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Bank of Florida Letter

 Collection — Box: 515
Identifier: MSS 0-13
Scope and Contents

The three page letter, signed by E.G. Booth, secretary to D.S. Kennedy, Esq. of New York, gives a list of drafts drawn on several individuals and then the details of a bill of lading covering 41 bales of cotton, all being sent for discount. The postscript refers to the financial difficulties then existing in Florida banking circles.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1952; 1844

Joseph T. Bannan papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box 4 (05.0102-05.0132), Folder: 05.0128 - Folder 1
Identifier: 05.0128
Scope and Contents

This collection follows Joseph T. Bannan as he served aboard the U.S.S. Panamint (AGC13). He was under the command of Admiral Arthur D. Struble. On this ship were photograph developers that obtained the picture of renowned wartime journalist, Ernie Pyle, lying dead on the island of Le Shima. Only two copies were ever made and the original was destroyed shortly after its creation to prevent a decline in American morale. This collection contains a photocopy of one of the original copies owned by Bannan.

Dates: Created: 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 09/12/2005

Bannerman Family Materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HUA 2015-014
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, ephemera, and photographs from the Bannerman family. Materials include Village Vamps note from 1947, letter from parents to Ann Bannerman from 1948, invitation for Ann Bannerman to Pi Beta Phi from 1947, Margaret Strum photograph (now Maggie Allesee), Ann Bannerman report card from Demonstration School from 1936-1938, Mary Bannerman FSCW record slips, Bob Lee Bannerman report cards from Demonstration School 1930-1941, two Westcott photographs, FSCW Diplomafor Inez Bannerman Seabrook 1938, Flastacowo 1914 and 1915, and a white dress.

Dates: 1914-1948

Barbara Boling Anderson Collection

 Collection — Container: HUA Accessions Box 48
Identifier: HP 2009-046
Scope and Contents

Items include three photographs, FSU Artist Series programs, and other assorted documents, publications and ephemera relating to Barbara Boling Anderson's college life at Florida State College for Women and Florida State University, from 1947-1950.

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: 1947-1950; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2009

Barbara Fortner Collection

 Collection — Container: HUA Accessions Box 29
Identifier: HUA 2020-026
Scope and Contents

Materials from when she transferred to FSU in 1964. Materials include four welcome letters, one from the FSU student body president, one from the University Chaplain, one from chief justice of the honor court, and one from dean of women, Fashion View at FSU booklet, FSU 1964 orientation booklet, and Your Campus Guide to the Florida State University booklet

Dates: 1964

Barbara Gier papers

 Collection — Container: 00.0554 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0545
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of World War II personal letters to family, primarily her mother, from Barbara Gier who served as a U.S. Army Nurse in France. Several letters provide vivid descriptions of the English and French countrysides.

Dates: Created: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/24/2000

Barbara McCrimmon Research Collection

 Collection — Container: Personal Papers
Identifier: MSS 2001-01

Letters and research materials of Barbara McCrimmon, Florida State University alumna, mainly concerning her time spent drafting the biography of Dr. Richard Garnett.

Dates: Created: 1895 - 1993; Other: Majority of material found in 1975-1993; Other: Date acquired: 06/06/2011

Barbara Morrison Secretary of State war ballot scrapbook

 Collection — Container: OS H.7
Identifier: MSS 1-19
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of the Administration of the Official War Ballot in the Office of Secretary of State. A project done by Barbara Morrison, 'intern' in the Office of the Secretary of State. Subject is World War II absentee war ballots. It documents the administration of Public Law 712 (Federal) which provides for absentee voting by service personnel serving away from place of residence.

Dates: Other: November 7, 1942

George and Hazel Barbour papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 1 (01.0001-01.0033), Folder: 01.0026 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0026
Scope and Contents The collection of George and Hazel Barbour relates to George Barbour who served in the 14th Air Force "Flying Tigers" in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater, and his wife Hazel Barbour who remained on the home front during World War II. The collection contains an oral history transcript interview of George Barbour.  It also contains Barbour's unofficial flight journal. Also included are memoirs by his wife, Hazel Barbour, of life on the home front in South Portland, Maine. The collection also consists of brief recollections of her mother (who worked at a shipyard in South Portland, Oregon) on the life of the Pueblo Air Base.  Moreover, the collection contains log notes of George...
Dates: Created: 1942-2003; Other: Majority of material found within 1941-1946; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2002

Robert B. Barnick collection

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box 6 (00.0140-00.0177), Folder: 00.0140
Identifier: 00.0140
Content Description

This collection relates to Robert B. Barnick who served in the European Theater of Operations as part of the Italian campaign with the 10th Mountain Division, 604th Field Artillery. This collection includes a manuscript titled "In My Right Mind," newspaper clippings relating to his service, and photographs.

