|Gainesville, Florida |
This site is located in the NorthCentral region of the state.
The Smathers Library building (formerly known as "Library East") is adjacent to Library West (which is on the northeast edge of campus on University Avenue).
The Special Collections of the George A. Smathers Library includes the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History and University Archives. Thought to be he state’s preeminent Floridiana collection, the Yonge collection includes the papers of Governor Spessard Holland, Florida’s Governor from 1941 – 1945. Miscellaneous small collections include diaries, photographs, and other material from the war period. In addition, the University Archives contain a photographic collection of war-related images.