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Allen Morris Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1966-187
Scope and Contents The Allen Morris Papers consist of personal and professional records and research materials accumulated by Mr. Morris over a period of about forty-one years. The papers consist of correspondence; biographical sketches of Florida officials and other famous Floridians; photographs, programs, and other materials related to the Allen Morris Legislative Awards; historical data concerning place names, historical houses, rivers and river boats. Also included is a complete file of "Cracker Politics," the column that Allen Morris was responsible for writing for so many years, as well as notes and materials compiled and used in the creation of the Florida Handbook. A large...
Dates: 1861-1970

American Association of University Women (Tallahassee Chapter) Records

 Collection — Box: 565A-568A
Identifier: MSS 1990-024
Abstract

Annual reports, committee files, correspondence, membership files, president's files, scrapbooks, photographs, yearbooks, and memorabilia.

Dates: Created: 1923-1972

Anna Forbes Liddell Papers

 Collection — Box: 1820
Identifier: MSS 2006-016
Abstract

The Anna Forbes Liddell Papers consists of personal and professional papers collected throughout her life and includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, research notes, articles, lecture notes, student papers, biographical information, photographs, and poetry.

Dates: Created: 1902-1961; Other: Majority of material found in 1930-1961

Autographed pamphlet with photograph of front and back of Stradivarius violin, signed by Rubinoff

 Collection — Container: Autograph Box 4
Identifier: MSS 1990-037
Scope and Contents

Autographed pamphlet in the shape of his Stradivarius violin, signed by Rubinoff, noted violinist, and inscribed to Dr. Campbell. The front and back covers have photographs of Rubinoff's violin. There are four leaves including the covers, and there is text and a photo of Rubinoff playing his violin in addition to the signature and inscription.

Dates: Created: undated

Blue Ridge Institute for Southern Community Service Executives Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1976-019
Abstract

This collection includes the proceedings of the annual Blue Ridge Institute, presentations that were not part of the proceedings but were presented at the Institute, programs, invitations, invitation lists, correspondence, background material, photographs and various related materials, including audio tapes and video tapes.

Dates: Created: 1927-2006

Catherine Fitzgerald Parramore gift

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-200
Scope and Contents

Collection includes letters with holograph poems, one of which was by Ernest Dowson. Newspaper clippings, newsletters and two pictures - one of Governor John W. Martin and one of Major John W. Tench.

Dates: Created: 1835-1933; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1969

Cinema Corporation of America Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2004-008
Abstract

The Cinema Corporation of America Collection documents the history of this film distribution company, and American producer and director Cecil B. DeMille's role in its founding.

Dates: Created: 1925-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1932

College of Business Records

 Collection — Box: 10
Identifier: HPUA 2014-089
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 02/18/2010

Edward M. Tidball Civil War Papers

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 1965-245
Scope and Contents Photocopies of the papers of Edward M. Tidball include letters sent to him from the U.S. Navy Dept., Bureau of Ordnance & Hydrography, Washington, D.C. granting leaves of absence as a clerk in August 1859 & July 1860; a letter accepting his resignation March 6, 1861; letters from S.R. Mallory, Secretary of the Confederate Navy, appointing him as Chief Clerk March 13, 1861 &  April 30, 1862; receipt from Tidball for sale of his property March 15, 1865; the U.S. Presidential Proclamation of Amnesty & Pardon, May 29, 1865; a letter of August 29, 1865 from U.S. President Andrew Johnson granting Tidball full pardon for having taken part in the rebellion against the U.S.; and a...
Dates: Created: 1859-1865

Elizabeth Byrd Taylor Scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HP 2007-098
Scope and Contents

The Elizabeth Byrd Taylor Scrapbook consists of photographs and ephemeral items related to her years as a Florida State College for Women student from 1922 to 1926.



