Genealogy Collections

Many of the Local and State History Organizations are excellent resources for patrons looking to complete genealogical research.  However, the 5 organizations listed below focus exclusively on this area, or devote whole departments to it. The New England Historical Genealogical Society and the Boston Public Library have resources within their organization with which you can conduct research, while the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists concentrates on bringing genealogists together at meetings for different local chapters and providing them with useful resources. 


Name Address
Phone Number or Email Address
New England Historical Genealogical Society
99-101 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
Boston Public Library, Social Sciences Department
Central Library
McKim Building
2nd Floor
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Massachusetts State Archives, Genealogy
220 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125
National Archives at Boston, Genealogy
380 Trapelo Road
Waltham, MA 02452
Massachusetts Society of Genealogists
P.O. Box 215
Ashland, MA 01721