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FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2009-046

Barbara Boling Anderson Collection, 1947-1950

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Items include three photographs, FSU Artist Series programs, and other assorted documents, publications and ephemera relating to Barbara Boling Anderson's college life at Florida State College for Women and Florida State University, from 1947-1950.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.MSS 2003-019

Florida State University Media Relations Files, 1969-1995

4.80 Linear Feet
The Florida State University (FSU) Media Relations files contain press releases, photos, programs, brochures, newspapers, newsletters and letters documenting the activities of the Appleton Museum of Art, Asolo Theatre, the College of Business, the FSU Circus, Graduation, Homecoming, and the School of Theatre. Appleton Museum of Art materials include articles about gifts to the Museum, the Florida Arts Recognition Award to the Appletons, funding for the Appleton Eminent Scholar's Chair, and the 1990 merger of the Appleton Museum of Art with Central Florida Community College and Florida State University. The Asolo Theatre files includes articles, playbills, play reviews, and press releases. Topics include the dedication of the Asolo Center in 1990, gifts received, the Burt Reynolds Institute and Theater Project, and the Hoffman Eminent Scholar's Chair. The College of Business files highlight its projects, programs, proposed courses, classes taught by closed-circuit television, grants, scholarships, lectures, conferences, seminars, workshops, lectures and services to the community, e.g. free help sessions in preparing tax returns.  Several of these activities include Credit Institute Courses for government employees, Review Seminars for CPA examinations, the Judicial Management Program, and the "Jobs for Older Americans" project.  The press releases publicize the successes and achievements of the Business students.  Interface, the newsletter of the College of Business and another newsletter, Feedback, are also featured. In these files, there is a gap in 1984. The FSU Flying High Circus materials include programs, articles about the Circus, other Circus publications, and press releases documenting its history and activities. Subjects include the 25th anniversary of the Circus in 1972 and other anniversaries, stories about its performers, animal acts, highwire acts, circus ballets, and the history of the Flying High Circus. The Graduation files include press releases about Florida State University's graduation ceremonies in daily and weekly newspapers, radio and television stations and the Capitol Press Corps.  Topics include the College of Law graduation, College of Nursing pinning ceremony, undergraduate and graduate ceremonies, the Joint Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC commissioning ceremony, the first graduation held in the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center in 1982, the presentation of the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor award, the highest faculty award given by FSU, and Virgil Conner, the oldest graduate at 92 to ever receive a doctorate from a major college. The Homecoming files contain press releases, programs, brochures, flyers, post cards, newspapers, magazines, homecoming ticket information and order forms, lists of events, and parade lists.  Subjects include the pep rally, parade, alumni class reunions,  banquet, faculty concert, alumni breakfast, Grads Made Good  presentations, the Ross Oglesby Man of the Year Award with special coverage on these honorees, baseball games, alumni barbecues, festivals and entertainment after the Saturday football game, and the homecoming "Pow Wow." From 1983-84, there is a gap in the collection. The School of Theatre files contain press releases, announcements, newspapers, brochures, playbills, programs, and several photographs. Individuals cited in these materials include Burt Reynolds, Robert Ulrich, Fay Dunaway, Joseph Papp, Helen Hayes, Lee Strasberg, and Susan Strasberg.  These papers also describe the Schubert Fellowship in playwriting which is awarded annually to a student, the Charles MacArthur national playwriting competition, top honors gained by students in theater festival competitions, grants received, the Florida State Fine Arts Festival, "Adventures in Theater", the School's new touring company, "The Countryside Theater", a unique program to bring live theater to rural communities, and plans to establish an American Theatre Library-Museum on campus in 1970, the first and only one of its concept in the country.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2008-025

Grace I. Fox and Mary Jane Martin-Vegue Collection, Dummy Date

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The Grace I. Fox and Mary Jane Martin-Vegue Collection consists of a variety of materials relating to their involvement with Florida State University and their leadership in physical education in the state of Florida, as well as nationally.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: HP-2007-00Z

Heritage Protocol Multimedia Collection

1 boxes
The collection contains multimedia related to the history of Florida State University and its predecessor institutions.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2007-100

Jack Haskin Publication Collection, circa 1990s

1.00 folders
The Jack Haskin Publication Collection contains documents related to his life and time at Florida State University as the founder of the Flying High Circus.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2007-023

Libby McInnis Collection, circa 1955-1956

28.00 items
Personal items of Florida State University student Libby McInnis (formerly Libby Bailey). Items include Flying High Circus and Football programs, and assorted ephemera and memorabilia. (See box list.)
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2010-040

Lyle Lazear Collection, circa 1950s

1.00 boxes
The Lyle Lazear Collection contains programs, newspapers, magazines, and other ephemera related to his years as a student at Florida State University during the 1950s.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2007-014

Marjorie Fogarty Lee Collection, 1948-1952

17.00 items
Personal items of Florida State University student Marjorie Fogarty Lee (formerly Marjorie Nelle Fogarty), (AB, Library Science, 1952). Items include her papers related to her participation in the Flying High Circus Band and the Marching Chiefs, her FSU identification cards, and assorted ephemera and memorabilia. She is the sister of Beverly Jean Fogarty Smith (Accession No. HP-2008-001). (See box list.)