Special Collections

The Sandwich Glass Museum
129 Main Street
Sandwich MA , 02563
FAX: (508)888-4941
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Lynne Horton, Curator of History (508)888-0251
Hours: Daily 9:30-4:30
Seasonal Hours:
  November to December and February to March: W-Su 9:30AM-4:00PM
Closings: Closed January
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Handicapped parking
Other Services:
  Gift shop
Monographs: "Your Obt. Servt., Deming Jarves" "The Challenge of Hannah Rebecca"
Journals: "The Acorn" vols. 1-7
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Lynne Horton, Curator of History (508)888-0251
Collections: 52
Formats: manuscripts archives newspapers maps photographs pamphlets microforms ephemera ship enrollments drawings broadsides lithographs art works
Collection Description:
  Sandwich Census Records (1830,1840,1870)
Sandwich Vital Statistics
Ship Enrollments and Registrations
Boston and Sandwich Glass Company (1825-1888)
Hannah Rebecca Burgess Papers
Thornton W. Burgess Papers
Reverend Jonathan Burr Papers
Cape Cod Canal
Edmund Kimball Chipman Papers (including Allen and Hatch families)
Fish Family Papers
John Fields Papers
Reverend Frederick Freeman Papers
Nathaniel Freeman Papers
Vincenzo Geoberti Papers (1837, text in Italian)
Grand Army of the Republic, Charles Chipman Post #132 of Sandwich
Robert A. Hammond Papers
Juluis W. Howland Papers
Joseph Hoxie Papers
Deming Jarves Papers (1790-1869)
Joseph Jefferson Papers
Isiah T. Jones Papers
Rhonda Steele Kalt Papers
Reverend Joseph Marsh Papers
Seth Nye Papers
George Parker Papers
Sandwich 250th Anniversary Celebration
Sandwich School District #6
Tupper Family Papers
Ebenezer Stowell Whittemore Papers
Samuel Wing Papers (1774-1854)
Sandwich Town History
Boston and Sandwich Glass Company
Material Culture References
Glass Reference
"Cape Cod News", Sandwich (1932-1938)
"The Independent", Sandwich (1895-1931)
"Sandwich Observer", (1846-1851,1884-1895,1898-1899)
"Seaside Press", Sandwich (1873-1880)
Priscilla Bannister Family Bible (1808)
Samuel Beale Family Bible (1898)
Hannah Rebecca Burgess Family Bible (1851)
Coleman Family Bible (1815)
J.B. Dillingham Family Bible (1835, 2 vols.)
Gifford Family Bible (1722)
Hamblin Family Bible (1837)
J.W. Howland Family Bible (1807)
Hoxie Family Bible (1700s, 2 bibles)
Ruth Lapham Family Bible (1857)
Samuel Nye Family Bible (1780)
S.E. Silsby Family Bible (1830)
Lindley Wing Family Bible (1898)
Cape Cod Glass Companies (other than B & S)
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only 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 Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras Restrictions on tape recorders
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide Guides for manuscript collection Guides for archives' records groups Guide to photographic collection