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Unearthing St. Augustine's Colonial Heritage ( Postcard )

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Title:
Unearthing St. Augustine's Colonial Heritage ( Postcard )
Creator:
Hood, Barbara
Caswell, Thomas
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, FL
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George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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English
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Postcard

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Postcard for the NEH funded grant project for Unearthing St. Augustine's Colonial Heritage: An Interactive Digital Collection for the Nation's Oldest City, accessible online: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/USACH
General Note:
This project is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the George A. Smathers Libraries at University of Florida

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries respect the intellectual property rights of others and do not claim any copyright interest in this item. This item may be protected by copyright but is made available here under a claim of fair use (17 U.S.C. §107) for non-profit research and educational purposes. Users of this work have responsibility for determining copyright status prior to reusing, publishing or reproducing this item for purposes other than what is allowed by fair use or other copyright exemptions. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder. The Smathers Libraries would like to learn more about this item and invite individuals or organizations to contact Digital Services (UFDC@uflib.ufl.edu) with any additional information they can provide.

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UNEARTHING ST. AUGUSTINES COLONIAL HERITAGE: An Interactive Digital Collection for the Nations Oldest City UNEARTHING ST. AUGUSTINES COLONIAL HERITAGE: An Interactive Digital Collection for the Nations Oldest City UNEARTHING ST. AUGUSTINES COLONIAL HERITAGE: An Interactive Digital Collection for the Nations Oldest City UNEARTHING ST. AUGUSTINES COLONIAL HERITAGE: An Interactive Digital Collection for the Nations Oldest City

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Unearthing St. Augustines Colonial Heritage is a National Endowment for the Humanities grant-funded project to digitally preserve a collection of hidden and fragile resources related to colonial St. Augustine, consisting of 10,000 maps, drawings, photographs, and documents available freely online. Partnering with the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida (UF) to realize this project are the City of St. Augustine departments of Heritage Tourism and the Archaeology Program, the St. Augustine Historical Society, and Government House, which is managed by UF. The Unearthing St. Augustine materials are scattered among four different repositories which have been previously inaccessible to researchers worldwide. Among the important items to be unearthed, which date from the 16th century to the present, include archival materials from the following: Government House maps and overlays of the city, architectural drawings of historic structures, and related government documents St. Augustine Historical Society Spanish documents, transcriptions, and English language translations City of St. Augustine Archaeology Program records, photographs, and site summaries for 100 excavations conducted over the past 20 years Herschel Shepard Collection at UF drawings, photos and documents related to Shepards restoration and reconstruction of the citys colonial buildings The project will be a resource for researchers, historians, archaeologists, architects, and historic preservationists, and will help in telling St. Augustines unique story on a global scale. Unearthing St. Augustines Colonial Heritage is a National Endowment for the Humanities grant-funded project to digitally preserve a collection of hidden and fragile resources related to colonial St. Augustine, consisting of 10,000 maps, drawings, photographs, and documents available freely online. Partnering with the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida (UF) to realize this project are the City of St. Augustine departments of Heritage Tourism and the Archaeology Program, the St. Augustine Historical Society, and Government House, which is managed by UF. The Unearthing St. Augustine materials are scattered among four different repositories which have been previously inaccessible to researchers worldwide. Among the important items to be unearthed, which date from the 16th century to the present, include archival materials from the following: Government House maps and overlays of the city, architectural drawings of historic structures, and related government documents St. Augustine Historical Society Spanish documents, transcriptions, and English language translations City of St. Augustine Archaeology Program records, photographs, and site summaries for 100 excavations conducted over the past 20 years Herschel Shepard Collection at UF drawings, photos and documents related to Shepards restoration and reconstruction of the citys colonial buildings The project will be a resource for researchers, historians, archaeologists, architects, and historic preservationists, and will help in telling St. Augustines unique story on a global scale. Unearthing St. Augustines Colonial Heritage is a National Endowment for the Humanities grant-funded project to digitally preserve a collection of hidden and fragile resources related to colonial St. Augustine, consisting of 10,000 maps, drawings, photographs, and documents available freely online. Partnering with the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida (UF) to realize this project are the City of St. Augustine departments of Heritage Tourism and the Archaeology Program, the St. Augustine Historical Society, and Government House, which is managed by UF. The Unearthing St. Augustine materials are scattered among four different repositories which have been previously inaccessible to researchers worldwide. Among the important items to be unearthed, which date from the 16th century to the present, include archival materials from the following: Government House maps and overlays of the city, architectural drawings of historic structures, and related government documents St. Augustine Historical Society Spanish documents, transcriptions, and English language translations City of St. Augustine Archaeology Program records, photographs, and site summaries for 100 excavations conducted over the past 20 years Herschel Shepard Collection at UF drawings, photos and documents related to Shepards restoration and reconstruction of the citys colonial buildings The project will be a resource for researchers, historians, archaeologists, architects, and historic preservationists, and will help in telling St. Augustines unique story on a global scale. Unearthing St. Augustines Colonial Heritage is a National Endowment for the Humanities grant-funded project to digitally preserve a collection of hidden and fragile resources related to colonial St. Augustine, consisting of 10,000 maps, drawings, photographs, and documents available freely online. Partnering with the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida (UF) to realize this project are the City of St. Augustine departments of Heritage Tourism and the Archaeology Program, the St. Augustine Historical Society, and Government House, which is managed by UF. The Unearthing St. Augustine materials are scattered among four different repositories which have been previously inaccessible to researchers worldwide. Among the important items to be unearthed, which date from the 16th century to the present, include archival materials from the following: Government House maps and overlays of the city, architectural drawings of historic structures, and related government documents St. Augustine Historical Society Spanish documents, transcriptions, and English language translations City of St. Augustine Archaeology Program records, photographs, and site summaries for 100 excavations conducted over the past 20 years Herschel Shepard Collection at UF drawings, photos and documents related to Shepards restoration and reconstruction of the citys colonial buildings The project will be a resource for researchers, historians, archaeologists, architects, and historic preservationists, and will help in telling St. Augustines unique story on a global scale. http://ufdc.ufl.edu/USACH http://ufdc.ufl.edu/USACH http://ufdc.ufl.edu/USACH http://ufdc.ufl.edu/USACH This project is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the George A. Smathers Libraries at University of Florida This project is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the George A. Smathers Libraries at University of Florida This project is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the George A. Smathers Libraries at University of Florida This project is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the George A. Smathers Libraries at University of Florida