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Guide to how to use the facilities at Hull History Centre including the Local Studies Library, Searchroom, online catalogue, copying and referencing, and the Arcade.

Using Hull History Centre


Hull History Centre is a historical research facility located on Worship Street in Hull. It houses the archives managed by the University of Hull and Hull City Council.

This guide describes the facilities available at Hull History Centre and how to use them. For information on opening times etc. please go to the Hull History Centre website.

The following topics are covered: Local Studies Library; Searchroom; Online Catalogue; Copying and Referencing; Arcade.

Upcoming archives workshops

Find details of our archival skills workshops and how to book on to a session.

Request a personal appointment

Want to find archive material for use in your own research or coursework? One of the archivists from Hull University Archives will be happy to chat with you. Email to make an appointment.