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Subject Source: Lctgm

Found in 349 Collections and/or Records:

Scarborough Gifts: Morgan and Carn Papers

 Collection — Box 513
Identifier: MSS 0-215
Scope and Contents Several booklets, pamphlets, and other catalogues pertaining to past history of Florida State University and its predecessor institutions. Especially interesting is a catalogue of the Seminary West of the Suwannee River, 1892-1893, and a Programme of the 42nd Annual Commencement of the Seminary held at Munro's Opera House, June 9, 1893. Many names familiar to Tallahassee appear on this program and in the catalogue. At this time the Board of Visitors was made up of four prominent citizens of north Florida: E.P. Dismukes of Quincy, William Miller of Port Washington, Samuel Pasco of Monticello, and E.J. Vann of Madison. Unique among Mr. Scarborough's gifts is one of Hazeltine's miniature...
Dates: Created: 1892-1924; Other: Date acquired: 03/11/1959


Identifier: HP 2007-088
Scope and Contents

A scrapbook donated to the Alumni Association. The creator of the scrapbook is unknown, but was most likely an education major at Florida State College for Women.

Dates: Created: 1942-1943

Seminary West of the Suwannee Receipts

 Collection — Box 1450
Identifier: MSS 1996-019
Scope and Contents

Consists of drafts from the Seminary West of the Suwanne River. From 1899 to 1901. Includes a draft to the First National Bank of Tallahassee, Florida, an itemized disbursement schedule, and a report of Treasurer of Dormitories, Arthur Williams, to President A. A. Murphree.

Dates: Created: 1899-1902

Sue Herndon McCollum Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-013
Scope and Contents Personal items of Florida State University student Sue Herndon McCollum's (BA, 1956; MA, 1957). The collection includes a large number of photographs, correspondences, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera, and an 8-mm home movie of the FSU Flying High Circus rehearsals, recorded in the mid 1950s. The movie is approximately 10 minutes long and has also been reformatted to DVD. Online Copies Available Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger...
Dates: Created: circa 1940s-2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1952-1957; Other: Date acquired: 03/28/2007

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

Taylor-Tilden Collection

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 3
Identifier: HP 2008-023
Scope and Contents

Publications, newsletters, correspondence and textile donated by Martha Tilden nee Taylor. Collection includes items belonging to and about her mother Elizabeth Taylor nee Byrd (FSCW 1926) and her daughter Evelyn Elizabeth Tilden (FSU 1994) as well as correspondence from several FSCW students to her father-in-law, Robert Tilden. The correspondences authored by Dottie or "DB" to Robert Tilden, could possibly be class of 1928 student, Doris Maye Bartlett from Winter Haven, Florida.

Dates: Created: 1919-1998

The Alumni Comment

 Collection — Box 1816
Identifier: MSS 2007-034
Scope and Contents The Alumni Comment newsletters includes issues published from 1966-1967 and several published from 1969-1973. There are gaps in the collection between 1967 and 1969 and 1971 and 1973. Topics include administrative and faculty appointments; enrollment growth; FSU's 20th birthday in 1967; fund raising; grants received; Homecoming; the 1969 inauguration of President Stanley Marshall; the 1969 Westcott Building fire; new and renovated facilities; FSU's placement service; student activism; student services; university administrative changes. Related materials in this repository include the Alumni Bulletin, Alumni Focus, Alumnae News, Florida State Magazine, and Florida State...
Dates: Created: 1966-1973; Other: Majority of material found in 1969

The Campus Volunteer

 Collection — Box 1816
Identifier: MSS 2007-043
Scope and Contents

Topics covered include the creation of Florida's Office for Campus Volunteers, the "Let's get is together" State Conference 1990, student and intern profiles, and the Workship program at Palm Beach Atlantic College. Volume 1, issue 1 of The Campus Volunteer. The date is not given. Based on the content, this issue seems to be from December of 1990.

