Audubon Florida Records, 1900-1970

This print journals collection with an online guide and finding aid contains the information to review the daily journals of Audubon wardens and statewide reports on certain sites and projects cover activities from 1900 to 1970, with most of the materials concentrated … Continue Reading

Audubon Florida Tavernier Research Papers

These images were donated by the Audubon Everglades Science Center. The entire collection of field notes, official reports, research documents, computer disks, data sheets, correspondence, publications, pamphlets, studies and photographs are housed within the Special Collections Department of the University of South … Continue Reading

Audubon Florida’s Coastal Island Sanctuary Collection

This collection consists of materials related to the Audubon Society’s Florida Coastal Island Sanctuaries, whose mission is the protection of the great colonial waterbird populations of the Florida coast, and the natural systems that support them. Materials in this collection include reports … Continue Reading

Florida Audubon Society Slide Collection, 1900-2007

This collection consists of slide presentations, photographs, video tapes, bird reports, and promotional and educational materials from the Florida Audubon Society. The materials in this collection document local bird life, conservation projects, and infrastructure issues, as well as environmental initiatives specific to … Continue Reading

Frank M. Dunstan Slide Collection, 1973-1989

Inspired by the first Earth Day in 1970, Frank M. Dustan decided to pursue a bachelor’s degree in biology at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. After completing his degree, Dunstan moved to the Tampa Bay area in 1973 and served as warden/biologist … Continue Reading

Lorida Audubon Collection, 1935-2010

This collection is composed of records from Audubon Florida’s station at Lorida near Sebring. These include environmental reports, documents concerning conflicts with neighbors and violators, internal correspondence, and information on the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park. Direct link to the Online Collection … Continue Reading

Robert Porter Allen Collection

Robert Porter Allen was an ornithologist and conservation activist with the National Audubon Society. He founded the Audubon Research Center in Tavernier, FL and dedicated his life to documenting various bird species. His efforts to document the Whooping Crane nesting sites in … Continue Reading

Skip Gandy Commercial and Aerial Photography Collection

This digital collection documents Tampa, Florida, through the lens of Skip Gandy’s camera from the 1950s to the 2010s. The Special Collections department at the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus library houses additional prints, some by Skip’s father, Sandy Gandy; however, … Continue Reading