Florida State College for Women--History
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Ben C. Willis Addresses and Article
Addresses delivered by former Florida Circuit Judge Ben C. Willis and an article written by Willis for the Florida Heritage Foundation News and Views. These materials are useful to researchers studying Tallahassee life during the 1930s. According to Lee Willis, these addresses were probably given at the Exchange Club in Tallahassee, which met at the Cherokee Hotel until it closed.
Includes MSS 2008-021.
Beth Moor Papers
The collection includes general correspondence of Beth Moor, newsclippings, photographs, and memorabilia of and about Beth Moor. A large part of this collection concerns former Florida Governor Spessard Holland as well as the Florida State College for Women (FSCW) and The Florida State University (FSU). Included in the papers are correspondence about Governor Holland, the FSU Alumni Association, and Alpha Delta Pi. Also includes photographs and memorabilia concerning Governor Holland, Beth Moor, and both FSCW and FSU.
Beulah Pipkin Papers
The Beulah Pipkin papers include clippings, correspondence, and memorabilia. The clippings, dated from 1924 to 1985, concern Florida State University (FSU) history and include some from the Polk County Quarterly. Among the correspondence are letters from Ella Bisbee to Pipkin regarding a fifty year reunion class biography book and letter from FSU to Pipkin. The majority of the correspondence is from the 1970s. Included in the memorabilia is a citation from FSU and a letter from the director of the Alumni Association to Beulah Pipkin dated October 1969.
Ella Scoble Opperman Papers
Correspondence, articles, speech material, notebooks, daybooks, music record books, photographs, memorabilia, and legal records documenting the personal and professional life of Ella Scoble Opperman, the first Dean of the Florida State College for Women School of Music. Includes Opperman family papers.
Faculty and Friends Club Papers
Activities files, business records, minutes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and yearbooks documenting the operations of the Faculty and Friends Club and its predecessor organizations
Florida Home Economics Association Records
Correspondence, financial records, membership records, meeting minutes, publications, and reports kept by Florida State College for Women faculty active in the Florida Home Economics Association.
Florida State College for Women Business Ledgers
This collection contains all of the financial records of Florida State College for Women from 1903-1948, including account ledgers, bills paid, summaries of receipts and expenditures, and state funds and expenses.
Florida State College for Women papers
Florida State College for Women Student Record Books
The Student Record Books contain information about each student who attended the State Seminary West of the Suwanee River from 1890-1899, the Florida State College, from 1905-1909, and Florida State College for Women, from 1913-1927. Data includes student name, name of parent or guardian, city of residence, date of admittance and graduation, courses taken, and grades.
Florida State College for Women Surveys and Reports
Includes reports and surveys provided by the Florida State College for Women to various accreditation, educational, and government agencies from 1911 to 1941.
Florida State College for Women/Florida State University Executive Council Minutes
Florida State College for Women/Florida State University Odd Team Beanies
"Odd Team" or Freshman Beanies, worn either by students on the Florida State College for Women "Odd Team," or by freshmen in the early days of Florida State University.
Florida State University Faculty Senate Minutes
Minutes of the Florida State University Faculty Senate and its predecessor organizations, including reports of standing committees, special committees, and sub-committees.
Florida State University Libraries Accession Books
Handwritten accession records kept by the Florida State University Libraries and its predecessor, the Florida State College for Women Library.
Florida State University Tarpon Club Collection
The FSCW/FSU Tarpon Club Collection contains materials documenting the synchronized swimming team's activities and performances. Materials include club documents, photographs, choreography and scripts, newspaper clippings, video, alumni notes, as well as other ephemera documenting the organization's history.
Herman Kurz Papers
The Herman Kurz Collection contains photocopies of several news clippings from Kurz's scrapbooks and an original and photocopy of the autobiographical sketch he delivered at the Tallahassee Kiwanis Club. These materials are significant in documenting the work of one of the foremost authorities on Florida plant life.
Katherine Moore Morse Collection
The Katherine Moore Morse Collection includes several playbills and photographs from productions at Florida State College for Women (FSCW); mementos from Miss Sarah Thomson, an FSCW distinguished faculty member; class work from her Speech and Theater classes; various scripts; newspaper clippings related to Morse herself or FSCW; general memorabilia from Zeta Phi Eta, an honorary fraternity related to the Speech and Communication Arts; general memorabilia from FSCW during the 1940s; and correspondence from one of her aunts.
Lucile Gregory Papers
Text of an oration by Lucile Gregory given when she was a senior at Florida State College for Women (FSCW) in 1911. Includes a typed transcript and explanatory sheet, signed by Elizabeth Levin Rosenquist, July 22, 1976. Class record of Lucile Gregory at FSCW, 1907-1908. She was awarded B.S. degree in 1911. Photocopy included.
Marian Emmett Colman Papers
Mary Ellen Smith Papers
Florida State College for Women in the 1920s" is a term paper written by Mary Ellen Smith in 1967 for her History 427 course. The paper is 15 pages long and includes footnotes and maps of the school from the 1920s. It contains information about the formation of FSCW, its location, and general information about student life.
Mary Lucy Mendenhall Wood FSCW Photos
Collection consists of photographs mounted to black paper, probably from a scrapbook.
Nellie Colcord Weidenbach Scrapbook
The scrapbook was kept by Nellie Colcord Weidenbach during her freshman year at Florida State College for Women, from 1935-1936.
Ruby Diamond Family Papers
Correspondence, genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to Ruby Diamond and the related Hirschberg and Williams families.