The Exhibition Program

The George A. Smathers Libraries have an active exhibition program that shares, interprets, and promotes the collections. Exhibits support and enhance the Libraries’ role as an intellectual center of the university.

Now on view

Smathers Gallery

1821: The Americanization of Florida

In 1821, Spain transferred control of its colonies, East and West Florida, to the United States. The change in sovereignty brought a rapid restructuring of residents' lives.

Map of Florida displaying Seminole Indian Reservation in center

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