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
2013-14 Local History Lecture Series
Seccombe Hall, All Saints' Church, 9th & Lincoln, Carmel. Seating available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Local History Lecture
Series is funded by the Frank and Eva Buck Foundation.
For more information call 624-1615.
January: WWII and the Monterey Peninsula
Tues, Jan 21, 7pm
Cameron Binkley, Deputy
Command Historian for the Defense Language Institute will be discussing
WWII, Fort Ord, and the Monterey Peninsula.
February: History of the Point Sur Lighthouse
Tues, Feb 18, 7pm
Join Eleanor Morrice and
Kevin Hanstick, docents at the Point Sur Lighthouse for a discussion of the
history of the lighthouse and a few legends and stories.
March: Jennie V. Cannon: Forgotten Carmel Art Colony
Tues, Mar 18,
Join author Robert Edwards,
for a talk about Jennie V. Cannon and the Carmel Art Colony.