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FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 1952-006

19th c. Florida Letters, 1835-1891

1 boxes
Correspondence. This collection is comprised of various groups of letters about Florida, dating between 1837 and 1891 most of which deal primarily with land issues.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0241

27th Troop Carrier Squadron Foundation papers, 1942-2002, bulk 1948-1982

1 boxes
This collection related to the 27th Troop Carrier Squadron includes a manuscript that consists of memoirs entitled "Freedom Rings," which were gathered from members of the Army's 27th Troop Carrier Squadron about their time in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater. The squadron was in the CBI Theater from 1942-1945. The squadron was involved in many Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and SACO (Sino-American-Cooperative-Organization) operations, including rescues and liberations of P.O.W.'s. The collection includes their veteran's association magazine/newsletters as well.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.18.0012

385th Bomb Group Association collection, 1942-2015, bulk 1943-1945

1 items
This collection relates to the 385th Bombardment Group, Heavy, that was stationed at Station 155, Great Ashfield, Suffolk, England during World War II.  The collection includes a publication which documents the group's history during the war.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.01.0046

460th Heavy Bombardment Group Society papers, 1943-2015

41 boxes
The collection of the 460th Heavy Bombardment Group Society contains a unit history of this B-24 U.S. Army Air Corps Group, 55th Wing, 760th, 761st, 762nd, 763rd Squadrons and Group Headquarters, which served in the Italian Campaign. This collection primarily focuses on the memory of the war and those who served in the 460th. Included is a listing of the airmen who were held as prisoners of war, including their squadrons, positions on the plane (e.g. pilot, gunner), the date, mission, and what country or stalag in which they were held. Also included is a booklet, "Remembering the 460th Bomb Group (H)," which contains photographs, personnel lists, and maps, and was prepared as a gift from Duane and Betty Bohnstedt to their members. There are mission lists, target details, flight records, and crew searches. The collection includes issues of the society's veterans' association magazine, "Black Panther" from mid-1990 to their final issue, December 2005.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.02.0047

484th Bombardment Group Association papers, 1939-1998

17 boxes
This collection relates to the 484th Bombardment Group (Heavy) that was assigned to the 5th Air Force and based in Torretta, Italy as a component of the Foggia Airfield Complex during World War II and assigned B-24 Liberator heavy bombers.  The materials contained in this collection were subsequently assembled during the post-war period by the 484th Bombardment Group Association.  The collection contains official reports, data sheets, statistics, newspapers, Missing Air Crew Reports, personal histories, photographs, and unit histories.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 2017-007

AAUW Florida Records, 1982-2012

3.00 Linear Feet
Records of the American Association of University Women, Florida Division, including publications, reports, press clippings, directories, convention records, and Board of Directors records.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.10.0016

Abraham Lifschitz collection, 1942-1946

2 boxes
This collection relates to Abraham Lifschitz, a Polish native, who served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945 with the 100th Infantry Division in the European Theater. This collection contains military service records, wartime publications, religious items, and brief correspondence with his niece, Roberta, who donated this collection. Additionally, this collection contains a veteran hat and handkerchief from an unknown relative who served in World War I, as well as Lifschitz's unit patch, cigarette case, marksmanship badge, bracelet of French francs, dog-tags, and a banner commemorating his unit's history.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.09.0174

Abraham Zuckerman transcript, 1939-1946

1 folders
This oral history interview transcript relates to Abraham Zuckerman who was a concentration camp survivor from Krakow, Poland during World War II and worked as a slave laborer for Oskar Schindler.
Florida International University: SPC6045

Abril Lamarque Collection, 1883-2001

2.00 boxes
The Abril Lamarque papers date from 1904-2002. The collection documents the life and career of Cuban-born cartoonist, designer, illustrator, graphic artist, caricaturist, and art director Abril Lamarque through printed materials, scrapbooks, writings, and original artwork. The collection includes examples of his cartoons and caricatures, these include clippings of the comic strip Monguito.
Florida Gulf Coast University Archives: 01/02

Academic Affairs, 1993-current

100.00 Linear Feet
Record Group consists of documents, photographs, and ephemera regarding the development and organization of Academic Affairs, 1993 - current.  The record group consists of 4 series, Colleges, Departments, Distance Learning, and Commencement. The series Departments includes the records of the Provost Office.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2007-106

Academic Mace Sketch, Date acquired: 00/00/2007

1.00 items
The Academic Mace Sketch is a revised drawing of the Florida State University academic mace used during formal academic related processions.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 2006-015

