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The Yeti Collection, 2005-2011 | FSU Special Collections & Archives

By S. Morris and B. Altman

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Collection Overview

Title: The Yeti Collection, 2005-2011Add to your cart.

ID: 01/MSS 2011-0323

Extent: 0.8 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 03/23/2011

Forms of Material: Newspapers., Postcards.

Languages: English


The Yeti Collection (2005-2011, 1 cubic ft.) documents the history and activities of The Yeti, an independent student organization publishing a newspaper at Florida State University and in the local Tallahassee community. The collection includes published student newspapers (2005-2011), postcards with artwork (2010-2011), handbooks for editors (2008-2010), information on advertising in The Yeti, and a Yeti t-shirt.

Collection Historical Note

The Yeti organization was founded in April 2005 by a small group of Florida State University students.The Yeti publication focuses on issues that affect the Florida State University campus, the Tallahassee community and society at large. The organization strives to provide a voice to the underrepresented on local and grassroots issues, spark a dialogue between students and community members, and serve as a venue for commentary and artistic expression.

Subject/Index Terms

Student clubs and organizations
Student newspapers and periodicals.

Administrative Information

Repository: FSU Special Collections & Archives

Access Restrictions: Postcards may contain content not suitable for researchers under age 17.

Use Restrictions: The collection is available for research use in Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Donated by The Yeti organization per Thomas Nudi

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Special Journal Issues],
[Series 2: Handbooks for Editors],
[Series 3: Advertising],
[Series 4: Artwork],
[Series 5: Memorabilia],
[Series 6: Writings and Related Publications],

Series 1: Special Journal IssuesAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 2005Add to your cart.
The November 2005 issue (Vol. 2, issue 4) is signed by comedian Lewis Black on the cover.
Folder 2: 2011Add to your cart.
Includes March and April 2011 issues signed by the editors.
Series 2: Handbooks for EditorsAdd to your cart.
Includes Campus Progress contract, contact sheets, Student Organization Recognition Application, financial certification forms, information on reporting techniques, and interviewing and writing tips.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Handbook for Editors, 2008-2010Add to your cart.
Includes some earlier forms back to 2006 that are required for recordkeeping.
Folder 4: Handbook for Editors, 2008-2010.Add to your cart.
Includes information about general operations, advertising, code of ethics, completed journalism skills evaluation forms.
Series 3: AdvertisingAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Advertising information and samples, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Includes business cards from local businesses with which they keep in contact for advertising.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Series 4: ArtworkAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Postcards with artwork, 2010-2011Add to your cart.
Includes colored drawing made by Morgan Kayser, an editor-in-chief, of the blog editor Phillip Garami saying in a caption "I am handsome blog editor Phillip. I say crazy stuff, listen to Tom Jones in the car, and look like John Smith." There is also a printed listing of the post card transcriptions on card stock.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Series 5: MemorabiliaAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Yeti T-Shirt, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Letter from Leon County Commissioner at Large Cliff Thaell, complementing the Yeti editorial staff on their accomplishments, 2006Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: Yeti Beer Bottle.  Bottled Jan. 31, 2011.Add to your cart.
Brewed and Bottled by Great Divide Brewing Company, Denver, CO
Series 6: Writings and Related PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "About Me" summaries of three editors, circa 2010Add to your cart.
Brief biographical sketches of former editors: Ian Thomas, Emily Ostermeyer, Marcello Iaia, and Erika Sloop.
Folder 2: "Archives" article, by Thomas NudiAdd to your cart.
Materials Thomas Nudi used for the article, "The Future of History and Preserving It," April 4, 2011, pp. 12-13, including a personal notebook used for interviews.
Folder 3: Get Green, Fall 2010, Issue 5Add to your cart.
Get Green is published by the Yeti's faculty advisor.
Folder 4: SBEAdd to your cart.
Notes taken by Thomas Nudi during an interview he made with SBE, a Tallahassee hip hop musical duo. There is also a notebook filled with notes from the interview.
Folder 5: Yeti Mission Statement draftAdd to your cart.
Handwritten alterations written by Stefan Massol for the adjusted Yeti mission statement.
Item 2: CD: TNudi=YetiAdd to your cart.
The unfinished Yeti rap entitled "The Yeti."  It is the unfinished version of Thomas Nudi's verse on the track to the portion of the beat he rapped over.
Item 3: CD: Stefan Massol Test 1: The Yeti.Add to your cart.
An article written by Stefan Massol for one of his graduate school classes about the Yeti.

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[Series 1: Special Journal Issues],
[Series 2: Handbooks for Editors],
[Series 3: Advertising],
[Series 4: Artwork],
[Series 5: Memorabilia],
[Series 6: Writings and Related Publications],

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