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Bibliographic Associates Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 1992-007
Scope and Contents

Correspondence to and from Norman L. Kilpatrick, Director of Florida State University Libraries, concerning the founding and early meetings of the Bibliographical Associates, an informal campus group that met to share interests in collecting rare books, old maps, original manuscripts, and other printed materials.

Dates: Created: 1954-1955

College of Business Records

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

Cromartie Land Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2017-001
Scope and Contents

Documentation of the land holdings of Alexander Cromartie (1807-1870) of Leon County, Florida.  Includes an 1868 manuscript land indenture transferring two parcels of land to Cromartie's son, Alexander G. Cromartie; and an 1870 map by surveyor W. L. Robeson, detailing the division of Cromartie's 978 acres near Lake Iamonia after his death.

Dates: Created: 1868, 1870; Other: Date acquired: 03/12/2016

Dr. Earl R. Beck Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1987-002
Scope and Contents

Contains both holograph and typescripts of Beck's work, Under the Bombs: The German Home Front, 1942-1945. The papers also include a couple of maps, a 1987 essay exam, articles and newsclippings, research notes on various subjects, and many publications by others. This last area is especially strong in works by German authors including a handful by Schonemann. Collection includes MSS 92-21.

Dates: Created: 1918-1986

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

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

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...
Dates: Created: 1893

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

Fred E. Busbey Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1987-007
Scope and Contents

Papers include official and personal correspondence, speeches and remarks, news clippings, memorabilia, photographs, audiograph discs, maps and background material. Many of the photographs and battle maps in the collection reflect his military activities in World War I. Topics include McCarthyism, the House of Un-American Activities Committee, Alger Hiss, and the Dresden bombing in World War II.

Dates: Created: 1910-1965

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

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

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

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

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

Sun City Development and Motion Picture Studio Plat Map Sheets

 Collection — Container: Drawer 2
Identifier: MSS 2007-046
Scope and Contents The collection consists of seven plat map sheets of Sun City, "Florida's Moving Picture City," filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Hillsborough County on November 17, 1925. In addition to tracts of land, these sheets show all "parks, parkways, boulevards, avenues, drives, streets, alleys, and highways dedicated for public use." They also indicate the locations of the motion picture studio. They are signed by H.C. Van Sweringen, President, and J.H. Meyer, Secretary of the Sun City Holding Company. The plat sheets document how the development appeared shortly after Sun City was dedicated. Online Copy Available ...
Dates: Created: November 17, 1925