The rich history of the city has encouraged successive donations and regular acquisitions. They have increased the valuable collections of the library.
At present, the heritage collections include, about 300 manuscripts, two incunabula, 600 pieces of autographs,... suite
This heading provides several documents. Some exhibitions will be proposed in order to make know the collections and the history of the city.
Operation Jubilee took place on August 19, 1942. 6,100 men participated in this raid, including 5,000 Canadians. Photographs preserved in the heritage library have been digitized to highlight this important day in Dieppe.
The liberation of Dieppe took place on the morning of September 1, 1944. The Canadians got into Dieppe, a town abandoned by the Germans who left the day before.
Photos of the 19th and 20th, they are traces of a life, of events that have touched Dieppe.
Engravings on Dieppe and its surroundings, they offer another vision of the current landscapes.
Ceremonies, tourist posters...can be discovered, these documents represent a beautiful collection.
Different themes: travel, history, navigation, these precious manuscripts are Dieppe's wealth.
The cadastre and Dieppe's census records show the evolution of the city and of his population.
A true witness of history, "Vigie de Dieppe" from 1836 to 1945 gives the opportunity to know all the events of the past.