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Found in 114 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Byrd Taylor Scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HP 2007-098
Scope and Contents

The Elizabeth Byrd Taylor Scrapbook consists of photographs and ephemeral items related to her years as a Florida State College for Women student from 1922 to 1926.

Online Copies Available

  • The entire scrapbook is digitized and viewable here:
  • Select individual objects from the scrapbook were digitized separately and viewable here:
  • Dates: Created: circa 1922-1926

    Everglades National Park Commission Papers

     Collection — Box 145
    Identifier: MSS 1971-102
    Scope and Contents The Everglades National Park Commission Papers are comprised of items dated from June to October in 1946. The first item is a four-page document entitled, "Official Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Everglades National Park Commission at the Lunsford Lodge on Windley Island, June 15, 1946." The second item is a four-page letter, dated July 19, 1946, "To the Property Owners Within the Everglades National Park Area," that gives a good history of the establishing of the park. The third item, dated July 19, 1946, is a list of names and addresses of the twenty-five "Members Appointed to the Everglades National Park Commission by Governor Millard F....
    Dates: 1946; Other: Date acquired: 09/07/1971

    Experimental College

     Collection — Box 145
    Identifier: MSS 1991-006
    Scope and Contents

    This collection is comprised of papers concerning an investigation into the feasibility of an Experimental College without grades or formal structure at The Florida State University during the early 1960s. The papers are dated from 1962 to 1964, with a large majority of the collection from 1964, and the papers are in no discernible order.

    Dates: Created: 1962-1964

    Fenton McArthur Prewitt papers

     Collection — Box 155
    Identifier: MSS 0-207
    Scope and Contents The materials in this collection are related to the life and work of Fenton McArthur Prewitt. There is a fifty-page typescript entitled, "Chronological facts pertaining to the fifty years and after fifty years of the life of Fenton McArthur Prewitt, discussing his life, family genealogy, and career. There are a number of newspapers in the collection from the following cities in Florida: Tavares, Gainesville, Waldo, Starke, Jacksonville, Wauchula, Tampa, and Plant City. There are two holograph letters, dated March 14, 1897, and September 6, 1911, and one post card dated September 13, 1911. These include a clipping about yellow fever in Florida. A clipping from Gainesville's Daily...
    Dates: 1895-1954; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1968

    Florida County and City Histories

    Identifier: MSS 1992-024
    Scope and Contents

    The materials included in this collection appear to be class papers done by students at the Florida State College for Women around 1922. Among the counties covered are Alachua, Clermont Lake, Manatee, Sarasota, Sumter, Suwanee, Taylor, Walton, Jefferson, Lake, Osceola, Washington, Columbia, and Dade Counties. Among the cities covered are Miami, Jacksonville, Pensacola, Madison, Orlando, Wildwood, Live Oak, De Funiak Springs, Monticello, and West Palm Beach.

    Dates: Created: 1922

    Florida State College for Women/Florida State University School of Home Economics Florida Extension Services Collection

     Collection — Multiple Containers
    Identifier: MSS 2005-016
    Scope and Contents This small collection documents the history of the Florida extension service program from its beginnings at the Florida State College for Women (FSCW) / Florida State University (FSU) School of Home Economics. The collection includes reference materials about other statewide agricultural extension service agencies and home economics, articles about Florida 4-H Clubs and the history of Florida home demonstration work, and publicity brochures about Florida home demonstration work published by the Florida State Home Demonstration Office at FSU. It is historically significant to researchers studying the cooperative extension movement in Florida and the United States and its relationship to...
    Dates: Created: 1937-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1951-1964; Other: Date acquired: 12/00/2005

    Florida State University Costs Project

     Collection — Box 1452
    Identifier: MSS 1996-025
    Scope and Contents

    University costs project, 1956-1957.

    Dates: Created: 1956-1957

    Florida State University Enrollment Reports

     Collection — Box 1452
    Identifier: MSS 1996-027
    Scope and Contents

    Florida State University enrollment reports filed with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission dated 1978-1983.