Online Copies Available

  • The entire scrapbook is digitized and viewable here: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_HUA2007098
  • Select individual objects from the scrapbook were digitized separately and viewable here: https://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/islandora/object/fsu:fscwebtaylorscrap
  • Dates: Created: circa 1922-1926

    Erasmus H. Tomlinson Papers

     Collection — Multiple Containers
    Identifier: MSS 2008-001
    Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials of the E.H. Tomlinson and Son Real Estate Company from 1893-1958. The series include client records, correspondence, day books, maps, blueprints, and scrapbooks. Contained in these series are family correspondence, financial records, legal documents, deeds, contracts, reports, photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, and pamphlets. The collection documents the activities of the E.H. Tomlinson and Son Real Estate Company during the last decade of the Nineteenth Century and the first half of the Twentieth Century. The collection contains considerable business and family correspondence that gives a first hand account of Florida real estate...
    Dates: Created: 1893-1958; Other: Majority of material found in 1906-1944

    Evelyn Whitfield Henry Scrapbooks

     Collection — Container: Scrapbooks 1 and 2
    Identifier: MSS 1986-012
    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of two scrapbooks covering Tallahassee and Florida history for over a century, 1861-1961. The first scrapbook, "Chronology of Tallahassee and Florida History," consists of newspaper clippings and original documents including an aerial photograph of the Florida Capitol, the by-laws of the United Confederate Veterans, photographs of St. Johns Episcopal Church, and a pen and ink drawing of Wakulla Springs. The second scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and original documents such as inaugural programs. This second scrapbook deals with Florida governors, U.S. Presidents, and local Tallahassee history.

    Dates: Created: 1861-1961

    Faber's Cedar Mill Collection

     Collection — Box: 146
    Identifier: MSS 1964-103
    Scope and Contents

    Collection consists of two newspapers and three photos concerning the Faber's Cedar Mill at Cedar Key, FL. The issue of the New Orleans Journal of Commerce, January 29, 1887 and the issue of the Cedar Key Commercial, June 14, 1890, both contain articles relating to the Faber interests in Cedar Key and other industries along the Florida coast. Two pictures of Faber's Cedar Mill and one picture taken January 29, 1896.

    Also known as MSS 0-103.

    Dates: Created: 1887-1896; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/1956

    Fallschase Development Reference Files

     Collection
    Identifier: MSS 2009-006
    Scope and Contents

    The Fallschase Development Reference Files includes newspaper articles which documented the Fallschase development process; agreements and other legal materials; minutes from public meetings held in 2005 and 2006; Fallschase development proposals, maps/surveys of the land of the proposed Fallschase community; memorandums to and from the Board of County Commissions; correspondence to and from Robert Rackleff and other Leon County commissioners.

    Dates: Created: 1974-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 2004-2007

    Florida State University Southern Business History Center Records

     Collection
    Identifier: MSS 2008-016
    Scope and Contents

    The Florida State University Southern Business History Center Records include, correspondence to and from the center, including memos, form letters, responses, questionnaire, annual reports, photographs and publications; and oral interviews recorded in May and June, 1954 and August 1956 on 1/4 inch audio tape reels. They also include a group of historical records of the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company at Cedar Key, Florida.

    Dates: Created: 1855-1956; Created: Majority of material found in 1940-1956

    Francois Bucher Papers

     Collection — Multiple Containers
    Identifier: MSS 2015-010
    Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers of Francois Bucher (1927-1999), professor of Art History (1978-1996), including correspondence, instructional materials, artwork, research materials, and scholarly works. Significant correspondents include William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Paul Sharits, and Kurt Vonnegut. The collection includes works by Sinclair Beiles, Bucher and Burroughs. Subjects include Bucher's academic career at University of Minnesota, Yale University, Brown University, State University of New York-Binghamton, and Florida State University; Junction B and the Nautilus Foundation in Lloyd, Florida; and Bucher's novel Ein Strahlendes End (...
    Dates: Created: 1300, 1565, 1880-1996; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014

    Gloria Jahoda Papers

     Collection
    Identifier: MSS 0-332
    Scope and Contents

    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.

