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Bromeliad Society International (BSI) Archive

 Collection
Identifier: SC.097
Abstract The Bromeliad Society International (BSI) Archive consists of historical materials, including photographs related to cultivation of bromeliads; field notes related to the collection of bromeliads in the wild; list of plant entries in judged bromeliad shows; incoming and outgoing correspondence from early bromeliad growers; biographies; administrative records of the BSI such as, copyright registrations, copies of meeting minutes, annual reports, and bylaws; BSI publications; and ephemera,...
Dates: 1942-2018

Clifford Brooks Shirley collection

 Collection — Box: 00.0647-Box 1
Identifier: 02.00.0647
Content Description The collection includes 236 letters with some postcards and V-mails that "Cliff" wrote to his mother, Gladys Shirley, letters written to Gladys Shirley from some relatives of a soldier-friend of Cliff's who'd died in an accident, letters to Cliff from a woman he'd befriended in South Wales, and from his deceased friend's mother, to whom he'd written a note of condolence. News clippings, ephemera, and documents are also included. Cliff's letters express worries about post-war life and jobs,...
Dates: 1943-1948

Browder, Lloyd Earl, Papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1981-03
Identifier: M1981-03
Scope and Contents

Personal papers, 1919-1972, including letters, newspaper clippings, financial and income tax records, and other papers concerning his interests in the Bayside Tourist Park, Bay View Trailer Park, Dead Lakes Fishing Camp, the Santa Villa subdivision, and the Browder Fixture Company in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dates: 1919-1972; Date acquired: 06/00/1981

Alvin H. Brown collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0107 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.03.0107
Content Description

This collection relates to Alvin H. Brown who served as a B-17 pilot assigned to the 8th Air Force, 95th Bomber Group flying missions over France and Germany from England ending in the summer of 1945. The collection includes an audio tape recording interview and accompanying transcript.

Dates: 1919-2002

Betty L. Brown transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0073 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0073
Scope and Contents

This collection includes an oral history interview transcript of a homefront worker during WWII. She served in a camouflage factory. She describes her experiences surviving the Great Depression, learning of Pearl Harbor, and hearing stories about relatives' military service. This collection also contains a personal photograph.

Dates: 1941-1945; Date acquired: 08/30/2007

Eugene S. Brown transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0105 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.03.0105
Scope and Contents

Eugene S. Brown served as a member of the 78th Infantry Division in the European Theater during World War II. He served from 1943-1946. His unit arrived in France in November of 1944. He performed duties as a runner and a jeep driver for his unit. This collection contains a transcript from an interview conducted June 7, 2000.

Dates: 1923-2000; Majority of material found within 1943-1946; Date acquired: 06/10/2003

Melvin Brown transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0107 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0107
Content Description

This collection relates to Melvin Brown who served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945 in the European Theatre. This collection contains an oral history transcript detailing his service and life after the war.

Dates: January 12, 2005; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Milton Charles Brown papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Military Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02.18.0004
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Technical Sergeant Milton Charles Brown who served in the U.S. Army with the 893rd Tank Destroyer Battalion as an Operations Noncommissioned Officer during World War II. Brown served in the European Theater of Operations.  The collection includes Brown's military personnel documents and photographs.

Dates: 1925-1954; Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Date acquired: 03/02/2018

Darius Browning collection

 Collection — Box: 11.0040-Box 1
Identifier: 02.11.0040
Scope and Contents

The collection relates to Darius Browning who served as a Private First Class in the U.S. Army with the 233rd Ordnance Company (Bomb Disposal) in Panama during World War II. This collection includes dog tags, service ribbon, and copies of discharge for Darius Browning. Several publications make up the collection along with "His Service Record" that encourage a servicemen/women to record significant experiences.

Dates: 1942-1945

Brownsville School, Parents Teachers Association Records

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1982-14
Identifier: M1982-14
Scope and Contents

Parent-Teachers Association records, 1938-1975, including scrapbooks, photographs, minutes of meetings, publications, yearbooks, correspondence and financial records.

These PTA records provide both a history of the organization as well as the Brownsville School, its staff, students, and activities.

