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Sonia Visser manuscript

 Collection — Container: Unprocessed Collections Box, Folder: 08.0032 - Folder 1
Identifier: 08.0032
Scope and Contents The Sonia Visser collection contains one folder with a 24-page typed transcript of an oral history interview and another six page document with questions and answers from Sonia Visser. Sonia Visser served in the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945. She experienced public discrimination as a WAC in rural American towns. She served overseas in the Pacific in base port command at Hollandia, New Guinea. While in New Guinea, she experienced attempted sexual assault on two occasions and witnessed the prevalent threat of sexual assault against other women soldiers. She went home and discharged in October 1945, and later married a soldier who had proposed to her on the ship going to...
Dates: Created: 2008; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2008-02-18; Other: Date accessioned: 2009-08-23

Vivian (Vinnie) Williams manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-315
Scope and Contents

Two typescript manuscripts of books later published by Viking Press. Greenbones (1969) is a typed early draft with no title page, apparently typed on the back of another (unidentified) manuscript. Walk Egypt (1961) is a typed draft with corrections, no title page.

Dates: 1961-1969

William V. Voss, Jr. papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box 14 (00.0398-00.0432), Folder: 00.0425
Identifier: 00.0425
Scope and Contents This collection relates to William V. Voss, Jr. who served with the U.S. Army, 11th Field Artillery, 24th Infantry Division, in New Guinea and the Philippines during World War II. This collection contains four copies of personal letters and two manuscripts, as well as letters and articles from a reunion magazine from Robert Dexheimer. In his manuscript on the "Return to Bataan," he recounts his experience and tells stories of men he knew and his interactions with local Filipinos. Included with the manuscript is a photograph of Voss. The letter from James L. Postma describes his time in the Philippines and experience with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and includes a photograph of him...
Dates: December 4, 1943 - April 1, 2000; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-11-08

VP Student Affairs Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HUA 2016-145
Content Description Box 1: Folders: Drop Program, Budget Allocation 2009-2010, Miscellaneous Correspondence (2009-10), Financial plans, (2009-10) Operating budget, Budget (2003-04 & 2006-07 & 2005-06), Development Position 4/2/2002-4/10/06, undergraduate law applications 2004, Center of Global engagement 2004-06, Human Resources 2008, Human Resources 2004-05, Faculty: Assignment of Responsibility 3/25/1995-4/29/08, Human Resources e-mails 4/11/08-11/18/04 Box 2: A&S and Health Fee Increase 1995-03, Local fee increase 2003-04, A&S fee 2002-03, A&S fee 2004-06, A&S fee 2001-02, A&S fee 2003-04, A&S fee sweepings, A&S Fee Reserves, Athletic fee, Capital Improvement Trust...
Dates: Undated

Gretchen Marie F. and Leslie J. Vreeland collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01.0347
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Gretchen Marie F. and Leslie J. Vreeland who were civilian defense workers living in Hawaii from April 1944-July 1946 at Barber's Point Naval Air Station in Oahu. The collection includes documents, ephemera, artifacts, photographs, newspapers, and maps that document the Vreeland's time in Hawaii.

Dates: 1944-1946; Other: Date accessioned: 2001-09-05; Other: Date acquired: 2001-08-21

W. H. Lindsey account books

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2014-0211
Scope and Contents

General store ledgers for household merchandise. Stores appeared to exist in the vicinity of Tallahassee, FL. Items are part of Southern Business History Center collections.

Dates: Other: Undated

W. May Walker Papers

 Collection — Container: 47 boxes
Identifier: MSS 1976-012

The collection includes correspondence, committee papers, legislative papers, and legal papers such as rulings, opinions, and papers concerning particular cases. Judge Walker serived as County Judge of Leon County and on the bench of the 2nd Judicial Circuit. The great majority of the papers in the collection cover the time period from the 1940s until the time of his death, September 16, 1974. The collection includes the papers of Judge Walker's father, Nat R. Walker.

Dates: Created: 1901-1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1974; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1976

James Woodrow Wade collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2016 Box, Folder: 16.0004 - Folder 1
Identifier: 16.0004
Scope and Contents

This collection is related to James Woodrow Wade (US Army 65th Infantry Division, 265th Combat Engineers) and contains of documents, a photograph, and personal items related to Wade who served in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 02/29/2016; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-22

Marvin S. Waits collection

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 11 (01.0278-01.0305), Folder: Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0299
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Marvin S. Waits who served with the 14th Air Force in China. He was enlisted from 1942-1945. This collection contains an interview with Waits with information about his experiences in China during the war, the censorship in the US Army, the terrors in the mission, and the relationship between soldiers and local people.

