Special Collections

Topsfield Historical Society
1 Howlett Street
Topsfield MA , 01983
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Jean Ziegler (978)887-3998 Kathy MacGregor (978)887-3998
Hours: W,F,Su 1:00PM-4:30PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Museum open: June 15 to September 15
Online Catalog:
Journals: Houses & buildings of Topsfield, 1989
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Jean Ziegler (978)887-3998 Kathy MacGregor (978)887-3998
Hours: By appointment only
Collections: 1
Formats: 50 linear feet of manuscripts archives 20 maps 400 photographs
Collection Description:
  Topsfield Family Histories
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: All photocopying done by staff Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras Restrictions on use of other equipment
Loans: No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide Guides for archives' records groups
Directions: FROM BOSTON: Take Route 1 or I-95 North. Take Exit 50 (Topsfield). Proceed 2 miles on Route 1 North, past the fairgrounds. At traffic light, turn left onto Route 97. Proceed 1/2 mile to stop sign at the town common. Take a right just before the stop sign on East Common Street. Proceed 200 yards to Parson Capen House sign and the parking lot is on the right.