Special Collections

Sturgis Library
3090 Main Street
Barnstable MA , 02630
FAX: (508)362-5467
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Lucy Loomis, Director (508)362-6636 sturgislib@comcast.net
Hours: M,Th 10:00AM-2:00PM Tu 1:00PM-9:00PM W,F 1:00PM-5:00PM Sa 10:00AM-4:00PM Su 1:00PM-5:00PM
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://library.clamsnet.org/
Services for the Disabled:
  Handicapped parking
Other Services:
  Coat room/lockers
Journals: "Cape Cod Mariner" (Newsletter)
Name: Sturgis Library Archives
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Lucy Loomis, Director (508)362-6636 sturgislib@comcast.net
Hours: M,Th 10:00AM-2:00PM Tu,W 1:00PM-9:00PM F 1:00PM-5:00PM Sa 10:00AM-4:00PM
Collections: 56
Formats: 57 linear feet of manuscripts 2,200 volumes of archives 24 linear feet of newspapers 4,100 volumes of monographs 18 linear feet of maps 3 linear feet of photographs 30 linear feet of pamphlets 259 reels of microforms 4 linear feet of ephemera 20 realia/artifacts
Collection Description:
  Sturgis Library Archives (Finding Aid) (Images)
Henry Crocker Kittredge Maritime Collection (Finding Aid)
Stanley W. Smith Collection (Finding Aid)
William Sturgis and Family Papers (Finding Aid)
Captain Joseph Lincoln Collection (Finding Aid)
William Rotch Papers (Finding Aid)
Unitarian Church of Barnstable Records (First Congregational Church)
Lothrop Genealogical Collection (Finding Aid)
Cape Cod Authors (See CLAMS catalog by author name) (Finding Aid)
Cape Cod Land Deeds (Print index available at the Sturgis Library)
Map Collection (Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and other maps)
Daniel Bacon Biography (Finding Aid)
Walter E. Babbitt Genealogical Research Collection (Finding Aid)
Barnstable History Documents (Finding Aid)
W. R. Bascome Photographs of Barnstable (Finding Aid)
Charles Bassett Papers (Finding Aid)
Bearse Family Land Documents (Finding Aid)
Elizabeth B. (Bessie) Bliven Papers (Finding Aid)
John D. W. Bodfish Papers (Finding Aid)
Brooks Family Papers (Finding Aid)
George L. Weekes Papers (Chase Family of Harwich) (Finding Aid)
Mary Cobb Collection (Finding Aid)
Diary of a Nantucket Woman (Finding Aid)
Diary of an Unknown Evangelical Minister (Finding Aid)
Lewis Doane Papers (Finding Aid)
Edes - Barker Family Papers (Finding Aid)
Samuel Hannah Collection (Finding Aid)
Benjamin Harrison Photograph Collection (Finding Aid)
Jonathan Higgins Papers (Finding Aid)
Hinckley Family Photographs (Finding Aid)
Gustavus Hinckley Photographs of Barnstable (Finding Aid)
Abner Hopkins Correspondence (Finding Aid)
Knowles - Thacher Papers (Finding Aid)
Lang Family Genealogy (Finding Aid)
Evelyn Lawson Theater Archives (Finding Aid)
Joseph C. Lincoln Collection (Finding Aid)
Linnell Family Papers (Finding Aid)
Lothrop Family Photo Album (Finding Aid)
Lowell Family Photo Album (Finding Aid)
Mason Family Papers (Finding Aid)
Frederick Matthews Papers (Finding Aid)
Mitchell Collection 1762-1865 (Childs, Hinckley and Gorham Families) (Finding Aid)
Nickerson Family & Estate - Tawasentha / Crosby Mansion (Finding Aid)
Photographic Postcards of Barnstable (Finding Aid)
Pension Letters / Revolutionary War / Barnstable County (Finding Aid)
Percy Fielitz Rex Collection (Finding Aid)
Donald G. and Annabel J. Trayser Papers (Finding Aid)
Stanley Smith Collection (Finding Aid)
Stephen Smith Papers -- Cape Cod Furniture Maker (Finding Aid)
Mary Sturgis Correspondence (Finding Aid)
Sturgis Library Records (Finding Aid)
Winslow Hall Poem (Finding Aid)
Schooner Colin C. Baker Papers (Finding Aid)
Captain Nehemiah Smith Collection (Finding Aid)
Manuscripts from the Kittredge Collection Kept in the Vault (Finding Aid)
Original Newspaper Collection (Finding Aid)
Collection of Gravestone Rubbings (Finding Aid)
Access: Parts of collection available by appointment only Fee for non-residents Access only in reading room, supervised Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff
Loans: Parts of collection not available for loan
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for manuscript collection Guide to specific microfilm collection(s) Specialized indexes
Directions: CAPE COD (SAGIMORE BRIDGE): Continue East on Route 6 to Exit 6. Take Exit 6, bear left onto Route 132 at bottom of ramp. Take Route 132 past Cape Cod Community College to intersection of Route 6A, at stop sign. Go right on Route 6A approximately 2.5 miles. Sturgis Library is on the left, right after St. Mary's Episcopal Church on the right.