    Dates: Created: 1978-1983

    Florida State University Faculty Senate Minutes

     Collection — OS 1 & 2
    Identifier: MSS 2003-021

    Minutes of the Florida State University Faculty Senate and its predecessor organizations, including reports of standing committees, special committees, and sub-committees.

    Dates: Created: October 7, 1905-October 18, 2006

    Florida State University General Faculty Records

    Identifier: MSS 2007-022
    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of minutes from General Faculty meetings, recommendations of candidates for graduation, related memoranda, and faculty members' obituaries. The collection will be of interest to those researching issues of broad concern to the University in the time period covered, which includes the transition period of Florida State College for Women to the Florida State University.

    Dates: Created: 1938-1976

    Florida State University Libraries Proposed Amendments to Florida State University Constitution

     Collection — Box 1818
    Identifier: MSS 2009-002
    Scope and Contents

    This collection is comprised of documents pertaining to librarian faculty status dating from 1956-1958. The documents contained in the collection include letters between Florida State University (FSU)'s assistant librarian, Florence Bethea and the Constitution Committee's Chairman, Robert Miller, notes and suggestions for proposed amendments to the constitution, and copies of proposed constitutions. There are significant gaps in the collection. The earliest dated document is February 23, 1956 and the remainder covers the last few months in 1958.

    Dates: Created: 1956-1958

    Florida State University Southern Business History Center Records

    Identifier: MSS 2008-016
    Scope and Contents

    The Florida State University Southern Business History Center Records include, correspondence to and from the center, including memos, form letters, responses, questionnaire, annual reports, photographs and publications; and oral interviews recorded in May and June, 1954 and August 1956 on 1/4 inch audio tape reels. They also include a group of historical records of the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company at Cedar Key, Florida.

    Dates: Created: 1855-1956; Created: Majority of material found in 1940-1956

    Frances Elizabeth Brown Douglass Memoirs

     Collection — Box 144
    Identifier: MSS 1978-058
    Scope and Contents A bound photocopy of the handwritten memoirs of Frances Elizabeth Brown Douglass, daughter of Governor Thomas Brown of Florida. On the first page appears the following note: "MEMOIRS OF FRANCES ELIZABETH BROWN DOUGLASS These memoirs of Frances Elizabeth Brown Douglass, wife of Samuel James Douglass and daughter of Thomas Brown, were written at the request of her family. She began these writings in 1894 when she was about 77 years old, and passed away in 1905 at the age of 87. March 15, 1966. Signed: Sarah E. Henderson, Mrs. John Ward Henderson, Jr. This copy is contributed to the Florida State University Library by Mrs. Sarah Everett Lewis...
    Dates: Created: 1894 - 1905; Record Keeping: Date acquired: 03/15/1966

    Francois Bucher Papers

     Collection — Multiple Containers
    Identifier: MSS 2015-010
    Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers of Francois Bucher (1927-1999), professor of Art History (1978-1996), including correspondence, instructional materials, artwork, research materials, and scholarly works. Significant correspondents include William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Paul Sharits, and Kurt Vonnegut. The collection includes works by Sinclair Beiles, Bucher and Burroughs. Subjects include Bucher's academic career at University of Minnesota, Yale University, Brown University, State University of New York-Binghamton, and Florida State University; Junction B and the Nautilus Foundation in Lloyd, Florida; and Bucher's novel Ein Strahlendes End (...
    Dates: Created: 1300, 1565, 1880-1996; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014

    Frank Norris manuscript leaf from McTeague

     Collection — Box 153
    Identifier: MSS 0-340
    Scope and Contents

    Manuscript leaf from Frank Norris's McTeague, Argonaut Manuscript Edition of the Works of Frank Norris, page 176.

    Dates: 1899

    George Alexander Lensen Author Manuscripts

    Identifier: MSS 90-7
    Scope and Contents

    Collection contains 5 manuscripts from Dr. Lensen written between 1959 and 1967. All deal with Dr. Lensen's area of study in Japanese and Russian history and relations.

