A series of over 600 documents have now been digitized by the Digital Library Center into DigiNole, FSU’s digital library! The 17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents collection features manuscripts from 1618-1981 relating to international names and local celebrities. Some recognizable names apart of this collection include: General George Washington, Albert Einstein, and Mrs. Bram Stoker,Continue reading “New Digital Collection: 17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents”
Tag Archives: DigiNole
New(ish) Additions to the Digital Library
When you’re in the thick of things and just excited to cross off one project on your list and start another, you sometimes forget to celebrate and share what you did just accomplish. A lot of our bigger projects added to the Digital Library get their own post here at Illuminations (exhibit A New DigitalContinue reading “New(ish) Additions to the Digital Library”
Interacting with the Archives
In honor of October being Archives Month, I wanted to go over all the ways and places you can interact with our collections. There are multiple ways you can visit the archives at FSU. You don’t need an appointment, you don’t need to be doing deep research, and you don’t even have to come toContinue reading “Interacting with the Archives”
New to Diginole: Commencement Invitations and Programs
The Spring 2022 semester just came to a close and with it meant a new class of graduating Florida State University students. Here at Special Collections & Archives, we have commencement materials from almost every graduating class in the history of FSU. Our Commencement Program collection contains various materials related to commencement, including programs, announcements,Continue reading “New to Diginole: Commencement Invitations and Programs”
Everything but paper: what else does SCA collect?
A lot has been written about our rare books and manuscripts collections on this blog, but did you know SCA also collects all kinds of objects, art, and recording formats? Take a look to learn more about our non-paper collections.
Digital FSCW: New collection of FSCW theses coming to Diginole
The Florida State College for Women, in addition to being the predecessor institution of modern-day FSU, was once one of the largest all-female centers of higher learning in the United States. From 1905 to 1947, thousands of young women from the American South attended and graduated from FSCW. These women were, generally, from affluent SouthernContinue reading “Digital FSCW: New collection of FSCW theses coming to Diginole”
Community Partner Spotlight: Havana History & Heritage Society
One of my favorite responsibilities in my work is coordinating and working with community organizations in the Tallahassee area to digitize materials they hold in their historical collections. As a public university, I feel FSU, and by extension myself, have a responsibility to help smaller community institutions who are unable, for various reasons, to digitizeContinue reading “Community Partner Spotlight: Havana History & Heritage Society”
New materials available in DigiNole highlight Integration statue.
A new set of photographs are now available in DigiNole: FSU’s Digital Repository. The photographs were taken from events at Heritage Day 2004, during which a statue celebrating integration was unveiled on campus. The digitized materials also include a program and newspaper clippings. Notable people depicted in the photographs include Doby Flowers, FSU’s first AfricanContinue reading “New materials available in DigiNole highlight Integration statue.”
Girl’s Own Paper
This post is part of our series celebrating American Archives Month. Last week, Special Collections & Archives did a Twitter Takeover of the @fsulibraries feed for #AskAnArchivist day so be sure to check out those conversations. The Digital Library Center has been busy loading material into DigiNole, and one of the most recent additions is the Girl’s OwnContinue reading “Girl’s Own Paper”
In 1982, a construction crew started what was supposed to be a routine de-mucking of a small pond in preparation for road construction of Windover Way. It is located in east central Florida, about 16 miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean. However, in the course of the construction work, human remains were discovered. Once itContinue reading “Digital Windover”