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Burton Van Deusen Circus Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2011-0321
Scope and Contents

Immigration and naturalization documents for circus performers, postcards, circus posters and broadsides, clothing, stilts, and related materials documenting circus performances.

Dates: 1954-1984; Date acquired: 03/21/2011

Lawrence Burzynski collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box, Folder: 07.0088 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.07.0088
Content Description

This collection relates to Lawrence Burzynski, who enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1939 and was discharged in 1946 with the rank of Chief Electricians Mate. This collection contains a compilation of entries from Burzynski's diary during his seven years in the Navy. The diary provides an account of nearly every facet of U.S. Navy life during WWII and provides testimony on key moments of the war, including the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

Dates: June 11, 1939 - June 30, 1946

Rowland G. Bush collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.09.0113
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Technician Fifth Grade Rowland G. Bush, who served as a medical corpsman with the 104th Infantry Division, and was killed in action on October 25, 1944. The collection contains his Purple Heart and Silver Star, as well as their accompanying certificates, a Western Union telegram notifying his mother of his death, condolence letters, correspondence requesting his body be moved from Belgium to California, photographs of Rowland and his family, and the 48-star flag...
Dates: 1944-1948; Majority of material found within 1944-1945; Date acquired: 07/05/2009

Bussiere Family

 Collection
Identifier: WF802

Butler and Cowart families collection

 Collection — Box: 15.0014 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.15.0014
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to Thomas A. Butler, who served as a First Lieutenant in the 468th Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AAA) Battalion during World War II. Butler served in France and Germany from 1944-1945, receiving five battle stars and a bronze star medal. In the immediate months following the war, he was stationed at the Berchtesgaden Hof Hotel, which was adjacent to Hitler's retreat at Obersalzberg, where he operated the Hotel as a retreat for Army officers. Butler maintained a detailed...
Dates: 1943-1950; Majority of material found within 1945-1947; Date acquired: 07/28/2015 by Dr. Marie E. Cowart

Robert L. and Virginia Butler papers

 Collection — Box: 17.0030 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.17.0030
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Corporal Robert L. Butler, who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in the U.S., and his wife Virginia Butler. This collection contains letters sent between Robert and Virginia while he was training at six different locations from 1944 to 1945. Also included in the collection are letters to Robert from his mother Vedale Butler (née Irwin) and letters to Robert from his brother Charles. The letters are personal but some discuss Robert's daily routine while in...
Dates: 1937-1945; Majority of material found within 1944-1945; Date acquired: 11/02/2017

C. Farris Bryant Campaign News Clippings

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Newsclippings
Identifier: MSS 98-4
Scope and Contents

Clippings from Florida Clipping Service and unmarked clippings (some no source noted) concerning Farris Bryant's campaign as Democratic candidate for Governor of Florida and the campaigns of other Florida Democratic candidates.

Date Range: August 31, 1960 - November 8, 1960.

Dates: August 31, 1960 - November 8, 1960; Date acquired: 12/00/1998

C. McDonald Campbell Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-040
Scope and Contents

C. McDonald Campbell was a Florida College for Women student, class of 1935.  The items in the collection relate to her 50 year reunion in 1985. (See box list.)

Dates: 1985

Clifford Robert Cain papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.14.0036
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal papers and memorabillia of Clifford Robert Cain (United States Navy's, Aviation Radioman First Class, Chief Petty Officer Electronicsman) including his aviator's log book, discharge papers, certificate of training completion, financial records, identification card, leatherbound service record case, and various documents from the Veteran's Administration.  Cain served at Lakehurst Naval Air Station.  He supported the Blimp-Zeppelin program.

Dates: 1942-1946; Majority of material found in 1945; Date acquired: 11/12/2014

George R. Cain collection

 Collection — Box: 00.0559- Box 1
Identifier: 02 .00.0559
Content Description This collection relates to George R. Cain and his service as a communications officer in the 23rd Fighter Group, also known as the Flying Tigers, in China during World War II. The collection includes a variety of memorabilia, which spans from the beginning of George H. Cain's service in 1940 until his death in 2000. A few sources in the collection provide an overview of military service on the island of Hawaii. Others document his post-service work with his local Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Dates: 1940-2000

Cal and Mary Jane Koesy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2009-015
Scope and Contents

The Cal and Mary Jane Koesy Collection consists of personal photographs related to the couple's student experiences at Florida State College for Women and Florida State University from 1944-1952.

