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17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents

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

Alachua, Gadsden and Leon Counties Civil War papers

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1967-060
Scope and Contents These photocopies of Civil War papers include a letter from Bird B. Wright of Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, Virginia to his wife Amy R. Wright of Quincy Florida in Gadsden County. The letter dated September 21, 1862, informs her that he has been badly wounded while in combat near Sharpsburg, Maryland and gives instructions how to get to the place where he is and tells her that she or his brother should come to see him. Among other things, he tells her that his Captain was killed the same day he was wounded. Also included is a Certificate of Parole, Waldo, Alachua County, Florida, dated May 20, 1865 to J. A. Tompkins...Private of Co. B. 2nd Regiment, Florida Calvary, and a transmittal...
Dates: Created: 1862-1865; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/1967

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

Alexander Farnsley's love letters

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1964-106
Scope and Contents Facsimile reproduction of letters written by Alexander Farnsley of Fernelea to Mary Elizabeth Thurman of Louisville, whom he always addressed as "Dear Bettie." The letters were written between 1856-1860 and reproduced on the occasion of the weddings of two of their great granddaughters, Sally Burrell Farnsley, married at Louisville, July 28, 1962, and Anne Peaslee Farnsley, married at Hamburg, Germany, August 5, 1962. The letters and notes of Alexander Farnsley were handwritten and, although reproduced, are in good condition, but the one letter written by Ms. Thurman to him and signed "Bettie" is only fairly legible. In the collection is a printed...
Dates: Created: 1856-1860; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1963

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

Alumni Association F Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-067
Scope and Contents The collection contains artifacts and documents related to F Club and its members from 1922 until the 2001 reunion.
Dates: Created: 1922-2001

American Association of University Women (Tallahassee Chapter) Records

 Collection — Box: 565A-568A
Identifier: MSS 1990-024
Abstract Annual reports, committee files, correspondence, membership files, president's files, scrapbooks, photographs, yearbooks, and memorabilia.
Dates: Created: 1923-1972

Anna Marie Erdman Correspondences

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2012-034
Scope and Contents Correspondence pertaining to Home Economics professor, Anna Marie Erdman.
Dates: Created: 1960, 1977; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/2012

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

B. F. Hammond Civil War Letters

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1965-135
Scope and Contents Photostats of the Civil War letters by B.F. Hammond written during 1863 and 1864 from various camps in Virginia to members of his family in South Carolina. All letters were written on battlefields and contain vivid descriptions of "the bloody struggle." Also known as MSS 0-135.
Dates: Created: 1863-1864

Bank of Florida Letter

 Collection — Box: 515
Identifier: MSS 0-13
Scope and Contents The three page letter, signed by E.G. Booth, secretary to D.S. Kennedy, Esq. of New York, gives a list of drafts drawn on several individuals and then the details of a bill of lading covering 41 bales of cotton, all being sent for discount. The postscript refers to the financial difficulties then existing in Florida banking circles.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1952; 1844

Bertram Hylton Davis Letters

 Collection — Box: 142
Identifier: MSS 82-10
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from literary people received when Professor Davis was chairing the English Department Lecture Committee in 1977-1978. Included is the full correspondence with Reed Whittemore. Other correspondents include: Saul Bellow, Frederick Crews, E. L. Doctorow, Tom Stoppard, and Paul Antony Tanner. There are also memos of Bertram Davis and lecture space reservation materials.
Dates: Created: 1977-1978

Bessie Rumph Hiers Lux Collection

 Collection — Box: 1;HousedwithOtherCollections
Identifier: HP 2007-032
Scope and Contents Bessie Rumph Hiers Lux (formerly Bessie Miller Rumph) was a Florida State College for Women student, class of 1943 (BA, Education). The items in the collection include papers related to her participation in the student organizations, student grade reports and other assorted student related ephemera and memorabilia. (See box list.)
Dates: Created: circa 1939-1943, 1993; Other: Majority of material found in circa 1939-1943

Beth Moor Papers

 Collection — Container: OS 1-4
Identifier: MSS 1986-023
Scope and Contents The collection includes general correspondence of Beth Moor, newsclippings, photographs, and memorabilia of and about Beth Moor. A large part of this collection concerns former Florida Governor Spessard Holland as well as the Florida State College for Women (FSCW) and The Florida State University (FSU). Included in the papers are correspondence about Governor Holland, the FSU Alumni Association, and Alpha Delta Pi. Also includes photographs and memorabilia concerning Governor Holland, Beth Moor, and both FSCW and FSU.
Dates: Created: 1918-1986

Betty Lewis Harrison Collection

 Collection — Container: 1 box
Identifier: HP 2007-044
Scope and Contents The collection contains a scrapbook and other items relating to life as a student at Florida State College for Women as well as papers relating to the Conradi Loan Scholarship Fund. (See box list.)
Dates: Created: circa 1941-1991; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1945

