Special Collections

Armenian Library and Museum of America
65 Main Street
Watertown MA , 02172 4400
FAX: (617)926-0175
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Gary Lind-Sinanian, Curator (617)926-2562
Hours: Su 1:00PM-5:00PM Tu 1:00PM-5:00PM; 7:00PM-9:00PM F 1:00PM-5:00PM
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible
Other Services:
  Gift shop
Journals: Quarterly Newsletter
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Gary Lind-Sinanian, Curator (617)926-2562
Collections: 1
Formats: 1 linear foot of manuscripts 5 linear feet of archives 180 linear feet of newspapers 8 linear feet of photographs 16 linear feet of pamphlets 1 linear foot of microforms 3 linear feet of audio tapes 12 linear feet of video tapes 45 linear feet of oral histories 21 linear feet of ephemera
Collection Description:
  Armenian Collection
Pre-1800 printings
Armenian Rugs Society Databank
Rare bibles
Survivor oral histories
Writer's archives
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Photo ID required Access only in reading room, supervised Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide
Directions: ALMA is at the intersection of Routes 16 and 20 in Watertown Square - one mile from Exit 17 off I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike). FROM ROUTE I-95 / 128: Take I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) East towards Boston. Take Exit 17 (Watertown/Newton). Go north to Watertown Square (one mile). As you cross the small bridge, get into the left lane. Turn left onto Main Street (Route 20). Take first or second right into Watertown's Municipal Parking Lot. ALMA is at the corner of Church and Main Streets - 65 Main Street.