The Alger-Sullivan Lumber Company built the mill town Century in the early 20th century, collection contains business records, many photographs and examples of the logging and lumber industries of the late 1800s and the 1900s in three (FREE!) museums: The Boxcar, Post Office, Leach House Museum
Stores Case records for the Clerk of the Circuit Court, the Board of County Commissioners and the State Attorney’s office and historical documents for Escambia County. Marriage Books, Old Wills and Will Books, Spanish Census of Pensacola, Slave Records and Military Discharge Books.
120 E Blount Street, Pensacola, FL
This repository documents all aspects of Naval Aviation, but the primary focus is on the development of U.S. Naval Aviation from 1911–present, though there are manuscript collections that cover non-aviation related naval activities. 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.
Has a collection of books on Florida History and some College periodicals such as catalogs, newspapers, fact books, planning documents, handbooks, self studies. College Archives is located on the first floor of the main Pensacola campus library, in the Zaragoza-Goode Room.
Documents 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 for the University.
The Historic Pensacola properties consists of 28 locations on the National Register. Includes the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum, has artifacts, Americana, and West Florida history, in permanent and traveling exhibits. The Pensacola Children’s Museum features hands-on learning. The Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site, in Milton, Florida, is an antebellum industrial site offering a historical experience as well as the opportunity to visit a unique wetland ecosystem. The Norman Simons Building has the Pensacola Historical Society Resource Center.
The non-circulating geneology library houses a collection of local history and genealogical resources including holdings owned by the West Florida Genealogical Society. Sponsors the Explore Pensacola History, a series of presentations assembled and scheduled by the West Florida Public Library System, which brings together expert historians, archeologists, students, teachers, aficionados and other community members in the exploration, interpretation and preservation of local and regional history.