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Alachua, Gadsden and Leon Counties Civil War papers

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1967-060
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1862-1865; Date acquired: 05/10/1967

Albert A. Murphree Genealogical Papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: HP 2008-008
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: undated; Date acquired: 05/19/2008

Albert Tipton Reel-to-Reel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FSUML-2020-010
Scope and Contents This collection contains ten boxes of reel-to-reel recordings, mostly of Albert Tipton, including recitals and rehearsals as well as a few commercial recordings. Some of the reels are in poor condition. List of tapes in the Albert Tipton Reel-to-Reel Collection ...
Dates: 1932-2003

Albert Waller Gilchrist Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1964-125
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1876-1929

Alberte Spratt Sea of Cortez Illustrations

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 0-348
Scope and Contents

46 original drawings used as illustrations for Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck and Edward Ricketts, 1941.

Dates: circa 1940; Date acquired: 05/01/1968

Alberto Bolet Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SPC5010
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1957-1998

Albin Polasek Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC.020
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1897-2004; Majority of material found in 1906-1977

Aldo Busot papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Interview Transcript
Identifier: 02.11.0028
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Aldo Busot, who lived in Cuba during World War II.

Dates: 2011-2011; Date acquired: 04/14/2011

Alec Rackowe Manuscripts

 Collection — Box: 321
Identifier: MSS 71-103
Scope and Contents

Alec Rackowe manuscripts for "The Slope of Love," "Summertime," and "Take Me to Hollywood." Also included in the collection are several letters from Rackowe's editor at The American Magazine.

Dates: November 21, 1953; Date acquired: 03/01/1971

Alex and Carol Stepick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC6015
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1976-2003; Majority of material found in 1981-1998; Date acquired: 2012

Alexander Farnsley's love letters

 Collection — Box: 146
Identifier: MSS 1964-106
Scope and Contents Facsimile reproduction of letters written by Alexander Farnsley of Fernelea to Mary Elizabeth Thurman of Louisville, whom he always addressed as "Dear Bettie." The letters were written between 1856-1860 and reproduced on the occasion of the weddings of two of their great granddaughters, Sally Burrell Farnsley, married at Louisville, July 28, 1962, and Anne Peaslee Farnsley, married at Hamburg, Germany, August 5, 1962. The letters and notes of Alexander Farnsley were...
Dates: 1856-1860; Date acquired: 00/00/1963

Alice Lossing Rountree Collection of Seminole County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SC.118
Abstract

The collection contains the Meeting Minutes of Seminole County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees from 1948 to 1950 and 1953. The Minutes, recorded by secretary Alice Rountree, detail the decisions made by Board of Trustees ranging from maintenance of the schools within the district to the appointment of principals. This includes segregated schools in the district during the Jim Crow Era.

Dates: 1948-1950, 1953

Alice Nicholson Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 1 Box
Identifier: HP 2007-024
Scope and Contents

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.)

Dates: circa 1924-1927, 1940s-1960s

Alicia Korenman Graphic Novels Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2007-047
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1983-2007; Majority of material found in 1990-2007

Allan and Gwen Reichert Thomas Armstrong Research Materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2014-009
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 2002-2010; Date acquired: 12/10/2014

Allen Forte Treatise Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FSUML-2020-015
Dates: 1715-1894

Allen Jere Tillery collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Publication Memoir
Identifier: 02.18.0008
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1943-1945; Date acquired: 03/28/2018

Monte Allen U.S.S. Kwajalein collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.16.0019
Scope and Contents The Monte Allen U.S.S. Kwajalein (CVE-98) collection contains comprehensive records pertaining to officially recorded, declassified daily life aboard the Casablanca Class Escort Carrier U.S.S. Kwajalein, an aircraft carrier, as well as various visual and auditory artifact materials relating to the work and lives of its crewmen. The collection specifically regards the life of U.S. Navy sailor Monte Allen, information he was able to preserve, and the first-hand observations he...
Dates: 1944-2009; Majority of material found in 1945; Date acquired: 08/03/2016

Allen Morris Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1966-187
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1861-1970

Allie Yniestra School Parent Teacher Association Records

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1988-16
Identifier: M1988-16.##v9k
Scope and Contents 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.OTHER INFORMATION: See also the Jeannie Bell Parker Papers, M1976-10, for other papers and information on the history of this school.Many of the...
Dates: 1937-1969; Date acquired: 12/00/1988

Joil (Saul) Alpern transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0037 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.09.0037
Scope and Contents

Saul Alpern's oral history transcript describes in detail his experiences growing up in Romania before World War II, the beginning of the war, listening to Adolf Hitler on the radio, life in labor camps, forced marches, hiding during the war, anti-Semitism, liberation, Zionist youth organizations, and his memoir.

Dates: 1940-2009; Date acquired: 02/27/2009

Alpha Delta Kappa, Alpha Chapter (Pensacola) Records

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M2002-09
Identifier: M2002-09
Scope and Contents 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.NOTE: Two...
Dates: 1953-; Date acquired: 00/00/2003

Altrusa Club of Pensacola Records

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1982-30
Identifier: M1982-30
Scope and Contents

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]

Dates: 1953-1983; Date acquired: 06/00/1983

Alumni Association F Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-067
Scope and Contents

The collection contains artifacts and documents related to F Club and its members from 1922 until the 2001 reunion.

Dates: 1922-2001

Alumni Association Flying High Circus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-0AF
Scope and Contents

The items in the collection include programs, photographs, and other memorabilia and ephemera related to the Flying High Circus.  (See box list.)

Dates: 1947-2005

Alumni Association Football Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-0AP
Scope and Contents

The collection includes programs and other memorabilia and ephemera related to football games.

Dates: 1947-1964

Alumni Association Miscellaneous Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP 2007-0AG
Scope and Contents

The collection contains photographs related to Florida State College for Women and Florida State University.

Dates: circa 1900s-1980s; Majority of material found in circa 1900s-1980s

Alumni Association Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: HP 2007-0AR
Scope and Contents

The collection contains records relating to the Florida State University Alumni Association and its members.

Dates: 1919-1969

Alvin Dinsmore White papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2008 Box, Folder: 08.0084 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.08.0084
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1944-2007; Majority of material found in 1945; Date acquired: 04/15/2008

Michael Amdahl collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.12.0022
Content Description

This collection includes miscellaneous materials collected from numerous sources by Michael Amdahl, a Refuse Transfer Center worker who collected and donated found materials over the course of many years. Included in this collection are a variety of graphic materials, letters, documents, magazines, and a book on the 13th Air Force. Also included are photographs depicting war-torn cities, soldier life, sea and air vessels, and scenery from around Europe.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1948

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