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Westcott Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 1990-003
Scope and Contents James Diament Westcott, Jr. correspondence. The collection includes one letter, dated November 9, 1846, to John Y. Mason, from J. D. Westcott, Jr. Mason was then serving as Secretary of the Navy. The letter is in regard to a request of an appointment for Robert J. Floyd of Florida to a pursurship in the Navy and several other concerns regarding Florida's representation in various departments of the military. On the back of the letter Mason has penned his response to the requests, which were favorable. This item was formerly catalogued as MSS 2002-6. James D. Westcott III will and account book. The collection include a typed carbon of James D. Westcott's Last Will and Testament,...
Dates: Created: 1846-1931

Weymouth Tyree Jordan Papers

 Collection — Box: 857
Identifier: MSS 79-7
Abstract This collection contains a wide variety of materials realted to Weymouth Tyree Jordan, his life and his career. Includes biographical materials, correspondence, articles, photographs, writings, research materials, announcements, books, and related materials.
Dates: Created: 1822-1970

W.F. Barr Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-14
Scope and Contents Photostat of a letter written August 21, 1861, by W.F. Barr at C.H., Culpepper, Virginia to S. Bleckley Esq. in Anderson, South Carolina. He wrote from the Confederate Hospital that he and "several others of our Regiment" were confined with measles. He gave as his location: "We are now encamped six miles north of where we were when Mr. Hammond was here at a place called Germantown..." Others mentioned in the letter were: Tom Bagwell, Jacob Maudlin, Mrs. Hubbard, B.A. McAlster, Jas. Sloan, and A.O.N. Call.
Dates: Created: 1861 August 21; Other: Majority of material found in 1861 August 21

Whitfield notebook

 Collection — Box: 516
Identifier: MSS 0-261
Scope and Contents The George Whitfield notebook contains records of transactions between 1859 and 1864 and as well as lists of slaves, tax lists, and receipts. It is revealing as to his character, general standing and financial responsibility.

Online Copy Available http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_MSS_0261_B517_F001_I001
Dates: Created: 1859-1864; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1962

William Archer Cooke Letter

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 1964-079
Scope and Contents Holograph letter dated 1876, from William Archer Cooke to Hon. S. Pasco, Hon. G.P. Roney and W.D. Bloxham. The letter relates to counting votes cast in Florida for state electors of President and Vice President. Also known as MSS 0-79.
Dates: Created: 1876

William F. Hankins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-136
Scope and Contents Biographical sketch of William Hankins; current and historical materials relating to the economic development of Florida; holograph notes; 68-page holograph looseleaf book listing names and addresses and pertinent information about sawmills in Florida; group of 61 pictures of timberlands and sawmills in South Florida, some aerial topographic; holograph and photocopies of holograph maps of 23 Florida counties consisting of 403 sheets, some colored; Edison flat discs relating to timber and lumber industry in Florida; clippings from newspapers and 'The Southern Lumber Journal' relating to forests, sawmills and equipments for sawmills in Florida; description and history of river boats in...
Dates: Created: 1923-1965; Other: Date acquired: 11/24/1969

William J. Howey Scrapbook

 Collection — Container: Wrapped Package
Identifier: MSS 1971-143
Scope and Contents The scrapbook of William J. Howey provides a clear exposition of the activities of the Republican party in Florida during 1928 when he ran for governor of the state. It contains newspaper clippings pertaining to his political opponents, economic conditions, and the development of the citrus industry in Florida.

Also known as MSS 0-143.
Dates: Created: 1928-1938; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1971

William J. McCormick Diary

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 1970-008
Scope and Contents Photocopy of the 1872 diary of Reverend William J. McCormick. The diary relates his daily activities and mentions the names of family members.

