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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

Fenton McArthur Prewitt Newspaper Collection

 Collection — Box: 154
Identifier: MSS 0-208
Scope and Contents Collection includes newspaper clippings from Waldo and Plant City, Florida papers.
Dates: 1895-1933; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1968

Fenton McArthur Prewitt papers

 Collection — Box: 155
Identifier: MSS 0-207
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection are related to the life and work of Fenton McArthur Prewitt. There is a fifty-page typescript entitled, "Chronological facts pertaining to the fifty years and after fifty years of the life of Fenton McArthur Prewitt, discussing his life, family genealogy, and career. There are a number of newspapers in the collection from the following cities in Florida: Tavares, Gainesville, Waldo, Starke, Jacksonville, Wauchula, Tampa, and Plant City. There are two holograph letters, dated March 14, 1897, and September 6, 1911, and one post card dated September 13, 1911. These include a clipping about yellow fever in Florida. A clipping from Gainesville's Daily Sun,...
Dates: 1895-1954; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1968

Flagler Enterprises Letters

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1964-107
Scope and Contents The two manuscript letters, dated 1893, are by George F. Miles, St. Augustine, Florida to Landford Fleming, Esq., C.M.G., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and refer to matters pertaining to Flagler enterprises. Mr. Miles at that time was general manager and director of the Florida Coast Line Canal and Transportation Company with headquarters at St. Augustine, and Mr. Fleming was a stockholder in the "Boston and Florida Land Company." In his letter of March 21, 1893, Mr. Miles expressed concern about the health of Mr. Fleming, and suggested that the delightful climate in Florida could be beneficial to him. About business matters, he wrote: "The country along our waterway is...
Dates: Created: 1893

Flagler Enterprises Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-108
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the Florida East Coast Railway and other Flagler enterprises. The papers indicate that they maintained offices in Jacksonville and St. Augustine, Florida. There are job descriptions, blueprints, plans, maps, and permission documents from various government officials to proceed with construction.There is also historical information, such as the corporate history of the Atlantic and East Coast Terminal Company. Within the documentation, there are change orders to provide separate waiting rooms for white and black customers in Jacksonville, Mayport, Orange City, East Palatka, Palm Beach, Rockledge, San Mateo, Stuart, Titusville, West Jupiter,...
Dates: Created: 1884-1917; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1972

Florida Archaeology Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1967-111
Scope and Contents The scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings, from 1928 through 1937, which are not arranged in chronological order, relating to Indian mounds and relics found in Florida. A label on the cover reads: "Archaeology, Ethnology, Indian Mounds." Also known as MSS 0-111
Dates: Created: 1928-1937; Other: Date acquired: 10/13/1967

Florida business letterhead collection

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1-09
Scope and Contents This collection contains a selection of business letters that serve as examples of early business letterheads from various places in Florida. They are quite elaborate and contain pictures, maps and extensive advertising. They are from different towns and cities in Florida and date from 1879-1896. The letters are mostly to W.D. Bloxham and W.D. Barnes, both comptrollers for the state of Florida. Barnes was comptroller from 1881-1890 and Bloxham from 1890-1897. The letters concern the following Florida towns: Elleville, Brooklyn, Jacksonville, Apalachicola, Deland, Bluff Springs, Key West, Arcadia, Bronson, Wewahitchka, Grove Park, Starke, Pensacola, Lake City, Sumterville,...
Dates: Created: 1879-1896

Florida Commission World's Fair Promotional Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2016-004
Scope and Contents Press releases, correspondence, and promotional publications issued by the Florida Commissions for the World's Fairs of 1933 (Chicago) and 1939 (New York City).
Dates: Created: 1931-1939

Florida County and City Histories

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1992-024
Scope and Contents The materials included in this collection appear to be class papers done by students at the Florida State College for Women around 1922. Among the counties covered are Alachua, Clermont Lake, Manatee, Sarasota, Sumter, Suwanee, Taylor, Walton, Jefferson, Lake, Osceola, Washington, Columbia, and Dade Counties. Among the cities covered are Miami, Jacksonville, Pensacola, Madison, Orlando, Wildwood, Live Oak, De Funiak Springs, Monticello, and West Palm Beach.
Dates: Created: 1922

