For a sample of pictures of old Winchester, go to the online catalog and access "Random Images." If you have a topic you want to research, enter keywords in the box and select either "all records" to get the detailed information about collections or "only records with images" if you want pictures. Remember that only part of our holdings have been entered into our database. Contact the Reference Archivist if you have additional questions or wish to order a higher resolution copy of a photograph.
Archives Exhibit Visitors to Town Hall may view a changing exhibit of selected items from our collection on display outside the Town Clerk's office.
Mission Collect and preserve materials that document all aspects of Winchester history and the lives of its residents
Assist research into Winchester history by facilitating public access to the information contained within the collections
Provide historical information to other municipal departments and town officials
Collaborate with the public library, Town Clerk, Historical Society, and Historical Commission in promoting community awareness and participation in documenting local history