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.
The majority of the center’s archival holdings consist of records relating to the history of Africans and African Americans, especially their institutions and organizations. Manuscripts, rare books, journals, magazines, maps, newspapers, and photographs. Individuals from an array of professions, as well as, businesses, social, civic and religious groups donated the majority of museum and archival material.
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.
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. Home to Florida Memory digital collection.
Collects, preserves, and makes availablefor 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.
Previously called Florida Legislative Research Center & Museum. Legislative Research Center is on the Ground floor of the building.
Documents 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.
Primary areas of collection strengths include rare books, the John McKay Shaw Childhood in Poetry Collection, Napoleon and the French Revolution, Florida political collections, Southern business history, literary manuscripts, local and regional history, and the Archives and Photo Archives documenting the history of Florida State University.
Holds the private papers of former justices, oral histories and photographs documenting the court and the records of the Supreme Court Historical Society. Includes an extensive selection of primary Florida legal materials, going back to before statehood. The collection also includes primary and secondary federal materials, and secondary materials dealing with the law in all 50 states and also has an extensive collection of historical law of the United Kingdom.
Holds field notes, documentation and records of archeological investigations and objects from 60 parks in the Southeast Regional Office. Also research materials such as drawings, photographs and ongoing digital media public outreach and information display. Provides interagency support to help carry out the Secretary of the Interior’s responsibilities to other agencies for cultural resources compliance, archeological site stabilization, resource planning, and public education and outreach.
Located in the Mellon building are the Institutional records from 1958 to the present. Private papers including diaries of Henry Ludlow Beadel and his wife Genevieve Dillon Beadel, their extensive film collection; correspondence, field notes and photographs of Herbert L. Stoddard, Edward V. Komarek, Roy Komarek and Henry Stevenson for The Birdlife of Florida.
Restricted access. Primarily for the use of its staff. External use is limited and requests should be submitted in writing and will be reviewed by the archivist and the executive director.
A 52-acre outdoor Museum located on Lake Bradford. It contains an 1880s farmstead, historical buildings, live collection of native wildlife and plant life and scenic grounds. Focuses on North Florida with its displays of vernacular architecture and live animals historically native to the region.