University of South Florida
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
The Autograph Collection is a series of materials acquired and curated by the University of South Florida library, including correspondence, photographs, and assorted signatures.The second series in this collection consists of 49 personal autograph books from the United States, with two books written in the German language.
Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas (1870-1945) eloped with Olive Custance (1874-1944), the daughter of Colonel Frederic Hambleton Custance (1844-1925), in 1902. They had their first and only child, Raymond, in the same year. Colonel Custance did not approve of their relationship, perhaps because of Lord Alfred's association with Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
The bulk of this collection consists of printed materials related to Dr. Gladys Shafran Kashdin’s professional career at the University of South Florida.
This collection consists of materials relating to the 1962-1964 Johns Committee investigation of the University of South Florida. The collection includes correspondence, press statements, statements to the Florida legislature, editorials, various newsletters and newspaper clippings, as well as the typescript of "The Controversity," John Egerton’s unpublished 300-page study of the Johns Committee.
A collection of personal papers from Martin M. LaGodna, former associate professor of History at USF, and former Assistant Director of the American Association of University Professors, including his Dissertation from Florida State University and personal correspondence.
The materials in this collection include biographical material, photographs, Sun Dome documents, documents relating to the Sun Belt Athletic Conference, and other materials relating primarily to Dr. Bowers’ work with USF sports.
The papers consist of drafts and working papers for his history of early development of the University of South Florida. The papers were published as The Vision of a Contemporary University: A Case Study of Expansion and Development in American Higher Education, 1950-1975 through Tampa: University Presses of Florida, 1982.
Collection includes handmade, bound books of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry written and illustrated by elementary school children (grades kindergarten to 5).
Materials include correspondence, publications, reports, legislative proposals, campaign materials, maps, photographs, newspaper clippings, bills, and charters. The range of subjects covered includes busing, education, transportation, state universities, the Hillsborough County Charter, housing, taxes, reapportionment, the revision of the State Constitution, school desegregation in Hillsborough County, the Equal Rights Amendment, and the Johns Committee.
The collection contains copies of the University of South Florida's campus newspaper, The Oracle, for the years 1960 - 2013, including the former incarnation of the paper, then known as the Campus Edition of the Tampa Tribune. The newspapers are arranged by year and by month-year format.