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The Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections Directory profiles collections in more than 650 Massachusetts libraries, archives, historical societies and town clerk's offices.

The directory provides information about the institution, contacts, services available and volume of material, as well as directions to the repository.


Use the Name search to find Organizations, Library or Institution by Name.


Use the Location drop-down to select repositories by municipality.


Use the Keyword search to find out what collection may contain material on a specific topic, person or place.

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Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency that fosters innovation, leadership and a lifetime of learning.
Page last updated on 05/13/2008