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About

 

Charlotte County, Florida is fortunate to have access to numerous collections of one-of-a-kind photographs, books, manuscripts, documents, genealogy records, artifacts and ephemera (e.g., advertisements, greeting cards, letters, pamphlets, postcards, posters and tickets) related to its rich and colorful history. The collections include items of interest to researchers, historians and patrons alike of Charlotte County, the State of Florida, the US and the world. Thousands of items make up these diverse collections of materials.

 


Charlotte County Historical Center and Staff

 

The Charlotte County History Collections is a dynamic and growing database and public comments and suggestions are welcome. We ask all those viewing the items in the collections with missing or incorrect data to please share their information and specific knowledge of people, places and things by emailing us at Crystal.Diff@CharlotteCountyFL.gov. Thank you for helping us grow the Charlotte County History Collections.

 

 

Statement on Copyright

 

All items in the Charlotte County History Collections are copyright protected. Use of materials from these collections beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.


Any commercial use of this material is prohibited without prior permission from the Charlotte County History Collections and the holding institution(s). Requests for permission to use images from the Charlotte County History Collections should be made directly to:

The Charlotte County Historical Center
514 East Grace Street
Punta Gorda, Florida 33950
Telephone 941-629-7278

 


Digital Image Order

 

The Charlotte County History Collections will fill image requests from our patrons provided all usage requirements are met. To request an image from the digital collections, please return the completed and signed Charlotte County History Collections Digital Image Order Form, along with payment, to:

The Charlotte County Historical Center
514 East Grace Street
Punta Gorda, Florida 33950

Cost per image, which includes an optical disc, shipping and handling, is $20.

Charlotte County History Collections Digital Image Order Form - Adobe PDF

 

 

Funding and Support for the Charlotte County History Collections

 

Charlotte County Government wishes to thank The Institute of Museum and Library Services for its past funding and support for the Charlotte County History Collections project. 

About The Institute of Museum and Library Services

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums in the US. The mission of IMLS is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. The Institute works at the national level and in coordination with state and local organizations to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge; enhance learning and innovation; and support professional development.

 


Contact Us

 

For more information or general inquiries, please contact:

The Charlotte County Historical Center
514 East Grace Street
Punta Gorda, Florida 33950
Telephone 941-629-7278
Email Crystal.Diff@CharlotteCountyFL.gov

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