The History Center's library and archives are located in the Joseph L. Brechner Research Center. The research center is open to the public by appointment only.

Visiting Hours
Monday - Friday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. by appointment only.

Archivist (407) 836-8584

Librarian (407) 836-8541

Historical Society collection postcard, circa 1940.

Featured Materials

Sanborn fire insurance maps; building permits; city directories; architectural and real estate resources; and genealogy resources.

Local history reference books; directories of local organizations dating from the 1800s; and high school yearbooks

Clipping files on thousands of subjects, including local individuals and families, businesses, and significant events

Personal papers of notable individuals including civic and government leaders

Records of local organizations and businesses

Central Florida maps from the 1840s to the present