Massachusetts Archives, Libraries and Societies

Massachusetts Archives, Libraries and Societies

Find contact information for archives, libraries and other genealogical organizations in Massachusetts.

American-Portuguese Genealogical Society
Box 644, Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 823-3330
http://www.apghs.org

Andover-Harvard Theological Library
Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 495-5788
http://www.hds.harvard.edu/library/bms

Andover Historical Society
97 Main St., Andover, MA 01810
(978) 475-2236
http://www.andoverhistorical.org

Berkshire Historical Society
780 Holmes Rd., Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 442-1793
http://www.berkshirehistory.org

Beverly Historical Society
117 Cabot St., Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 922-1186
http://www.beverlyhistory.org

Boston Public Library
700 Boylston St., Boston MA 02116
(617) 536-5400
http://www.bpl.org

Boston University School of Theology Library
745 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215
(617) 353-3034
http://www.bu.edu/sthlibrary

Braintree Historical Society
31 Tenney Road, Braintree, MA 02184
(617) 848-1640
http://www.braintreehistorical.org

Brockton Historical Society
216 Pearl St., Brockton, MA 02301
(508) 583-1039
http://www.brocktonhistoricalsociety.org

Canton Historical Society
1400 Washington St., Canton, MA 02021
http://www.canton.org

Cape Cod Genealogical Society
Box 1394, Harwich, MA 02645
http://www.capecodgensoc.org

Danvers Historical Society
11 Page St., Box 381, Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 777-1666
http://www.danvershistory.org

Dedham Historical Society
612 High St., Dedham, MA 02027
(781) 326-1385
http://dedhamhistorical.org

Eastham Historical Society
Box 8, Eastham, MA 02642
http://www.easthamhistorical.org

Easton Historical Society
80 Mechanic St., North Easton, MA 02356
(508) 238-7774
http://www.eastonhistoricalsociety.org

Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts
138 Tremont St., Boston MA 02111
(617) 482-5800
http://www.diomass.org

Essex Society of Genealogists
Box 313, Lynnfield, MA 01940
http://www.esog.org

Falmouth Genealogical Society
Box 2107, Falmouth, MA 02536
http://www.falgen.org

Finlandia Foundation-Boston
Box 308, Arlington, MA 02474
http://sites.google.com/site/finlandiafoundationboston/Home

Finnish American Society of Cape Cod
Box 220, West Barnstable, MA 02668

General Society of Colonial Wars
Langsdale Library, 1420 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201
http://www.gscw.org

General Society of Mayflower Descendants
Box 3297, Plymouth, MA 02361
(508) 746-3188
http://www.themayflowersociety.com

Harwich Historical Society
80 Parallel St., Harwich, MA 02645
(508) 432-8089
http://www.harwichhistoricalsociety.org

Jamaica Plain Historical Society
Box 302924, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
http://www.jphs.org

Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston
Box 610366, Newton, MA 02461
(617) 796-8522
http://www.jgsgb.org

Knights and Ladies of Kaleva
Box 620, Maynard, MA 01752

New England Lutheran Archives
Trinity Lutheran Church, 292 Orange St., New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 787-6521
http://www.trinitylutherannh.org

Martha’s Vineyard Historical Society
Box 1310, Edgartown, MA 02539
(508) 627-4441
http://www.marthasvineyard history.org

Massachusetts State Archives
220 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125
(617) 727-2816
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/arc

Massachusetts Genealogical Council
Box 5393, Cochituate, MA 01778
http://home.comcast.net/~massgencouncil

Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02215
(617) 536-1608
http://www.masshist.org/welcome

Massachusetts Society of Genealogists
Box 215, Ashland, MA 01721, (508) 892-1225,
http://www.massachusettssocietyofgenealogists.org

Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants
150 Wood Road, Suite 103, Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 535-6159
http://www.massmayflower.org

Massachusetts Society, Sons of the American Revolution
255 Main St., Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 229-1776
http://www.massar.org

Medford Historical Society
10 Governors Ave., Medford, MA 02155
http://www.medfordhistorical.org

Middleborough Historical Association
18 Jackson St., Middleborough, MA 02346
(508) 947-3394

Natick Historical Society and Museum
58 Eliot St., South Natick, MA 01760
(508) 647-4841
http://www.natickhistoricalsociety.org

National Archives, New England Region
380 Trapelo Rd., Waltham, MA 02452
(781) 663-0130
http://www.archives.gov/northeast/boston

Needham Historical Society
1147 Central Ave., Needham, MA 02492
(781) 455-8860
http://greisnet.com/needhist.nsf

New England Historic Genealogical Society
99 Newbury St. Boston, MA 02116
(888) 296-3447,
http://www.newenglandancestors.org

Old Colony Historical Society
66 Church Green, Taunton, MA 02780, (508) 822-1622
http://www.oldcolonyhistoricalsociety.org

Peabody Essex Museum
East India Square, 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970, (978) 745-9500
http://www.pem.org

Peabody Historical Society
35 Washington St., Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 531-0805
http://www.peabodyhistorical.org

Pilgrim Society
75 Court St., Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 746-1620
http://www.pilgrimhall.org

Plymouth County Genealogists
Box 1766, Brockton, MA 02303
http://plymouthcolony.net/pcgi

Plympton Historical Society
189 Main St., Plympton, MA 02367
(781) 585-2725

Quincy Historical Society
8 Adams St., Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 773-1144
http://quincyhistory.org

Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records and Statistics
150 Mount Vernon St., 1st Fl., Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 740-2600
http://www.mass.gov/dph/rvrs

Roman Catholic Archives of the Archdiocese of Boston
66 Brooks Dr., Braintree, MA 02184
http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Archives.aspx

Saugus Historical Society
Box 1209, Saugus, MA 01906
(781) 233-7232
http://www.saugus.org/HistoricalSociety

Sheffield Historical Society
137-161 Main St., Box 747, Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-2694
http://www.sheffieldhistory.org

Shirley Historical Society and Museum
182 Center Rd., Box 217, Shirley, MA 01464
(978) 425-9328
http://www.shirleyhistory.org

Rhode Island Historical Society
110 Benevolent St., Providence, RI 02906
(401) 331-8575
http://www.rihs.org

South Shore Genealogical Society
Box 396, Norwell, MA 02061
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~massgs

Southborough Historical Society
Box 364, 25 Common St., Southborough, MA 01772
http://www.southboroughhistory.org

State Library of Massachusetts
State House, Room 341, Boston, MA 02133
(617) 727-2590
http://www.mass.gov/lib

Supreme Lodge Knights of Pythias
25 S. Morton Ave., Morton, PA 19070
(610) 544-3500
http://www.pythias.org

Swedish Ancestry Research Association
Box 70603, Worcester, MA 01607
http://sarassociation.tripod.com

Walpole Historical Society
Box 100, Walpole MA 02081
http://www.walpolehistoricalsociety.org

War Records Office of the Adjutant General
239 Causeway St., Boston, MA 02114
(617) 727-2964

Western Massachusetts
Genealogical Society
Box 206, Springfield, MA 01108
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mawmgs

Winchester Historical Society
175 High St., Winchester, MA 01890
(781) 721-0135
http://www.winchesterhistoricalsociety.org


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