Adams Brothers Store Ledger, 1898-1899

1 boxes
While the Adams Brothers Store Ledger covers only a brief period of the existence of this business (1898-1899), it documents the operations of a late 19th and early 20th Century mercantile store in north Florida. It is significant to researchers studying North Florida's economic history during this period.
Florida Gulf Coast University Archives: 01/03

Administration and Finance, 1993-current

25.50 Linear Feet
Record Group consists of documents regarding Administration and Finance, 1993 - current.  The record group consists of 2 series, Adminstration and Fincance. Each series is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically therein.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 0-165

Admiral Richard H. Leigh Papers, 1870-1944

1697.00 items
This collection consists of the papers of United States Navy Admiral Richard H. Leigh. They include a 17-volume holograph diary, dating 1917-1944, containing official orders, holograph and typed letters, newspaper clippings, printed programs, maps, pictures, and other related items. Also included is a four volume set of personal papers, and a book which Leigh entitled, Whereas, which consists of newspaper clippings, family pictures, programs, doctor bills, and other materials. Many of these documents relate to the history and development of the United States Navy, World War I, and events leading to the conflict with Japan and World War II. Other subjects covered by this collection includes: United States, England, Ireland, France, Navy life at sea, California, New York, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone Park, Orlando, San Diego, Claremont, California, submarine chasers, detection devices, Siwash Indians, USS Oregon, map of Pacific Islands, Franklin Delano Roosevelt photograph, Honolulu, San Francisco, and naval training.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.98.0165

Adolph Westheimer Collection, 1932-1999

2 boxes
Adolph Joseph Westheimer served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater. The collection includes personal letters, government documents pertaining to his service, some postcards, tickets, papers with Japanese scripts, and Japanese artifacts. It also includes the oral history transcript of the Westheimer interview and manuscripts giving detailed descriptions and information on living conditions of Air Force members during the war in Japan. In addition, it includes the certificates of his physical conditions.
Florida Gulf Coast University Archives: 01/04

Advancement/ Communications and Marketing, 1979-current

33.00 Linear Feet
Record Group consists of documents, photographs, and ephemera regarding Advancement and Communications & Marketing, 1997 - current.  The record group consists of 2 series, Promotion & Event Materials and Departments. Each series is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically therein.  Large, oversized materials are at the end of each series.
UCF Special Collections: SC.085
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African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, 1794-2010.

19.5 Linear Feet
Collector, Ms. Carol Mundy amassed this collection of monographs, manuscripts, sheet music, pamphlets, journals, newspapers, broadsides, posters, photographs, and rare ephemera focusing on the African American history. While the collection is comprehensive both nationally and internationally, it also contains materials that pertain to the African American experience in central Florida.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M08-2

Afro-American Life Insurance Company Collection, 1951-1965

4.00 folders
The collection consists of printed materials which provide an overview of the Company's business history and activities in the early to mid-twentieth century. Holdings include two issues of the in-house publication, "Pilot" (1962, 1964), and the Fiftieth Anniversary booklet, "Golden Anniversary, 1901-1951, Afro-American Life Insurance Co." A supplement to the newspaper, "The Pittsburgh Courier" (May 12, 1956), features the Company's new building in 1956. Numerous images of company employees and administrators are shown in this 24 page supplement, as well as advertisements from other companies congratulating the Afro-American on the occasion of the opening of the new building.
Florida International University: SPC7050

Agustín Villegas Collection, date unknown

1.00 boxes
This collection personal papers, newspaper clippings, and personal papers from various authors and representatives influencing Cuban policy, including Florida Representative Mary Ann MacKenzie. Additionally, there are personal documents by Agustin Villegas, such as resumes, copy of diplomas, certificates of education, and select documents incorporating religion and communism, such as selected writings by Karl Marx.
Florida International University: SPC5000

Ahlander Collection, date unknown

4.50 Linear Feet
This collection consists of brochures and general information on various artists from Latin America and the Caribbean Islands donated by the Florida International University Art Museum from Miami Herald art critic Leslie Judd Ahlander. This includes Cuban artist Felippe Abbreu and Argentinean artist Marta Minujin. The area of these artists include Cuba, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Jamaica.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 1967-060

