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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

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

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), Folder: 00.0597
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 — Container: 14.0004 - Box 1
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 Donation

 Collection — Container: 2 Boxes
Identifier: HUA 2014-113
Content Description

One scrapbook and one folder containing photographs related to FSU/FSCW athletics, specifically Lady Seminoles

Dates: Undated

Bob Perrone Athletics Donation

 Collection — Container: 1 box
Identifier: HUA 2015-004
Content Description

Photographs and composites. 1967 Freshman Basketball players, '69-'70 Freshman Bball players, Basketball composites 68-70, Women's Volleyball.

Dates: Other: 1967-1971

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

Book Shelf Scrapbook - FSCW Library Browsing Room Scrapbook

 Collection — Container: 1 scrapbook
Identifier: HPUA 2017-037
Dates: Other: 1940-1945

Booklet from FSU Library Dedication

 Collection — Container: HUA Accessions Box 29
Identifier: HUA 2022-033
Dates: 1956

Boosters Records and Artifacts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HUA 2016-007
Dates: Other: 1970-2012

Jane Borg papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 1998 Box 18 (98.0450-98.0479), Folder: 98.0478 - Folder 1
Identifier: 98.0478
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two oral histories; one with Dr. Philip Gilman, Jr. and one with James Izumizaki. It also includes the reprint of a letter by Pvt. Lavern Borg, Jr. written on April 2, 1945. The letter tells about his experiences with the 5th Marine Division of the U.S. Marine Corp in the battle of Iwo Jima. The next document includes a service record and medallist dated June 1967, January 1969, and August 1973. A pamphlet collected by the Pajaro Valley Arts Council, California entitled Nihen Bunka Japanese Culture: One hundred years in Pajaro Valley is also in the collection.

Dates: Created: 1940-1973; Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1998; Other: Date accessioned: 1998-08-09

Raymond Morton Borgman papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2016 Box 2 (16.0020-16.0029), Folder: 16.0020
Identifier: 16.0020
Scope and Contents

This collection related to Raymond Morton Borgman (U.S. Army 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division). Borgman served in the European Theater of Operations, first as a truck driver. The collection consists of documents related to the service of an American Army soldier, letters sent to his mother during World War II, and photographs taken during his service. The documents include his induction order, customs declaration, and discharge papers. The letters discuss his transit across the Atlantic Ocean, service in France in July 1944, and his time in hospitals in December 1944. The photographs consist of images of the soldier and his comrades during his military service.

Dates: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 2016-08-09; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-08

Bowling ball and bowling pin

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HUA 2015-044
Dates: Undated

Hazel Louis Bowman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 10.0050
Content Description

This collection relates to Hazel Louis Bowman who worked for the Signal Corps and lived in India with the American Red Cross for two years. Bowman's collection contains six full boxes, one oversize box, a phono records box, and two photograph boxes. Four of the boxes include letters written to and from Hazel to her parents, family, neighbors, and friends. The collection also contains an oral history transcript, newsletters and bulletins, American Red Cross publications, her diary, a book written by Bowman, photograph albums, and ephemera.

Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1930-1948

Braille Music

Identifier: FSUML-2020-022
Scope and Contents The library holds a small collection of Braille music. Braille materials do not appear in our online catalog, but we have prepared a finding aid. For more information about Braille and Braille music, we recommend the following sources Krolick, Bettye, Dictionary of Braille Music Signs. (Washington, DC : National Library Service for the Blind and Handicapped, 1979). REF MT38 .K76 1979. National Library Service (NLS) for the Blind and Handicapped. The NLS maintains a free national...
Dates: Majority of material found in Unknown

Samuel L. Bray Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 19.0027
Content Description

This collection relates to Samuel L. Bray and his service in the U.S. Army. Samuel L. Bray served in the Army before, during, and after World War II. During World War II, then Lieutenant Samuel L. Bray served in Europe with the Signal Corps, fighting at the Battle of Metz in the United States Third Army. While in Europe, Samuel L. Bray served in France and Germany, then moving to Japan during the United States occupation post World War II. This collection contains photographs, post cards, documents, and artifacts relating to the life, service, and death of Samuel L. Bray.

