We have an extensive local newspaper collection on microfilm such as:
The Archives was established in 1976 in order to house the rare, fragile, and unique material that has been part of the library collection since 1818.
The material in our repository is varied and includes the Zeitler Rare Book Collection. Our historic photograph collection is composed of over 25,000 photographic prints and originals, with content ranging from depictions of street scenes and cotton mills throughout Huntsville’s history to portraits of prominent citizens. In addition, we house scrap books, original artwork, local business and organization records, early church records and minutes, diaries and personal correspondence including materials from the Civil War.