With over 5,000 interviews and more than 150,000 pages of transcribed material, the SPOHP collection is one of the largest oral history archives in the South and one of the top collections in the country.
Our largest collection contains more than 900 interviews with Native Americans including Seminoles, Cherokees, and Creeks. Other major holdings include projects on African Americans in Florida, Civil Rights action in St. Augustine (1964), and the University of Florida.
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The SPOHP archive is available for use by research scholars, students, journalists, genealogists, and other interested groups.
Documents may be accessed through the UF Digital Collection, as well as our archive in Pugh Hall.
If you are using any of the content from our digital collection, please make sure you reference it properly. You can click on the book to the right to see information regarding citing the SPOHP collection!
The following is a small sample of the projects in our vast collection:
SPOHP also houses sound archives, which include University of Florida-related speeches; videotapes of television interviews with Dean Rusk, William C. Westmoreland, and George McGovern; Native American slides and photographs; and 350 recordings of music, including concerts, folk music, and Native American chants.
Access the 2004 Catalog of Collections
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