Explore some of our cartographic collection. To view more of the collection, contact the team to book a time!
Explore how Hamilton East has changed through time!
Explore a selection of images showing all manner of transport from our collection.
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 the history of the suburb of Claudelands. For a more detailed overview, check out https://hamiltonlibraries.co.nz/heritage/exhibitions/claudelands-through-the-years/
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/
Can you help us identify these World War 1 Soldiers?
Photographs, leaflets, programmes, and posters from Hamilton’s heritage cinemas. These historic theatres include the State Theatre / Carlton Theatre, the Civic Theatre, the Embassy Theatre, and the Royal Theatre.
Historic hotels including Hamilton Hotel, the Royal Hotel, the Commercial Hotel, and the Empire Hotel.
Photographs of H & J Court's window displays. These provide a view of historic fashions.