Dates: 1944-1952

California Poetry in the Schools Program Collection (Shaw Collection addition)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2011-0701
Scope and Contents

1 folder of California Poetry in the Schools (CPIT) Newsletters, 1 folder of correspondence related to orders of CPIT poetry anthologies with lists of items purchased for the Shaw Collection.

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.

Dates: Date acquired: 07/01/2011

Calista Louise Bliler collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Letters/Documents/Photographs/Ephemera
Identifier: 02.98.0329
Abstract

The Calista Louise Bliler collection consists of official military papers and personal photographs, letters, and notes of the first woman to become an officer from the U.S. Naval Air Station in Dallas, TX.

Dates: 1942-1954; Majority of material found in 1942-1943; Date acquired: 06/21/2017

Calvin Patterson Research Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2011-020
Scope and Contents

The Calvin Patterson Research Collection contains digitized items such as articles, correspondence, and documents related to events and scholarships in memory of Calvin Patterson compiled by alumnus Tommy Warren.

Dates: 1968-2009; Date acquired: 05/27/2011

Kenneth F. Cameron papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2008 Box, Folder: 08.0042 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.08.0042
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Kenneth F. Cameron of Portland, Maine who provided a telephone interview on February 8, 2001, concerning his experiences in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The collection contains an oral history interview transcript.The transcript consists of an 8-page oral history interview. In the interview he discusses working in a shipyard, joining the Seabees, and the places he served in the Pacific. He talks about building for the war relief program,...
Dates: 1941-1946; Majority of material found within 1943-1946; Date acquired: 02/14/2008

Camp Joseph E. Johnston (Jacksonville, Fla.) Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M07-2
Identifier: M07-2
Abstract The collection consists primarily of the correspondence of Wesley "Lee" Bouslog, with 106 letters and envelopes dated from December 31, 1917 to May 21, 1918. The first letter describes his arrival at the Camp, and thereafter, the often lengthy letters detail Bouslog's life as a soldier, including descriptions of his daily meals and routines, and maintenance tasks. The letters provide a glimpse into camp life, with Bouslog relating that more than twenty states were represented in his...
Dates: 1917-1921; Date acquired: 00/00/2006

Campbell Family Papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1988-11
Identifier: M1988-11
Scope and Contents

Educational diplomas, 1899-1933, of Christian C. McDonald and Christian McDonald Campbell for attendance at Palmer College, at Florida State Normal School, and the Okaloosa County public schools in DeFuniak Springs, Florida.

NOTE: Florida State Normal Schol moved to Tallahassee and became Florida State College for Women. Today, it is known as Florida State University.

Dates: 1899-1933; Date acquired: 09/00/1988

Frances and Lamar "Duke" Campbell collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.15.0042
Scope and Contents This collection contains a Pre-World War II photograph album of Shanghai, a photograph album of construction of the base and social life on Samar, Philippines,  cruise books from 1958 and 1959 commemorative cruises of the USS Stribling, commissioned in 1945. The collection also contains a Fall 1957 Oak Leaf yearbook of the US Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, GA, with biographies of students from former German and Japanese World War II navies as well as...
Dates: 1941-1963; Date acquired: 12/11/2015

Judie Campbell transcript

 File — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0155 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.04.0155
Content Description This collection relates to Judie Campbell who served in the U.S. Army with the 3104 General Quartermasters attached to the 450th Engineers in the European Theater of operations during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Campbell recounts his experiences in Liverpool, England, and throughout Europe as an African African. Campbell discusses desertion, his experiences being a squad leader, his experiences with European women, other soldiers who fathered...
Dates: 1943-1945

Campbell Stadium Fund records

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 1453
Identifier: MSS 92-8
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials related to the Doak S. Campbell Stadium at Florida State University. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and deposit records concerning financing of the stadium. There is also a ledger book and lists of stadium certificate holders which were purchased to finance the stadium.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1950

Campus Activities, August 1967 Photograph Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Campus Activities
Identifier: UAP0007
Scope and Contents

The photographs in this collection document the daily activities in various departments on campus in August 1967. They show the operations aspect of the university by showing the activities in departments such as Utilities and Administrations. On the manila envelope received from Ms. Elfriede Lynch, there was a typed notation indicating that the Public Relations Office requested the photographs to update the "photo file" and for the "Boca Supplement."

