Published Resources


Seminole County (General):


    Ellis, Gary D., et. al.
    Cultural Resources Study of Seminole County, Florida
    [Sanford, Fla.: Seminole County, Fla.?] 1994.

    Francke, Arthur E.
    Early Days of Seminole County, Florida.
    [Sanford, Fla.]: Seminole County Historical Commission in cooperation with Seminole Community College, Office of Community Instructional Services, c1984.

    Robison, Jim.
    Flashbacks: the Story of Central Florida's Past.
    Orlando: Orange County Historical Society and the Orlando Sentinel, c1995.
    ISBN: 1569430519

    Seminole County Historical Commission.
    Seminole County Historical Society.
    Seminole County Tourist Development Council.
    A Sightseeing Tour of Seminole County Historic Sites: Traveling Around Seminole County.
    [Sanford, Fla.]: The Commission, 1991.

Cities of Seminole County:
    Johnston, Mary E.
    Goldenrod Historical Society, Inc.
    Gathering Clusters of Goldenrod.

    Shofner, Jerrell H.
    A History of Altamonte Springs, Florida.
    Altamonte Springs, Fla.: City of Altamonte Springs in association with Tabby House Charlotte Harbor, Florida, c1995.
    ISBN: 0964586304

    Green, Margaret Sprout.
    Wesley, Margaret Green.
    Lake Mary’s Beginnings and the Roaring Twenties in Lake Mary and Sanford, Florida.
    Chuluota [Fla.]: Mickler House, 1986, c1984
    ISBN 0913122505

    Adicks, Richard, and Neely, Donna M.
    Oviedo: a Biography of a Town.
    Ovideo, Fla.: Richard Adicks and Donna Neely, c1992

    Oviedo Historical Society
    Ovideo Circa 1960.
    Oviedo, FL: The Society, 1982

    Schaal, Peter
    Sanford and the World War II years, 1936-1945.
    [Orlando, Fla.?] P. Schaal, c1975.

    Schaal, Peter
    Sanford as I Knew It, 1912-1935.
    [Orlando? Fla.,1970]

    Bishop, Kathrine
    Sanford Now and Then: an Official Project of the Greater Sanford Chamber of Commerce, Commemorating the Incorporating of the city of Sanford, 1877.
    [Sanford, Fla?]: Greater Sanford Chamber of Commerce, 1976?


    R. L. Polk & Co.
    Sanford (Sanford, Florida) City Directory: Including DeBary and Lake Mary. Richmond, Va.: R. L. Polk, annually

    No complete set of city directories has surfaced.

    Sanford Chamber of Commerce: Various holdings

    Museum of Seminole County History: Various holdings

    Seminole County Public Library System: 1983-86, 1988, 1990-93

    Sanford Museum: (Please note: copies from these directories are not available.)

      1886 (non-Polk city directory), 1909, 1917-1918, 1924-1925, 1926-1927, 1947, 1952, 1954, 1956-7, 1959-61, 1963-82, 1988-92

    The Sanford Herald

    The Seminole County Public Library System has the Sanford Herald newspaper on microfilm from August 22, 1908 - August 31, 1996.

    There is no index that I am aware of at this time.