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Florida State University History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Augustus B. Turnbull Papers

 Collection — Drawer 9
Identifier: MSS 93-1
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of materials about the life and career of Augustus B. Turnbull III. Subjects covered by these materials include: Tallahassee, bicycling, conservation, land use, Lake Bradford, public opinion, schools, citizens, housing, drainage, sewers, traffic, Florida, Society of Civil Engineers, Council of Neighborhood Associations, parks and recreation, town meetings, transportation, Florida State University, Charles Joe Carter, and a White House luncheon menu. There are also a series of photographs: Switzerland, Augustus Turnbull, President John F. Kennedy, George Smathers, Marjorie Turnbull, and others. As well, there are 24 blueprints, showing geographical area...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1971-1990

Alvin H. Brown collection

 Collection — 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

Conductor Robert Sedore with Richard Burgin, 1963-10-02

Identifier: Item 3
Scope and Contents

This pressclipping from the Tallahassee Democrat despicts a photograph of Robert Sedore in rehearsal with violinist Richard Burgin.

Dates: 1963-10-02

Florida State College for Women papers

 Collection — 06.0010 - Box 1
Identifier: 06.0010
Scope and Contents This collection relates to the Florida State College for Women (FSCW) during the World War II period. The collection consists of newspaper articles, photographs, letters and documents concerning faculty, staff, and alumnae. These materials include a series of letters discussing plans for the installation of a plaque honoring alumnae in the military service and the American Red Cross. There are a series of index cards of a speech to the Alumnae Association of Pensacola announcing the installation. ) In addition, there is a testimonial from Admiral George D. Murray in honor of the WAVES, two Western Union telegrams, from president Doak S. Campbell, and Governor Spessard L....
Dates: 1942-1983; Other: Majority of material found within 1944; Other: Date acquired: 01/30/2006; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-18

Florida State University Information Services Papers

Identifier: MSS 91-1
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1946-1980

Florida State University String Clinic Orchestra , 1952-02-14 - 1952-02-16

Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1952-02-14 - 1952-02-16

Florida State University Summer Institutes and Workshops

Identifier: MSS 90-29
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials about summer institutes, workshops and programs, for teachers, students and their families at Florida State University. Programs for students include Arts and Crafts camp, Boy's State, Girl's State, cheerleaders clinic, 4-H club, mathematics camp, music camp, the Press Institute for High School Students, science camp, state science fair, summer school, scholarships, and twirling camp. Programs for teachers and parents include the Association for Childhood Education, coaches clinic, programs in school administration and supervision, counseling and guidance training, crafts workshops for teachers, an industrial nurses workshop, programs about...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1952-1963

Minutes Book of the Florida Institute

 Collection — 1 book
Identifier: MSS 96-10
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1856-1905

Pablo Casals , 1963

Identifier: Item 10
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1963

Robert Sedore

Identifier: Item 9
Scope and Contents

This photograph is a publicity headshot for Robert Sedore.

Credit Florida State University Publicity Files.

Dates: 1952 - 1963

Robert Sedore conducting FSU symphony orchestra

Identifier: Item 4
Scope and Contents

This photograph depicts Robert Sedore conducting FSU Symphony Orchestra.

Dates: 1952 - 1963

Robert Sedore conducting FSU Symphony Orchestra

Identifier: Item 6
Scope and Contents

This photograph depicts the FSU Symphony with conductor Robert Sedore.

Credit L’Avant Studios 207 West Park Ave. Tallahassee

Dates: 1952 - 1963

Robert Sedore, FSU Faculty

Identifier: Item 5
Scope and Contents

This photograph is a publicity shot of conductor Robert Sedore.

Dates: 1952 - 1963

Robert Sedore leading FSU Symphony rehearsal

Identifier: Item 7
Scope and Contents

This photograph depicts Robert Sedore leading a FSU Symphony rehearsal.

Dates: 1952 - 1963

Sedore and conductor Pablo Casals , 1963

Identifier: item 1
Scope and Contents

This image depicts Sedore speaking with Pablo Casals, likely during the Fine Arts Festival of 1963

Dates: 1963

Tillman Joe Rutledge collection

 Collection — 98.0464 - Box 1
Identifier: 98.0464
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1924-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1941 - 1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/17/1998

University History Bulletins

 Collection — Box HUA Accessions Box 1
Identifier: HUA 2019-135
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1970-1980

Hugh Zeigler papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 11 (01.0278-01.0305), Folder: 01.0300 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0300
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1917-1951; Other: Date acquired: 07/26/2001