With the library closing for winter break beginning this Saturday, December 19th we wanted to take the opportunity to wish you a safe and happy holiday season. Below is an animated card created by FSU Libraries using illustrations from one of our very own herbals! While a lemon tree might seem like an odd choiceContinue reading “Happy Holidays from FSU Special Collections & Archives”
Valentine’s Day gained popularity in the United States with the introduction of mass-produced Valentines cards around the middle of the 19th century. Most of these early cards have long since disappeared, but we are fortunate to have many examples of early 20th century valentines here in Special Collections & Archives. Aside from being a repositoryContinue reading “Vintage Valentines in the Archives”
Florida State University is closed Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5 in observance of the 4th of July holiday. We in Special Collections & Archives are off to enjoy our long weekend in the Florida sun. We’ll resume our normal operating schedule on Monday, July 8 (without too bad a sunburn we hope)
Our Reading Rooms will be closed until January 2, 2019. Please note Strozier Library is also closed until this date starting December 17, 2018. Our hours January 2-4, 2019 will be 10am to 4:30pm. We will resume normal operating hours on Monday, January 7, 2019. We wish you all a safe and merry holiday season!
Special Collections & Archives, along with Strozier Library, the Claude Pepper Library and the Heritage Museum are closed in observance of Independence Day. All our spaces will resume normal hours on Thursday, July 5, 2018. We wish you a safe and happy Fourth of July!
Special Collections & Archives will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. We will resume our normal hours on Tuesday, May 29. We wish you all a safe and fun holiday weekend!
All of us here in Special Collections & Archives wish you and your family a safe and wonderful holiday season! We have a series of children’s books in the Shaw collection that was published especially for children at the holidays in the late 1800s and early 1900s. This cover comes from one of our favoritesContinue reading “Happy Holidays from FSU Special Collections”
From all of us here at FSU Special Collection & Archives, we wish you and your family a safe and lovely Thanksgiving holiday. Special Collections & Archives will close at 11:30am on Wednesday, November 22 and remain closed Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24. We will return to our normal operating hours on Monday,Continue reading “Giving Thanks”
Happy Labor Day, or the unofficial end of summer in the US. Here in the South, students have been back to school since mid-August in some cases but we have had a few pleasant mornings so maybe a north Florida fall is coming earlier than usual? We can only hope! In celebration of Labor Day,Continue reading “Labor Day”
It’s that time of the year! The Special Collections & Archives Research Center and Norwood Reading Room will be open 10am to 4:30pm Monday, December 19 to Friday, December, 23. The Claude Pepper Library will be open 9am to 5pm Monday, December 19 to Thursday, December 22. The Pepper Library will be closed on Friday,Continue reading “Holidays Hours”