Dates: Event: 1941-1993; Event: Majority of material found within 1941-1946; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-09-16

Raymond F. Bricker papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box 21 (99.0464-99.0493), Folder: 99.0472 - Folder 1
Identifier: 99.0472
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a transcript of an interview with Raymond F. Bricker conducted by David Gregory on April 17, 1999.  It details his time in the U.S. Army from 1941 through 1945. Raymond F. Bricker served with the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II.

Dates: Created: 1940-1944; Other: Date acquired: 06/22/1999

Philip Lester Brinson collection

 Collection — Container: 02.0309 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.0309
Content Description This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Philip Lester Brinson who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in the tail gunner position on B-26B aircraft number 41-18058 Martin Marauder with the 450th Bomb Squadron, 322nd Bombardment Group (Medium) during World War II. On September 9. 1943, this aircraft was hit by flak on a mission to Boulogne, France. The aircraft subsequently flipped over and crashed into the English Channel which killed the entire crew. Brinson was awarded the Purple Heart medal and Air Medal with 1 oak leaf cluster. This collection includes photographs, documents, Brinson's engraved Purple Heart Medal, and his wallet that was returned to the family after his...
Dates: Event: 1940-1994

British East, West and Territorial Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Mississippi Miscellaneous documents, letters, etc.

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 0-33
Scope and Contents Documents in manuscript and three printed forms filled out in manuscript originating in British East and West Florida, Territorial Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and Mississippi, dating from 1773 to 1868. Included in this collection are materials related to territorial Florida, William Garesche, Hermitage, Tennessee, silk and silkworms, biographical materials about Andrew Jackson, British West Florida, John Stephenson, Robert Farmar Esq. and his estate, Edmund Rush Wegg, Rev. William Gordon of Mobile, King George III, Peter Chester (Governor of British West Florida), British East Florida, debt, court orders, William Drayton (Chief Justice for British East...
Dates: Created: 1773-1868

Margaret Brockett collection

 Collection — Container: 10.0018 - Box 1
Identifier: 10.0018
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Margaret Brockett, who remained on the homefront in a domestic role as a mother of twin boys, Ronald and Donald Brockett, during World War II. The collection contains a variety of memorabilia that Margaret kept during her time of the war, such as cookbooks, children's drawings, and more. The collection provides insight into the ways that the United States functioned during the war.

Dates: 1917-2010; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-11-08

Clifford Brooks Shirley collection

 Collection — Container: 00.0647 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0647
Content Description The collection includes 236 letters with some postcards and V-mails that "Cliff" wrote to his mother, Gladys Shirley, letters written to Gladys Shirley from some relatives of a soldier-friend of Cliff's who'd died in an accident, letters to Cliff from a woman he'd befriended in South Wales, and from his deceased friend's mother, to whom he'd written a note of condolence. News clippings, ephemera, and documents are also included. Cliff's letters express worries about post-war life and jobs, the desire for furlough, the point system, railroad strikes, Churchill, FDR, prices and wages, blackouts, housing problems in the US, draft dodgers, poor conditions in Germany (children begging GI's...
Dates: 1943-1948; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-10-14

Alvin H. Brown collection

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2003 Box 4 (03.0078-03.0124), Folder: 03.0107 - Folder 1
Identifier: 03.0107
Content Description

This collection relates to Alvin H. Brown who served as a B-17 pilot assigned to the 8th Air Force, 95th Bomber Group flying missions over France and Germany from England ending in the summer of 1945. The collection includes an audio tape recording interview and accompanying transcript.

Dates: Event: 1919-2002; Other: Date acquired

Betty L. Brown transcript

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 1 (06.0001-06.0084), Folder: 06.0073 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0073
Scope and Contents

This collection includes an oral history interview transcript of a homefront worker during WWII. She served in a camouflage factory. She describes her experiences surviving the Great Depression, learning of Pearl Harbor, and hearing stories about relatives' military service. This collection also contains a personal photograph.

Dates: 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/30/2007

Eugene S. Brown transcript

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2003 Box 4 (03.0078-03.0124), Folder: 03.0105 - Folder 1
Identifier: 03.0105
Scope and Contents

Eugene S. Brown served as a member of the 78th Infantry Division in the European Theater during World War II. He served from 1943-1946. His unit arrived in France in November of 1944. He performed duties as a runner and a jeep driver for his unit. This collection contains a transcript from an interview conducted June 7, 2000.

Dates: Created: 1923-2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 06/10/2003

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