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
Anna Maria Island Historical Society, Inc.Carolyne Norwood, Administrator
Primarily a small museum collection, the Society also holds scrapbooks and photographs documenting the area.
Apopka Historical Society & Museum (Museum of Apopkans)Contact: Diana Nemchick
Fax (407) 703-1773
Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts IncContact: Marilyn Breeze
Fax (386) 749-2087
Federal Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Bay PinesDiana Akins, Chief, Library Services
Fax (727) 398-9367
This institutional archives includes documentation of the construction of the Center in the 1930’s including photographs and other records of the life of a large medical center. A friends group hopes to build a small museum on the grounds in the future which will house the archival materials. A scrapbook of the first African American nurse to serve in the County is included.
Polk County Historical and Genealogical LibraryJoe Spann, Library Manager Old Courthouse - East Wing
Fax (941) 534-4382
This library documents Imperial Polk County including public records of the county and selected cities. It is primarily a genealogical research library with genealogical materials from the Southeastern United States.
Belle Glade Public LibraryJoseph Orsenigo
This repository holds the papers of Lawrence Will Special Collections, an author-historian who wrote several books on South Florida including Okeechobee Hurricane. The collection chronicles the development of the area.
Boca Raton Historical Society, Inc.Peggy McCall, Archivist
Fax (561) 395-4049
The Society collects materials documenting Boca Raton including city public records, oral histories and photographs. Collections include the records of early settlers of the area.
Florida Atlantic UniversityLibrary, Special Collections and Archives
Fax (561) 297-2189
Contact: Leslie Siegel, email@example.com://www.library.fau.edu/depts/spc/special.htm
This institutional archives and academic special collections holds papers that document the University, the region, music, Judaica and the civil war. The DuBois Collection of South Floridiana is a recent acquisition as well as continuing materials on the history of Palm Beach County.
Boynton Beach City LibraryJanet M. DeVries, Archivist
Fax (561) 742-6381
Boynton Beach City Library houses an historical archive collection with material pertaining to the history of Boynton Beach and surrounding South Florida towns. The collection includes Boynton Beach newspapers (1947-2007), maps, documents, scrapbooks, journals, postcards, photographs, news clippings and oral histories of pioneers families.
St. Vincent De Paul SeminaryMarguerite Wolf, Archivist
(561) 732-4424 ext. 173
Fax (561) 737-2205
An institutional archives that contains the official memoranda of Seminary Rectors and board members, curricula from past and present faculty, student theses, video tapes of official functions plus photographs of Seminary events. Also has a small museum function.
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, Inc.Patricia Bues, Coordinator of Public Relations/Archives
Fax (904) 842-2429
An institutional archives documenting social services including residential facilities for youth in Florida. Extensive files on events and fund raisers include donor records, documentation of the Office of the President and Board plus records on running the programs around the state.
Manatee Community CollegeLib/Bradenton Campus
Fax (941) 752-5308
Manatee County Central LibraryEaton Florida History Room
(941) 748-5555 ext. 225
Fax (941) 749-7191
The History Room provides archival support for the collections of the Manatee County Historical Society. Materials include over 27,000 photographs, extensive files on local history and back files of county newspapers documenting county history.
Manatee County Historical Records Library1405 4th Avenue West
Fax (941) 708-5926
A government archives containing Manatee County public records includes deed books, probate files, court records, tax and minute books. The archives also includes city directories, Sanborn and plat maps, aerial photographs, early school attendance records, deed abstracts and newspaper/obituary files.
South Florida MuseumKristen Koehn, Curator
(941) 746-4131 ext. 27
Fax (941) 747-2256
A natural and general history museum documenting Tampa Bay and local area. Archival materials include charts and maps of Tampa Bay, ledgers and photographs of expeditions to South America in the 1930’s and 1940’s plus records to support the museum collections.
Levy County Archives & Records CenterToni C. Collins, Historic Records Coordinator
Fax (352) 486-5479
Repository for the early civil, criminal, marriage, marks & brands, tax rolls, probate, and Commissioner minutes of Levy County from 1845.
Dade Battlefield State Historic SiteBarbara Roberts, Park Manager
Fax (352) 793-4230
Historical documentation including old military records pertaining to research into Dade’s Battle.
Cedar Key Historical Society Museum, Inc.Contact: Galina Binkley
The Museum holds materials documenting all aspects of life in the Cedar Keys. Collections include records of railroads, commercial fishing, the pencil and cedar mill industries, palmetto fiber industry, city records, military activities during Civil and Seminole Wars plus extensive historical photographs.
Alger-Sullivan Historical SocietyContact: Jerry Simmons
(850) 256-2029, (850) 256-2661, (850) 256-3980
This collection holds the archives of the Alger-Sullivan Lumber Company including business records and photographs. The Company built the mill town Century in the early 20th century.
Florida State HospitalMark W Campbell, Health Information Manager
Fax (850) 663-7439
An institutional archives that contains many photographs, patient registers dating to the 1800’s and hospital reports discussing improvements and statistical information.
Fort Christmas Historic ParkContact: Vickie Prewett
Fax (407) 568-6629
South Lake County Historical Society480 West Ave.
Ah-Tha-Thi-Ki MuseumHC-61 Box 21-A
Fax (863) 902-1117
The Museum’s research center preserves the documentation of the history of the Seminole Tribe containing all types of materials including photographs, oral histories, letters, maps, etc.
Clewiston MuseumJ. B. McCrary, Director
This collection contains documents, photographs, etc. concerning the development of Clewiston and the sugar industry.
