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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 portion...
Dates: 1861-1970

Beverly Jean Fogarty Smith Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2008-001
Scope and Contents Personal items of Florida State College for Women/Florida State University student Beverly Jean Fogarty Smith (formerly Beverly Jean Fogarty) (BA, Education, 1950). Items include freshman papers, programs, personal photographs, and assorted ephemera and memorabilia. She is the sister of Marjorie Fogarty Lee (Accession No. HP-2007-014). (See box list.)

Online Copies Available Select materials from this Collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.
Dates: Created: 1946-1952; Other: Majority of material found in 1946-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/15/2008

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

College of Business Records

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

Don Veller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2006-020
Abstract Autographs, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, poems, portraits, programs, reports, resumes, and memorabilia documenting the personal and professional life of  Dr. Don Veller, longtime Golf and Football Coach for Florida State University.
Dates: Created: 1948-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1993-2003

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

    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

    Florida Peace Officers School Collection

     Collection — Box: 1813
    Identifier: MSS 2006-006
    Scope and Contents The Florida Peace Officers School Collection documents a law enforcement instructional program held at Camp Foster in 1934. It contains addresses delivered by State Attorney and Manatee County local historian Dewey Dye, Vernon Hawthorne, State Attorney of the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida; Fred H. Davis, Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court, and Cary D. Landis, Florida Attorney General, on such topics as the cost of crime, martial law, crime detection, and the powers and duties of peace officers under Florida law; an example of a felony report used for training purposes, and a reprint of an article about the work of state police. The collection is significant to researchers...
    Dates: Created: 1934

    George Harper Papers

     Collection — Box: 1414
    Identifier: MSS 1991-003
    Scope and Contents 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.
    Dates: Created: 1872-1980

    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

    Guyte P. McCord, Sr. Collection

     Collection — Box: 363
    Identifier: MSS 1970-181
    Scope and Contents 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.
    Dates: Created: 1885-1961

    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

    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 Lou Norwood Collection

     Collection
    Identifier: HP 2007-076
    Scope and Contents The collection contains memorabilia and ephemera, including a scrapbook and photo album, related to FSCW.

    Online Copies Available Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.
    Dates: Created: 1941-2007

    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

    Radio Scripts

     Collection
    Identifier: MSS 76-23
    Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of pre-television radio scripts. The war programs are particularly significant in any study of propaganda and give an aspect in the study of broadcasting of this period. The majority of the scripts are from the Writer's War Board, but there are also others by Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, Broadcast Music Inc., R C A Victor Records, Thesarus Program Continuity Service, and an episode of Mr. Sycamore, a 30 minute radio comedy-drama produced during the 1940s. There are also program brochures prepared by the Educational Department of the Mutual Broadcasting System about programs for young people and public interest programs. Also included in the...
    Dates: Created: 1942-1955

    Roscoe Ralph Oglesby Collection

     Collection — Box: 1449
    Identifier: MSS 1996-014
    Scope and Contents The Roscoe Ralph Oglesby Collection is comprised of personal correspondence and memorabilia. The correspondence, dated November 26, 1928 to May 17, 1934, includes letters from Harrel N. Tague and representatives of the YMCA as well as a letter from Governor George C. Perry of Virginia (18 items). The memorabilia, dated 1929 to 1945, includes programs from various stage productions and YMCA functions and a signed appointment from Governor Perry (44 items).
    Dates: Created: 1924-1945

    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

    Stetson Kennedy collection

     Collection — Box: 1818
    Identifier: MSS 2008-031
    Abstract Articles, correspondence, memorabilia, newsclippings, and other materials related to Stetson Kennedy's professional career.
    Dates: Created: 1940-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1992-2002; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2001

    Tallahassee Genealogical Society, Inc. Records

     Collection
    Identifier: MSS 2010-001
    Abstract This collection contains business records, publications, correspondence and manuscripts created and maintained by the Tallahassee Genealogical Society (TGS). The format of the records are in paper, book and digital format.
    Dates: Created: 1981

    Tallahassee Literary Club Records

     Collection
    Identifier: MSS 1989-006
    Scope and Contents Papers include programs of the Tallahassee Literary Club, a typed study of these programs, the constitution and by-laws of the club, minutes of meetings, book reviews, correspondence, and historical papers dealing with the founding and organization of the club.
    Dates: Created: 1899-2014; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/1989

    Watkins Family Papers

     Collection
    Identifier: MSS 1956-058
    Abstract The Watkins Family Papers contain personal letters, business records, bible correspondence course materials, legal documents, memorabilia, and newsclippings.
    Dates: Created: 1877-1931