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Jason M. Austin collection

 Collection — Box: 99.0655-Box 1
Identifier: 02.99.0655
Content Description

This collection contains letters, documents, poetry, and photographs related to the military service of Jason M. Austin who served with the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II in the Pacific Campaign and the Korean War. The collection includes documentation regarding the overseas service of Austin with the African American Marines who were part of the First and Fourth Marine Depot based in the Russell Islands.

Dates: 1943-1999

Oliver Luther Austin collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.13.0075
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to ornithologist Oliver Luther Austin and includes 3 boxes of colored photographic slides most of which were taken in various locations around Japan. The majority of slides depict Japanese buildings, cultural events, and everyday life. In addition, there is a oral history from Anthony Austin, Oliver Luther Austin's son detailing his experiences living in Japan during the U.S. occupation.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1952; 1945-2013

Autograph note from Lord Shelburne to Andrew Millar and clipping

 Collection — Container: Autograph Box 3
Identifier: MSS 1990-023
Scope and Contents Autograph note from Lord Shelburne to Mr. Andrew Millar, complimenting the "...two setts of Hume's History of England he sent him...", and asking " subscribe for a sett of that work of Mr. Adams..." It is signed "Bowood Park, June 21st." Bowood Park is in Calne, Wiltshire, England. The note is probably dated between 1761 and 1784 when he was called Lord Shelburne, and before he became Marquis of Lansdowne.Also, it would have to be after the Hume publication of the first...
Dates: June 21

Autograph Note, Nathaniel Foster

 Collection — Container: Thomas Percy Collection
Identifier: MSS 96-26
Scope and Contents Handwritten note by Nathaniel Foster with a message written on the verso by Thomas Percy. There are three questions in Latin which constitute an examination given to Thomas Percy in 1756 "previous to the Archbishop's granting" a dispensation to Percy for the dual livings of Easton Mauduit and Wilby. The verso message by Percy is his holograph identification of the examination. The questions are: (1) Quibus potissimum argumentis probatur divina SS. Scripturanim auctoritas? (2) Quid...
Dates: ca. 1756; Majority of material found in 18th century

Autographed pamphlet with photograph of front and back of Stradivarius violin, signed by Rubinoff

 Collection — Container: Autograph Box 4
Identifier: MSS 1990-037
Scope and Contents

Autographed pamphlet in the shape of his Stradivarius violin, signed by Rubinoff, noted violinist, and inscribed to Dr. Campbell. The front and back covers have photographs of Rubinoff's violin. There are four leaves including the covers, and there is text and a photo of Rubinoff playing his violin in addition to the signature and inscription.

Dates: undated

B. F. Hammond Civil War Letters

 Collection — Box: 149
Identifier: MSS 1965-135
Scope and Contents

Photostats of the Civil War letters by B.F. Hammond written during 1863 and 1864 from various camps in Virginia to members of his family in South Carolina. All letters were written on battlefields and contain vivid descriptions of "the bloody struggle." Also known as MSS 0-135.

Dates: 1863-1864

Baars Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: M1985-20
Scope and Contents Personal papers and business records, 1857-1960, of Henry G. S. Baars, his wife, Mary Elison (Minnie) Dunwoody, and their four children: John Ernest, Theodore Dunwoody, Henry G. S., and Annie E. Baars, of Pensacola Florida. Records include correspondence, ledgers, photographs, maps, genealogy, and related records documenting family life and the professional life of Henry Baars, an exporter of lumber and timber, a real estate developer, and as vice-consul for the Austro-Hungarian Empire at...
Dates: 1857-1960; Date acquired: 08/00/1985

Badia Family WWII Letters

Identifier: 00045
Scope and Contents

The Badia Family WWII Letters Collections contains over 500 letters and associated pieces of ephemera relating to correspondence between Danny Badia and Leona De Nardo between the years 1941 and 1947. Primarily relating to WWII, these letters offer a glimpse into civilian and military life in the United States during the war years.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-1947

David E. Bail Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 12.0025-Box 1
Identifier: 02.12.0025
Content Description This collection relates to Lieutenant David E. Bail Jr. who serves as a bombardier with the 335th Bomb Squadron, 95th Bomb Group in England during World War II. He attended University of Florida and enlisted in Spring of 1942. He flew two missions over France before he was shot down over Hanover, Germany on July 26, 1943 and killed in action. This collection contains seven folders includes Bail's personal letters to his family from December, 1941 up to his death, letters from the War...
Dates: 1938-1949