Alachua, Gadsden and Leon Counties Civil War papers, 1862-1865

3.00 items
These photocopies of Civil War papers include a letter from Bird B. Wright of Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, Virginia to his wife Amy R. Wright of Quincy Florida in Gadsden County. The letter dated September 21, 1862, informs her that he has been badly wounded while in combat near Sharpsburg, Maryland and gives instructions how to get to the place where he is and tells her that she or his brother should come to see him. Among other things, he tells her that his Captain was killed the same day he was wounded. Also included is a Certificate of Parole, Waldo, Alachua County, Florida, dated May 20, 1865 to J. A. Tompkins...Private of Co. B. 2nd Regiment, Florida Calvary, and a transmittal letter with further details by Weston Taylor of Tallahassee, Florida to "Mrs. Frost."
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.19.0026

Alan and Rita Wold collection, 1924-1949

1 boxes
This collection relates to Alan and Rita Wold. Alan served as a Staff Sergeant with Company F, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division in the European Theater during World War II. He received the Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Silver Star Medal. Rita Wold attended high school in Cleveland, Ohio during the war. The collection contains photographs, military documents, personal documents, marriage papers, and medals.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.01.0130

Alan May papers, 1944

1 folders
Alan May served as a gunner on a B-24 Bomber with the 451st Bomb Group during World War II in Italy and was shot down during a mission to Ploesti, Romania, and became a POW.  May was awarded the Purple Heart, Air Medals, 2 Presidential Unit Citations, and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Included in this collection is a footnoted manuscript diary of missions.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2008-008

Albert A. Murphree Genealogical Papers, undated

1 folders
Assorted genealogical papers related to former Seminary West of the Suwannee, Florida State College and Florida Female College President (1897-1909), Albert A. Murphree.  Includes some copies of photographs.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0224

Albert L. Haggerty papers, 1942-1945, bulk 1943-1945

1 folders
This collection consists on a series of papers focused on Albert "Al" Haggerty and the "Three Feathers"  B-24 Liberator Bomber he was assigned as crew chief during World War II. The "Three Feathers" bomber belonging to the 726th Bomber Squadron, 451st Bombardment Group. Documents in the collection include Haggerty's memories of his time with the plane, photocopies of pictures of the plane and the crew as well as an excerpt from a book were Sidney Winski, the first pilot of this aircraft,  recounts the "Three Feathers" incident, and finally the transcript of an interview where Haggerty provides a detailed account of his life, his time in training, the "Three Feathers incident," his experiences on service in Italy and the functioning of a B-24.
Florida International University: SPC5010

Alberto Bolet Collection, 1959-1998

8 boxes
This collection contains composed works of Cuban-American musical conductor and musician Alberto Bolet. Additionally, the archive includes an original typewriter belonging to him, posters from various performances, photographs of him as well as performances, and personal correspondences.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 1964-125

Albert Waller Gilchrist Papers, 1876-1929

127.00 items
The Gilchrist Papers are comprised of the official papers of Albert Waller Gilchrist, 20th Governor of Florida, as well as newspaper articles, military and state official documents, items pertaining to the naming of Gilchrist County, materials regarding educational institutions including Carolina Military Institute and West Point, personal correspondence, genealogical research, and papers pertaining to Gilchrist's estate and will. Also known as MSS 0-125.
UCF Special Collections: SC.020

Albin Polasek Collection, 1897-2004, bulk 1906-1977

3.75 Linear Feet
The Albin Polasek Collection includes materials on the life and work of Czech sculptor and Winter Park resident Albin Polasek. The Collection consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, business records, certificates, speeches, photographs, pamphlets, programs, invitations, newspaper clippings, and related papers.
Florida International University: SPC6015

Alex and Carol Stepick Collection, 1976-2003, bulk 1981-1998

14.00 boxes
The Alex and Carol Stepick Collection consists of materials depicting the plight of the Cuban and Haitian refugees in the 1980s in Miami, Florida. The documents detail the treatment of refugees once on American soil and the condition in the countries they were escaping from; highlighting the contrasting experiences of Cuban and Haitian refugees. The collection demonstrates the work of Dr. Alex Stepick, Florida International University Professor of Anthropology and Sociology, in emphasizing the refugee situation on a local and national level. Materials also detail political lobbying on behalf of the Haitian refugees, and increasing awareness of their situation. The collection contains scholarly research, studies, and publications relating to the Cuban and Haitian refugees. The collection includes census-related materials, congressional records, economic reports, letters, newspaper articles, political materials, press releases, professional publications, research notes, surveys, etc.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.16.0018

