State Government Records
The core of the Archives' collection is over 30,000 cubic feet of records that document the activities of Florida’s Territorial and State Government from 1821 to present. These records:
- Have enduring historical research value.
- Provide a record of state agencies of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches.
- Gubernatorial records
- Legislative committee bill files
- Supreme Court case files
- Military records
- Florida Folklife Collection
- Administrative code records
- Records of cabinet officers and their departments
Our timeline of territorial and state governors links to relevant collections in the Archives, including photographs, portraits, correspondence and other papers.
Supreme Court Records
- Supreme Court of Florida
- Cannot look up a case by the Southern Reporter number.
- Cases issued an opinion at Supreme Court level.
- Cases given permanent retention schedule.
- Find official decisions in the Federal Reporter held at the State Library.
- Florida Supreme Court Cases, 1825-2013
- Florida Supreme Court Death Penalty Case Files, 1973-2013
- To confirm whether or not a file has been destroyed, search the Florida Supreme Court Docket.
- Oral arguments with transcriptions, 1997-present
- FSU Law Library Digital Projects, including briefs and opinions