Ypsilanti Historical Society
220 North Huron Street - Ypsilanti, MI 48197

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Museum: 734-484-0080
Archives: 734-217-8236

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Collections in the YHS Archives:

The YHS Archives contains the following collections related to people and places in Ypsilanti's history.

Atlas
Bible Family
Black History
Book Early Education
Book Local History
Business
Cemetery
Church
City & Township
Civil Docket
Criminal Docket
Diary
Education
Directory City & County
Family
Family History Capers
General Subject
Gleanings
Location - Street
Map
Michigan Pioneer
Newspaper
News Clippings
Obituary
Organization
Photograph
Postcard
Tax Assessment Rolls
Telephone Directory
Willow Run
Yearbook - Education
Ypsilanti Government
Veterans Project

Location:

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.

Hours:

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 the Archives at 734-217-8236 or email yhs.archives@gmail.com 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.