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17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1948-003
Dates: 1664-1976

19th c. Florida Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1952-006
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1835-1891

27th Troop Carrier Squadron Foundation papers

 Collection — Box: 00.0241 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.00.0241
Scope and Contents 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....
Dates: 1942-2002; Majority of material found within 1948-1982; Date acquired: 05/18/2002

385th Bomb Group Association collection

 Collection — Object: 18.0012 - Publication
Identifier: 02.18.0012
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1942-2015; Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Date acquired: 04/23/2018

460th Heavy Bombardment Group Society papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.01.0046
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1943-2015; Date acquired: 02/07/2015

484th Bombardment Group Association papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.02.0047
Scope and Contents 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,...
Dates: 1939-1998

A Century of Tallahassee Girls, 1824-1924

 Collection — Container: HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-056
Scope and Contents

"A Century of Tallahassee Girls: As Viewed from the Leaves of their Diaries," collected and compiled by Clara R. Hayden.

Dates: undated

A Long Time Since Morning Manuscript and Galley Proofs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-328
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1954

AAUW Florida Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2017-007
Scope and Contents

Records of the American Association of University Women, Florida Division, including publications, reports, press clippings, directories, convention records, and Board of Directors records.



Online Copies Available

Born-digital materials from this collection are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates: 1982-2012; Date acquired: 11/08/2017

Zelma D. Abarbanel collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.07.0119
Content Description

This collection refers to Zelma D. Abarbanel, who served as a Technician Fourth Grade with the WAC Second Detachment during World War II. Abarbanel worked as a stenographer and assistant for the Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia, in the Office of Weapons. The collection includes a transcript of an oral history interview, one letter, the military records of both Abarbanel and her husband, Milton Goldman Abarbanel, and several photographs depicting Abarbanel's life as a WAC.

Dates: 1943-1945

Abraham Kurkindolle Allison Estate Testamentary

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 1978-033
Scope and Contents

A testamentary dated July 17, 1893, signed by Paul Thompson, County Judge, Gadsden County. The document appoints C.E.L. Allison and Elizabeth S. Allison as Executor and Executrix of Abraham Kurkindolle Allison's estate.

Dates: Majority of material found in July 17, 1893

Abril Lamarque Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC6045
Scope and Contents 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. The collection consists primarily of varied printed material...
Dates: 1883-2001

A.C. Lyles Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2014-007
Scope and Contents Print documents and photographs documenting the career of A.C. Lyles at Paramount Pictures Corporation and as an advisor to the Ronald Reagan presidential administration. The collection includes scripts, production records, financial records, books, awards, personal documents, political correspondence, celebrity correspondence, and newspaper clippings. Note to researchers: This collection is in process, and portions remain unavailable to researchers...
Dates: Date acquired: 05/22/2014

Academic Affairs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01/02
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1993-current

Academic Mace Sketch

 Collection — Container: HP Miscellaneous Documents box 3
Identifier: HP 2007-106
Scope and Contents

The Academic Mace Sketch is a revised drawing of the Florida State University academic mace used during formal academic related processions.

Dates: Date acquired: 00/00/2007

Account Book

 Collection — Container: 1 item
Identifier: MSS 85-01
Scope and Contents

Account Book (possibly a store account book) Feb. to Nov. 1872.

Dates: 1872

Donald and Portia Ackerman collection

 Collection — Box: 03.0177 Box 1
Identifier: 02.03.0177
Content Description

This collection relates to Donald and Portia Ackerman. Donald Ackerman served as a pilot on B-24 bombers with the 44th Bomb Squadron, 506th Bombardment Group, in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. He continued to serve in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years and served during the Korean War.This collection contains an oral history transcript, artifacts, audio tapes, documents, letters, maps, pamphlets, and photographs relating to Donald and Portia Ackerman.

Dates: 1941-1990

Adams Brothers Store Ledger

 Collection — Container: Oversize
Identifier: MSS 2006-015
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1898-1899

James Adams collection

 Collection — Box: 12.0004 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.12.0004
Content Description

This collection relates to James Adams who served as an infantryman with the 26th "Yankee" Division and later the 87th Infantry regiment, part of General George Patton's 3rd Army. The collection contains letters and postcards from James Adams to family, mostly his mother.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1945

Adeline Wilkes Collection of Dr. Doris Clack Research Materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2014-002
Abstract

Research materials and correspondence used by FSU faculty member Adeline W. WIlkes in writing biographical materials about Dr. Doris Clack.

Dates: 1975-1997; Majority of material found in 1995-1997; Date acquired: 02/14/2014

Administration and Finance

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01/03
Scope and Contents

Record Group consists of documents regarding Administration and Finance, 1993 - current.  The record group consists of 2 series, Adminstration and Finance. Each series is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically therein.

Dates: 1993-current

Admiral Richard H. Leigh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-165
Scope and Contents 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,...
Dates: 1870-1944; Date acquired: 00/00/1958

Advancement/ Communications and Marketing

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01/04
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1979-current

Advertisements for Walt Whitman works

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-262
Scope and Contents

Two prints of Walt Whitman advertisements from 1889 and 1855.

Dates: 1855-1889; Date acquired: 03/31/1956

African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC.085
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1794-2010.

Afro-American Life Insurance Company Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2008.002
Scope and Contents **Please Note: The University of North Florida Thomas G. Carpenter Special Collections and University Archives Afro-American Life Insurance Company Collection DOES NOT contain information on insurance policies or policyholders. Please contact the Florida Department of Financial Services through their website, https://www.myfloridacfo.com/, or call 1-877-693-5236 regarding any policy or insurance claim questions.**The collection consists of printed materials which provide an...
Dates: 1951-1965

Agustín Villegas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC7050
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: date unknown

Ahlander Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC5000
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: date unknown

Charles W. Aiken collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0304 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.04.0304
Content Description

This collection relates to Charles Aiken who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the European Theater of Operation during World War Two. This collection contains a newspaper clipping and an oral history transcript.

Dates: 2005-01-19; Majority of material found within 1943-1945

Al Turner, Splash Magazine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC.072
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1986-2002; Majority of material found within 1990-2002

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