SP. Special Collections
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Portfolios of historic and modern textile arts, mounted on 18" X 14" boards, including woven palm fiber tapa cloth, batik, tie-dyed materials, embroidered and printed silk, cotton, linen, wool weaves, etc., gift of Dr. Lawrence Simonson in ca. 1952.
Scope and Contents Emanuel Haldeman-Julius began publishing Little Blue Books in 1919. He had written for several Socialist newspapers and edited the APPEAL TO REASON, a national Socialist weekly, before he launched the publication of his inexpensive paperback books. Till his deather in 1951, he issued some two thousand titles in the series, which ranged from THE RUBAIYAT, his first Little Blue Book, to HOW TO PSYCHOANALYZE YOURSELF, THE LIFE OF JESUS, and Schaopenhauer's ART OF CONTROVERSY. It is estimated that...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1984
Scope and Contents This is a collection of historical newspapers held at Olin Library, Rollins College, including several rolls of microfilms, loose issues of local and Florida titles, and special issues that mark historical events in history.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents This is a collection maintained by the Rollins College Archives that documents Zora Neale Hurston's life, literary career and her connection with the College in the 1930s, including: copies of her correspondence with college personnel, playbills and reviews on her folklore performances at Rollins' Recreation Hall, some audiovisual materials and the Zora Neale Hurston Festival in Eatonville, Florida, while the bulk of the collection consisting of secondary source materials on her biography and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930
Scope and Contents The lantern glass slide collection of religious studies was accumulated by Mrs. Flo V. Menninger during her 50-year career as one of the best-known Bible teachers in the US. In her home town of Topeka, Kansas starting in the 1890s, she had taught Bible to 6,000 women while using the slides as visual aids, decades before "visual education" was widely adopted by educators. Included in the collection are reproductions of the paintings of such masters as Michaelangelo, Titian, Leonardo da Vinci,...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents The collection contains A.J. Hanna's correspondence and research documentation for his book A Prince in Their Midst. Published in 1946, it was given to Rollins College Library on June 14, 1948, by A.J. Hanna. The collection is a mixture of original documents and photocopies of biographical sketches, correspondence and documentation by and about the Murat family and friends, newspaper clippings, photographs, legal records, and memorabilia. The Murat letters...
Dates: Created: 1814-1948; Other: Majority of material found in 1930-1946; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/1949
Scope and Contents This gift was made by Mrs. J. Henry Porter of Atlanta, Georgia in 1955 . Through her friendship with Professors Edwin Grover and A. J. Hanna, Frances S. Porter decided to donated her collection of Frankliniana to the Rollins College Library in memory of her nephew Candler Campbell.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of biographical material on Annie Russell, the woman and the actress; it is difficult to separate the one from the other. However, the main focus of this collection is to provide insight into the woman behind the roles. The collection documents Annie's life from childhood through her early career, her rise to stardom and her exit from the limelight due to illness, and her subsequent resurgence with the opening of The Annie Russell Theatre. The collection begins with...
Dates: Created: c. 1870s-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1877-1936
Scope and Contents Most of the collection (72 linear feet) consists of the books and periodicals that Morse assembled over his forty years as a collector, which Olin Library maintains using funds provided by Morse. The books include not only Shiel’s works but also works by other authors that he knew, such as, Louis Tracy. Morse also collected books about science fiction and works that mention Shiel or his work. Of especial interest are the issues of such old periodicals as Strand...
Dates: Created: 1865-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1945-1985; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1988
Content Description The Winter Park Garden Club (WPGC) was first established by the Winter Park Women's Club after holding its first flower show in Florida in 1922. As a non-profit organization, WPGC dedicates itself to further the education of members and the public in the fields of gardening, horticulture, botany, landscape design, conservation of natural resources, civic beautification, public sanitation, and nature studies. Besides Flower Shows, the organization also sponsors Experts' Talks, Hands on...
Dates: 1922 - 2017