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17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1948-003
Dates: Created: 1664-1976

Albert Waller Gilchrist Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1964-125
Scope and Contents The Gilchrist Papers are comprised of the official papers of Albert Waller Gilchrist, 20th Governor of Florida, as well as newspaper articles, military and state official documents, items pertaining to the naming of Gilchrist County, materials regarding educational institutions including Carolina Military Institute and West Point, personal correspondence, genealogical research, and papers pertaining to Gilchrist's estate and will.

Also known as MSS 0-125.
Dates: Created: 1876-1929

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

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

Autograph note from Lord Shelburne to Andrew Millar and clipping

 Collection — Container: Autograph Box 3
Identifier: MSS 1990-023
Scope and Contents Autograph note from Lord Shelburne to Mr. Andrew Millar, complimenting the "...two setts of Hume's History of England he sent him...", and asking "...to subscribe for a sett of that work of Mr. Adams..." It is signed "Bowood Park, June 21st." Bowood Park is in Calne, Wiltshire, England. The note is probably dated between 1761 and 1784 when he was called Lord Shelburne, and before he became Marquis of Lansdowne.

Also, it would have to be after the Hume publication of the first edition of the History of England in six volumes printed for A. Millar 1754-1762, and before the death of Millar in 1768. There is also a clipping with biographical information about Lord Shelburne.
Dates: Created: June 21

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

Brumby Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 1976-008
Scope and Contents The Brumby Family Papers consist of newspaper clippings, biographies, and a diary related to the Brumby Family as well as information on the Brumby Rocker, a rocking chair produced by the Brumby Chair Company. The diary entitled, "Diary of Our Florida Trip From Marietta, GA" covers a camping trip of the Family by mule drawn wagon through Florida in the Winter of 1884-85. There are four newspaper clippings about James R. Brumby, Jr. dated 1917-1921 and a copy of an editorial about him dated 1929. A biography of "My Brother Jim," about James R. Brumby, Jr., which was written by his sister Isabel Brumby Patton. Also included in the papers is an information file...
Dates: Created: 1882-1949

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

Daisy Parker Flory Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2005-004
Abstract Subject files documenting her professional interests and teaching activities; research notes for her Florida State University (FSU) Florida Government classes; reference materials reflecting her teaching and other activities; class materials (reading lists, curricula, student papers) for her FSU Florida Government course; manuscripts; correspondence to Daisy Parker Flory and her husband Claude Flory; photograph of Dr. Flory.
Dates: Created: 1929-1990; Other: Majority of material found in 1961-1979; Other: Date acquired: 02/00/1994

David Sellers Newspaper Collection

 Collection — Container: Drawer 8-9
Identifier: MSS 1-02
Scope and Contents A collection of 25 nineteenth century newspapers mostly from Alabama, but also from Virginia, Massachusetts, New York, Louisiana and Georgia.

Also known as MSS NWP 1-25.
Dates: Created: 1837-1903

Davis Houck Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-007
Scope and Contents Newclippings, photographs, creative and scholarly works, and government records collected by Davis Houck during research on the role of the press in the American civil rights movement, with special emphasis on the 1955 murder of Emmett Till near Money, Mississippi.

Online Content Available Digitized and born-digital content from this collection is available through the FSU Digital Library.
Dates: Created: 1955 - 2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1955 - 1956

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

Dorothy Hoffman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1985-025
Scope and Contents The Dorothy L. Hoffman Papers consists of personal and professional correspondence, papers pertaining to her employment at Florida State University (FSU) and committees on which she served, Department of Modern Languages records, course materials, materials documenting her work with professional organizations and honor societies, some publications, memorabilia, and scrapbooksTopics include the Christian Training Institute, the FSU College of Arts and Sciences, counseling, homecoming, Interamerican Studies Program at FSU, foreign study, humanities, departmental book orders, translation work, and Phi Beta Kappa. It has significant historical value not only in documenting the...
Dates: Created: 1930, 1942-1974

Dr. Bertram Davis Newspaper Collection

 Collection — oversize: Box
Identifier: MSS 1990-012
Scope and Contents Collection of 17th-19th century newspapers from London and Nottingham, England and Edinburgh, Scotland. Includes MSS 90-13, MSS 90-14, MSS 90-15 and MSS 90-16.
Dates: Created: 1682-1810

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

Dr. Elston Roady Collection

 Collection — Container: Drawer 11
Identifier: MSS 2005-002
Scope and Contents The Elston Roady Collection documents Dr. Roady's studies of elections on the local (Leon County, Florida), state (Florida), and national levels and his research in political campaign finance. The materials include typescripts and reference materials used in creating his revised edition of Florida Votes (1972), background information and letters to Florida Secretary of State Firestone from Roady and Annie Mary Hartsfield about their proposal to update the 2nd edition through the 1980 elections (an updated version was not published); a speech Roady delivered when he was given the "Distinguished Alumni Award" by the Illinois State University Alumni Association; a Florida Supreme Court...
Dates: Created: 1920-1988; Other: Majority of material found in 1968-1973; Other: Date acquired: 01/00/2005

Dr. Thomas William Hoffer Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2008-024
Abstract Professional and personal files of Dr. Thomas William Hoffer, documenting his prolific and creative activities in animation studies, broadcasting, communication education, and documentary production.
Dates: Created: 1920-2005

Edward Conradi Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1989-005
Scope and Contents The Edward Conradi Papers includes articles and clippings, bills and receipts, class notebooks from Indiana University and Clark University, correspondence, legal papers, lists, manuscripts, memorabilia, minutes of meetings, news clippings, publications by Conradi and others, photographs, reports, speeches and speech notes, rules and regulations, and statistical data documenting Conradi's Florida State College for Women (FSCW) presidency from 1909-1941, including his fight with the Florida Purity League in the late 1920s. The collection includes the typed, uncorrected notes on the history of FSCW as dictated to a student typist. It was from these notes that the material for the Memoirs of...
Dates: Created: 1897-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1924-1944

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

    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

    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

    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