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Colonel William Morrison Robinson Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 86-20
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials related to the military career and history of Colonel William Morrison Robinson, Jr. Much of the material deals with research and preparation for his books, The Confederate privateers, and Justice in Grey, a history of the judicial system of the Confederate States. Subjects covered by this collection include: American Legal History Society, Harvard University Press, segregation and integration, Confederate commerce, Confederate courts, Colonial national monument in Yorktown, Virginia, Georgia railroads, privateering, Cape Canaveral history, Civil War commanders, Gustavus Woods, Dr. Jonathan J. Jones, fluoridation in Quincy, Florida, Civil War...
Dates: Created: 1854-1965

Colonel William Morrison Robinson Jr. pictures

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 0-275
Scope and Contents Photocopies of pictures of uniforms and their ornaments of the C. S. Navy (1861-1865). The eight plats show pictures of the following: 1. Uniforms of Officers - Flag Officer, Captain, Lieutenant, Surgeon, Commander, Passed-Midshipman, Chief Engineer, Master, Purser, Chaplain, Commanders Secretary, Midshipman. 2. Ornaments of Caps of Officers - Flag Officer, Captain, Commander, Lieutenant, Master, Passed Midshipman, Surgeon of over 12 years, Surgeon of under 12 years, Pass't. Ass't. Surgeon, Ass't. Surgeon. 3. Buttons: Large, Medium, Small. 4. Shoulder Straps of Officers - Flag Officers, Captains, Commanders, Lieutenants, Master, Passed Midshipman, Surgeon of over 12 years, Surgeon of...
Dates: Created: 1861-1865

Colonel William Robinson Books and Newspaper Clippings on the Confederate Navy

 Collection
Identifier: 01-##0s0
Abstract Books and newspaper clippings collected by Col. William Robinson relating to the Confederate Navy.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Columbia County letter

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 0-68
Scope and Contents 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..."
Dates: Other: October 22,1855

Committee of 30 Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2008-021
Scope and Contents The Committee of 30 Scrapbooks document the activities of this group, formed in 1998, for the purpose of recognizing the 30th year celebration of women's intercollegiate athletics at Florida State University. Contents include articles from the Florida State Times, Report to Boosters, and Tallahassee Democrat newspapers, fact sheets, invitations, and programs. Covers 1998-2005.
Dates: Created: 1998-2004

Confederate Money

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 1965-072
Scope and Contents 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
Dates: Created: 1835-1864

Confederate Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FSUML-CSMC
Scope and Contents In 1987, the Warren D. Allen Music Library acquired a large collection of Confederate sheet music imprints. The collection includes nearly 400 items which comprise approximately 40% of all sheet music titles known to have been published in the Confederacy. Most of the items were acquired as a lot from the antiquarian catalog of Goodspeed's Book Shop.The collection includes music by many composers of the era, including John H. Hewitt, Theodore von La Hache, and H. L. Schreiner. Representative publishers of the period include Blackmar & Bros. of Augusta and New Orleans, and J. C. Schreiner & Son of Macon and Savannah. The largest portion consists of sentimental ballads and...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1860s

Confederate States Tax Collector's Receipt

 Item — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 0-74
Scope and Contents Item is a Confederate States Tax Collector's Receipt dated December 7, 1864 for the amount of $13,746.20 in Montgomery, North Carolina.
Dates: December 7, 1864

Ernie and Chris Conte collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2016 Box, Folder: 16.0009 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-16.0009
Scope and Contents This collection includes seven newspaper issues, dated from June 9, 1950 to July 21, 1950. The Great Lakes Bulletin was a weekly publication exclusive to the U.S. Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Illinois.
Dates: Created: June 1950- July 1950; Other: Date acquired: 05/19/2016

Cora Cheney Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-317
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1957-1961; Other: Date acquired: 05/24/1961

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

Craig Darius Whitesell papers

 Collection — Box: 08.0187 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-08.0187
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Private First Class Craig Darius Whitesell who served as an armorer with the 3rd Search Attack at Langley Field, VA during World War II. He was stationed in Atlantic City, NJ, Buckley Field, CO, Langley Field, VA, Florence, SC, and Great Bend, KS. This collection includes letters, documents, postcards, photographs, and newspaper clippings. The letters in this collection were written by Whitesell to his parents throughout his time in the Army Air Corps. His letters detail the life of a mainland armorer in the Army Air Corps, which includes training classes, KP and guard duty, and relations between privates and their superiors. He also discusses...
Dates: Created: 1942 - 1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2009

George Oliver Craig collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-11.0036
Content Description This collection relates to George Oliver Craig who served with the 99th Infantry Division during World War II in France, during the Battle of the Ardennes, and Germany. The collection contains letters, photographs, government documents, newspaper clippings from Craig's experiences in the Civilian Conservation Corps, at training camps in the U.S., and at various stations in Germany, France, and England. The collection also contains a diary. His burial flag is also included in this collection.
Dates: 1935-1946

Allen H. Crawford transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0030 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0030
Content Description This collection relates to Allen H. Crawford who served in the U.S. Army Air Force as a bombardier and navigator in the 401st Bomb Group in the European Theater of Operation during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Crawford details his numerous bombing missions over Germany from late 1944 through the end of the war.
Dates: Event: 1943-1945; June 5, 2000

William David Crawford papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box, Folder: 07.0016 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-07.0016
Scope and Contents William David Crawford served as a U.S. Navy pilot who flew PB4Y-1's in the Pacific Theater during the Second World War. This collection consists of his memoir.

