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FSU Special Collections & Archives

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FSU Special Collections & Archives: HP 2009-046

Barbara Boling Anderson Collection, 1947-1950

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Items include three photographs, FSU Artist Series programs, and other assorted documents, publications and ephemera relating to Barbara Boling Anderson's college life at Florida State College for Women and Florida State University, from 1947-1950.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: HP 2008-010

Donald DeGraffenreid Pickett Collection, 1958-1959

100.00 items
The collection contains photographs relating to Donald Pickett's years as a student at FSU, including trips to the beach, football games and graduation. (See box list.)
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2007-036

Eva Dean Fisher Collection, 1960

4.00 items
Eva Dean Fisher (formerly Eva Dean) was a Florida State College for Women student, class of 1910 (BA, Home Economics).  The items in the collection relate to her 50 year reunion in 1960. (See box list.)
FSU Special Collections & Archives: HP 2007-075

Florence Reno Tryon Scrapbook, 1930-1980

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Scrapbook containing ephemera and memorabilia concerning Florida State College for Women and Florida State University from 1930-1980.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 2003-019

Florida State University Media Relations Files, 1969-1995

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The Florida State University (FSU) Media Relations files contain press releases, photos, programs, brochures, newspapers, newsletters and letters documenting the activities of the Appleton Museum of Art, Asolo Theatre, the College of Business, the FSU Circus, Graduation, Homecoming, and the School of Theatre. Appleton Museum of Art materials include articles about gifts to the Museum, the Florida Arts Recognition Award to the Appletons, funding for the Appleton Eminent Scholar's Chair, and the 1990 merger of the Appleton Museum of Art with Central Florida Community College and Florida State University. The Asolo Theatre files includes articles, playbills, play reviews, and press releases. Topics include the dedication of the Asolo Center in 1990, gifts received, the Burt Reynolds Institute and Theater Project, and the Hoffman Eminent Scholar's Chair. The College of Business files highlight its projects, programs, proposed courses, classes taught by closed-circuit television, grants, scholarships, lectures, conferences, seminars, workshops, lectures and services to the community, e.g. free help sessions in preparing tax returns.  Several of these activities include Credit Institute Courses for government employees, Review Seminars for CPA examinations, the Judicial Management Program, and the "Jobs for Older Americans" project.  The press releases publicize the successes and achievements of the Business students.  Interface, the newsletter of the College of Business and another newsletter, Feedback, are also featured. In these files, there is a gap in 1984. The FSU Flying High Circus materials include programs, articles about the Circus, other Circus publications, and press releases documenting its history and activities. Subjects include the 25th anniversary of the Circus in 1972 and other anniversaries, stories about its performers, animal acts, highwire acts, circus ballets, and the history of the Flying High Circus. The Graduation files include press releases about Florida State University's graduation ceremonies in daily and weekly newspapers, radio and television stations and the Capitol Press Corps.  Topics include the College of Law graduation, College of Nursing pinning ceremony, undergraduate and graduate ceremonies, the Joint Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC commissioning ceremony, the first graduation held in the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center in 1982, the presentation of the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor award, the highest faculty award given by FSU, and Virgil Conner, the oldest graduate at 92 to ever receive a doctorate from a major college. The Homecoming files contain press releases, programs, brochures, flyers, post cards, newspapers, magazines, homecoming ticket information and order forms, lists of events, and parade lists.  Subjects include the pep rally, parade, alumni class reunions,  banquet, faculty concert, alumni breakfast, Grads Made Good  presentations, the Ross Oglesby Man of the Year Award with special coverage on these honorees, baseball games, alumni barbecues, festivals and entertainment after the Saturday football game, and the homecoming "Pow Wow." From 1983-84, there is a gap in the collection. The School of Theatre files contain press releases, announcements, newspapers, brochures, playbills, programs, and several photographs. Individuals cited in these materials include Burt Reynolds, Robert Ulrich, Fay Dunaway, Joseph Papp, Helen Hayes, Lee Strasberg, and Susan Strasberg.  These papers also describe the Schubert Fellowship in playwriting which is awarded annually to a student, the Charles MacArthur national playwriting competition, top honors gained by students in theater festival competitions, grants received, the Florida State Fine Arts Festival, "Adventures in Theater", the School's new touring company, "The Countryside Theater", a unique program to bring live theater to rural communities, and plans to establish an American Theatre Library-Museum on campus in 1970, the first and only one of its concept in the country.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: HP 2008-011

Giles O. and Anicia Aleman Lofton Collection, circa 1947-1950

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Photographs, ephemera and other personal items of Tallahassee Branch of the University of Florida/Florida State University student Giles O. Lofton (BS, Business, 1950) and his wife, Florida State College for Women/Florida State University student Anicia Aleman Lofton (BS, Commerce, 1949). This is a virtual collection. These photographs and other items are in the possession of Mr. B.J. Develle, Tallahassee, Florida.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: HP 2011-022

Gladys Janette Folsom Harrington Scrapbook, 1931-1935

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The Gladys Janette Folsom Harrington Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, programs, correspondence, and other items related to her years as a student at Florida State College for Women.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2007-035

Gladys Martin Black Collection, 1914-1993

95.00 items
Gladys Martin Black (formerly Gladys Martin) was a Florida State College for Women student, class of 1918 (BS, Home Economics).  The Items in the collection include scrapbook pages and other student ephemera and memorabilia, as well as items related to her 50 year reunion. (See box list.)