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Wiener-Hartzog papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-11.0002
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers, journals, documents, ephemera, and correspondence of the Weiner-Hartzog families in the years before during, and just after World War II. Correspondents include both imediate and extended family members, friends, and coworkers of both families.
Dates: 1930-1950

Libby Werbner collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0505 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-02.0505
Content Description This collection relates to Libby Werbner who served as a teacher with the Manzanar, California Japanese American Internment Camp during World War II. The collection includes an oral history interview transcripts and original photographs. Werbner describes her experience as a third grade teacher, Japanese culture, life in the camp, Army recruitment and the difference between her experiences at an internment camp and what she heard about concentration camps.
Dates: 1942-2003

Werner Wisian manuscript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 1998 Box, Folder: 98.0241 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-98.0241
Scope and Contents The Werner Wisian manuscript includes detailed descriptions of Private Wisian's time as a member of the 5th Army, Company G, 2nd Battalion, 141st Infantry. He served in the Mediterranean Theater in Italy, and spent over a year as a prisoner of war in various prisoner of war camps such as Stalag IIIB. His 24 page manuscript includes correspondence with a Russian prisoner of war and information on the Texas National Guard. His 1995 manuscript covers topics such as life during basic training, specific actions in combat, life as a prisoner of war, and personal reflections on the war. Also included are facts taken from the Official 36th Infantry Combat...
Dates: Created: 1940-1995; Other: Date acquired: 11/08/1999

West Florida Seminary Cadet Rifle Barrel

 Collection — Container: 1 item
Identifier: HPUA 2015-058
Dates: Created: 1855; Other: Date acquired: 09/20/2015

Wilburn Lewis West collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0163 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-02.0163
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Private First Class Wilburn Lewis West who served with the 32nd Photographic Squadron, 5th Reconnaissance Group, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.  West was killed in action on April 20, 1944 while aboard a troop transport ship near Algiers, Algeria. The collection contains letters, documents, and a Purple Heart medal.Collection includes the following: a Wilburn L. West engraved Purple Heart Medal in original case, two empty envelopes sent from Wilburn Lewis West to his wife postmarked March 17, 1943 and August 26, 1943; Department of the Army letter, dated September 20, 1949, sent to Dallie West which states the remains of Wilburn Lewis West...
Dates: Created: 1943-1957; Other: Date acquired: 04/19/2002

West Yellow Pine Lumber Company Records, 1855-1916

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1-25
Abstract The West Yellow Pine Company records include correspondence, letterpress books, time books, invoices, account records, lumber orders, lumber reports, and railway waybills. The collection also includes the records of the Madison Southern Railway, owned by the West Yellow Pine Company.
Dates: Created: 1855 - 1916; Other: Majority of material found in 1900-1916

Westcott Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 1990-003
Scope and Contents James Diament Westcott, Jr. correspondence. The collection includes one letter, dated November 9, 1846, to John Y. Mason, from J. D. Westcott, Jr. Mason was then serving as Secretary of the Navy. The letter is in regard to a request of an appointment for Robert J. Floyd of Florida to a pursurship in the Navy and several other concerns regarding Florida's representation in various departments of the military. On the back of the letter Mason has penned his response to the requests, which were favorable. This item was formerly catalogued as MSS 2002-6. James D. Westcott III will and account book. The collection include a typed carbon of James D. Westcott's Last Will and Testament,...
Dates: Created: 1846-1931

Adolph Westheimer Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0165
Scope and Contents Adolph Joseph Westheimer served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater. The collection includes personal letters, government documents pertaining to his service, some postcards, tickets, papers with Japanese scripts, and Japanese artifacts. It also includes the oral history transcript of the Westheimer interview and manuscripts giving detailed descriptions and information on living conditions of Air Force members during the war in Japan. In addition, it includes the certificates of his physical conditions.
Dates: Created: 1932-1999; Other: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1999

Weymouth Tyree Jordan Papers

 Collection — Box: 857
Identifier: MSS 79-7
Abstract This collection contains a wide variety of materials realted to Weymouth Tyree Jordan, his life and his career. Includes biographical materials, correspondence, articles, photographs, writings, research materials, announcements, books, and related materials.
Dates: Created: 1822-1970

W.F. Barr Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-14
Scope and Contents Photostat of a letter written August 21, 1861, by W.F. Barr at C.H., Culpepper, Virginia to S. Bleckley Esq. in Anderson, South Carolina. He wrote from the Confederate Hospital that he and "several others of our Regiment" were confined with measles. He gave as his location: "We are now encamped six miles north of where we were when Mr. Hammond was here at a place called Germantown..." Others mentioned in the letter were: Tom Bagwell, Jacob Maudlin, Mrs. Hubbard, B.A. McAlster, Jas. Sloan, and A.O.N. Call.
Dates: Created: 1861 August 21; Other: Majority of material found in 1861 August 21

Whitfield notebook

 Collection — Box: 516
Identifier: MSS 0-261
Scope and Contents The George Whitfield notebook contains records of transactions between 1859 and 1864 and as well as lists of slaves, tax lists, and receipts. It is revealing as to his character, general standing and financial responsibility.

