Witt Research Center

The Currie B. and Lavinia Sparkman Witt Research Center features a comprehensive collection of regional and state subject resources including:

  • Historical census records
  • Newspapers and periodicals featuring catalogs and indexes
  • Private papers such as personal journals and manuscripts
  • Biographical resources
  • Hillsborough County church and cemetery records
  • Subject and family files directed towards regional interest
  • Contemporary and rare books relating to Florida

*** Appointments are currently on hold until after our third-floor expansion is complete ***

The Witt Research Center is open by appointment only. Please call (813) 204-2629 to schedule your visit. We request that appointments be scheduled at least three days in advance of your visit.