Dates: February 2000; Event: 1943-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-12-01

Zeddie P. Barron, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 07.0077
Scope and Contents

This collection pertains to Technician Fifth Grade Zeddie P. Barron, Jr., who was stationed in Virginia, Kentucky, Ireland, Britain, France, Holland, Belgium, and Germany between 1943 and 1945. As a clerk in the 552nd Railhead Company, Barron was attached to the First Engineer Special Brigade. The collection contains personal letters sent from Barron to his wife throughout his period of service, military documents including a ration book, Barron's military record and entrance physical, as well as newspaper clippings, envelopes, and an unpublished poem by Eugene S. Masters reacting to the use of the atomic bomb.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; 1939-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2007-06-12; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-22

Elfriede Gertrude Bartau-Little transcript

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box 1 (04.0001-04.0045), Folder: 04.0002 - Folder 1
Identifier: 04.0002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the transcript of an interview with Elfriede Gertrud Bartau-Little who grew up in Germany during WWII.

Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2004

Bartholomew Lynch Journal

 Collection — Box: 152
Identifier: MSS 0-180
Scope and Contents

Journal in manuscript kept by US Army Private Bartholomew M. Lynch, commanded by Lieutenant John Graham during the Florida War. Early entries document his training and travel from New York to Florida on board the "Southern liner called America." Includes an eyewitness description of the captive Seminole leader Osceola, dated May 2, 1837.

Pages one and two are missing; page three begins with an entry for October 3, 1836.

Online Copy Available

Dates: 1836-1839; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/1954

Robert Otto Bauer collection

Identifier: 18.0015
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Technician Fifth Grade Robert Otto Bauer who served with the 100th Infantry Division Band and subsequently Company C, 8th Armored Infantry Battalion, 20th Armored Division, in the European Theater during World War II. The collection includes artifacts, German World War II pilot flying helmets, photographs, veteran association newsletters, and ephemera. One unpublished photograph includes actress Ingrid Bergman posing with Bauer during the war. Photographs and memorabilia related to Bauer's wife, Joyce Ann Bauer, are also included in the collections.

Dates: Created: 1941-2004; Other: Date acquired: 2018-05-16; Other: 2018-05-21

Bea Quinn Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2023-01
Dates: 1944 - 1994

Beanie, Eloise Odell Goulding Levy "F Club" Cap

 Collection — Container: HUA Accessions Box 51
Identifier: HP 2007-030
Scope and Contents

"F Club" cap of Florida State College for Women student Eloise Odell Goulding Levy (formerly Eloise Odell Goulding) (BS, Human Sciences, 1945). [3D Object].

Dates: Created: circa 1942-1945

Clyde Campbell Beaver collection

 Collection — Container: 17.0004 - Box 1
Identifier: 17.0004
Scope and Contents

This collection contains artifacts, papers, and photographs that belonged to Clyde Campbell Beaver from his time serving in the U.S. Army in the Corps of Engineers as a draftsman during World War II in the Pacific Theater.  The artifacts include his draftsman tools, jacket, camera, and Bronze Star.  The papers include official Army documents, newspaper clippings about Clyde, a personal letter to his wife, Adele Beaver, and a telegram.  The photographs include photographs of Clyde in the Philippines, photographs with his wife and mother, and photographs he took himself.

Dates: 1941-1990; Other: Date acquired: 02/16/2017; Date accessioned: 2017-05-23

Daniel Dean Becker collection

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box 4 (02.0093-02.0113), Folder: 02.0098 , Folder: 01
Identifier: 02.0098
Content Description

This collection relates to Daniel Dean Becker who served in the 110th Signal Company, 10th Mountain Division in Italy during World War II. This collection contains a veterans questionnaire and memoir entitled "Memoirs of a Signalman: 110 Signal Company, 10th Mountain Division, Italy World War II."

Dates: September 9, 1999; Event: Majority of material found within 1943-1946; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-12-02

Walter Carl Beckham collection

 Collection — Container: 19.0013 - Box 1
Identifier: 19.0013
Content Description

This collection relates to Colonel Walter Carl Beckham who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps as a P-47 fighter pilot with the 353rd Fighter Group in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. He was credited 18 aerial victories. He was shot down and subsequently became a German Prisoner of War. He was the recipient of the Distingquished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Silver Star, Air Medal, and Legion of Merit. This collection contains Beckham's medals, badges, pins, photographs, veteran's items, and newspaper articles.

Dates: circa 1941-1996; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-06-27

Beckley Films Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2019-006
Content Description

Motion picture films documenting the productions of Beckley Films, Inc of Bradenton, Florida.

Dates: 1962 - 1993

Beehive Mariners Chapter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 15.0037
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to the Utah Beehive Chapter of the Merchant Marine veterans' organization who served during World War II. The collection contains various documents and photographs related to veterans of this chapter.