    Dates: Created: 1864-1980; Created: Majority of material found in 1958-1980; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/1968

    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

    John MacKay Shaw Collection

     Collection — Multiple Containers
    Identifier: MSS 2008-006
    Abstract

    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: Created: 1737-2007

    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: Created: 1963; Other: Date acquired: 11/21/1963

    Laurence Campbell Papers

     Collection — Multiple Containers
    Identifier: MSS 1976-014
    Abstract

    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

    Mary Simpson Yarbrough Collection

     Collection — Box: 1809
    Identifier: MSS 2005-007
    Scope and Contents

    This collection is significant to researchers studying the history of Leon County, the history of the Florida State College for Women, and women's colleges because it documents the academic activities of Mary Simpson Yarbrough, who attended Florida State College for Women during the 1920s.

    Dates: Created: 1926-1927

    May Ryburn Papers

     Collection — Multiple Containers
    Identifier: MSS 2006-001
    Abstract

    The May Ryburn Papers contain a variety of materials related to Ryburn's personal and professional life. Ryburn lived in both Chicago and Miami and worked as a journalist and English teacher. Included are her personal and travel journals, correspondence, materials used in her teaching career, photographs, published works, and genealogy information and records. The collection contains letters to Ryburn from Eleanor Roosevelt and Florida Governor Leroy Collins.

    Dates: Created: 1880-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-2003

    Mode L. Stone Collection

     Collection
    Identifier: HP 2011-018
    Scope and Contents

    Items belonging to FSU professor (1946-1973) and Dean of Education (1956-1967).  Items include correspondence, programs, booklets, photographs, slides and personal papers.

    Dates: Created: 1940-1978; Other: Date acquired: 05/24/2011

    Rabindranath Tagore Collection

     Collection — Box: OSBox1
    Identifier: MSS 1982-006
    Abstract

    The collection contains correspondence between Rabindranath Tagore and Dr. Arthur and Mayce Seymour, as well as other friends and family. Also included in the collection are biographical materials related to Tagore's life in both India and the United States. Tagore's writings are included in the collection with works of literary criticism and analysis of his writing. The collection also contains artwork by the Tagores and photographs.

    Dates: Created: ca. 1900-1965; Other: Majority of material found in ca. 1910-1940

    Red Hills of Florida Collection

     Collection — Container: OS Box 1
    Identifier: MSS 1994-002
    Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the background files, notes, correspondence, permission, maps, manuscripts, and other materials that were collected or created by Clifton Paisley during the writing of his work, Red Hills of Florida. Included among these items are biographical sources, census data, maps and surveys of the Red Hills region, letters to and from local organizations and persons, newspapers, and interviews. The majority of the collection consists of those materials which actually played a part in the publication of the book. These items include notes, manuscripts, galley proofs, camera ready copies, and photographs mainly dating from the 1970s...
    Dates: Created: 1820-1994

    Richard N. Mariscal Photographs

     Collection — Container: slides boxes (unprocessed)
    Identifier: MSS 2015-014
    Scope and Contents

    Film slides and photographic prints documenting the photography of Dr. Richard N. Mariscal.  Subjects include marine and terrestrial flora and fauna, in locations including the American Pacific coast; the South Pacific Islands; the Atlantic Ocean; the Caribbean Sea; the Gulf of Mexico; and the American Southwest.

    Includes original images used in the textbook Introduction to Marine Biology by George Kareleskint.

    Access Restrictions: 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: Created: 1960-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1969; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/2015

    Robert E. Hancock Jr. Antarctic Collection

     Collection — Multiple Containers
    Identifier: MSS 1976-022
    Abstract

    The Hancock Antarctic Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, books, pamphlets, film reels, and memorabilia collected by Robert E. Hancock, Jr. during and after his stay in the Antarctic. The collection gives some insight into the problems of supply, storage, food, housing, and entertainment required for work in such a remote environment.

    Dates: Created: 1907-1976; Other: Majority of material found in 1956-1958

    Robert Martinez Photograph

     Collection — Box: 1208
    Identifier: MSS 1996-002
    Scope and Contents

    Color Photograph of Governor Bob Martinez, with his wife and dog. Probably taken in Governor's Mansion, Tallahassee. With envelope, marked "Mr. Charles E. Miller."

    Dates: Created: circa 1987

    Ruby Diamond Family Papers

     Collection — Box: Folder3
    Identifier: MSS 2007-037
    Abstract

    Correspondence, genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to Ruby Diamond and the related Hirschberg and Williams families.

    Dates: Created: 1860-1994