The Library Special Collections Enrichment Fund is used to acquire materials for the Special Collections Department. Funds may be used to acquire collections, purchase materials for preservation needs, and to digitize collections for global access and research.
The Thomas G. Carpenter Library serves all UNF students, faculty and members of the Jacksonville community at large. Open up the world of the library’s unique digital collections and find faculty and student works, Special Collections and university archives, and the heritage of the Northeast Florida region. Discover what's unique about UNF, Jacksonville, and Florida by exploring the treasure trove of rare, valuable, and unusual documents and artifacts in the Library's Special Collections.
To learn more regarding donation of archives or your special collection please contact the Library Dean.
The resources of the Special Collections section of the Thomas G. Carpenter Library include University Archives, Rare Materials, and the Personal Papers and primary source materials of prominent individuals and organizations. Special Collections is located on the first floor of the Library in room 1301.
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. by appointment
The Northeast Florida Literary Heritage Collection consists of first editions, manuscripts, papers, correspondence, autographs, and other materials from literary authors living in or writing about Northeast Florida. The collection also holds the work of emerging Northeast Florida poets, fiction writers, playwrights, and screen writers who are the literary voices of today and tomorrow. With digital as well as print texts, the collection makes the literary heritage of Northeast Florida available to researchers, scholars, and other interested readers from the region and beyond.