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Library & Photographic Materials
Available by appointment only, over 5000 photographs of Kaua'i and Ni'ihau dating from 1866 including well-known and/or prolific photographers valentine, King, Severin, Senda, Fujimura, and Funk along with historic photographic equipment, glass plate negatives, movies and albums. Images include major places, people and cultures, industries, and family collections. The library and archives files contain many rare and not generally available books including commemorative programs, plantation records, sailing-era sea captains and ships, card catalogues of historic businesses and people of Kaua'i, Grace Guslander Coco Palms Resort collection if photographs, Ruth Knudsen Hanner Archaeological Researches, Frederick B. Wichman's place name research, a small number of maps and special collections.