Print and Microform Resources for Genealogy at the Library

The resources listed below can be found at the Headquarters library.

Family Histories
More than 300 volumes of compiled genealogies, ranging from notebooks of pedigree charts to heavily documented multi-volume works—these are not limited to any geographic area or nationality, and donations are always welcome.

Census Records

  • All available Federal Censuses and indexes for the State of Florida [microfilm only]
  • All available State Censuses and indexes for the State of Florida [microfilm only]
  • Census of Alachua County, Florida: 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870
  • Florida State Census, Alachua County: 1850, 1860, 1870
  • Florida State Census, Gilchrist County: 1935

Records for Alachua County

  • Alachua County Cemetery Records, Volumes 1-3, plus Index Volumes 1 & 2
  • Alachua County Deed Books, 1A and B, 1826-1848
  • Alachua County, Florida Obituaries, May-December 1998
  • Alachua County Records 1830-1873
  • Book of Register, Register of Deceased Veterans, Florida No. 1: Alachua County, 1986-1970
  • Cemetery Records of Alachua County
  • Cemetary Transcriptions, Alachua & Marion Counties
  • Florida Cemetery Indexes
  • Hawthorne Reporter [microfilm only]
  • High Springs Herold, 1952-1996 [microfilm only]
  • Latchua Country News, Volumes 1 & 2
  • Latchua Country News Index, 1996-2000
  • Latchua Country Notes
  • Marion County, Florida Marriages, 1844-1900, including Alachua County, Florida, 1837-1845
  • Register of Deceased Veterans, Florida No. 1: Alachua County

Records for Other Florida Counties

  • Abstracts of will books, ... Marion County, Florida: including some marriage data and probate file numbers
  • Cemetary Transcriptions, Alachua & Marion Counties
  • "Census" Department of the South, November, 1864: For Jacksonville, Fernandina and St. Augustine, Florida: Ordered by the Department of the South, Hilton Head, South Carolina
  • Claims to land in East and West Florida, 1825
  • Family Maps of Citrus County, Florida: With Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More
  • Family Maps of Suwannee County, Florida: With Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, And More
  • Lafayette County, Florida marriage records, August 1857- October, 1996 : an index of the Lafayette County marriage records
  • Madison County Florida Family History Book, Volume 1.
  • Marion County, Florida, abstracts of deed books
  • Marriage Record Abstracts Marion County, Florida, vol. II: 1901-1919
  • Marriage Record Abstracts Marion County, Florida, vol. III: 1920-1939
  • Marriage Record Abstracts Marion County, Florida, vol. IV: 1940-1959
  • Marriage Records, 1840-1858, from Marriage Book A, St. Johns County, Florida
  • Marriages: Duval County East Florida 7 October 1823 to 5 August 1857: Clay County 5 August 1872 to 15 March 1905
  • "Old Oaks": Civil War in North Florida: Columbia, Bradford, Union and Baker Counties

City Directories

  • Coy City Directory and Guide; Gainesville, Alachua, Archer, Hawthorne, High Springs, Micanopy, Newberry, and Waldo, 1934-1935 [print and microfilm]
  • Gainesville City Directory (Polk City), 1938-Current, some years missing [print and/or microfilm]
  • Gainesville City Directory of Streets and Numbers, 1950
  • Gainesville Telephone Directory, 1907-2011 (Gainesville and surrounding vicinity; print and/or microfilm; some years missing)
  • Hill-Donnelly Cross Reference Directory, Gainesville and Surrounding Vicinity, 1969-current, some years missing [print and/or microfilm]
  • Miller's Gainesville, Florida City Directory, 1938-1954

Passenger Lists

  • The complete book of emigrants, 1751-1776
  • Filby's Passenger & Immigration Lists Index (multi-volume set, continually updated)
  • Immigrant and Passenger Arrivals: a select catalog of National Archives microfilm publications
  • Ship passenger lists: Nation and New England (1600-1825)
  • Ship passenger lists: Pennsylvania and Delaware (1641-1825)
  • Ship passenger lists: the South (1538-1825)

Military Records

  • Revolutionary War Bounty Land Grants: Awarded by State Governments
  • Index of Revolutionary War Pension Applications
  • Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Records: Volume 1, 2, 4, 5,6
  • Index to Old Wars Pension Files, 1815-1926
  • Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926
  • Index to Georgia Civil War Confederate Pension Files
  • Register of Florida CSA Pension Application
  • War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (121-volume set); this collection, in its online version, can be keyword-searched, thus serving as an index to the Library's print version.