Beulah Pipkin Papers

 Collection — Box: 1449
Identifier: MSS 1996-016
Scope and Contents The Beulah Pipkin papers include clippings, correspondence, and memorabilia. The clippings, dated from 1924 to 1985, concern Florida State University (FSU) history and include some from the Polk County Quarterly. Among the correspondence are letters from Ella Bisbee to Pipkin regarding a fifty year reunion class biography book and letter from FSU to Pipkin. The majority of the correspondence is from the 1970s. Included in the memorabilia is a citation from FSU and a letter from the director of the Alumni Association to Beulah Pipkin dated October 1969.
Dates: Created: 1924-1985

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.)
Dates: Created: 1946-1952; Other: Majority of material found in 1946-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/15/2008

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

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

Bob Graham Letter

 Collection — Box: 148
Identifier: MSS 1981-003
Scope and Contents Typescript letter, dated June 17, 1981, signed by Bob Graham in which he thanks Mrs. Opal M. Free of the FSU Library for gathering materials for a 2nd Annual history dinner.

Also known as MSS 0-303.
Dates: Created: June 17, 1981

Calvin Patterson Research Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2011-020
Scope and Contents The Calvin Patterson Research Collection contains digitized items such as articles, correspondence, and documents related to events and scholarships in memory of Calvin Patterson compiled by alumnus Tommy Warren.
Dates: Created: 1968-2009; Other: Date acquired: 05/27/2011

Caroline Louise Battle Collection

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: HP 2009-036
Scope and Contents Programs, pamphlets, booklets, and other documents and ephemera reflecting Caroline Louise Battle's time at Florida State College for Women.
Dates: Created: 1928-1932

Carolyne Doyle Richardson Scrapbook

 Collection — Container: 1 Box; Housed with Other Collections
Identifier: HP 2009-017
Scope and Contents Scrapbook containing personal photographs and ephemera of Florida State College for Women student Carolyne Doyle Richardson, Class of 1926 (AB, Modern Languages).
Dates: Created: 1926

Carrie Forehand Crocker Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2007-025
Scope and Contents Personal items of Florida State College for Women student Carrie Forehand Crocker (formerly Carrie Lee Crocker) (BA, Home Economics, 1942). Items include papers and memorabilia related to her participation in student organizations, the Dining Room Girls, and assorted student related activities. (See box list.)
Dates: Created: 1931-1947; Other: Majority of material found in 1938-1942

Chandler Holmes Smith Papers

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 1964-231
Scope and Contents Business records and correspondence of Colonel Chandler Holmes Smith, including: personal letters from his wife, children and other relatives; applications addressed to Colonel Smith as Trustee of the Florida State Agricultural College by Lancelot W. Andrews, Ph. D., Cambridge, Mass., for "professorship in chemistry," and by H. N. Felkel, Tallahassee, Florida, "for the chair of English Literature and Elocution"; letters from W. N. Gordon and Co., Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants, Savannah, Ga., Warren and Axson, Commission Merchants, Savannah, Fred H. Hill, Wholesale Grocer, Savannah, Banking House of A. P. Wright and Co., Thomasville, Ga., M. J. Boughton, S. A. Pattison, Daniel...
Dates: Created: 1844-1886

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

Clement Acton Griscom Papers

 Collection — Box: 516
Identifier: MSS 1988-009
Scope and Contents These papers include a letter from Clement Acton Griscom to his son Lloyd, who served as a foreign diplomat to Japan in the early 1900s. Also included is a small Christmas gift card signed "From Bronson Winthrop," and a small envelope addressed to Col. Lloyd Griscom, care of Miss Griscom, Water Oak Plantation, Tallahassee, Florida. The fourth item in the collection is a letter from G. Leslie Isaac to "Col. Griscom" at Luna Plantation, Tallahassee, concerning a trip to a fair and a car purchase. Includes MSS 0-304.
Dates: Created: 1904, 1940

Cornelius Curtis Letter to Secretary of the Navy

 Collection — Box: 142
Identifier: MSS 1958-081
Scope and Contents Holograph letter by Cornelius Curtis to "Hon. Gideon Wells," Secretary of the Navy (1863) concerning acts practiced by civil employees of the government in regard to captured Confederate vessels in Florida. Also known as MSS 0-81.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1863; Other: Date acquired: 04/29/1958

Dallas Wood Civil War Letter

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 1965-272
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of a photostat of Wood's letter in duplicate. The letter is by Dallas Wood, Co. "K," 6th Fla. Vols, Finley's Brigade, dated Dalton, Georgia, December 25, 1863, to "Dear Sister." Dallas Wood's letter to his sister is chiefly a family letter written on Christmas day and deals only slightly with army life and the granting of furloughs. His reference to "the bloody struggle" was doubtless in anticipation of a forthcoming transfer to Virginia and Tennessee where Brig.-General Finley's Florida Infantry saw service during the following two years.
Dates: Created: 1863

Davco Electronics, Inc. Business Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1975-010
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the business correspondence of Davco Electronics, Inc. from 1966 to 1968. It is organized alphabetically by name of individual or organization, with additional files for APO and FPO in New York, San Francisco, etc. as well as a miscellaneous file.
Dates: Created: 1966-1968