Special Collections

Emily Williston Memorial Library & Museum
9 Park Street
Easthampton MA , 01027
TTY/TDD: (413)527-1031
FAX: (413)527-3765
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Rebecca Plimpton, Director (413)527-1031 blimpto@cwmars.org
Hours: M-W 10:00AM-8:00PM Th,F 10:00AM-6:00PM Sa 9:00AM-1:00PM
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~S18/
Services for the Disabled:
  TTY/TDD Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Handicapped parking
Other Services:
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Carol Goulet, Technical Services Librarian (413)527-1031 cgoulet@cwmars.org
Collections: 8
Formats: 30 linear feet of manuscripts 20 linear feet of archives 564 linear feet of monographs 50 maps 250 photographs 50 volumes of pamphlets 7 microforms 17 reels of microforms 2 linear feet of ephemera 288 realia/artifacts 6 volumes of scrapbooks
Collection Description:
  Archives, Public Library Association of Easthampton
Moseby Commission
Archives, George C. Strong Post, Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.)
Easthampton Village Improvement Society Records
Tuck Postcards of Easthampton Collection
Stereopticon Slide Collection (local, regional, world)
Northampton State Hospital, Annual Reports (1860-1930)
Poyson Williston Manuscript Sermons (1791-1828)
Access: Access only in reading room, supervised Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: All photocopying done by staff Restrictions on scanners
Loans: Loans for exhibits only Loans permitted for research only
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for manuscript collection
Directions: FROM NORTH OR SOUTH: Take I-91 to Exit 17B (Easthampton) onto Route 141 West. Follow Route 141 down mountain into Easthampton. At first set of lights go straight onto Payson Ave. to stop sign. Turn right onto Park Street; library is one block ahead on the left. FROM I-90 (MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE): Take exit 4 to I-91 North. Follow instructions above.