Chester W. Bailes papers

 Collection — Box: 14.0031 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.14.0031
Scope and Contents Chester W. Bailes served as a 4th Grade technician in the US Army 1st Armored Division during World War II. He was first sent to Ireland, before participating in the North Africa invasion, Sicily, and Anzio during the invasion of Italy, where he spent the rest of the war. His collection includes a few letters, publications relating to his unit written after the war, Time, Stars and Stripes, and ...
Dates: 1942-2007; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Date acquired: 08/07/2014

Earl L. Bailey collection

 Collection — Box: 03.0019 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.03.0019
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters and memorabilia sent by U.S. Army soldier Earl L. Bailey to friends and family during World War II, as well as the transcript of an oral interview with the soldier. These documents detail the soldier's basic training at Camp Maxey, TX, participation in the Army Specialized Training Program at Ohio State University, and service in the 405th Regiment, 102nd Infantry Division. This service included stops at Camp Swift, TX, Fort Dix, NJ, and participation in...
Dates: 1942-1946; Date acquired: 07/30/2003

Robert Bailey collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.10.0091
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Japanese World War II ephemera such as paper money, Japanese propaganda scrapbooks, a book of fundamental Japanese, a bond from a Japanese bank, and a company document on Japanese paper.

Dates: 1939-1945; Majority of material found within 1944-1945; Date acquired: 08/08/2010

Dae D. Baird, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0169 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.09.0169
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers pertaining to Ensign Dae D. Baird, Jr. and his experiences as a Merchant Marine during World War II.The papers include photographs, letters, speeches, biographical articles, and military documents.The Dae D. Baird, Jr. collection pertains to the service of Ensign Dae D. Baird, Jr. in the United States Merchant Marines from June 1943 until 1946, as a Purser. Consisting of copies of photographs, records of medals, and articles on the Merchant Marine...
Dates: 1944-2009; Date acquired: 11/20/2009

Baker-Holt School Collection

 Collection — Container: M1983-08
Identifier: M1983-08
Scope and Contents

Materials concerning the history and development of Baker-Holt School in Okaloosa County, including publications, grant applications, evaluations, and related materials.

Dates: 1976-1981; Date acquired: 00/00/1983

Irvin Baker manuscript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0027 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0027
Scope and Contents

1st Lieutenant Irvin Baker's unpublished manuscript describes his experiences as a platoon leader with the 4th Marine Division and 10th Amtrac Battalion of the United States Marine Corps. He led his platoon through the Battle of Iwo Jima.

Dates: 1942-1945; Date acquired: 03/09/2006

Baker-Watson Papers

 Collection — Container: M1980-05SC
Identifier: M1980-05SC
Scope and Contents

Family papers, 1863-1925, relating to the Baker family of Jackson County, Florida and the William H. Watson family of Pensacola, Florida. Includes land deeds, conveyances, tax receipts, family letters, lineage chart and photographs. Principal correspondents include James L.G. Baker, James L. Baker, Mary Jane Daffin, James S. Baker, William H. Watson, Jr., James B. Watson and Mrs. Elizabeth Dickinson.

Dates: 1863-1925; Date acquired: 00/00/1980

Nicholas and Jeanne Baldino transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0106 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0106
Content Description

This collection relates to Nicholas Baldino who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 5th and 11th Bomb Groups in the Pacific Theatre and his wife Jeanne Baldino. This collection contains an oral history transcript detailing Nicholas Baldino's military service and how Jeanne met Nicholas Baldino.

Dates: April 13, 2005; Majority of material found within 1943-1946

Ballads of Thomas Cobbe

 Collection — Container: Item 1
Identifier: MSS 0-65
Scope and Contents Bound manuscript copy of Legends (After the Basque), containing nineteen "Tales of Faiëry" written in the winter of 1877-1878 by Thomas Cobbe, adapted from Basque Legends by Wentworth Webster (1877). They comprise 224 pages with 20 original drawings by Janet Finlay Cobbe. The back cover is in poor condition with two of the metal corner pieces still attached. Manuscript pages are in excellent condition and the...
Dates: 1878; Date acquired: 03/24/1958

Mark C. Bane, Jr. transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0469 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.01.0469
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Mark C. Bane Jr. who joined the National Guard in May 1941. He later volunteered for the 501st Parachute Battalion and was sent to Montgomery, Alabama to train at the Maxwell Air Force Base. While at Maxwell Air Force Base, he trained British cadets under the Arnold Plan. In late 1945, Bane traveled overseas with General Douglas MacArthur. The collection consists of an oral history transcript.

