P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History
Founded at UF in 1945. Previously a private collection in Pensacola (date of origin 1892). Created by P.K. Yonge and his son Julien Yonge. Especially strong in the colonial history of Florida and in 19th century history. Extent: 25,000+ books and periodicals; 2,000+ historic maps of Florida; 10,000 brochures and pamphlets; 2,000 stereoview images; 5,000 photographs; 3,000 citrus crate labels; and 24,000+ postcards. Manuscripts and diaries include major collections on the Seminole wars and Civil War, on Florida literature and writers, on agriculture, the environment, and natural history, and on Florida politics.