Regional History Research

Massachusetts Special Collections Directory
The Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections Directory profiles collections in more than 650 Massachusetts libraries, archives, historical societies and town clerk's offices, providing information about the institution, contacts, services available and volume of material.

Digital Commonwealth
An online repository for over 100 Massachusetts libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives. Browse by institution to view collections online.

Massachusetts Historical Society
View the online resources at the MHS, including digitized collections, galleries, catalogs, and collection guides.

Massachusetts Archives
Website for the government records of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

State Library of Massachusetts
The State Library's digital repository allows user to browse electronic records by communities, then search or browse collections within each community to view records online.