Dates: 1967; Majority of material found in 1967; Date acquired: 01/01/2007

Campus Photographs, October 1970 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UAP00019
Scope and Contents These photographs were created to document activities by the staff at Florida Atlantic University. A photo book was created by taping the photograph(s) to a leaf of bond paper. Twenty-one pages had information about the photograph(s) typed at the top of the page. The pages were punched with a three hole punch and put into a thin notebook. The photographer was not identified. Upon receiving the photo book from Ms. Elfriede Lynch, the pages were removed from the book and placed in a clamshell...
Dates: 1970; Majority of material found in 1970; Date acquired: 01/01/2006

Canter Brown History of the Florida Supreme Court Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: stacks at Pepper
Identifier: MSS 2013-0610
Abstract

The Canter Brown History of the Florida Supreme Court Collection contains news and correspondence, and research materials for Brown's publications about the history of the Florida Supreme Court.

Dates: 1917-2005; Date acquired: 06/10/2013

Cantonment Rotary Club Records

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1984-18
Identifier: M1984-18
Scope and Contents

Records and papers, 1948-2003, including correspondence, bylaws, financial statements, minutes, and chapter newsletters. Topics include Cantonment Little Major League and Ephemeral Hospital.

Dates: 1948-2003; Date acquired: 01/30/1985

Cantor Ackerman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PMC00010
Scope and Contents The collection of Cantor Shabtai Ackerman consists of manuscript music, print music, personal songbooks, personal papers, programs, and pictures relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Audio recordings have been relocated to Judaica Sound Archives. Cantor Ackerman was a world-renowned cantor with a powerful dramatic tenor voice. He was wounded by the Nazis in World War II and chanted services in the great Moscow Synagogue as...
Dates: 1902-2004; Majority of material found in 1954-1990

Cantor Irving Obstbaum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PMC00026
Scope and Contents The collection of Cantor Irving Obstbaum consists of manuscript music, print music, personal songbooks, personal papers, programs, and pictures relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Audio recordings have been relocated to Judaica Sound Archives.  Cantor Irving Obstbaum served the congregation of Temple Beth-El in New York for over 40 years.  Along with his responsibilities to his congregation, he served as Executive...
Dates: 1910-1963; Majority of material found in 1910-1963

Cantor Morton Pliskin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PMC00022
Scope and Contents The collection of Cantor Morton Pliskin consists of manuscript music, print music, personal songbooks, personal papers, programs, and pictures relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Audio recordings have been relocated to Judaica Sound Archives. Cantor Pliskin was known as a "wunderkind" cantor who started singing next to his father who was a cantor at the age of 13. After his family moved to Chicago he studied at the...
Dates: 1890-1986

Cantor William W. Lipson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PMC00013
Scope and Contents The collection of Cantor William W. Lipson consists of sheet music, manuscript music, print music, and papers relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books.  William W. Lipson (1921-2009) was Cantor Emeritus of Beth David Congregation, Miami, where he served for 30 years. He was named a Fellow in the Cantors Assembly of America, of which he was a Charter Member, and was recognized with an honorary doctorate from the Jewish...
Dates: 1923-2001

Cantor Zvi Aroni Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PMC00001
Scope and Contents In 1991, the family of Zvi Aroni [neé Shalom Zvee Aronowitz] donated his collection of print music, music manuscripts, personal songbooks, pictures, programs, and video recordings relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Audio recordings have been relocated to Judaica Sound Archives. Cantor Aroni studied voice with Cantor Samuel Kavetsky and had a close relationship with the composer, Reuven Kosakoff. Many of their...
Dates: 1890-1991; Majority of material found in 1970-1990; Date acquired: 00/00/1991

Captain Hugh Black Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1964-022
Scope and Contents The papers include letters and one diary written during the Civil War (1863-1864) by Black to his wife, Mary Ann Black, from various places in Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia and contain descriptions of army life and of the battlefields. There is also a series of letters and accounts (1901-1913) between Black and a Tallahassee merchant, Julius Diamond, two land deeds (1857-1858) relating to land of the Forbes' Purchases, and a letter to Black from J.B. Whitfield, Treasurer of the...
Dates: 1840-1913; Date acquired: 01/30/1964

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