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HMCPL Special Collections

HMCPL Special Collections is the community's archive. We empower individuals to seek their past, explore Huntsville and Madison County, and connect with history.

Genealogical Research


noun: an account of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or from older forms.

Special Collections serves as the library system’s multimedia resource center for genealogical and local history research. You can explore some of our resources using the navigation menu.

Have a question? Call or email us!


We are located on the 2nd Floor of the Downtown Huntsville Library.
915 Monroe St. SW
Huntsville, Alabama 35801