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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 Many works in the collection remain unpublished.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

William Meriwether Furlow, Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-18.0003
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Lieutenant William Meriwether Furlow, Jr. who served with the U.S. Navy during World War II on the U.S.S. Bunker Hill (CV-17) aircraft carrier in the Pacific Theater. The collection includes U.S. Navy uniform items which belonged to Furlow, Jr.

Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/21/2018

William O. Oldson papers

 Collection — Container: Documents/Pamphlets
Identifier: 02-97.0011
Scope and Contents

This collection containes numerous publications primarily relating to the experience of American troops in Europe in WW2. Numerous sources relate to the liberation of the concentration camps by American troops and the Holocaust in general.

Dates: Created: 1940-2010; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/1999

William P. Slusser Papers

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 1986-013
Scope and Contents

Papers of William P. Slusser including receipts, payment orders, store accounts, a newspaper advertisement of public sale, and sales at auction on account.

Dates: Created: 1859-1877

William R. Haussmann papers

 Collection — Box: Single Fold Collections - 2001, Folder: 01.0094 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0094
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to William R. Haussmann who served during World War II in the European Theater with the 4th Cavalry Group. This collection contains photographs and a memoir.

Dates: Created: 1946-2001; Other: Date acquired: 07/18/2009

William R. Lueders collection

 Collection — Container: Oral History Interview Transcript
Identifier: 02-05.0070
Scope and Contents

The collection of William R. Lueders contains an oral history transcript of an interview provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Lueders served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a cameraman in the 163rd Signal Photo Company in the North African, Mediterranean, and European (ETO) Theaters. The collection also includes two photographs of an unnamed concentration camp in France and a Veteran's questionnaire.

Dates: Created: 1933-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1941; Other: Date acquired: 04/12/2005

William Rogers Manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1450
Identifier: MSS 96-20
Scope and Contents

'Shakespeare and English History' by William Hudson Rogers. 218 page typed manuscript in binder. A critique of Shakespeare's historical dramas of British royalty. Undated.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 08/00/1996

William S. Coker Papers

 Collection — Box: 308
Identifier: MSS 75-7
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two photocopied typescripts. The first is entitled From Loyalists to Rebels: Panton, Leslie and Company and John Forbes and Company. This paper was read at the St. Augustine meeting of the Conference Group for Social and Administrative History on "Loyalists and American Loyalism," February 7, 1975, and was to be published with other papers from that conference. The other typescript is Enterpreneures in the British and Spanish Floridas, 1775-1821. This paper was read at the second Florida American Revolution Bicentennial Commission (FARBC) meeting in Miami Beach,...
Dates: 1973-1975; Other: Date acquired: 05/20/1975

William Smith Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2009-009
Scope and Contents

Personal photographs of William Smith, including photos taken for a Photo Journalism class assignment.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: 1953-1956; Other: Date acquired: 03/03/2009

William Thomas (W. T.) Cash Papers

 Collection — Container: briefcase
Identifier: MSS 2011-0614a
Abstract

A collection of papers by William Thomas (W.T.) Cash. Notably, this collection contains the manuscript for his book Biennials. Personal business ledgers and other short manuscripts are also housed in this collection.

Dates: Created: approximately 1878-1951

William Warren Rogers and Robert David Ward Manuscript

 Collection — Box: 321
Identifier: MSS 83-5
Scope and Contents

Corrected typescript draft of August Reckoning: Jack Turner and Racism in Post-Civil War Alabama by William Warren Rogers and Robert David Ward. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press. 1973.

Dates: 1973; Other: Date acquired: 07/28/1983

William Wilson letters

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 77-6
Scope and Contents

Six letters written by William Wilson to his sister Lucretia Wilson Dutton (Mrs. Asa). Five of the letters are written from Tallahassee, Florida, and offer some interesting material about the area in the 1820s through early 1850s.

Dates: Created: 1827-1846

Raymond L. Williams collection

 Collection — Box: 20.0002- Box 1
Identifier: 02-20.0002
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Raymond L. Williams, who served in the U.S. Army occupation immdediately after World War II in Eastern Italy and the Balkans. This collection contains artifacts and newspaper articles relating to the life and service of Raymond L. Williams

Dates: 1945-2020

Willie Mae Williams collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-04.0144
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Willie Mae Williams, an African American woman, who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II. The collection includes an oral history interview, photographs, newspaper clippings, a cassette tape of the oral history, a woman's veterans hat, a Women's Army Corps souvenir tray, a Women's Army Corps tag, and a yearbook for the 1881st Service Command unit. In her oral history interview, she discusses basic training for women and the WAC's unpreparedness for the women. She worked in the hospital and talks about life as a female on base and in traveling off base to visit civilians; talk about female pregnancy in the WAC.

Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/16/2009

Wilson D. Brooks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-14.0024
Scope and Contents Wilson Dean Brooks participated in significant events during and after World War II. He was a part of the liberation of Dachau, Battle of the Bulge, and worked as an investigator for the War Crimes Board. His collection contains photographs capturing the liberation of Dachau, a journal describing military life in Europe, which includes details about Battle of the Bulge, and a vast amount of documents that pertain to war crime trials he oversaw as a judge advocate. His case reports on war crimes make up the bulk of his collection and contain victim testimonies, arrest reports, instances of maltreatment and murder, and other notable information. The files include testimonies from victims...
Dates: Created: 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/02/2014

Wings of the Morning Typescript

 Collection — Box: 310
Identifier: MSS 0-322
Abstract

Typescript of the memoirs of Joyce Isabella Mann of New Harmony, Indiana, authored by Mary Lou Robson Fleming.

Dates: Created: 1967; Other: Date acquired: 06/07/1968

Sheridan S. Winkelman papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0529 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0529
Scope and Contents

These papers relate to Sheridan S. Winkelman, who served in the China Burma India (CBI) Theater during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 12 Bombardment Group. The manuscript covers many topics, such as training and US activities in CA, Myrtle Beach, SC, and then in the CBI Theater, life in India, the economic crisis, prostitution, anti-Japanese sentiment, and gender concepts in China. He also discusses coming home and peace at the end of the war.

Dates: 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 09/24/2001

Willis Winston transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0131 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0131
Content Description

Willis Winston served with 2nd Battalion 7th Regiment, 1st Marine Division in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II. He participated in the campaigns for Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester, and Peleliu This collection contains an oral history.

Dates: May 12, 2004; Event: Majority of material found within 1940-1946

Winthrop Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-266
Scope and Contents Business, personal, family and military papers, correspondence, orders, bills, pictures, publications, engineering diagrams and blueprints. This collection contains the business papers of John S. Winthrop and Mrs. Susan Winthrop, including correspondence, plantation records, bills, orders, mortgages, tax information and bookkeeping records. There are also personal and family papers of the Winthrop family, including pictures of persons such as Sindey Alder and members of the Winthrop family, as well as the military papers for Captain Guy L. Winthrop. The collection contains a set of eight blueprints and designs, the business papers of Francis B. Winthrop, and a map of Burrow Hill...
Dates: Created: 1592-1970; Other: Majority of material found in 1841-1941; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1969

George Winton collection

 Collection — Box: 11.0079- Box 1
Identifier: 02-11.0079
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters and postcards written by Harry L. Lewis who served with the U.S. Army’s 158th Postal Company that was deployed to England and later France. The collection also consists of several additional letters and postcards from other Patterson residents to Lawrence Anderson of Patterson, New Jersey.

Dates: 1943-1947

George Ronald Wiszneauckas collection

 Collection — Box: 08.0171-Box 1
Identifier: 02-08.0171
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to George Ronald Wiszneauckas who served as a Captain in the U.S. Army as a Signal Officer for the 81st Infantry Division. This collection contains brochures from Camp San Luis Obispo, Camp Rucker, New Caledonia and other Pacific islands. The collection also includes newsletters from The Wildcat, a military newsletter, Japanese Naval binoculars, and military documents.

Dates: 1941-1946

Alan and Rita Wold collection

 Collection — oversize: 19.0026-Box 1
Identifier: 02-19.0026
Content Description

This collection relates to Alan and Rita Wold. Alan served as a Staff Sergeant with Company F, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division in the European Theater during World War II. He received the Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Silver Star Medal. Rita Wold attended high school in Cleveland, Ohio during the war. The collection contains photographs, military documents, personal documents, marriage papers, and medals.

Dates: 1924-1949

Wood Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 1964-271
Scope and Contents

Manuscript letter written Feb. 6, 1865 "On the lines near Richmond" to Mrs. M.S. Wood from her husband; written on both sides, 2 sheets are both torn into 4 pieces by wear; letter in poor condition, faded, discolored, and badly worn.

Also known as MSS 0-271.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in February 6, 1865; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1960

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