Library staff and board members are mourning the loss of volunteer, Joyce Fisher, who passed away May 30, 2021. Joyce was the heart and soul of the Howell Area Archives, a committee of the Howell Carnegie Library. She was a dedicated volunteer and passionate about creating a space in the library where all could access the rich history of Howell.

Please be patient as we determine the next steps. The Howell Area Archives has always been a valued part of the library and we are working to create a sustainable model of service. Although physical access to the Archives is currently unavailable, email inquiries may be sent to You can also call 517.546.0720 ext. 104 with questions.

Archives Inquiries

To request specific information from the Howell Area Archives, please fill in and submit the Inquiry Form.

Index Content Summary

You can search Civil War Records, Obituaries and Scrapbooks, Vital Records (Birth, Marriage, Death), Newspapers (Pinckney Dispatch, Gregory Gazette, Livingston Community News, Livingston Republican, Livingston Democrat) and various historic books.

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In the Stacks

Search in the Stacks for Whitehead, Colson

Search Results for Whitehead, Colson in All Categories

Refine your search by category: Gregory Gazette (14 results) Livingston Community News (1 results) Pinckney Dispatch (567 results) Obituaries and Scrapbook (31 results) Birth Records (1 results) Historical Books (4 results) Death Records (1 results) Marriage Records (2 results) Civil War (1 results)

  1. Marriage-L-Z.pdf [Marriage Records]
  2. 1905-12-21.pdf [Pinckney Dispatch]
  3. ZNB001-03 M050 Obituaries Index.pdf [Obituaries and Scrapbook]
  4. ZNB001-03 M058 Obituaries Index.pdf [Obituaries and Scrapbook]
  5. 1905-12-14.pdf [Pinckney Dispatch]
  6. ZNB001-03 M062 M062B Obituaries Index.pdf [Obituaries and Scrapbook]
  7. Birth Records Vol 1-4 combined.pdf [Birth Records]
  8. ZNB001-04 Livingston County Death Index.pdf [Death Records]
  9. Marriage-A-K.pdf [Marriage Records]
  10. HOWELL Bicentennial 1776 to 1976.pdf [Historical Books]
  11. ZNB001-03 M009 Obituaries Brighton Arg 1883 to 1910.xlsx [Obituaries and Scrapbook]
  12. 1956-04-04.pdf [Pinckney Dispatch]
  13. ZNB001-03 M025 Obituaries Index.xlsx [Obituaries and Scrapbook]
  14. 1963-01-09.pdf [Pinckney Dispatch]
  15. ZNB001-03 M013 Obituaries Index.xlsx [Obituaries and Scrapbook]
  16. ZNB001-03 M003 Obits Misc Index Chester Clark.pdf [Obituaries and Scrapbook]
  17. 1913-04-04.pdf [Gregory Gazette]
  18. ZNB001-03 M052 Obituaries Index.pdf [Obituaries and Scrapbook]
  19. ZNB001-03 M028 Obituaries Index.xlsx [Obituaries and Scrapbook]
  20. 1930-07-30.pdf [Pinckney Dispatch]
  21. 1927-08-10.pdf [Pinckney Dispatch]
  22. 1913-07-17.pdf [Pinckney Dispatch]
  23. 1929-06-05.pdf [Pinckney Dispatch]
  24. 1919-04-17.pdf [Pinckney Dispatch]
  25. ZNB001-03 M053 Obituaries Index.pdf [Obituaries and Scrapbook]

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Contact Information


Ground floor of the Howell Carnegie District Library


Currently Electronic Inquiries Only
Wednesdays from 1pm–5pm
Please call or email to verify these hours before planning your visit.


(517) 546-0720 extension 129

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