Special Collections

Fall River Historical Society
451 Rock Street
Fall River MA , 02720
Institution Contact(s):
  Jamelle Tanous, Archivist (508)679-1070
Hours: Tu-F 9:00AM-NOON Tu-F 1:00PM-4:30PM
Online Catalog:
Other Services:
  Gift shop
Journals: "Quarterly Report of the Fall River Historical Society"
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Jamell Tanous, Archivist (508)679-1070
Collections: 2
Formats: 100 linear feet of manuscripts 30 volumes of newspapers 20 maps 5,000 photographs 50 pamphlets 10 linear feet of ephemera 10,000 realia/artifacts
Collection Description:
  Mill Records (Fall River)
Photographs (Fall River)
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised All or part of the collection(s) not accessible
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff All photocopying done by staff Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras Restrictions on tape recorders
Loans: No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for manuscript collection Guides for archives' records groups Guide to photographic collection
Directions: FROM EAST OR WEST: Take I-195 to Route 24 North (Exit 8). Follow Route 24 North to Exit 5 to President Ave. FROM BOSTON AND POINTS NORTH: Take Route 128 to Route 24 South. Follow Route 24 South to Exit 5 to President Ave. FROM NEWPORT: Take Route 138 North to Route 24 North. Follow Route 24 North to Exit 5 to President Ave. ON PRESIDENT AVE.: Go through two sets of traffic lights, then down a very steep hill with a park on your right. At very bottom of park, turn left onto Rock Street. The Historical Society is on the left at the first stop sign.