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Ashfield Historical Society
Main Street
Ashfield MA , 01330
Phone: (413)628-4541
Institution Contact(s):
  Helen Hall, Curator, Howes Brothers Photographic Collection (413)628-3962
Hours: By appointment only
Seasonal Hours:
  July-September: Su 2:00PM-5:00PM
Online Catalog:
Other Services:
  Gift shop
Monographs: Occasional booklets on Ashfield History "Ed Gulick, Charles Eliot Norton and the Ashfield Dinners"
Journals: Quarterly Newsletter
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Name: Howes Brothers Photographic Collection
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Helen Hall, Curator, Howes Brothers Photographic Collection (413)628-3962
Hours: By appointment only
Collections: 2
Formats: 24,000 photographs archives
Collection Description:
  Howes Brothers Photographic Collection (glass negatives taken by itinerant photographers, c.1885-1907; covering Connecticut Valley area, Ashfield and other hill towns).
Ashfield Archives and Genealogies
Ashfield Photographs
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: All photocopying done by staff Institution will produce microfilm copies for a fee Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras Restrictions on use of other equipment
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Finding Guides Available:
  Guide to specific microfilm collection(s)
Directions: The Ashfield Historical Society Museum is situated on Main Street (Route 116), Ashfield. FROM THE SOUTH: Take I-91 North to Exit 24 (Deerfield / Conway). Go North to Route 116N. Ashfield is approximately 11 miles. The Museum is on the right, opposite St. John's Episcopal Church. FROM THE WEST: From Route 9, take Route 112 exit in Goshen. Follow Route 112 to intersection with Route 116 South. Turn right onto Main St. Museum is on left, opposite St. John's Episcopal Church. FROM THE EAST: From Route 2, take Route 112 exit in Shelbourne Falls / Buckland. Drive through Buckland, up Ashfield Mountain to intersection with Route 116 South. Turn left onto Main St. Museum is on left, opposite St. John's Episcopal Church.
Page last updated on 07/17/2015