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Wellesley Historical Society
229 Washington Street
Wellesley MA , 02481
Phone: (781)235-6690
FAX: (781)235-6690
WWW Page: http://www.wellesleyhsoc.com
Institution Contact(s):
  Laurel Nilsen, Director (781)235-6690
Hours: M,W 2:00PM-4:30PM Th 4:30PM-7:30PM Sa 1:30PM-3:30PM
Closings: Closed some weekends during summer.
Holidays Open:
  most Monday holidays Independence Day
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Special access services
Other Services:
  Gift shop
Monographs: Wellesley Post Card Album (1999) William Ladd Taylor: the painter dreams of the past (1998) The Dentons of Wellesley (1997) A history of the first three families from Northern Italy to settle in the Town of Wellesley (1998) Five pound currency, three pound corn (1981)
Journals: Newsletter (produced 7 times/year)
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Laurel Nilson, Director (781)235-6690
FAX: (781)235-6690
Hours: M,W 2:00PM-4:30PM Th 4:30PM-7:30PM Sa 1:30PM-3:30PM
Closings: Closed some weekends during summer.
Collections: 4
Formats: 220 linear feet of manuscripts archives 300 volumes of monographs 2 linear feet of ephemera 22 linear feet of newspapers 250 maps 4,000 photographs 70 pamphlets 20 reels of video tapes 24 oral history audio tapes 7,000 realia/artifacts
Collection Description:
  History of the Town of Wellesley (including town government, inhabitants, businesses and industry, organizations) (from Native American settlement to present)
Fiske Civil War Library (including regimental histories and biographies)
Oldham Lace Collection (includes reference library)
Special Artifact collections
Access: All or part of the collection(s) not accessible Access only in reading room, supervised Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: Photocopying is done by the staff, for a fee
Loans: Loans for exhibits only Loans permitted for research only
Finding Guides Available:
  None
Directions: Located at the junction of Route 16 (Washington Street) and Route 9. Parking is available at the lot shared with Wellesley Community Center and Friendly Aid Society.
Page last updated on 07/17/2015