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Bellamy-White Duel

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-17
Scope and Contents This collection contains a three-page letter by Edwin Pugsley that gives some background on Senator William White and Abraham Bellamy, both of Monticello, Florida, principals of the duel, and a detailed description of the "English Duelling Pistols" chosen by them. Also, how Mr. Pugsley came into possession of the information about the historic duel and of the pistols. The pistols, still in Mr. Pugsley's possession as of the writing of the letter in 1958, are illustrated...
Dates: 1958; Date acquired: 03/25/1958

Ben C. Willis Addresses and Article

 Collection — Box: 1817
Identifier: MSS 2008-022
Scope and Contents

Addresses delivered by former Florida Circuit Judge Ben C. Willis and an article written by Willis for the Florida Heritage Foundation News and Views. These materials are useful to researchers studying Tallahassee life during the 1930s. According to Lee Willis, these addresses were probably given at the Exchange Club in Tallahassee, which met at the Cherokee Hotel until it closed.

Includes MSS 2008-021.

Dates: 1972, 1986

Ben White Raceway Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC.011
Abstract Ben White Raceway located on a 120- acre tract in Fairview Park, near downtown Orlando, Florida, was the largest training facility and winter home for champion racehorses. The track was named in honor of one of the nation's most famous trainers, Ben White, who won numerous titles and chose Orlando as a training site in 1920. The track lost popularity as the expense to ship horses to Orlando became too great. In July 2001, the name was changed to Trotters Park. In January 10, 2002, the City...
Dates: 1946-1978

Bender Collection

 Collection — Box: HUA Accessions Box 9
Identifier: HUA 2021-028
Content Description

Three letters and seven Tallahassee postcards

Dates: 1905-1949

Benjamin Epstein papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0113 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0113
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Benjamin Epstein was a Jewish American serviceman who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942-1946, and he trained at Fort Logan, Colorado. He was transported on the U.S.S. Dorchester, which was torpedoed by a German U-Boat in February 1943. He described escaping from the sinking ship and swimming to one of two lifeboats. He was picked up by the U.S.S. Escambia and taken to Greenland. He remained in...
Dates: 1942-1946; Majority of material found in 1944; Date acquired: 09/01/2005

Benjamin Epstein papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0113 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0113
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Benjamin Epstein was a Jewish American serviceman who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942-1946, and he trained at Fort Logan, Colorado. He was transported on the U.S.S. Dorchester, which was torpedoed by a German U-Boat in February 1943. He described escaping from the sinking ship and swimming to one of two lifeboats. He was picked up by the U.S.S. Escambia and taken to Greenland. He remained in...
Dates: 1942-1946; Majority of material found in 1944; Date acquired: 09/01/2005

Bennett, Hite, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1988-08
Identifier: M1988-08
Scope and Contents

Personal papers, 1969-1988, including correspodence, committee files, and papers related to his teaching and to the activities of his department and college. Subject files include the Business College Council, the Department of Finance and Accounting, and the Northwest Florida Blood Bank.

Dates: 1969-1988; Date acquired: 07/00/1988

Bense, Judith, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1993-09
Identifier: M1993-09
Scope and Contents

Personal and professional papers, 1983-1993, of Judith A. Bense, including research materials on organizations, and related materials.

Dates: 1983-1993; Date acquired: 00/00/1994

Arthur B. Benson and Claude B. Shook Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.17.0032
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1942-1948; Majority of material found in 1944; Date acquired: 11/28/2017

Arthur B. Benson and Claude B. Shook Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.17.0032
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1942-1948; Majority of material found in 1944; Date acquired: 11/28/2017

Norman Conway Benson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.00.0101
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Technician 5th Grade Norman Conway Benson who served with Company A, 1st Battalion, General Headquarters, United States Army Forces Pacific during World War II. The collection includes the contents of two scrapbooks, letters, government and identification information, and additional photographs during Norman Conway Benson's time serving the Army in the Philippines in 1944 and 1946. The letters and photographs originate from Norman Conway Benson's family, friends,...
Dates: 1943-1947