Alma Clyde Field Library of Florida HistoryContact: Nick or Debra Wynne
Fax (321) 690-4388
Brevard Community CollegeCarol Marshall, Librarian
(407) 632-1111 ext. 62956
Fax (407) 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 MuseumContact: Kay Davis
Florida Historical SocietyDebra T. Wynne
Fax (407) 690-0099
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."
City of Coral Gables Historical ArchivesCarol McGeehan
Materials relating to the City of Coral Gables including photographs, architectural records and oral histories of early settlers. Does not collect materials on DadeCounty.
University of MiamiCristina Favretto
Fax (305) 566-7352
An institutional archives and special collections holding extensive literary, business and organizational materials documenting the region and the state. Some outstanding collections include the records of Pan American Airlines and the congressional papers of Dante Fascell. With over 500 manuscript collections and 100,000 photographs, detailed information about holdings can be found on the website.
University of Miami LibrariesCuban Heritage Collection
Fax (305) 284-4901
This rich archives documents the history and culture of Cuba, the Cuban exile experience and the Cuban-American impact in south Florida and holds many types of materials including manuscript collections, maps, photographs, postcards, and rare books and periodicals.
Carver Hill Memorial and Historical Society, IncCaroline J Allen, President
The Society holds the records of the Carver Hill School. Carver Hill was an African American school serving children from K-12 in Crestview.
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.
Advent Christian VillagePO Box 4760
An institutional archives documenting the history of Advent Christian Village (In 1913, known as the American Advent Christian Home & Orphanage.) The collection includes photographs, documentation on the administration of the organization, historical magazines, and historical information of Camp Suwannee, a youth camp. Advent Christian Village is the first retirement community in Florida and the first to include orphaned children as residents. There is also information and photographs on the Thomas Dowling sawmill, a tourist attraction built by Mr. Dowling, and the community of Dowling Park that preceded the development of the Home & Orphanage.
Dunedin Historical MuseumVincent Luigi, Director
Fax (727) 736-4756
A local historical museum holding primarily photographs of Dunedin.
Eatonville Community History AssociationContact: N.Y. Nathiri
Fax (407) 647-3959
Enterprise Preservation SocietyContact: Sandy Walters
Koreshan State Historical SiteJeanne Parks, Park Manager
Fax (941) 992-1607
This repository documents the Koreshan Community including partial runs of newspapers, the Cora Stephens Collection of photographs of the Community, landscapes and people, a few letters and genealogical materials. Photographs are accessible by a database.
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.
Amelia Island Museum of HistoryPhyllis Davis
(904) 261-7378 x.101
(904) 261-9701 fax
Concentrating on Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island and Nassau County, this repository holds photographs, oral histories of African American residents, plus a number of business records and family papers.
Bonnet HouseTom Edmonds, Curator & Asst. Dir.
(954) 563-5393 ext. 138
Fax (954) 561-4174
This house museum holds documentation of construction including blueprints and photographs as well as some Bonnet Family papers.
Broward County Historical CommissionDenyse Cunningham, Curator
Fax (954) 765-4437
The Library of the Commission holds an extensive collection of maps, oral histories, family papers, local government pubic records documenting the County and related Florida materials.
Broward County LibraryJames Findlay
Fax (954) 357-6762
This library documents all agencies of the WPA including the CCC. Materials include the Stetson Kennedy Federal Writers Project papers and photographs.
Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, Inc.Susan Gillis, Curator of Collections
(954) 463-4431 ext. 13
Fax (954) 463-4434
The Historical Society’s collection contain extensive archives, manuscripts, architectural plans and over 250,000 photographs relating to all aspects of the history of Broward County.
Henning Library & Archives@ The International Swimming Hall of Fame
(951) 462-6536 ext. 204
Fax (951) 522-4521
This repository documents all aspects of competive swimming, diving, syncronized swimming including the minutes, convention notes and correspondence of 108 swimming organizations.
Nova Southeastern UniversityRobert Bogorff
Fax (954) 262-3945
An institutional archives, this repository documents all aspects of life on campus and includes materials such as photographs, oral histories and faculty papers. Also documents the town of Davie.
Stonewall Library and Archives1717 N. Andrews Ave.
Fax (954) 763-8565
This repository has the largest collection of lesbian and gay materials south of Washington, DC and east of Houston, Texas. It serves as an archives of political, historical and social documents for the lesbian and gay community and also houses organizational records of all kinds.
Edison and Ford Winter Estates LibraryLori VanWagner
Fax (941) 332-6787
Inquire by letter to use these papers of Edison documenting his time in Florida and the lives of his family.
Fort Myers Historical MuseumStan Mulford, Archivist
Fax (941) 332-6637
As the City’s museum, collections include over 9000 photographs, documents and oral histories relating to the history of Southwestern Florida.
Indian River Community College LibraryPat Profeta
Fax (561) 462-4780
The main focus of this repository is as an institutional archives but holdings also includes documentation relating to the history of the surrounding four county area.
St Lucie County Library SystemAllardyce Hamill, Reference Coordinator
Fax (561) 462-2750
This library collects historic public records and manuscript materials documenting the County. Collections begin in the 1920’s and include Sanborn maps of Ft. Pierce.
St Lucie County Regional History CenterBrynn Batsche
Fax (772) 462-1877
Since 1968 the St. Lucie County Regional History Center has been dedicated to the preservation, research and interpretation of Treasure Coast's unique history. Owned by the people of St. Lucie County and housing over 20,000 artifacts and archives related to local heritage the Center also owns the Hill Family Photographic Collection consisting of over 1,200 photographs of the area's early history. Photographs, primary source archives as well as significant collections ranging from secondary source manuscripts to archaelogical reports are housed in the Justin Havee Research Library at the Center. Research appointments, requests and social studies tutoring may be scheduled by appointment by calling the Museum Educator at 772-462-1891.
