Claude Pepper & Edward Ball: A Long History & A Brief Summary

Spring is in the air, the sun is out and that usually means it’s time to find a body of water to sit by and enjoy since we live in Florida. One of those places you could visit this spring and summer (or anytime really) would be the Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park. ThisContinue reading “Claude Pepper & Edward Ball: A Long History & A Brief Summary”

Processing With Pride: Processing The Pride Student Union Collection

FSU Heritage Protocol & University Archives, a division of Special Collections & Archives received a donation from The Pride Student Union in June 2013. The donation included over five decades of history from this student organization. The history between FSU and Pride is a story of a brittle, sometimes broken relationship, but the passing ofContinue reading “Processing With Pride: Processing The Pride Student Union Collection”

October is LGBT History Month

October is LGBT History Month which gives us all the opportunity to learn more about the LGBTQ+ community and its history around the Tallahassee and right here at Florida State University. LGBT History Month began in 1994 when Rodney Wilson, a Missouri high school teacher who believed that a month should be dedicated to teaching theContinue reading “October is LGBT History Month”

Claude Pepper’s Time in Tallahassee

By Mallary Rawls On May 15th this year the Claude Pepper Library will turn 30! Throughout this month and the rest of the year, the team at the Claude Pepper Library will be providing some history and context about the library and its namesake. “For more than six decades, Florida has been my home.[i]” That’sContinue reading “Claude Pepper’s Time in Tallahassee”

Interesting Finds At Pepper Library

During the third week of the fall semester the History Department here at Florida State University threw a meet and greet for their students and professors. The Special Collections & Archives Department was asked go through some of their collections and make up some displays for this meet and greet. Here at the Claude PepperContinue reading “Interesting Finds At Pepper Library”