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Archimedes L. A. Patti Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC.026
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1922-1993

Archival Collection of Dr. Charles N. Millican from the Collection of Norman Van Meter

 Collection
Identifier: UA28D
Abstract

The collection contains photographs, news clippings, and personal letters that are about Charles Millican. The photographs range from social events to private family photos.

Dates: 1900s-2000s

Archival Collection of Dr. Henry H. Nehrling from the Collection of Michael D. Kahn

 Collection
Identifier: SC.099
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1855-1934

Archives Department Research Subject Files

 Collection
Identifier: M2020-09.09
Abstract

Subject files containing notes, photocopies, and other research on various subjects, places, buildings, etc., created by Archives staff in response to user inquiries.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-2021

Archives Research Subject Files

 Collection
Identifier: M2020.09
Abstract

Subject files containing notes, photocopies, and other research on various subjects, places, buildings, etc., created by Archives staff in response to user inquiries.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-2021

Archives Video Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: M2015-12.##lmk
Abstract

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.

Dates: To Be Determined

Arguelles Family Photo Albums

 Collection
Identifier: SPC8005
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1937-1948

William J. Arlet collection

 Collection — binder: Photographs-1998 Binder
Identifier: 02.98.0708
Scope and Contents

William J. Arlet served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. This collection includes photographs and documents related to William J. Arlet. This collection also includes captured Japanese photographs, which were acquired in 1943 on Guadacanal, Solomon Islands from a United States Marine who was about to deploy to his next assignment.

Dates: 1933-1945; Date acquired: 09/10/1998

Arlyn Austin Katims Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC00013
Scope and Contents 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.In 1995, Dr. Robert B. Katims donated more than 345 books, 337 periodical issues, and 304 artifacts to FAU Special Collections upon the death of his wife, Arlyn...
Dates: 1861-1992; Majority of material found in 1861-1865

James A. Armstrong collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2020 Box, Folder: 20.0007 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.20.0007
Content Description

This collection relates to Technical Sergeant James A. Armstrong who served 691st Ordnance Company in the European Theater of Operation. He participated beginning with the Normandy Campaign and each subsequent campaign with the company through to Germany. After the war, he was also commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant Ammunition Supply Officer and assigned to the 633rd Ordnance Company. The collection contains letters, military documents, and photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1947; Date acquired: 09/11/2020; Service (Great Britain, France, Belgium): 1945-1944; Service (Holland, Germany, Austria): 1944-1945; Service (France): 1945

Lyle D. Armstrong collection

 File — Box: Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0049- Folder 1
Identifier: 02.03.0049
Content Description This collection relates to Lyle D. Armstrong and his service in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations. The collection contains a veteran's questionnaire where he shares his experience in service and recalls a memory of being in Manila when the Japanese Envoys came to speak to General MacArthur. He also mentions that he kept in contact with some of the men he met in service. The collection also contains photographs of Armstrong and his three older brothers,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1946

Oscar J. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2016 Box, Folder: 16.0001 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.16.0001
Scope and Contents This collection includes a United States Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas Intelligence Information Bulletin on Okinawa, dated 15 November 1944. It also includes a U.S. Naval Training School (Hollywood Beach Hotel, Hollywood, Florida) graduation class 4-44 yearbook entitled "The Quarterdeck," dated 21 July 1944.  Other content includes Thanksgiving and Christmas 1945 dinner menus for U.S. troops in Samar,...
Dates: 1944-1945; Date acquired: 02/09/2016

Arnold Busch papers

 Collection
Identifier: 02.07.0102
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1934-1946; Majority of material found in 1943-1946; Date acquired: 08/06/2007

Ars Poetica

 Collection — Box: 1816
Identifier: MSS 2007-039
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: October 1978-Spring 1985

Art History Club at UCF

 Collection
Identifier: UA22B
Abstract

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.

