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Gertrude Margaritte Ivory Bertram collection

 Collection — Container: 07.0114 - Box 1
Identifier: 07.0114
Scope and Contents This World War II collection relates to Gertrude Margaritte Ivory Bertram, an African American nurse who served in the U.S. Army. The collection consists of letters, photographs (depicting herself and her fellow nurses in uniform, as well as African American G.I.s, and a few photographs from her time in West Africa), personal items, books, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and interviews. The materials mainly document Bertram's time at Fort Bragg, NC, but there is some information concerning her life before enlistment, travels during enlistment, and life after enlistment. Most of her enlistment was spent in West Africa and at Fort Bragg, NC. This collection is important, as it covers the...
Dates: 1938-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1942; Other: Date acquired: 10/07/2007; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-22

Bertram Hylton Davis Letters

 Collection — Box: 142
Identifier: MSS 82-10
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters from literary people received when Professor Davis was chairing the English Department Lecture Committee in 1977-1978. Included is the full correspondence with Reed Whittemore. Other correspondents include: Saul Bellow, Frederick Crews, E. L. Doctorow, Tom Stoppard, and Paul Antony Tanner. There are also memos of Bertram Davis and lecture space reservation materials.

Dates: Created: 1977-1978

Fred S. Bertsch Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 08.0134
Scope and Contents This collection relates to retired U.S. Navy Captain Fred S. Bertsch Jr. who served as the Engineer Officer during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations on the destroyer U.S.S. Case and the Korean War as a naval aviator.  The collection includes a daily handwritten log journal of activities aboard the U.S.S Case which begins with his eyewitness account of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, including the attack of the U.S.S. Arizona Battleship, through the end of 1943.  The collection also contains 133 original color slides, and digitized prints of the...
Dates: Created: 1941-1991; Other: Majority of material found within 1941-1943; Other: Date acquired: 04/20/2012

Bessie Rumph Hiers Lux Collection

 Collection — Box: 1;HousedwithOtherCollections
Identifier: HP 2007-032
Scope and Contents

Bessie Rumph Hiers Lux (formerly Bessie Miller Rumph) was a Florida State College for Women student, class of 1943 (BA, Education). The items in the collection include papers related to her participation in the student organizations, student grade reports and other assorted student related ephemera and memorabilia. (See box list.)

Dates: Created: circa 1939-1943, 1993; Other: Majority of material found in circa 1939-1943

Beth Moor Papers

 Collection — Container: OS 1-4
Identifier: MSS 1986-023
Scope and Contents

The collection includes general correspondence of Beth Moor, newsclippings, photographs, and memorabilia of and about Beth Moor. A large part of this collection concerns former Florida Governor Spessard Holland as well as the Florida State College for Women (FSCW) and The Florida State University (FSU). Included in the papers are correspondence about Governor Holland, the FSU Alumni Association, and Alpha Delta Pi. Also includes photographs and memorabilia concerning Governor Holland, Beth Moor, and both FSCW and FSU.

Dates: Created: 1918-1986

Neil Betten collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01.0097
Content Description This collection was compiled by former Florida State University Department of History professor Neil Betten. It contains 41 copies of Congress Weekly: A Review of Jewish Interests from February 1942 to June 1944. This weekly newsletter was published by the American Jewish Congress, which was headed by Stephen Wise. The newsletter includes a column, "News of the Women's Division." The newsletter covered topics such as the Warsaw Ghetto, Jewish soldiers in the U.S. military, Palestine, Zionism, and current issues in the United States and overseas affecting Jews. The collection also contains a Ph.D. dissertation by Peggy G. Pelt, "Wainwright...
Dates: 1942-1944; 1994; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-06

Betty E. Redd Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2007-003
Scope and Contents

The "Odd Team" cap, and the Sophomore Council cap and pin of Florida State College for Women/Florida State University student Betty E. Redd (BS, Chemistry, 1947).

