Our research assistants, experienced in both genealogy and local history, are here to help with your research.
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Hamilton History Centre members have access to the original copies of the Hamilton Spectator, housed at the paper's archives. We are able to research for specific enquiries in these papers which are otherwise not accessible to the general public. Research of the Hamilton Spectator newspapers can only be undertaken if a date, month or year can be provided. Research fees apply.
Many historical photographs have been gathered and are presented in indexed folders for easy perusal. Copies of these photographs are available for purchase in the following formats:
Please see below for fees.
We are happy to lookup information in the records we have. You can either email us or write to us. Please provide as much information as you can, including topic, dates and names. The more specific you can be, the easier it will be for us to locate what you are looking for. There may be a fee associated with searching for information. Please feel free to make an enquiry by contacting the Centre.
Research, use of the library resources, duty staff assistance and copying
Research undertaken on behalf of enquirer
$15 per hour
Use of the History Centre's resources with little or no help
$10 per hour
$5 per hour
$10 per digital image
$13 per image on 10cm x 15cm photographic paper
$15 per image on A4 photographic paper
A4 colour $1 per page
A3 colour $2 per page
A4 B&W 30c per page
A3 B&W $1.60 per page
Church marriage transcript copies $10
While the Hamilton History Centre has in its ownership many unique records, photographs and manuscripts, we may not always own copyrights. As such we may or may not be able to provide you with direct copies without first gaining permission of the copyright owner. This may incur additional fees.