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Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Autograph Collection

Identifier: MS-1974-01

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.

Dates: Created: 1826-1950; Other: Acquired 1974

Betty Castor papers

Identifier: MS-2003-05
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of printed materials, such as newspaper clippings and publications, documenting Castor’s political career.  Also accompanying the papers are numerous awards and plaques presented to Castor for her service to the citizens of Florida.  In August 2008, action was taken to re-assess and weed the plaques and awards.  Only those items that were considered relative to the history of the University of South Florida or of significance to Betty Castor’s career were...
Dates: Created: 1962-1999; Other: Date acquired: 03/27/2003

Committee on Issues of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (USF)

Identifier: MS-2018-02
Abstract This collection includes materials related to The President's Committee on Issues of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (CISOGI) at the University of South Florida. CISOGI reports to the President of the University and has the following self-stated agenda: "The President's Committee on Issues of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (CISOGI) is charged to (a) advise the President on matters pertaining to issues of sexual and/or affectional orientation as they pertain to USF faculty,...
Dates: Created: 2004-2018; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2018

Custance-Douglas correspondence

Identifier: MS-1980-02

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).

Dates: Created: 1902-1913

Dr. Evelyn M. Duvall collection

Identifier: MS-2008-07

This collection consists of the professional papers of Evelyn Ruth Millis Duvall, an academic in the field of family development.

Dates: Created: 1986-1990; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2008

Dr. Gladys Shafran Kashdin papers

Identifier: MS-2004-06

The bulk of this collection consists of printed materials related to Dr. Gladys Shafran Kashdin’s professional career at the University of South Florida.

Dates: Created: 1964 - 2002; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2004

Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) archives

Identifier: F12

Administrative records of the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health, 1970-1989.

Dates: Created: 1970-1989

John W. Egerton papers

Identifier: MS-1965-03
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1961-1965; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1965

Martin Michael LaGodna papers

Identifier: MS-2013-05

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.

Dates: Created: 1937-1978

Richard T. Bowers papers

Identifier: MS-2003-04
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1960-1984; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2003

Russell M. Cooper papers

Identifier: C28

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.

Dates: Created: 1960-1975

Sami Al-Arian collection

Identifier: MS-2001-01
Scope and Contents The focus of this collection is primarily on the relationship between the University of South Florida and Sami Amin Al-Arian, from his hiring by the University in 1986 to the termination of his employment on February 26, 2003. The collection also documents the progress and resolution of the Al-Arian case subsequent to his dismissal by the university. It is comprised of copies of materials located through the internet, news clippings, documents obtained from USF administration, the United...
Dates: Created: 1986-2007; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2001

Suncoast Young Authors collection

 Collection — Handmade books
Identifier: S30
Scope and Contents

Collection includes handmade, bound books of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry written and illustrated by elementary school children (grades kindergarten to 5).

Dates: Created: 1984-1993; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1992

T. Terrell Sessums collection

Identifier: S09
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1963-1974; Other: Date acquired: 12/13/1974

USF ephemera collection

Identifier: E19

A collection of mostly printed ephemera related to USF and associated collegiate activites.

Dates: Created: 1960-1996

USF Graduate School Graduate Council

Identifier: U45

These are the meeting minutes and associated documents for the University of South Florida Graduate School Graduate Council.

Dates: Created: 1969-2008; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2016

USF Oracle clipping files

Identifier: U08
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1960-2013

USF photograph collection

Identifier: U10
Scope and Contents The University of South Florida (USF) Photograph Collection brings together photographs from two USF publications - Inside USF (the official magazine) and the Oracle (the student newspaper) - and a general collection of USF photographs.  By combining these collections, Special Collections has attempted to facilitate access, retrieval and use of USF photographs. This guide primarily serves as in index and provides a container listing and additional collection notes that indicate how some...
Dates: Created: 1958-1999

USF University Archives

Identifier: U24