Florida Diocese of the Episcopal Church

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1971-104
Scope and Contents Correspondence, financial records of Florida churches and missions, and additional enclosures.
Dates: Created: 1922-1945

Florida Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1985-019
Scope and Contents The Florida Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. collection consists of materials, dated 1954 to 1964, including correspondence, bulletins, by-laws, flyers, scrapbooks, minutes of meetings, and other records of this organization. Also included within the collection are items related to the Tallahassee Business and Professional Women's Club and the International Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs.
Dates: Created: 1954-1964

Florida Fish and Fishing Galley Proof and Manuscript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-325
Scope and Contents Galley proof of Phil Francis's Florida Fish and Fishing, New York, Macmillan 1955. SH483 .F7
Dates: Majority of material found in 1955

Florida High School Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 90-27
Scope and Contents Newspapers, writings, manuals, reports, yearbooks, and related materials. This collecion is primarily comprised of student newspapers, student writings, teacher's materials, yearbooks and other materials. The student writings cover topics such as Antarctica, levys and war. Teacher's materials include science manuals, reports, policies, meeting materials, and curriculum reports. Other subjects covered by the collection include: Future Homemakers of America, Christmas songs, arithmetic, social sciences, and health and safety.
Dates: Created: 1895-1967

Florida Home Economics Association Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2005-017
Abstract Correspondence, financial records, membership records, meeting minutes, publications, and reports kept by Florida State College for Women faculty active in the Florida Home Economics Association.
Dates: Created: 1918-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1938-1945

Florida Letters

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 0-172
Scope and Contents Photocopies of letters: Frank Clark to Senator Frank W. Sams, (1920) Soliciting his support as candidate for United States Senator from Florida. Letter from J. I. Dickison, Adjutant General, Tallahassee, (May 14, 1879) to Colonel F. W. Sams, New Smyrna, enclosing commission as Lieut-Colonel in state militia. Letter from H. M. Flagler, Palm Beach, Fl, (Jan. 2, 1905) to Hon. Frank W. Sams, enclosing check for $250 as his contribution to aid in building the proposed shell road between New Smyrna and Daytona. From S. H. Wienges, Clerk Circuit Court, Gainesville, Alachua County, (May 24, 1917) to Mr. F. M. Sams...
Dates: Created: 1846-1920

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

Florida postcard collection

 Collection — Box: 1729
Identifier: MSS 2000-08
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four postcards related to Tallahassee and Florida State University history. One card is of the John Ringling Mansion in Sarasota, Florida, postmarked 1952. One is a greeting card from Florida State University in Tallahassee, postmarked 1953. One is of the Tomb of Prince and Princess Murat in Tallahassee, postmarked 1954. The last card is of Trinity Methodist Church in Tallahassee, postmarked 1953.
Dates: Created: 1952-1954; Other: Date acquired: 00/12/1999

Florida Promotional and Historical Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1967-113
Scope and Contents Advertisements for land, goods, and services in Florida. Specific locations include Duval, Flagler, Leon, Manatee, Marion, and Putnam Counties. Also known as MSS 0-113

Online Copies Available Majority of materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.
Dates: Created: 1838-1912; Other: Date acquired: 10/04/1954

Florida Railroad Company Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1968-115
Scope and Contents The Florida Railroad Company Papers document the early history of this company during its period of construction from Fernandina to Cedar Key, FL., and includes articles of agreement, articles of copartnership, deeds, and a resolution. It is significant to researchers studying the history of Florida's 19th Century railroads. The collection consists of 8 manuscript documents signed by various officials: the charter of the company, certificates of agreements for financing and constructing the railroad from Fernandina to Cedar Key; David L. Yulee was president, Joseph Finegan & Co. were to build and equip the railroad with certain cars; papers also include land deeds along the...
Dates: Created: 1855-1860; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/1968