Dates: 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2001-07-24; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-13

Hy Wakstein papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box 15 (02.0400-02.0424), Folder: 02.0409 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.0409
Scope and Contents

Hy Wakstein was a Jewish American serviceman who reached the rank of Staff Sergeant with the 778th Anti-Aircraft-Automatic Weapons Battalion, Self Propelled, (served 1943-46) and discusses his experiences as an Army communications officer in the European theater of World War II in this oral history transcript. Wakstein participated in the Battle of the Bulge, and his division advanced further east into Germany than any other American division.

Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/11/2001

Wakulla Plantation records

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-253
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the accounting books of the Wakulla Plantation. The two items are in poor condition and incomplete. The account book dated 1891-1901. The Epping Hanserd & Co. account, dated 1866, is legible but the bottom part of the page has been torn off. However, there is a Tax Return for 1895, and the other legible papers appear to be individual accounts with various persons. The items listed in the accounts are such as would be listed by the keeper of a commissary. The name "Rehwinkle" also appears in the document, possible as the name of the plantation. Online Copies Available Materials from this collection are...
Dates: Created: 1891-1901; Other: Date acquired: 07/25/1956

Walker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-254
Scope and Contents The Walker Papers, dating 1745 to 1938, cover the careers of both George Keith Walker and Major George Wythe Walker. Among those pertaining directly to Major George Wythe Walker is a certificate showing that he was appointed by Governor Francis P. Fleming to be Major of the Eighth Regiment of the enrolled Militia of the State of Florida, and thirteen certificates of appointment as State Attorney for the Second Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida and signed by the ten governors of Florida under whom he served. Online Copy Available ...
Dates: Created: 1745-1938; Other: Date acquired: 11/06/1964

William G. Walker Jr. collection

 File — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2003 Box 2 (03.0030-03.0050), Folder: 03.0044 - Folder 1
Identifier: 03.0044
Content Description

This collection relates to Colonel William G. Walker Jr., and his service in the Army and Army Air Force during World War II in the European/Pacific Theater of Operation. The collection consists of a manuscript he wrote for his grandchildren describes his experiences in the during the war years and includes some photos of himself and aircrafts. He shares a timeline of his time in World War II, starting with his enlistment and training as a pilot shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He also includes certain anecdotes of missions he carried out in Newfoundland and the Owi islands, including naming the specific aircrafts he used.

Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1941-1944; Other: Date accessioned: 2003-03-07

Wallace Reichelt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 99.0051
Scope and Contents

The collection of Wallace W. Reichelt contains an oral history transcript of an interview provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. The collection also contains a copy of "The Army and Navy Musician" Vol. 19, No. 5 (August - September 1945) and a scrapbook of photographs, documents, and ephemera, including postcards. There are over 450 black-and-white photographs from 1942 to 1945. These photographs relate to Reichelt's wartime experiences on the U.S. mainland and in Europe.

Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 01/13/1999

William H. Wallace collection

 Collection — Container: 15.0022 - Box 1
Identifier: 15.0022

The William H. Wallace Collection was donated to Florida State University by Robin Wallace Turco in May 2015.  The centerpiece of the Wallace Collection is a series of forty-six letters and postcards from Josette Asphiotis, a French penpal, to American airman William Wallace from 1944 to 1946.

Dates: Created: 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/26/2015

Helen E. Walsh Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 04.0174
Scope and Contents Helen E. Walsh served in the Women's Army Corps from September 1942 to October 1945. She served as an artificer in Oran, Algeria, North Africa; Caserta, Italy; and Dijon, France. She earned three major battle stars for her service close to the front lines in three major battle areas of the European Theater, including Rome-Arno, North Apennines, and Rhineland. She was a Sergeant Major when she received an honorable medical discharge. Walsh remained active in the National Association of Women's Veterans, and kept extensive scrapbooks about her own service in the WAC, and of World War II in general. The collection contains 1 box of documents and clippings about Walsh during and...
Dates: Created: 1942-2004; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/14/2004

Walter A. Foelker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 98.0675
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of letters from Walter A. Foelker written to his parents, siblings, and other family members during his time overseas during World War II. Many of the letters discuss everyday life on the Home Front as described by his family. Foelker served in the 44th Infantry Division. In this collection are also photocopies of photographs, a wedding announcement, and an obituary for Foelker.

Dates: Created: 1940-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 08/04/1998

Walter and Fred Mynarkiewicz Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 98.0761
Scope and Contents This collection contains items from two brothers, Walter and Fred Mynarkiewicz. Walter served as a Machinist Mate Second Class in the U.S. Navy. He was stationed in Trinidad, Hawaii, China, and built landing fields in the Philippines. Fred served in the 346th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry Division and was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service as a Medical Technician. He served during the Battle of the Bulge and liberated concentration camps in Germany. The collection includes letters, postcards, brochures, and official documents. The collection's publications include the monthly magazine of the 30th C. B. (Construction Battalion) Battalion and the ...
Dates: Created: 1939-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/18/1999

Walter de la Mare Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2007-005

Correspondence by Walter de la Mare with Lucy "Clare" Kipps and Dick Hughes, comprising 29 individual letters. 6 letters are handwritten, 23 typed with some handwritten notes and signatures.

