Archives & Collections

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm collects archival material and objects related to the greater Rochester area and the Taylor/Van Hoosen families. Our mission is to preserve this material and make it accessible to researchers, students, and local residents. 

Would you like to use the Museum's archives? Fill out this form and the Museum's Archivist will contact you about scheduling an appointment.

Ask the Archivist/Schedule a Visit

We are happy to assist with your research, answer your questions, and schedule an appointment for you to conduct research onsite. Please fill out the below form and the Museum's Archivist will respond to your request within 5 business days. You may also contact the Museum's Archivist at 248.841.2673.

You can begin your research online by visiting our Online Collection Catalog and Newspaper Archive.

Archives Newsletter

The annual publication, Found in Collection, focuses on the Rochester Hills Museum’s archives and collection by featuring articles written by the Museum’s Archivist, volunteers and interns. You will get a chance to see what we have in our collection, our efforts to conserve and preserve artifacts, and our efforts to digitize and share our collections with everyone.


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