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Title: Admiral Richard H. Leigh Papers
Description: This collection consists of the papers of United States Navy Admiral Richard H. Leigh. They include a 17-volume holograph diary, dating 1917-1944, containing official orders, holograph and typed letters, newspaper clippings, printed programs, maps, pictures, and other related items. Also included...
Abstract/Description: This collection consists of the papers of United States Navy Admiral Richard H. Leigh. They include a 17-volume holograph diary, dating 1917-1944, containing official orders, holograph and typed letters, newspaper clippings, printed programs, maps, pictures, and other related items. Also included is...
Title: Bradford-Eppes Family Collection
Description: This collection is comprised of two physical collections held in FSU Special Collections. The first collection is the personal papers of Susan Branch Bradford Eppes (1848-1942), best known for her written works on Florida history and civic activities in Tallahassee, Florida. Her papers include a ...
Abstract/Description: Personal papers of Susan Branch Bradford Eppes (1848-1942) including a biography of Eppes, photographs, correspondence, typescript works by Eppes, documentation of the Eppes family, and publications collected by Eppes.
Title: Charles R. Mathews Papers on Medicare Implementation
Description: Charles R. Mathews Papers on Medicare Implementation Collection contains a digitized binder of materials from the "Presidential Meeting on Medicare Implementation" in Washington, DC on June 15, 1966 along with other meeting related primary source materials.
Title: Civil War Era Materials
Description: The Civil War, also known as the War between the States, was fought from 1861 to 1865 up and down the American eastern seaboard. It was started when several Southern states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America (the Confederacy). The war ori...
Title: Claude Pepper Papers
Description: The Mildred and Claude Pepper Collection was donated by Congressman Claude Pepper to the Florida State University Libraries in 1979. Subsequent donations were made during the 1980s, and additional materials were acquired following his death in 1989. The collection contains over two million pages ...
Title: Cookbooks and Herbals
Description: Herbals, which describe the appearance of medicinal plants, tell how to gather, prepare, preserve and store them. These books contribute to the work of physicians, pharmacists and botanists by providing data about the indication and dosage of these plants. Elizabethan literature is filled with re...
Title: Cuneiform Tablet Collection
Description: While excavating in Babylonia (present-day Iraq) for the University of Chicago in 1903-1904, archeologist Dr. Edgar J. Banks (1866 –1945) acquired a magnificent collection of ancient inscribed Babylonian clay tablets which illustrate the oldest of writings. They are mostly temple records and bu...
Title: Davis Houck Papers
Description:

Research materials gathered by Professor Davis Houck on the Emmett Till murder case and related events, including news clippings and government records.

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Abstract/Description: Research materials gathered by Professor Davis Houck on the Emmett Till murder case and related events, including news clippings and government records.
Title: Dirac Shoebox Collection
Description: This collection contains a small portion of the Dirac Papers that was originally identified as part of a “shoebox collection,” presumably because they arrived at Special Collections & Archives in shoebox-type containers (or, actual shoeboxes) from either the Dirac home or Dirac’s FSU office...
Title: Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense
Description: Edward Lear was a British poet and painter. Although he wrote many poetry volumes and travel journals, he is best known for his Book of Nonsense, first published in 1846, which consists of drawings and short poems he wrote for the grandchildren of Lord Derby. While he is not credited as the inven...
Title: FSU Lives: Portal to the Past, Prologue to the Future
Description: The Florida State University has a long and illustrious history dating back to the legislation creating it in 1851. Through its many names, Seminary West of Suwannee, Florida Female College, Florida State College for Women (FSCW) and The Florida State University (FSU), its students identified the...
Title: Florida History and Heritage
Description: The Florida History and Heritage Collection combines book and manuscript collections held at FSU to provide online access to materials broadly representing Florida's history, culture, arts, literature, sciences and social sciences. See each individual collection for a more specific collec...
Title: Harrison Sayre Circus Collection
Description: The Harrison Sayre Circus Collection consists of selected materials that were digitized from the original Sayre Circus Collection. Harrison Sayre was an active circus enthusiast and traveler, and the digitized collection contains photographs and posters from circuses across the United States and as ...
Title: Heritage & University Archives
Description: Heritage & University Archives preserves the history of Florida State University by collecting and providing access to important historical records such as correspondence and publications of the university; photographs documenting faculty and students, events, buildings, and campus scenes; scra...
Title: Historical Newspapers
Description: This collection holds newspaper issues from various titles from a period of the 17th century to the 20th century. The majority of the collection is focused on newspapers from the American southeast. Several different physical collections contribute to the digital collection. Those collections ...
Title: Il Secolo
Description: This collection holds a nine month run of the Italian newspaper Il Secolo, a 4 page political daily that introduced many technological and thematic innovations in Italian journalism. Founded in 1866 by publisher Edoardo Sonzogno, in the space of a decade it became the most widely read national da...
Title: Institute on World War II and the Human Experience
Description: The focus of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience is collecting and preserving the memories of the men and women who participated in all the military branches, service with the Merchant Marine, Red Cross, USO, workers and volunteers on the Home Front (e.g., ship-building yards, ...
Abstract/Description: The focus of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience is collecting and preserving the memories of the men and women who participated in all the military branches, service with the Merchant Marine, Red Cross, USO, workers and volunteers on the Home Front (e.g., ship-building yards, def...
Title: J.R. Clancy Collection
Description: The J.R. Clancy stage rigging firm was established by stagehand John Clancy in Syracuse, New York, in 1885. The firm is known for innovating products and techniques for stage design including the Welch tension floor block, the automatic fire curtain, and automated stage rigging. The coll...
Abstract/Description: Architectural and engineering drawings related to construction and renovation projects managed by the J.R. Clancy stage rigging firm (1885- ), including theatrical designs, drawings for standard parts, wiring diagrams, and standard assemblies for stage rigging systems.
Title: John House Stereograph Collection
Description: The collection bears the name of the British art historian who collected it over a period of more than four decades, John House (1945-2012). The collection, acquired for the FSU Department of Art History by Jennifer S. Pride as part of Professor House’s estate, represents the late scholar’s e...

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