Alexander Schmidt collection, 1942-1945

3 boxes
This World War II collection covers the overseas experience of a sailor in the U.S. Navy aboard the escort aircraft carrier U.S.S. Natoma Bay (CVE 62), Composite Squadron 63 (VC-63). The collection includes sets of uniforms, a bomber jacket, personal papers, medals, awards, and a plaque. His personal papers include personnel documents, two journals, captured Japanese papers, the Bluejacket Manual, Natoma Bay records, and various publications from and about the Natoma Bay Association. The papers primarily document his time spent in the Pacific Campaign, although his records also date his trainings in Rhode Island and Jacksonville, Florida. This sailor also has a memoir titled Between Here and There that details his life and military experiences. He died in 2010.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.05.0136

Alfred Zenger papers, 1941-2010, bulk 2000-2010

2 boxes
These papers relate to Sergeant Alfred Zenger who served in the U.S. Army in the 297th Infantry in Alaska, the Pacific, and in India. The collection contains one book on the history of the 297th Infantry, one manuscript, and a collection of newsletters.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: HP-2007-024

Alice Nicholson Collection, circa 1924-1927, 1940s-1960s

22.00 items
Personal items of Florida State College for Women student Alice Nicholson (BS, Education, 1927). Items include photographs and a painting from her years at FSCW, as well as later Florida and LeRoy Collins related memorabilia. (See box list.)
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 2007-047

Alicia Korenman Graphic Novels Collection, 1983-2007, bulk 1990-2007

25.00 boxes
Includes small press and alternative publications, with a focus on content related to everyday experiences and societal norms. Publishers include Alternative Comics, Fantagraphics Books, Slave Labor Graphics, Vertigo Comics, and independently produced zines, as well as Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Oni Press, and Marvel Comics.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 2014-009

Allan and Gwen Reichert Thomas Armstrong Research Materials, 2002-2010

2 boxes
Local histories, genealogical research, printed agendas, and notes regarding the Thomas Armstrong Caldecott family. Note to researchers: This collection is in process, and portions remain unavailable to researchers at this time. Please contact FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives for more information.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.18.0008

Allen Jere Tillery collection, 1943-1945

1.00 items
This collection relates to Allen Jere Tillery who served with the United States Marine Corps in the 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine Division, in the Pacific Theater at the battles for Kwajalein, Eniwetok, Guam, and Tinian. This collection includes a published memoir of Tillery's time in service: Well and Smartly Done: a remembrance of war 1943-1945.
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.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1988-16.##v9k

Allie Yniestra School Parent Teacher Association Records, 1937-1969

28.00 items
Scrapbooks and other papers, 1937-1969, of the Allie Yniestra School Parent Teacher Association, Pensacola, Florida. Scrapbooks include programs, reports of officers, treasurer reports, bylaws, publicity and newspaper clippings, photographs, and other materials concerning the history of the organization and the school.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 0-328

A Long Time Since Morning Manuscript and Galley Proofs, 1954

3.00 folders
Original typewritten manuscript and galley proofs of Leon Odell Griffith's A Long Time Since Morning. The typewritten manuscript included handwritten edits, is unbound, and has some documentation from the publisher, Random House. The galley proofs are also unbound with handwritten edits and are stored folded. They are dated March 18, 1954.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M2002-09

Alpha Delta Kappa, Alpha Chapter (Pensacola) Records, 1953-

22.00 items
Records, 1953- , of the Alpha Chapter, Pensacola, Florida, of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international honorary sorority for women educators. Records consist of chapter scrapbooks which contain minutes, newspaper clippings, officer installations and banquets, reports of meetings, photographs, state and national convention materials, and other records documenting the history of the organization and its activities with schools and school programs in Escambia County, Florida.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1982-30

Altrusa Club of Pensacola Records, 1953-1983

4608.00 items
Records and papers, 1953-1983, of the Pensacola Altrusa Club including correspondence, publications, minutes, newsletters, and other materials including a history of the Club by Maude Hollowell. Includes records concerning the local club, the clubs in Districts 3 and 4, and materials concerning the Altrusa International, including annual reports and publications. [4,608 pieces]
UCF Special Collections: SC.072

Al Turner, Splash Magazine Collection, 1986-2002, bulk 1990-2002

3 Linear Feet
Al Turner was the founder, president, and chief executive officer of the World Waterpark Association (WWA) until his death in 2001. During his time as president of WWA he kept slides, photographs, brochures, and documents about the various waterparks that his company worked with worldwide. This collection contains the materials that Al Turner collected.
New College of Florida Archives: NCF0602

Alumnae/i Association Collection, 1967-

6.00 Linear Feet
The Alumnae/i Association Collection contains the records of the Alumnae/i Association since 1967 to the present in the form of  publications, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, reports, interviews and various other records.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.08.0084

