Special Collections

Lynn Historical Society
125 Green Street
Lynn MA , 01902
FAX: (781)592-0012
Institution Contact(s):
  Diane Shephard, Archivist/Librarian (781)592-2465
Hours: M-F 9:00AM-4:00PM
Closings: Day after Thanksgiving, 1/2 days for Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
Other Services:
  Gift shop
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Diane Shephard, Archivist/Librarian (781)592-2465
Hours: M-F 9:00AM-4:00PM
Collections: 7
Formats: manuscripts archives newspapers pamphlets audio tapes video tapes ephemera
Collection Description:
  Personal Papers (related to the City of Lynn)
Lynn Organizational Records
Lynn Business Records
Lynn Church Records
Lynn Governmental Records
Access: Access only in reading room, supervised Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff All photocopying done by staff Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide Guides for manuscript collection Guide to photographic collection
Directions: FROM I-95: Take Route 129 to Lynn. Follow Route 129 to intersection with Western Ave. Continue straight ahead on Chestnut Street 2 miles until it intersects with Route 1A (Broad Street). Turn right onto Broad Street. Take the second right onto Green Street. The Lynn Historical Society is immediately on the left. FROM ROUTE 1A: Follow signs for Lynn (1A is Broad Street in the center of Lynn) to the corner of Green Street. Turn onto Green. The Lynn Historical Society is at 125 Green Street.