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Florida State University Libraries Special Collections & Archives

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Works: 197 works in 198 publications in 3 languages and 199 library holdings
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Richard Nixon letter by Richard M Nixon( )

2 editions published in 1961 in Esperanto and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A typescript letter and mailing envelope signed "Dick Nixon" (Vice President Richard Nixon) addressed to Mrs. Roberta Parsons. Refers to defeat in Presidential election, 1960
Mrs. Hagan or Rebecca Egan donation by Rebecca Egan( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection consists of a true copy of a certificate and opinion of title to the Mrs. Hagan (or Rebecca Egan) donation containing 620 66/100 acres, and embracing all of that portion of the City of Miami lying south of the Miami River. Also copies of an abstract of title of said donation from the Dade County records. The copy is printed and verified from the original, which is in the possession of Mary Brickell. Appended to this item is a copy of a certificate to the effect that the title to said donation, except ten acres known as the Fletcher Tract, and except those portions of said donation sold by Mary Brickell from time to time prior to and since June 6th, 1896, vests in the said Mary Brickell, and that the same is free of clouds or incumbrances of record, which covers that period of time from June 6th, 1896, to January 15, 1907
Historical papers of Massachusetts and Alabama( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

1. 1620-1646. Prospectus (broadside) "Of Plimoth Plantation," by William Bradford, Governor, who wrote a detailed history of the early years of Plymouth Colony. He covers in great detail everything that happened from the landing of the Mayflower in December, 1620, through the year 1646. 2. 1804. Newspaper. 'New England Palladium,' Boston, Tuesday, November 27, 1804. No. 43, Vol. 24. The four-page issue is a good example of a New England newspaper format of the period. 3. 1840. Alabama. U.S.A. Land Grant No. 12009. Signed by Martin Van Buren, President, and issued to Allen Masengale of Madison County, Alabama. It covers land in the Huntsville, Alabama district
Land patent - Commonwealth of Virginia( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Land patent
George Parker Winship letters by George Parker Winship( )