Alvin Dinsmore White papers, 1944-2007, bulk 1945

1.00 folders
The collection of Alvin Dinsmore White consists of three letters and a V-mail written by Army officer Jim White of the 42nd "Rainbow" Infantry Division during World War II.  Also, in the collection is a news article and email describing his two other family members' actions during the war. Fort Benning, Georgia, and Rotenberg, Austria are the two discernible locations where Jim wrote his letters.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.03.0107

Alvin H. Brown collection, 1919-2002

01 folders
This collection relates to Alvin H. Brown who served as a B-17 pilot assigned to the 8th Air Force, 95th Bomber Group flying missions over France and Germany from England ending in the summer of 1945. The collection includes an audio tape recording interview and accompanying transcript.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.20.0005

Alvin H. Nellesen papers, 1943-1945

1 folders
This collection relates to Alvin H. Nellesen who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a Private First Class cook with the 65th Troop Carrier Squadron, 403rd Troop Carrier Group in New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Western Pacific, and the Philippines during World War II. This collection includes a 65th Squadron group photograph.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2007-095

Amelia Black Bow Scrapbook, 1937-1941

0.00 Linear Feet
Amelia Black Bow's scrap book contains newspaper clipping, programs, correspondence, and other ephemera related to her junior year at the Florida State College for Women.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1987-18

American Almanacs, 1856-1865

73.00 items
Collection of almanacs, 1856-1865, including runs of Ayer's American Almanac, B. A. Fahenstock and Company's, John Pl. Morton and Company's Western Farmer's Almanac, Merchant's Gargling Oil Company's Moffat's Almanac, Morton and Griswold's Western Farmer's Almanac, and some issues of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, 1872-1888.
Florida Gulf Coast University Special Collections: 02/01/36

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Collection, 1964-2018

12 Linear Feet
"AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. For more than 130 years, we have worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families" -https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/ AAUW Initiatives include: College Campus Outreach, Education and Training, Educational Funding, Financial Planning and Security, Leadership, Legal Support, Salary Negotiation, and STEM Education.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1982-03

American Sunday School Union Papers, 1882-1905

82.00 items
Photocopies of reports of West Florida missionaries of the American Sunday School Union, 1882-1905, Including Rufus D. Burrows, W. F. Watts, A. T. Sims, C. J. Hammitt, and G. E. Mize. The reports concern travels through West Florida, Sunday Schools visited or established, statistics such as enrollment, names of churches and ministers, and related data. [82 pieces]
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 2001-05

Anaxagorean Literary Society Constitution and By-Laws, 1901

1.00 folders
Pamphlet entitled "Constitution and by-laws of the Anaxagorean Literary Society, Tallahassee Florida, 1901." It bears the signature of A. A. Murphree, President of the West Florida Seminary at that time.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1981-20

Anderson Family Papers, 1828-1931

179.00 items
Photographs and personal papers, 1828-1931, of the Anderson, Craig, Hargis, Holden, Kryger, McConaughy, and Pape families of Mobile, Alabama; Pensacola, Tallahassee and Deland, Florida. Includes records concerning Dr. Warren E. Anderson and early hospitals in Pensacola including St. Anthony's Sanitarium and the Pensacola Infirmary among others, and early nurses training under F. Elizabeth Crowell.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.14.0022

Andre Laurensius van Assenderp and Carol Lee Johnson van Assenderp collection, 1927-1945, bulk 1940-1943

5 boxes
This collection consists of mostly Dutch language civil and military administrative documents and military training booklets from André Laurensius van Assenderp's career as a Dutch colonial administrator (1932-1947) and his service as a Dutch Colonial Army (KNIL) reserve-major in the Netherlands Indies Civil Administration (NICA) during and immediately after WWII. Photographs include: official dutch military photos of the Allied Merauke Force at Merauke, New Guinea (1944-1945) and the Allied invasion of Balikapapan, Borneo (July 1945), photos of André, his wife Carol, and their children, photos from the early lives of André and Carol. Artifacts include a Dutch Colonial Army (KNIL) officer's dress uniform with hat and sword, two Japanese military style swords, individual portrait paintings of André L. van Assenderp and Carol van Assenderp, a British pith helmet and other items. The collection also has personal letters from family members in Holland and the US as well as documents from André's teaching career at the Florida State University (1949-1958). Scope and contents written by Tulie Wheeler Taylor January 20, 2020, Tallahassee, Florida
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.19.0004

