The Sarah D. and L. Kirk McKay, Jr. Archives Center

The McKay Archives collects, organizes, preserves, and describes:
the Institutional history and records of Florida Southern College;
Faculty papers;
Alumni papers;
several Florida Politicians associated with the College;
and the history of Florida Citrus.

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Getting started with your research

We are open to the public and invite research in all our materials.

Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Please check the academic calender for holidays. Please call ahead for specific information: 863-680-4453.

** The McKay Archives invites the FSC community to share your experience of the Covid-19 pandemic with others. Please contact Archivist Gerrianne Schaad. **

The Center also houses the Governor Lawton M. Chiles Center for Florida History (863-680-4312) and the Ruth K. and Charles T. Thrift, Jr., Florida United Methodist Heritage Center. Arrangements to use the Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church materials must be made through the Conference Archivist (863-680-4992).


Gerrianne Schaad, CA, 863-680-4994 or

Amy Skillen, 863-616-6487 or

McKay Archives Hours

Sunday Closed
Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday Closed



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