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Local History and Genealogy Collection

Board Policy:

The Local History and Genealogy Department of the Williams County Public Library acquires, preserves, and provides access to primary sources and rare materials that support the history of Williams County and its people.

Administrative Procedure:

The Local History and Genealogy Department of the Williams County Public Library collects and makes available genealogy resources, histories, photographs, recordings, business and organization records, oral histories and memoirs, county newspapers, and other written or recorded information pertaining to the history of Williams County and the Williams County area.

Ephemera or other artifacts may be collected at the discretion of the Local History Coordinator and/or the Director of the library.

Materials donated to the Local History and Genealogy department become the property of the library which reserves the right to determining the materials retention and processing, disposition, or transfer to other institutions


Approved: September 15, 2008

Main Library, Bryan:
Monday & Tuesday
10:00 – 8:00
Wednesday & Thursday
10:00 – 6:00
10:00 - 5:00

Edgerton, Edon, Pioneer, Stryker & West Unity Branch Libraries:
Monday & Tuesday
1:00 – 7:00
Wednesday & Thursday
11:00 – 6:00
11:00 - 5:00

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