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Catherine Black transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2011 Box, Folder: 11.0007-Folder 1
Identifier: 02.11.0007
Scope and Contents This oral history interview transcript relates to the life experiences of Catherine Black, an American woman who grew up in the Great Depression and came of age during World War II. Black recounts growing up during the Great Depression, graduating college, her life on the home front, and her life after the war. She discusses raising a child when her husband was at war, living in Arkansas near a Japanese internment camp, becoming a early widow after the war, her remarrige, and her second...
Dates: Date of interview: November 30, 2010; 1922-2010

Black Floridians and the Civil War: Pension Records of the 21/33/34 U. S. Colored Infantry Regiments

 Collection — Container: M12-7
Identifier: M12-7
Abstract The Northeast region of Florida has an extensive and rich military history, from its discovery and settlement by the Spanish and French, its occupation by Union troops four different times during the U.S. Civil War, its important military role during both World Wars, and currently, home to two Naval Stations. During the Civil War, black soliders from Florida played a significant role in the Union Army as part of the Colored Infantry Regiments. The Collection's primary source materials...
Dates: 1864-1931

Black Student Union Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HUA 2017-075
Scope and Contents The Florida State University Black Student Union (BSU) is a student government agency that offers black students a form of identity and social life on campus. Founded in 1968, BSU seeks to develop unity among black students and functions as a vehicle of communication to the faculty and administration of Florida State University. Please note this collection is unprocessed. See restrictions note for more information. Below is a listing of the collection's...
Dates: 1990-2017; Date acquired: 08/29/2017

Henry Fremont Blake collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.17.0009
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Henry Fremont Blake who served in the United States Navy in the Pacific Theater as a Store Keeper 2nd Class during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Tyrrell (AKA-80).  The collection includes personal items and artifacts.

Dates: 1943-1946; Date acquired: 06/17/2017

Blount, Alexander Clement, III (1889-1978), Papers

 Collection — Container: M1982-18
Identifier: M1982-18
Scope and Contents Personal and business papers, 1900-1975, including legal case and collection files, 1900-1918, including those as a law agent for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, 1914-1917; real estate transaction papers both as an administrator of real estate and trusts records of organizations and companies where Mr. Blount was an officer or director. These include records of the Bayou Chico Land Company, 1941-1963; the Children's Home Society of Florida, Pensacola branch, 1940-1955; the Crippled...
Dates: 1900-1975; Date acquired: 12/15/1982

Blue Ridge Institute for Southern Community Service Executives Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1976-019

This collection includes the proceedings of the annual Blue Ridge Institute, presentations that were not part of the proceedings but were presented at the Institute, programs, invitations, invitation lists, correspondence, background material, photographs and various related materials, including audio tapes and video tapes.

Dates: 1927-2006

Cecil Blumenstein transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collecion - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0597 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.00.0597
Scope and Contents

Cecil Blumenstein (served 1943-1945) discusses his experiences in the 13th Armored Division in Germany in the winter and spring of 1945. Blumenstein was captured and spent a brief period of time in a POW camp before being liberated and sent back to the front. He fought in several engagements. This collection consists of an interview transcript.

Dates: 1925-1946; Date acquired: 03/13/2001

Harold G. Blunk papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.14.0004
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harold G. Blunk served as Sergeant Major for the 5th Air Depot Group, 39th Station Composite Squadron, Administrative Division, 35th Depot Repair, in the 8th Air Force Command Station in England from 1943-1945. This collection contains photographs, a newspaper clipping, and documents relating to his personal life and military career.

Dates: 1942-1962; Date acquired: 12/14/2013

Board of Trustees/Board of Governors

 Record Group
Identifier: 01.01.07
Scope and Contents

This collection includes, bylaws, charters, strategic plans, meeting minutes, and agendas for the FGCU Board of Trustees and the State University System of Florida Board of Governors.

Dates: 2001-2019

Bob Graham Letter

 Collection — Box: 148
Identifier: MSS 1981-003
Scope and Contents

Typescript letter, dated June 17, 1981, signed by Bob Graham in which he thanks Mrs. Opal M. Free of the FSU Library for gathering materials for a 2nd Annual history dinner.

Also known as MSS 0-303.

