Americans with Disabilities Act accessible
Information on hotel/housing accommodations
"Children Everywhere: Dimensions of Childhood In Early 19th
Century New England"
"Meet Your Neighbors: New England Portraits, Painters, and
Society, 1790-1850", edited by Caroline Sloat.
"Clock Making in New England, 1750-1850: An Interpretation of
the Old Sturbridge Village Collection", by Philip Sea.
"Old Sturbridge Visitor" (quarterly newsletter)
Special Collection Contact(s):
Jack Larkin, Director of Research, Collections and Library
700 linear feet of manuscripts
300 linear feet of archives
History and Social, Material and Cultural Life of Rural New England (1780-1850) New England Rural Life Manuscripts (account books, diaries, family & business papers, record books) New England Imprints (agricultural, horticulture education, medicine, children, crafts and technology, family life, architecture, law, cooking and foodways), 1780-1860 New England Local Histories (of all six states) Museum Archives of Old Sturbridge Village (and predecessor organizations and activities, 1928-1978) 19th Century Maps (town, country, state -- of New England) Early photography of New England Towns
Collection(s) are available by appointment only
Access only in reading room, supervised
Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff
All photocopying done by staff
Restrictions on scanners
Restrictions on cameras
Restrictions on tape recorders
No loans permitted
Loans permitted for research only
Finding Guides Available:
Guides for manuscript collection
Guide to institutional microfilm holdings
Guide to specific microfilm collection(s)
Take I-84 to Exit 3B or I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) to exit 9.
Follow signs to Route 20 West.
Service from Boston, New York and Hartford to Old Sturbridge Village
is provided by Peter Pan Bus Lines.