    Dates: Created: 1959-1967; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1967

    George Harper Papers

     Collection — Box 1414: Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 3; Series Series 4; Series Series 5; Series Series 6
    Identifier: MSS 1991-003
    Scope and Contents

    The papers of George Harper include articles, catalogs, correspondence, manuscripts, College English Association conference programs, and publications. The majority of the papers, and escpecially the correspondence, cover a large period of time from the 1870s to the late 1960s. The 38 books donated by George Harper with this collection have been cataloged and information about them may be accessed through the Florida State University Libraries online catalog.

    Dates: Created: 1872-1980

    Goulding Family Collection

    Identifier: MSS 0-128
    Scope and Contents Manuscripts, typescripts, diaries, photo albums, and government documents related to Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Goulding of Tallahassee, Florida and their ancestors, including materials on the American Civil War, Key West (1830-1863), rationing during World War II, YMCA activities during and after World War I, Florida bank notes (1860, 1870), and souvenir photo albums and guidebooks from global tourist destinations (1905-1911). This collection includes materials previously described as MSS 0-127. Restrictions on Use: Manuscript diary pages in Boxes 171B and 171C are fragile and not available to researchers without permission of the Manuscript and...
    Dates: Created: 1830-1967; Other: Date acquired: 03/03/1973

    Governor Andrew's Proclamation

     Collection — Box 137
    Identifier: MSS 0-6
    Scope and Contents A printed proclamation by John A. Andrew, Governor of Massachusetts, Boston, Mass., March 11, 1862, in which he proclaimed "Thursday, the third day of April next, to be observed throughout this Commonwealth, as a day of public HUMILIATION, FASTING, AND PRAYER. The printed proclamation is in the form of a broadside and bears the seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The subject is entirely religious, and the quality of paper and appearance of the format would indicate that it was the custom to frame such annual proclamations. There is an attached notation in the handwriting of Ms. Louise Richardson, FSU Librarian, which reads: "Lot purchase. O. Norwood, Oct....
    Dates: Created: 1862; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1956

    Governor Thomas Brown Letter

     Collection — Box 138
    Identifier: MSS 1964-036
    Scope and Contents Manuscript letter by Governor Thomas Brown, Executive Department of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida, January 31, 1853, to Captain Wm. B. Cone. Cone was a former member of Legislature from Camden County, Georgia, but at the time of Brown's letter was a Captain of a Company of Calvary in the State of Georgia. The letter was in reply to Captain Cone's letters of January 21 and 24, 1853, in which Captain Cone had offered him the service of "a Company of Calvary in the event of Indian hostilities." Governor Brown's explanations as the reasons why he was unable to accept Captain Cone's offer affords a picture of political and military affairs of that period. The letter was...
    Dates: Created: January 31, 1853; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/1938

    Gramling Civil War Diary

    Identifier: MSS 1971-129
    Scope and Contents The two items in this collection are a copy of a typescript made by Clifton Paisley from the original holograph diary and a biographical sketch of the author of the diary, Wilbur W. Gramling. The original of the diary, which the donor described as being in "small handwriting and some of it is illegible because the ink has badly faded," was found among the belongings of the late Owen Irvin Gramling Sr. of Tallahassee, founder of O. I. Gramling and Company and nephew of the author. The original has subsequently come into the possession of O. I. Gramling Jr. of Tallahassee. Wilbur Gramling joined Company K of the 5th Florida Infantry Regiment, which eventually became part of a small...
    Dates: Created: 1864-1865; Other: Date acquired: 05/01/1971

    Harry Whittington manuscripts

     Collection — Box 323
    Identifier: MSS 0-313
    Scope and Contents

    Three typrescript drafts of books by H. Whittington: 'Trouble Rides Tall' (1958), 'Play for Keeps' (1957), and 'Strangers on Friday' (1959).

