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Valrico Women's Club ledgers

Identifier: MS-1987-09

Financial ledgers of the Valrico Women's Club.

Dates: Created: 1923-1947

Vernon Peeples Materials

Identifier: MS-1996-10

A collection of documents from former Florida Representative Vernon Peeples.

Dates: Created: 1995-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1996

Victoria Booth Demarest papers

Identifier: MS-1984-03
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of photocopies of revised versions of Ms. Demarest's play The Empty House, with manuscript annotations/revisions. Accompanying the play revisions is a letter from Ms. Demarest to Nancy Cole dated March 27, 1981 and a letter from Nancy Cole to "Donna" relative to the disposition of the Demarest items, and a memo from "Charlyne" in the USF Theatre Department transmitting the Demarest materials to USF Special Collections. Also present in the collection are an...
Dates: Created: 1934-1984; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1984

W. F. Miller Papers

Identifier: MS-1992-08

A scrapbook containing news clippings and other miscellaneous materials relating to Valrico, Florida and agricultural activities in West Central Florida, 1908 - 1917.

Dates: Created: 1908 - 1917; Other: Date acquired: 07/27/1992

Walter F. Snyder collection

Identifier: MS-1994-10

A collection of papers, documents, correspondence and other miscellaneous items pertaining to Dr. Walter F. Snyder, historian and classicist. Snyder is perhaps best known as the person who fixed for the first time ever the exact date the Alexandrian calendar was established.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 06/09/1994

Walter Heinrich collection

Identifier: H49
Scope and Contents

Three quarters of the collection contains information on administration; the remaining quarter contains information on training. The administrative portion includes documents regarding the office’s accreditation, creating a new jail, the Community Corrections Partnership Act, Jail Administrators Conference, a speech, and a jail report. Items concerning training consist of police and administration examinations and articles relating to basic field training.

Dates: Created: 1958-1992

Walter P. Fuller papers

 Collection — Container: Manuscripts; correspondence; photographs
Identifier: MS-1987-01
Scope and Contents

Materials consist of correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The collection relates primarily to Fuller's activities as a real estate developer during and after the Florida land boom. Subjects covered include farming, fish, Florida natural history, Florida population and economy, geology, hurricanes, the New Deal, and real estate in Cuba, Levy County, Melbourne, Ocala and Sarasota County.

Dates: Created: 1800-1973; Other: Majority of material found in 1918-1973; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1987

Wamsley Collection of Spanish American War photographs

Identifier: MS-1986-01

Photographs taken by Othar Cortland Wamsley, a soldier with the 157th Indiana Volunteer Regiment in Tampa and Port Tampa during the Spanish-American War, 1898. Wamsley contracted malaria in Tampa and never got to Cuba. Photographs in the collection relate to military sites, ports, and local affairs.

Dates: Created: 1898; Other: Date acquired: 09/00/1986

War memories collection

Identifier: MS-1999-06
Abstract The box includes memoirs from two World War II veterans, Raymond J. Lorenz and Jim McGee. Lorenz served in the Army Air Corps and donated his collection of aerial photographs taken during his bombing runs over Europe, with Lorenz's personal memories providing the commentary and context on those photos. Jim McGee's honest and personal memoir, written at the behest of his family, begins with his early attempt to enlist, his drafting into the Army, and his personal experiences ranging from...
Dates: Created: 1917-1999

Warsaw Ghetto Photographs

Identifier: MS-2008-14
Scope and Contents

Consists of 35 photographs of daily life in the Warsaw ghetto, showing street scenes with signs in Polish and German, the building of the wall, the transportation of goods, and men at work.

Dates: Created: 1940-1943

Washington Family papers

Identifier: Z99

This collection documents both business and personal transactions of the Washington family, with particular emphasis on items created or used by Sam Washington, Mary Washington, and Mary Louise Washington Delaney/Delancy.

Dates: Other: 1893-1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1893-1964

Watercolor sketches of South American Peoples

Identifier: FA-1974-01

The collection consists of eight watercolor sketches by an unknown artist depicting South American people in the mid 19th century. Items are signed as follows: 1. "Aquatero. Water seller." 2. "Un Indis del Interior. An Indian from the interior." 3. "Vendedor di Chica de Piña. Seller of Pine cheecha." 4. India. Indian." 5. Friar. Frayle." 6. "Indian Vendedor de cochyayny.Indian fruit seller." Watercolors 7 and 8 are not signed with a title.