Alachua County Library DistrictBobby Powell
Fax (352) 334-3918
Historic photographs documenting aspects of Gainesville and Alachua County life.
Alachua County Historic TrustMatheson Museum, Inc.
Fax (352) 378-1246
This repository has extensive family papers and organizational records documenting Gainesville and Alachua County. It also holds historic photographs, postcards, historic site files, etc.
University of FloridaJohn Ingram, Chair, Special Collections
An institutional archives and sophisticated manuscript repository in support of a varied and complex academic program. The Department is well know for its Floridiana, the papers of Florida authors and politicians, documenting the American and English performing arts, and an extensive oral history collection. Refer to website for details of holdings.
University of FloridaFlorida Museum of Natural History
(352) 392-1721 ext. 236
Fax (352) 392-3698
Archives of the Museum and field notes pertaining to the archeology, natural history and ethnology of Florida and the Caribbean.
Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society IncGENEVA MUSEUM
Baker County Historical SocietyDavid St. John
This repository collects historic public records of the County and has an extensive genealogical library.
Goldenrod Historical Society & MuseumContact: Joyce Graves
Haines City Public LibraryMargaret Barthe
Fax (941) 421-3635
Oral histories of Haines City pioneers and photographs from the 1950’s.
City of HollywoodRichard Roberts, Director
Fax (954) 921-3417
Historic public records, manuscripts of family papers and business records plus a small photograph and oral history collection rounds out this City Archives.
Seminole Tribe of FloridaPatricia R. Wickman, Director
(954) 966-6300 ext. 1423
Fax (954) 967-3423
This Department holds oral histories, documents, manuscripts and a photographic archives to support genealogical research by members of the Tribe.
Citrus County Archives and Special CollectionsOne Courthouse Square
Fax (352) 341-6445
City of JacksonvillePlanning and Development Department
Fax (904) 630-1701
The Cummer Museum of Art & GardensJennifer Lisella, Registrar
Fax (904) 353-4101
Diocese of St. AugustineCharles R. Gallagher, Archivist
(904) 262-3200 ext. 139
Fax (904) 262-0698
Florida Times-UnionJennifer O'Neill, Library Director
Fax (904) 359-4184
Jacksonville Historical SocietyEmily Retherford Lisska
Fax (904) 665-0069
A local history repository documenting the history of Jacksonville and Duval County containing papers of Jacksonville political figures, extensive photographs, maps, books and documents. Please contact ahead of visit as research materials are not stored on site.
Jacksonville Public LibrariesGlen Emery, Florida Curator
Fax (904) 630-2431
This collection includes Floridiana and local history with an emphasis on Jacksonville and Northeastern Florida. Includes photographs and city documents as well as a collection of postcards beginning in 1901.
Jacksonville UniversityD. Courtenay McLeland
Fax (904) 256-7259
An institutional archives documenting the University and including a special collections function that holds transcripts of the Federal Writers Project and materials relating to the composer, Frederick Deluis.
Karpeles Manuscript Library MuseumLoraine Evans, Curator
Fax (904) 356-4338
One of seven repositories in the United States concentrating on supporting research with historic manuscript materials. Many reproductions available as well as an effort to collect historic individual manuscripts pertinent to early Florida history.
Museum of Science and History1025 Museum Circle
Fax (904) 396-5799
With a focus on Jacksonville and north Florida, this primarily museum collection holds postcards, examples of business correspondence from the area and some personal papers.
National Park ServiceKingsley Plantation
Fax (904) 221-5248
Documenting historic Kingsley Plantation, the Timucuan Preserve and Fort Caroline.
Riverside Avondale Preservation, Inc.Bonnie Grissett
Fax (904) 389-0431
This organization has been documenting the neighborhood since 1974 with a newspaper and holds photographs of early houses, events and people.
University of North Florida LibraryEileen Brady, Librarian
Fax (904) 620-2719
This academic library holds its institution's archives and manuscript collections specializing in local history and the papers of prominent Jacksonville individuals. Major collections include the papers of Eartha M. M. White, a local humanitarian and philanthropist and John E. Mathews, Jr., a former state legislator.
Beaches Area Historical Society380 Pablo Avenue
Fax (904) 280-9108
Thousands of photographs and other materials documenting the communities that comprise the area including Jacksonville Beach, Mayport, Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach and Palm Valley. Only open on Thursdays.
Loxahatchee River Historical SocietyJamie Stuve, Executive Director
Fax (561) 575-3292
The collection contains photographs, maps, archival items and artifacts about the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and the DuBois Pioneer Home and the history of the northern section of Palm Beach County along the Loxahatchee River.
Town of JupiterRobin Potvin, Records/Archives Manager
(561) 746-5134 ext. 2340
Fax (561) 575-9730
Holipaw HeritageContact: Cheryl McCuiston
Audubon House & Tropical GardensTeresa Ashley, Exec Director
Fax (305) 294-4513
Besides 28 original Audubon engravings, the collection includes letters and photographs from the Geiger Family Papers. Captain Geiger, a licensed bar pilot, built the house in 1846.
Fort Zachary Taylor State Historic SiteCorine Burgess, Park Manager
Fax (305) 292-6881
This collection contains the surveys, maps, drawings and field notes of Howard England who was instrumental in excavating artifacts in the Fort as well as photographs of the Fort, city events and people.
