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Grand Rapids History & Special Collections

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The Grand Rapids History & Special Collections department collects, preserves, and shares the history of our community, through photographs, diaries, posters, maps and other records. You can research your house, your family, a business or your neighborhood. 

The Grand Rapids History & Special Collections department is currently open by appointment only. To ask questions or set up an appointment, please call 616-988-5400 (ext 5497) or send us an email through our contact form.

Local History Research from Home

Digital resources you can use from anywhere

Grand Rapids History & Special Collections | Service Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Main Library 1 – 7 pm 1 – 7 pm 10 am – 4 pm CLOSED 10 am – 4 pm 10 am – 4 pm

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