Correspondence, articles, speech material, notebooks, daybooks, music record books, photographs, memorabilia, and legal records documenting the personal and professional life of Ella Scoble Opperman, the first Dean of the Florida State College for Women School of Music. Includes Opperman family papers.
The Florida State College for Women/Florida State University Executive Council Minutes are significant to researchers because they document the organizational and academic changes in these institutions during the administrations of Drs. Edward Conradi and Doak S. Campbell. Student activities during this period are documented as well.
The Artist Series includes plays, operas, dances, ballets, concerts, symphonies, solo performances, dance, and other variations of the musical performing arts. The collection includes correspondence discussing the time and date of performances, performance programs, as well as pamphlets detailing the performance season.
Correspondence, indexes to minutes, lists of committee members, minutes, and reports to the Florida State University Faculty Senate documenting the discussions of the Florida State College for Women and Florida State University Curriculum Committee.
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.
Collection includes the annual publications and newsletters of the Florida State University (FSU) Summer Music Camp. Generally there is a statement by the Music Camp Director in each issue of the annual publication ALLEGRO. These publications include lists of faculty, staff, and students, awards, interviews, poetry and prose and artwork. There are also individual and group photographs, with some student scenes. Also included in the collection are programs of performances, awards, press releases and a survey, brochures with applications, and news clippings.
The items in the Janet MacGowan West Collection contain a scrapbook related to her years as a student at Florida State College for Women as well as miscellaneous items including correspondence, a luggage tag, and newspaper clippings.
The Colman Papers document the history of Florida State College for Women (FSCW) and student activities prior to and during the World War I years. The collection consists mostly of letters Colman wrote as an FSCW student to her parents in Lake Alfred.