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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.18.0008

Allen Jere Tillery collection, 1943-1945

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This collection relates to Allen Jere Tillery who served with the United States Marine Corps in the 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine Division, in the Pacific Theater at the battles for Kwajalein, Eniwetok, Guam, and Tinian. This collection includes a published memoir of Tillery's time in service: Well and Smartly Done: a remembrance of war 1943-1945.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1985-10

Bruce, William George, Papers, 1881-1978

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Photocopies of a diary of a trip south, 1921, and a scrapbook, 1881-1978, of William George Bruce, a Milwaukee, Wisconsin businessman and Pensacola, Florida shipyard owner. The diary documents Mr. Bruce's trip to New Orleans and Pensacola, including the Pensacola Navy Yard, and the Bruce, Ollinger, and Watson families, with photographs. The scrapbook covers newspaper clippings, especially family marriages and deaths, for Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Pensacola, Milton, Bagdad and Blackwater, Florida. Subjects include poetry, yellow fever, race problems, and the Blackwater Academy. A separate index ia available.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.01.0298

Eldridge Williams papers, 1940-1963

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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

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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.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1981-15

French Archives Records, 1694-1835

523.00 items
Microfilm of the fonds des colonies serie C13A, Volumes 1-53, covering French occupation of North America, 1694-1819. Filmed as part of the Louisiana Colonial Records Project in 1980, the C13A series covers reports, letters, maps, and other materials on the French settlement and colonization of Louisiana, West Florida, Pensacola, the upper Mississippi River Valley, the Illinois Territory, Canada and other areas of North America. The size of this research archives is beyond the scope of this Guide to describe, but there is considerable data on settlements, Indians, transportation, forts, shipwrecks, battles and war, Jesuit activity, troop movements, and more. Most materials are in French language.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0134

Harry L. Andrews Papers, 1944-1946

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This collection relates to Harry L. Andrews who served as a U.S. naval officer aboard the USS LST-569 during WWII in the Pacific Theater of Operations. This collection contains a letter from Andrews to Dr. William Oldson in which he describes the route his ship takes throughout World War II. The USS LST-569 initially departed from New Orleans on 29 May 1944 and ended in Shanghai, China before being transferred.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2008-029

Mary Gallant Collection, 1935-1940, 1961-1965

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Photographs and ephemera of Florida State University student (class of 1965), Mary Gallant, formerly Mary Petway, and her mother, Florida State College for Women student (class of 1940), Elizabeth Evans.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1990-07

Satterfield, Frances Gibson, Papers, 1976-1986

933.00 items
Personal papers, 1976-1986, concerning research on Octavia Walton Le Vert (1810-1877) and publication of Satterfield's biographical book, Madame Le Vert: A Biography of Octavia Walton Le Vert (1987). The papers include correspondence with family descendants, archivists, researchers, publishers, and agents; photocopies of research materials including primary (letters and diaries) and secondary sources (journal articles and book excerpts), and final manuscript. Subjects include the Le Vert, Walton, and Reab families, Henry Clay, the Marquis de LaFayette, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, General P. G. T. Beauregard, the Mount Vernon Ladies Association and Le Vert's 19th century locales of Mobile, Alabama; Pensacola, Florida; Washington, D.C.; St. Louis, Missouri; Saratoga Springs, New York; and New Orleans, Louisiana.