Andrew J. Kozar collection, 1945

1 folders
This collection includes a silk handkerchief with unknown provenance from the Philippines during World War II.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 2006-016

Anna Forbes Liddell Papers, 1902-1961, bulk 1930-1961

0.40 Linear Feet
The Anna Forbes Liddell Papers consists of personal and professional papers collected throughout her life and includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, research notes, articles, lecture notes, student papers, biographical information, photographs, and poetry.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 88-4

Anne Beauclerk Commonplace Book, 1779

1.00 items
Commonplace book with gold tooling and metal clasps, with handwritten text in French and English.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0169

Anne Burke papers, 1942-2000, bulk 1942-1945

1 boxes
Anne Burke was a nurse in the US Army Nurse Corps at the USA Fourth General Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, during World War II. The collection primarily relates to her relationship with First Lieutenant Andrew W. O'Rourke, Jr. of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. The collection includes thirty-nine letters written by Andrew to Anne during the war. The letters stop due to Andrew's death as a result of typhus fever.  Also included are four photographs, sixteen letters to Anne of condolences from those who served with Andrew, newspaper clippings, a fellow nurse's memoirs, V-mail, and a greeting card. The letters from Andrew to Anne discuss censorship, the need to keep their marriage secret, religious services, discussions of actions on New Britain, and war bonds.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0171

Anne Levine Filardo papers, 1942-1945

1 boxes
This collection consists of letters, bulletins, pamphlets, newspapers, and photographs of a homefront worker during WWII. Anne Levine Filardo served as a machinist at Ranger Aircraft and a teacher at Kaiser Swan Island Shipyard - Childcare Center. This collection contains letters, bulletins, pamphlets, newspapers, and photographs. The documents included contain information on nutritional health, the history of the child care center, activities for children during air raids, and consumer information related to war bond budgets and home economics.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2007-046

Annie Mary Hartsfield Collection, 1923-1989

0.00 Linear Feet
The collection contains items related to Annie Mary Hartsfield's education at Florida State College for Women as well as her employment by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  (See box list.)
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 2011-0928

Ann Kirn Collection, 1939-1974

18.30 Linear Feet
The collection consists of books, with corresponding manuscripts, galleys and artwork related to each book. The books are accompanied by different versions of manuscripts, and both author's and editor's galleys, along with layout sketches and early drawings for each book.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.19.0016

Anthony T. DeMuro papers, 1944-1946

1 folders
These papers relate to Private First Class Anthony T. Demuro who served with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Demuro participated in the Battle of Okinawa. The papers include letters and photographs.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1991-04

Anticommunist Movement Collection, 1951-1965

26.00 items
Collection of publications of anticommunist organizations in America, 1951-1965, including booklets, periodicals, and brochures dealing with communist conspiracies and threats to America. Key writers and organizations include the Christian Nationalist Crusade and its magazine, The Cross and the Flag, the Cinema Educational Guild, William L. Dickinson, Myron C. Fagan, George B. Fowler, Gerald L. K. Smith, and Robert H. Williams. Subjects include antisemitism, anticommunism, Cuba, flouridation of water, John F. Kennedy, Joseph L. McCarthy, racism, the Selma-Montgomery Rights March (1965), UNICEF, and the United World Federalists.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.09.0054

Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company Records, 1941 - 2009, bulk 1941 - 1942

1 boxes
This collection consists of the business records from the Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company once located in Apalachicola, Florida. The company manufactured pyramidal tents under contract from the United States Army from early 1941 to at least October 1942. The records are unclear as to when the company ceased operations. J.H. Hodges, Sr. owned the building that housed the company from 1935 until 1951. The records reflect a wide range of day to day operations including ordering raw materials, sending and receiving invoices, tracking orders, requests for information, correspondence with the Federal Government including bids, rating certificates and other needs of the Quartermaster Corps. Additionally, the collection includes plans/diagrams for the tents, Department of Labor safety posters and several personnel photographs.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.09.0165

Archie William Birchwood collection, 1937-1946

1 folders
This collection relates to Archie William Birchwood who served with the U.S. Coast Guard as a border patrolman and the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II. With the Coast Guard, Birchwood searched for illegal immigrants along the Coast of Florida between Miami and Pensacola. This collection includes an oral history transcript and supporting documents including radio licenses, salary, and a merchant passport.
UCF Special Collections: SC.026

