Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The collection contains items relating to the history of Florida State University.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'Memoirs of Edward Conradi: President of Florida State College for Women, 1909-1941.'
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.
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.
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.
Memoir, 'Tallahassee in Earlier Years, A Reminiscence,' by James R. Knott
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).
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.