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[6 Apr 2010 | 4 Comments | ]

For non-county residents unable to visit the archives, basic look-up and copying services (such as obituaries and city directory listings) are provided at a cost of $5.00 for each search. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the customer. Many customers send us a check along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope or a FedEx/UPS mailer. The mailing address is:
Monroe County Public Library
Florida History Department
700 Fleming Street
Key West, FL 33040
ph: 305-809-5260
Since most of the items in the archives are fragile or rare, we don’t loan these materials out for the purpose of …

Florida History FAQs »

[6 Apr 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Our Florida History Department is located in the Key West Library and maintains the same hours. Click here for hours and location. Our historian, Tom Hambright, does take an occasional vacation, so please call before planning a trip. Tom may be reached at 305-809-5260 or email hambright-tom@monroecounty-fl.gov
We provide access to most of the original items in our Florida History archival collections. Library staff, however, reserves the right to restrict handling or copying of materials which may jeopardize the records’ continued preservation.
Customers may duplicate archival materials using their own digital capture …

Florida History FAQs »

[6 Apr 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Customers may duplicate archival materials using their own digital capture or photographic equipment. Some archival material may also be available in digital format. Downloads of low-resolution, archival images or audio files from the library’s websites are available free of charge. (Here’s a link to our main gallery of heritage photographs and documents: http://bit.ly/keyspix) High-resolution reproductions (generally, uncompressed, full-size master files) can be provided on removable storage media or delivered to an FTP or Dropbox account at a cost of $10.00 per image. Non-profit and research organizations may be granted a …