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Lawrence Burzynski collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box, Folder: 07.0088 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-07.0088
Content Description This collection relates to Lawrence Burzynski, who enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1939 and was discharged in 1946 with the rank of Chief Electricians Mate. This collection contains a compilation of entries from Burzynski's diary during his seven years in the Navy. The diary provides an account of nearly every facet of U.S. Navy life during WWII and provides testimony on key moments of the war, including the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Dates: June 11, 1939 - June 30, 1946

Rowland G. Bush collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-09.0113
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Technician Fifth Grade Rowland G. Bush, who served as a medical corpsman with the 104th Infantry Division, and was killed in action on October 25, 1944. The collection contains his Purple Heart and Silver Star, as well as their accompanying certificates, a Western Union telegram notifying his mother of his death, condolence letters, correspondence requesting his body be moved from Belgium to California, photographs of Rowland and his family, and the 48-star flag from his burial service.
Dates: 1944-1948; Other: Majority of material found within 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/2009

Butler and Cowart families collection

 Collection — Box: 15.0014 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-15.0014
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to Thomas A. Butler, who served as a First Lieutenant in the 468th Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AAA) Battalion during World War II. Butler served in France and Germany from 1944-1945, receiving five battle stars and a bronze star medal. In the immediate months following the war, he was stationed at the Berchtesgaden Hof Hotel, which was adjacent to Hitler’s retreat at Obersalzberg, where he operated the Hotel as a retreat for Army officers. Butler maintained a detailed Service Record Book that includes his personal information, transfers, the locations he was deployed, the people he met, and military letters he received during and after the war. In aggregate, Butler’s...
Dates: Created: 1943-1950; Other: Majority of material found within 1945-1947; Other: Date acquired: 07/28/2015 by Dr. Marie E. Cowart

Robert L. and Virginia Butler papers

 Collection — Box: 17.0030 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-17.0030
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Corporal Robert L. Butler, who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in the U.S., and his wife Virginia Butler. This collection contains letters sent between Robert and Virginia while he was training at six different locations from 1944 to 1945. Also included in the collection are letters to Robert from his mother Vedale Butler (née Irwin) and letters to Robert from his brother Charles. The letters are personal but some discuss Robert’s daily routine while in training. Virginia’s letters mostly discuss her day-to-day routine at home in Michigan and the lives of their friends and family.
Dates: Created: 1937-1945; Other: Majority of material found within 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/02/2017

C. Farris Bryant Campaign News Clippings

 Collection — Container: Newsclippings
Identifier: MSS 98-4
Scope and Contents Clippings from Florida Clipping Service and unmarked clippings (some no source noted) concerning Farris Bryant's campaign as Democratic candidate for Governor of Florida and the campaigns of other Florida Democratic candidates. Date Range: August 31, 1960 - November 8, 1960.
Dates: Created: August 31, 1960 - November 8, 1960; Other: Date acquired: 12/00/1998

C. McDonald Campbell Collection

 Collection — Container: HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-040
Scope and Contents C. McDonald Campbell was a Florida College for Women student, class of 1935.  The items in the collection relate to her 50 year reunion in 1985. (See box list.)
Dates: Created: 1985

Clifford Robert Cain papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-14.0036
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers and memorabillia of Clifford Robert Cain (United States Navy's, Aviation Radioman First Class, Chief Petty Officer Electronicsman) including his aviator's log book, discharge papers, certificate of training completion, financial records, identification card, leatherbound service record case, and various documents from the Veteran's Administration.  Cain served at Lakehurst Naval Air Station.  He supported the Blimp-Zeppelin program.
Dates: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found within 1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/12/2014

George R. Cain collection

 Collection — Box: 00.0559- Box 1
Identifier: 02 -00.0559
Content Description This collection relates to George R. Cain and his service as a communications officer in the 23rd Fighter Group, also known as the Flying Tigers, in China during World War II. The collection includes a variety of memorabilia, which spans from the beginning of George H. Cain's service in 1940 until his death in 2000. A few sources in the collection provide an overview of military service on the island of Hawaii. Others document his post-service work with his local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.
Dates: 1940-2000

Cal and Mary Jane Koesy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2009-015
Scope and Contents The Cal and Mary Jane Koesy Collection consists of personal photographs related to the couple's student experiences at Florida State College for Women and Florida State University from 1944-1952.
Dates: Created: 1944-1952

California Poetry in the Schools Program Collection (Shaw Collection addition)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2011-0701
Scope and Contents 1 folder of California Poetry in the Schools (CPIT) Newsletters, 1 folder of correspondence related to orders of CPIT poetry anthologies with lists of items purchased for the Shaw Collection.

