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FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 2008-022

Ben C. Willis Addresses and Article, 1972, 1986

3.00 items
Addresses delivered by former Florida Circuit Judge Ben C. Willis and an article written by Willis for the Florida Heritage Foundation News and Views. These materials are useful to researchers studying Tallahassee life during the 1930s. According to Lee Willis, these addresses were probably given at the Exchange Club in Tallahassee, which met at the Cherokee Hotel until it closed. Includes MSS 2008-021.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 1964-020

Bird and Ulmer Papers, 1851-1922

55.00 items
The Bird and Ulmer papers consist of photocopies of correspondence, land deeds, tax papers, political and other speeches, resolutions, and papers pertaining to church, lodges, last will, accounts of executors of estates, reports of estate, division of land, and division of slaves with values assigned. These papers pertain chiefly to the plantations of Bunker Hill, Nacossa, and Freelawn, which flourished before the Civil War. The majority of the papers are dated from the 1850s through the late 1800s, although a handful are from the 1920s. Also known as MSS 0-20.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2011-020

Calvin Patterson Research Collection, 1968-2009

1.00 boxes
The Calvin Patterson Research Collection contains digitized items such as articles, correspondence, and documents related to events and scholarships in memory of Calvin Patterson compiled by alumnus Tommy Warren.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 1934-097

Dorothy Dodd Gifts, 1903-1907

12.00 items
The Dorothy Dodd Gifts, dated from 1903 to 1907, include three letters to H. Clay Crawford, Florida Secretary of State, from Albert W. Gilchrist, Claude L'Engle, and W.G. Robinson. Also included in the collection are printed copies of addresses given by W.W. Finley of Southern Railway Company; four items pertaining to the Florida Vegetal Development Company of South Dakota; and a statement of exports and imports through Port Inglis on the Withlacooche River, Florida.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 2006-006

Florida Peace Officers School Collection, 1934

0.10 Linear Feet
The Florida Peace Officers School Collection documents a law enforcement instructional program held at Camp Foster in 1934. It contains addresses delivered by State Attorney and Manatee County local historian Dewey Dye, Vernon Hawthorne, State Attorney of the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida; Fred H. Davis, Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court, and Cary D. Landis, Florida Attorney General, on such topics as the cost of crime, martial law, crime detection, and the powers and duties of peace officers under Florida law; an example of a felony report used for training purposes, and a reprint of an article about the work of state police. The collection is significant to researchers studying early 20th Century Florida law enforcement history.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.MSS 2007-001

Florida State University College of Human Sciences Records, 1905-2005

10.00 Linear Feet
Administrative and financial records, reports, speeches, student materials, course materials, publications, activity files, memorabilia, and reference files of the College of Human Sciences and its internal departments. Materials document the administrations of Deans Margaret Sandels, Hortense Glenn, Margaret Sitton, and Penny Ralston of the College of Human Sciences and its predecessor organizations.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.MSS 2009-011

Florida State University Faculty Action Caucus Files, 1969-1972

0.20 Linear Feet
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of FAC meetings, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and position papers documenting the activities of the FSU Faculty Action Caucus. Topics include application forms for admission, the Bryan Hall recruiting incident, student rights and responsibilities, and Vietnam.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.MSS 2007-022

Florida State University General Faculty Records, 1938-1976

0.80 Linear Feet
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.