Dates: 1938-1975; Date acquired: 09/22/1982

Bruce Epperson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC8055
Scope and Contents This collection includes a manuscript of Bruce D. Epperson's book about the finance and technology of the first modern highways in the South including: Ingraham Highway, Tamiami Trail, and Conners Highway. It includes news articles and magazine clippings, ranging from 1899 to 1953, that detail the advancement of the road systems through Florida due to the 1920s Florida land boom and the creation of a highway funding system based on fuel taxes. The collection also details maps that show...
Dates: 1899-1953

Bruce Hoffman collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Paper War Bond Sleeve
Identifier: 02.18.0007
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one published Arma Corporation, Brooklyn, NY color lithograph World War II paper war bond cover.

Dates: 1942-1942; Date acquired: 03/27/2018

Bruce Means Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2018-004
Scope and Contents

Eight-millimeter films documenting the travels of the Means family through North America and Europe.



Online Copies Available

http://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/islandora/object/fsu:meanspapers

Dates: 1941-1965; Date acquired: 07/06/2018

Bruce, William George, Papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1985-10
Identifier: M1985-10
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a diary of a trip south, 1921, and a scrapbook, 1881-1978, of William George Bruce, a Milwaukee, Wisconsin businessman and Pensacola, Florida shipyard owner. The diary documents Mr. Bruce's trip to New Orleans and Pensacola, including the Pensacola Navy Yard, and the Bruce, Ollinger, and Watson families, with photographs. The scrapbook covers newspaper clippings, especially family marriages and deaths, for Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Pensacola, Milton, Bagdad and Blackwater,...
Dates: 1881-1978; Date acquired: 00/00/1985

Bruington, Lola Lee Daniell, Oral History

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1987-10
Identifier: M1987-10
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview of Lola Lee Daniell Bruington, of Pensacola, by Sandra F. Whitehead with tapes and typed transcripts. Mrs. Bruington discusses area cemeteries, (especially St. Michaels), the red light district, bootlegging, her work as educator and nurse at Camp Dix, Bellevue Hospital, and at Vassar, and her childhood and life in Pensacola.

Dates: Date acquired: 10/00/1987

Brumby Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 1976-008
Scope and Contents The Brumby Family Papers consist of newspaper clippings, biographies, and a diary related to the Brumby Family as well as information on the Brumby Rocker, a rocking chair produced by the Brumby Chair Company. The diary entitled, "Diary of Our Florida Trip From Marietta, GA" covers a camping trip of the Family by mule drawn wagon through Florida in the Winter of 1884-85. There are four newspaper clippings about James R. Brumby, Jr. dated 1917-1921 and a copy of an...
Dates: 1882-1949

Janet C. Bryan papers

 Collection — Box: 14.0026 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.14.0026
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Janet C. Bryan who was married to a U.S. Army Field Artilery officer who was stationed at various posts in the U.S. during World War II. This collection is composed of the correspondance from Janet C. Bryan to her parents, addressed as Mr. and Mrs. Raymond G. Williams, residing in Barrington and Providence, Rhode Island. Janet C. Bryan's 145 letters, postcards, and telegrams document the social activities and personal impressions of army life, train travel, and the...
Dates: 1942-1944

Bryans, Dr. Herbert L., Papers (1885-1966)

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1982-08
Identifier: M1982-08
Scope and Contents Personal and business records including correspondence, reports, minutes, programs, and patient case files. Includes the business records of Bryan's Pharmacy including receipts, narcotic and drug records, and accounting files. The files of organizations include comprehensive records pertaining to Dr. Bryan's service as a member and officer of many key Florida Medical associations; these include the American Medical Association, 1928-1956; the Escambia Blook Bank, 1960; the Escambia County...
Dates: 1885-1966; Date acquired: 06/00/1982

Bryans, Dr. Herbert L., Papers (1887-1964)

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1980-07
Identifier: M1980-07
Scope and Contents

Patients' medical records and other papers of Dr. Herbert Lee Bryans (1889-1961) of Pensacola, Fla.

Dates: 1887-1964; Date acquired: 08/27/1980

Bryant West Indies British Parliamentary Acts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC.039
Abstract

This collection represents a sample of British Parliamentary Acts regarding the British West Indies.

Dates: 1712-1873

Bryant West Indies Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC.005
Abstract

This collection of tourism brochures, pamphlets, maps and newspaper clippings documents the islands of the West Indies. The collection encompasses the Greater and Lesser Antilles, as well as the islands and nations of South America, and includes Cuba, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Surinam.