1 edition published in 1901 in English, Middle and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence
Notes by the way : journal of a New York State monument manufacturer on a trip to Florida( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Name of author unknown. Journal contains many vivid descriptions of his travels, centered around Jacksonville, on the St. Johns River. He describes visits to plantations, fishing and hunting trips and gives a good description of Florida at the time
Pat Frank papers by Pat Frank( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence between author Pat Frank and Dr. Norman L. Kilpatrick, Director of Florida State University Libraries. Includes a list of short stories by Frank published between 1941 and 1954
Scarborough papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Scarborough Papers include correspondence pertaining to mercantile business, land plats and deeds, a journal of mercantile business and plantation records. These materials about Scarborough's business afford a clear picture of early Florida merchandising and farming and contain many names of citizens of West Florida and of South Georgia. There are printed materials such as Hazeltine's almanac, The delineator and Literary digest. The 1907 Christmas issue of The delineator contains a number of Christmas songs, recipes and any amount of "styles of the month." The newspapers in the collection include six issues of The Sun, a Tallahasse, Florida, newspaper. These issues contain articles about the proposed project of draining the Everglades, and tobacco growing in Leon County
Life and adventures of Sac, Fox and Seminole Indians : manuscript by Paul Kaff'ke( )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Typescript of unpublished manuscript with mounted snapshots of 'Then and Now. Life and Adventures of Sac, Fox and Seminole Indians. The History of the Indians as Taken from the Note Books of my Great Grandparents, Captain Pike and Major S. M. Schofield.' 142 pages
Leaves from McTeague : manuscript by Frank Norris( )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Manuscript leaves from Frank Norris's McTeague, pp. 123, 167, 176
Florida business letterhead collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection contains a selection of business letters that serve as examples of early business letterheads from various places in Florida. They are quite elaborate and contain pictures, maps and extensive advertising. They are from different towns and cities in Florida and date from 1879-1896. The letters are mostly to W.D. Bloxham and W.D. Barnes, both comptrollers for the state of Florida. Barnes was comptroller from 1881-1890 and Bloxham from 1890-1897. The letters concern the following Florida towns: Elleville, Brooklyn, Jacksonville, Apalachicola, Deland, Bluff Springs, Key West, Arcadia, Bronson, Wewahitchka, Grove Park, Starke, Pensacola, Lake City, Sumterville, Bridgeport, Marianna, Palatka, Milton, Sanford, Pine Level, Eustis, Enterprise, Cincinnati, Titusville, Waldo, Polk County, and Kissimmee. The following businesses and types of businesses are covered: groceries, hotels, fur dealers, merchants, wholesalers, feed stores, brick manufacturers, newspapers, farmers, general stores, title abstracters, land investment companies, real estate, cigar factories, surveyors, druggists, pharmacists, liquor stores, printers, cane-makers; Florida Land and Improvement Company, Florida Orange Grove and Land Company, Florida Settlers Home Association, Gopher Cigar Factory, Harrison Bros., Huchingson & Co., Mitchell Renz & Co., Milton & Blackshear, Orange County Land Agency, Pratt Bros., South Florida Land & Improvement Company, Robbins & Graham, H. Robinson & Co., Herman Ruge & Sons, Santa Fe Canal, Skilton Brothers, and Waters and Carson
Peruvian manuscripts( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection consists of four holograph manuscripts and typed biographies of the signatories from Lima, Peru, in Spanish, with translations into English. Two of the manuscripts are antique printings. The long sheets represent order and edict of excommunication against a nun for a technicality because of her refusal to withdraw her suit against a debtor of hers and the Archbishop's who seems to feel the she has infringed upon his rights. Some of the half sheets are warrants against the Indian quit-rent fund. One half sheet is an order for payment from the Christmas tax or tribute of the Indians of a stipulated sum to two conquistadories, all in form and according to a royal decree. The biographies are of great historical value to South American students, and students of European and/or Latin American history. One document bears the Royal seal. The English translations, by Margie Burks, are exceedingly well done considering age and condition of the original documents
Philip St. George Cocke plantation papers by Philip St. George Cocke( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Record book, correspondence, papers
Dime novels collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection contains dime novels from the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. These were cheap, mass-market fiction works sold in five, ten, and twenty cent formats that covered themes of adventure, crime, technology, the American Revolution, pirates, frontier life, the Wild West, and relations with Native Americans. This collection contains issues from popular dime novel publishers, including Frank Tousey, the Winner Library Co., Street and Smith, the George Marsh Company, Beadle and Adams, Norman L. Munro, the Arthur Westbrook Company, and R. M. de Witt. Because of their ephemeral nature, many dime novel publications have not survived. This collection offers a valuable look at American popular fiction from the turn of the twentieth century
John Frank Dame, Guidance and business education : manuscript by J. Frank Dame( )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Galley proofs of Guidance and business education / J. Frank Dame and Albert R. Brinkman, 2nd edition. Published: Cincinnati : South-western Pub. Co., 1954
Advertisements for Walt Whitman works( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two prints of Walt Whitman advertisements from 1889 and 1855
Waties family papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Typescript copies of Waties family letters that include those written by Anna Waties, oldest daughter of Chancellor Thomas Waites and the three children of Dr. Thomas Waties and his wife Maria Huger Rutledge Waties. Family genealogy notes, holograph letters and notes. Includes photocopy of "the Waties Family of South Carolina" compiled by H. D. Bull, pages 12-22
Territorial Florida - U.S.A. original land patents( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection consists of four land patent documents for Leon and Columbia Counties in Florida, and date between 1826 and 1844. Certificate number 588, issued by the United States of America Land Office at Tallahassee, to David Thomas of Florida, covers a described acre of land in the Territory of Florida containing eighty acres. The document bears the U.S.A. seal and was signed by John Quincy Adams, President of the United States on May 1, 1826. On the other side, in manuscript, it shows that for a consideration of $200.00 the deed was, on July 24, 1826, transferred to Joseph W. Field of Leon County, Florida. Below that is a certification by C. Nicholas, Clerk of the Court of the Territory of Florida, Leon County, that the deed was on July 24, 1826, recorded in book A, page 36. (Original MSS 0-160). Certificate number 6026, issued by the United States of America Land Office at Tallahassee, to Daniel J. Atkinson of Florida Territory, dated July 28, 1838. (Original MSS 0-161). Certificate number 85, issued by the United States of America Land Office at St. Augustine, to Solomon Zepperer of Columbia County, dated July 10, 1844. It bears the seal and notation from the Circuit Court of Suwannee County, Florida, on the reverse side. (Original MSS 0-161). Certificate number 4765, issued by the United States of America Land Office at Tallahassee, to William Lewis Booth, of Florida, dated September 20, 1839. The certificate is on parchment, bearing the United States seal. On the reverse side is the signature of W.L. Booth and a recorder stamp of the Circuit Court, dated May 1899, signature of the Deputy Clerk. (Original MSS 0-162)
Nonesuch Press collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Book prospectuses from the Nonesuch Press
M.A. Cawthon store advertisements by M. A Cawthon( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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