We are currently in the process of renovations to the Special Collections and University Archives Department
throughout the summer of 2016. We will remain open for patrons wishing to perform research.
For your convenience please call to schedule the best time to visit.
Thank you for your patience.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS The Special Collections Department aquires, preserves and provides access to unique primary source materials (rare books, manuscripts, archives, artifacts and media) pertaining to the geographic, national and cultural regions of Latin America, the Caribbean, Miami and Florida which span disciplines from the sciences to the humanities.
UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES The University Archives serves as the depository of the official records relating to the founding, development of and future plans for Florida International University.
Before visiting us, please look through our Planning a Visit page for information about research and our policies and procedures.
If you have questions, want to schedule a class or conduct research please contact us.
DIGITAL COLLECTIONS Special Collections' and University Archives provides digital access to documents, photographs, maps, videos, music, artwork and rare books focusing on the history, literature, culture, architecture and arts of the countries of the Caribbean basin and the Florida International University community..
Highlights from the Digital Collection:
Hopkins' plat book of Miami. G.M. Hopkins & Co. 1925. Plat book of Miami, Florida and suburbs from official records, private plans and actual surveys.