Dates: June 17, 1981

Bob Kealing Kerouac Research Collection

Identifier: SC.084

The Bob Kealing Kerouac Research Collection contains documents and research notes related to Kealing's book Kerouac in Florida: Where the Road Ends, book drafts, legal documents, articles written by Kealing, articles related to the Kerouac House, and other materials regarding the Writer in Residence Program.

Dates: 1958-2008; Majority of material found in 1996-2002

Bob Kealing Tupperware Collection

Identifier: SC.087

The Bob Kealing Tupperware Collection contains interviews, news clippings, letters, legal documents, photographs, audio tapes, and research notes related to Kealing's book Tupperware, Unsealed: Brownie Wise, Earl Tupper, and the Home Party Pioneers. The book may be found in the Online Catalog.

Dates: 1940-2006

Bob Taggart papers

 Collection — Box: 157
Identifier: MSS 89-2
Scope and Contents

Typed autobiographical sketch of Bob Taggart, addressed to "My Dear Jerry." Contains reminiscences of Florida during the 1920s and his acquaintance with Jerry Willams Carter. Letter also covers his life in Texas as a boy and his many adventures throughout his varied careers as a telegraph operator, sailor, soldier, farmer and salesman. Taggart also goes in depth about his experiences serving in both World Wars. 61 pages.

Dates: February 20, 1948

Boca Raton Army Air Base Plans

 Collection — Container: Maps
Identifier: UA00013
Scope and Contents

The collection features the air base plans of Boca Raton Army Air Field. The plans indicate base buildings, layouts, training areas, and ecological areas.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1944

Bonifay-Witt Family Photographs

Identifier: WF809

Book Arts Ephemera Collection

Identifier: SC.082

The Book Arts Ephemera Collection is comprised of various materials related to the book arts community. Items from publishers, art exhibits, and persons involved with book arts are included.

Dates: 1993-2007

Jane Borg papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 1998 Box, Folder: 98.0478 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.98.0478
Scope and Contents This collection contains two oral histories; one with Dr. Philip Gilman, Jr. and one with James Izumizaki. It also includes the reprint of a letter by Pvt. Lavern Borg, Jr. written on April 2, 1945. The letter tells about his experiences with the 5th Marine Division of the U.S. Marine Corp in the battle of Iwo Jima. The next document includes a service record and medallist dated June 1967, January 1969, and August 1973. A pamphlet collected by the Pajaro Valley Arts Council, California...
Dates: 1940-1973; Date acquired: 05/12/1998

Raymond Morton Borgman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.16.0020
Scope and Contents This collection related to Raymond Morton Borgman (U.S. Army 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division). Borgman served in the European Theater of Operations, first as a truck driver. The collection consists of documents related to the service of an American Army soldier, letters sent to his mother during World War II, and photographs taken during his service. The documents include his induction order, customs declaration, and discharge papers. The letters discuss his transit across the...
Dates: 1943-1946; Date acquired: 08/09/2016

Bowman, Dicy Villar, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1984-19
Identifier: M1984-19
Scope and Contents

Personal papers, 1966-1969, of Dicy Villar Bowman, Pensacola, Florida, as a member of the State Courses of Study Committee, Florida Department of Education.  Papers include minutes, reports, and materials concerning textbook selection for state schools.  Collection includes digital copy of her book, The Five Daughters of Manuel Gonzalez (1985).

Dates: 1966-1969, 1985; Date acquired: 12/00/1984

Hazel Louis Bowman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.10.0050
Content Description This collection relates to Hazel Louis Bowman who worked for the Signal Corps and lived in India with the American Red Cross for two years. Bowman's collection contains six full boxes, one oversize box, a phono records box, and two photograph boxes. Four of the boxes include letters written to and from Hazel to her parents, family, neighbors, and friends. The collection also contains an oral history transcript, newsletters and bulletins, American Red Cross publications, her diary, a book...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1948

Boyer,Lucille, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1978-01
Identifier: M1978-01
Scope and Contents Papers, 1903-1966, including correspondence, poetry, a diary, and other materials covering family life, her father Herbert H. Boyer, her brother-in-law Harry Lurton, and her school years at Pensacola High School (Class of 1917). With minutes and attendance records, 1960-1969, of The Caxtons, a woman's literary club. NOTES:   &nnsp; Miss Boyer lived for many years at her family home, 900 E. Moreno St., Pensacola, Fla. In a letter to Travelers Insurance Company, May 25,...
Dates: 1903-1969; Date acquired: 00/00/1978

