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Annie Gertrude Gilliam Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-121
Scope and Contents The Annie Gertrude Gilliam Scrapbook contains photographs, programs, and other items related to her years as a student at Florida State College for Women.
Dates: Created: 1925-1931; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1929

Annie Louise Blackwell Collection

 Collection — Box: 302
Identifier: MSS 0-308
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the 174 page typescript draft with handwritten edits of The Men around Hurley, dating June 22 to July 2, 1931, by Annie Louise Blackwell.
Dates: Majority of material found in June 22-July 2, 1931; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1963

Annie Mary Hartsfield Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-046
Scope and Contents The collection contains items related to Annie Mary Hartsfield's education at Florida State College for Women as well as her employment by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  (See box list.)
Dates: Created: 1923-1989

Annual/biennial budgets, 1921-1955

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1990-030
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of budget materials for Florida State University, dating 1921-1955. The materials from 1921-1947 are for the Florida State College for Women, and the materials from 1948-1955 are for Florida State University.
Dates: Created: 1921-1955

Anson E. Voorhees Manuscript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0068 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-09.0068
Scope and Contents The Anson E. Voorhees collection contains one folder with a 14-page typed transcript of an oral history interview.
Dates: Created: 2008-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1948; Other: Date acquired: 05/14/2009

Anthony Catalino papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0025 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-02.0025
Scope and Contents This collection contains a manuscript memoir of Anthony Catalino's WWII service in the U.S. Army Field Artillery and staff work at Army hospitals and supply depots in North Africa and Italy.
Dates: Created: 1941-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2002

Lucille and Fred Anton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-17.0017
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Fred and Lucille Anton. Fred Anton served with the United States Marine Corps during World War II and China after World War II. This collection contains letters sent between Lucille and Fred Anton, also containing a few photographs.
Dates: Created: 1944-1949; Other: Date acquired: 08/08/2017

Anvil Literary Society

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 1992-009
Scope and Contents The papers of the Anvil Literary Society include minutes and attendance lists of meetings, receipts, and handwritten essays.
Dates: Created: 1915-1929

Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-09.0054
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the business records from the Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company once located in Apalachicola, Florida. The company manufactured pyramidal tents under contract from the United States Army from early 1941 to at least October 1942. The records are unclear as to when the company ceased operations. J.H. Hodges, Sr. owned the building that housed the company from 1935 until 1951. The records reflect a wide range of day to day operations including ordering raw materials, sending and receiving invoices, tracking orders, requests for information, correspondence with the Federal Government including bids, rating certificates and other needs of the...
Dates: Created: 1941 - 2009; Other: Majority of material found within 1941 - 1942; Other: Date acquired: 03/18/2009

Jack Appel transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0103 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0103
Scope and Contents Private First Class Jack Appel's oral history transcript details his life before and during World War II where he served with the 17th Signal Operations Battalion in the United States Army in the European Theater of Operations. His oral history elaborates on his early life, contracting Spinal Meningitis, completing basic training, trying to apply to Officer Candidate School, becoming a driver/messenger, arriving in Europe, landing at Normandy, traveling through France Belgium, and Germany, witnessing Battle of the Bulge, visiting the concentration camp Buchenwald, interacting with civilians, gambling on leave, the discharge point system, returning home, and his experiences with...
Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/10/2003

William J. Arlet collection

 Collection — binder: Photographs-1998 Binder
Identifier: 02-98.0708
Scope and Contents William J. Arlet served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. This collection includes photographs and documents related to William J. Arlet. This collection also includes captured Japanese photographs, which were acquired in 1943 on Guadacanal, Solomon Islands from a United States Marine who was about to deploy to his next assignment.
Dates: 1933-1945; Other: Date acquired: 09/10/1998

James A. Armstrong collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2020 Box, Folder: 20.0007 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-20.0007
Content Description This collection relates to Technical Sergeant James A. Armstrong who served 691st Ordnance Company in the European Theater of Operation. He participated beginning with the Normandy Campaign and each subsequent campaign with the company through to Germany. After the war, he was also commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant Ammunition Supply Officer and assigned to the 633rd Ordnance Company. The collection contains letters, military documents, and photographs.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1947; Other: Date acquired: 09/11/2020; Event: Service (Great Britain, France, Belgium): 1945-1944; Event: Service (Holland, Germany, Austria): 1944-1945; Event: Service (France): 1945

