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Correspondence This collection contains eight pages of photocopies of a letter from John Randolph to Richard Rush giving him instructions and direction on the next negotiation point that they are going to follow. It is dated April 8 1808
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Memoir A personal narrative of the wartime experience of a rifleman in Germany from March 2 to May 7 (V-E Day). Gregg's division entered western Germany from France, crossed the Sarr River, and moved rapidly eastward through Saarbrucken, the Siegfried Line, crossed the Rhine and Neckar Rivers, passed through Heidelberg, crossed the Danube and was within a few miles of Munich, before being relieved in early May. He describes extensive combat, conditions among the troops, and some of the areas encountered. A photograph of his platoon, taken after V-E Day, is included
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Papers, manuscript Correspondence and manuscript. Letters from Fleming to his sons Seton and Frank, written from various Florida locations, during the 1888 gubernatorial campaign. The sons were in South Carolina during a yellow fever epidemic in Florida. Additional letters to Mrs. Lydia Fleming describe the yellow fever epidemic in Jacksonville. Also included is a holograph Memoir of Captain Charles Seton Fleming of the 2nd Infantry, Confederate States of America, illustrative of the History of the Florida Troops in Virginia during the War between the States. It contains an appendix of the Casualties, by F.P. Fleming
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An extensive collection of music scores from the early film career is the cornerstone of the Bing Crosby Collection, yet one can also find a wealth of magazine covers, advertisements, liner notes for a memorial record album (sound recording not included), and news website printouts which focus on the career of this versatile entertainer and avid sportsman
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The papers include court memorandums, oral argument opinions, case notes and opinion edits, judicial office correspondence, justice dissents and affirmations, and publishing corrections to the court record. These documents span his entire service as Florida Supreme Court Justice, from 1955 to 1967. The files are arranged alphabetically according to the name of the Appellant and the corresponding Appellee for each case. Box 14 also contains cases arranged according to 1st and 2nd District Court of Appeals
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Series P21 contains the administrative records of interim University of Florida President, Robert A. Bryan. Bryan served as Provost under President Marshall M. Criser. In 1989, Criser resigned and Bryan assumed the reins of office. He served until the arrival of John Lombardi. Documented in the series are the recruitment violation issues related to the football team left unresolved by Criser. Also of interest are records related to controversies over Gator Growl skits
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Three loose pages from a photograph album of unknown provenance dated 1938. Most of the photographs are very small with the smallest being 1 1/4 by 1 1/2 inches. Despite their small size the details are very clear. Most of the photographs are identified and include a variety of people and subjects associated with the University of Florida as well as the office of the Williston Sun newspaper. Most notable is a photograph of historian C. Vann Woodward during his brief stay at the University of Florida and several shots of the library and its staff. Other Florida faculty depicted are President John J. Tigert, music professor John W. DeBruyn, librarian Elizabeth Jernigan, and political science professor William G. Carleton. A number of students are also named
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The collection consists primarily of personal correspondence of Mrs. J.S. Spencer to her son, Kingsland written primarily from West Palm Beach, Florida. There are also a few legal documents pertaining to 19th century family members (Charlotte Billings Spencer and Jared W. Spencer). Letters contain routine news and inquiries about the family, only occasionally touching on matters in West Palm Beach
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The collection begins with newsletters dating back to 1962, 9 years before the center opened its doors, detailing plans to build the center, simply called "The National Cultural Center" until Jan. 23, 1964 when President Johnson signed an act to make it the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Clippings, pamphlets, press releases, and broadside flyers suppliment this collection of emphemera relative to the Center
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Series 78 contains the agendas and minutes of the Senate meetings. The Senate, or its appointed faculty committees, routinely considered recommendations for new colleges, departments, programs, course requirements, and proposed curriculum changes. The Senate also approved the academic calendar, rule changes, and candidates for honorary degrees