Special Collections

Cape Ann Historical Association
27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester MA , 01930
Institution Contact(s):
  Ellen Nelson, Librarian/Archivist (978)283-0455
Hours: W 10:00AM-1:00PM Th 10:00AM-3:00PM F 10:00AM-5:00PM Sa 10:00AM-1:00PM
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
Other Services:
  Information on hotel/housing accommodations Coat room/lockers Gift shop
Journals: Newsletter
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Ellen Nelson, Librarian/Archivist (978)283-0455
Collections: 2
Formats: 75 manuscripts 50 archives 2,500 monographs newspapers 300 maps 10,000 photographs 500 pamphlets 50 audio tapes 20 video tapes 10 oral histories 3 8mm. motion picture reels 3,000 ephemera
Collection Description:
  Gloucester Historical Collection
First Parish Records Collection
Access: User/entrance fee required 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
Loans: No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide Guides for archives' records groups Guide to photographic collection
Directions: The Museum is located in the heart of downtown Gloucester one block north from Main Street and one short block east of City Hall and the Sawyer Free Library. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the museum and in the metered public lot across Pleasant Street from the museum.