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FSU Special Collections & Archives

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FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 1966-187

Allen Morris Papers, 1861-1970

24.25 Linear Feet
The Allen Morris Papers consist of personal and professional records and research materials accumulated by Mr. Morris over a period of about forty-one years. The papers consist of correspondence; biographical sketches of Florida officials and other famous Floridians; photographs, programs, and other materials related to the Allen Morris Legislative Awards; historical data concerning place names, historical houses, rivers and river boats. Also included is a complete file of "Cracker Politics," the column that Allen Morris was responsible for writing for so many years, as well as notes and materials compiled and used in the creation of the Florida Handbook. A large portion of the collection is made up of papers, letters, and notes relating to important figures such as governors, state legislators and other Florida politicians. Also included are books and manuscripts written by Allen Morris and books and pamphlets written by others. Includes MSS 75-11.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 85-04

Claude Kirk Letter, 1968-03-18

1.0 folders
A letter from then Florida Governor Claude Kirk inviting N. Orwin Rush to participate at a statewide Conference on Historical Development at Florida State University on March 29, 1968.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.MSS-044

Doak S. Campbell Papers, 1935-1972, 1935-1972

18.00 boxes
This collection contains materials related to the life and career of Doak Sheridan Campbell. It includes biographical sketches of Dr. Campbell, newspaper clippings about Campbell and Florida State University, speeches, personal correspondence, some of which relate information about the Campbell family history. Other persons and topics mentioned in the collection include: Florida Governors LeRoy Collins and Claude Kirk, Campbell's book, A University in Transition, educational materials including projects, programs and correspondence related to various educational institutions, boards and commissions in Florida and Georgia, the Georgia Peabody College for Teachers, Appalachian State Teachers College, Mar-A-Largo, Campbell's work with the Baptist Church, local and state correspondence with the Southern Baptist Convention, First Baptist Church of Tallahassee, Baptists in Florida and Kentucky, Stetson University, Campbell's civil and fraternal affiliations including Civil Defense, Free and Accepted Masons and the Rotary Club.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 03.MSS 93-4

Donald Tucker Political Papers, 1975-1977

9.00 boxes
This collection is comprised of political papers on a broad range of people and subjects accumulated during Donald L. Tucker's term as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 2005-002

Dr. Elston Roady Collection, 1920-1988, bulk 1968-1973

2.08 Linear Feet
The Elston Roady Collection documents Dr. Roady's studies of elections on the local (Leon County, Florida), state (Florida), and national levels and his research in political campaign finance. The materials include typescripts and reference materials used in creating his revised edition of Florida Votes (1972), background information and letters to Florida Secretary of State Firestone from Roady and Annie Mary Hartsfield about their proposal to update the 2nd edition through the 1980 elections (an updated version was not published); a speech Roady delivered when he was given the "Distinguished Alumni Award" by the Illinois State University Alumni Association; a Florida Supreme Court Petition for Rehearing involving Florida Governor Claude Kirk; election materials; a scrapbook compiled for the 1956 Florida gubernatorial campaign of Fuller Warren; reference materials pertaining to the Watergate issue, and memorabilia.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 03.MSS 2015-1001

George L. Waas Collection, Date acquired: 10/01/2015

2.00 boxes
The collection was given by George L. Waas in October of 2015. It contains materials related to his time serving as the Editor in Chief of the Florida Flambeau, a member of the Florida Bar Association, and document his long career as a litigator in the State of Florida. Included in the collection are correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs and monographs written by Mr. Waas.