Note to researchers: This collection is in process, and portions remain unavailable to researchers at this time. Please contact FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives for more information.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 07/01/2011

Calista Louise Bliler collection

 Collection — Container: Letters/Documents/Photographs/Ephemera
Identifier: 02-98.0329
Abstract The Calista Louise Bliler collection consists of official military papers and personal photographs, letters, and notes of the first woman to become an officer from the U.S. Naval Air Station in Dallas, TX.
Dates: Created: 1942-1954; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1943; Other: Date acquired: 06/21/2017

Calvin Patterson Research Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2011-020
Scope and Contents The Calvin Patterson Research Collection contains digitized items such as articles, correspondence, and documents related to events and scholarships in memory of Calvin Patterson compiled by alumnus Tommy Warren.
Dates: Created: 1968-2009; Other: Date acquired: 05/27/2011

Kenneth F. Cameron papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2008 Box, Folder: 08.0042 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-08.0042
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Kenneth F. Cameron of Portland, Maine who provided a telephone interview on February 8, 2001, concerning his experiences in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The collection contains an oral history interview transcript. The transcript consists of an 8-page oral history interview. In the interview he discusses working in a shipyard, joining the Seabees, and the places he served in the Pacific. He talks about building for the war relief program, and Bundles for Britain. Some other topics Cameron discusses are working on LSTs while under fire from the Japanese, the climate in the South Pacific, catching malaria, weight loss, and returning home to a war...
Dates: 1941-1946; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 02/14/2008

Frances and Lamar "Duke" Campbell collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-15.0042
Scope and Contents This collection contains a Pre-World War II photograph album of Shanghai, a photograph album of construction of the base and social life on Samar, Philippines,  cruise books from 1958 and 1959 commemorative cruises of the USS Stribling, commissioned in 1945. The collection also contains a Fall 1957 Oak Leaf yearbook of the US Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, GA, with biographies of students from former German and Japanese World War II navies as well as American students. A 1963 cruise book commemorates the USS Yancey, commissioned in 1944. Also included is a U.S. Navy alpaca lined coat, white navy dress pants and jacket, white navy hat, two brand new green...
Dates: 1941-1963; Other: Date acquired: 12/11/2015

Judie Campbell transcript

 File — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0155 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0155
Content Description This collection relates to Judie Campbell who served in the U.S. Army with the 3104 General Quartermasters attached to the 450th Engineers in the European Theater of operations during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Campbell recounts his experiences in Liverpool, England, and throughout Europe as an African African. Campbell discusses desertion, his experiences being a squad leader, his experiences with European women, other soldiers who fathered children, and his experiences with race and racism.
Dates: Event: 1943-1945

Campbell Stadium Fund records

 Collection — Container: 1453
Identifier: MSS 92-8
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the Doak S. Campbell Stadium at Florida State University. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and deposit records concerning financing of the stadium. There is also a ledger book and lists of stadium certificate holders which were purchased to finance the stadium.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1950

Canter Brown History of the Florida Supreme Court Collection

 Collection — Container: stacks at Pepper
Identifier: MSS 2013-0610
Abstract The Canter Brown History of the Florida Supreme Court Collection contains news and correspondence, and research materials for Brown's publications about the history of the Florida Supreme Court.
Dates: Created: 1917-2005; Other: Date acquired: 06/10/2013

Captain Hugh Black Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1964-022
Scope and Contents The papers include letters and one diary written during the Civil War (1863-1864) by Black to his wife, Mary Ann Black, from various places in Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia and contain descriptions of army life and of the battlefields. There is also a series of letters and accounts (1901-1913) between Black and a Tallahassee merchant, Julius Diamond, two land deeds (1857-1858) relating to land of the Forbes' Purchases, and a letter to Black from J.B. Whitfield, Treasurer of the State of Florida and later a Supreme Court Justice. Additional materials consist of correspondence between Captain Hugh Black and his family between 1862-1864, as well as 2 photographs of Black...
Dates: Created: 1840-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/30/1964

Captain J.L. Inglis Diary

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1964-146
Scope and Contents Phototcopy of Captain J.L. Inglis' Civil War Diary (1861-1864).

Also known as MSS 0-146
Dates: Created: 1861-1864

Captain John Rogers Vinton Seminole War letter

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-251
Scope and Contents This item is a letter from Captain John Rogers Vinton at Fort New Smyrna, Florida and dated 1840. Addressed to his mother, it was written on his birthday and he wrote: "Since my last birthday, another year has passed over my head, and brought me to that period when it is my wont to make a retrospect of the past and pour out my thoughts to you. It has been a year of exile from civilized life - but not altogether profitless, and by no means an unhappy one..." His letter is highly religious and rather contradictory, as he wrote of having found "in the wilderness of Florida" many things pleasing to him. As Captain Vinton was at Fort Mellon and Fort Taylor in 1837 and 1838,...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in June 20, 1840; Other: Date acquired: 02/02/1951