Norman Conway Benson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.00.0101
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Technician 5th Grade Norman Conway Benson who served with Company A, 1st Battalion, General Headquarters, United States Army Forces Pacific during World War II. The collection includes the contents of two scrapbooks, letters, government and identification information, and additional photographs during Norman Conway Benson's time serving the Army in the Philippines in 1944 and 1946. The letters and photographs originate from Norman Conway Benson's family, friends,...
Dates: 1943-1947

Harold W. Benzenberg collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0091 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0091
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harold W. Benzenberg who served as a Photographer's Mate Third Class, and as a submarine spotter on the U.S. coast in New York and Maryland during World War II. This collection contains Benzenberg's certificate of fitness, honorable discharge papers, dog tags, certificate of satisfactory service, navy training course certificate, selective service system request, notice of separation service, and three photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1954; Date accessioned: 2006-06-06

Harold W. Benzenberg collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0091 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0091
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harold W. Benzenberg who served as a Photographer's Mate Third Class, and as a submarine spotter on the U.S. coast in New York and Maryland during World War II. This collection contains Benzenberg's certificate of fitness, honorable discharge papers, dog tags, certificate of satisfactory service, navy training course certificate, selective service system request, notice of separation service, and three photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1954; Date accessioned: 2006-06-06

Harold E. Bergman papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box, Folder: 05.0173 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.05.0173
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harold E. Bergman's (Army Counter Intelligence Corps). The collection contains a memoir of his service. He volunteered in December 1939, spent two years in ROTC, and was later assigned as a clerk for Medical Replacement Training Center (MRTC), within the 54th Training Battalion.

Dates: 1939-1953; Majority of material found in 1945; Date acquired: 12/12/2005; Date accessioned: 2020-05-19

Harold E. Bergman papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box, Folder: 05.0173 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.05.0173
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harold E. Bergman's (Army Counter Intelligence Corps). The collection contains a memoir of his service. He volunteered in December 1939, spent two years in ROTC, and was later assigned as a clerk for Medical Replacement Training Center (MRTC), within the 54th Training Battalion.

Dates: 1939-1953; Majority of material found in 1945; Date acquired: 12/12/2005; Date accessioned: 2020-05-19

Sheldon F. Berlow collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.13.0020
Content Description

This collection relates to Sheldon F. Berlow who served with the 352nd Fighter Group, 8th Air Force, as the chief public information officer. This collection contains letters, photographs, newspapers, and official documents from Sheldon F. Berlow's time in England and Belgium. Numerous photographs document the activities of the 352nd Fighter Group. Letters discuss the progress of the war in Europe and life on the homefront.

Dates: 1934-1980

Sheldon F. Berlow collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.13.0020
Content Description

This collection relates to Sheldon F. Berlow who served with the 352nd Fighter Group, 8th Air Force, as the chief public information officer. This collection contains letters, photographs, newspapers, and official documents from Sheldon F. Berlow's time in England and Belgium. Numerous photographs document the activities of the 352nd Fighter Group. Letters discuss the progress of the war in Europe and life on the homefront.

Dates: 1934-1980

Bernard F. Sliger Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2003-004
Abstract

Speeches, correspondence, newspaper clippings/newsletters, calendars, and photographs from Dr. Bernard F. Sliger, President of the Florida State University from 1976-1991.

Dates: 1971-2003; Majority of material found in 1983-1991

Bernard L. Weiss Print Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00014
Scope and Contents

The print collection donated to FAU Libraries by Major General Bernard L. Weiss, U.S. Air Force, consists of seventeen lithographs and/or printed renditions from the Renaissance period, from artists Jost Amman, Wenceslaus Hollar, and Adriaen van Ostade. The collection includes a letter in French from 1693.

Dates: 1578-1778

Bernese Klepper Scrapbook

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: HUA 2021-022
Scope and Contents

The Bernese Klepper Scrapbook chronicles her years as a student at Florida State College for Women (FSCW) from 1932 to 1934. The scrapbook contains many photographs offering a unique insight into student life during the early 1930s.



Online Copy Available

https://purl.lib.fsu.edu/diginole/FSU_HUA_2021_022

Dates: 1932-1934

Robert Berry Interview Transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0124 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.02.0124
Content Description

This collection contains Colonel Robert Berry's oral history transcript wherein he describes his involvement in the Normandy invasion and its aftermath as a graves registration officer in the 6th Engineers Special Brigade. The interview also includes accounts of American soldiers being executed for war crimes. This collection contains a transcript Robert Berry's interview from the Reichelt Program for Oral History.