Florida State College for Women/Florida State University School of Home Economics Florida Extension Services Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2005-016
Scope and Contents This small collection documents the history of the Florida extension service program from its beginnings at the Florida State College for Women (FSCW) / Florida State University (FSU) School of Home Economics. The collection includes reference materials about other statewide agricultural extension service agencies and home economics, articles about Florida 4-H Clubs and the history of Florida home demonstration work, and publicity brochures about Florida home demonstration work published by the Florida State Home Demonstration Office at FSU. It is historically significant to researchers studying the cooperative extension movement in Florida and the United States and its relationship to...
Dates: Created: 1937-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1951-1964; Other: Date acquired: 12/00/2005

Florida State University Costs Project

 Collection — Box: 1452
Identifier: MSS 1996-025
Scope and Contents University costs project, 1956-1957.
Dates: Created: 1956-1957

Florida State University Enrollment Reports

 Collection — Box: 1452
Identifier: MSS 1996-027
Scope and Contents Florida State University enrollment reports filed with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission dated 1978-1983.
Dates: Created: 1978-1983

Florida State University Faculty Senate Minutes

 Collection — Container: OS 1 & 2
Identifier: MSS 2003-021
Abstract Minutes of the Florida State University Faculty Senate and its predecessor organizations, including reports of standing committees, special committees, and sub-committees.
Dates: Created: October 7, 1905-October 18, 2006

Florida State University General Faculty Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2007-022
Scope and Contents The collection consists of minutes from General Faculty meetings, recommendations of candidates for graduation, related memoranda, and faculty members' obituaries. The collection will be of interest to those researching issues of broad concern to the University in the time period covered, which includes the transition period of Florida State College for Women to the Florida State University.
Dates: Created: 1938-1976

Florida State University Libraries Proposed Amendments to Florida State University Constitution

 Collection — Box: 1818
Identifier: MSS 2009-002
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of documents pertaining to librarian faculty status dating from 1956-1958. The documents contained in the collection include letters between Florida State University (FSU)'s assistant librarian, Florence Bethea and the Constitution Committee's Chairman, Robert Miller, notes and suggestions for proposed amendments to the constitution, and copies of proposed constitutions. There are significant gaps in the collection. The earliest dated document is February 23, 1956 and the remainder covers the last few months in 1958.
Dates: Created: 1956-1958

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

Florida Union leaflet

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 0-114
Scope and Contents Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida. Leaflet was purchased for $22.50 from Robert K. Black, Book Dealer. The printed leaflet "extoling virtues of emigration to Florida," covers: Jacksonville, Lawyers and Doctors, Mechanics, Laborers. Provisions, Land, Farming, Immigrants, School Facilities, Communication, Speculators, and Climate. There are also some interesting advertisements.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1867; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1961

Florida voting registrations

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 90-33
Scope and Contents These papers contain early Florida county voting registration data for primary and general elections from 1914 to 1962. They were used in connection with a voting study done by Elston Roady and Annie Mary Hartsfield of the Florida State University Institute for Social Research. There are 46 individual county lists of numbers of Florida registered voters and 18 county summary lists of numbers of registered voters.
Dates: Created: 1914-1962

Fort Gilliland - The Territory of Florida

 Collection — Box: 147
Identifier: MSS 0-119
Scope and Contents Photocopy of receipt from Fort Gilliland, Newnansville, Alachua County, Florida, April 1, 1838 to a Dr. Isaac Garrarone. The receipt is in reference to the hiring of a wagon team and driver to transport goods between forts for the 1st Battalion, 6th Regiment in operation against the Seminole Indians from April 1 to September 1, 1838.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1965

Fort Micanopy - a petition

 Collection — Box: 147
Identifier: MSS 0-120
Scope and Contents Petition dated Fort Micanopy, East Florida, April 5, 1840, and addressed to Joel R. Poinsett, Secretary of War, Washington City, D.C. The petition prays that James Child of Alachua County, Florida be appointed as 2nd Lieutenant in a Regiment of the United States Military "now serving in Florida." The petition sets forth Child's qualifications, and bears the signature of Captain William Whistler, Captain B.S.V. Bonneville, Adjutant General, R. C. Gatlin, J. S. Saunders, 2nd Lieutenant, S. B. Gannette, 2nd Lieutenant, and Charles W. Dougwell, Surgeon, United States of America.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in April 5, 1840; Other: Date acquired: 06/21/1955

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