Lyle D. Armstrong collection

 File — Box: Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0049- Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0049
Content Description This collection relates to Lyle D. Armstrong and his service in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations. The collection contains a veteran’s questionnaire where he shares his experience in service and recalls a memory of being in Manila when the Japanese Envoys came to speak to General MacArthur. He also mentions that he kept in contact with some of the men he met in service. The collection also contains photographs of Armstrong and his three older brothers, who also served in World War II.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1946

Oscar J. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2016 Box, Folder: 16.0001 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-16.0001
Scope and Contents This collection includes a United States Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas Intelligence Information Bulletin on Okinawa, dated 15 November 1944. It also includes a U.S. Naval Training School (Hollywood Beach Hotel, Hollywood, Florida) graduation class 4-44 yearbook entitled "The Quarterdeck," dated 21 July 1944.  Other content includes Thanksgiving and Christmas 1945 dinner menus for U.S. troops in Samar, Philippines. Class photographs included int he collection are from Landing Craft School, A.T.B. Coronado, CA, as well as, Naval training class photographs. The collection also contains photograph album pages of...
Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/09/2016

Arnold Busch papers

 Collection
Identifier: 02-07.0102
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters written to Arnold Busch, a basketball coach for Calvary Methodist Church in Lakewood, Ohio, by the students he previously coached. Whether drafted or enlisted, many of the men kept up a correspondence with Busch throughout the war years. This collection also includes Calvary Church newsletters and pamphlets, pamphlets regarding persons registered for service, ration books and other rationing documents, and letters returned to Busch because their recipients were MIA, deceased, or relocated. Also included are photographs of Calvary Church activities on the Homefront, the basketball team, and the Calvary Church’s V-J Day service as well as a copy of an article...
Dates: Created: 1934-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 08/06/2007

Ars Poetica

 Collection — Box: 1816
Identifier: MSS 2007-039
Scope and Contents This collection consists of copies of the Ars Poetica pamphlet with information pertaining to the Shaw collection. Subjects of the newsletters include recent acquisitions to the collection, humorous happenings, news related to poetry, and poetry by the author.
Dates: Created: October 1978-Spring 1985

Arthur and Mayce Seymour Collection

 Collection — Box: 1079;OversizeFolders1-3
Identifier: MSS 82-5
Scope and Contents The Arthur and Mayce Seymour Collection, in addition to containing correspondence between them, other family members, and friends, has articles written by the Seymours and many poems by Mayce. A major portion of the collection consists of photographs taken by the Seymours during their trips to India and China in the 1920s. Numerous paintings and sketches made by Mayce during these travels are also included.
Dates: Created: 1899-1965

Arthur Eason papers

 Collection — Container: Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02-99.0271
Scope and Contents This collection includes several different types of documents that refer to the attack on the American 106th Division in St. Vith, Germany on December 16, 1944. The attack on the 422nd, 423rd, and 424th Infantry Regiments of the 106th Division resulted in 8,663 casualties, 416 deaths, 1,246 injuries, and 7,001 soldiers M.I.A. (missing in action).  Pvt. Arthur Eason was captured and transferred to P.O.W. (prisoner of war) camps. Eason was transferred to the Stalag IV B camp in Northeastern Germany. He was among several other POW's from British and Russian battalions. These documents include personal letters, diary entries, official government documents of correspondence, maps, European...
Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1999

Arthur Edwin Brenton papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 1998 Box, Folder: 98.0391 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-98.0391
Scope and Contents The collection relates to Arthur Edwin Brenton who served aboard the USS  Pennsylvania battleship during World War II in the Pacific Campaign as a member of the U.S. Marine Guard.  The collection includes a diary, typed transcript of the diary, personal papers, newspaper clippings, as well as ship's newsletters.
Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 06/16/1998

Arthur G. Johnson papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0401 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-02.0401
Scope and Contents Arthur G. Johnson served in a U.S. Navy Construction Battalion (Seabee) from December 1942 through the end of World War II. This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript.

