Special Collections

Braintree Historical Society
Mary B. Cunningham Historical Resource Center
31 Tenney Road
Braintree MA , 02184
Institution Contact(s):
  Marjorie P. Maxham, Volunteer Librarian (781)848-1640
Hours: Tu,W 10:00AM-4:00PM
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible
Other Services:
  Gift shop
Monographs: "General Sylvanus Thayer, 1785-1872" "Hunt and Allen Fans"
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Marjorie P. Maxham, Volunteer Librarian (781)848-1640
Collections: 2
Formats: newspapers 150 maps 6 linear feet of photographs 1 microform 52 audio tapes 3 video tapes 2 oral histories 1 8mm. motion picture reel 2 16mm. motion picture reels 24 linear feet of family genealogy
Collection Description:
  Penniman Family Records
Braintree Local History Collection
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Restrictions on cameras
Loans: No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
  Guide to photographic collection Specialized indexes
Directions: Traveling South on Route 3, take Exit 17 (Union Street). Go 1/4 distance around the rotary and exit onto Union Street. Go under the railroad bridge and up the hill to traffic light at Washington Street. Turn left onto Washington Street, then take a left again at the next light onto Union Place. Turn right onto Tenney road. Society is number 31.