The Library holdings contain over thirty thousand titles including books, pamphlets, newspapers and archival materials
Microfilm copies of the Ambler Gazette, Norristown Register, Norristown Herald and the Norristown Times Heraldare available. Unique holdings of the National Defender, Bauern Freund and the National Anti-Slavery Standard are also part of the collection and Additional local papers
primary resource materials from countless citizens from Montgomery County. Diaries and recollections, correspondence and account book
County Records Example are: deeds (1784 - 1890), births (1893 - 1915), deaths (1893 - 1915), naturalizations (1817 - 1968), marriage licenses (1885 - 1943), taxes by township (1784 - 1935), sheriff dockets, and miscellaneous deed book
Photographic Collection Maps, Atlases, and Property Surveys Local photographs and postcards grouped by collection and topic. Photographs are available for reproduction
Federal Census microfilms of every Montgomery County census available to the public from 1790 to 1930 (except for 1890), with indexes.
Maps, Atlases, and Property Surveys The maps the collection cover many areas of the county. Atlases of Montgomery County from 1871, 1877 and 1893. These are complimented by many railroad atlases.
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