|Collections in the YHS Archives:|
The YHS Archives contains the following collections related to people and places in Ypsilanti's history.
Bible – Family
Book – Early Education
Book – Local History
City & Township
Directory – City & County
Family History Capers
Location - Street
Tax Assessment Rolls
Yearbook - Education
The Archives are located in the basement of the Museum. The main entrance is on the north side of the Museum. You may park in the Museum parking lot or in the church lot across the street.
The Archives are open Tuesday through Sunday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm except on national holidays. Serious historians and researchers, who need additional times or days, should call Gerry Pety at 734-572-0437 to make further arrangements.
Digital Photo Archives Project:
The Digital Photo Archives Project is a cooperative venture between the Ypsilanti Historical Society and the University of Michigan Digital Library System. When completed the collection will contain approximately 5,000 photographs dating from the 1850s to the present. Images included cover people, buildings, homes, events, celebrations and other subjects. Click here to go to the web pages for the Digital Photo Archives Project.