Dates: Created: circa 1940s; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2007

Betty Lewis Harrison

 Collection — Box: HUA 2018-005
Identifier: HUA 2018-005
Content Description Box 1: 2 Class of 1945 Reunion programs, 1 CO 1943 program, one CO 1944 program; Health Education Resource Services (HERS) Records for years 1997-2003 Handwritten note from Earl Ryan to Betty in '98 folder. Handwritten notes in '97, '99, DONORS folder *Contains restricted information such as financial records including gifts, payment types, amounts, social security numbers, etc.; Folder "60th reunion class of '45 contains pictures, correspondance, handwritten material, program, flyers, etc. Box 2:Folder on Dr. Lick '93 presidential selection controversy. Emeritus '98 '99 folder w/ alumi emeritus info/programs/directories. "An investment in learning" donor and...
Dates: 1943-2006

Betty Lewis Harrison Collection

 Collection — Container: 1 box
Identifier: HP 2007-044
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a scrapbook and other items relating to life as a student at Florida State College for Women as well as papers relating to the Conradi Loan Scholarship Fund. (See box list.)

Dates: Created: circa 1941-1991; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1945

Betty S. Gilson papers

 Collection — Box: 00.0209
Identifier: 00.0209
Scope and Contents

Betty S. and husband John Gilson were both medical doctors in residence in Cleveland, Ohio until John was called on active duty in the Navy. The letters in this collection were exchanged from 1944-1945 and discuss his experience in the Navy as well has her struggles on the homefront with balancing child care and professional duties while her husband served away in the U.S. Navy.

Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/11/2000

Betty Wood McNabb Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2001-02
Scope and Contents This collection of memorabilia of Betty Wood McNabb's career and life consists of scrapbooks, appointment books, articles, and 2 framed, boxed collections of objects such as medals, pins, charms, and other items. Scrapbooks, dated from 1950-1989 with photos of family, friends, cats, dogs, airplanes, and boats; correspondence from friends and family, including letters, postcards, Christmas, birthday, anniversary, get well, and thank you cards; newspaper articles written by her; and certificates of recognition and awards she received.Newspapers McNabb contributed to included: Albany Herald 1951-61; Albany Journal 1958-70; Atlanta Constitution 1962; Boston Globe 1990; Chicago...
Dates: Created: 1950-1989

Beulah Pipkin Papers

 Collection — Box: 1449
Identifier: MSS 1996-016
Scope and Contents

The Beulah Pipkin papers include clippings, correspondence, and memorabilia. The clippings, dated from 1924 to 1985, concern Florida State University (FSU) history and include some from the Polk County Quarterly. Among the correspondence are letters from Ella Bisbee to Pipkin regarding a fifty year reunion class biography book and letter from FSU to Pipkin. The majority of the correspondence is from the 1970s. Included in the memorabilia is a citation from FSU and a letter from the director of the Alumni Association to Beulah Pipkin dated October 1969.

Dates: Created: 1924-1985

Beverly Jean Fogarty Smith Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2008-001
Scope and Contents

Personal items of Florida State College for Women/Florida State University student Beverly Jean Fogarty Smith (formerly Beverly Jean Fogarty) (BA, Education, 1950). Items include freshman papers, programs, personal photographs, and assorted ephemera and memorabilia. She is the sister of Marjorie Fogarty Lee (Accession No. HP-2007-014). (See box list.)



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this Collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: Created: 1946-1952; Other: Majority of material found in 1946-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/15/2008

Bibliographic Associates Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 1992-007
Scope and Contents

Correspondence to and from Norman L. Kilpatrick, Director of Florida State University Libraries, concerning the founding and early meetings of the Bibliographical Associates, an informal campus group that met to share interests in collecting rare books, old maps, original manuscripts, and other printed materials.