Dates: 2011-2015

Arthur and Mayce Seymour Collection

 Collection — Box: 1079;OversizeFolders1-3
Identifier: MSS 82-5
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1899-1965

Arthur Eason papers

 Collection — Container: Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02.99.0271
Scope and Contents This collection includes several different types of documents that refer to the attack on the American 106th Division in St. Vith, Germany on December 16, 1944. The attack on the 422nd, 423rd, and 424th Infantry Regiments of the 106th Division resulted in 8,663 casualties, 416 deaths, 1,246 injuries, and 7,001 soldiers M.I.A. (missing in action).  Pvt. Arthur Eason was captured and transferred to P.O.W. (prisoner of war) camps. Eason was transferred to the Stalag IV B camp in Northeastern...
Dates: 1944-1945; Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Date acquired: 06/01/1999

Arthur Edwin Brenton papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 1998 Box, Folder: 98.0391 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.98.0391
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1942-1945; Majority of material found in 1944; Date acquired: 06/16/1998

Arthur G. Johnson papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0401 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.02.0401
Scope and Contents 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,...
Dates: 1942-2001; Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Date acquired: 10/02/2002

Arthur N. Sollee Papers

 Collection — Container: M84-1
Identifier: M84-1
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1927-1984; Date acquired: 00/00/1984

Arthur S. Barclay Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC.080
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1940-1977; Majority of material found in c. 1961-1962

Arthur Williams Building Collection

 Collection — Container: HP Miscellaneous Documents box 1
Identifier: HP 2007-066
Scope and Contents

The collection contains items related to the dedication of the Williams Building in 1963. (See box list.)

Dates: 1963

Artist Books

 Collection
Identifier: 2017.SC.001

Maydene Asbury transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0264 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.04.0264
Content Description

This collection relates to Maydene Asbury who worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratory separating Uranium-235 from Uranium-238 during World War II, which was part of the process for building the atomic bomb. This collection contains an oral history interview transcript.

Dates: 1943-1947; September 25, 2004

Reubin O'Donovan Askew papers

 Collection — Folder: Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0520 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.00.0520
Scope and Contents This collection centers around one Florida State Guard soldier, and an American soldier stationed at the Technical School and Basic Training Center for the Air Force in Gulfport Field, Mississippi. The collection includes a child's drawing, two letters written to the soldier's mother outlining Air Force training and daily life, a newspaper clipping written about the Florida State Guard drills, a letter about D-Day, and photographs of a B-26 Marauder, an American flight crew, an American and...
Dates: 1943-1946; Date acquired: 09/28/2001

Association of Upper-Level Colleges and Universities Records

 Collection — Container: M1984-05
Identifier: M1984-05
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1970-1972; Date acquired: 06/00/1984

Assorted Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PMC00025
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of manuscript music, print music, personal songbooks, personal papers, programs, and pictures. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Audio recordings have been relocated to Judaica Sound Archives.

Dates: 1922-1997

Athletics

 Collection — Box: RG 01/08
Identifier: 01/08
Scope and Contents

Record Group consists of documents, photographs, and ephemera regarding the policies and procedures and press covereage of Athletics. The record group consists of 2 series and each is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically therein.

Dates: 2001-current

Augustus B. Turnbull Papers

 Collection — Container: Drawer 9
Identifier: MSS 93-1
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of materials about the life and career of Augustus B. Turnbull III. Subjects covered by these materials include: Tallahassee, bicycling, conservation, land use, Lake Bradford, public opinion, schools, citizens, housing, drainage, sewers, traffic, Florida, Society of Civil Engineers, Council of Neighborhood Associations, parks and recreation, town meetings, transportation, Florida State University, Charles Joe Carter, and a White House luncheon menu. There...
Dates: 1971-1990

William R. Auld papers

 Collection — Box: 00.0646 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.00.0646
Scope and Contents

The William R. Auld papers include over 800 photographs taken by Major William R. Auld who served with the 31st Photo Reconnaissance Squadron of the Ninth Army Air Force following General George S. Patton throughout the United States, England, France, and Germany.  The William R. Auld papers also include various sketches done by one of his comrades, a promotion notice, and two poems.

Dates: 1943-1945; Date acquired: 07/12/2000

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