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Florida Book Collection

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The main Florida Collection in Special Collections & Archives is a collection of books and periodicals about Florida and by Florida authors. These materials include such topics as local history, guidebooks, cookbooks, business directories, politics, Native Americans, archaeology, and the environment.

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Account of East-Florida: with a Journal, kept by John Bartram of Philadelphia, botanist to His Majesty for the Floridas; upon a journey from St. Augustine up the river St. John's
Account of East-Florida: with a Journal, kept by John Bartram of Philadelphia, botanist to His Majesty for the Floridas; upon a journey from St. Augustine up the river St. John's
Dedication signed: William Stork., Third edition (London, 1769) published under title: A description of East-Florida.
Address before the Dialectic society of the Corps of cadets
Address before the Dialectic society of the Corps of cadets
By Lieutenant Benjamin Alvord, U.S.A., Summary: Sub-title: in commemoration of the gallant conduct of the nine graduates of the Military academy, and other officers of the United States' army, who fell in the battles which took place in Florida, on the 28th of December, 1835, and the 25th of December, 1837; the former called Dade's battle, the latter, the battle of Okee-cho-bee. Delivered at West Point, N. Y., on the 29th December, 1838
Address on sanitation
Address on sanitation
Summary: Inscribed by the author to the Georgia Medical Society. By Dr. W.H. Elliott, Sanitary Inspector National Board of Health, before the board of Health, Jacksonville, Fla.
Among the Seminole Indians of southern Florida
Among the Seminole Indians of southern Florida
Our mission to the Cheyennes of Whirlwind, Okla., by Harriet M. Beddell.
Autobiography of Thomas Douglas
Autobiography of Thomas Douglas
Summary: Title page has name R. C. Long written at top (Richard Call Long), and notes in the same hand on pages 73-75 of the text.
Birds of the Everglades and their neighbors the Seminole Indians.
Birds of the Everglades and their neighbors the Seminole Indians.
Summary: Book including photographs of Florida bird species and descriptions of various Seminole customs, traditions, legends, and bird symbols.
Calendar of Florida University
Calendar of Florida University
Book outlining the offered classes, required textbooks, various colleges, and faculty at Florida University.
Camping and Cruising in Florida
Camping and Cruising in Florida
Summary: Book written by James A. Henshall to describe the two years he spent traveling throughout Florida, including illustrations and detailed accounts of what Henshall witnessed. The book also provides an index of other publications from Robert Clarke & Co.
Case of the Florida claimants
Case of the Florida claimants
Summary: Abstract of material contents (handwritten list of contents and litigants' names, with dates 1813-1829) on t.p. verso. Handwritten on title page: for losses occasioned in the war with America by British merchants on neutral ground - established by verdict at law but on a question of constitutional doctrine raised in the case of Forbes vs. Cochrane and Cockburn argued in the Court of Kings Bench Michas term, 4 Geo. 4, 1823 was set aside ...
Climatology of Florida
Climatology of Florida
Summary: "Reprint from Transactions, Florida medical association, session of 1880." On cover: 1881.
Conquest of Florida by Hernando de Soto
Conquest of Florida by Hernando de Soto
Summary: Volume one of a book written by the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto and translated by Theodore Irving which explains Hernando de Soto’s adventures to the New World and his subsequent conquest of much land in Florida.
Conquest of Florida, by Hernando de Soto
Conquest of Florida, by Hernando de Soto
Based upon "La Florida del Inca" of Garcilaso de la Vega, and the English translation of 1686 of the anonymous "Relaçam verdadeira".

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