Friends of Fort TaylorPO Box 58
Mel Fisher Maritime MuseumKatie Savalie, Exhibits Manager
(305) 294-2633 ext. 21
Fax (305) 294-5671
The papers of Mel Fisher, films, photographs and other materials documenting treasure hunting and associated archeology.
Monroe County LibraryTom Hambright, Historian
Fax (305) 295-3626
This repository holds local government records, court records, 1823-1845, photographs of Key West and the Keys, genealogical oral histories, land records and some local business materials.
Kissimmee Historical SocietyContact: Jean Johnston
LaBelle Heritage MuseumP. O. Box 2846
This museum holds the largest collection of local newspapers available for Hendry and surrounding counties as well as a good photographic collection and artifacts.
Lake City Community CollegeLearning Resource Center
(904) 752-1822 ext. 1338
Fax (904) 755-1521
An institutional archives documenting the College including plans for the buildings and photographs of when it was a forestry school and a naval airbase in World War II.
Lake Mary Historical CommissionContact: Allan Plank, Chair
Bok Tower Gardens - Anton Brees Carillon Library
Chao Research Center Archives
Fax (941) 676-6770
The library houses one of the world's largest collections of carillon related materials, including a large number of scores, personal papers of carillonneurs, and the archives of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America. The Chao Research Center Archives houses the institutional records of the Gardens including many Bok family papers. Available by appointment only.
Museum of the City of Lake WorthBeverly S. Mustaine, Museum Specialist
Fax (561) 586-1651
This collections primarily documents the city but holds materials about the county and Florida subjects including over 6000 photographs, personal papers and histories, scrapbooks and oral histories.
Florida Presbyterian HomesRichard Huggins, Director of Development
Fax (863) 682-4644
Florida Presbyterian Homes is a retirement community that began in 1955. The repository documents the development of the Homes with extensive original manuscripts, clippings, photographs. Of interest to the study of the Lakeland area and the Presbyterian Church. Resident Ester Tallent at (941) 686-7048 serves as archivist.
Lakeland Public LibraryThe Lakeland Room
Fax (863) 284-4293
The Lakeland Room acquires materials that document the history of Lakeland from its founding in 1885. The collection strengths are photographs, postcards, organizational records, maps, architectural drawings, school yearbooks, newspapers, books by local authors, city records and sources relating to local business.
McKay Archives CenterFlorida Southern College
Fax (863) 680-4126
Contact: LuAnn Mims
The McKay Archives Center Collections include: Florida Southern College, Florida Citrus Archives, Citrus Hall of Fame, Florida Bandmasters Association, James A. Haley Congressional Records, Andy Ireland Congressional Records, Child of the Sun - Frank Lloyd Wright
Florida Conference of the United Methodist ChurchNell Thrift
This collection documents Methodism in Florida and contains church histories, oral histories, photographs and church records including membership lists.
Heritage VillagePinellas County Historical Museum
Fax (727) 582-2455
An extensive collection documenting county history including photographs, oral and video histories, family papers, business records, clippings, slides and postcards.
Largo LibraryRae Verhoef
This collection is primarily photographs of buildings and people in the local area.
Leesburg Heritage SocietyContact Sanna Henderson
Longboat Key Historical SocietyRalph B Hunter, President
Fax (941) 383-1633
Inquire by letter with a specific question to use this collection documenting the founding of Longboat Key which was incorporated in 1955. The collection contains over 1000 photographs beginning in 1915, information on early settlers, etc.
Central Florida Society for Historic PreservationContact: John Bistline
Bradlee-McIntyre House130 W. Warren Ave.
Gulf Beaches Public Library200 Municipal Drive
Fax (727) 399-2840
Holdings are limited to vertical file materials, city directories and a small number of photographs.
Elmer's Genealogy LibraryElmer Spear, Owner
Fax (850) 929-2970
A genealogical library with a concentration on materials from Ohio, Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. This library is open to the public for a small fee and holds printed tools, newpapers, pension and census records, etc.
North Florida Community College LibrarySheila Hiss, Director of Library Services
Fax (850) 973-1698
A college archives established in the late 1950’s that also holds materials which document the North Florida area including microfilm of newspapers, census records and other materials beginning in 1831.
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.
Florida Institute of TechnologyNancy Wallington
Fax (407) 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 State Recreation AreaTerry 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.
Bascom Palmer Eye InstituteMary and Edward Norton Library of Opthalmology
Fax (305) 326-6015
The archives of the Institute is a collection of papers and photographs pertaining to the development of the University of Miami, School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmolgy, the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and the Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital beginning in 1959. The collection includes the papers of Bascom Headen Palmer, MD, in whose memory the Institute is named.
Black Archives History & Research FoundationDerek T Davis, Executive Director
Fax (305) 636-2391
Materials concerning the black community in southern Florida including photographs, manuscripts, oral histories and records of local organizations including churches, schools, businesses and community groups.
City of MiamiPriscilla A. Thompson, City Clerk
Fax (305) 858-1610
This public records repository contains historic records of the City of Miami.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden LibraryNancy Korber
(305) 667-1651 ext. 3424
Fax (305) 665-8032
The Special Collections of the Montgomery Library includes the administrative history of the botanic graden, the archives of Col. Robert H. Montgomery and Dr. David Fairchild, the founders of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Also included are collections from other important figures in the fields of horticulture and botany in South Florida including: Allison Armour, Ann Archbold, John Kunkel Small, Arthur C. Langlois, Nixon Smiley, George Avery, Frank Craighead, Donovan S. Correll, John Popenoe, J. Paul Scurlock, George Cellon, and Dent Smith.
