Special Collections

Rochester Historical Society, Inc.
(librarian's private home)
289 North Avenue
Rochester MA , 02770
Institution Contact(s):
  Barbara Besse, Librarian for Rochester Historical Society, Inc. (508)763-8838
Hours: By appointment only
Online Catalog:
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Barbara S. Besse, Rochester Historical Society Librarian (508)763-8838
Collections: 2
Formats: manuscripts maps photographs oral histories
Collection Description:
  Rochester Local History and Town Information
Rochester Biographies ("Yankee Pioneer, Rufus Porter" by Jean Lipman, [life and paintings])
Fiction and Poems [Aesops Fables (from original sources, 1887); Carolyn Leonard Goodenough; Mary Hall Lonard; Songs of Life-Poems, 1869]
Rochester Genealogies
Memoirs of Elizabeth Prentiss (1882) 1818-1878
North Rochester Church Records (1700-present)
Rochester Street Directories
Memoirs of Abraham Holmes
Memoirs of Henry Olden
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only
Copying: No special restrictions reported
Loans: Loans made to members only