Happy 4th of July from FSU Libraries Special Collections!

Text by Kat Bell and Gina Woodward Photographs by Kat Bell In honor of the upcoming Independence Day celebration, Florida State University Libraries Special Collections would like to feature a small selection of books from our collections that relate to the holiday. This post has inspired us to create a new section to this blog:Continue reading “Happy 4th of July from FSU Libraries Special Collections!”

New Archival Collections

Thomas William Hoffer Papers (172 linear feet). The Thomas William Hoffer Papers consists of a wide variety of his personal and professional materials. From 1972 until his retirement in 1996, Hoffer was a professor in the Department of Communications at Florida State University. He was particularly interested in mass media, photojournalism, and documentary film. HeContinue reading “New Archival Collections”

FSU Special Collections Contributes Digital Collections to Online Portal on the Civil War

Text provided by Sammie Morris Photographs by FSU Libraries Digital Library Center Staff To increase access to our rare and unique collections, Special Collections collaborates with the Digital Library Center, Technical Services staff, and other libraries and archives to digitize our holdings and make them available online for research use. Recently, FSU Libraries joined severalContinue reading “FSU Special Collections Contributes Digital Collections to Online Portal on the Civil War”

HoTT Distinguished Lecture Series presents Gordon Campbell “The King James Bible: The Book and Its Language”

Text provided by Ben Yadon Photographs by Ben Yadon, with special credit to Malcolm Shackelford On April 4, 2011, a crowd of about 60 was on hand in the Scholars Commons Reading Room in Florida State University’s Strozier Library to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible in 1611 andContinue reading “HoTT Distinguished Lecture Series presents Gordon Campbell “The King James Bible: The Book and Its Language””