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FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 2011-0614a

William Thomas (W. T.) Cash Papers, approximately 1878-1951

0.40 Linear Feet
A collection of papers by William Thomas (W.T.) Cash. Notably, this collection contains the manuscript for his book Biennials. Personal business ledgers and other short manuscripts are also housed in this collection.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 0-136

William F. Hankins Collection, 1923-1965

1564.00 items
Biographical sketch of William Hankins; current and historical materials relating to the economic development of Florida; holograph notes; 68-page holograph looseleaf book listing names and addresses and pertinent information about sawmills in Florida; group of 61 pictures of timberlands and sawmills in South Florida, some aerial topographic; holograph and photocopies of holograph maps of 23 Florida counties consisting of 403 sheets, some colored; Edison flat discs relating to timber and lumber industry in Florida; clippings from newspapers and 'The Southern Lumber Journal' relating to forests, sawmills and equipments for sawmills in Florida; description and history of river boats in Florida with names of their captains, and 12 books relating to forestry, timberlands and sawmills in Florida.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 0-249

Van Brunt business records, 1902-1911

20.00 items
The Van Brunt records contain 16 journals, ledgers, "cotton seed books," two tenant farmer agreement contracts, a typed letter by Mr. Clifton Paisley to Mr. N. Orwin Rush, dated August 17, 1969, and a seven-page typescript of Mr. Paisley's interview on July 5, 1969, with a daugher of Mr. Van Brunt, Mrs. Jack Gregory, of Quincy, Florida. The business records, besides reflecting the economic conditions of the era and the customary manner of conducting a merchandising and tenant farming business, has considerable genealogical value.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 0-326

Unknown Florida manuscript

2.00 folders
Typed manuscript of preface, chapters 1 through 29, and back matter of Unknown Florida: The Caloosahatchee Counties--Glades, Hendry and Lee by Florence Fritz.  Manuscript contains handwritten and typed corrections of the author. The work was published in 1963 as Unknown Florida by the University of Miami Press.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 1965-157

United States Land Patents - Sales of Land in Gadsden County, Florida, 1856

1.00 folders
Two U. S. Certificates of sale of public land in Gadsden County, Florida. Certificate No. 11,824 was issued by the U. S. Land Office at Tallahassee, Florida to Brinkley G. Poppell dated June 16, 1856. Certificate No. 11,922 was issued to Brinkley G. Poppell as well, and is dated June 16, 1856. Also known as MSS 0-157 and MSS 76-16.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 2008-011

The Martin Dyckman Leroy Collins Research Collection, 1909-2005, bulk 1950-1970

15 boxes
This collection contains research materials used by Martin Dyckman for his 2006 book about former Governor Leroy Collins titled Floridian of His Century. Research materials include speeches from Leroy Collins before he became governor; an interview transcript with Premier Khrushchev during Collins' trip to the Soviet Union; newspaper columns written by Collins for the St. Peterburg Times and transcripts and audio recordings of interviews conducted by Dyckman.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 0-235

Sprague letter, October 30, 1841

1.00 items
Manuscript letter signed J. W. S. dated Marianna, Florida, October 30, 1851 to his sister, Miss Susan W. Sprague, care of S. U. Woodruff, Esq., Albany, New York.