Dates: 1927-1946; Date acquired: 09/27/2001

Bank of Florida Letter

 Collection — Box: 515
Identifier: MSS 0-13
Scope and Contents

The three page letter, signed by E.G. Booth, secretary to D.S. Kennedy, Esq. of New York, gives a list of drafts drawn on several individuals and then the details of a bill of lading covering 41 bales of cotton, all being sent for discount. The postscript refers to the financial difficulties then existing in Florida banking circles.

Dates: Date acquired: 04/01/1952; 1844

Joseph T. Bannan papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box, Folder: 05.0128 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.05.0128
Scope and Contents This collection follows Joseph T. Bannan as he served aboard the U.S.S. Panamint (AGC13). He was under the command of Admiral Arthur D. Struble. On this ship were photograph developers that obtained the picture of renowned wartime journalist, Ernie Pyle, lying dead on the island of Le Shima. Only two copies were ever made and the original was destroyed shortly after its creation to prevent a decline in American morale. This collection contains a photocopy of one of the original copies owned...
Dates: 1944-1946; Date acquired: 09/12/2005

Baptist Hospital Institutional Review Board Minutes

 Collection — Container: M1987-08
Identifier: M1987-08
Scope and Contents

Minutes, reports and working papers of the Institutional Review Board of Baptist Hospital, 1982- . The committee reviews proposed research that involves human subjects including the use of new technology, lasers, and methodology.

Dates: 1982-; Date acquired: 00/00/1987

Barbara Boling Anderson Collection

 Collection — Box: 1;HousedwithOtherCollections
Identifier: HP 2009-046
Scope and Contents

Items include three photographs, FSU Artist Series programs, and other assorted documents, publications and ephemera relating to Barbara Boling Anderson's college life at Florida State College for Women and Florida State University, from 1947-1950.

Dates: 1947-1950; Date acquired: 12/07/2009

Barbara Gier papers

 Collection — Container: Letters/Manuscript
Identifier: 02.00.0545
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of World War II personal letters to family, primarily her mother, from Barbara Gier who served as a U.S. Army Nurse in France. Several letters provide vivid descriptions of the English and French countrysides.

Dates: 1942-1946; Date acquired: 05/24/2000

Barbara McCrimmon Research Collection

 Collection — Container: Personal Papers
Identifier: MSS 2001-01

Letters and research materials of Barbara McCrimmon, Florida State University alumna, mainly concerning her time spent drafting the biography of Dr. Richard Garnett.

Dates: 1895-1993; Majority of material found in 1975-1993; Date acquired: 06/06/2011

Barbara Morrison Secretary of State war ballot scrapbook

 Collection — Container: OS H.7
Identifier: MSS 1-19
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of the Administration of the Official War Ballot in the Office of Secretary of State. A project done by Barbara Morrison, 'intern' in the Office of the Secretary of State. Subject is World War II absentee war ballots. It documents the administration of Public Law 712 (Federal) which provides for absentee voting by service personnel serving away from place of residence.

Dates: November 7, 1942

Barbara Parker Collection

Identifier: SPC5095
Scope and Contents

This collection contains original manuscripts with editorial notes notes (including those pertaining to chapters), drafts, research, promotions of her works,photographs and personal comments to several of her novels, including Suspicion of Guilt, Criminal Justice, Blood Relations, Suspicion of Deceit, Suspicion of Innocence, and Suspicion of Betrayal. Additionally, this collection contains select unabridged audiobooks to Suspicion of Guilt and Suspicion of Betrayal.

Dates: date unknown

George and Hazel Barbour papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0026 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.01.0026
Scope and Contents The collection of George and Hazel Barbour relates to George Barbour who served in the 14th Air Force "Flying Tigers" in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater, and his wife Hazel Barbour who remained on the home front during World War II. The collection contains an oral history transcript interview of George Barbour.  It also contains Barbour's unofficial flight journal. Also included are memoirs by his wife, Hazel Barbour, of life on the home front in South Portland, Maine. The collection...
Dates: 1942-2003; Majority of material found within 1941-1946; Date acquired: 02/04/2002

Barinaga Cuban Genealogy Collection

Identifier: SPC7065
Dates: date unknown

Barnett Banks Collection

 Collection — Container: M99-1
Identifier: M99-1

The collection contains awards, photographs, printed material, and realia. Items span the years 1920-2009, with the majority of the materials concentrated in 1970-96.

Dates: 1920-2009; Majority of material found in ( 1970-1996); Date acquired: 01/00/1999

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