SCA Hours due to Hurricane Ian

We’re all keeping a close eye on the path of Hurricane Ian, and adjusting plans accordingly. Our open hours for Special Collections & Archives spaces will be a little different this week – here’s the full scoop: Special Collections & Archives Research Center[First floor Strozier] Monday, 9/26 Tuesday, 9/27 Wednesday, 9/28 Thursday, 9/29 Friday, 9/30Continue reading “SCA Hours due to Hurricane Ian”

Tarpon Club at Strozier

Heritage & University Archives has a new exhibit displaying materials from FSU’s Tarpon Club in the Norwood Reading Room at Strozier. This exhibit was put together by Sierria Groom over the summer. Continue reading to learn more about her experience curating this exhibit and to learn where and when you can view it. As anContinue reading “Tarpon Club at Strozier”

Family Weekend at Heritage Museum

This weekend is Family Weekend at FSU! This tradition is one FSU has participated in for over 35 years. The Heritage Museum in Dodd Hall will be open today, September 23rd, from 10am to 5pm for students and their families to visit. Below, enjoy some then and now photographs of Dodd Hall, one of theContinue reading “Family Weekend at Heritage Museum”

Introducing: The Reading Room KIC Scanner

Future researchers, we want to direct your attention to our new KIC scanner. With our help, you will now be able to scan the materials that you’re studying and email the images directly to yourself for your own personal research.  However, we do have a few types of materials that may not be scanned includingContinue reading “Introducing: The Reading Room KIC Scanner”

New Faces and New Hours at SCA

Leading into the fall semester, we want to announce our expanded hours and introduce you to a few new faces behind the desk in the Strozier Special Collections & Archives Reading Room. Fall Semester Strozier Reading Room Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10am – 6pm Wednesday: 10am – 7pm Friday: 10am – 5pm Fall Semester PepperContinue reading “New Faces and New Hours at SCA”

Welcome Back FSU!

Welcome back to all the new and returning students and faculty! We hope you all had a great first week back on campus. FSU Special Collections and Archives are excited to welcome you all and wish you luck with the fall semester! Be sure to come visit the SCA Reading Room to come see ourContinue reading “Welcome Back FSU!”

National Organization for Women – 56th Anniversary

Today marks the 56th anniversary of the formation of the National Organization for Women (NOW).  In 1966, inspired by the Civil Rights Movement, Betty Friedan and a group of women organized to found a parallel effort to ensure equal treatment of men and women. What started as a small group of fifteen women, NOW hasContinue reading “National Organization for Women – 56th Anniversary”

LGBT Oral History Project of North Florida

Oral history is one of the biggest components of understanding the queer experience. Most LGBTQ+ history has been passed down orally, rather than through written material. Oral histories have special characteristics that other resources in our collection don’t have – intimacy. They provide a first-hand view and help us understand a specific moment in timeContinue reading “LGBT Oral History Project of North Florida”