Massachusetts Historical Society Library

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Massachusetts Historical Society Library

Contact Information[edit | edit source]



Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston Street (directions)
Boston, MA 02215-3695

Telephone:</ref>  536-1608
Fax: 617.859.0074

Hours and holidays:</ref>  Monday through Friday from 9:00 am until 4:45 pm, and Saturday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. The reading room is also open on Thursdays until 7:30 pm.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:</ref> {Optional}

Internet sites and databases:

  • Repository Internet site {create a link for each bullet, and then give a line or two listing content so the reader will know if it is worthwhile to click on that link}.
  • Repository catalog online.
  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description[edit | edit source]

{Please briefly describe the strengths and weaknesses of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).[2] For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.[3]}

Tips[edit | edit source]


Guides[edit | edit source]

{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories[edit | edit source]

{ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.}

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Massachusetts Historical Society Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections

Sources[edit | edit source]

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