Henry Meade Williams Local History Department
The department is the archive for the City of Carmel and
is devoted to acquiring, preserving, and making available historically
significant items concerning the history of Carmel. These collections include:
photographs, books, letters, diaries, programs, manuscripts, maps, scrapbooks,
and works of art.
Hours: Tues-Fri 1-5. Closed Mondays to process
Contact: Ashlee Wright, Local History Librarian, (831)
or check out our
Local History Research
Preserving Your Family Treasures: A
Workshop with Local History Librarian Ashlee Wright
Saturday, Oct 18, 2-4 pm
Local History Department, Park Branch Library, Mission and 6th, Carmel
Learn how to preserve, protect, and store your valuable documents
including: photographs, letters, diaries, journals and books.
Admission is free. Limited to 20 people.
Call for reservations (831) 624-1615.
2014-15 Local History Lecture Series
Carpenter Hall at Sunset Center in Carmel. Seating available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Local History Lecture
Series is funded by the Frank and Eva Buck Foundation. Stayed tuned for
For more information call 624-1615.
December: Films Made in Carmel
Tues, Dec 9, 7pm
Lumsden of Monterey Movie Tours will be giving a presentation on all of the
films made in and around Carmel.
Feb: History of the Carmel Police Department
Police Chief Mike Calhoun for a talk about the history of the Carmel Police
April: Shipwrecks and Maritime History of the Central
Tues, April 28,
Dr. Joann Semones for a talk about the shipwrecks and other interesting
facts about the maritime history of the Central Coast.
May: Lost Towns of Monterey County
Tues, May 12,
historian Meg Clovis for a talk about the Lost Towns of Monterey County.