In the transcript, Johnson recounts his experiences from basic training to North Africa, then on to Banica River in the South Pacific, Okinawa and back to Guam where he broke his neck, taking him out of the war. The interview also talks generally about the Seabees, family life after the war, camaraderie with the Marines, and censorship.
Dates: Created: 1942-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 10/02/2002

Arthur Williams Building Collection

 Collection — Container: HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-066
Scope and Contents The collection contains items related to the dedication of the Williams Building in 1963. (See box list.)
Dates: Created: 1963

Maydene Asbury transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0264 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0264
Content Description This collection relates to Maydene Asbury who worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratory separating Uranium-235 from Uranium-238 during World War II, which was part of the process for building the atomic bomb. This collection contains an oral history interview transcript.
Dates: Event: 1943-1947; September 25, 2004

Reubin O'Donovan Askew papers

 Collection — Folder: Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0520 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0520
Scope and Contents This collection centers around one Florida State Guard soldier, and an American soldier stationed at the Technical School and Basic Training Center for the Air Force in Gulfport Field, Mississippi. The collection includes a child's drawing, two letters written to the soldier's mother outlining Air Force training and daily life, a newspaper clipping written about the Florida State Guard drills, a letter about D-Day, and photographs of a B-26 Marauder, an American flight crew, an American and Russian soldier, and Yontan Airfield in Okinawa, and their corresponding modern negatives.
Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 09/28/2001

Augustus B. Turnbull Papers

 Collection — Container: Drawer 9
Identifier: MSS 93-1
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of materials about the life and career of Augustus B. Turnbull III. Subjects covered by these materials include: Tallahassee, bicycling, conservation, land use, Lake Bradford, public opinion, schools, citizens, housing, drainage, sewers, traffic, Florida, Society of Civil Engineers, Council of Neighborhood Associations, parks and recreation, town meetings, transportation, Florida State University, Charles Joe Carter, and a White House luncheon menu. There are also a series of photographs: Switzerland, Augustus Turnbull, President John F. Kennedy, George Smathers, Marjorie Turnbull, and others. As well, there are 24 blueprints, showing geographical area in...
Dates: Created: 1971-1990

William R. Auld papers

 Collection — Box: 00.0646 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-00.0646
Scope and Contents The William R. Auld papers include over 800 photographs taken by Major William R. Auld who served with the 31st Photo Reconnaissance Squadron of the Ninth Army Air Force following General George S. Patton throughout the United States, England, France, and Germany.  The William R. Auld papers also include various sketches done by one of his comrades, a promotion notice, and two poems.
Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2000

Jason M. Austin collection

 Collection — Box: 99.0655-Box 1
Identifier: 02-99.0655
Content Description This collection contains letters, documents, poetry, and photographs related to the military service of Jason M. Austin who served with the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II in the Pacific Campaign and the Korean War. The collection includes documentation regarding the overseas service of Austin with the African American Marines who were part of the First and Fourth Marine Depot based in the Russell Islands.
Dates: 1943-1999

Oliver Luther Austin collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-13.0075
Scope and Contents This collection relates to ornithologist Oliver Luther Austin and includes 3 boxes of colored photographic slides most of which were taken in various locations around Japan. The majority of slides depict Japanese buildings, cultural events, and everyday life. In addition, there is a oral history from Anthony Austin, Oliver Luther Austin's son detailing his experiences living in Japan during the U.S. occupation.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1952; 1945-2013

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

Autograph Note, Nathaniel Foster

 Collection — Container: Thomas Percy Collection
Identifier: MSS 96-26
Scope and Contents Handwritten note by Nathaniel Foster with a message written on the verso by Thomas Percy. There are three questions in Latin which constitute an examination given to Thomas Percy in 1756 "previous to the Archbishop's granting" a dispensation to Percy for the dual livings of Easton Mauduit and Wilby. The verso message by Percy is his holograph identification of the examination. The questions are: (1) Quibus potissimum argumentis probatur divina SS. Scripturanim auctoritas? (2) Quid est Ecclesia Catholica? (3) An bona Xnorum sint quoad jus et titulum communia?

Part of the Thomas Percy Collection, #33.
Dates: Created: ca. 1756; Other: Majority of material found in 18th century

Autographed pamphlet with photograph of front and back of Stradivarius violin, signed by Rubinoff

 Collection — Container: Autograph Box 4
Identifier: MSS 1990-037
Scope and Contents Autographed pamphlet in the shape of his Stradivarius violin, signed by Rubinoff, noted violinist, and inscribed to Dr. Campbell. The front and back covers have photographs of Rubinoff's violin. There are four leaves including the covers, and there is text and a photo of Rubinoff playing his violin in addition to the signature and inscription.
Dates: Created: undated

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