Dates: Created: 1954-1955

Billy Thomas Miner collection

 Collection — Container: Papers/Artifacts
Identifier: 13.0019
Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers and artifacts collected by Billy Thomas Miner, who served during World War II as a Pharmacist's Mate, 1st Class, U.S.Navy. Miner's service brought him honors such as the Marine Expeditionary Force Ribbon, Point System, Victory Medal World War II, Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Good Conduct Medal, and Asiatic Pacific Medal with 4-Stars.

The collection includes Miners' uniform, metals, ribbons, his newspaper collection, photographs, and his personal papers. It also includes various Japanese artifacts, such as a Senninbari, cloth items, plates, military papers, and manuals.

Dates: Created: 1937-1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1937-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/22/2013

Biography of J.T. Bernard

 Collection — Box: 1729
Identifier: MSS 2001-09
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a three page handwritten biography of J.T. Bernard (born August 20, 1829-died 1909).

Dates: undated

Archie William Birchwood collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0165 - Folder 1
Identifier: 09.0165
Content Description

This collection relates to Archie William Birchwood who served with the U.S. Coast Guard as a border patrolman and the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II. With the Coast Guard, Birchwood searched for illegal immigrants along the Coast of Florida between Miami and Pensacola. This collection includes an oral history transcript and supporting documents including radio licenses, salary, and a merchant passport.

Dates: 1937-1946; Other: Date accessioned

Bird and Ulmer Papers

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 1964-020
Scope and Contents

The Bird and Ulmer papers consist of photocopies of correspondence, land deeds, tax papers, political and other speeches, resolutions, and papers pertaining to church, lodges, last will, accounts of executors of estates, reports of estate, division of land, and division of slaves with values assigned. These papers pertain chiefly to the plantations of Bunker Hill, Nacossa, and Freelawn, which flourished before the Civil War. The majority of the papers are dated from the 1850s through the late 1800s, although a handful are from the 1920s.

Also known as MSS 0-20.

Dates: Created: 1851-1922; Other: Date acquired: 10/30/1964

Catherine Black transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2011 Box, Folder: 11.0007-Folder 1
Identifier: 11.0007
Scope and Contents

This oral history interview transcript relates to the life experiences of Catherine Black, an American woman who grew up in the Great Depression and came of age during World War II. Black recounts growing up during the Great Depression, graduating college, her life on the home front, and her life after the war. She discusses raising a child when her husband was at war, living in Arkansas near a Japanese internment camp, becoming a early widow after the war, her remarrige, and her second husband's experiences as a B17 Bomber Pilot during the War.

Dates: Date of interview: November 30, 2010; Event: 1922-2010; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-15

Black Student Union Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HUA 2017-057
Scope and Contents The Florida State University Black Student Union (BSU) is a student government agency that offers black students a form of identity and social life on campus. Founded in 1968, BSU seeks to develop unity among black students and functions as a vehicle of communication to the faculty and administration of Florida State University. Please note this collection is unprocessed. See restrictions note for more information. Below is a listing of the collection's current contents. Box 1: Executive Board Meeting Agenda, 2013-14BSU Seminole Minority Leadership Institute Application, after 2011Student Government Applications, 2014 -...
Dates: Created: 1990-2017

Henry Fremont Blake collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 17.0009
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Henry Fremont Blake who served in the United States Navy in the Pacific Theater as a Store Keeper 2nd Class during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Tyrrell (AKA-80).  The collection includes personal items and artifacts.

Dates: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 06/17/2017

Records of J.W. Blanding, Office of Business Manager

 Collection
Identifier: 602
Scope and Contents Records reveal the establishment of many of the first administrative undertakings at the museum, such as the creation of a museum plaza, museum signage, seawall construction, and information on the Asolo Theater and museum library. Correspondence is varied. Of special interest are those exchanged with museum director, A. Everett Austin, 1947-1952 and with Karl Bickel, 1947-1951. Financial records include: gate receipt log books for 1946, 1947, 1948 and 1949; cash receipt ledgers dating from 1935 – 1946; a check book with entries form 1946-1947; a 1950 audit report, mortgage releases 1950-1952; and financial statements for 1946, 1947, and 1948. There is a silver collection inventory, bids...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1946 - 1952; 1935 - 1956

Blank FSU Scrapbooks

 Collection — Container: HUA 2018-123
Identifier: HUA 2018-123
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two blank Florida State University scrapbooks.

