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FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 79-1

Carlton J. Corliss Papers, 1859-1978

1701.00 items
The collection includes correspondence, publications, service records, diaries, memorabilia, articles, research notes, speeches, genealogical information, photographs, and scrapbooks created or collected by Carlton J. Corliss. The majority of the papers are related to railroads, various railway companies that Corliss worked for, and publications about railroads. Topics include the Florida East Coast Railway, the Illinois Central Railroad Company, the Association of American Railroads, Abraham Lincoln, Florida, public relations, and his book, MAIN LINE OF MID-AMERICA. The collection also includes some writings of Robert S. Chilton from his service in the State Department.
Florida International University: 6010

Carmen Petsoules / Mary Brickell Collection, 1837- 2006

11 boxes
The collection consists of materials depicting the role of Mary Brickell as one of the "founding mothers" of the city of Miami, Florida. Documents detail her work as a landowner and real estate developer. The materials balance the personal and professional lives of Mary Brickell and her descendants. The collection demonstrates the growth and shaping of Miami, from the founding documents establishing the city of Miami to modern day developments in the Brickell area. The collection also documents the work of local Miami historian Carmen Petsoules and her efforts to revive public awareness of Mary Brickell and have her officially recognized as one of the founders of the city of Miami. The collection includes appraisal reports, architectural plans, bills, estate records, leases, maps, newspaper clippings, personal papers, photographs, property records, research materials, scrapbooks, silverware, tax records, warranty deeds, and wills.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.01.0298

Eldridge Williams papers, 1940-1963

1.00 folders
This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of a retired African American lieutenant colonel, and one of the Tuskegee Airmen, as he discusses his experiences during WWII and the Korean War.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2009-030

Florence Gregory Walker Collection, 1931-1962, bulk 1931-1947

0.00 Linear Feet
Personal items of Florida State College for Women student Florence Gregory (B.A. Sociology, 1940) and Florida State University (M.S., Social Work, 1962). Items includes photographs, scrapbooks, and other ephemera related to her years as a student at FSCW/FSU.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0137

Geraldine Brooke Greene papers, 1919-2001, bulk 1942-1947

1 folders
This collection consists of several papers donated by Geraldine Brooke Greene. Geraldine became a "wandering wife" during the war, following her husband Staff Sergeant Julian John "Jack" Brooke until he was sent to Europe. Jack was eventually killed in action. Geraldine later remarried.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2007-089

Jewell Genevieve Cooper Scrapbook, 1924-1930

1.00 items
The Jewell Genevieve Cooper Scrapbook chronicles her years as a student at Florida State College for Women, from 1924 to 1930. The scrapbook contains many rare photographs offering a unique insight into student life during the 1930s.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: HP-2007-094

Marion L. Stine Collection, 1917-1921

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The Marion Laura Stine Collection consists of one photograph album, and one scrapbook.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 1-13

Mrs. Hagan or Rebecca Egan donation

1.00 items
This collection consists of a true copy of a certificate and opinion of title to the Mrs. Hagan (or Rebecca Egan) donation containing 620 66/100 acres, and embracing all of that portion of the City of Miami lying south of the Miami River. Also copies of an abstract of title of said donation from the Dade County records. The copy is printed and verified from the original, which is in the possession of Mary Brickell. Appended to this item is a copy of a certificate to the effect that the title to said donation, except ten acres known as the Fletcher Tract, and except those portions of said donation sold by Mary Brickell from time to time prior to and since June 6th, 1896, vests in the said Mary Brickell, and that the same is free of clouds or incumbrances of record, which covers that period of time from June 6th, 1896, to January 15, 1907.
UCF Special Collections: SC.016

Otto Frohlich Collection, 1897, 1956-1969

4.5 Linear Feet
The collection comprises published 25 music scores produced by Otto Frohlich and a book called "Logengrin: a Romantic Opera in Three Acts" written and composed by Richard Wagner, published by G. Schirmer, New York in 1897. Frohlich composed more than 35 compositions during his long career as a professor of music and composer, only selected scores were donated to the University of Central Florida Libraries which include Andantino, Badinage, Composer's Birthday-Party, Divertimento, Edelweiss Symphonic Poem, Essay for String Orchestra, Festival Overture, Happy Birthday, Homage to Miami - Academic Overture, Intermezzo, Invocation, Legende Poem, Little Serenade, Lohengrin a Romantic Opera, Lotos, Flower Lotosblume, Lullaby and Scherzo, Melody, Oxford String Quartet, Pax Aeterna, Prelude, Romantic Suite: Petite Suite, Serenade, Sugar and Sprice, The Loreley, and Vision.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.18.0005

Rawls Family papers, 1937-1946, bulk 1942-1945

2.00 boxes
The bulk of this collection consists of letters written by John Rawls during his time in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II in Brazil. He achieved the rank of Major. These letters, primarily to his mother, give details on his time in training and daily life while stationed in Brazil. He tells stories of friends, the tedium of his work, and mentions the various girls he sees throughout the war. Also included is a photograph album consisting of photographs taken by Rawls while in the service.