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 archives@dos.myflorida.com.


SearchAdvanced Search  | Browse Indexes | Browse Collections  | FAQ

Details Page

Click on for detailed listing.

Record Group Number: 000151
Series/Collection Number: .S 1284
Creator: Florida. Office of Secretary of State.
Title, Dates: State and county directories, 1845-1997.
Amount: 65.00 v.
Medium Included:
Organization/Arrangement: Chronological.
Restrictions:
Terms Governing Use:
Biographical/Historical:
Summary:     This series may serve as a listing of state and county officials, or as an index to the volumes containing records of commission issued to individuals who were appointed or elected to state or local government offices (Series 1285 through 1290).  Gaps in the series occur for the years 1858-1861 and 1864-1870.
    The first five volumes of the series contain indexes for state and county officials for the period 1845 to 1857.  The sixth volume contains entries for May 9, 1861 - December 2, 1863.  These volumes are arranged by office title and then by county name.
    From 1871 to 1937 both classes of officers were entered into a single volume indexed alphabetically by county name and then by state office.  From 1889 to 1937 this volume was known as the State Directory.
    From 1937 through 1961 the same information that had been entered into a single volume was divided into a State Directory and a County Directory.  The directories from 1937 to 1961 are indexed in separate volumes (Volumes 30-35) arranged alphabetically by state office and county name.  This set of volumes correspond to a Governor's term of office.  For example, there is a State Directory, a County Directory, and an index for the period 1937 to 1941.
Finding Aids: Volume 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: Commissions. aat
Florida Officials and employees
Added Entries