FGCU Library is pleased to announce our new Archives & Special Collections EAD finding aids! Please explore the collections currently available. Check back often as more will continue to be added. For further information or to make an appointment please contact: Melissa Minds VandeBurgt at (239) 590-7658.
Jarvis Howard Collection
The Jarvis Howard collection consists of photographs and diaries documenting his years as a Punta Gorda homesteader from 1875-1877.
Minnie Gatewood kept diaries chronicling her life in Southwest Florida. Mrs. Gatewood wrote mainly of her travels and family life, and her role as a minister’s wife. The five volumes of her diary cover her life from 1892 to 1900. Physical copies are located in the FGCU Library archives.
PALMM (Publication of Archival Library & Museum Materials) is a cooperative initiative of the public universities of Florida to provide digital access to important source materials for research and scholarship. Projects may involve a single university or may be collaborative efforts between a university and partners within or outside of the state university system.
This website provides access to thousands of documents, photographs, films and audio recordings related to almost every city, town or county in Florida. From the collections of the State Library and Archives of Florida.
Southwest Florida Environmental Documents Collection
This site is a collection of recent and historical scientific information related to the environment of Southwest Florida, the Caloosahatchee River and its watershed. There are reports, surveys, monographs and other materials.
Harbor Information Resource Center
This web site is a primary gateway to the ecosystem information resources of the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program.