External Web Sites
The site is a unique digital collection of material contributed
by partner institutions to create a virtual place where
visitors can discover what Central Florida was like before
theme parks and the space program. Diaries and letters describe
the region and how people survived day-by-day in this extreme
and rugged environment. Maps, photographs, and postcards
illustrate how the region looked in the early years and
how it changed over time.
The site provides information and links on the geography,
people, politics, and economics of the fifty states. Includes
information pertaining to Florida's
and much more.
and History, from the Office of Cultural, Historical and Information
The site includes resources for the state's symbols, historial
reports, history, and statistical information.
The society fulfills its mission to publish materials on
Florida history through its publication of The Florida
Historical Quarterly and through its fledgling Florida
Historical Society Press which publishes monographs, novels,
and other works on Florida's history.
The Florida Memory
The project presents a selection of historical records
that illustrate significant moments in Florida's history,
educational resources for students of all ages and archival
collections for historical research. Selected original records,
photographs, and other materials from the collections of
the State Library and Archives of Florida are used.
The Florida Museum of
The museum has more than 20 million specimens of amphibians,
birds, butterflies, fish, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, vertebrate
and invertebrate fossils, and recent and fossil plants,
and databases is the largest natural history museum in the
Southeast. The site includes online
exhibits that allows users to explore special topics
that are only available online.
Florida on Florida is a catalog of digital materials related
to Florida. Items include maps, photographs, postcards,
books, and manuscripts.
on the Web, from University of South Florida (USF) Libraries
Floridiana provides resources for Florida's students ranging
from kindergarten to the university level, as well as for
scholars of any age, anywhere, who have an interest in the
history of Florida. It includes documents, images, and audio
and video recordings drawn from collections held throughout
the USF libraries.
Writers Project Digital Collection
The materials presented in the digital collection are
a small portion of the papers of Dr.
Carita Doggett Corse, director of the Florida Federal
Writers' Project from its inception in 1935 until 1942.
The 15 linear feet of files consist mainly of typescripts
for the WPA Writers' Project for the state of Florida. The
information in the files represents writers' efforts during
the 1930s and the early 1940s.
MyFlorida.com is the gateway to Florida state government
Web sites and information. The site includes selected resources
on federal, county, and local government.
National Park Service (NPS)
The fundamental purpose of the NPS is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such
means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. The NPS provides highlights, statistics, and a list of national parks for Florida.
P. K. Yonge Library of Florida History
The site includes links to colonial history online, subjects
of interest, pictorial items from the collections, guide
to manuscript collections, the P. K. Yonge Historical Map
Collection, and information on newspaper collections.
Publication of Archival,
Library & Museum Materials (PALMM)
Publication of Archival, Library & Museum Materials
(PALMM) is a cooperative initiative of the public universities
of Florida to provide digital access to important source
materials for research and scholarship.
University of Florida
Digital Collections (UFDC)
The site is a research tool that enables a user to find
unique and rare digitized materials held at the University
of Florida (UF) and partner institutions. With UFDC, remote
and local researchers can learn about holdings in a physical
collection and receive open access to the online full content
of the resource. This is a constantly growing collection