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FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 1-09

Florida business letterhead collection, 1879-1896

49.00 items
This collection contains a selection of business letters that serve as examples of early business letterheads from various places in Florida. They are quite elaborate and contain pictures, maps and extensive advertising. They are from different towns and cities in Florida and date from 1879-1896. The letters are mostly to W.D. Bloxham and W.D. Barnes, both comptrollers for the state of Florida. Barnes was comptroller from 1881-1890 and Bloxham from 1890-1897.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 0-128

Goulding Family Collection, 1830-1967

301.00 items
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 Instruction Archivist or the Associate Dean for Special Collections and Archives.  Reference copies can be found in Box 171A or on microfilm (FILM 9652) in the Scholars Commons, Strozier Library, Florida State University.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 1965-183

Roderick McLennan Civil War Papers, 1864-1887

1.00 folders
Photostats of manuscripts and two United States printed forms filled in by and concerning Roderick McLennan, a citizen of Canada, 1864-1887. The five items are as listed below:
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.97.0005

William Leslie Eaton papers, 1942-1998, bulk 1942-1945

1.00 boxes
William Leslie Eaton served aboard the destroyer U.S.S. Longshaw (DD-559) until its sinking on May 18, 1945. The collection includes reproductions of official documents surrounding the sinking of the U.S.S. Longshaw, along with several pictures of the sinking. It also contains materials related to the general naval war in the Pacific Theater, including information about the U.S.S. Mississippi's bombardment of Shuri Castle at Okinawa, carrier raids on Japan, and messages from admirals praising the Pacific Fleet.