Please watch FGCU's Archives and Special Collections virtual event “Reflections on Healthcare” via Zoom.
Moderated by Jarrett Eady and Jim Nathan, a panel reflects on the history of midwifery, Jones Walker Hospital, and issues regarding access to healthcare. The event is in conjunction with the exhibition, The Black Experience in Lee County, which runs through April 28th, 2022. You can visit the show Monday through Friday from 9 am-5 pm on the third floor of FGCU's Bradshaw Library, room LIB322.
The University Archives is the official repository of records for Florida Gulf Coast University and serves as its institutional memory. The Special Collections curates a collection of rare and unique materials documenting the cultural and environmental history of Southwest Florida. Our team works to expand and preserve our collections, develop scholarly resources, and provide global access to the collections through DigitalFGCU.
Develop archival collections that are equitably representative of all communities residing within Southwest Florida in hopes of spurring crucial conversations and scholarship while contributing to the historical record.
Collect critical resources pertaining to the environmental ecology of Southwest Florida.
Foster partnerships through fundraising and donor engagement in an effort to expand access to unique and rare primary resources.
Deliver diverse and inclusive educational programming to FGCU and the Southwest Florida community.
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