Florida State University History
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
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.
This photograph depicts the Florida State University String Clinic Orchestra with Albert Spaulding, guest teacher and soloist, Ernst von Dohnanyi, and Karl Kursteiner and Robert Sedore Conductors.
Credit L’Avant Studios 207 West Park Ave. Tallahassee
Minutes Book, 1856-1905, containing minutes of meetings held at the Florida Institute, the Seminary West of the Suwanee River, and Florida State College.
Also listed as MSS 0-364.
Online Copy Available
This is a signed photograph of cellist Pablo Casals, with the following inscription: “To Robert Sedore souvenir de Pablo Casals, 1963,” gifted to Sedore during the 1963 FSU Fine Arts Festival.
This collection relates to Sergeant Tillman Joe Rutledge, who served in the 31st Infantry Regiment of the United States Army in the Far East's Philippine Division. After the fall of Bataan in April 1942, he was captured as a prisoner of war until 1945. This collection consists of one box of personal papers, including the original diary he kept during his internment and photocopies. It also contains an original draft and signed copy of his book My Japanese POW Diary Story; a 36-page oral history transcript; letters to and from his family; newspaper clippings; various government documents; and photographs.
Six typewritten and stapled bulletins. Each cover page says "Know the History of Your University, Jim Jones to Steve McClellan" with the bulletin number. Bulletin No. 2 has a letter in it from Stephen McClellan to Bernard Sliger.
Hugh Zeigler served with the 454th Heavy Bomb Aviation Ordnance Company, handling and caring for bombs, during World War II in the Philippine Islands. He was captured there by the Japanese and spent the remainder of the war in a POW camp. This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript conducted on January 6, 2000.