Archimedes L. A. Patti Research Papers, 1922-1993

20.25 Linear Feet
This collection contains the research materials collected by Archimedes L. A. Patti for use in his historical writings. Known for his military career, his work in the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and his relationship with Ho Chi Minh, Patti was recognized later in life as a respected researcher and historian on Indochina affairs. Notes, manuscripts, ephemera, photographs, maps, books and scrapbooks are held in this collection. Of important note are photographs given to Patti by Ho Chi Minh in 1945.
New College of Florida Archives: NCFARCH

Architecture Collection, 1959-

21.00 Linear Feet
The Architecture collection contains: architectural drawings, building specifications, Master Plans for the College, bond records, the minutes of the Architecture Committee and the Architecture Conference, early aerial photographs, photographs of the East Campus, the West Campus, and the Caples Campus. Most notable are the records pertaining to I.M. Pei and photographs of the Pei dormitories and correspondence.
UCF Special Collections: SC.099

Archival Collection of Dr. Henry H. Nehrling from the Collection of Michael D. Kahn, 1855-1934

1.5 Linear Feet
These materials were in the possession of Betty Pooler Mitchell Nehrling, Henry Nehrling's second wife. Dr. Henry Nehrling was a horticulturist famous for his gardens in Gotha and Naples, Florida. The collection consists of letters, documents, photographs, postcards and monographs which provides insight into the familial and financial affairs of the Nehrling Gardens. It also offers a look at Henry Nehrling during the tumultuous years of Florida's boom and bust, and a glimpse of his failing physical and mental state while he sought refuge in a quiet communal colony in Southwest Florida.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M2015-12.##lmk
online content

Archives Video Collection, To Be Determined

0.00 Linear Feet
This collection comprises video materials which have been digitized and placed online for viewing. The materials in this collection (and this site) tend to be single videotapes which have come to the Archives and may not be part of another collection or for which access is easier through this collection. Each videotape has been digitized and each has its own description.
Florida International University: SPC8005
online content

Arguelles Family Photo Albums, 1937-1948

1.00 boxes
This collection maintains vast photographs of the Arguelles family starting in the 1930s. The significance of this collection relates directly to what life was like for a typical Cuban family before the Revolution and before Fulgencio Batista seized power. This includes photographs of plantations, farms, local airfields, and even a typical day at the beach with the family. Digital images of these albums are available through the Digital Library of the Caribbean (Dloc). Physical copies are available at FIU Special Collections Department.
Florida Atlantic University Libraries: SPC00013
online content

Arlyn Austin Katims Civil War Collection, 1861-1992, bulk 1861-1865

15.00 Linear Feet
The Arlyn Austin Katims Civil War Collection focuses upon the Civil War from the Union position. Within the collection are illustrations, currency, and a number of artifacts from the era. Items of special interest include an authentic mourning card from Abraham Lincoln's funeral and newspapers reporting Lincoln's death.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.07.0102

Arnold Busch papers, 1934-1946, bulk 1943-1946

2.00 boxes
This collection includes letters written to Arnold Busch, a basketball coach for Calvary Methodist Church in Lakewood, Ohio, by the students he previously coached. Whether drafted or enlisted, many of the men kept up a correspondence with Busch throughout the war years. This collection also includes Calvary Church newsletters and pamphlets, pamphlets regarding persons registered for service, ration books and other rationing documents, and letters returned to Busch because their recipients were MIA, deceased, or relocated. Also included are photographs of Calvary Church activities on the Homefront, the basketball team, and the Calvary Church's V-J Day service as well as a copy of an article in which the photograph was featured. The letters included in this collection discuss subjects such as classes, training, camp life, and local towns wherever they are posted. Some letters contain some sexually explicit material.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.13.0005

Arnold L. Schuster collection, 1943-1946

1 folders
The Arnold L. Schuster collection mainly compromise official orders and documents given to 2nd Lieutenant Arnold L. Schuster during his training and into his eventual deployment overseas during 1943 to 1946. Included in the collection are personal photography as well as various orders that document his deployment overseas to the Pacific theater during World War II. Within the collection there are also certificates, lists, receipts, and other official documents that show Lieutenant Arnold L. Schuster's career in the Army Air Force.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 2007-039

Ars Poetica, October 1978-Spring 1985

1.00 folders
This collection consists of copies of the Ars Poetica pamphlet with information pertaining to the Shaw collection. Subjects of the newsletters include recent acquisitions to the collection, humorous happenings, news related to poetry, and poetry by the author.
UCF University Archives: UA22B