Dates: Created: December 1990

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

The Kneadle

 Collection — HP Miscellaneous Documents box 4
Identifier: HP 2012-021
Scope and Contents

Florida State University underground newspaper featuring articles related to student activism and published on 14 May 1968.  Some of the article titles include: “Student Demonstrators Continue Vigil at FSU,” “Black Form Council for ‘Inner City,’” “Censors’ Dirty Hands: Put Them Back In Your Own Pockets!!”  Published by “Seminole Press Inc.,” and Laurel Akers, Don Cave, Dave Smith, and Marge Vandervalk served on the editorial board.

Online Copy Available

Dates: Created: 14 May 1968; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/2012

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

University Costs Project - Eikman Report

Identifier: MSS 1990-031
Scope and Contents

These papers include analyses of educational and general expenditures and of instructional offerings, enrollment and expenditure reports, a handbook of statistical data about institutions of higher education, departmental salaries, a plant ledger, and questionnaires.

Dates: Created: 1954-1958

Verlie T. Robinson Collection

 Collection — Box 155
Identifier: HP 2007-126
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials collected by Verlie T. Robinson, a 1925 graduate of Florida State College for Women. Included are bills, certificates, notebooks, grade reports, field day materials, and a memory book.

Dates: 1916-1970; Majority of material found in 1919-1925; Other: Date acquired: 09/12/1990

Victoria J. Lewis Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-079
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of Florida State College for Women student, Victoria J. Lewis, class of 1944 (BS, Education). Items include photographs of her friends, and memorabilia related to her participation in the F Club, Evens, Esteren, and other student organizations.

Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: Created: 1940-1944; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1944

Wiley L. Housewright Faculty Professional Relations Committee Files

 Collection — Box 1817
Identifier: MSS 2007-009
Scope and Contents The Wiley L. Housewright Faculty Professional Relations Committee Files primarily include correspondence and memoranda to and from the Committee during the period he served as chair. Topics include academic freedom; deliberations over 12-month contracts, faculty participation in civil rights activities, such as discussing the segregation-integration issue in the classroom; sabbaticals; Social Security benefits; tenure, and dismissal policies. Correspondents include FSU President Gordon W. Blackwell and Dean of the Faculties E. Laurence Chalmers. The collection is significant to researchers because it documents the issues facing Florida faculty during the 1960s and how they impacted the...
Dates: Created: 1959-1968; Other: Majority of material found in 1963-1964

William George Dodd papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2004-006
Scope and Contents

This collection contains personal correspondence from 1922-1963, and research notes on Tallahassee education, the West Florida Seminary, the Florida State College for Women, and related topics. Also included are copies of a column in the Tallahassee Democrat entitled, "I remember ... in the Big Bend," and honorary awards. There are also notes on research for his book, Florida State College for Women: notes of the formative years. Additional subjects include Francis T. Dodd correspondence, Florida State University, Josephine White Dodd, Dorothy Dodd letters, William Faulkner, Tallahassee schools, and letters to Owen Rush.

Dates: Created: 1922-1963

William James Bryan letters

 Collection — Box 138
Identifier: MSS 1988-010
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence between May M. Jennings, Dr. Edward Conradi, Governor Doyle E. Carlton and others regarding the presentation of the tablet from the Battleship "Florida" to Bryan Hall of the Florida State College for Women, Tallahassee, Florida, on November 14, 1930. The tablet was placed in Bryan Hall to honor Senator Bryan.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

William L. Marshall Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box 152
Identifier: MSS 1987-006
Scope and Contents

This collection includes personal correspondence, dated 1933 through 1935, from Virginia Catherine Thornton Marshall to her husband, William. Also included is Mr. Marshall's game license, a rental agreement for his Tallahassee residence, and Virginia Marshall's 1935 commencement announcement from Florida State College for Women.

Dates: 1933-1935

William Smith Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: HP 2009-009
Scope and Contents

Personal photographs of William Smith, including photos taken for a Photo Journalism class assignment.

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: 1953-1956; Other: Date acquired: 03/03/2009