Brevard Community CollegeCarol Marshall, Librarian
(321) 632-1111 ext. 62956
Fax (321) 634-3734
The Library manages an institutional archives documenting events at the College with photographs.
Brevard County Historical Commission/Brevard County Historical Records801 Dixon Blvd
Brevard Museum of History and ScienceContact: Kay Davis
Florida Historical SocietyDebra T. Wynne
Fax (321) 690-4388
Extensive archives and manuscript collections documenting all aspects of Florida life including government records and the private papers of prominent Floridians. Also documenting Brevard County regional history. The Society was founded in 1856 in St. Augustine and has a long history of documenting Florida.
The GLBT History Museum of Central FloridaDr. Kenneth Kazmerski, President of the Board
The GLBT History Museum of Central Florida is a virtual and mobile museum whose purposes are to collect, preserve, and educate about local GLBT history. "Our legacy shall not be forgotten."
North Brevard Historical Museum301 South Washington Avenue
Florida Institute of TechnologyAnn Sepri
Fax (321) 724-2559
Besides its work as an institutional archives, this repository holds the papers of Edwin A. Link, an inventor and founder of the Harbour Branch Oceanography Institute and Col. John Maderis, considered the father of the modern space program.
Sebastian Inlet Fishing MuseumTerry O'Toole, Parks Services Specialist
Fax (407) 984-4854
Historical photographs to support the exhibits at the Fishing Museum documenting commercial fishing at the Inlet beginning in the early 1900’s.
South Lake County Historical Society480 West Ave.
Eustis Historical Museum & Preservation Society IncSid Trask-President
Fax (352) 483-0015
Eustis Memorial LibrarySteven Benetz, Library Director
Fax (352) 357-5450
With a concentration on the City of Eustis, this local history collection contains maps, photographs, historic postcards and other sources.
Leesburg Heritage MuseumContact Rick Reed-Curator
Historic Mount Dora, IncLucretia Freed-West, President
Fax (352) 383-3646
Apply by mail to use this collection of historic photographs of Mount Dora.
Lake County Historical MuseumContact: Dr. Diane D. Kamp
The Lake County Historical Museum offers an exciting and informative view of Lake County’s history. Every month, new exhibits are on display and the museum offers a variety of programs for the community’s enjoyment.
Lake County Historical SocietyContact: Sanna Henderson
Fax (352) 343-9814
Photographs, maps, oral and video histories, old newspapers, genealogical records and other historical records of Lake County.
Apopka Historical Society & Museum (Museum of Apopkans)Contact: Belle Gilliiam
Fax (407) 703-1773
Fort Christmas Historic ParkContact: Vickie Prewett
Fax (407) 568-6629
Eatonville Community History AssociationContact: N.Y. Nathiri
Fax (407) 647-3959
Holocaust Memorial Resource &Education Center of Central Florida
(407) 628-0555 ext. 285
Fax (407) 628-1079
Letters, photographs and interviews of survivors and liberators of the Holocaust.
Maitland Historical Society and MuseumsContact: Allison Olds Chapman-Director
Fax (407) 644-0057
Well organized local history collection containing family histories, photographs, obituaries, etc. of the Maitland, Orlando and Orange County areas.
Ocoee Historical Commission IncContact: Elizabeth Maguire/Betty Irvine/Ruth Graften/Karen Woodard
Campus Crusade for Christ International Archives100 Lake Hart Drive, Dept. 1900
(407) 826-2741 fax
Contact: Susan Allendorf
Besides documenting all aspects of a 48 year-old worldwide missions organization, this institutional archives will also include the papers of Dr. Bill Bright, founder of CCCI, and Mrs. Vonette Bright, co-founder of CCCI and founder of the National Prayer Committee.
Leu House Musuem/GardensMantana Brown, Curator
Fax: (407) 246-2849
National Vietnam War Museum3400 N. Tanner Road
Fax (407) 601-2864
Orange County Regional History CenterJoseph L. Brechner Research Center
The Joseph L. Brechner Research Center at the Orange County Regional History Center houses the special collection of the Historical Society of Central Florida, documenting nearly 200 years of Central Florida history. The Research Center features a photo archives, a research library, and a vast collection of archival material.
University of Central Florida LibraryUCF Library, Special Collections & University Archives
Fax (407) 823-2529
Primarily a university archives collection, the repository also holds some personal papers of local individuals.
Windermere HistoryCarl Patterson
Fax (407) 876-0103
Central Florida Railroad Museum101 S. Boyd Street
Open daily 1-5
Winter Garden Heritage MuseumRod Reeves, Director
Fax (407) 877-4258
Open daily 1-5
Has history/research center that features over 1700 family files.
Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Garden633 Osceola Avenue
Fax (407) 647-0410
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art445 Park Avenue North
Fax (407) 647-1284
Collections are being developed, please contact the Museum for further information.
