|About||Hull History Centre brings together the material held by Hull City Archives, Hull Local Studies Library with those held by the University of Hull. The building of the Centre follows a £7.7m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.|
The Hull History Centre brings together collections of local, regional and national importance relating to the city of Hull and the surrounding areas.
The City’s borough archives date back to 1299 and are amongst the best in the country. We also hold records relating to the port and docks of Hull; papers of companies and organisations reflecting Hull’s maritime history; World War 2 records; papers of notable individuals including Andrew Marvell, Philip Larkin, Amy Johnson and William Wilberforce; records relating to local and national politics and pressure groups; a large Slavery Special Collection; and over 100,000 photographs, illustrations; maps and plans, newspapers, special collections and reference sources relating to Hull and the East Riding.
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