Archive, Local & Family History

Explore the rich and fascinating history of Perth and Kinross through its historical records. Our archive and local and family history collections date back to the 12th century and include manuscripts, books, pamphlets, photographs, maps, plans, film and sound recordings.

We preserve, conserve, catalogue and digitise these unique collections, making them freely available to anyone interested in finding out about their past.

To find out more about each service, the collections they hold and how to access them, please follow the appropriate links below.

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