The Local History collection consists of various items collected over many years:
Books – you can borrow some books, however others are for library use only. Maps and plans of old Peterborough, local newspapers, magazines and newsletters. Also engravings, lithographs and photographs.
Anyone can come in to read some of Peterborough’s historic newspapers. We hold many of them on microfilm and staff are always happy to help you use them. Our most used newspapers include:
You might like to book a microfilm/fiche reader before you visit; email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01733 864160.
You can find the following magazines in the Local Studies and Archives Room: