Special Collections

Collection Description

We have been collecting, preserving, and providing access to manuscripts and photographs since 1845. The documents in our collection represent New England and many other regions. Our manuscript holdings now include

  • Handwritten and typed family histories and charts
  • Material with vital statistic data such as town, church, and cemetery records
  • Genealogical papers compiled by genealogical researchers and authors
  • Family association collections
  • Original primary source documents donated individually and in collections of family papers

Discovery Portal

Use these links to search for manuscript resources for your genealogical or historical research:

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