The Frederick C. Cubberly Collection includes three different types of materials: papers related to Cubberly's historical research, documents from peonage trials, and certificates of his appointments to various government positions. There are many typewritten copies of short articles Cubberly wrote about various topics in Florida history, as well as a manuscript of the history of Archer, Florida, from 1880-1900. Also included is correspondence documenting his search for information about Judah P. Benjamin, a Confederate politician who fled the United States after the Civil War and escaped through Florida.