Online Copy Available http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_MSS_0261_B517_F001_I001
Dates: Created: 1859-1864; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1962

Dorothy "Dot" Douglas Whittle collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-00.0352
Abstract Dorothy "Dot" Douglas Whittle was ten years old when the Japanese invaded the Philippines in December 1941. The Japanese Army interned the Douglas family in civilian prisoner of war camps for the duration of World War II, including Camp John Hay, Camp Holmes, and Bilibid Prison. During this period, Whittle kept a diary to document everyday life in camp, including her schoolwork, schedule, games, and church activities. The US Army liberated the civilian prisoners at Bilibid Prison in February 1945 and the Douglas family subsequently repatriated to the United States. They settled in Florida, and Whittle continued high school and went on to graduate from Florida State University. She later...
Dates: Created: 1941-2007; Other: Date acquired: 05/17/2000

Wiley L. Housewright Faculty Professional Relations Committee Files

 Collection — Box: 1817
Identifier: MSS 2007-009
Scope and Contents The Wiley L. Housewright Faculty Professional Relations Committee Files primarily include correspondence and memoranda to and from the Committee during the period he served as chair. Topics include academic freedom; deliberations over 12-month contracts, faculty participation in civil rights activities, such as discussing the segregation-integration issue in the classroom; sabbaticals; Social Security benefits; tenure, and dismissal policies. Correspondents include FSU President Gordon W. Blackwell and Dean of the Faculties E. Laurence Chalmers. The collection is significant to researchers because it documents the issues facing Florida faculty during the 1960s and how they impacted the...
Dates: Created: 1959-1968; Other: Majority of material found in 1963-1964

Raymond L. Willett collection

 Collection — Box: 16.0015 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-16.0015
Scope and Contents This collection centers around a Corporal and Combat Radio Operator in the 310th Bombardment Wing, 528th Bomb Squadron, 380th Bomb Group, in the Southwest Pacific theatre of World War II. It includes handwritten radio messages, commendations, strike reports, a copy of the Filipino Press from May of 1945, and a Japanese newspaper. It also includes twenty-two aerial photographs of the Southeast Pacific, including Saigon, Indochina, Formosa, and Muong Man, Vietnam. It also includes two envelopes without letters, a Christmas card, and a modern day article from CNN.

Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/25/2016

William A. Kummerer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-07.0135
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Staff Sergeant William A. Kummerer who served with the 463rd Field Artillery Battalion, 101st Airborne Division during World War II.  The majority of this collection concerns the reunions of the 101st Airborne, 463rd Field Artillery Battalion, on the creation of the division shoulder patch. Included in the collection are many reunion photographs, photographs of the patch, Mr. Kummerer's decorations, and several captured German insignias. There are several newsletters or magazine articles that describe not only the unit's history but its efforts against the German offensive at Bastogne in December 1944. The collection further contains files and documents...
Dates: Created: 1941-1987; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 11/20/2007

William Archer Cooke Letter

 Collection — Box: 141
Identifier: MSS 1964-079
Scope and Contents Holograph letter dated 1876, from William Archer Cooke to Hon. S. Pasco, Hon. G.P. Roney and W.D. Bloxham. The letter relates to counting votes cast in Florida for state electors of President and Vice President. Also known as MSS 0-79.
Dates: Created: 1876

William C. Coleman transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0050 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0050
Scope and Contents This folder contains the oral history of William Coleman recorded on May 15, 2003.  Coleman served with the 101st Airborne Division in England and participated in the June 6, 1944 D-Day airborne operation into Normandy, France.  He was later captured by German troops and spent time in a prisoner of war camp.
Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 02/02/2004

William C. Erler collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0745
Scope and Contents This collection relates to United States Marine Corps Private First Class William C. Erler who served as a Paramarine, and later with the 26th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division during World War II.  William C. Erler was killed in action at Iwo Jima on March 2, 1945.  The collection consists of photographs and several personal letters and papers, as well as artifacts, a parachute, gas mask, pins, marksmanship badges, and medals, including his posthumously awarded Purple Heart.
Dates: Created: 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 10/02/1998

William Carrier papers

 Collection — Container: Photographs/Documents
Identifier: 02-08.0092
Scope and Contents William Carrier served as an Assistant Turret Officer aboard the USS Nashville from 1944-46 in the Pacific Theater during World War II. During Carrier's time aboard the Nashville, General Douglas MacArthur was transported twice by the Nashville. At this time, Carrier was able to capture candid photographs of MacArthur. This collection contains those photographs as well as photographs of Pacific scenery and crew, along with handwritten notes by Carrier of battles in which the USS Nashville participated. A photograph book is also included that details the...
Dates: Created: 1942-1998; Other: Date acquired: 04/29/2008

William Chaddock papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box, Folder: 05.0043 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-05.0043
Scope and Contents This collection concerns William C. Chaddock, who served in Company F, 141st Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division during World War II. The collection consists of letters and documents relating to William Chaddock's court-martial for assault in May of 1945, as well as his subsequent attempt to gain clemency. Most of the collection's letters are from William Chaddock to his brother, Richard. The collection also contains correspondence between Richard Chaddock and Senator Wayne Morse, Senator C. Douglass Buck, Senator James M. Tunnell, the office of the Secretary of War, and several US Army officers. The collection also includes several references to Resolution 195, Senator Wayne Morse's...
Dates: Created: 1945-1946; Other: Date acquired: 03/07/2005

