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FLORIDA HISTORY RESOURCES: AMH 3421 Sources for Undergraduate Research

Primary Sources and Collections

Sources on the First and Second Seminole Wars

Historiography

Historiographical Essays

Hoffman, Paul E. “The Historiography of Sixteenth-Century La Florida.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 91, no. 3, 2013, pp. 308–348. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/43487512. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Landers, Jane. “Historiography of Seventeenth-Century La Florida.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 92, no. 3, 2014, pp. 470–479. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/43487612. Accessed 4 July 2020.

McEwan, Bonnie G. “The Historical Archaeology of Seventeenth-Century La Florida.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 92, no. 3, 2014, pp. 491–523. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/43487614. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Johnson, Sherry. “The Historiography of Eighteenth-Century Florida.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 93, no. 3, 2015, pp. 296–326. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/43487692. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Cusick, James G. “Historiography of Nineteenth-Century Florida.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 94, no. 3, 2016, pp. 295–319., www.jstor.org/stable/24769274. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Research Help

For research assistance with the colonial era, contact:

James G. Cusick

Curator, P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History

George A Smathers Library

University of Florida

Gainesville FL  32611

jgcusick@ufl.edu

Cell/Text: 904-417-5801

Main website:  https://pkyonge.uflib.ufl.edu/

Research Guide to the Collections:  https://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/floridahistory/guide

Educational Sites and Historical Landmarks

E-Books and Online Publications

Articles Available Online or as Downloadable PDFs in JSTOR

The following articles can be accessed electronically through the JSTOR link in the catalog of the University of Florida Libraries.

Lyon, Eugene. “The Enterprise of Florida.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 52, no. 4, 1974, pp. 411–422. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/30145933. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Hann, John H. “Summary Guide to Spanish Florida Missions and Visitas. With Churches in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.” The Americas, vol. 46, no. 4, 1990, pp. 417–513. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/1006866. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Milanich, Jerald T. “Laboring in the Fields of the Lord.” Archaeology, vol. 49, no. 1, 1996, pp. 60–69. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41770988. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Blanton, Justin B. “The Role of Cattle Ranching in the 1656 Timucuan Rebellion: A Struggle for Land, Labor, and Chiefly Power.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 92, no. 4, 2014, pp. 667–684. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/43488429. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Bushnell, Amy. “‘That Demonic Game’: The Campaign to Stop Indian Pelota Playing in Spanish Florida, 1675-1684.” The Americas, vol. 35, no. 1, 1978, pp. 1–19. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/980923. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Ferdinando, Peter. “A Translation History of Fontaneda.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 89, no. 2, 2010, pp. 210–251. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/29765167. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Bushnell, Amy Turner. “Escape of the Nickaleers: European-Indian Relations on the Wild Coast of Florida in 1696, from Jonathan Dickinson’s Journal.” Coastal Encounters: The Transformation of the Gulf South in the Eighteenth Century, edited by Richmond F. Brown, University of Nebraska Press,  2007, pp. 31–58. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt1djmgs5.7. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Landers, Jane. “Gracia Real De Santa Teresa De Mose: A Free Black Town in Spanish Colonial Florida.” The American Historical Review, vol. 95, no. 1, 1990, pp. 9–30. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/2162952. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Landers, Jane G. “Female Conflict and Its Resolution in Eighteenth-Century St. Augustine.” The Americas, vol. 54, no. 4, 1998, pp. 557–574. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/1007775. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Parker, Susan Richbourg. “In My Mother’s House: Dowry Property and Female Inheritance Patterns in Spanish Florida.” Signposts: New Directions in Southern Legal History, edited by Sally E. Hadden and Patricia Hagler Minter, University of Georgia Press, 2013, pp. 19–44. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt46n9w1.6. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Cameron B. Strang. “Indian Storytelling, Scientific Knowledge, and Power in the Florida Borderlands.” The William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 70, no. 4, 2013, pp. 671–700. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/10.5309/willmaryquar.70.4.0671. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Bauer, Deborah L. “"... In a Strange Place...": The Experiences of British Women during the Colonization of East & West Florida.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 89, no. 2, 2010, pp. 145–185. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/29765165. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Schwartz, Susan. “James Grant, British East Florida, and the Impending Imperial Crisis, 1764-1771.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 93, no. 3, 2015, pp. 327–353. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/43487693. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Smith, Roger. “The Failure of Great Britain's ‘Southern Expedition’ of 1776: Revisiting Southern Campaigns in the Early Years of the American Revolution, 1775-1779.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 93, no. 3, 2015, pp. 387–414. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/43487695. Accessed 4 July 2020.

“His Finest Hour: Pensacola, ‘I Alone.’” Bernardo De Gálvez: Spanish Hero of the American Revolution, by Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2018, pp. 180–244. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/10.5149/9781469640815_quinterosaravia.10. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Porter, Kenneth Wiggins. “Negroes and the Seminole War, 1817-1818.” The Journal of Negro History, vol. 36, no. 3, 1951, pp. 249–280. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/2715671. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Wright, J. Leitch. “A Note on the First Seminole War as Seen by the Indians, Negroes, and Their British Advisers.” The Journal of Southern History, vol. 34, no. 4, 1968, pp. 565–575. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/2204387. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Millett, Nathaniel. “The Radicalism of the First Seminole War and its Consequences.” Warring for America: Cultural Contests in the Era of 1812, edited by Nicole Eustace and Frederika J. Teute, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2017, pp. 164–202. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/10.5149/9781469631769_eustace.10. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Howard, Rosalyn. “‘Looking For Angola’: An Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Search for a Nineteenth Century Florida Maroon Community and Its Caribbean Connections.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 92, no. 1, 2013, pp. 32–68. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/43487549. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Rivers, Larry E. “Slavery in Microcosm: Leon County, Florida, 1824 to 1860.” The Journal of Negro History, vol. 66, no. 3, 1981, pp. 235–245. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/2716918. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Schafer, Daniel L. “‘A Class of People Neither Freemen nor Slaves’: From Spanish to American Race Relations in Florida, 1821-1861.” Journal of Social History, vol. 26, no. 3, 1993, pp. 587–609. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/3788628. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Denham, James M. “‘Some Prefer the Seminoles’: Violence and Disorder among Soldiers and Settlers in the Second Seminole War, 1835-1842.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 70, no. 1, 1991, pp. 38–54. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/30148093. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Rizzi, Christine A. “‘The Indians Are Scattering, I Fear’: Mobility and Power in the Second Seminole War.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 94, no. 3, 2016, pp. 411–425., www.jstor.org/stable/24769277. Accessed 4 July 2020.

Monaco, C. S. “‘Wishing That Right May Prevail’: Ethan Allen Hitchcock and the Florida War.” The Florida Historical Quarterly, vol. 93, no. 2, 2014, pp. 167–194. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/43487674. Accessed 4 July 2020.

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