We offer a number of services to help you.
We offer a conservation advice and repair service.
Keep your old documents in good condition for future generations.
We can turn your old documents, photos, slides and videos into digital copies. We can either email them or put them on a CD or DVD.
If you are struggling to read an original document, you can request our transcription or translation (Latin) service.
From books, maps and DVDs to archive tours and beginners' workshops, the Heritage Shop has a range of products to help your research.
We offer two bookable meeting rooms at Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies in Hertford.
Projector and screen: £20.
PC hire - available only in the Local Studies Library
Displays have velcro tabs on the reverse, so they can be hung on felt boards.
Votes for Women
About women’s suffrage movement and Hertfordshire’s women who participated, Lady Constance Lytton, Annie Kenny and others. Includes banner and title (smaller titles available on request)
WW1: Taking a Stand: Conscientious Objectors in Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire’s Conscientious objectors included Herbert Morrison from Letchworth, Sir Frederick Osborn and little known Cecil Vernon Proctor
A County of Soldiers
The History of Hertfordshire’s soldiers, a project to collate material donated by John Sainsbury OBE.
Zepplins over Hertfordshire
Air raids over Hertfordshire by Zepplins during World War One. Includes a plan for the building of a Zepplin found within the documents at the archives.
Letters Home First World War
Voices from the men who fought in World War One from Hertfordshire, including Arthur Martin Leake of High Cross. (figure not for loan)
A Stitch in Time: Dating old Photographs through Fashion
A look at different fashions through photographs, 1860s to 1920s for men, women and children.
- 398th Bomb Group at Nuthampstead
- Charles Dickens - Hertfordshire Connections
- Diamond Jubilee (Queen Victoria)
- Edward VIII, a King in Hertfordshire
- Graham Greene – Our Man in Berkhamsted
- Surgery and Medicine – Lister's Legacy
- Victoria Cross - Hertfordshire’s VC winners
- WWI: Watercolours and War
- WW1: Military Hospitals and Nursing on the Home Front
- WW1: Recruitment and Conscription
We can provide guidance on collection care, exhibition display, history projects and offer specialist training.