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Title: Godby High School
Description: Amos P. Godby High School opened in 1966 as Amos P. Godby Junior High School with grades 7 & 8. The school shared its campus with the newly created Tallahassee Junior College (present day Tallahassee Community College). Due to the small number of African American student population, court-ordered...
Title: Harrison Sayre Circus Collection
Description: The Harrison Sayre Circus Collection contains approximately 8,000 photographs, including 8" x 10" autographs, snapshots, slides and negatives, as well as circus programs, posters and other circus memorabilia collected from circuses attended mostly in the mid-Atlantic region during the second half...
Title: Havana History & Heritage Society Collection
Description: The mission of the Havana History & Heritage Society is to preserve and highlight the historical assets and events that have made Havana, Florida an exceptional community in which to live, have a business, and visit. It is the goal of the Havana History & Heritage Society to educate visitors to o...
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 over a period from the 17th century into the 20th century. The majority of the collection is focused on newspapers from the American southeast. Several different physical collections contribute to this digital collection. Those collection...
Title: Il Secolo
Description: The Italian newspaper Il Secolo, a 4 page political daily, 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 daily across the country, reaching print runs of...
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...
Title: John MacKay Shaw Childhood in Poetry Collection
Description: John MacKay Shaw was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on May 15, 1897. He immigrated to the United States as a child in 1911. He enlisted in the Army in 1917 and was stationed in France with the Ambulance Corp during World War I. Shaw went to work for the Bell Telephone System as a adult, and r...
Title: John MacKay Shaw Manuscript Collection
Description: John MacKay Shaw was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on May 15, 1897. He immigrated to the United States as a child in 1911. He enlisted in the Army in 1917 and was stationed in France with the Ambulance Corp during World War I. Shaw went to work for the Bell Telephone System as an adult, and ...
Title: Juvenile Literature
Description: This collection pulls from several different collections such as the John M. Shaw Collection overall, the Shaw Childhood in Poetry Collection, and various other childhood literature collections at FSU. These books look at the experience of childhood through stories, poetry, songs and illustrations p...
Title: Kent Spriggs Papers
Description: This collection consists of Kent Spriggs' case files related to the 1973 retrial of Dave Keaton and Johnny Frederick of the Quincy Five and those related to Keaton et al. v. Townsend, a civil case brought by the Quincy Five against the State of Florida and Joe Townsend for the coerced testimony t...
Abstract/Description: Consists of Kent Spriggs' case files related to the 1973 retrial of Dave Keaton and Johnny Frederick of the Quincy Five and those related to Keaton et al. v. Townsend, a civil case brought by the Quincy Five against the State of Florida and Joe Townsend for the coerced testimony that implicated the ...
Title: League of Women Voters, Tallahassee Chapter Records
Description: he records of the League of Women Voters, Tallahassee Chapter, are comprised primarily of administrative files, publications, and subject files and document 55 years of Tallahassee League activities including the organization of conventions and meetings, coordination of league activities, and the...
Title: Leon High School Collection
Description: Leon High School in Tallahassee is Florida’s oldest continually accredited high school, founded in 1871 just twenty-six years after Florida became a state. Through a partnership with the school's archives, Florida State University is digitizing and providing public access to the school's yearbo...
Abstract/Description: Leon High School in Tallahassee is Florida’s oldest continually accredited high school, founded in 1871 just twenty-six years after Florida became a state. Through a partnership with the school's archives, Florida State University is digitizing and providing public access to the school's yearbook ...
Title: Maps
Description:

Materials included in this topical collection come from various physical collections held by Special Collections & Archives. The current collection includes maps from North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe.

Abstract/Description: Collection holds maps from various different collections held by FSU Special Collections & Archives and their partners.
Title: Means Papers
Description:

This collection holds materials from the Bruce Means Papers. This collection is currently being processed by Special Collections & Archives so please view the collection finding aid for information on accessing more materials than are presented here in the digital collections.

Abstract/Description: Collection of 8mm films documenting the travels of the Means family through North America and Europe in the 1940s through the mid 1960s.
Title: Music Scores
Description:

Materials included in this topical collection come from various physical collections held by Special Collections & Archives and the Allen Music Library. The current collection includes music from different eras and geographic locations held in these collections.

Title: Napoleonic Collections
Description: The French Revolution and Napoleon Collection at Florida State University holds over 20,000 rare titles from this period alongside numerous manuscript and record collections. It was established in the early 1960s as the Department of History expanded its offerings in that particular period of his...
Title: National Organization for Women, Tallahassee Chapter Records
Description: The records of the Tallahassee Chapter of the Florida National Organization for Women include official NOW correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, budgets, newsletters, and other records which chronicle the development and activities of Tallahassee NOW from its founding in 1971 unti...

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