Selected Special Collections
Jay I. Kislak Collection
Early American history and culture of Florida, the Caribbean, and Mesoamerica. (over 3,000 items).
The unique collection encompasses more than three thousand rare books, maps, manuscripts, historic documents, artifacts, and works of art related to early American history and the cultures of Florida, the Caribbean, and Mesoamerica. It is considered among the finest collections of its kind in the world, one that brings together material that is of equal interest to scholars and the general public.