Special Collections

Brimfield Public Library
Main Street
Brimfield MA , 01010
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Joyce Beaton, Assistant for the Sherman Room (413)245-3518
Hours: M 10:00AM-1:00PM & 6:00PM-9:00PM Tu 3:00PM-8:00PM W 2:00PM-6:00PM Th 3:00PM-8:00PM Sa 9:00AM-1:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Assistant available: Monday 10-1, Tuesday 3-7, Wednesday 2-6, Thursday 3-7 and Saturday 10-1
Closings: Closed one week of May, July and September for Flea Markets
Online Catalog:
Name: Sherman Room
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Joyce Beaton, Assistant for the Sherman Room (413)245-3518 brimfield@bpl.org
Seasonal Hours:
  Assistant available Saturday only
Collections: 6
Formats: 203 volumes of monographs 2 linear feet of photographs 2 linear feet of glass negatives
Collection Description:
  Records of Civil War Armies
Massachusetts Soldiers & Sailors of the Revolutionary War
Vital Records of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Volunteers (1861-1865)
Records of Massachusetts (1628-1674)
Brimfield Photographs (and glass plate negatives)
Access: Access only in reading room, supervised
Copying: All photocopying done by staff
Loans: No loans permitted
Directions: FROM I-90 (MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE): Take Exit 8 in Palmer. Follow Route 20 East about 7 miles. Library is on Route 20 in the center of town.