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Memoirs.

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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

Elston E. Roady Collection

 Collection — HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-054
Scope and Contents

The collection contains items relating to the history of Florida State University.

Dates: Created: 1998, undated

Franklin: My Most Famous Friend

 Collection — HP Miscellaneous Documents box 5
Identifier: HP 2012-017
Scope and Contents

Franklin: My Most Famous Friend, is Lynn Rice's memoir regarding her childhood struggle with polio and her visits to White Springs, Georgia where she met then President Franklin Roosevelt.  It also chronicles her years as a student at Florida State University.

Dates: Created: 2012; Other: Date acquired: 09/11/2012

E. Thomas and Margaret Fitzell Tifft Gilliard collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 17.0007
Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters, personal papers, manuscripts, books, maps, and artifacts from E. Thomas and Margaret Fitzell Tifft Gilliard. The letters are from before, during, and after World War II between friends and family of Thomas and Margaret. The bulk of the letters include correspondence with Therese "Teddy" "Butchi" Waelchli, Thomas's aunt. The personal papers are official military documents, non-military documents, and notes. There are family photographs, photographs taken while Thomas served with the 63rd Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division,  in the Pacific Campaign, and photographs from the many scientific expeditions they took.

Dates: 1919-1991; Other: Date acquired: 06/08/2017; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-12

Heritage Protocol Miscellaneous Documents, Publications, & Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-00M
Scope and Contents

Heritage Protocol Miscellaneous Documents, Publications, & Ephemera Collection. Collection of documents pertaining to Florida State University and its predecessor institutions.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger university publication collection.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

James B. Tippin, Jr. Collection

 Collection — 1 Box
Identifier: HP 2009-031
Scope and Contents

Items donated by James B. Tippin Jr., class of 1950. The collection includes a memoir written by Tippin, as well as ephemera that reflect his experience at the Tallahassee Branch of the University of Florida and Florida State University.

Dates: Created: 1947-1954; Other: Date acquired: 07/10/2009

Memoirs of Edward Conradi

 Collection — HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-063
Scope and Contents

'Memoirs of Edward Conradi: President of Florida State College for Women, 1909-1941.'

Dates: Created: undated

My Freshman Year, 1921-22, by Evelyn Mudge

 Collection — HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-033
Scope and Contents

Evelyn L. Mudge was a Florida State College for Women student, class of 1925 (BS, Education).  This is the typescript memoir of her freshman year at FSCW.

Dates: Created: undated

John F. Peacock collection

 File
Identifier: 00.0034
Content Description

This collection relates to John Peacock who served with the the 8th Air Force, 45th Combat Wing, 388th Bomb Group, 560th Squadron also known as “The Peacock Crew” who served in England and Ireland during World War II. This collection contains a brief manuscript written by John F. Peacock entitled, “The Peacock Crew” that details information regarding their service and includes short biographies for the individuals. The collection also contains an addendum to the manuscript, including a list of crew members in chronological order by date of death. There is a digitally reproduced 8 by 11 photograph of the “Peacock Crew” at Avon Park, Florida, in 1944.

Dates: Event: 1943-1945; November 1999; Other: Date accessioned: 2000-03-18

William T. Rolfe collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box 8 (04.0264-04.0310), Folder: 04.0308 - Folder 1
Identifier: 04.0308
Content Description

This collection relates to Corporal William T. Rolfe who served in the Royal Air Force as a gunnery instructor in the United Kingdom during World War II. This collection contains the memoir titled "My Memoirs" which documents the life of Rolfe.

Dates: 1980; Majority of material found within 1907-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2004-12-06

Tallahassee in Earlier Years, A Reminiscence

 Collection — HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-070
Scope and Contents

Memoir, 'Tallahassee in Earlier Years, A Reminiscence,' by James R. Knott

Dates: Created: undated

The College Years: Tallahassee Lassie, 1940-1944, Letters from Mary Ruth Weaver to her Family

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-071
Scope and Contents

Volume contains copies of college era letters and other correspondences written by Florida State College for Women student Mary-Ruth Weaver Crook (formerly Mary-Ruth Weaver), class of 1944 (BA, Arts & Sciences).

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Thomas A. Williams Collection

 Collection — 1 Box; Housed with Other Collections
Identifier: HP 2007-077
Scope and Contents

The collection contains photographs related to Florida State University.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: 1954-1957