Carl Van Ness currently holds the role of UF Historian and Political Papers Archivist, he has previously served as head of archives and manuscripts, associate chair of the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections, and University Archivist. After working as an archivist at the George A. Smathers Libraries for nearly 40 years, Carl will be retiring this summer. In a new episode of From Florida, you’ll hear about myths Carl has busted and listen as he describes some of his favorite items in the archive. Produced by Nicci Brown, Brooke Adams and James L. Sullivan. Original music by Daniel Townsend, a doctoral candidate in music composition in the College of the Arts.