Art History Club at UCF, 2011-2015

1 Box,
The Art History Club at UCF collection documents the history of the club from 2011 to 2015. Materials in this collection include officer files of the club's president, such as meeting agendas, event fliers, and memorabilia.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 82-5

Arthur and Mayce Seymour Collection, 1899-1965

36.00 boxes
The Arthur and Mayce Seymour Collection, in addition to containing correspondence between them, other family members, and friends, has articles written by the Seymours and many poems by Mayce. A major portion of the collection consists of photographs taken by the Seymours during their trips to India and China in the 1920s. Numerous paintings and sketches made by Mayce during these travels are also included.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0032

Arthur B. Benson and Claude B. Shook Family papers, 1942-1948, bulk 1944

2 folders
This family collection relates to Technician 4th Grade Sergeants Claude B. Shook, 207th Field Artillery Battalion, and Arthur B. Benson, 705th Tank Destroyer Battalion,  who were brother in laws and both served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater. Arthur B. Benson was killed in action on August 14, 1944. The collection contains letters, photograph negatives, a unit newsletter, ephemera, and diary.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.03.0189

Arthur Card papers, 1943-1947, bulk 1945

1 folders
The collection of Arthur W. Card contains an oral history transcript of an interview conducted by or for the Institute on World War II. He discusses bringing US troops to and from Europe, as well as returning German POWs to Germany at the end of the war. He also discusses his work in the engine room (where he felt proud to be "more important" to the soldiers on the ship because they relied on his work to keep them safe) and his time ashore in Naples, Italy.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.98.0391

Arthur Edwin Brenton papers, 1942-1945, bulk 1944

5.00 folders
The collection relates to Arthur Edwin Brenton who served aboard the USS  Pennsylvania battleship during World War II in the Pacific Campaign as a member of the U.S. Marine Guard.  The collection includes a diary, typed transcript of the diary, personal papers, newspaper clippings, as well as ship's newsletters.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.02.0401

Arthur G. Johnson papers, 1942-2001, bulk 1942-1945

1.00 folders
Arthur G. Johnson served in a U.S. Navy Construction Battalion (Seabee) from December 1942 through the end of World War II. This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript. In the transcript, Johnson recounts his experiences from basic training to North Africa, then on to Banica River in the South Pacific, Okinawa and back to Guam where he broke his neck, taking him out of the war. The interview also talks generally about the Seabees, family life after the war, camaraderie with the Marines, and censorship.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.19.0017

Arthur Goold Morrill collection, 1941-1952

2 boxes
This collection relates to Arthur Goold Morrill who served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps as an administrative and statistical officer related to personnel and inventory records in the United States. The collection contains photographs and military personnel documents.
UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives: M84-1

Arthur N. Sollee Papers, 1927-1984

17.75 Linear Feet
As Director of the Jacksonville Expressway Authority during the pivotal transportation years of 1956-1972, Mr. Sollee was a major influence in the development of the Jacksonville, Florida road system in Duval County, Florida in the mid-twentieth century. The collection consists primarily of correspondence, subject files and reports, and newspaper clippings relating to transportation projects in Duval County. It includes extensive documentation on the development of Jacksonville's road system, circa 1950-1970, consisting chiefly of numerous, albeit irregular, primary reports / studies; beach erosion / bulkhead data; and personal notes on Jacksonville transportation issues from the perspective of a prime participant. Historical source documents include project files relating to plans for Metropolitan Park and the Duval County Courthouse, and correspondence / newspaper clippings relating to the University of North Florida site selection. Few personal items are included.
UCF Special Collections: SC.080

Arthur S. Barclay Collection, 1940-1977, bulk c. 1961-1962

0.25 Linear Feet
A collection of slides and photographs that belonged to American botanist Dr. Arthur S. Barclay. These images include personal photographs of Dr. Barclay and his family or subjects of Dr. Barclay's research. Most notable are Dr. Barclay's trip to Colombia while a student at Harvard University in 1956, samples of datura plants collected in the Southwestern United States, and the aftermath of automobile accident involving Dr. Barclay's International Harvester B-120 Travelall.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: HP-2007-066

Arthur Williams Building Collection, 1963

0.00 Linear Feet
The collection contains items related to the dedication of the Williams Building in 1963. (See box list.)
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1984-05

Association of Upper-Level Colleges and Universities Records, 1970-1972

455.00 items
Records, 1970-1972, consisting of the files of Peter Perceval, Director, UWF University Relations, and Executive Secretary of the Association. Includes correspondence, planning files for the International Conference held at UWF in 1970, and related materials concerning the Association.