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This letter is a power of attorney in manuscript signed by Charles Haire of Tallahassee, Florida, to Leslie A. Thompson, also of Tallahassee, dated 1836, and empowering Thompson to act for in "in all premises."
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.
This collection contains cinema promotional materials in various formats, including press books, 33 1/3 and 45 records, cassette tapes of radio commercials and video tapes.
Each press book contains advertising material for the promotion of a particular film such as stories about the stars or production of the movie, actual layouts of various sizes, campaign plans, and related information. In size, the press books vary from a single page or sheet to a booklet of a dozen or more pages. Some contain various enclosures such as pictures and additional ad sheets.
The records consist of 33 1/3's and 45's which may contain several radio commercials of various lengths.
This collection consists of materials about Judge Hugh M. Taylor, a Circuit Court Judge of Gadsden County, Florida, for the 2nd Judicial Circuit. The majority of the materials relate to court and judicial matters, and materials include the following subjects: Florida Bar, Circuit Judges, courts, Ivey C. Cox, Florida Constitution Advisory Commission letters, Florida Commission on Constitutional Government, Judicial Council of Florida, David F. Dickson, Albert L. Sturm, judicial compensation materials, and constitutional revision materials.
Posters and promotional materials.
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.
This item is a notice of authorization to receive into military service of the Confederate States, companies, battalions, or regiments within the territorial limits of Northwest Florida between the Suwannee and Choctawhatchee Rivers and 21 counties (listed) of Southern Georgia. The notice is signed by Howell Cobb, Brigadier General, Commanding District. The item is a printed page, approximately 4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, entitled: Head Quarters, District of Middle Florida, Quincy, January 28, 1863.
This collection contains materials related to the Civil War in East Florida. There are letters, orders, requisitions, receipts, and other papers related to the Civil War, dating 1856-1864.
The correspondence consists of 50 letters related to various officers and the following subjects: leather for government use, fodder and horses, cotton, food stores, military supplies and transportation, teamsters, mail routes, freight, Lake City, Waldo, Palatka, Gainesville, Brandon, Micanopy, Orange Springs, Archer, Camp Milton, Sanderson, Crystal River, Clay Landing, Tampa, Baldwin, and Silver Springs.
Xerox copies of original manuscripts brought in by student John Thomson, Coral Gables, Dade County, Florida. Received by Florida State Universtiy Library September, 1964.
Typescript drafts and publications by Clara Rider Hayden, including book reviews, articles, speeches, plays, and other works.
Typescript for book, Planning, Decision-Making, Problem Solving, An Introductory Guide by former Florida State University School of Communications Dean Clarence W. Edney.
This collection contains three certificates. One is an admittance to the bar for James Henry Millican, dated February 8, 1943, Tallahassee, Florida. Another is a membership certificate for the American Legion for J. A. Grant, dated April 1, 1943. The final certificate is a membership certificate for the Imperial Council of the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for Sylvester Alphonso Grant, dated March 11, 1924, Jacksonville, Florida.
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.
Collection includes manuscripts, galley proofs and teaching guides from two of Ms. Rainwater's publications as well as correspondence regarding their publication.
Books and newspaper clippings collected by Col. William Robinson relating to the Confederate Navy.
This item is a letter in manuscript by A. J. T. Wright, Alligator, October 22, 1855, to Mr. T. W. Brevard, Comptroller, Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, informing him that the vacancy in the Tax Collector office was occasioned by the resignation of William A. Sheffield, and not by his death. Attached to the letter is this note: "Lake City, known as Alligator before 1859, because of its proximity to an Indian village ruled by a Seminole chief of that name..."
Collection of Confederate and pre-Confederate bank notes of various dates 1835-1864 from Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also known as MSS 0-72
Collection includes original manuscripts of Cheney's work with her edits, book jackets and illustrations from the publications and book galleys. One manuscript is accompanied with a letter from Cheney and a newspaper clipping about her and her family.
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.
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.
Twenty-eight clay tablets with text in cuneiform script, dating from the Third Dynasty of Ur, the Old Babylonian period, the reign of Sîn-kasid, and Neo-Babylonian period. Known geographical sources include Umma, Puzris-Dagan, Girsu, and Uruk.
Online Copies Available
Digital photographs of all items in this collection are available on the FSU Digital Library: Cuneiform Tablet Collection
Collection contains original draft, typescript, script and microfilm of "Yama Yama Girl," as well as carbon copies of agreements between Dailey Paskman and Loew's Inc. (producer) for "Yama Yama Girl" and Hope Davis Gehrig for the "Bessie McCoy Story."
Includes President's Committees files from Lick's term as FSU President.
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.
Includes materials previously described as MSS 96-3, MSS 96-4, MSS 96-7, MSS 96-12, MSS 96-20, and MSS 96-22.
ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Materials in Box 1422, 1423, and 1448 are restricted, and cannot be examined or used without permission of Daniel Eisenberg. Please contact Special Collections & Archives staff for more information on materials with access restrictions.
- Subject: Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections X
- Manuscripts 83
- Correspondence 78
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 69
- Florida--History 37
- Leon County (Fla.) 28
- Authors, American 27
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 26
- Photographs 25
- Photocopying. 23
- Diaries 21
- Financial Records 20
- Poetry 20
- Tallahassee (Fla.)--History 20
- Legal documents. 19
- Plantations--Southern States 18
- Account books 17
- Newspapers 16
- Deeds 15
- Antebellum Florida, 1845-1861 14 + ∧ less
- English 518
- French 5
- Multiple languages 2
- Akkadian 1
- Egyptian (Ancient) 1
- Confederate States of America 35
- Florida. Governor 15
- Collins, LeRoy 6
- Florida State College for Women 6
- United States. Navy 6
- Bloxham, William Dunnington, 1835-1911 4
- Brown, Thomas, 1785-1867 4
- Carlton, Doyle Elam, 1885-1972 4
- Eppes Family 4
- Gilchrist, Albert Waller, 1858-1926 4
- Pepper, Claude, 1900-1989 4
- Till, Emmett, 1941-1955 4
- American Association of University Women 3
- Archer, Susan 3
- Confederate States of America. Navy. 3
- Creek Nation 3
- Davis, Jefferson 1808-1889 3
- Democratic Party (Fla.) 3
- Episcopal Church 3
- Flagler, Henry Morrison, 1830-1913 3 + ∧ less