The P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History regularly provides support for class assignments in American history, Florida history, anthropology, and museum studies, as well as courses taught by the English Department, Women’s Studies, African American Studies, and Romance Languages. Consult this page to find help and research assistance on classes for the current semester. We also have an internship program.
Instruction and guidance on research the class assignment to write a short biography of a person in Florida history.
Guide to online databases, library resources, sample primary sources related to the British colonial period in East and West Florida.
Online sources, library resources and databases, suggested readings, and general information on researching the Civil War in Florida.
Students desiring hands-on training as an intern in Special Collections can arrange for an internship through the Undergraduate Coorinator in the History Department.
Featured Intern Project
By Austin Light, with Caitlin Logroño, James Cusick and Bridget Bihm-Manuel. A sample of travel memoirs, featuring the visit of a Philadelphia couple in 1874; the world-trotting Raymentons on a tour in 1916; Ivar Widing, a young Bostonian, making a one-man sea trip in 1915-1916; and a North Carolina coal baron in 1920.
Class Projects Online
History undergraduates created online blogs examining icons and imagery in American culture. Supervised by Prof. Matt Gallman (History, University of Florida)
K-12 Resources on Spanish Colonial St. Augustine
Developed as part of summer teacher workshops through the Florida Humanities Council, all materials on this website are open-access for free use in school classrooms.