This memoir was written by Crawford for his children. It describes his enlistment into the Navy, his training as a naval aviator, and his missions in the Pacific.
Dates: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/2007

Francis B. Crews collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0043 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0043
Content Description This collection pertains to Francis Bryant Crews, who served as a Boatswain's Mate for the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater during World War II. This collections contains various photographs, a two-page manuscript, and a Veteran's Questionnaire. The manuscript details Crews' duties minesweeping and assisting the Navy Photographer on and around the island of Iwo Jima. The photographs included were taken by the Navy Photographer.
Dates: 1942-1945

Crispen Nissen papers

 Collection — Container: Letters/Diary
Identifier: 02-98.0704
Scope and Contents Crispen Nissen served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 12th and 18th Weather Squadrons during World War II in the United States, England, North Africa, and Italy. This collection includes an original diary Nissen kept from 1941-1942, describing his daily thoughts, experiences, and observations about the general war effort. The collection also includes Vmail and handwritten letters, written by Nissen to his fiancee and future wife, Etrulia Ellis, as well as the letters she sent to him.
Dates: Created: 1941-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 09/10/1998

William I. Criste collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-14.0017
Scope and Contents This collection relates to U.S. Navy Electrician's Mate First Class William I. Criste who served during World War II with GROPAC 11, Section E-9. The materials relate to the battle, work, and life on Iwo Jima, including more than 100 photographs, military documents, and Japanese military artifacts.
Dates: Created: 1886-2003; Other: Date acquired: 04/25/2014

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

James Crooke papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box, Folder: 05.0172 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-05.0172
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an oral history transcript of an interview with 2nd Lt. James J. Crooke, who served in World War II. Crooke served in the Army Air Corps with the 303rd Bomb Group in the European Theater (ETO).
Dates: 1921-1945; Other: Majority of material found within 1943; Other: Date acquired: 12/15/2005

Angie Croy collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0574
Content Description This collection relates to Angie Croy and her father, Aviation Machinist's Mate Felder Lang Howell, who was killed in a car accident while on duty at Corry Field in Pensacola, Florida. The collection consists of two scrapbooks from World War II, one belonging to Angie Croy, the other assembled by her mother. The scrapbooks include photographs, greeting cards, newspapers, and magazine clippings. The collection also includes letters, telegrams, certificates, and military documents all pertaining to Howell and his family. Artifacts include jewelry, a gold star flag, a floral arrangement ribbon, and a medal awarded posthumously.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-1951

Dwight R. Crum transcript

 File — Box: Single Folder Collection - 2003 Box, Folder: 03.0032 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0032
Content Description This is an oral interview transcript relates to Dwight R. Crum regarding his service with the 119th Anti-Aircraft Battalion in Europe during World War II. He was initially drafted into the 95th Coast Artillery Corps in 1941. He served at Pearl Harbor in 1942 before being transferred to the European Theater where he served as a 2nd LT with the 119th Anti-Aircraft Battalion.
Dates: 1940-1945

Norval Vernon Cummings manuscript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2017 Box, Folder: 17.0019-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-17.0019
Scope and Contents This manuscript was written by Norval Vernon Cummings (Sergeant) who served with the 35th Combat Engineer Battalion during World War II in the European Theater.
Dates: 1925-2003; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 08/23/2017

Cuneiform Tablets

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2016-002
Scope and Contents Twenty-five 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.
Dates: Created: 2350 - 1788 BCE

Martha Cunningham transcript

 File — Box: Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0031 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0031
Scope and Contents this collection relates to...
Dates: February 1, 2001; Event: 1939-1945

Curtis Davidson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FSUML-2020-014
Scope and Contents The Curtis Davidson Collection comprises a number of recordings in reel-to-reel, cassette, and compact disc format. These recordings document performances of the Curtis Davidson Orchestra and Curtis Davidson and his Southerners from 1930-1980. The recordings are primarily of the genre called Dixieland jazz which was prominent in New Orleans and the Big Bend area during this time. Davidson spent his nights playing throughout the southeast. He was interested in recording and many of these gigs were recorded on his own Wollensak tape recorder. These reel-to-reel recordings hold a prominent position in the collection. Some recordings feature former FSU professor of piano Dr. Robert Glotzbach...
Dates: 1938-1989

Dailey Paskman papers

 Collection — Box: 683
Identifier: MSS 87-20
Scope and Contents 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."
Dates: Created: 1943-1944; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1987

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

Dale A. Olsen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FSUML-2020-008
Scope and Contents The Dale A. Olsen Collection consists of over 800 audio and visual items that span Dr. Olsen’s career as a researcher and educator from 1965 to 2007. They contain a variety of music from Japan, China, Indonesia, Persia, Africa, Ireland, South America, the Caribbean, and North America. While most of the recordings chronicle Dr. Olsen’s extensive fieldwork in South America with Japanese immigrants and Warao Indians, other recordings include concerts by FSU world music ensembles, student and guest lectures, other special events and ceremonies, private gatherings at home, and even a handful of commercial recordings. About 80 of the reel-to-reel recordings were actually used as audio examples...
Dates: 1947-2006; Majority of material found within 1970-1997

Dale W. Lick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2011-0818
Abstract Includes President's Committees files from Lick's term as FSU President.
Dates: Created: 1991-1994

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