Special Collections

Jacob Edwards Library
236 Main Street
Southbridge MA , 01550
FAX: (508)764-5428
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Margaret Morrissey (508)764-5426 mmorriss@cwmars.org
Hours: M,Th 9:00AM-8:00PM Tu,W,F 9:00AM-5:00PM Sa 9:00AM-1:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  July and August: Closed Saturday
Closings: Closed the day after Thanksgiving
Online Catalog:
  Web: https://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/home?loc=107
Services for the Disabled:
  Handicapped parking
Name: Holmes Ammidown History Room
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Margaret Morrissey (508)764-5426 mmorriss@cwmars.org
Collections: 2
Formats: 5 manuscripts 798 volumes of monographs 320 reels of newspapers 15 maps 15 sets of photographs pamphlets 13 reels of microforms 3 video tapes ephemera
Collection Description:
  Holmes Ammidown Collection (Old Massachusetts, New England and town histories. An original "gentleman's library" ca. 1870's)
Southbridge Local History and Genealogy
Access: Photo ID required
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Self-service copying (change needed)
Loans: No loans permitted Special loans for certain materials
Directions: FROM I-90 (MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE): Take Exit 9 (Sturbridge). Take Route 131 South through Sturbridge and into the center of Southbridge and onto Main Street. Go through the center and take a left on Foster Street just before Jacob Edwards Library. Parking is in the 2nd lot behind the library.