    Dates: 1957-1959; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1961

    Herbert Spencer Zim papers

    Identifier: MSS 78-50
    Scope and Contents

    This collection is comprised of materials related to the works of Herbert Spencer Zim. Books covered include Armored animals; Botany; Commercial fishing; Crabs; Golden hamsters; Hoists, cranes and derricks; Israel and the Holy Land; North American Indian arts; Sea stars and their kin; Telephone systems; What's inside of me; What's inside of plants; and Your heart and how it works. Other persons or subjects significant to the collection include: Rene Martin, Herschel Wartik, Alexander Drozynski, Andre Hunter Whiteford, and basketry.

    Collection includes MSS 78-51

    Dates: 1955-1971

    Isle de France (Mauritius) Voyage Report

     Collection — Box 149: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3
    Identifier: MSS 1964-147
    Scope and Contents

    Undated manuscript document in French which is a report by Captain Plapin of Marseille, France, who was captain of a freighter plying between the Isle de France and India, in which he gives considerable details of an incident which occurred while on a voyage.

    Also known as MSS 0-147.

    Dates: Created: circa 1750; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1956

    Itinerant Ministry Journal and Ledger

     Collection — Item 1
    Identifier: MSS 2015-015
    Scope and Contents Leatherbound notebook containing the manuscript diary and cash accounts ledger of an unnamed itinerant Baptist minister, active in the American Southeast. Diary entries describe visits to locations in Florida, including Crawfordville, Flat Creek, Sopchoppy, and Tallahassee; and in Alabama, including Decatur and Gadsen. Official activities described include delivering sermons on scripture and Biblical figures; officiating wedding ceremonies; and conducting Sunday school classes. Personal activities described include visits with congregation members, farming duties, and traveling among different congregations. Online Copy Available ...
    Dates: Created: 1871, 1874; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2015

    James Branch Cabell Collection

     Collection — Box 140
    Identifier: MSS 1963-043
    Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials by and about the Virginia author, James Branch Cabell. The first item in the collection is a set of original typed (with one set of copies) letters by Cabell to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1940-1953). The copies were typed from original letters in the University of Florida Special Collections. The second item in the collection is a typed copy of a cumulative index to the Storisende Edition of Cabell's works (McBride, NY, 1930, 18v). The index was prepared by John M. Campbell, Jr. of Paris, France, and includes a notation: "No other index exists, either in individual volumes or for the works as a whole, and the information contained...
    Dates: Created: 1930-1945

    James Phin. Willson Manuscript of Battle of Natural Bridge

     Collection — Box 158
    Identifier: MSS 1965-264
    Scope and Contents Photographic copy of manuscript by James Phin. Willson, Druggist to K.L.A., relating to the Battle of Natural Bridge (1865). The twenty-four-page manuscript is titled, "MS. No. 9, Third Series Pages - 1007. Written 1865. To Miss Joanna D. Willson of Missouri." The following page reads: "To the special care of Miss Joanna D. Willson - the present manuscript is respectfully affectionately dedicated by her devoted brother, the author. The within contains, in addition to its personal introduction, a private, graphic description of the events...incidental to the military exploit under Brigadier Gen. William Miller, near Tallahassee, Florida, March 4th, 5th, and 6th,...
    Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1865; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1963

    Janet Burroway Papers

     Collection — Multiple Containers
    Identifier: MSS 2003-022

    The Janet Burroway Papers contains her class materials, manuscripts of plays and short stories, book reviews, articles, student writings, and writings by others

    Dates: Created: 1985-1999

    Jeannette Hodges 'Back Country' manuscript

    Identifier: MSS 0-329
    Scope and Contents

    Draft Manuscript of Back Country, published New York, Pageant Press [c1958]

    Dates: Created: 1958

    John Brown Letter

     Collection — Thomas Percy Collection
    Identifier: MSS 1990-011
    Scope and Contents

    Letter from "J. Brown" written at Newcastle, to the Reverend Mr. Percy, August 17, 1769.

    Dates: Other: August 17, 1769