Skip to content
Department of State Homepage State Library & Archives of Florida Services for Citizens Services for State Employees Services for Librarians Services for Archivists Services for Records Managers

Division of Library and Information Services : Research : Search Our Catalogs : Archives Catalog

State Archives of Florida Online Catalog

Magnifying glass over a document.

The Online Catalog allows searching and browsing of information about the Florida State Archives’ holdings of over 48,000 cubic feet of state and local government records and historical manuscripts. The catalog provides descriptions of over 3,400 collections and lists the contents of containers and folders in many of those collections. For assistance with accessing and using State Archives collections, call our Reference Staff at 850.245.6719 or email us at

SearchAdvanced Search  | Browse Indexes | Browse Collections  | FAQ

Details Page

Click on for detailed listing.

Record Group Number: 000940
Series/Collection Number: .S 7
Creator: Florida. Special Commission for the Study of Abolition of Death Penalty in Capital Cases.
Title, Dates: Records, 1963-1965.
Amount: 1.00 cubic ft.
Medium Included:
Organization/Arrangement: Unarranged.
Terms Governing Use:
Biographical/Historical:     The Special Commission for the Study of Abolition of Death Penalty in Capital Cases was created in 1963 (Ch. 63-362, Laws) to investigate and study the abolition of the death penalty, and to report its results and recommendations to the next legislative session.  The Commission was abolished after it reported in 1965.
Summary:     The series documents the commission's investigation in determining public opinion on the abolition of the death penalty. The documents include minutes of public hearings, correspondence and the commission's final report.

Finding Aids: Folder listing available.
Additional Physical Form:
Reproduction Note:
Location of Originals/Duplicates:
Associated Materials:
Language Notes:
Ownership/Custodial History:
Publication Note:
General Note:
Electronic Records Access:
Subject Access Fields: Capital punishment History Florida
Added Entries