This collection of glass plate negatives was donated to us in 2017 by Geoff Steven. The Maunder Family lived in Hamilton c.1900-1914.
Explore some of our cartographic collection. To view more of the collection, contact the team to book a time!
Can you help us identify these World War 1 Soldiers?
Explore items from our Community Archives. We are frequently updating information, if you can't find what you are looking for, please contact us as it may not be publicly viewable yet.
From December 2011 - March 2020, Perry, our Heritage Librarian - Photographs contributed images to the History Page of the Waikato Times. The History Page was revived in 2021 and the Library is proud to continue it's association, with Rowan, our Digital Delivery Librarian now also contributing. Explore some of the contributions and add your thoughts in the comments!
Explore a selection of images showing all manner of transport from our collection.
Explore how Frankton has changed over time. For a more detailed history of the area, check out https://hamiltonlibraries.co.nz/heritage/exhibitions/frankton-history/
Explore the unique history of this central Hamilton location. To learn more about this history of Garden Place, including the hill that used to be there, check out https://hamiltonlibraries.co.nz/heritage/exhibitions/garden-place/
Explore how Hamilton East has changed through time!
Explore the history of the suburb of Claudelands. For a more detailed overview, check out https://hamiltonlibraries.co.nz/heritage/exhibitions/claudelands-through-the-years/