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.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.MSS 2007-028
There is a gap in the collection from the 1912/1914 report to the 1922/1924 report. A copy of the President's Report for the years included in the gap and prior to the 1912/1914 report can be found in the Report of the Board of Control of the State Educational Institutions of Florida, Strozier, Documents Florida--L136 .B155. The President's Report includes a report from the President to the State of Florida, Board of Control along with reports from the Dean of Faculties, Dean of Students, deans of academic departments, Librarian, Personnel Office, Business Manager, Registrar and other administrative officers and departmental heads. These reports include information on enrollment, budgets, salaries, buildings, curriculum and the activities of the office or department during the biennium.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2007-123
The Olga Larson Collection contains items related to her years as a student and a mathematics professor at Florida State College for Women including correspondences, certificates, and personal documents.
The Wiley L. Housewright Faculty Professional Relations Committee Files primarily include correspondence and memoranda to and from the Committee during the period he served as chair. Topics include academic freedom; deliberations over 12-month contracts, faculty participation in civil rights activities, such as discussing the segregation-integration issue in the classroom; sabbaticals; Social Security benefits; tenure, and dismissal policies. Correspondents include FSU President Gordon W. Blackwell and Dean of the Faculties E. Laurence Chalmers. The collection is significant to researchers because it documents the issues facing Florida faculty during the 1960s and how they impacted the higher education teaching profession.