Brackenridge, Henry Marie, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1983-01
Identifier: M1983-01.##h35
Scope and Contents Photocopies of manuscript letters, including a letter to Caesar A. Rodney in 1821 on Jackson's treatment of Governor Callava, as well as letters to his wife Caroline Brackenridge, 1827-1832, written from Pensacola, Tallahassee, Alaqua, the Live Oak Reservation, and other places in West Florida regarding business and legal affairs in the Territory.  With draft and final typescript transcripts.Researchers should also consult books authored by Brackenridge as well as citations in...
Dates: 1821-1832; Date acquired: 00/00/1983

Bragg, Braxton, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1983-26MF
Identifier: M1983-26MF
Scope and Contents Commander, Confederate Troops at Pensacola, 1861-1862.Microfilm of the Pensacola portion of the Braxton Bragg Papers, 1861, dealing with activities at Pensacola, attack on Fort Pickens, correspondence from Montgomery and Richmond, and other materials relateing to the defense of Pensacola.OTHER INFORMATION: The microfilm covers the material in two folders; the first folder is Bragg's reports and letters describing conditions in Pensacola, plans for attack, requests for...
Dates: 1861; Date acquired: 00/00/1984

Brandi Chastain FAU Sports Event Photograph Collection

Identifier: UAP00022
Scope and Contents

Photographic Collection of Brandi Chastain FAU Athletic Department Event.

Dates: 0

Samuel L. Bray Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.19.0027
Content Description This collection relates to Samuel L. Bray and his service in the U.S. Army. Samuel L. Bray served in the Army before, during, and after World War II. During World War II, then Lieutenant Samuel L. Bray served in Europe with the Signal Corps, fighting at the Battle of Metz in the United States Third Army. While in Europe, Samuel L. Bray served in France and Germany, then moving to Japan during the United States occupation post World War II. This collection contains photographs, post cards,...
Dates: 1941-1993; Majority of material found within 1941-1946

Brian Peterson: Education Reform Collection

Identifier: SPC6090

Collection includes papers, articles, research and personal correspondence by Brian Peterson, professor of history at Florida International University.

Dates: 1981-2003

Raymond F. Bricker papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0472 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.99.0472
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a transcript of an interview with Raymond F. Bricker conducted by David Gregory on April 17, 1999.  It details his time in the U.S. Army from 1941 through 1945. Raymond F. Bricker served with the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II.

Dates: 1940-1944; Date acquired: 06/22/1999

Briggs, Warren, Papers

 Collection — Container: M1981-45
Identifier: M1981-45
Scope and Contents Personal papers, 1976-1979, including his records as chairman of the task force for Action 76 goal setting (1976-1977) and as coordinator of Citizens Goals for Pensacola-Escambia (1977-1979). The Action 76 papers include materials concerning the celebration of the American Bicentennial in Florida and Pensacola, the development of citizens' surveys, and publications about the Pensacola Navy Yard, British West Florida, and a history of industrialization in Pensacola. Also included are...
Dates: 1976-1979; Date acquired: 00/00/1981

Philip Lester Brinson collection

Identifier: 02.02.0309
Content Description This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Philip Lester Brinson who served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in the tail gunner position on B-26B aircraft number 41-18058 Martin Marauder with the 450th Bomb Squadron, 322nd Bombardment Group (Medium) during World War II. On September 9. 1943, this aircraft was hit by flak on a mission to Boulogne, France. The aircraft subsequently flipped over and crashed into the English Channel which killed the entire crew. Brinson was awarded the Purple Heart...
Dates: 1940-1994

British Colonial Office CO 5 West Florida Records Index (Swain compilation)

 Collection — Container: 379 pp.
Identifier: WF815.##1hf
Abstract Index to the individual British Colonial Office CO 5 records in Volumes 574-605, 606-622, covering West Florida. Compiled by David Swain, a volunteer at the David Library of the American Revolution. This index covers the manuscript records held by the UWF Archives and West Florida History Center in the Panton, Leslie, and Company Research Collection, Reels 154-172. Note that the PL&Co. collection also includes CO 5 volumes 606-611 which are land grants and mortgages--these are not...
Dates: To Be Determined

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