Captain Joseph A. Davison Papers

 Collection — Box: 142
Identifier: MSS 0-83
Abstract A collection of Civil War documents which are examples of efficiently organized military records. The papers contain many names of officers, non-commissioned officers, artificers, musicians, and privates, Captain J. A. Davison Papers - Civil War 1863
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1863; Other: Date acquired: 08/16/1965

Captain William Henry Chase Letter

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 0-54
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Captain William H. Chase of Pensacola, Florida, to Lieutenant A. H. Bowman, an Army Engineer, directing Bowman to make a survey of the Pensacola area to find a shorter navigation route. A partial transcript of the letter is also available.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in January 25, 1829; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/1962

Winifred Lund Caraway collection

 Collection — Box: 98.0838 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-98.0838
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Corporal Winifred Lund Caraway who served with the United States Marine Corps during World War II. This collection contains scrapbooks, letters, postcards and photographs sent and collected by Caraway throughout World War II.
Dates: 1941-1946

Arthur Card papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0189 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0189
Scope and Contents The collection of Arthur W. Card contains an oral history transcript of an interview conducted by or for the Institute on World War II. He discusses bringing US troops to and from Europe, as well as returning German POWs to Germany at the end of the war. He also discusses his work in the engine room (where he felt proud to be "more important" to the soldiers on the ship because they relied on his work to keep them safe) and his time ashore in Naples, Italy.
Dates: Created: 1943-1947; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/17/2003

Robert H. Cardinell papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0668 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0668
Scope and Contents Second Lieutenant Robert H. Cardinell served with the 65th Infantry Division in Europe during the latter part of the Second World War and the occupation forces afterward. The collection includes two manuscripts. One is entitled "65th Infantry Division." The other is titled "Battle of Struth-Roscus at Dorna." The manuscript contains recollections of the Struth-Dorna battles fought on 7 April 1945. It also contains an account and photos of a return visit to Dorna in 1988 by several members of the division. Also, the manuscript gives an account of the battles by a German participant. Both manuscripts are both about the 65th Infantry Division in the European Theater (ETO).
Dates: Created: 1945-1988; Other: Date acquired: 12/03/1999

Kenneth H. Cardwell collection

 Collection — Box: 01.0011 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-01.0011
Content Description This collection relates to Kenneth H. Cardwell, who served in the Army Air Corps from 1941 to 1945. The collection contains a bound memoir of Cardwell's service which details his experiences in Australia and New Guinea. Included as well in the memoir are photographs from his service, diagrams, cartoons, and Cardwell's certificate of training and service.
Dates: 1988; Event: 1941-1945

Carl Fessel collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0589-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0589
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs, personal papers and personal memorabilia belonging to Carl Fessel, a member of the United States Army Air Force who served in the 570th Squadron of the 390th Bomb Group of the 8th Air Force in Europe from February of 1944 to April of 1945. Papers include a certificate of honorable discharge issued by the U.S. Army, while photographs include a picture of Fessel in uniform for a bombing mission and a contemporary map of Europe highlighting the prison camp at which Fessel was held as a prisoner of war. Personal memorabilia include membership cards titled "Life Membership: American Ex-Prisoners of War."
Dates: Created: 1944-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/15/2000

Carl Lavin papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0146 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0146
Scope and Contents The papers of Carl Lavin contains a transcript provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Carl Lavin served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946 as an infantryman in the European Theatre of Operations with the 69th Infantry Division. He operated a Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) in the advance across Western Europe in 1944 to 1945, and he relates numerous anecdotes from his combat experiences.
Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/18/1999

Carl Lyren Peleliu collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-18.0033
Content Description This collection relates to Carl Lyren who served in the United States Marine Corps in 2nd Marine Division the Pacific Theater. The materials of this collection are made up of maps, unclassified documents from both Japanese and U.S. forces, books, letters, interviews with veterans, photographs, newspaper clippings, and personal notes made by Carl Lyren in his research in writing on the battle of Peleliu, also in this collection is the original manuscript of the publication Dogged Courage: The Struggle for Peleliu, 1944.
Dates: 1944-1998

Carl O. Dunbar, Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-01.0530
Scope and Contents Carl O. Dunbar, Jr. served in the U.S. Marine Corps Fighter Squadron VMF-214 as a pilot in the Pacific Campaign during World War II. This collection contains news articles, navigation log books, photographs, and a scrapbook with artifacts, government documents and letters, photographs, and ephemera. Dunbar's flight mission log book recorded action at Guadalcanal and the Solomon Islands. This collection also contains a manuscript written by Dunbar's son, Peter, which highlights his father's military career and flying experiences. The photographs are from before, during, and after World War II. Dunbar included materials from his activities after the war, including his career as a lawyer and...
Dates: Created: 1942-1969; Other: Date acquired: 10/16/2001

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