Florida International UniversityVicky Silvera
Fax (305) 348-3408
This academic library houses a university archives and special collections. Collections include a number of political papers such as those of Congressman Larry Smith and Florida Senator Jack Gordon, Dr. Levi Marrero’s research at the Archivo de Indias in Seville, Spain, the papers of the first newscaster for the Miami area, Ralph Renick and a collection of photographs from Cuban photographer Rogelio Caparros.
Historical Museum of Southern FloridaRebecca Smith, Archivist
Fax (305) 375-1609
A large archival component supports the Museum’s interpretive program. Collections relate to the Caribbean and southern Florida with an emphasis on Dade County and include business, personal and organizational records. Types of materials include oral histories documenting folklife and the immigrant experience plus extensive photographic collections. Also holds extensive architectural drawings, maps of the Caribbean and Florida, postcards, prints and ephemera.
Miami-Dade Clerk of the CourtClerk's Archives
Fax (305) 599-8981
A full service big county records center containing the historic records of the Clerk of the Court.
Miami-Dade Community CollegeSam LaRoue, Director of Admissions
This institutional archives contains the records of the activities of one of Miami’s most important cultural organizations and documents student life in an urban setting.
Miami-Dade Public LibrarySam Boldrick, Librarian IV
Fax (305) 375-3048
The many strengths of this large regional collection documenting South Florida and Miami include records of local civic and religious organizations, Dade County Commission minutes from 1869, extensive Caribbean and Florida newspapers, and the Florida Authors Collection of mss. & correspondence.
Louis Wolfson II Moving Image ArchiveMiami-Dade Public Library
Fax (305) 375-4436
The Wolfson Archive contains millions of feet of film and thousands of hours of videotape, spanning over nine decades of Florida's past. Together, these materials provide the opportunity to re-live or see fro the first time the issues and events that have shaped the history and culture of this region.
The Vasari Project, Miami-Dade Public Library SystemMain Library
The Vasari Project is a special collection dedicated to documenting, collecting and preserving Miami-Dade County's art history from 1945 to the present. It is a living archive that grows through contributions from artists, art professionals, exhibition spaces, galleries, institutions and private donors. The archive collects documentation rather than original works of art and is comprised primarily of printed matter: correspondence, press clippings, photographs, posters, books, exhibition catalogs, artists' files, oral histories and other ephemeral materials.
Barry University Archives & Historical CollectionsSister Dorothy Jehle, OP
Fax (305) 899-3775
This institutional archives and special collections contains the case and program files of Operation Pedro Pan/Cuban Children's program-Catholic Charities, the congressional papers of William Lehman and University records from 1940.
Brockway Memorial LibraryMaria T. Temkin, Library Assistant
Fax (305) 754-7660
Dedicated in 1999, the Miami Shores Archives of Brockway Memorial Library documents the history of the Village of Miami Shores, Dade County, and Florida. The largest amount of material comes from the collection of C. Lawton McCall, longtime Village Manager and the papers of Thelma Peters, Historian.
Micanopy Historical SocietyDiana Cohen, Archivist
The Society’s archives and special collections consist of individual and family collections that document small town life in early (and recent) Florida including early school records, organizations such as the Friends of the Library and local government materials consisting of the Micanopy Town Council Minutes from 1886. Historic photographs and an extensive vertical file round out the collections.
Historic Mount Dora, IncLucretia Freed-West, President
Fax (352) 383-3646
Apply by mail to use this collection of historic photographs of Mount Dora.
City of NaplesTara Norman, City Clerk
Fax (941) 434-4704
A full service City Clerk’s office working to document the history of the City and to advocate good stewardship in public records.
Collier County MuseumRon Jamro, Director
Materials, especially photographic, which support research in and interpretation of Collier County history.
Hodges University2655 Northbrooke Dr.
Fax (941) 774-4593
An institutional archives that also holds the archives of the Special Library Association, Florida and Caribbean Chapter and documentation of Marco Island.
Black Heritage MuseumContact: Mary Harrell
Southeast Volusia Historical Society, Inc.Contact: Gail Henrikson
North Miami Public LibraryIlene Zaleski, Assistant Director
Fax (305) 892-0843
This public library holds scrapbooks, photographs and newspapers clippings documenting local history.
Ocoee Historical Commission IncContact: Elizabeth Maguire/Betty Irvine/Ruth Graften/Karen Woodard
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
Campus Crusade for Christ International Archives100 Lake Hart Drive, Dept. 1900
(407) 826-2741 fax
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.
Gulf Coast Heritage Association, Inc.Historic Spanish Point
Fax (941) 966-1355
Materials beginning in 1867 that document this site located on the Gulf Coast near Sarasota. Also field notes of archeological finds and modern records documenting former owner Bertha Potter Palmer.
Oviedo Historical SocietyPaul McQueen
Putnam County ArchivesJanice S. Mahaffey
Fax (904) 329-0202
Besides historic public records of the County, this repository holds family papers of early settlers, business records, documentation of communities in the County, photographs and oral histories.
The Henry Morrison Flagler MuseumSandra Barghini
Fax (561) 655-2826
Collected papers of Henry Morrison Flagler documenting land development in Florida including railroad expansion, tourist development and farming as well as photographs, plans and drawings. As this repository is not currently open to the public, please inquire by mail.
Historical Society of Palm Beach CountyDebi Murray, Director of Research
(561) 832-4164 x105
Fax (561) 832-7965
A well organized archives containing letters, deeds, maps, historic county records, photographs of events in Palm Beach County including materials by Addison Mizner, architect and developer. Also documents south Florida and Florida history.
Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach311 Peruvian Avenue
(561) 832-0237 Archives
(561) 832-0731 Main Off.
Fax (561) 832-7174
Architectural drawings of Marion Sims Wyeth(1889-1982), Belford W. Shoumate (1903-1991), and Henry K. Harding (1904-1984), architects who were instrumental in developing the town of Palm Beach; photographs and maps of the built environment; and site files on historic houses.
Florida Agricultural MuseumBruce Piatek, Director
Fax (904) 446-7631
Documenting Florida agriculture with historic public records from the State Department of Agriculture including some photographs and oral histories.
Bay County Historical SocietyThomas E Smith, Treasurer
Apply by letter to use the photographs and clipping files that are
held by this
Navy Experimental Diving UnitBonnie Davis
Fax (850) 230-3226
The Unit must approve all life support equipment used under water. Materials document the history of diving and the invention and testing of equipment.
Emil Buehler Naval Aviation LibraryHill Goodspeed, Historian
(850) 452-3604 ext. 123
Fax (850) 452-3296
This repository documents all aspects of Naval Aviation including impact on Pensacola of the Naval Air Station, correspondence of Admirals, the official records of the Blue Angels, manuscripts of WWI, WWII and Vietnam soldiers and over 400,000 photographs.
Ernie Lee Magaha, Clerk of Circuit CourtPO Box 333
Fax (850) 595-4320
Historic Pensacola Preservation BoardTom Muir, Museum Administrator
(850) 595-5985 ext. 18
Fax (850) 595-5989
The T. T. Wentworth Collection of Florida and Pensacola ephemera, maps, drawings, business correspondece. The collection also includes the site files for Pensacola’s historic buildings.
Pensacola Historical Society, IncJacquelyn Wilson, Archivist
Fax (850) 595-5842
All aspects of Pensacola and Escambia County history with varied public records and private collections plus extensive photographs, maps and oral histories. A division of West Florida historic preservation, inc., a direct support organization of the University of West Florida.
Pensacola Junior CollegeDr. Sandra Davis, District Department Head/LRC
Fax (850) 484-2098
Primarily a special collections with local history materials. Marshall McLeod manages all institutional archives at (850) 484-1848.
The University of West FloridaDean DeBolt
Fax (850) 474-3338
The Special Collections Department acquires research materials which document the history and development of Pensacola and the West Florida region (ten counties of the Florida Panhandle, between the Perdido and Apalachicola Rivers) from earliest settlement to the present time. It is the largest West Florida research collection in existence and a major repository dealing with Florida and the Gulf Coast region. The Department is also an institutional archives.
West Florida Regional LibraryDolly Pollard, Librarian
Fax (850) 436-5039
This public library holds planning reports, maps and photographs of the City.
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.
Integrated Control Systems, IncDonna Smith, Director, Library Media Services
Fax (941) 639-7645
This privately held management consulting firm directs the Dublin Literary Award, a financial award of $150,000 for works of fiction in English. Librarians make nominations for the Award. Files include information about the Award.
Safety Harbor Museum of Regional History329 Bayshore Blvd. South
Fax (727) 725-9938
The collection contains artifacts, photographs and documents relating to the development of Old Tampa Bay and Safety Harbor.
Castillo de San Marcos and Fort MatanzasNational Monument
Fax (904) 823-9388
Materials relating to the construction and operation of the Castillo and Fort Matanzas found in Spanish and British archives. Documents early colonial and territorial history of Florida including military life.
City of St. AugustineDavid Brandt III, Director
Fax (904) 825-5096
Former St. Augustine Preservation Board Library materials documenting all aspects of St. Augustine life.
Flagler CollegeLaurin M. Bosse, Director of Public Information
(904) 829-6481 ext. 249
An institutional archives in support of public relations for the College holding vertical files, photographs and various College publications.
Flagler CollegeSt. Augustine Foundation and the Center for Historical Research
Fax (904) 825-0094
The purpose of the Center is to collect and interpret information on sixteenth century Spanish Florida. Its holdings include extensive microfilm collections of materials from Spanish archives.
Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. JosephOf St. Augustine Florida
In 1866 the Sisters were brought to Florida by the Most Reverend Bishop Augustin Verot to work in the missions. The archives documents their activities.
St Augustine Historical Society Research LibraryOverton Ganong, Director
Fax (904) 824-2569
To support its mission of documenting all aspects of St. Johns County and early Florida history, this repository holds over 50 manuscript collections, numerous scrapbooks, photographs, historic public records including those of the County Circuit Court beginning in 1812 and extensive church records. Also includes over 1,000 maps and blueprints of St. Augustine and St. Johns County.
St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum81 Lighthouse Ave
Fax (904) 808-1248
Collections focus on local maritime history. Major components are Living & Working at the Light Station - U.S. Lighthouse Service, U.S. Coast Guard WWII Ponce Training Station and regional underwater archaeology. Collections consist of documents, photographs, artifacts, oral histories, exhibits and related research.
Sisters of St. Joseph, Inc.PO Box 3506
Fax (904) 826-0949
Spanish Quarter VillageClark Wullenweber, Collections Tech
The repository holds the field records documenting the research, restoration and reconstruction of the Village.
Saint Leo CollegeSister Dorothy Meuhofer
Fax (352) 588-8484
An institutional archives documenting the history of the College beginning in the early 20th century.
