Our Digital Collections

University of Florida DIGITAL COLLECTIONS

The P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History contributes heavily to the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Many of our manuscript collections, as well as individual diaries, memoirs, and letters can now be read and studied online

Jerry Chicone Jr. Florida Citrus Label Collection

Browse our collection of more than 3,000 Florida citrus crate labels.

Citrus label with an alligator holding a platter of oranges

The Papers of Governor C. Farris Bryant

From the political collections, the Papers of Governor C. Farris Bryant cover the years 1942 to 1977, with an emphasis on the Florida Legislative, gubernatorial elections in 1956 and 1960, and his career in the Federal Office of Emergency Planning.

'Bryant for Governer' pamphlet

America’s Swamp: the Historical Everglades Project

Our major collections on shifting policies about exploitation or preservation of the Everglades.

Vintage picture of the Everglades

The Historic St. Augustine collection

Research the history of the “Oldest City” via the collections of the Historic St. Augustine Preservation Board.

Historic St. Augustine

Rev. Alexander Linn Lantern Slides of Visits to the Seminole Indians

A digital version of fragile glass lantern slides made by Alexander Linn in the 1930s and 1940s during his travels among the Seminole encampments of South Florida.

Coffee Gopher on horseback

Al Burt’s Florida Public Talks

Al Burt, foreign correspondent and regular columnist for the Miami Herald, chronicled Florida’s traditional lifeways. Here is a selection of writings from his papers.

A photo of Al Burt in front of a Florida landscape