Dates: 1682-1968

Bryant West Indies Slides Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC.008
Abstract

The Bryant West Indies Slides Collection, Ccirca 1940-1981, contains 35mm slides of various islands in the Caribbean as well as Florida and Venezuela. The slides were taken on collecting trips sponsored by the William L. Bryant Foundation, where books, music and art indigenous to the regions were gathered. They are organized by geographical location. The content of the slides vary and include landscapes, religion, houses, people and everyday life.

Dates: Circa 1940-1981

Buchli, James F., Collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1985-01
Identifier: M1985-01
Scope and Contents Photographs and artifacts pertaining to his mission aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery, January 24-27, 1985. Materials include photographs of launch and landing, patches flown aboard the spacecraft, and information on the flight crew. Designated mission #51C, this was the 15th flight of the Space Shuttle, and the first Department of Defense mission; the flight was for 48 orbits with takeoff and landing at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.OTHER NOTES: Publicity of this space...
Dates: 1985; Date acquired: 03/00/1985

Bucky Family Papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M10-1
Identifier: M10-1
Abstract

The collection consists of the personal and business correspondence of Bucky Family members and other correspondents from 1893-1915. Most of the letters are incoming correspondence from business associates, close family members, relatives and friends to Jacob (Jake) D. Bucky. Numerous letters from 1893-1895 are written on the "L. Bucki and Son" letterhead stationery.

Dates: 1893-1915

Buffalo Convention Fourth Division U.S.R.M.S.M.B.A. Letter

 Collection — Box: 138
Identifier: MSS 0-39
Scope and Contents

Photographic copy of manuscript circular letter by A.E. Mansfield, vice president, Fourth Division, United States Railway Mail Service Mutual Benefit Association (U.S.R.M.S.M.B.A.), Charleston, S.C., June 1, 1884, to members of the Fourth Division.

Dates: June 1, 1884

Burgoyne, Bruce, Papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1983-09
Identifier: M1983-09
Scope and Contents Photocopies of research files including his translations of the Carl Philipp Steuernagel diary, 1773-1783, and the diary of Philipp Waldeck, both of whom were German mercenaries who saw service in the British Army in West Florida during the American Revolution. Also includes Burgoyne's typescript transcripts in German of the original manuscripts.See BWF (Bibliography of West Florida) 1983-04 for printed chapters of Waldeck diary appearing in issues of Journal of the Johannes...
Dates: Date acquired: 00/00/1983

Anne Burke papers

 Collection — Box: 00.0169 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.00.0169
Scope and Contents Anne Burke was a nurse in the US Army Nurse Corps at the USA Fourth General Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, during World War II. The collection primarily relates to her relationship with First Lieutenant Andrew W. O'Rourke, Jr. of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. The collection includes thirty-nine letters written by Andrew to Anne during the war. The letters stop due to Andrew's death as a result of typhus fever.  Also included are four photographs, sixteen letters to Anne of condolences...
Dates: 1942-2000; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Date acquired: 02/28/2000

Edward T. Burke Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.03.0139
Scope and Contents The materials in the Edward T. Burke Jr. collection document activities of a U.S. Navy Chief Torpedoman who served on the U.S.S. Broome in the Atlantic and Mediterranean theaters during World War II and his life after the war. i) This collection consists of personal correspondence between Mr. Burke and his wife from 1940 to 1946, military personnel orders, military certificates, a personal journal of Mr. Burke's regarding torpedo notes, photocopies and original copies of pictures...
Dates: 1940-2003; Majority of material found within 1940-1946; Date acquired: 07/10/2003

Taylor G. Burke, Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.16.0010
Scope and Contents This collection is centered around a U.S. Army Air Corps pilot in the 35th Squadron of the 64th Troop Carrier Group. He was involved in the European- African- Middle Eastern campaign in Rome, Italy and Operation Dragoon in Southern France. This collection contains special orders, yearbooks, certifications of flight training, letters between the pilot and his family and friends, photos from Italy, France, and Puerto Rico, portraits in uniform, pamphlet for soldiers describing the famous...
Dates: 1943-1945; Date acquired: 05/18/2016

Burke, Yolanda Pinney, Papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: M1981-18
Identifier: M1981-18
Scope and Contents

Personal papers consisting of photocopies of genealogical information and photographs of family members. Included are the Burke, Clifford, Fell, Mooney, and Pinney families, with additional materials on Thomas J. White, Joseph L. White, Carl Timothy Hoffman, and Robert Fell, a carpenter in the U.S. Navy from 1803 to 1820.

Dates: Date acquired: 07/00/1981

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