Florida Holocaust MuseumStephen Goldman, Museum Director
(727) 820-0100 ext. 222
Fax (727) 821-8435
This museum, organized in 1991, collects materials documenting all aspects of the holocaust through photographs, vital records, personal papers, video-taped interviews, etc. Materials begin in the early part of the century and continue to present day.
St Petersburg Junior CollegeDorothy Bell, Acquisition Librarian
Fax (727) 341-4654
SPJC is the oldest community college in Florida and the library holds documentation from the beginning of the college circa 1930.
St. Petersburg Kennel ClubLouise B. Weaver
(727) 812-3339 ext 267
This repository documents the business of racing in Florida and the South and includes racing books from 1925, records of past performance of greyhounds and photographs.
St Petersburg Museum of HistoryAnn Wikoff, Archivist
(727) 894-1052 ext. 203
Fax (727) 823-2625
This repository holds all types of archival materials including photographs, personal papers, business records, military and tourist ephemera, oral histories, etc., documenting St. Petersburg and the Pinellas peninsula.
University of South FloridaJim Schnur, Special Collections Librarian
Fax (727) 553-1196
Institutional archives plus special collections including local history, marine science, natural history collections and journalism collections such as the papers of Nelson Poynter, founder of the St. Petersburg Times.
Friends of Gulf Beaches Historical Museum115 10th Avenue
Fax (727) 363-6704
contact: Sally Yoder
This repository holds extensive collections documenting the Gulf Coast Barrier Islands from the Southern pass of Pass-A-Grille through North Redington Beach.
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
Sanibel Public LibraryPatricia J Allen, Library Director
Fax (941) 472-9524
Collection contains written and oral histories pertaining to Sanibel Island and the Lee County islands. Also holds personal papers and the published and unpublished works by Sanibel residents.
Edward Lowe Foundation3360 Higel Ave.
Fax (941) 349-5364
Sarasota County History CenterHeidi Connor, Archivist
Fax (941) 861-6893
Documenting all aspects of Sarasota County history including historic County public records, local newspapers and photographs. This repository also holds personal papers, organizational and business records complementing county history.
Jonas Kamlet Library at Sarasota OperaKarl Hesser, Director of Education
(941) 366-8450 ext. 249
Fax (941) 955-5571
This library specializes in operatic and vocal repertory: scores, recordings (audio and video), sheet music, as well as reference books and periodicals. The library also holds the papers of Helen Jepson Dellera, American soprano who starred at the Metropolitan Opera House (1935-1944). The collection includes photographs and recordings of her work. Also an institutional archive.
The John & Mable Ringling Museum of ArtDeborah Walk, Curator
Fax (941) 359-5731
This well run archives holds institutional records, the existing papers of John Ringling and documents all aspects of American circus history.
Mote Marine Laboratory LibrarySusan Stover, Librarian
Fax (941) 388-4312
This repository holds original marine research studies and technical reports based on individual research conducted at the facility as well as some institutional records.
Sebring Historical SocietyCaroline Collier, Curator
Documents the City of Sebring with photographs, family papers, city records, maps, etc.
Marion County Museum of HistoryContact: Bettie DeBary
Historical Society of Martin CountySusan Duncan, Curator
Fax (561) 225-2333
Documents Martin County and the surrounding Indian River area with oral histories, photographs and archival collections. Of particular note are glass plate negatives and early aerial photographs by local photographer and the records of the Houses of Refuge, lifesaving stations in Florida, containing logbooks, eyewitness accounts and other documentation of shipwrecks along the Florida coast.
Stuart Heritage, IncChris Sawicki, President
This small museum and archives tells the story of Martin County with photographs, correspondence, newspaper articles and historic public records.
Claude Pepper Library and MuseumClaude Pepper Center
The Claude Pepper Library and Museum contains the papers of Senator Claude Pepper, U.S. Senator (1937-1950) and Member of Congress (1962-1989). Collection contains over one million primary source government documents which pertaining to Pepper's political career and personal life. The Collection also includes audio-visual, artifacts, and photographs. The Collection is an excellent resource of information on a variety of topics as it pertains to the 20th century.
Florida Agricultural & Mechanical UniversityJames N. Eaton, Director
Fax (850) 599-2604
This repository hold records and papers relating to African Americans and their institutions in Florida and the United States.
Florida Department of Environmental ProtectionDivision of State Lands
Fax (850) 413-9001
Complete descriptions of lands in Florida including field notes, track books and original plats.
Florida Department of StateDivision of Library and Information Services
Fax (850) 488-4894
This full service archives and manuscript repository holds historic public records and extensive private collections documenting all aspects of life in Florida including centralized microfilm holdings on Florida counties, a huge Florida photographic archives, oral histories and other types of primary source materials.
Florida Department of StateDivision of Library and Information Services
Fax (850) 487-6242
Comprehensive collection of Florida ephemera, campaign literature, church histories, trading company records and other original documents about Florida from the 18th century. An extensive map collection begins in the early 1500’s.
Florida Legislative Research Center & MuseumCandice Odom, Archivist
Fax (850) 201-9671
The Florida Legislative Research Center & Museum (FLRC&M) collects, preserves, and makes available for research collections of materials of members of the Florida Legislature, including papers, photographs, oral histories, interviews, and related archival materials. The FLRC&M accepts donations of historically significant collections that document the role of the legislative branch of government and its relation to the people of Florida.
Florida State UniversityInstitute on World War II & the Human Experience
Fax (850) 644-6402
Documenting the social history and human experience of World War II participants, in the military and on the Home Front. Personal letters, diaries, documents, memoirs, oral histories, photographs, ephemera, and other materials. Of particular note, is the Tom Brokaw Collection, of war-related materials sent to the author of The Greatest Generation books.