Dates: Mid 19th century

Wehman Collection of Florida Spanish American War photographs

Identifier: MS-1994-11

Images in this collection depict military camp life of officers stationed in Tampa during the Spanish American War, as well as the innerworkings of the Port of Tampa during the period. Identified regiments include: 4th Cavalry, 69th New York, and 32nd. Unidentified troops, cavalry, medical officers, bugle players, officers, and Red Cross officials are represented in the photographs. Also pictured are ships, weaponry, and military drills. All photographs are dated 1898.

Dates: Created: 1898; Other: Majority of material found in 1898; Other: Date acquired: 10/03/1994

William and Edna Hodges collection

Identifier: MS-2013-08

The William and Edna Hodges collection is comprised of materials ranging from photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, playbills, pamplets and miscellaneous documents. These materials mostly document their interests in various theatres and concerts in the Tampa Bay Area, but they also document productions they viewed in New York City and other parts of the United States.

Dates: Created: 1920-1980

William E. Allen labor union collection

Identifier: MS-1996-01
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs, papers, and ephemera of the Florida AFL-CIO labor union that Allen collected in his 29 years of service to the organization.

Dates: Created: 1942-1979; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1970; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1996

William Knight Zewadski Classical movie stills collection

Identifier: Z11
Abstract This collection traces the relationship between antiquity and popular culture through the usage of Classical imagery on the screen and stage. Materials in the collection include photographs (both color and black and white), postcards, advertising materials, and other visual art from the late 19th–early 21st centuries. Most images are American or European in origin, showcasing themes of antiquity, mythology, and literature. The film stills range from the early silent era to more modern...
Dates: Created: 1860-2007; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2018

William Knight Zewadski collection

Identifier: Z02
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

William Tibbetts Brannon papers

Identifier: MS-1982-02
Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts of articles, research notes, periodical issues containing articles, awards and certificates, news clippings, and photographs. Series 1-8 were intially processed by format, however, for ease of access Series 9, the Author's Integrated Files, are in original order.

Dates: Created: 1937-1980; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1982

Women's American ORT (Southeast and Florida District) records

Identifier: MS-1993-10

Organizational records for the Women's American ORT (Organization for Rehabilitation through Training) network for the Southeast and Florida districts.

Dates: Created: 1985-1993; Other: Date acquired: 07/00/1993

Works Progress Administration (WPA) Tampa Office records

Identifier: MS-1982-08

The bulk of this collection includes manuscripts and revised typescripts for the Florida edition of the American Guide series produced by the Works Progress Administration.

Dates: Created: 1917 - 1943; Other: Majority of material found within 1935 - 1943; Other: 1982

World AIDS Day collection

Identifier: MS-2015-16

This collection is comprised materials related to the World AIDS Day at the University of South Florida.

Dates: Created: 1995 - 2002; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2015

World War II letters collection

Identifier: MS-1995-10

A collection of letters and narratives about individual experiences at the close of the Second World War.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 07/00/1995

World War II photographs

Identifier: MS-2008-15
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 174 photographs which were taken towards the end of World War II in France and Germany. All of the photos were retrieved by American solders from a house in France.

Dates: Created: 1940-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/29/2008

WUSF Media Archives

Identifier: MS-2003-12

Items from the WUSF station, located at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, from 1973 to 2003. Items include reel-to-reel tapes, cassette tapes, and videocassettes.

Dates: Created: 11/13/1973-5/28/2003

Wyatt Rainey Blassingame papers

Identifier: MS-1965-02
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, and copies of newspaper clippings. The bulk of the collection dates 1964-1966. Works featured in the collection include: Combat nurses; First book of the seashore; First book on American expansion; Jack Gaither, winning coach; Juan Ponce DeLeon; Naturalists and explorers; Out-island doctor; The Boy Scout story; and U.S. frogmen of World War II.

Dates: Created: 1955-1968; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1965

Ybor City Chamber of Commerce records

Identifier: MS-1990-06
Scope and Contents

Contents of the collection include financial records, event and planning information, grant information, correspondence, publicity materials, and insurance information.

Dates: Created: 1969-1984; Other: Date acquired: 03/00/1990

Ybor City Rotary Club records

Identifier: MS-2020-04

Organizational records of the Ybor City Rotary Club.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1993

Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla records

Identifier: MS-2005-13

Collection primarily consists of Gasparilla brochures and programs.

Dates: Created: 1917-2006

Yellowback Press collection

Identifier: MS-2013-16
Scope and Contents

The collection contains files from the Yellowback Library, including items on Children's Literature, authors, correspondence, newspaper clippings, popular culture, artists and illustrators, and some legal documents.

Dates: Created: 1981-1995

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