Special Collections

New England Historic Genealogical Society
99-101 Newbury Street
Boston MA , 02116 3007
FAX: (617)536-7307
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Library Director (617)536-5740
Hours: Tu,F,Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM W,Th 9:00AM-9:00PM
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  TTY/TDD Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Assistive devices available Audio aids
Other Services:
  Information on hotel/housing accommodations Coat room/lockers Gift shop Vending machines
Monographic Series:
  "N.E.H.G.S. Collections", vol. 1 (1997)
Journals: "New England Historical and Genealogical Register", vol. 1 (1847)- "NEXUS", vol. 1 (1983)-
Bibliographic Utility:
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Library Director (617)536-5740 ext. 232
Collections: 3
Formats: 4,000 linear feet of manuscripts 1,000 linear feet of archives 150,000 monographs newspapers maps photographs pamphlets 10,000 reels of microforms 60,000 sets of microforms ephemera 1,000 realia/artifacts 100 paintings
Collection Description:
  New England Genealogy
Local History (New England)
New England Biography
Access: Access only in reading room, supervised Card/membership required
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Self-service copying (change needed) Self-service copying (debit cards available) Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras Restrictions on tape recorders
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for manuscript collection Guide to institutional microfilm holdings Specialized indexes