Florida State UniversityLucia Patrick, Head
Fax (850) 644-1221
Special Collections contains rare books, the John McKay Shaw Childhood in Poetry Collection, the Napoleon and the French Revolution Collection, a Florida Collection, a Scottish Collection, Universty Archives and Photo Archives, manuscripts, and the Claude Pepper Collection.
Florida Supreme Court LibraryJoan Cannon, Librarian
Fax (850) 922-5219
This repository holds the private papers of former justices, oral histories and photographs documenting the court and the records of the Supreme Court Historical Society.
National Forests in FloridaRhonda Kimbrough, Heritage Program Manager
This archives contains land acquisition and management records, historic documentary and aerial photographs of the forests of Florida. Also hold oral and written histories from forest managers.
National Park ServiceSoutheast Archeological Center
(850) 580-3011 ext 142
Fax (850) 580-2884
This repository holds the field notes for the archeological objects found in national parks in the Southeast region. Many of the parks also retain documentation and research materials.
Tall Timbers Research StationJuanita Whiddon
(850) 893-4153 ext. 236
Fax (850) 893-6470
Institutional records beginning in 1958 and the personal papers of Henry Beadel, Herbert L. Stoddard and Henry Stevenson for The Birdlife of Florida.
Tallahassee MuseumLinda Deaton, Curator
Fax (850) 574-8243
The Museum holds photographs and ephemera documenting the Tallahassee area. Also an institutional archives.
City of TampaRosemary Hayes, Archivist/Records Manager
Fax (813) 274-8024
In addition to historic public records of the City of Tampa, the archives holds the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce photographic collection beginning in 1950. Records are in off-site storage; please call before you come.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaFlorida-Bahamas Synod
(813) 876-7660 ext. 29
Fax (813) 870-0826
Documenting the development and operation of the Lutheran Church in Florida. Correspondence, histories, reports, etc. of all Lutheran Church congregations. Archives prior to 1988 are housed in Columbia, South Carolina at the Lutheran Theological Seminary. Mary Flekke, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, is the official archivist.
Hillsborough Community CollegeJohn Huerta
Fax (813) 253-7076
An institutional archives documenting all aspects of campus life including presidential papers and program development. Documents the College beginning in 1968.
Henry B. Plant MuseumSusan Carter, Curator/Registrar
(813) 254-1891 ext. 24
Fax (813) 258-7272
This repository supports the decorative arts museum function and primarily holds photographs of the Tampa Bay Hotel building between 1890-1931.
University of South FloridaDepartment of Special Collections
Fax (813) 396-9006
The USF Tampa Library Special Collections Department, established in 1962, collects, preserves, and provides access to significant collections of Floridiana, archival and manuscript materials, 19th-century American imprints, children's and adult literature, rare books, science fiction, and sheet music for use by students, faculty, and the general public.
University of TampaMerl Kelce Library
(813) 253-6231 ext. 3057
Fax (813) 258-7426
An academic university archives and special collections including the papers of Stanley Kimmel, friend of Hemingway and the papers of Blanche Yurka, Broadway actress.
City of Tarpon SpringsP O Box 5004
Fax (727) 942-5619
Along with historic county records, this city clerks office also houses the collections of the Tarpon Springs Area Historical Society documenting Tarpon Springs including early photographs. The number for the Historical Society is (727) 938-3711.
Florida Aviation Historical SocietyE C Hoffman, President
Fax (727) 934-3894
A new archival program seeking to document the history of airports and aviation in Florida.
Lake County Historical MuseumContact: Diane D. Kamp
Lake County Historical SocietyP O Box 7800
Fax (352) 343-9814
Photographs, maps, oral and video histories, old newspapers, genealogical records and other historical records of Lake County.
Florida CollegeChatlos Library
Fax (813) 899-6828
An institutional archives beginning in 1946 and holding the papers of Presidents and photographs of activities and individuals on campus.
North Brevard Historical Museum301 South Washington Avenue
Heritage Museum AssociationChristian LaRoche, Museum Director
Fax (850) 678-2615
Documenting the history of Okaloosa and Walton counties, the Museum holds letters, business records and other materials relating to early Scottish settlers, the L and N Railroad, oral histories of pioneer families, historic country public records documenting marriages and businesses.
Venice Archives & Area Historical CollectionDorothy Korwek, Director of Historical Resources
Fax (941) 480-3031
This collection holds manuscripts of residents and organizations, oral histories, city records and photographs documenting the cities of Venice, Laurel, Osprey and Nokomis.
Indian River County Clerk of the CourtRichard Woodard
Fax (561) 770-5008
This historic public records repository holds early County records including registers of marriages beginning in 1925.
Indian River County Main LibraryPam Cooper, Supervisor
(772) 770-5060 x5
Fax (772) 770-5446
A broad ranging collection documenting family history in many states including important manuscript collections on microfilm. Rare collection on Vero Beach Naval Air Station during WWII, extensive vertical files on local history, pioneer families, etc. For a full listing of manuscript materials see website.
Wakulla Springs State ParkRon Weiss, Asst. Park Manager
Fax (850) 561-7282
This repository contains scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence and selected oral histories documenting the site as a hotel.
Palm Beach Atlantic University ArchivesDebra Mattingly
Fax (561) 803-2235
PBA began in 1968 and the archives was established in August 2001 to preserve the university's history and heritage. It includes items published by and/or related to PBAU, its founders, faculty, staff, and students.
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. & MuseumMailing Address: P.O. Box 51
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.
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