The Black Archives houses more than 500,000 individual archival records that are cataloged
and available for public use.
Requests for reference service and materials can be made via phone or in-person visits.
These units are closed on the weekends and holidays. At, present, most reference request
are made in person. While others are handled by telephone. All of the center's archival
records and reference materials are non-circulating. Certain materials are available
for photocopying and other forms of reproduction. However, some rare and fragile materials
may not be available for photocopying or other electronic re-productions. For additional
information about research and reference procedures, please call (850) 599-3020.