Florida shines Get Help

Archival Collections

Home » Collections

100 collections

Start Over You searched for: Level Collection Remove constraint Level: Collection

Search Constraints

Search Results

Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.16.0031

Wilson Averre Koontz collection, 1942-2016

9 boxes
This World War II collection documents the life of U.S. Marine Wilson Koontz in the Pacific Theater from 1941 to 1945, as well as the stories of his ancestry, children, and grandchildren. The collection is mainly comprised of personal papers, letters, and documents as well as a leather pouch and a scrapbook of the family's history. The scrapbook details his post-war experiences through various documents and writings from his daughter, as well as the lives of his descendants.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.14.0024

Wilson D. Brooks papers, 1944-1946

2.00 boxes
Wilson Dean Brooks participated in significant events during and after World War II. He was a part of the liberation of Dachau, Battle of the Bulge, and worked as an investigator for the War Crimes Board. His collection contains photographs capturing the liberation of Dachau, a journal describing military life in Europe, which includes details about Battle of the Bulge, and a vast amount of documents that pertain to war crime trials he oversaw as a judge advocate.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.03.0015

Wilson Malcom Clayton papers, December 12, 1944-May 30, 1946

1 folders
This collection relates to Captain Wilson Malcom Clayton who served as a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was assigned as liaison pilot for the 909th Field Artillery Battalion of the 84th Infantry Division in Europe during World War II. He flew L-4 Piper Cubs. The collection contains a handwritten diary that documents his activities during the war.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 0-322

Wings of the Morning Typescript, 1967

3.00 folders
Typescript of the memoirs of Joyce Isabella Mann of New Harmony, Indiana, authored by Mary Lou Robson Fleming.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.98.0838

Winifred Lund Caraway collection, 1941-1946

1 boxes
This collection relates to Corporal Winifred Lund Caraway who served with the United States Marine Corps during World War II. This collection contains scrapbooks, letters, postcards and photographs sent and collected by Caraway throughout World War II.
Florida Atlantic University Libraries: PMC00019
online content

Winner Collection of Glenn Miller Manuscripts, 0

1.50 Linear Feet
In 2007, Martin Winner donated these handwritten scores and parts to FAU Libraries.  Mr. Winner's sister, Dorothy Demby-Lasky worked for the Glenn Miller Agency in New York City and was assigned as Johnny Desmond's secretary.  She came into possession of the music after the Glenn Miller Agency vacated their Manhattan offices circa 1947.  After some time, Ms. Demby-Lasky gave the music to her brother Mr. Winner.  These compositions were performed on the radio circa 1944 but were not published.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 0-266

Winthrop Family Papers, 1592-1970, bulk 1841-1941

4040.00 items
Business, personal, family and military papers, correspondence, orders, bills, pictures, publications, engineering diagrams and blueprints. This collection contains the business papers of John S. Winthrop and Mrs. Susan Winthrop, including correspondence, plantation records, bills, orders, mortgages, tax information and bookkeeping records. There are also personal and family papers of the Winthrop family, including pictures of persons such as Sindey Alder and members of the Winthrop family, as well as the military papers for Captain Guy L. Winthrop. The collection contains a set of eight blueprints and designs, the business papers of Francis B. Winthrop, and a map of Burrow Hill Place. Information about the Winthrop Family Tree is on four photocopied sheets as follows: 1. Adam Winthrop, Levenham, Suffolk in 1498, to Guy Louis, died 1963. 2. Smith-Armistead-Winthrop. Nathaniel Smith, born 1788, to John Still Winthrop, died 1862. 3. Rogers-Winthrop-Bell. Nehemiah Rogers, born 1718, to Guy Louis, died 1963. 4. Nathaniel Marston, 1697, to Evelyn Susan Armistead, 1846. Includes MSS 0-267, MSS 1-04 and MSS 79-6.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 03.MSS 1976-012

W. May Walker Papers, 1901-1974, bulk 1925-1974

47.00 boxes
The collection includes correspondence, committee papers, legislative papers, and legal papers such as rulings, opinions, and papers concerning particular cases. Judge Walker serived as County Judge of Leon County and on the bench of the 2nd Judicial Circuit. The great majority of the papers in the collection cover the time period from the 1940s until the time of his death, September 16, 1974. The collection includes the papers of Judge Walker's father, Nat R. Walker.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M08-1

Women's History Month (Jacksonville, Fla.) Collection, 1986-2009

35.00 Linear Feet
Women's History Month (March) is celebrated annually in Jacksonville, Florida with a number of special activities, including the publication of a commemorative poster and other printed materials issued by the Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women. The posters honor three or four local women for their outstanding contributions to the Jacksonville community. This collection consists of twenty-three framed posters since their inception in 1986 to 2009, and other printed materials, including bookmarks, newsletters and newsclippings relating to Women's History Month activities in Jacksonville. Four photographs of the 2005 Annual Breakfast are also included. The bulk of the collection are framed posters; other printed materials are mixed for each year. The framed posters can be viewed on the third floor of the Library.
Florida Atlantic University Libraries: SPC00036

Women's March Collection, 2017

3.00 Linear Feet
The Woman's March Collection contains realia and ephemera donated by members of Florida Atlantic University and the wider community who were affiliated with the 2017 Women's March/ Women's March on Washington. The primary focus of the 2017 Women's March, held on January 21, 2017, was to promote legislative action for human rights; including women's rights, LGBT rights, the natural environment, immigration reform, racial equality and freedom of religion. The March was also a dynamic protest against the election and inauguration of the 45th President of the United States of America, Donald Trump. Collection items include buttons, t-shirts, placards, 'pussy hats', and various items associated with the March and sister marches that took place concurrently, but particular to those held in Florida.