Dates: Other: Undated

Blue Ridge Institute for Southern Community Service Executives Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1976-019
Abstract

This collection includes the proceedings of the annual Blue Ridge Institute, presentations that were not part of the proceedings but were presented at the Institute, programs, invitations, invitation lists, correspondence, background material, photographs and various related materials, including audio tapes and video tapes.

Dates: Created: 1927-2006

Cecil Blumenstein transcript

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box 21 (.0592-00.0617)
Identifier: 00.0597
Scope and Contents

Cecil Blumenstein (served 1943-1945) discusses his experiences in the 13th Armored Division in Germany in the winter and spring of 1945. Blumenstein was captured and spent a brief period of time in a POW camp before being liberated and sent back to the front. He fought in several engagements. This collection consists of an interview transcript.

Dates: Created: 1925-1946; Other: Date acquired: 03/13/2001

Harold G. Blunk papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 14.0004
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harold G. Blunk served as Sergeant Major for the 5th Air Depot Group, 39th Station Composite Squadron, Administrative Division, 35th Depot Repair, in the 8th Air Force Command Station in England from 1943-1945. This collection contains photographs, a newspaper clipping, and documents relating to his personal life and military career.

Dates: Created: 1942-1962; Other: Date acquired: 12/14/2013

Bob Graham Letter

 Collection — Box: 148
Identifier: MSS 1981-003
Scope and Contents

Typescript letter, dated June 17, 1981, signed by Bob Graham in which he thanks Mrs. Opal M. Free of the FSU Library for gathering materials for a 2nd Annual history dinner.

Also known as MSS 0-303.

Dates: Created: June 17, 1981

Bob Perrone Athletics Materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HUA 2018-003
Scope and Contents Boxes 1-25 contain Media Guides and Game ProgramsBox 1: All sports, 1947-1959 Box 2: All sports, 1959-1969 Box 3: All sports, 1969-1975 Box 4: All sports, 1975-1980 Box 5: All sports, 1980-1985 Box 6: All sports, 1985-1988 Box 7: All sports, 1988-1990 Box 8: All sports, 1990-1993 Box 9: All sports, 1993-1996 Box 10: All sports, 1996-1998 Box 11: All sports, 1998-1999 Box 12: All sports, 1999-2001 Box 13: All sports, 2001-2003 Box 14: All sports, 2003-2004 Box 15: All sports, 2004-2005 Box 16: All sports, 2005-2006 Box 17: All sports, 2006-2007 Box 18: All sports, 2007-2008 Box 19: All sports, 2008-2009 Box 20: All sports, 2009-2010 Box 21: All sports, 2010-2011 Box 22:...
Dates: 1947-2017

Bob Taggart papers

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 89-2
Scope and Contents

Typed autobiographical sketch of Bob Taggart, addressed to "My Dear Jerry." Contains reminiscences of Florida during the 1920s and his acquaintance with Jerry Willams Carter. Letter also covers his life in Texas as a boy and his many adventures throughout his varied careers as a telegraph operator, sailor, soldier, farmer and salesman. Taggart also goes in depth about his experiences serving in both World Wars. 61 pages.

Dates: Other: February 20, 1948

Bobby Kaminis Materials

 Collection — Container: HUA Accessions Box 31
Identifier: HUA 2016-124
Content Description

Book: To Leave the World Too Felt by Bobbie Kaminis (alumni of FSU) L'eggs employee bulletin that includes obituary for Bobbie Kaminis

Dates: 1968; 1974

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