Dates: Created: 1940-1956

Walter Holomon

 Collection — Container: 13.0044 Box 1
Identifier: 13.0044
Dates: Other: 1940-45; Other: Date accessioned: 2013-07-15

Walter Pelham Materials

 Collection — Box: HUA Accessions Box 3
Identifier: HUA 2019-110
Dates: Unknown

Walter Phillips Collection

 Collection — Container: Book
Identifier: 98.0825
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a Japanse book, "Daitōa sensō hōdō shashinroku : Taishō kanpatsu 1 shūnen kinen", published by  Tōkyō : Yomiuri Shinbunsha, Shōwa 17 [1942], which was discovered by Walter Phillips in a public school in the northern part of Tokyowhen he was stationed with the 517th Field Artillery Battalion during the Occupation of Japan. The book contains forty plate photographs which commemorated the first year of World War II with the United States.

Dates: Created: 1942; Other: Majority of material found in 1942; Other: Date acquired: 11/05/1998

Don Warner collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 13.0023
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Major Don Warner from his time i the 874th Airborne Aviation Engineers during World War II where he served as the Executive officer. The collection includes photographs (primarily of Camp Claiborne in Lousianna, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines), newsletters, a small collection of maps, along with various saved booklets and documents primarily from the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1934-1952; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Warren Fish Company Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1986-029

Accounting journals, cash books, cash journals, checkbook stubs, daybooks, delivery records, fish checkbook stubs, fish sales, fish journals, fish receipt books, ship account books, ship supply transfer records, trial balances, and details on various accounts held by the Baylen Street Wharf Company, which was later absorbed by the Warren Fish Company.

Dates: Created: 1869-1947; Other: Majority of material found in 1899-1920

Waties Family papers

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 80-08
Scope and Contents

Typescript copies of Waties family letters that include those written by Anna Waties, oldest daughter of Chancellor Thomas Waites and the three children of Dr. Thomas Waties and his wife Maria Huger Rutledge Waties. Family genealogy notes, holograph letters and notes. Includes photocopy of "the Waties Family of South Carolina" compiled by H. D. Bull, pages 12-22.

Dates: Created: 1844-1874

Watkins Family Papers

Identifier: MSS 1956-058

The Watkins Family Papers contain personal letters, business records, bible correspondence course materials, legal documents, memorabilia, and newsclippings.

Dates: Created: 1877-1931

Frank Watkins collection

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections -2004 Box 7 (04.0217-04.0263), Folder: 04.0255-Folder 1
Identifier: 04.0255
Content Description

This collection relates to Technical Sergeant Frank Watkins, who served with the 449th Bombardment Group, 15th Air Force, in Italy during World War II. The B-24 bomber on which Watkins was a crew was shot down over Regensburg, Germany. Watkins was captured and spent than 15 months as a prisoner of war. This collection includes mostly personal letters written to an aunt (1944-1946), from his time as a POW through his repatriation.

Dates: 1944-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-23

Richard Bruce Watkins papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box 6 (00.0140-00.0177)
Identifier: 00.0155
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Richard Bruce Watkins who served two years in the Pacific Theater of Operations as a U.S. Marine platoon leader, then as a commander of the E Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Division at Cape Gloucester, Peleliu, and Okinawa. Immediately after the war in August 1945, Watkins also served in China. The collection contains a manuscript entitled "Brothers in Battle--One Marine's Account of War in the Pacific" written by Watkins that concerns his time in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: Created: 1941-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/15/2000

Harold E. Watson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 13.0078
Scope and Contents

This collection centers around a Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force.  It includes items related to his time in the military and his personal life before and after retirement. It includes personal letters, special orders, magazines, books, newspapers and clippings, event brochures, pamphlets, education records, personnel files, flight logs, photographs, VHS Tapes, cassette tapes, and flags spanning from the 1930s until the early 2000s.

Dates: Created: 1929-2013; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2013

John A. Watson transcript

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 16 (01.0407-01.0420), Folder: 01.0407- folder 1
Identifier: 01.0407
Content Description

This collection relates to MSGT John A. Watson who served with G-2, HQ company of 1st U.S. Army. He participated in the D-Day landing on Omaha Beach on 6 June 1944. He landed at 0730 with advance party of Col. Dixon's staff. This collection contains an oral history transcript. This interview is part of the Reichelt Program Oral History interview program. It was conducted on 26 April 1999 by Robin Sellers at the home of Karen Watson Skilling, the veteran's daughter, in Tallahassee, FL.

Dates: 1941-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2000-08-18

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