Henry Nehrling Society (Palm Cottage)Contact: Nancy Decker
Fax (407) 646-2265
Rollins College ArchivesWenxian Zhang, Dept Head
Fax (407) 646-2421
This sophisticated academic institutional archives and special collections includes Floridiana, the papers of Hamilton Holt and the Jesse B. Rittenhouse Collection of Poetry. Its extensive College archives holds the papers of former faculty, students, administrators and staff. Also documents the history of Winter Park.
Winter Park Historical Assoc. & MuseumContact: Marianne Popkins or Kim Mould
Winter Park Public LibraryDean Padgett, Archivist
Fax (407) 623-3489
The library holds historic city documents, clipping files, postcard and photograph collection, and an institutional archives. Significant collections include the Paula Hawkins Collection, the Philip Crosby Collection, the Hiram Powers Family Collection, and the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival Poster Collection.
Holipaw HeritageContact: Cheryl McCuiston
Kissimmee Historical SocietyContact: Jean Johnston
Altamonte Springs City LibraryRichard A. Miller
Fax (407) 263-3716
Begun during the 75th anniversary of the City, this collection contains over 800 photographs of city people, places and events. Other primary source materials include public records such as city commission records.
Altamonte Springs Historical SocietyContact: Opal Register
(407) 339-2337Myrna Knab
Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society IncGeneva Museum
Goldenrod Historical Society & MuseumContact: Joyce Graves
Lake Mary Historical CommissionContact: Allan Plank, Chair
Central Florida Society for Historic PreservationContact: John Bistline
Bradlee-McIntyre House130 W. Warren Ave.
Oviedo Historical SocietyPaul McQueen
Museum of Seminole County HistoryKaren Jacobs, Coordinator
Fax (407) 665-5220
This county museum holds historic public records, photographs, private papers and business records documenting all aspects of County history including agriculture such as celery farming, citrus, cattle and the turpentine industry.
Sanford Historical SocietyJay Jacobs
Sanford MuseumAlicia Clark, Curator
Fax (407) 323-8952
Concentrating on the City of Sanford, this repository holds the papers of Henry Sanford, city founder including correspondence and photographs. Collections also include city directories, oral histories of city pioneers and census records.
Seminole County Historical CommissionContact: Linda Batman
(407) 339-5666 or (407) 321-2489
Seminole County Public Schools“Student Museum”
Fax (407) 320-0522
Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts IncContact: Marilyn Breeze
Fax (386) 749-2087
Bethune-Cookman College640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Drive
An institutional archives and special collections holding documentary, photographic, and other materials including the papers of Joseph M. Taylor and Florence Roane and the Thelma Harris Livingston Collection.
Bureau of Braille and Talking Book Library ServicesDorothy Minor, Archivist
(904) 239-6000 ext 6055
Fax (904) 239-6062
Some correspondence, photographs, annual reports documenting the Division of Blind Services, founded in the 1930’s and the Bureau of Braile and Talking Book Library founded in the 1950’s.
Daytona Museum of Arts and SciencesContact: Susan Cerbone, Communications
Fax (386) 255-5040
Embry Riddle UniversityRichard Waddell
Fax (904) 226-6368
An institutional archives holding photographs.
Halifax Historical Society Museum, Inc.Cheryl Atwell, Director
Fax (386) 255-7605
This collection contains materials pertaining to Daytona Beach and the Halifax area and includes photographs, genealogical research, historical postcards, family papers and vertical files.
DeBary Hall, IncP.O. Box 911
Fax (407) 668-3841
Stetson University ArchivesGail Greib
Fax (904) 822-7199
An institutional archives containing papers, clippings, photographs and other materials relating to the history of the University. Also contains letters of DeLand settlers and biographies of early presidents and faculty members.
West Volusia Historical Society, Inc137 W Michigan Ave
(386) 740-6813 Phone/Fax
Old photographs, deeds, oral histories documenting the founding families and history of Volusia County and DeLand.
Enterprise Preservation SocietyContact: Sandy Walters
Black Heritage MuseumContact: Mary Harrell
Southeast Volusia Historical Society, Inc.Contact: Gail Henrikson
Orange City Historic Preservation BoardContact: Carol Forrer
Orange City Historic Preservation SocietyContact: Ann Lindsay
Orange City Historical SocietyContact: Harley Strickland
Society of Workers of Early Arts & Trades of FloridaContact: Tuck Russell
(386) 774-2793 Phone/Fax
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Assoc.Ellen Henry, Curator
Fax (386) 761-3121
The museum archives are comprised mainly of duplicate materials from the National Archives concerning the Ponce de Leon Inlet Light Station. This repository also holds historic photographs and other materials concerning the local ara. Documents include journals, letters, government correspondence, construction plans, blueprints, photographs, and clippings.
Port Orange Historical TrustCarol Kubacki, Treasurer/Curator
Apply by mail to use this collection of photographs and correspondence relating to Port Orange.
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