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University of Central Florida Vertical File

Identifier: UA28B

Scope and Contents

Topics include UCF departments, organizations, events, teams, and individuals as well as information on Orlando, local history, book arts, printing and typography, and artists in the Bryant collection. Files generally contain materials such as pamphlets, brochures, memos, publications, newsletters, clippings, photographs, and many other document types.


  • Created: Circa 1970-2012


The entire collection is open for research.

Copyright Statement

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical or Historical Information

The Vertical File was collected over time by Special Collections and University Archives Staff to serve as a reference file for subjects relating to the collections held in the University Archives and the Special Collections. The Vertical File contains numerous files on the University's colleges, institutes, departments, events, organizations, sports, and buildings. Any material previously found in the Vertical File that has a collection in University Archives has been placed with their collection. Additional subjects include a variety of Central Florida and Orlando institutions, events, and organizations, topical files for artists in the Bryant West Indies collection, and background information on fine bindings, printers, presses, and fine book formats.


20 Linear Feet


The Vertical File contains a variety of collected materials on University of Central Florida, local history, typography and book arts, and the West Indies, subjects relating to the collections held by the Special Collections. Files are may contain a variety of materials including newsletters, clippings, brochures, pamphlets, documents, photographs, and other items.

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged in an alphabetical subject file of collected materials.

Method of Acquisition

It is unknown who transferred these materials to the University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives in the 20th century (CFU19XX_01).

Accruals and Additions

Collection Identifier: CFU19XX_01

Related Materials

For more information on Special Collections and University Archives, please see our website. The Vertical Files are subject files that relate to all collections in the Special Collections and University Archives. Vertical Files are particularly useful for information on University organizations, units, and offices.

Processing Information

Collection processed by and finding aid prepared by Rebecca Hammond and Elizabeth Konzak in 2005. Documents are filed in alphabetical order by topic and stored in filing cabinets in the Special Collections Reading Room. The collection was worked on in June of 2007 resulting in edition 2 of the finding aid. The collection was worked on again in December of 2010 and was updated for consistency among all collections by Nava Cohen resulting in edition 3. The finding aid was placed into Archon, with adjustments made for Archon and resulting in edition 4, by Mary Rubin in 2015. The acquisition method field and the subjects were updated by Kryslynn Collazo in 2018, resulting in edition 5.
University of Central Florida Vertical File
Rebecca Hammond and Elizabeth Konzak; additional work by Nava Cohen
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the UCF University Archives Repository

Special Collections & University Archives
University of Central Florida Libraries
P.O. Box 162666
Orlando Florida 32816-2666 US
(407) 823-2576