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Florida Collection

The Florida Collection is located on the 2nd floor of the Main Library. It is a special collection of non-circulating items that focus on Florida, Leon County and the surrounding area. A random selection includes 1850 Leon County Census, Laws of Leon County 1820-1956, the Magnolia Monthly (a periodical about Wakulla County from the 1960’s), Leon County Hunting Plantations, a historical & architectural survey and Apalachee, a publication of the Tallahassee Historical Society.

Included are a selection of donated yearbooks from Florida State University, Leon, Rickards, Godby and Lincoln high schools, some dating back to the 1950s. There are city directories from 1925 and telephone books from 1917.