Two books by Zonira Hunter Tolles tell the history of the area: Bonnie Melrose: The Early History of Melrose, Florida; and Shadows in the Sand: A History of the Land and the People in the Vicinity of Melrose, Florida.
Undated plat map of Melrose. Early Melrose has been photographed more extensively than any other location in Clay County.
Books at the Archives
Melrose Architectural & Historical Survey (binder)
Yesterday in Florida (Melrose), by Kennie L. Howard