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Connecticut Valley Historical Museum
CVHM Genealogy and Local History Library
194 State Street
Springfield MA , 01103
Phone: (413)263-6800
FAX: (413)263-6898
WWW Page: http://www.spfldlibmus.org/home05.htm
Institution Contact(s):
  Margaret Humberston, Head Librarian (413)263-6800 ext. 311 Humberston@slma.spfldlibmus.org.
Hours: W-Su NOON-4:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Hours vary during school vacations.
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible
Other Services:
  Cafeteria Coat room/lockers Gift shop
Monographs: "Springfield Furniture 1700 to 1850: A Large and Rich Assortment" "Springfield 1636-1986" "Springfield Fights the Civil War" "Shaping an Urban Image: The History of Downtown Planning in Springfield" "The Pioneer Valley: A Pictorial History"
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Margaret Humberston, Head Librarian (413)263-6800 ext. 311 humberston@slma.spfldlibmus.org
FAX: (413)263-6898
Hours: W-Su NOON-4:00PM
Collections: 4
Formats: 2,500,000 manuscripts archives 30,000 monographs newspapers maps 40,000 photographs 36,500 microforms
Collection Description:
  Early Springfield MSS Collection
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Archives
Ames Sword Company
Springfield and Connecticut Valley History
Access: User/entrance fee required Access only in reading room, supervised Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval Photo ID required
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Self-service copying for a fee
Loans: No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for archives' records groups Guide to photographic collection Specialized indexes
Directions: FROM THE NORTH: Take I-91 South to Exit 5. Turn left onto Broad Street, then left onto East Columbus Ave. Stay on Columbus Ave. to State St. Turn right, proceed for 3 blocks. FROM THE WEST: Take I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) to I-91 South to Exit 5. Turn left onto Broad Street, then left onto East Columbus Ave. Stay on Columbus Ave. to State St. Turn right, proceed 3 blocks. FROM THE SOUTH: Take I-91 North to Exit 4. Stay on Columbus Ave. to State St. Turn right, proceed for 3 blocks. FROM THE EAST: Take I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) to Exit 6 (I-291). Exit at Dwight St. (Exit 2B), turn left. Follow Dwight St. to State St., turn left.
Page last updated on 07/17/2015