Also known as MSS 1-08 and MSS 0-285.
Dates: 1872

William P. Slusser Papers

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 1986-013
Scope and Contents Papers of William P. Slusser including receipts, payment orders, store accounts, a newspaper advertisement of public sale, and sales at auction on account.
Dates: Created: 1859-1877

William Rogers Manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1450
Identifier: MSS 96-20
Scope and Contents 'Shakespeare and English History' by William Hudson Rogers. 218 page typed manuscript in binder. A critique of Shakespeare's historical dramas of British royalty. Undated.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 08/00/1996

William S. Coker Papers

 Collection — Box: 308
Identifier: MSS 75-7
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two photocopied typescripts. The first is entitled From Loyalists to Rebels: Panton, Leslie and Company and John Forbes and Company. This paper was read at the St. Augustine meeting of the Conference Group for Social and Administrative History on "Loyalists and American Loyalism," February 7, 1975, and was to be published with other papers from that conference. The other typescript is Enterpreneures in the British and Spanish Floridas, 1775-1821. This paper was read at the second Florida American Revolution Bicentennial Commission (FARBC) meeting in Miami Beach, June...
Dates: 1973-1975; Other: Date acquired: 05/20/1975

William Thomas (W. T.) Cash Papers

 Collection — Container: briefcase
Identifier: MSS 2011-0614a
Abstract A collection of papers by William Thomas (W.T.) Cash. Notably, this collection contains the manuscript for his book Biennials. Personal business ledgers and other short manuscripts are also housed in this collection.
Dates: Created: approximately 1878-1951

William Warren Rogers and Robert David Ward Manuscript

 Collection — Box: 321
Identifier: MSS 83-5
Scope and Contents Corrected typescript draft of August Reckoning: Jack Turner and Racism in Post-Civil War Alabama by William Warren Rogers and Robert David Ward. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press. 1973.
Dates: 1973; Other: Date acquired: 07/28/1983

William Wilson letters

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 77-6
Scope and Contents Six letters written by William Wilson to his sister Lucretia Wilson Dutton (Mrs. Asa). Five of the letters are written from Tallahassee, Florida, and offer some interesting material about the area in the 1820s through early 1850s.
Dates: Created: 1827-1846

Wings of the Morning Typescript

 Collection — Box: 310
Identifier: MSS 0-322
Abstract Typescript of the memoirs of Joyce Isabella Mann of New Harmony, Indiana, authored by Mary Lou Robson Fleming.
Dates: Created: 1967; Other: Date acquired: 06/07/1968

Winthrop Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-266
Scope and Contents Business, personal, family and military papers, correspondence, orders, bills, pictures, publications, engineering diagrams and blueprints. This collection contains the business papers of John S. Winthrop and Mrs. Susan Winthrop, including correspondence, plantation records, bills, orders, mortgages, tax information and bookkeeping records. There are also personal and family papers of the Winthrop family, including pictures of persons such as Sindey Alder and members of the Winthrop family, as well as the military papers for Captain Guy L. Winthrop. The collection contains a set of eight blueprints and designs, the business papers of Francis B. Winthrop, and a map of Burrow Hill...
Dates: Created: 1592-1970; Other: Majority of material found in 1841-1941; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1969

Wood Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 1964-271
Scope and Contents Manuscript letter written Feb. 6, 1865 "On the lines near Richmond" to Mrs. M.S. Wood from her husband; written on both sides, 2 sheets are both torn into 4 pieces by wear; letter in poor condition, faded, discolored, and badly worn.

Also known as MSS 0-271.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in February 6, 1865; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1960

World War I and II Papers

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-273
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two groups of items. There are three army regulations post cards dated "Somewhere in France," which are acknowledgement of thanks from soldiers at the front, and they are addressed to Miss C. Tracey at Erie, Pennsylvania, 1918. The other part of this collection is a newspaper, The Stars and Stripes, dated Tuesday, May 8, 1945, with headlines "Nazis Quit." With the newspaper are two arm bands of the Nazi armed forces, one red and black and one black on yellow.
Dates: Created: 1918-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1918, 1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1935

Wyatt Blassingame papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-309
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the publications and works of Wyatt Blassingame. Included are: For better or worse, 1951; manuscript entitled, In another country; The golden geyser, 1961, with a section written for Reader's Digest; The golden geyser, edited typescript; Halo of spears, 1962; Live from the devil, 1959, editor's copy with layout and notes; Medical corps heroes of World War II, 1969, galley sheets; Medical corps heroes of World War II, manuscript, first draft, notebook. There are also letters in the collection about Medical Corps heroes of World War II. They are sent to Random House, to and from the editor. Some letters are from the 92nd and 93rd Division...
Dates: 1951-1969

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