Dates: 1945-2014; Other: Date accessioned: 2015-01-01

Bellamy-White Duel

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-17
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a three-page letter by Edwin Pugsley that gives some background on Senator William White and Abraham Bellamy, both of Monticello, Florida, principals of the duel, and a detailed description of the "English Duelling Pistols" chosen by them. Also, how Mr. Pugsley came into possession of the information about the historic duel and of the pistols.

The pistols, still in Mr. Pugsley's possession as of the writing of the letter in 1958, are illustrated in a little book Famous guns from famous collections by H. W. Bowman.

Dates: 1958; Other: Date acquired: 03/25/1958

Ben C. Willis Addresses and Article

 Collection — Box: 1817
Identifier: MSS 2008-022
Scope and Contents

Addresses delivered by former Florida Circuit Judge Ben C. Willis and an article written by Willis for the Florida Heritage Foundation News and Views. These materials are useful to researchers studying Tallahassee life during the 1930s. According to Lee Willis, these addresses were probably given at the Exchange Club in Tallahassee, which met at the Cherokee Hotel until it closed.

Includes MSS 2008-021.

Dates: Created: 1972, 1986

Bender Collection

 Collection — Box: HUA Accessions Box 9
Identifier: HUA 2021-028
Content Description

Three letters and seven Tallahassee postcards

Dates: 1905-1949

Benjamin Epstein papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 2 (06.0075-06.0150), Folder: 06.0113 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0113
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a transcript provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Benjamin Epstein was a Jewish American serviceman who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942-1946, and he trained at Fort Logan, Colorado. He was transported on the U.S.S. Dorchester, which was torpedoed by a German U-Boat in February 1943. He described escaping from the sinking ship and swimming to one of two lifeboats. He was picked up by the U.S.S. Escambia and taken to Greenland. He remained in Greenland until January 1945 where he was transferred to Fort Totten, New York and remained there until discharged in 1946.

Dates: Created: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/2005

Arthur B. Benson and Claude B. Shook Family papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2017 Box 2 (17.0028-17.0036), Folder: 17.0032
Identifier: 17.0032
Scope and Contents

This family collection relates to Technician 4th Grade Sergeants Claude B. Shook, 207th Field Artillery Battalion, and Arthur B. Benson, 705th Tank Destroyer Battalion,  who were brother in laws and both served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater. Arthur B. Benson was killed in action on August 14, 1944. The collection contains letters, photograph negatives, a unit newsletter, ephemera, and diary.

Dates: 1942-1948; Other: Majority of material found within 1944; Other: Date acquired: 11/28/2017

Norman Conway Benson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0101
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Technician 5th Grade Norman Conway Benson who served with Company A, 1st Battalion, General Headquarters, United States Army Forces Pacific during World War II. The collection includes the contents of two scrapbooks, letters, government and identification information, and additional photographs during Norman Conway Benson's time serving the Army in the Philippines in 1944 and 1946. The letters and photographs originate from Norman Conway Benson's family, friends, and wartime girlfriend, Barbara Louise Howard. Photographs in the collection include family, friends, and Benson's time spent in the Philippines, Leyte, Luzon, Hollandia, New Guinea, and Canada....
Dates: 1943-1947; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-09-19

Harold W. Benzenberg collection

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 2 (06.0075-06.0150), Folder: 06.0091 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0091
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harold W. Benzenberg who served as a Photographer's Mate Third Class, and as a submarine spotter on the U.S. coast in New York and Maryland during World War II. This collection contains Benzenberg's certificate of fitness, honorable discharge papers, dog tags, certificate of satisfactory service, navy training course certificate, selective service system request, notice of separation service, and three photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1954; Other: Date accessioned: 2006-06-06

Harold E. Bergman papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box 6 (05.0149-05.0178), Folder: 05.0173 - Folder 1
Identifier: 05.0173
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harold E. Bergman's (Army Counter Intelligence Corps). The collection contains a memoir of his service. He volunteered in December 1939, spent two years in ROTC, and was later assigned as a clerk for Medical Replacement Training Center (MRTC), within the 54th Training Battalion.

Dates: 1939-1953; Other: Majority of material found within 1945; Other: Date acquired: 12/12/2005; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-19

Sheldon F. Berlow collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 13.0020
Content Description

This collection relates to Sheldon F. Berlow who served with the 352nd Fighter Group, 8th Air Force, as the chief public information officer. This collection contains letters, photographs, newspapers, and official documents from Sheldon F. Berlow's time in England and Belgium. Numerous photographs document the activities of the 352nd Fighter Group. Letters discuss the progress of the war in Europe and life on the homefront.

Dates: 1934-1980; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-10-07

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