Dates: Date of interview-July 11, 2000; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Robert Berry Interview Transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0124 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.02.0124
Content Description

This collection contains Colonel Robert Berry's oral history transcript wherein he describes his involvement in the Normandy invasion and its aftermath as a graves registration officer in the 6th Engineers Special Brigade. The interview also includes accounts of American soldiers being executed for war crimes. This collection contains a transcript Robert Berry's interview from the Reichelt Program for Oral History.

Dates: Date of interview-July 11, 2000; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Bertha N. Baldwin Letters

 Collection — Box: 137
Identifier: MSS 0-12
Scope and Contents This collection contains the letters written by Bertha Baldwin while overseas with the American Expeditionary Forces as a dietitian during World War I, 1914-1918. They are addressed to Miss Anna May Tracy, Florida State College for Women and Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. Some letters are typed and some are manuscript, and were written from Paris, France, but two are written during her travels in the country. "The trip up the Marne" includes what she termed...
Dates: 1914-1918; Date acquired: 04/16/1936

Bertha Parker Watkins certificate

 Collection — Container: Map case Box 03
Identifier: MSS 0-354
Scope and Contents

Certification that Bertha Parker Watkins, niece of Benjamin Blount, is elected member of Olustee Chapter of the Florida Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. January 27, 1922.

Dates: January 27, 1922

Bertie Badger Moyers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1987-005
Scope and Contents

The collection includes stories, serial rights, radio rights and scripts, and lyrics written by Bertie Badger Moyers. The radio and serial rights and scripts form the bulk of the collection and date from the early 1920s. Also included, is one book entitled Motion Picture Studio Directory and Trade Annual, in which there is an entry for Ms. Moyers on page 324.

Dates: 1916-1964

Gertrude Margaritte Ivory Bertram collection

 Collection — Container: 07.0114 - Box 1
Identifier: 07.0114
Scope and Contents This World War II collection relates to Gertrude Margaritte Ivory Bertram, an African American nurse who served in the U.S. Army. The collection consists of letters, photographs (depicting herself and her fellow nurses in uniform, as well as African American G.I.s, and a few photographs from her time in West Africa), personal items, books, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and interviews. The materials mainly document Bertram's time at Fort Bragg, NC, but there is some information concerning...
Dates: 1938-2007; Majority of material found in 1942; Date acquired: 10/07/2007; Date accessioned: 2020-04-22

Gertrude Margaritte Ivory Bertram collection

 Collection — Box: 07.0114 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.07.0114
Scope and Contents This World War II collection relates to Gertrude Margaritte Ivory Bertram, an African American nurse who served in the U.S. Army. The collection consists of letters, photographs (depicting herself and her fellow nurses in uniform, as well as African American G.I.s, and a few photographs from her time in West Africa), personal items, books, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and interviews. The materials mainly document Bertram's time at Fort Bragg, NC, but there is some information concerning...
Dates: 1938-2007; Majority of material found in 1942; Date acquired: 10/07/2007; Date accessioned: 2020-04-22

Bertram Hylton Davis Letters

 Collection — Box: 142
Identifier: MSS 82-10
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters from literary people received when Professor Davis was chairing the English Department Lecture Committee in 1977-1978. Included is the full correspondence with Reed Whittemore. Other correspondents include: Saul Bellow, Frederick Crews, E. L. Doctorow, Tom Stoppard, and Paul Antony Tanner. There are also memos of Bertram Davis and lecture space reservation materials.

Dates: 1977-1978

Fred S. Bertsch Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.08.0134
Scope and Contents This collection relates to retired U.S. Navy Captain Fred S. Bertsch Jr. who served as the Engineer Officer during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations on the destroyer U.S.S. Case and the Korean War as a naval aviator.  The collection includes a daily handwritten log journal of activities aboard the U.S.S Case which begins with his eyewitness account of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941,...
Dates: 1941-1991; Majority of material found within 1941-1943; Date acquired: 04/20/2012

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