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2nd Seminole War Dead

"After the war's conclusion in 1842, the remains of Dade, his men, and more than 1,300 other soldiers who died during the war, were reinterred in three large funerary vaults at what was then the St. Francis Barracks Cemetery and topped with a coquina stone pyramid."

Leland Hawes Undergraduate Prize in Florida Studies

The Tampa Bay History Center and University of South Florida Libraries’ Florida Studies Center invite undergraduate student submissions for the Leland Hawes Undergraduate Prize in Florida Studies.

Undergraduate students working toward a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to apply. Subjects must cover Florida Studies ranging from Florida’s pre-colonial past through the twentieth century. Proper citations must be included.

2015 Julian Pleasants Visiting Scholar Award Open to Applicants Researching Florida/the American South at the University of Florida

Gainesville, FL—The University of Florida’s Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP) is now accepting applications for the Julian Pleasants Visiting Scholar Award, open to individuals wishing to conduct research using the resources of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program or Special Collections at the George A. Smathers Libraries. See below for application procedures.