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Florida's rich history is stored in a variety of collections across Florida and the United States. Selected institutions with significant collections on Florida communities, history, and culture are listed below by subject. Many of these institutions offer inter-library loan, reference desk, and Ask A Librarian virtual reference services to the public. Please contact specific institutions directly for additional information on accessing collections. Contact us to suggest related sites not yet listed or for help using the Florida Heritage site.

Select one of the following categories:
ARCHIVES AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY ARCHEOLOGY
CEMETARY RECORDS CIVIL WAR GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS
LIBRARIES,ARCHIVES, & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS MAPS MUSEUMS & HISTORICAL SOCIETIES
NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY NEWSPAPERS PEOPLE
PHOTOGRAPHS & VISUAL IMAGES STATISTICS

 

ARCHIVES
State Archives
State Library of Florida,
Florida Department of State
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Ask A Librarian: http://www.askalibrarian.org/vrl_intro.asp?library=FLOLSL00

U.S. National Archives & Records Administration (NARA)
Including information on the Genealogy Research Room.
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740
Contact Us: http://www.archives.gov/global_pages/contact_us.html


AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
Black Archives (FAMU)
including the Black Archives Electronic Gallery
Florida A&M University
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 599-3020

Black Archives History & Research Foundation
5400 NW 22nd Avenue, 7th Floor
Caleb Center
Miami, Florida 33142
(305) 654-6545

Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network, FAAHP
John G. Riley Center/Museum of African American History & Culture
419 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, Florida 323601

The Black Experience: A Guide to African American Resources in the Florida State Archives
Florida Department of State, Division of Library & Information Services
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Ask A Librarian: http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us/stlib/ref.html

Materials on the Destruction of Rosewood, Florida
Florida Department of State, Division of Library & Information Services
includes a Bibliography of additional materials.


ARCHAEOLOGY
Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
(850) 245-6444
Feedback Form/Contact Information: http://www.flheritage.com/archaeology/

Florida Archaeology
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida - Powell Hall
P.O. Box 112710
Gainesville, Florida 32611
(352) 846-2000


CEMETERY RECORDS
City-Owned Cemeteries Master Burial Index
City of Tallahassee, Real Estate Division
Names Found in Florida Cemeteries
Tallahassee Trust for Historic Preservation & Paul Donovan
Contact: http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us/cgi-bin/cemeterydata/background.htm


CIVIL WAR
Documenting the American South
Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Subject Index/Feedback: http://docsouth.unc.edu

Florida in the Civil War
A Museum of Florida History exhibit.
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 245-6400


GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS
MyFlorida.com, The Official Portal of the State of Florida: Government links
Find a State of Florida agency or Florida local government counties and cities
FAQ/Contact Us: http://myflorida.custhelp.com

Florida Public Documents Collection, State Library of Florida
Includes a list of Florida State Documents Depositories
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Contact a Fla. depository library:http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us/library/deplist.cfm

State University Libraries of Florida
Government documents holdings are accessible via the online catalog WebLuis,
including PALMM digital library collections with digitized documents such as Florida Historical Legal Documents, Florida Environments Online, and Reclaiming the Everglades.
U.S. Census Bureau
Department of Commerce
Including Publications, Census 2000, American FactFinder, and State & County QuickFacts
4700 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, MD
Contact Us: http://www.census.gov/main/www/contacts.html

More Federal, State, & Local government resources via FirstGov: http://www.firstgov.gov


LIBRARIES, ARCHIVES, & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Library of Congress
Especially, American Memory digital library collections such as America from the Great Depression to WWII, American Life Histories, and Built in America.
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540
Ask A Librarian: http://www.askalibrarian.org/vrl_intro.asp?library=FLOLSL00

Florida's Libraries: an On-line Database of Library Information
State Library of Florida, Florida Department of State
Florida Collection, Florida Memory, and State Archives
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Ask A Librarian: http://www.askalibrarian.org/vrl_intro.asp?library=FLOLSL00

State University Libraries of Florida
Holdings information is accessible via the online catalog,
including PALMM digital library collections, the Florida State Archives, and the P. K. Yonge Library of Florida History, UF

University of Miami Libraries
Including the Cuban Heritage, Florida, and other Special Collections & Archives
1300 Memorial Dr.
Coral Gables, Florida 33124
Ask OTTO: http://www.library.miami.edu/ask_a_librarian.html

More Libraries & their Catalogs via LibDex: http://www.libdex.com


MAPS
Florida Historical Map Collection
P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History, University of Florida

World Map Collection, PALMM


MUSEUMS & HISTORICAL SOCIETIES
Florida Historical Society
1320 Highland Avenue
Melbourne, FL 32935
(321) 254-9855

Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida - Powell Hall
P.O. Box 112710
Gainesville, Florida 32611
(352) 846-2000

Historical Museum of Southern Florida
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, Florida 33130
Departments & Staff: http://www.hmsf.org/about-contact.htm

Museum of Florida History, Division of Historical Resources
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
(850) 245-6400

Tampa Bay History Center


NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY
Calusa, Tequesta, and Timucua
Miami Circle, HMSF
Calusa Artifacts: Remnants of a Vanished Culture, ENP
The Calusa:"The Shell Indians", FCIT
The Timucua in St. Augustine, FNHM

Miccosukees and Seminoles
Miccosukee Seminole Nation
Seminole Tribe
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida
Seminole History

General History
Prehistoric Native Americans
South Florida Archaeology and Ethnography, FMNH


NEWSPAPERS
UF Newspaper Article Database, 1762-1885
Florida Newspaper Project


PEOPLE
Florida Biography Index
Governors' Portraits & Biographies


PHOTOGRAPHS & VISUAL IMAGES
PALMM Visual Collections
Including Mile Markers: Linking Keys History, Florida Aerial Photography, and Type Specimens from the University of Florida Herbarium.

Florida Photographic Archive, Florida State Archives

Collections from the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, including the Miami News Collection, Ralph Munroe Photographs, and Claude C. Matlack Photographs


STATISTICS

Florida Facts & History
Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Ask A Librarian: http://www.askalibrarian.org/vrl_intro.asp?library=FLOLSL00

U.S. National Archives & Records Administration (NARA)
Including the Genealogy Research Room.
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740
Contact Us: http://www.archives.gov/global_pages/contact_us.html

U.S. Census Bureau
Department of Commerce
Including Selected Historical Decennial Census Population and Housing Counts and Census 2000 Gateway.
4700 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, MD
Contact Us: http://www.census.gov/main/www/contacts.html

More federal, state, & local government statistical sources via Fedstats: http://www.fedstats.gov

 
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