William Daniel Marshman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-07.0115
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to William Daniel Marshman who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as Chief Quartermaster of the destroyer USS Barton (DD-599). Marshman was listed as missing in action, presumed killed in action, on November 14, 1942, when the Barton was sunk during the Guadalcanal campaign.  The collection contains Marshman’s Purple Heart Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, and American Campaign Medal. The collection also contains Marshman’s personnel records, photocopies of newspaper clippings, condolence letters, official correspondence in relation to his death, an issue of the ...
Dates: Created: 1915-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 10/16/2007

William Ernest Spence papers

 Collection — Container: Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02-06.0144
Scope and Contents This collection relates to First Sergeant William Ernest Spence who served with the 11th Antiaircraft Auto Weapons Group in the European Theater during the World War II. The collection includes letters, foreign currency, military service documents, photographs, a newspaper, postcards, and ephemera.
Dates: Created: 1939-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 07/17/2006

William F. Cramer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FSUML-2020-002
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 250 musical works, of which more than 100 are manuscript facsimiles. Many works in the collection remain unpublished. Composers from both the Americas and Europe (particularly East Europe and Russia) are represented. Most of the pieces were composed by contemporaries of Cramer, and many were composed as a direct result of Dr. Cramer's activity. Many of the scores are inscribed by the composer or Dr. Cramer, or both. Most works are for piano and trombone; however, there are also pieces accompanied by organ, orchestra or band, as well as pieces for trombone alone. Also included in the collection are four boxes of correspondence with with composers,...
Dates: 1947-1989

William F. Hankins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-136
Scope and Contents Biographical sketch of William Hankins; current and historical materials relating to the economic development of Florida; holograph notes; 68-page holograph looseleaf book listing names and addresses and pertinent information about sawmills in Florida; group of 61 pictures of timberlands and sawmills in South Florida, some aerial topographic; holograph and photocopies of holograph maps of 23 Florida counties consisting of 403 sheets, some colored; Edison flat discs relating to timber and lumber industry in Florida; clippings from newspapers and 'The Southern Lumber Journal' relating to forests, sawmills and equipments for sawmills in Florida; description and history of river boats in...
Dates: Created: 1923-1965; Other: Date acquired: 11/24/1969

William George Dodd papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2004-006
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal correspondence from 1922-1963, and research notes on Tallahassee education, the West Florida Seminary, the Florida State College for Women, and related topics. Also included are copies of a column in the Tallahassee Democrat entitled, "I remember ... in the Big Bend," and honorary awards. There are also notes on research for his book, Florida State College for Women: notes of the formative years. Additional subjects include Francis T. Dodd correspondence, Florida State University, Josephine White Dodd, Dorothy Dodd letters, William Faulkner, Tallahassee schools, and letters to Owen Rush.
Dates: Created: 1922-1963

William J. Howey Scrapbook

 Collection — Container: Wrapped Package
Identifier: MSS 1971-143
Scope and Contents The scrapbook of William J. Howey provides a clear exposition of the activities of the Republican party in Florida during 1928 when he ran for governor of the state. It contains newspaper clippings pertaining to his political opponents, economic conditions, and the development of the citrus industry in Florida.

Also known as MSS 0-143.
Dates: Created: 1928-1938; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1971

William J. McCormick Diary

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 1970-008
Scope and Contents Photocopy of the 1872 diary of Reverend William J. McCormick. The diary relates his daily activities and mentions the names of family members.

Also known as MSS 1-08 and MSS 0-285.
Dates: 1872

William James Bryan letters

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 1988-010
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence between May M. Jennings, Dr. Edward Conradi, Governor Doyle E. Carlton and others regarding the presentation of the tablet from the Battleship "Florida" to Bryan Hall of the Florida State College for Women, Tallahassee, Florida, on November 14, 1930. The tablet was placed in Bryan Hall to honor Senator Bryan.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

William L. Marshall Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 1987-006
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal correspondence, dated 1933 through 1935, from Virginia Catherine Thornton Marshall to her husband, William. Also included is Mr. Marshall's game license, a rental agreement for his Tallahassee residence, and Virginia Marshall's 1935 commencement announcement from Florida State College for Women.
Dates: 1933-1935

William Leslie Eaton papers

 Collection — Container: Official Documents
Identifier: 02-97.0005
Scope and Contents William Leslie Eaton served aboard the destroyer U.S.S. Longshaw (DD-559) until its sinking on May 18, 1945. The collection includes reproductions of official documents surrounding the sinking of the U.S.S. Longshaw, along with several pictures of the sinking. It also contains materials related to the general naval war in the Pacific Theater, including information about the U.S.S. Mississippi's bombardment of Shuri Castle at Okinawa, carrier raids on Japan, and messages from admirals praising the Pacific Fleet.
Dates: Created: 1942-1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 07/21/1997

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