The Archives will be closed on Saturday's until further notice

2015 Archives

Local History and Genealogy

The Howell Area Archives collects, organizes, and maintains printed items, articles, memorabilia, photographs, and written materials of historical significance to Livingston County, Michigan.

The Archives Room will be open on Wednesdays from 1pm - 5pm when volunteers are available. Please call 517-546-0720 ext. 129 or email: before planning a Wednesday visit.

Many resource materials including microfilm are available in the Reference department's Local History Room during regular business hours.

Archives Inquiries
To request specific information from the Archives, please click on the link below, enter your information, and click submit. You will receive a response via phone or email as soon as a volunteer is available to handle your request.
         Archives Inquiry Form (best viewed in Internet Explorer or Firefox, using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. To get this version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here.)

Search Archive Indexes

This search form will search the current Howell Area Archives indexes:

  • Scrapbook Collection
  • 1800s,1800-Mid 1900, 1980-1989, 1999, 2006-present Obituary Collection
  • Livingston County Deaths 1867-1948
  • Livingston County Marriages 1836-1933
  • Livingston County Births 1868-1909
  • Livingston Republican 1856-1890
  • Livingston Democrat 1858-1888
  • Howell Carnegie District Library Catalog
  • Historical Books

Can use * as wildcard.


For the Copy Reproduction Agreement click here.

For the Archives Gift Agreement click here.