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Sonia Visser manuscript
Vivian (Vinnie) Williams manuscripts
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.
William V. Voss, Jr. papers
VP Student Affairs Records
Gretchen Marie F. and Leslie J. Vreeland collection
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.
W. H. Lindsey account books
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.
W. May Walker Papers
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.
James Woodrow Wade collection
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.
Marvin S. Waits collection
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.
Hy Wakstein papers
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.
Wakulla Plantation records
William G. Walker Jr. collection
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.
Wallace Reichelt papers
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.
William H. Wallace collection
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.
Helen E. Walsh Collection
Walter A. Foelker papers
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.
Walter and Fred Mynarkiewicz Collection
Walter de la Mare Correspondence
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.
Walter Pelham Materials
Walter Phillips Collection
This collection includes a Japanse book, "Daitōa sensō hōdō shashinroku : Taishō kanpatsu 1 shūnen kinen", published by Tōkyō : Yomiuri Shinbunsha, Shōwa 17 , 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.
Don Warner collection
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.
Warren Fish Company Records
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.
Waties Family papers
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.
Watkins Family Papers
The Watkins Family Papers contain personal letters, business records, bible correspondence course materials, legal documents, memorabilia, and newsclippings.
Frank Watkins collection
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.
Richard Bruce Watkins papers
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.
Harold E. Watson collection
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.
John A. Watson transcript
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.
- FSU Special Collections & Archives 2327
- Allen Music Library Special Collections 26
- The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Archives 4
- FSU College of Law Research Center 4
- The John A. Degen Resource Room at FSU 2
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections 527
- Florida State University Libraries. Heritage & University Archives 347
- World War, 1939-1945 327
- Correspondence 137
- Photographs 126
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 119
- Manuscripts 114
- Programs 101
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American 99
- World War, 1939-1945--Germany 93
- World War, 1939-1945--United States 89
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 70
- Pamphlets 64
- United States. Army--Military life 61
- United States. Army--History 60
- United States. Army Ground Forces 58
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy 58
- Scrapbooks 53
- Invitation cards. 52
- Reports 47 + ∧ less
- English 2351
- French 17
- German 9
- Italian 4
- Japanese 4
- Spanish; Castilian 4
- Russian 3
- Dutch; Flemish 2
- Latin 2
- Multiple languages 2
- Akkadian 1
- Chinese 1
- Egyptian (Ancient) 1
- Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 1
- Hebrew 1
- Sumerian 1
- Undetermined 1
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 1 + ∧ less
- Florida State College for Women 152
- Florida State University Libraries. Heritage Protocol & University Archives 149
- United States. Army. European Theater of Operations 86
- United States. Army 74
- United States. Army Air Forces 51
- United States. Navy 38
- Confederate States of America 35
- Conradi, Edward, 1869-1944 29
- Florida Flambeau 24
- Florida. Governor 24
- University of Florida 24
- Campbell, Doak S. (Doak Sheridan), 1888-1973. 22
- F Club 21
- Florida State College for Women--Sports 21
- American Red Cross 20
- Collins, LeRoy 19
- Florida State University. Flying High Circus 18
- Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 18
- Florida State University 17
- Florida State University. Artist Series 17 + ∧ less