legislator, educator, and businessman James Velma Keen, from 1926 when he began practicing law in Sarasota, Florida, until his death in Tallahassee, Florida, in March 1963.

Dates: Created: 1922-1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1955-1967

Janet Burroway Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2003-022
Abstract

The Janet Burroway Papers contains her class materials, manuscripts of plays and short stories, book reviews, articles, student writings, and writings by others

Dates: Created: 1985-1999

Jean Giono Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-126
Scope and Contents Publications, translations, photographs, and correspondence created and collected by Katherine Allen Clarke, documenting her research on French author and poet Jean Giono, including: translations by Clarke of selected Giono works; a 120 page interview of Giono by Clarke; 3 letters by Giono to Clarke, in French; 1 telegram to "Mlle. Clarke"; a poem; 40 post cards with views of France; 67 Kodak pictures of Giono, his family, his friends and his home town of Manosque, and the wedding of Sylvie Giono and Gerard Durbet. Subjects include Haute-Provence, University at Grenoble, Rodolphe Bresdin, and Pour Saluer...
Dates: Created: 1924-1962; Other: Date acquired: 02/20/1970

Jeannette Hodges 'Back Country' manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-329
Scope and Contents

Draft Manuscript of Back Country, published New York, Pageant Press [c1958]

Dates: Created: 1958

Jerry Carter Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-46
Scope and Contents Official papers, scrapbooks, political correspondence, campaign materials, financial papers, films, tapes, books, newspaper articles, pictures, cards, poetry, maps and certificates. Materials in this collection include official papers about the Florida Public Service Commission, political correspondence and other election materials for the Democratic party, Interstate Commerce Commission finance dockets related to a variety of railroad companies, railroad correspondence, materials related to buses and taxis, papers concerning motor freight, telephones in Florida, power companies serving Florida, and Florida water, sewers, canals and waterways. Other materials include sketches...
Dates: Created: 1923-1966; Other: Date acquired: 06/30/1965

Jerry Carter Papers (Additional Gift)

 Collection — Box: 136
Identifier: MSS 0-48
Scope and Contents Official papers, scrapbooks, political correspondence, campaign materials, financial papers, films, tapes, books, newspaper articles, pictures, cards, poetry, maps and certificates. Materials in this collection include official papers about the Florida Public Service Commission, political correspondence and other election materials for the Democratic party, Interstate Commerce Commission finance dockets related to a variety of railroad companies, railroad correspondence, materials related to buses and taxis, papers concerning motor freight, telephones in Florida, power companies serving Florida, and Florida water, sewers, canals and waterways. Other materials include sketches by Carter,...
Dates: Created: 1937-1971; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1971

Jerry Carter Papers (Additional Gift 2)

 Collection — Box: 136
Identifier: MSS 75-1
Scope and Contents

Newspaper items, journal reprints

Dates: Created: 1936-1965; Created: Majority of material found in 1936, 1963, 1965; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1975

Jerry Carter Tapes

 Collection — Box: 136
Identifier: MSS 0-47
Scope and Contents

This additional gift by M. Jerry W. Carter consisting of four items was brought in by Mr. Virgil Conner in July, 1969 when he was doing research and using the Jerry Carter Papers. the films and/or tapes have been labeled and numbered as below: 1. n.d. No title but label shows "By Jerry Carter." 2. "Jerry Carter #2, Russell-Barton Prod." 11,1 - min. 3. "Tupelo Gum Honey Rum" by Jerry Carter 4. "16 MM - Sound, Jerry Carter. 9/30/58"

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1969

Jerry Stern Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2016-007
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, sketches, press clippings, posters, and other materials documenting the writing, scholarship, and personal interests of Jerry Stern.

Dates: Other: undated

Jewell Family papers

 Collection — oversize: Documents
Identifier: MSS 82-4
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries and writings about the Jewell family, as compiled by Lucy M. Johnson. Subjects and persons significant to this collection include: Lyman L. Jewell, Mary Moores Jewell, Gladys Bebe, Robert Conover, Helen Jochmauw, Clabe W. Johnson, Lucy Johnson, M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, quilts, Ashley Montague, Unitarian Fellowship of San Diego, poetry, California farms, California taxation, San Francisco, California politics, San Francisco Anti-Ferry Franchise Purchase League, Pacific Cooperative League, Berkeley Democratic Club, Oakland Cooperative Buyers Club, California elections, Margaret Harrison, Russia, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University,...
Dates: Created: 1870-1972

J.M. Williams letter

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-263
Scope and Contents

This item is a letter in manuscript by J. M. Williams of Tallahassee, Florida, dated October 18, 1846, to Messers, Hopkins & Allen of New York. The letter refers to a shortage of Sugar Kettles shipped by Blackwell & Burr and insured by Hopkins & Allen. In this letter, Williams sets forth a claim of $98.78 for a shortage of six Sugar Kettles.

Dates: October 13, 1846; Other: Date acquired: 06/05/1952

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