Special Collections

Fruitlands Museums
102 Prospect Hill Road
Harvard MA , 01451
FAX: (978)456-9393
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Michael A. Volmar, Curator (978)456-3924 ext. 28
Hours: Tu-Su 10:00AM-5:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Open Mid May-Mid October only
Holidays Open:
  most Monday holidays
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Handicapped parking Wheelchair accessible restroom(s) Special access services
Other Services:
  Cafeteria Gift shop
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Michael Volmar, Curator (978)456-3924 ext. 28 frutland@ma.ultranet.com
Hours: By appointment only
Collections: 4
Formats: 10 linear feet of manuscripts 20 linear feet of archives 4 linear feet of photographs electronic records 4 linear feet of audio tapes 2 linear feet of video tapes 4,000 ephemera realia/artifacts
Collection Description:
  Transcendental Collection
Shaker Collection
Native American Collection
Hudson River School Collection
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised All or part of the collection(s) not accessible Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff All photocopying done by staff Institution will produce microfilm copies for a fee Restrictions on cameras
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for archives' records groups Guide to institutional microfilm holdings Guide to specific microfilm collection(s) Specialized indexes
Directions: FROM I-495: Take Route 2 west. Get off Route 2 at exit 38A. Take a right off ramp and then 1st right onto Old Shirley Road. Proceed until you see museum on your right, about 2 miles.