Massachusetts State Archives

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Massachusetts State Archives
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Contact Information[edit | edit source]



Secretary of the Commonwealth
Massachusetts Archives
220 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125

Telephone:</ref>  (617) 727-2816
Fax:  (617) 288-8429

Hours and holidays:</ref>  Monday through Friday, 8:45 am-5:00 pm and each 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9:00 am-3:00 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, and in WorldCat.
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  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description[edit | edit source]

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Digital CommonwealthContains photographs, maps, postcards, books, artifacts and much more.

Massachusetts Searchable Collection Includes records from church, town, Indian and maritime and more.

Tips[edit | edit source]


Guides[edit | edit source]

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

Alternate Repositories[edit | edit source]

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If you cannot visit or find a source at the Massachusetts State Archives, 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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